July 16 – Magdalena Maria Dorothea Kort

The islamic calendar starts with the emigration of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina on July 16, 622

The 10 years old Richard II. gets crowned as King of England on July 16, 1377.

And on my family tree?

We celebrate the birthday of one of my in-laws.

Magdalena Maria Dorothea KORT is born on July 16, 1849 in Welzin, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany.

Her father Johann Joachim Heinrich KORT was a fee farmer in Welzin and married to Magdalena Sophia née ISENHAGEN.

On November 18, 1870 she married the blacksmith Johann Friedrich Gottlieb PÜSTOW from Groß Eichsen, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany in Damshagen in the same grandduchy.

I found six children for the couple so far, five sons and a daughter – born between 1872 and 1886. All the children have been born in Upahl, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany where Johann already lived when they married.

Magdalena died on November 6, 1918 in Upahl of the flu. She got laid to rest in Diedrichshagen on November 12, 1918.

death certificate Magdalena Kort

death certificate Magdalena Kort



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