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Johann Frederick Rodewald, 1808-1886

Nationality: German
Date of Birth: 1808
Place of Birth: Bremen, Germany
Date of Death: 1886
Place of Death: Rettershof, Taunus, Germany


He was the son of Friedrich Rodewald and Anna Quentell, of Bremen, Germany. He was a successful banker who married Mary Isabella McNeill (AMW's niece). They had seven children, four of which died early. The surviving children were: Alice (1854-1923); Edith (b. 1857); Frederick (b. 1864). They lived at Staten Island, NY, and later moved to Feldheim, Wimbledon Common, London.


Rohdewald, Wolfgang. 'The Genealogy of the Rodewald / Rohdewald families.' (2001).