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Death registry and obituary for Isadore Rich, July 1910
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Sterberegister (death registry) for Isadore Rich
Aboard Kronprinzessin Cecilie (Crown Princess Cecilie)
Monday, July 11, 1910
Paper and ink
Gift of Reka DeMasi
Jewish Heritage Collection
College of Charleston

‘Mr Isadore Rich Buried’
Orangeburg, S.C. July 14, 1910
Newspaper clipping
Gift of Reka DeMasi
Jewish Heritage Collection
College of Charleston

On the return voyage from Cherbourg to New York, a month after writing to his wife and family from the spa in Wiesbaden, Isadore Rich died at sea. Captain D. Hogemann duly inscribed a page in the ship’s log book with information from the death certificate.

On July 14, 1910, Isadore’s remains were taken by train to Orangeburg, “the city where he had spent his boyhood days,” and laid out in the home of his brother, Philip Rich. On Isadore’s grave in the Hebrew Cemetery “were placed numerous, handsome and symbolic floral emblems, the gift of friends who loved him.

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