Margarethe Maria Charlotte Thannhauser

Margarethe Maria Charlotte Thannhauser (1924 - 2009)

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Margarethe Maria Charlotte (Margarethe Maria Charlotte) Thannhauser
Born in Munich, Germanymap
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [private sister (1910s - unknown)] and
Wife of — married in Cambridge, Mass.map
Descendants descendants
Mother of and [private son (1950s - unknown)]
Died in Concord, MA, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Jun 2013
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Biography

Born in Munich Germany, she moved to Dusseldorf and then Frieburg as her father got better and better professorships.

Known as Gretchen she moved with her family to Brookline, MA (Boston) in 1935 to escape Hitler. Her father was Jewish and her mother was Catholic. They left behind her beloved governess, know as "Dada," Fraulein Huber, who had raised her from a baby. This was very hard on her. She went to the Winsor School in Boston (http://www.winsor.edu/) which prepared her well for a distinguished career at Radcliffe. She also got a masters in art history from Harvard and worked as an art critic for Art News magazine until about 1955.

Her obituary in the East Hampton Star is at the bottom of the page under Margaret Munson: http://67.199.116.138/dnn/Obituaries/tabid/9884/Default.aspx

An excerpt: "Margaret Thannhauser Munson, known as Gretchen, was a magna cum laude Radcliffe graduate, art critic, former chairwoman of the Ladies Village Improvement Society Fair, and former member of the Maidstone Club.

“She was a stalwart at the L.V.I.S. Fair,” her family wrote. “She started working in the book booth, then organized that booth, and ultimately became chairwoman of the entire fair.”

Name

Name: Margarethe Maria Charlotte /Thannhauser/[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]
Name: (Margarethe) Gretchen Maria Charlotte /Thannhauser/
Note: #N286
Name: Margaret Charlotte /Thannhauser/

Found multiple versions of NAME. Using Margarethe Maria Charlotte /Thannhauser/.

Birth

Birth:
Date: 22 APR 1924
Place: Munich, Germany[8][9][10][11]
Birth:
Place: Munich, Germany[12][13][14][15]
Birth:
Date: 22 APR 1924
Place: München, Bayern, Deutschland

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using 22 APR 1924

Death

Death:
Date: 25 AUG 2009
Place: Concord, MA, USA
Death:
Date: 25 AUG 2009
Place: Concord, Mass.
Death:
Date: 28 AUG 2009
Place: Concord, MA, USA

Found multiple copies of DEAT DATE. Using 25 AUG 2009Array

Graduation

Graduation:
Date: 1946
Place: Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Mass.
Note: #N285

Immigration

Immigration:
Date: 1935

Alias

Alias: Gretchen

Reference

Reference: 1070

Occupation

Occupation: Art critic

Residence

Residence:
Place: East Hampton, N.Y., Groton, Mass.
Residence: Age: 16; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Date: 01 APR 1940
Place: Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States[16]
Residence:
Date: 1935
Place: Freeburg, Germany[17]

Event

Event: Age: 10
Type: Arrival
Date: 04 APR 1935
Place: New York, New York[18]
Event:
Type: Departure
Place: Bremen, Germany[19]

Origin

Origin:
Place: Germany[20]


Marriage

Husband: Lawrence Shipley Munson
Wife: Margarethe Maria Charlotte Thannhauser
Child: @I1@
Marriage:
Date: 24 MAY 1947
Place: Cambridge, Mass.[21]


Sources

  • Source: S1 Title: sara.GED NOTESource Medium: Other CONT
  • Source: S15 Author: Ancestry.com Title: 1940 United States Federal Census Publication: Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT,USA;Date:2012;;;; Repository: #R1
  • Repository: R1 Name: Ancestry.com Address: E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • Source: S16 Author: Ancestry.com Title: New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 Publication: Name: Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT,USA;Date:2010;;;; Repository: #R1


Notes

Acknowledgments

Thank you to Kitty Munson for creating WikiTree profile Thannhauser-13 through the import of kitty10by2gen.ged on Jun 28, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Kitty and others.




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