Frances (Fanny) Marcuson

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Fanny Marcuson (Weidenthal)

Nicknames: "Franziska"
Death: Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH, USA
Place of Burial: Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Moses (Moises) Weidenthal and Rebecca Weidenthal
Wife of Emanuel Marcuson
Mother of Moses Marcuson; Aaron Marcuson and <private> Bruml (Marcuson)
Sister of Bernard Weidenthal; Lottie Lederer; Emanuel Weidenthal; Leopold Weidenthal and Abraham Weidenthal

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About Fanny Marcuson (Weidenthal)

According to a letter written by her great granddaughter Wilma Wolfenstein dated 4/21/1999 Fanny came to the US in the 1830's with siblings.

She is buried at Mayfield Cemetary, Cleveland OH

1849 A little group of Czechs arrived in Cleveland, including Willi Hesky and his sister. Bernard Weidenthal came from Bohemia with his widowed mother, Mrs. Rebecca Neumann Weidenthal, and her children, Charlotte, Fannie, and Leopold; and Joseph Loewy and his daughter, Dorothea. Weidenthal purchased a residence on Woodland Avenue to which he took his bride, Dorothea Loewy. Hesky went west in early manhood, and his sister married a farmer near Sandusky.

According to the advertisements, the fireplace was on the way out, and the cooking stove was featured as a great new blessing to the meal-maker. A gas-manufacturing plant had been built and pipes were laid to provide street lighting for Cleveland. One by one the smoky lamps were removed and the first street lights were installed, brightening Superior Street from the river to Erie, the Public Square, and Water, Merwin, and Bank streets. On December 8, the lights were turned on, and citizens gathered under the lamp posts to enjoy the novelty.

The glory of the stars and moon And comets, too, may pass; Then let 'em go — however soon. For Cleveland's burning gas!

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Frances (Fanny) Marcuson's Timeline

April 27, 1854
Age 39
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH
April 15, 1855
Age 40
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
Age 41
November 21, 1892
Age 77
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH, USA
Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States