WILLIAM HASSE was born in Germany around 1849. he came to America in 1877 and first settled in Philadelphia. He came to Camden in late 1889 or early 1890, and was one of the first people to mover to Camden's Liberty Park section, settling at 1308 Lansdowne Avenue, which in those days was called Lemon Street. By 1910 he was working as a clerk in a vinegar works, and remained in that position until his retirement in the 1920s. William Hasse passed away on February 1, 1933.
|Camden Courier-Post - February 4, 1933|
WILLIAM HASSE DIES; LIBERTY PARK PIONEER
Funeral services for William Hasse, 83, one of the pioneer settlers of the Liberty Park section of Camden, who died Wednesday, will be held at 2 p. m. today at his home, 1308 Lansdowne avenue.
Mr. Hasse was born in Germany and came to this country when 18, settling in Philadelphia. He married Miss Emma Reinschel and moved to Camden, building the first house in Liberty Park 60 years ago. He could then from his home and see Kaighn's Point ferry. The family has lived in the same house since.
In addition to the widow, he is also survived by three children: Harry A., Sabina M., and Christiana. A son, Walter, died four years ago.
Mr. Hasse died following an operation on his foot, which became afflicted two years ago.
Rev. Christian N. Hansen, pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Parkside, will conduct the services, and burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery..
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