Nine Generations

Steven Mark Jasper

Male, #181, Living



Parents

FatherJulius David Jasper (1924-2000)
MotherLois May Guterman (1929-2001)

Relationships2nd cousin of Robert Cooper Jacobs
2nd great-grandson of Mordechai Eisenberg
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Theodore Edson Clark

Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Last Edited28 March 2022 13:38:53

Richard Warren Jasper

Male, #182, Living



Parents

FatherJulius David Jasper (1924-2000)
MotherLois May Guterman (1929-2001)

Relationships2nd cousin of Robert Cooper Jacobs
2nd great-grandson of Mordechai Eisenberg
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Theodore Edson Clark

Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Last Edited28 March 2022 13:38:53

Barbara Ann Jasper

Female, #183, Living



Parents

FatherJulius David Jasper (1924-2000)
MotherLois May Guterman (1929-2001)

Relationships2nd cousin of Robert Cooper Jacobs
2nd great-granddaughter of Mordechai Eisenberg
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Theodore Edson Clark

Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Last Edited28 March 2022 13:38:53

Nancy B. Lepow

Female, #184, Living



Parents

FatherHarold Irving Lepow (1918-1987)
MotherLillian R. Lakin (1920-)


Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart

Last Edited28 March 2022 13:38:53

Stuart Aferiat

Male, #185, Living



Parents

FatherAlbert Aferiat (1921-1984)
MotherCharlotte Geberer (1927-1970)


Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart

Last Edited28 March 2022 13:38:53

Millie Sapier

Female, #186, Living



Parents

FatherHerman Sapier (1915-1995)
MotherLena Solomon (1918-1981)


Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart

Last Edited28 March 2022 13:38:53

Benjamin Lax

Benjamin Lax
Male, #187, Deceased, b. 14 March 1883, d. 19 February 1970



Parents

FatherSzlama Jankel Lax (1852-1888)
MotherBrucha Laya Becher (1853-1888)

Family 1: Dora Fierman (1882-1964)

SonJoseph Lax + (1907-1987)
DaughterHelen Lax + (1914-2014)
SonJack Isador Lax + (1915-1990)
DaughterAnne Lax + (1920-2007)

Family 2: Kate Finkelstein (1887-1971)


RelationshipsGrandfather of Linda Lax

Charts and other referencesLax Descendancy Chart

Biographical Details

1883BirthBenjamin Lax was born on 14 March 1883 in Biłgoraj, Poland. His birth name was Berisch Lachs.1,2,3
1918OccupationOn 12 September 1918 Benjamin Lax was a tailor and garment worker in New York, New York.4
1888Death of ParentHis father, Szlama Jankel Lax, died in 1888 in Janow Lubelski, Poland.
1888Death of ParentHis mother, Brucha Laya Becher, died on 2 February 1888 in Biłgoraj, Poland.
About 1906Marr-PartnersBenjamin Lax married Dora Fierman about 1906.5
1907Birth of ChildHis son, Joseph Lax, was born on 4 October 1907 in Russia.
Before 1910ResidenceBenjamin Lax lived in Biłgoraj, Poland, before 1910. Bilgoraj is 60 miles south of Lublin.6
1910ImmigrationHe migrated to Ellis Island in New York, New York, on 13 February 1910.

aboard the SS Martha Washington from Trieste. On page 2 of the ship's manifest, Max Bregel, his cousin, is listed as his American contact at 324 DeKalb Avenue in Brooklyn.7

