Isador Langermann

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Ernst Isador Langermann

Birthplace: Floss, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
Death: July 03, 1911 (42)
Madras | Chennai (on a ship close to Madras), Tamil Nadu, India
Immediate Family:

Son of Salomon Loew Langermann and Auguste Langermann
Husband of Edith Rachel Langermann
Father of Augusta Phyllis Langermann and Frederick Edward Langermann
Brother of Berthe Langermann; Emil Langermann; Max Langermann; Jakob Langermann; Rosa Langermann and 4 others

Managed by: Kitty Munson Cooper
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About Isador Langermann

The official record of Floss shows his birthday as Sept 11 [Renate Höpfinger, "Die Judengemeinde von Floss, 1684-1942" chart L 21] but his father's prayerbook (see sources) shows it as Sept 10. There is often a one day discrepancy between Hebrew and german records. . Also the circumcision date is listed as the second day of the Jewish New Year festival which would have been Sept 18. Since this must take place 8 days after birth he was born on the 10th.

Family lore is that he was friends with Madame Curie and had discovered radium/uranium deposits in India but died on the ship headed back ... the probate record does list his address as Madras India and his heir as Edith Rachel Langermann,presumably his wife.

We think that this snippet is him since his son Frederick Edward Langermann who was adopted by brother Max (see Max death certificate) since FE is listed in many records as being born in Salisbury

"On Tuesday afternoon Dr. Langerman and Miss Edith Spiro, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. Spiro of the Imperial Hotel, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony. Mr. Pidcock, Assistant Resident Magistrate, performed the civil ceremony, and Mr. J. Gaber officiated at the religious ceremony. A large number of friends the bride and bridegroom attended.... At about five o'clock the happy pair departed amid showers of rice, for their honeymoon at Eleven Mile Spruit....

listed at source is indicated as November 1898 Nugget

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Isador Langermann's Timeline

September 11, 1868
Floss, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
May 2, 1900
Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia
Harare, Zimbabwe
July 3, 1911
Age 42
Madras | Chennai (on a ship close to Madras), Tamil Nadu, India