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Margarethe (Wiss) Sinon (1893 - 1988)

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Margarethe "Gretchen" Sinon formerly Wiss
Born in Newark, NJmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Newark, NYmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of , [private daughter (1920s - unknown)], and
Died in Concord, NHmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Apr 2017 | Last significant change: 12 Aug 2018
14:57: Suzanne Sayer edited the Biography for Margarethe (Wiss) Sinon. [Thank Suzanne for this]
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Biography

Note: Wellsley College Class of 1915.

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Biography

Nana died in the Mckerley nursing home (?) while suzanne was living on Sapphire street Near Costa Mesa CA. Nana's English teacher at Wellesley was the woman who wrote the words to America the beautiful. Gretchen worked tirelessly to get the US Postal service to put her on a US postage stamp.

Nana had a maid, Helen robertson? in her last few years in Maplewood. Their monthly milk purchase was 20 quarts, prompting her son to speculate that Helen "toted" a lot of milk home to her family. Gretchen hired Florence as her laundress. Florence worked for Gretchen's mother before she worked for Gretchen. Florence's son became a stock broker and lived in Japan. Florence might have been a single mother who put her son through college.

Uncle Buck hired India and Arthur. Later gretchen hired India and Arthur, who drove Mary Lou to high school at Miss Beard's school in East Orange. Mamie was a housekeeper and excellent cook for Gretchen. Helen "melon" cooked southern fried chicken. Most of her dishes had too much salt in them.

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Margarethe by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Margarethe:

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On 24 Jul 2017 at 03:30 GMT Suzanne Sayer wrote:

Wiss-56 and Wiss-51 appear to represent the same person because: they are the same person. They have the same parents, and the same daughter and the same husband



Margarethe is 23 degrees from Judy Garland, 22 degrees from Mindy Silva and 19 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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