1914Birth of ChildHis daughter, Helen Lax, was born on 2 March 1914 in New York, New York.
1915NaturalizationHe was naturalized in 1915.8
1915Birth of ChildHis son, Jack Isador Lax, was born on 2 October 1915 in New York, New York.
1918ResidenceBenjamin Lax lived at 1619 Washington Avenue in Bronx, New York, on 12 September 1918.9
1920OccupationOn 8 January 1920 Benjamin Lax was an operator in a cloak manufacturing house in New York.8
1920Residence (family)He and Dora Fierman lived at 1619 Washington Avenue in Bronx, New York, on 8 January 1920.8
1920Birth of ChildHis daughter, Anne Lax, was born on 9 August 1920 in New York, New York.
1930Residence (family)He and Dora Fierman lived at 1372 Ogden Avenue in Bronx, New York, on 6 April 1930.10
Residence (family)He and Dora Fierman lived at 171 Nelson Avenue in Bronx, New York, from 1935 to 1940.11
1942Residence (family)He and Dora Fierman lived at 1227 Nelson Avenue in Bronx, New York, on 27 April 1942. On February 10, 2019, Linda Jacobs wrote, " 1227 Nelson Ave was where my grandparents lived for many years, where my dad grew up, on the corner of 168th and Nelson, across the street from the Noonan Plaza, kitty corner from Sacred Heart school and church. The other address was where my mom and her family lived on the lower east side, near Rivington Street."12,13
1942Physical DescriptionHe was described as height 5' 3½", weight 145, complexion light, eyes brown, hair gray on 27 April 1942 in Bronx, New York.12
1964DeathHe became a widower on the death of Dora Fierman on 9 February 1964 in New York City.14
1964Marr-PartnersHe married Kate Finkelstein in 1964 in Bronx, New York.15
1970DeathHe died on 19 February 1970 in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.16,17,18
About 1970BurialHe was buried about 21 February 1970 in Old Montefiore Cemetery in Saint Albans, Queens County, New York.19
1971Death of SpouseHis wife, Kate Finkelstein, died on 6 April 1971 in Los Angeles, California.

Citations

  1. 1920 Federal Census
  2. Social Security Death Index, U.S., Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  3. Passenger Manifest, Berisch Lachs, SS Martha Washington, 13 Feb 1910, p.2
  4. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, Benjimin Lax
  5. 1930 Federal Census
  6. Passenger Manifest, Berisch Lachs
  7. Passenger Manifest, Berisch Lachs, SS Martha Washington, 13 Feb 1910, Indexed on Enhanced Ellis Island as Berisch Lacho from Biclogoraj
  8. 1920 Federal Census, Bronx, New York, population schedule, Bronx, Enumeration District 152, sheet 13B, dwelling 17, family 253, National Archives micropublication T625-1133 (Benjamin Lax household).
  9. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, Benjiman Lax
  10. 1930 Federal Census, Place: Bronx, Bronx, New York; Roll: 1468; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0161; Image: 379.0; FHL microfilm: 2341203
  11. 1940 Federal Census, Record originated in..., Benjamin Lax household
  12. World War II Draft Registration Card, Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010, United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration. Benjamin Lax, Local Bd. 86, Bronx, NY
  13. E-mail message, Linda Jacobs to RCJ, 10 Feb. 2019
  14. Telephone Interview, Linda Lax & RCJ, 23 Dec. 2009, Linda remembers being pregnant with Michael when her grandmother died; in consequence she couldn't attend the funeral
  15. New York, New York, Marriage Index 1866-1995 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Bronx Cert. #8124
  16. Social Security Death Index, U.S., Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015., Benjamin Lax
  17. Telephone Interview, Linda Jacobs, 3/31/2008
  18. Florida Death Index 1877-1998, Benjamin Lax, 19 Feb. 1970
  19. Death Certificate, Florida cert #70-010081, Benjamin Lax, 19 Feb 1970
Last Edited28 March 2022 14:04:49

Dora Fierman

Dora Fierman Lax
Female, #188, Deceased, b. 24 February 1882, d. 9 February 1964



Parents

FatherJoseph Szulim Fierman (estimated 1842-before 1918)
MotherRuchla Hudes Dechter (1844-)

Family: Benjamin Lax (1883-1970)

SonJoseph Lax + (1907-1987)
DaughterHelen Lax + (1914-2014)
SonJack Isador Lax + (1915-1990)
DaughterAnne Lax + (1920-2007)

