In the year 2017 on 06. February, a tenant of the house Von-Quadt-Strasse 57 in Cologne found the digging plate of Elli [Elise] Winterberg during gardening. He called an FB group to clarify the fate of the person on the tombstone. Here is now an overview of the short life of Elli [Elise] Winterberg from the many information of the FB group and from the media put together. The report is constantly being updated. There are also many external links to further information.
Since I have certainly not found all the information, I would be happy about the additions and additions that complement Ellis' life path.
Elli [Elise] Winterberg was the first daughter of factory worker Peter Winterberg (born 06.07.1889 in Schlöm, Bergisch Gladbach) and his wife Margarete Winterberg née Schüttler on September 14, 1919 in Cologne-Dellbrück on the Von-Quadt-Straße 61 (Born on 05.03.1895 in Cologne-Dellbrück) was born. The family was a Catholic religion. [Source: birth certificate No. 195/119 Köln-Loheide and registration card from Cologne]
Her parents were married 4 months before their birth on 16 May 1919 in Cologne Holweide. Perhaps Elli [Elise] was the reason why the couple got married. Elli's father was a laborer [Source: Sterbeurkunde].
Before the marriage, the father probably served in the WK I, because there are several matching entries in the loss list WK I
The family had at least one other child, because Elli [Elise] probably had a younger sister named Käthe.
In 1925 the family moved to the Von-Quadt-Straße 9 in Cologne [Source: WDR-local time Klön 09.02.2016 19:30 clock]
A time-teller who can still remember Elli [Elise], now 88 years old "Elli, who was standing in front of the house, had pitch-black hair, just like your mother, the family did not feel uncomfortable and lived very withdrawn."
A still living cousin [Christel Kirchgessler] from Elli says she was an unlikely pretty girl. The cousin did not know Elli [Elise] personally, but from stories. She had grown up well.
Elli [Elise] was named in her death certificate as a worker. She possibly worked in the Radium-Gummiwerken in Köln Dellbrück in Cologne Dellbrück. [Source: Zeitzeugin]. She suffered from tuberculosis [Source: Zeitzeugin], so far it is not known how long she was already infected with this disease.
Elise was deceased on 25 September 1935 at noon in the Protestant Hospital of Cologne-Kalk. [Source: death certificate 346/1935 Cologne-Kalk]. She died of a blind arm breakthrough. [Source: Cousin]
She was buried in the cemetery of Cologne-Dellbrück on 28 September 1935. [Source: Pfarrer Bernd-Michael Fasel]
On 25.08.1945 the family in the registration register of Cologne was still registered as in the Von-Quadt-Straße 9 as living.
The father passed away in Cologne-Dellbrück on 19 November 1961 at 6:40 am [Source: Report card from Cologne - Die death certificate is given as StA (district court) Cologne-Dellbrück No. 995/61.] He still lived in The Von-Quadt-Straße9 in Cologne.
Ellis's mother passed away on April 11, 1962, in Bergisch Gladbach. [Source: registration card from Cologne - The death certificate is indicated as StA (district court) Bergisch Gladbach no. 189/62.]
The still-living cousin of Elli [Elise], does not want to have the gravestone. The finder of the tombstone considers the stone to be handed over to a cemetery and a small memorial for Elli is built.
Folgende Fragen sind noch immer offen:
- How is the stone from House No. 9 in House No. 57? That's almost 200 m air line!
- Who was Mrs. Gertrud Winterberg, who lived in House No. 57 and died there too?
[translated with Google translator]