Nine Generations

Steven Mark Jasper

M, #181, Living




Parents

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


Family: Nancy Lepow



Relationships2nd great-grandson of Mordechai Eisenberg
2nd cousin of Robert Cooper Jacobs


Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Richard Warren Jasper

M, #182, Living




Parents

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




Relationships2nd great-grandson of Mordechai Eisenberg
2nd cousin of Robert Cooper Jacobs


Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Barbara Ann Jasper

F, #183, Living




Parents

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




Relationships2nd great-granddaughter of Mordechai Eisenberg
2nd cousin of Robert Cooper Jacobs


Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Nancy Lepow

F, #184, Living










Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Stuart Aferiat

M, #185, Living




Parents

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






Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Millie Sapier

F, #186, Living




Parents

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






Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Benjamin Lax

Benjamin Lax
M, #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


Biography

Birth14 March 1883He was born in Biłgoraj, Poland, on 14 March 1883. His birth name was Berisch Lachs.1,2,3
Occupation12 September 1918Benjamin Lax was a tailor and garment worker.4
Marriagecirca 1906He and Dora Fierman were married circa 1906.5
Residencebefore 1910In 1910 Benjamin lived in Bilgoraj, which is 60 miles south of Lublin.6
Immigration13 February 1910He arrived at Ellis Island in New York aboard the S.S. Martha Washington from Trieste on 13 February 1910. On page 2 of the ship's manifest, Max Bregel at 324 DeKalb Avenue in Brooklyn, his cousin, is listed as his American contact.7
Naturalization1915He was naturalized in 1915.8
Residence12 September 1918The family resided in the Bronx at 1619 Washington Avenue on 12 September 1918.9
Occupation8 January 1920He was an operator in a cloak manufacturing house on 8 January 1920 in New York.8
Residence (fam)8 January 1920On 8 January 1920 Benjamin Lax and Dora Fierman were still living at 1619 Washington Avenue.8
Residence (fam)6 April 1930Benjamin and Dora, still in the Bronx, were living at 1372 Ogden Avenue with their children on 6 April 1930.10
Residence (fam)from 1935 to 1940Benjamin and Dora and their children Joe, Helen and Anne all lived at 171 Nelson Avenue in the Bronx from 1935 to 1940.11
Description27 April 1942On 27 April 1942 Benjamin Lax's Bronx draft board described him as height 5' 3½", weight 145, complexion light, eyes brown, hair gray.12
Residence (fam)27 April 1942They were living at 1227 Nelson Avenue in the Bronx 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
Marriage1964He and Kate Finkelstein were married in 1964 in Bronx, New York.14
Widower9 February 1964He was widowed by Dora Fierman's death in New York City on 9 February 1964.15
Death19 February 1970He died on 19 February 1970 at age 86 in Miami, Dade County, Florida.16,17,18
Burialabout 21 February 1970He was buried about 21 February 1970 at Old Montefiore Cemetery in Saint Albans.19
Charts and other referencesLax Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. 1920 Federal Census
  2. Social Security Death Index
  3. Passenger Manifest, Berisch Lachs, S.S. Martha Washington, 13 Feb 1910, p.2
  4. World War I Draft Registration Card, Benjimin Lax
  5. 1930 Federal Census
  6. Passenger Manifest, Berisch Lachs
  7. Passenger Manifest, Berisch Lachs, S.S. Martha Washington, 13 Feb 1910
  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 Draft Registration Card, 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, Benjamin Lax household
  12. World War II Draft Registration Card, 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 Jacobns to RCJ, 10 Feb. 2019
  14. Ancestry.com, New York City, Marriage Indexes, 1907-1995, Bronx Cert. #8124
  15. Telephone Interview, Linda Lax & RCJ, 23 Dec. 2009
  16. Social Security Death Index, 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

Dora Fierman

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




Parents

FatherJoseph Szulim Fierman (est 1842-)
MotherRuchla Hudes Dechter (est 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


