My Froehlich's lived in Middle Village, Maspeth, Queens.
2165 Cushing Ave, Maspeth, Queens Co., NY as per 1920 census.
Age: 42 Year: 1920
Birthplace: NY Roll: T625_1230
Race: W Page: 2B
State: New York ED: 98
County: Queens Image: 505
Froehlich/nee Frey 1920 census: Born in NY. Both parents were from Germany.
All spoke German.
Froehlich, Peter - Suffolk, NY
Born 8 May 1916
Died Sep 1985
Here's the info from the full 1910 census
enumerated in Queens, second ward, NARA roll 1067, part one, page 95 B [B as in Boy]
Flushing Avenue [no house number given] enumerated 20 April; lines 76-77
-PETER FROEHLICH , age 32, born NY, father and mother both [sic] born Germany; widow; liquor dealer- employer; no weeks out of work in the past year [the 365 days preceeding the census]; rents house
-Jacob Froehlich, brother, 19, single, born New York, father and mother both [sic] born Germany, 20 weeks out of work in the past year
The son Peter of Peter Froehlich and Emma Frey was my Great Uncle. He moved from Queens to Long Island.
We understood that he never married. He was considered slow of mind. Not retarded, just slow. He was very tall, had thick lips, wore glasses and had huge hands. I remember him as very quiet, shy. A gentle giant.
One of his sisters was my grandmother, Catherine Emma Ryan, nee Froehlich. The other sister was Eleanor. An older brother from the first marriage was Frederick.
He may have fathered a child out of wedlock that nobody knew about. It's worth looking into. I have two living relatives I can ask. His neice and a grand neice.
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