Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig (1867 - 1946)

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Nicknames: "Wilhelm Heinrich Gerich", "Wilhelm Heinrich Gehrig", "Henry L Gehrig"
Place of Burial: Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, United States
Birthplace: Adelsheim, Mosbach, Baden, Germany
Death: Died in Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, United States
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About Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig

Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig was born in 1867 in Adelsheim, Baden, and came to America in October of 1888. He originally spent some time in Chicago, but later settled in New York, where he met Christina who was fourteen years younger than he and stout as a keg. Like Heinrich, she was a Lutheran. They married in 1900.

He was the father of baseball legend Lou Gehrig. Heinrich was a sheet metal worker by trade, but frequently unemployed due to alcoholism.

1940 Census - Residence at 616 So. 8th Avenue, Mount Vernon, New York 1905 Census - Resident at 1994 Second Avenue, New York, New York

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Heinrich Gehrig's Timeline

1867
March 12, 1867
Adelsheim, Mosbach, Baden, Germany
April 17, 1867
Adelsheim, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
1900
November 27, 1900
Age 33
1902
May 26, 1902
Age 35
New York, New York, United States
1903
June 19, 1903
Age 36
New York, New York, NY, USA
1904
July 27, 1904
Age 37
New York, New York, United States
1946
August 16, 1946
Age 79
Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, United States
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Valhalla, Westchester, New York, United States