RelationshipsGrandmother of Linda Lax

Charts and other referencesLax Descendancy Chart

Biographical Details

Married nameDora Fierman was known as Dora Lax after her marriage.
1882BirthShe was born on 24 February 1882 in Biłgoraj, Poland.1
About 1906Marr-PartnersShe married Benjamin Lax about 1906.2
1907Birth of ChildHer son, Joseph Lax, was born on 4 October 1907 in Russia.
1913ResidenceShe lived in Biłgoraj, Poland, in 1913. It's about 60 miles south of Lublin.3
1913ImmigrationShe migrated to Ellis Island in New York, New York, on 26 March 1913.

at 324 DeKalb Avenue in Brooklyn Nieuw Amsterdam from Rotterdam. Her son Joseph ("Schloime" on the manifest) accompanied her.4,5

1914Birth of ChildHer daughter, Helen Lax, was born on 2 March 1914 in New York, New York.
1915NaturalizationDora Fierman was naturalized in New York, New York, in 1915.5
1915Birth of ChildHer son, Jack Isador Lax, was born on 2 October 1915 in New York, New York.
Before 1918Death of ParentHer father, Joseph Szulim Fierman, died before 1918 in Poland.
1918Residence12 September 1918; Benjamin Lax; Bronx, New York6
1920Residence (family)Benjamin Lax and she lived at 1619 Washington Avenue in Bronx, New York, on 8 January 1920.5
1920Birth of ChildHer daughter, Anne Lax, was born on 9 August 1920 in New York, New York.
1930Residence (family)Benjamin Lax and Dora Fierman lived at 1372 Ogden Avenue in Bronx, New York, on 6 April 1930.7
Residence (family)Benjamin Lax and she lived at 171 Nelson Avenue in Bronx, New York, from 1935 to 1940.8
1942Residence (family)Benjamin Lax and she lived at 1227 Nelson Avenue in Bronx, New York, on 27 April 1942. On February 10, 2019, Linda Jacobs wrote, " 1227 Nelson Ave was where my grandparents lived for many years, where my dad grew up, on the corner of 168th and Nelson, across the street from the Noonan Plaza, kitty corner from Sacred Heart school and church. The other address was where my mom and her family lived on the lower east side, near Rivington Street."9,10
1964DeathShe died on 9 February 1964 in New York City.11
About 1964BurialShe was buried about 10 February 1964 in Old Montefiore Cemetery in Saint Albans, Queens County, New York.12
1970Death of SpouseHer husband, Benjamin Lax, died on 19 February 1970 in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Citations

  1. Polish Birth Record, FHL film #1860513 Akta 65 (Dwojra Fajerman), Birth registered July 9, 1886 of Dwojra FAJERMAN daughter of Josef Szoel FAJERMAN, worker, 48, and Ruchla Hudesa DECHTER, 42. Dwojra was born Feb 24, 1882
  2. 1930 Federal Census
  3. Passenger Manifest
  4. Passenger Manifest, SS Nieuw Amsterdam, 26 March 1913
  5. 1920 Federal Census, Bronx, New York, population schedule, Bronx, Enumeration District 152, sheet 13B, dwelling 17, family 253, National Archives micropublication T625-1133 (Benjamin Lax household).
  6. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, Benjiman Lax
  7. 1930 Federal Census, Place: Bronx, Bronx, New York; Roll: 1468; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0161; Image: 379.0; FHL microfilm: 2341203
  8. 1940 Federal Census, Record originated in..., Benjamin Lax household
  9. World War II Draft Registration Card, Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010, United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration. Benjamin Lax, Local Bd. 86, Bronx, NY
  10. E-mail message, Linda Jacobs to RCJ, 10 Feb. 2019
  11. Telephone Interview, Linda Lax & RCJ, 23 Dec. 2009, Linda remembers being pregnant with Michael when her grandmother died; in consequence she couldn't attend the funeral
  12. Telephone Interview, Linda Lax & RCJ, 23 Dec. 2009
Last Edited4 August 2022 16:24:54

