Mrs. Wegener

Mrs. WegenerabortionistsfemaleAn inquest was held September 8, 1887 investigating the death of Mrs. Rosina Doerr, who had died the previous Monday at her home on Sanchez Street. The doctors concluded that a surgical abortion had been performed.

Phillip, Rosina’s husband, said that he’d suspected an abortion and asked his wife, and she’d said she’d gone to a midwife, Mrs. Wegener of Mission Street, for the abortion.