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Baron Werner von Trapp



Baron Werner von Trapp,
born est c.1884.
He mar 9 June 1914, Austria, to Connie O'Mara [born 8 Sept 1891].
She went to Vienna, Austria, as a governess, and married the son of the house.
Werner fought in WWI.
He was killed in action, 2 May 1915, age est c.31 yrs.
He was killed in an offensive by the Russians against the Austrian troops in Galicia.
Connie was married, mother and widow all in one year.
They had issue:

  1. Connie von Trapp,
    Connie junior, Constance, born 1915-1916.
    "Connie Baby" [Agathe von Trapp, 2010].
    Muffie de Courcy met her c.1940, remembered her riding a horse bareback.
    She lived Bastiengasse 56/3, Vienna 1180, Austria (see map).
    Etienne Rynne met her there 1957.
    She mar c.1959 (post-1957) to Oskar Hagl [NOT Hegel], no issue.
    They lived Bastiengasse 56/3, Vienna.
    Apparently she was allowed keep the name "von Trapp" after marriage, since she was the only von Trapp left in Vienna (after the singing family had fled to America 1938).
    He was an invalid. She had to nurse him.
    She visited Ireland 1961.
    She died think c.1969, age c.53-54 yrs.
    She was possibly living in Austria in 1972.

A picture labelled "Connie Trapp, Rougemont 1938".
This must be Connie junior.
Apparently a portrait done by Lilias Ruthven Stuart.
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Connie O'Mara's wedding invitation 1914

Arms on Mary O'Mara's invitation to Connie O'Mara's wedding 1914.
These must be arms of von Trapp.
Though it does not look like the von Trapp arms in [Agathe von Trapp, 2010, p.112].
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"Agathe Trapp" and her Whitehead relations sign Mary O'Mara's invitation to Connie O'Mara's wedding 1914.
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