Abraham Ewig

Male, #189, Deceased, b. 7 May 1878, d. 31 March 1929



Parents

FatherHersch Ewig (1846-1881)
MotherRifka Springer

Family: Anna Gutter (about 1886-1949)

SonHarry D. Ewig (1902-1965)
DaughterJean Ewig + (1905-1991)
DaughterRose Ewig + (1911-1998)
DaughterDoris Ethel Ewig + (1914-1997)
DaughterGladys Ewig + (1918-2002)
SonLouis Ewig + (1919-2014)
DaughterRegina Ewig + (1921-2014)

RelationshipsGrandfather of Linda Lax

Charts and other referencesEwig Descendancy Chart

Biographical Details

1878BirthAbraham Ewig was born on 7 May 1878 in Rajtarowice, Ukraine.1
OccupationAbraham Ewig was a tailor.2,3
1881Death of ParentHis father, Hersch Ewig, died on 3 May 1881 in Rajtarowice, Ukraine.
About 1902Marr-PartnersAbraham Ewig married Anna Gutter about 1902.4
1902Birth of ChildHis son, Harry D. Ewig, was born on 6 March 1902 in Przemyśl, Poland.
1905Birth of ChildHis daughter, Jean Ewig, was born on 8 October 1905 in Przemyśl, Poland.
1908ImmigrationAbraham Ewig migrated to Ellis Island in New York City on 14 March 1908.

aboard the RMS Baltic from Liverpool.5

1911Birth of ChildHis daughter, Rose Ewig, was born on 29 October 1911 in New York, New York.
1914Birth of ChildHis daughter, Doris Ethel Ewig, was born on 25 May 1914 in New York, New York.
1915NaturalizationHe was naturalized in 1915.3,6
1918Birth of ChildHis daughter, Gladys Ewig, was born on 26 July 1918 in New York City.
1918Draft RegistrationHe registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 in New York, New York.3
1918Residence (family)He and Anna Gutter lived at 194 Delancey Street in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, on 12 September 1918.3
1919Birth of ChildHis son, Louis Ewig, was born on 15 September 1919 in New York, New York.
1921Birth of ChildHis daughter, Regina Ewig, was born on 25 September 1921 in New York, New York.
1925Residence (family)Abraham Ewig and Anna Gutter lived at 30 Goerck Street in New York, New York, on 1 June 1925. Goerck Street no longer exists. It was on the Lower East Side in what is now called Soho.6
Before 1929ResidenceHe lived at 123 Ludlow Street in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, before 31 March 1929.2
1929DeathHe died of tuberculosis on 31 March 1929 at the Metropolitan Hospital in Manhattan.7,2
1929BurialHe was buried on 1 April 1929 in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Maspeth, Queens County, New York. The grave location is 39R, Przemysler Society-2.8
1949Death of SpouseHis wife, Anna Gutter, died on 21 July 1949 in Brooklyn, New York.

Citations

  1. Polish Birth Record, Polish State Archives, Sambor Metrycal records, Page 33, Akta 130, Covers at least Sambor & Rajtarowice
  2. Death Certificate, Manhattan Cert.#9732, March 31, 1929
  3. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, Ancestry on-line; Card Serial #2521
  4. 1930 Federal Census
  5. Passenger Manifest, Abraham Ewig, SS Baltic, 5 March 1908
  6. 1925 New York State Census (Ancestry.com), New York State Archives; Albany, New York; State Population Census Schedules, 1925; Election District: 06; Assembly District: 04; City: New York; County: New York; Page: 65
  7. Personal Interview, Linda Jacobs & RCJ, 20 September 2008
  8. Death Certificate, Manhattan Death Cert.#9732, March 31, 1929
Last Edited30 July 2022 14:23:04

Alan Spencer Lax

Male, #191, Living



Parents

FatherJack Isador Lax (1915-1990)
MotherGladys Ewig (1918-2002)

