Regina Winklein Sommer

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Regina Winklein Sommer

1808
July 2-
Würtsburg,Germany
mother Lena, father John
Wuertzberg is between Frankfurt and Nurenberg

1837
Married Philip Sommer- Born in Germany on May 12, 1807

1837
June 16, arrived in NYC on barque “Defender” with Phil Sommer

1838
April 16, Daughter Eliza born in Albany
(according to the death certificate of Regina, she spend one year of her 47 years in the US not in NYC. This would have been her first year in the U.S. because her daughter Eliza was born in Albany.)

1840
Philip Sommer in US Census
between 30-40 years old
a woman between 20- 30 years old
with 1 girl and one boy under the age of 5
(in this census only the name of the head of household is recorded)

1843
Son Louie born

1846
William born

1850
U.S. Census in NYC
Sommers, Philip 40 M Cabinette Maker
Mary 40 F
Eliza 12 F
Louis 7 M
William 4 M
also at same address were
Frederica Kushmann 20, F
Christian Blakeley 17 M cabinette maker

1853
daughter Anna born

1868
Eliza’s husband George Moller dies

1872
November, William married to Theresa Leicht

1873
March 26, son Louis and Carrie Flammer married

1873
October 7, granddaughter Susan Regina Sommer born

1874
June 22, her granddaughter stillborn first child female of Louie and Carrie

1874
August 10, her granddaughter Susan Regina Sommer died

1874
Husband Philip Sommer died 242 West 33 Street (between 6th & 7th)

1874
directory Philip and Louie were listed here 390 8th Ave.”eatingh”
corner of 30th Street.
William lived here in 1872.
Did Philip and his son Louis run eating house which was a restaurant?

1879
In the New York City Directory, Regina Sommer, widow, living at 242 West 33rd Street.

Daughter Anna married to Johann Schmidt October,30, 1879.

1884
Regina dies at 1658 Lexington Ave. the home of her youngest daughter, Anna Sommer Schmidt.
Regina was buried Dec.1.



(4 years later Adele Shmidt 3 year old, dies at the same address and is buried with Regina.
The Schmidt, Moeller and Kruger family are buried in the same plot and lived at the same address.)
To see a list of who is buried at this site with Regina, click on the “Historical Addresses” tab on this website. Then click “Cemeteries”. They click “New York” and finally click “Lutheran Cemetery. Scroll down the page to find a listing of this particular plot.

After being widowed and raising her children Eliza Sommer Moeller, married Charles Kruger.

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2 thoughts on “Regina Winklein Sommer

  1. The US NYC 1850 census of the Sommer family mentioned here has William as the head of the household. It should be Philip, not William. Mary is the wife but this must be Regina as the family is the same in other census data and the children are those of Philip and Regina.Small correction.

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