Elisabeth was born 2 Dec 1854 in New York City. She died as an infant. Vincent Becker is a grandson of Lydia Scholl Becker and Lydia is the sister to Elizabeth. Vincent states in his records that Elizabeth was born 11 Dec 1850, New York, NY and died as an infant in New York. NY. However the record below disproves this assumption.
Premature birth is the biggest contributor to infant deaths. Other leading causes of infant mortality are birth asphyxia, pneumonia, congenital malformations, term birth complications such as abnormal presentation of the foetus umbilical cord prolapse, or prolonged labor neonatal infection, diarrhoea, malaria, measles and malnutrition. In 1900, 30 percent of all deaths in the United States occurred in children less than 5 years of age compared to just 1.4 percent in 1999.
|Eliz Scholl birth 2 Dec 1854 film 004201782 page 328|