Henry Lederer, often spelled Leterer, was born in Bavaria, Germany. He may have come with other siblings or family to the states. He worked as a gardener, nurserymen, carpenter, cabinet maker, grocer and florist (City Directories) and resided at 1062 W. Madison Street in Chicago.
The Cook Co., IL Death Index, 1878 - 1922 says Henry Lederer was aged 81 years, 5 months, a carpenter, and was born in _rosenuth, cert. #00010732.
Henry Lederer's Cook County, Illinois Physician's Certificate of Death #10732 lists the following data: male, white, age 87 years and 5 months, occupation: carpenter, died 31st May 1894, A.M., married, Nationality and place where born: German, Grosenuth (:?, hard to read), resided in Illinois since 1841, place of death: 1062 W (or E.) Mad (as in Madison?) Street, 12th Ward of Chicago, of pneumonia, duration: 2 days, duration of complications: heart disease, place of burial, Rosehill, undertaker F.Busher, dated Chicago, 31st May 1894 by S__ Falls, M.D., 1028 W. Manor St. NOTE: I have estimated his birth based on the above age to be about Dec 1812 to Jan 1813.