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Nellie Magaziner Lang

Nellie Magaziner Lang (Neche)

Nellie Magaziner (born Neche; also known as Netty) was the youngest of the Magaziner children. She was born in Humenne on April 15, 1887.Nelli came to America on the Hermann in June 1887 with her parents, Henry and Cecelia, and her siblings William and Anna.

Howard Lang
Howard Lang

On April 4, 1911, Nellie married Howard Abraham Lang, a second-generation American, at Mosebach's Casino in Philadelphia. The patriarch Henry had died before this wedding, so Nellie was given in marriage by her oldest brother, Anthony. Howard was born in Philadelphia on January 28, 1887. Howard was a stock broker and a member of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange in the 1920s. He later worked in real estate. Nellie and Howard had two children. Howard died on June 7, 1966.

Nellie was the longest-lived of this remarkably long-lived generation, dying on June 28, 1979 at the age of 92.

Children of Nellie Magaziner and Howard Lang are:

  1. Herbert Magaziner Lang (b: 18 MAY 1912; d: 29 NOV 1991)
  2. Florence Carrie Lang (b: 9 DEC 1915; d: 29 APR 2007)

Herbert Magaziner Lang

Herbert Lang
Herbert 1916

Herbert Magaziner Lang was born in Philadelphia on May 18, 1912. In the 1930s, he worked for Philadelphia Rust Proof. At one time, he owned the Old King Cole restaurant and bar in Elkins Park. Later, he was self-employed as an exterminator.

Herbert married Sylvia Schwartz in the 1930s. Sylvia was born in Philadelphia on July 2, 1909. They had three daughters. Herbert and Sylvia divorced at some point because Herbert's obituary mentions stepchildren and a loving companion (not Sylvia), but Sylvia outlived Herbert.

Herbert died of congestive heart failure in his home on November 29, 1991, at the age of 79. Sylvia died on August 26, 1997.

Children of Herbert Magaziner Lang and Sylvia Schwartz are:

  2. Katherine Jane Lang (b: 16 SEP 1940; d: 15 AUG 2001)

Florence Carrie Lang

Florence Lang
Florence 1916

Florence Lang was born in Philadelphia on December 9, 1915. She was often known as Freddie. In 1936, she married Edward Adolphe. Edward was born in New York on April 29, 1910. He was working as a copy editor and film columnist for the New York Herald Tribune. Edward and Florence apparently met on a cruise to Puerto Rico that Freddie took with her mother Nellie in February 1936. The marriage was very short-lived: they were divorced before the 1940 census.

In the 1940s, Freddie married Milton Jere Green. He was born as Milton Goldfarb in St. Louis, Missouri on December 6, 1912, but his father died when he was very young and he eventually took his stepfather's surname, Green. Milton was a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and practiced law in Philadelphia for a time before joining the marines and serving in the Pacific during World War II, earning various medals. Milton and Freddie had three daughters in Philadelphia during and after Milton's service, but later moved to Bristol, Tennessee where Milton worked as general manager Twin City Auto-Parts. Freddie and Milton divorced at some time.

Milton died on on May 1, 2000 at his residence in Tennessee and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Freddie died on April 29, 2007, at the age of 91.

Children of Florence Carolyn Lang and Milton Jere Green are:


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