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Obituaries - NJ - 1901 - Frederick Louis Hirschey
Frederick Louis Hirschey, a Freehold carpenter, died at the Long Branch hospital on Tuesday of last week, aged 63 years. He had been sick
for some time with a complication of diseases and he went to the hospital to have an operation performed. He died on the day set for
performing the operation, but before the operation was performed.
Mr. Hirschey was a native of Switzerland and came to this country when 21 years old. He located near Freehold and had lived in that
vicinity ever since. For a short time he followed the wheelwright trade at Millhurst. He enlisted in the civil war with the Fourteenth
New Jersey regiment, but served throughout most of the war with Battery L of the Fifth United States artillery. Of late years he had
received a pension. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias, of the Grand Army Post of Freehold and of the Freehold fire department.
A wife and four children, two of whom live at home, survive him.
Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, June 19, 1901
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