Monday, November 19, 2012

Heinrich Wengrowsky alias H. Schoenfeld

The 1880 U.S. Census listed Henry Schoenfeld, age 45, as a gunmaker who resided at the Schlenk House in downtown Sandusky. Henry stated that he was born in Alsace, and his parents had been born in Poland. After Henry Schoenfeld died on November 19, 1894, he was buried at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. The tombstone inscription for Henry Schoenfeld, who was also known as Heinrich Wengrowsky reads:

Heinrich Wengrowsky
alias H. Schoenfeld

Died Nov. 19, 1894

71 yrs.

The tombstone inscription for Heinrich Wengrowsky/H. Schoenfeld reflects his rich diverse cultural heritage.

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