Family: Vera Casrol Carpentieri (1942-2020)

Adopted DaughterElizabeth Anne ("Liz") Lax

RelationshipsBrother of Linda Lax

Charts and other referencesEwig Descendancy Chart; Lax Descendancy Chart

Last Edited28 March 2022 14:04:49

Rochelle Lax

Female, #192, Living



Parents

FatherJack Isador Lax (1915-1990)
MotherGladys Ewig (1918-2002)

RelationshipsSister of Linda Lax

Charts and other referencesEwig Descendancy Chart; Lax Descendancy Chart

Last Edited28 March 2022 14:04:49

David Joseph Lax

Male, #193, Living



Parents

FatherJack Isador Lax (1915-1990)
MotherGladys Ewig (1918-2002)

RelationshipsBrother of Linda Lax

Charts and other referencesEwig Descendancy Chart; Lax Descendancy Chart

Last Edited28 March 2022 14:04:49

Francis Joseph Dominic Marino, III

Male, #194, Living





Charts and other referencesEwig Descendancy Chart; Lax Descendancy Chart

Last Edited28 March 2022 14:04:49

Angela Carmela Capobianco

Female, #195, Deceased, b. 2 September 1952, d. 13 July 2001



Family: Steven Almas (1952-2005)

SonPeter M. Almas


Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Glotzer: Glotzer, Grantz, Guterman, Garfinkiel, & Chomentowski Descendancy Chart

Biographical Details

NameAngela Carmela Capobianco was also known as Angela Almas.1
OccupationAngela Carmela Capobianco was a nurse.2
1952BirthShe was born on 2 September 1952.
Marr-PartnersShe married Steven Almas.
1978Birth of ChildHer son, Peter M. Almas, was born on 12 March 1978.
Before 1989DivorceSteven Almas and she were divorced before 1989.1
2001DeathShe died on 13 July 2001 in Glen Cove, New York.3
About 2001BurialShe was buried about 14 July 2001 in Holy Rood Cemetery in Glen Cove, New York.4
2005Death of SpouseHer former husband, Steven Almas, died on 14 March 2005 in New York.

Citations

  1. Telephone Interview, Irene Almas & RCJ, 28 Oct 2010
  2. Hannah Cooper Guterman, Hannah Guterman's typescript memoir (1986), n.p., p. 18
  3. Social Security Death Index, U.S., Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015., SSN: 113-44-6250
  4. Newspaper, Obituary, Newsday (Suffolk Edition), 16 July 2001 p.26
Last Edited30 June 2022 11:29:53

Peter M. Almas

Male, #196, Living



Parents

FatherSteven Almas (1952-2005)
MotherAngela Carmela Capobianco (1952-2001)

Relationships1st cousin 2 times removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs
3rd great-grandson of Mordechai Eisenberg
3rd cousin of Theodore Edson Clark

Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Glotzer: Glotzer, Grantz, Guterman, Garfinkiel, & Chomentowski Descendancy Chart

Last Edited28 March 2022 13:38:53

Jerome Schiff

Male, #197, Deceased, b. 4 August 1923, d. 4 August 1983



Parents

FatherMorris Schiff (1882-1949)
MotherTillie Cooper (1892-1973)

Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs
Great-grandson of Mordechai Eisenberg
1st cousin 3 times removed of Theodore Edson Clark

Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Biographical Details

1923BirthJerome Schiff was born on 4 August 1923 in the Bronx.
1930Residence (family)As children, Bernard C. Schiff, Jerome Schiff, Morton Cooper Schiff, and Ruth Schiff lived with Morris Schiff and Tillie Cooper at 71 Elliot Avenue in Yonkers, New York, on 10 April 1930.1
1935Residence (family)As children, Jerome Schiff, Bernard C. Schiff, and Morton Cooper Schiff lived with Morris Schiff and Tillie Cooper at 71 Elliott Avenue in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, on 20 August 1935.2
1949Death of ParentHis father, Morris Schiff, died on 15 June 1949.
1973Death of ParentHis mother, Tillie Cooper, died in March 1973 in New York, New York.
1983DeathJerome Schiff died on 4 August 1983.3

