Letters from Anna

Anna Kuhn

Anna Friederike Blanca von Schmalensee, second daughter of FFL and his second wife, was born on November 1, 1852. Anna had to work in several positions as a governess and companion due to the family’s financial situation. While working in St. Petersburg, she met Fred Kuhn, whom she later married. They had two sons and two daughters. After living in England for many years, she and her husband separated and she immigrated with her sons to the U.S. in the early 1900s. According to a telegram Curt received from Anna’s son Bert, she died in Los Angeles, California, on February 1, 1927.