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Ronge [née Meyer; other married name Traun], Berthalocked

(1818–1863)
  • Jane Read

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Ronge [née Meyer; other married name Traun], Bertha (1818–1863), educationist, was born on 25 April 1818 in Hamburg, Germany, daughter of Heinrich Christian Meyer (1797–1848), industrialist, and Agathe Margarete Beusch (1794–1833). Heinrich Meyer, the son of a carpenter, had begun by selling his father's walking-sticks and subsequently became the first owner of a steam-powered factory in ...

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