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, Census Place: Yonkers, Westchester, New York; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0027; FHL microfilm: 2341401 (Morris Schiff et al)
  2. Naturalization Petition, Bennie Guterman, #249518, Southern District of New York, 8/20/1935
  3. Social Security Death Index, U.S., Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015., Jerome Schiff. 4 Aug. given for both birth and death
Last Edited6 December 2022 08:44:19

Ruth Schiff

Ruth Schiff in June 2005
Female, #198, Deceased, b. 2 January 1919, d. 26 June 2014



Parents

FatherMorris Schiff (1882-1949)
MotherTillie Cooper (1892-1973)

Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs
Great-granddaughter of Mordechai Eisenberg
1st cousin 3 times removed of Theodore Edson Clark

Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Biographical Details

1919BirthRuth Schiff was born on 2 January 1919 in the Bronx.1,2
1930Residence (family)As children, Bernard C. Schiff, Jerome Schiff, Morton Cooper Schiff, and Ruth Schiff lived with Morris Schiff and Tillie Cooper at 71 Elliot Avenue in Yonkers, New York, on 10 April 1930.3
EducationRuth Schiff studied at Yonkers High School in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York.4
OccupationRuth Schiff was a worked in publishing.5
1946Psgr ListHer name was found on the passenger list of Pan American Airways Flight 430 on 23 November 1946 in Miami, Florida. The flight originated in Havana.6
1949Death of ParentHer father, Morris Schiff, died on 15 June 1949.
1951Psgr ListShe cruised to Nassau and Bermuda and returned to New York aboard the SS Queen of Bermuda on 3 February 1951.7
1973Death of ParentHer mother, Tillie Cooper, died in March 1973 in New York, New York.
2014DeathRuth Schiff died on 26 June 2014.8

Citations

  1. Hannah Cooper Guterman, Hannah Guterman's holograph notebook, n.p.
  2. Telephone Interview, Ruth Schiff & RCJ, 3 Feb 2011
  3. 1930 Federal Census, Census Place: Yonkers, Westchester, New York; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0027; FHL microfilm: 2341401 (Morris Schiff et al)
  4. Lafayette High School, 1961, Yonkers High School, Blackboard, 1937, p.80
  5. Telephone Interview, Ruth Schiff & RCJ, 30 Oct. 2010
  6. Passenger Manifest, Pan American Airways Flight 430, 23 November 1946
  7. Passenger Manifest, SS Queen of Bermuda, arr NYC 2/3/1951
  8. Personal Interview, Leslie E. Schiff & RCJ, 22 May 2021, Date: 22 MAY 2021
Last Edited6 December 2022 08:43:37

Bernard C. Schiff

Bernard Schiff, 1996 or 1997
Male, #199, Deceased, b. 25 June 1927, d. 2020



Parents

FatherMorris Schiff (1882-1949)
MotherTillie Cooper (1892-1973)

Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs
Great-grandson of Mordechai Eisenberg
1st cousin 3 times removed of Theodore Edson Clark

Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Biographical Details

1927BirthBernard C. Schiff was born on 25 June 1927 in Yonkers, New York.1,2,3
1930Residence (family)As children, Bernard C. Schiff, Jerome Schiff, Morton Cooper Schiff, and Ruth Schiff lived with Morris Schiff and Tillie Cooper at 71 Elliot Avenue in Yonkers, New York, on 10 April 1930.3
1935Residence (family)As children, Jerome Schiff, Bernard C. Schiff, and Morton Cooper Schiff lived with Morris Schiff and Tillie Cooper at 71 Elliott Avenue in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, on 20 August 1935.4
1949Death of ParentHis father, Morris Schiff, died on 15 June 1949.
1973Death of ParentHis mother, Tillie Cooper, died in March 1973 in New York, New York.
2020DeathBernard C. Schiff died in 2020.5