Biography

Birth24 February 1882Dora Fierman was born on 24 February 1882 in Biłgoraj, Poland.1
Marriagecirca 1906Benjamin Lax and she were married circa 1906.2
Name-MarriedHer married name was Dora Lax.
Residence1913Dora lived in 1913 in Biłgoraj, Poland. It's about 60 miles south of Lublin.3
Immigration26 March 1913She arrived at Ellis Island in New York aboard the S.S. Nieuw Amsterdam from Rotterdam on 26 March 1913. Her son Joseph ("Schloime" on the manifest) accompanied her.4,5
Naturalization1915She was naturalized in 1915 in New York, New York.5
Spouse12 September 1918Benjamin Lax lived at 1619 Washington Avenue in Bronx, New York, on 12 September 1918.6
Residence (fam)8 January 1920On 8 January 1920 Dora Fierman and Benjamin Lax were still living at 1619 Washington Avenue.5
Residence (fam)6 April 1930Dora and Benjamin, still in the Bronx, were living at 1372 Ogden Avenue with their children on 6 April 1930.7
Residence (fam)from 1935 to 1940Benjamin and Dora and their children Joe, Helen and Anne all lived at 171 Nelson Avenue in the Bronx from 1935 to 1940.8
Residence (fam)27 April 1942They were living at 1227 Nelson Avenue in the Bronx 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
Death9 February 1964She died on 9 February 1964 at age 81 in New York City.11
Burialabout 10 February 1964She was buried about 10 February 1964 at the Old Montefiore Cemetery in Saint Albans, New York.11
Charts and other referencesLax Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Polish Marriage Record, FHL film #1860513 Akta 65 (Dwojra Fajerman)
  2. 1930 Federal Census
  3. Passenger Manifest
  4. Passenger Manifest, S.S. 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 Draft Registration Card, 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, Benjamin Lax household
  9. World War II Draft Registration Card, 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 Jacobns to RCJ, 10 Feb. 2019
  11. Telephone Interview, Linda Lax & RCJ, 23 Dec. 2009

Abraham Ewig

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




Parents

FatherHersch Ewig (1846-1881)
MotherRifka Springer


Family: Anna Gutter (abt 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


Biography

Birth7 May 1878Abraham Ewig was born in Rajtarowice, Ukraine, on 7 May 1878.1
OccupationHe became a tailor.2,3
Marriagecirca 1902He and Anna Gutter were married circa 1902.4
Immigration14 March 1908He arrived at Ellis Island in New York City aboard the RMS Baltic from Liverpool on 14 March 1908.5
Naturalization1915Abraham was naturalized in 1915,3,6
Draft Registration12 September 1918He registered for the World War I draft on 12 September 1918 in New York.3
Residence (fam)12 September 1918He and Anna Gutter were living at 194 Delancey Street in Brooklyn on 12 September 1918.3
Residence (fam)1 June 1925He and Anna Gutter lived at 30 Goerck Street in 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
Residencebefore 31 March 1929He was living at 123 Ludlow Street in Brooklyn, New York, before his death.2
Death31 March 1929He died of tuberculosis on 31 March 1929 at age 50 at Metropolitan Hospital in Manhattan, New York.7,2
Burial1 April 1929He was buried on 1 April 1929 at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Maspeth, Queens County, New York. The grave location is 39R, Przemysler Society-28
Charts and other referencesEwig Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Polish Marriage Record, Polish State Archives, Sambor Metrycal records, Page 33, Akta 130
  2. Death Certificate, Manhattan Cert.#9732, March 31, 1929
  3. World War I Draft Registration Card, Ancestry on-line; Card Serial #2521
  4. 1930 Federal Census
  5. Passenger Manifest, Abraham Ewig, S.S. Baltic, 5 March 1908
  6. 1925 New York State Census, 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. Interview, Linda Jacobs & RCJ, 20 September 2008
  8. Death Certificate, Manhattan Death Cert.#9732, March 31, 1929

Alan Spencer Lax

M, #191, Living




Parents

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


Family: Vera Casrol Carpentieri

Adopted DaughterElizabeth Lax


RelationshipsBrother of Linda Lax


Charts and other referencesEwig Descendancy Chart; Lax Descendancy Chart

Rochelle Lax

F, #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

David Joseph Lax

M, #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

Francis Joseph Dominic Marino, III

M, #194, Living










Charts and other referencesEwig Descendancy Chart; Lax Descendancy Chart

Angela Carmela Cabianco

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






Family: Steven Almas (1952-2005)

