Mrs. Elizabeth Hermann
Submitted by: 
Lisa Marie Sumner
 

 

Mrs. Elizabeth Hermann, mother of Hon. Binger Hermann, Commissioner of the General Land Office, died at the old Hermann home stead on the South Fork of the Coquille river, 6 miles from Myrtle Point, Apr. 2, 1900, age 79 years month and I day. Deceased was born in Tredegar, Monmothshire South Wales, England, Mar. 1,
1821 and came to the United States in 1837 with her father, David Hopkins, who built the first iron furnace in United States near Cumberland, Md. She was married to Dr. Henry Hermann in 1840 and came to Coos county with a colony from Baltimore in May 1859 where she resided on the old home stead until her death. She was the mother of 9 children, those surviving her being, Binger and T. M Hermann of Washington, D. C, C. M., F. P. and E. W. Hermarn and Mrs. E. Bender of Myrtle Point and Mrs. J. W. Baker of Phoenix, Ariz. Buried on the old homestead place.
---- Myrtle Point Enterprise, Apr. 6, 1900

Mrs. Hermann was from Baltimore living in Oregon at the time of her death.

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