Citations

  1. Hannah Cooper Guterman, Hannah Guterman's holograph notebook, n.p.
  2. Telephone Interview, Ruth Schiff & RCJ, 3 Feb 2011
  3. 1930 Federal Census, Census Place: Yonkers, Westchester, New York; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0027; FHL microfilm: 2341401 (Morris Schiff et al)
  4. Naturalization Petition, Bennie Guterman, #249518, Southern District of New York, 8/20/1935
  5. Personal Interview, Leslie E. Schiff & RCJ, 22 May 2021, Date: 22 MAY 2021
Last Edited28 March 2022 13:38:53

Morton Cooper Schiff

Morton Schiff HS yearbook photo
Male, #200, Deceased, b. 8 February 1921, d. 19 May 1989



Parents

FatherMorris Schiff (1882-1949)
MotherTillie Cooper (1892-1973)

Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs
Great-grandson of Mordechai Eisenberg
1st cousin 3 times removed of Theodore Edson Clark

Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Biographical Details

OccupationMorton Cooper Schiff was.
1921BirthHe was born on 8 February 1921 in the Bronx.1,2
1930Residence (family)As children, Bernard C. Schiff, Jerome Schiff, Morton Cooper Schiff, and Ruth Schiff lived with Morris Schiff and Tillie Cooper at 71 Elliot Avenue in Yonkers, New York, on 10 April 1930.3
1935Residence (family)As children, Jerome Schiff, Bernard C. Schiff, and Morton Cooper Schiff lived with Morris Schiff and Tillie Cooper at 71 Elliott Avenue in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, on 20 August 1935.4
1942MilitaryMorton Cooper Schiff served in the Army as a private, having joined on 12 August 1942 at Fort Jay, Governors Island, in New York City.5
1944AwardHe was awarded the Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters in France in 1944. He navigated a C-47 troop carrier over Cherbourg on D-Day and and later in the airborne invasion of Holland.6
1948Marriage LicenceHe and Shirley Werner obtained a licence to marry on 9 January 1948 in Manhattan, New York.7
1948Marr-PartnersHe married Shirley Werner on 25 January 1948.1
1948Birth of ChildHis daughter, Leslie Ellen Schiff, was born on 23 October 1948 in New York, New York.
1949Death of ParentHis father, Morris Schiff, died on 15 June 1949.
1951Birth of ChildHis son, Michael Dov Schiff, was born on 11 June 1951 in Brooklyn, New York.
1973Death of ParentHis mother, Tillie Cooper, died in March 1973 in New York, New York.
1977Death of SpouseHis wife, Shirley Werner, died on 11 July 1977 in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.
1989DeathMorton Cooper Schiff died on 19 May 1989 in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.8,9
1989BurialHe was buried on 22 May 1989 in Lakeside Memorial Park in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.10

Citations

  1. Hannah Cooper Guterman, Hannah Guterman's holograph notebook, n.p.
  2. Social Security Death Index, U.S., Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015., SSN 107-05-9312
  3. 1930 Federal Census, Census Place: Yonkers, Westchester, New York; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0027; FHL microfilm: 2341401 (Morris Schiff et al)
  4. Naturalization Petition, Bennie Guterman, #249518, Southern District of New York, 8/20/1935
  5. NARA, WW II Enlistee database, Serial #32426923; found on World Vital Records.com.
  6. Newspaper, Yonkers Herald Statesman 18 January 1945 p.4, Date: 18 JAN 1945
  7. Marriage Index, New York City Municipal Archives; New York, New York; Borough: Manhattan; Volume Number: 1; License #654
  8. Social Security Death Index, U.S., Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  9. Florida Death Index 1877-1998
  10. Newspaper, Morton Schiff obituary, Miami Herald, 21 May 1989, p.4B
Last Edited6 December 2022 08:44:02