Magdalena (Lena) HOMAN was born on 15 Jul
1839 in New York. Her parents were John Homan and Elizabeth Scheidel.
In the 1870 U.S. Federal Census, "Lena" was 30
years old and born in New York. She was living with her husband
and 5 children in Wilkes-Barre Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania.
In the 1880 census, "Lany" was 40 years old, and keeping house.
Her father was born in Germany, her mother was born in New York.
She was living with her husband and 8 children in Lehman, Luzerne,
In the 1900 census, Lena was 60 years old, born July 1839 in New York.
She was married 40 years. She was the mother of 14 children with
12 living at time of census (June 1900). She lived with her
husband, 6 children, and a grandchild, Marmie Walter (5), at 40 Lehigh
Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
In the 1910 census, Lena was 70 years old, born in Germany. She
was married 50 years. She was living with her husband, 4 sons and
a granddaughter at 40 Lehigh Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
(Information was not correct - she was born in New
York; she was married 53 years. Correct information was in previous
She died on 1 May 1913 in
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Funeral preparations by Klein
Burial: St. Nicholas Cemetery, Darling St.,
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (3 May 1913)
Cause of death: Pulmonary Congestion
Father: John Homan
Mother: Elizabeth Scheidel
Source: Death Certificate
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