SonPeter M. Almas




Biography

OccupationAngela Carmela Cabianco was a nurse.1
Birth2 September 1952Angela Carmela Cabianco was born on 2 September 1952.
MarriageSteven Almas and she were married.
Namebefore 1989As of before 1989, Angela Carmela Cabianco was also known as Angela Almas.2
Divorcebefore 1989Steven Almas and she were divorced before 1989.2
Death13 July 2001She died on 13 July 2001 at age 48 in Glen Cove, New York.3
Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Glotzer: Glotzer, Grantz, Guterman, Garfinkiel, & Chomentowski Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Hannah Guterman's typescript memoir (1986), p. 18
  2. Telephone Interview, Irene Almas & RCJ, 28 Oct 2010
  3. Social Security Death Index, SSN: 113-44-6250

Peter M. Almas

M, #196, Living




Parents

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




Relationships3rd great-grandson of Mordechai Eisenberg
1st cousin 2 times removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs


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

Jerome Schiff

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




Parents

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




RelationshipsGreat-grandson of Mordechai Eisenberg
1st cousin 1 time removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs


Biography

Birth4 August 1923Jerome Schiff was born on 4 August 1923 in Bronx, New York.
Child20 August 1935Jerome and Morton, as Morris Schiff and Tillie Cooper's children, lived with them at 71 Elliott Avenue in Yonkers on 20 August 1935.1
Death4 August 1983He died on 4 August 1983 at age 60.2
Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Naturalization Petition, Bennie Guterman, #249518, Southern District of New York, 8/20/1935
  2. Social Security Death Index, Jerome Schiff. 4 Aug. given for both birth and death

Ruth Schiff

Ruth Schiff in June 2005
F, #198, Deceased, b. 2 January 1919




Parents

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




RelationshipsGreat-granddaughter of Mordechai Eisenberg
1st cousin 1 time removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs


Biography

EducationRuth Schiff studied at Yonkers High School in Yonkers.1
Birth2 January 1919Ruth Schiff was born on 2 January 1919 in Bronx, New York.2,3
OccupationShe worked in publishing.4
Psgr List3 February 1951She was found on a passenger list on 3 February 1951; she was returning to New York on the S.S. Queen of Bermuda after a cruise to Nassau & Bermuda.5
Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Lafayette High School, 1961, Yonkers High School, Blackboard, 1937, p.80
  2. Hannah Guterman's holograph notebook
  3. Telephone Interview, Ruth Schiff & RCJ, 3 Feb 2011
  4. Telephone Interview, Ruth Schiff & RCJ, 30 Oct. 2010
  5. Passenger Manifest, S.S. Queen of Bermuda, arr NYC 2/3/1951

Bernard Schiff

M, #199, Living




Parents

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




RelationshipsGreat-grandson of Mordechai Eisenberg
1st cousin 1 time removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs


Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Morton C. Schiff

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




Parents

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


Family: Shirley Werner (1925-1977)

SonMichael Schiff


RelationshipsGreat-grandson of Mordechai Eisenberg
1st cousin 1 time removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs


Biography

Birth8 February 1921Morton C. Schiff was born on 8 February 1921.1
Child20 August 1935Morton and Jerome, as Morris Schiff and Tillie Cooper's children, lived with them at 71 Elliott Avenue in Yonkers on 20 August 1935.2
Military12 August 1942He served in the Army as a private, having joined on 12 August 1942 at Fort Jay, Governors Island, in New York City.3
Marriage25 January 1948He and Shirley Werner were married on 25 January 1948.1
Death19 May 1989He died on 19 May 1989 at age 68 in Miami, Florida.4,5
Burial22 May 1989He was buried on 22 May 1989 at Lakeside Memorial Park in Miami.6
Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Hannah Guterman's holograph notebook
  2. Naturalization Petition, Bennie Guterman, #249518, Southern District of New York, 8/20/1935
  3. NARA WW II enlistee database, Serial #32426923; found on World Vital Records.com.
  4. Social Security Death Index
  5. Florida Death Index 1877-1998
  6. Newspaper, Morton Schiff obituary, Miami Herald, 21 May 1989, p.4B