Agathe von Trapp (Whitehead) (1891 - 1922)

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Birthplace: Rijeka, Općina Rijeka, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Croatia
Death: Died in Klosterneuburg, Wien-Umgebung District, Niederosterreich, Austria
Cause of death: pneumonia following scarlet fever
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Agathe von Trapp (Whitehead)

Agathe Whitehead was the first wife of Georg Johannes Ludwig von Trapp. She was a niece of St John Brodrick, 1st Earl of Midleton (he was her aunt Hilda's brother) and a granddaughter of Robert Whitehead, who invented the modern torpedo. Agathe christened his first command, the U-boat U-6.

Agathe's inherited wealth sustained the couple and permitted them to start a family. Their first child, Rupert, was born on November 1, 1911, at Pola. The family lived at Pina Budicina 11. The marriage produced six more children: Agathe, also born at Pola; Maria Franziska; Werner; Hedwig; and Johanna; all born at Zell am See at the family home—the Erlhof—and Martina, born at Klosterneuburg at the family home, the Martinsschlössel.

On September 3, 1922, Baroness von Trapp died of scarlet fever contracted from her daughter Agathe. The family purchased a villa in Aigen, a suburb of Salzburg, and moved in 1924

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Agathe von Trapp's Timeline

1891
June 14, 1891
Rijeka, Općina Rijeka, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Croatia
1911
November 1, 1911
Age 20
Pula, Istria, Croatia
1913
March 12, 1913
Age 21
Pula, Istria, Austria-Hungary
1914
September 28, 1914
Age 23
Zell am See, Salzburg, Austria
1915
1915
Age 23
Zell am See, Salzburg, Austria
1917
July 28, 1917
Age 26
Zell am See, Salzburg, Austria
1919
1919
Age 27
Zell am See, Salzburg, Austria
1921
1921
Age 29
Klosterneuburg, Lower Austria, Austria
1922
September 3, 1922
Age 31
Klosterneuburg, Wien-Umgebung District, Niederosterreich, Austria
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