Frederick Glattfeld
(Abt 1805-Bef 1880)
Maria Henrietta Sophia Walbaum

Henry Otto Glattfeld


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Fredericka Wilhelmine Menke

Henry Otto Glattfeld

  • Born: 12 May 1842, Hagen Bi Pyrmont, Waldeck, Westfalen, Kingdom of Prussia
  • Marriage: Fredericka Wilhelmine Menke on 2 Mar 1871 in Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois
  • Died: 9 Jan 1922, Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois at age 79

  General Notes:

Henry emigrated to the U.S. in 1864, and changed the spelling of the name to Glattfeld. He was a prominent brickmason in Quincy. The Newcomb Hotel and many other structures in Quincy were his work.

He came to America in 1864, through N.Y., settling in Cincinnati, Ohio before moving to Quincy in 1867. He was well known riding his buggy from his home at 1418 Monroe to his contracting business near 12th and Jersey (west side of 12th).

The family residence in 1876 was at 182 10th St. In the 1906 City Directory shows them residing at 1418 Monroe.

Henry married Fredericka Wilhelmine Menke, daughter of Hermann Heinrich Menke and Hannah Friederike Recksick, on 2 Mar 1871 in Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois. (Fredericka Wilhelmine Menke was born on 15 Dec 1840 in Elverdissen, Herford, Detmold, Nordrhein-Westphalia, died on 13 Aug 1917 in Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois and was buried in Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois.)

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