Nine Generations

Lillian Guterman

Lillian Guterman, 1978
Female, #41, Deceased, b. 30 April 1915, d. 17 January 1994




Parents

FatherMorris Guterman (1886-1960)
MotherIda Cooper (1886-1980)


Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs
Great-granddaughter of Mordechai Eisenberg


Family: David Feldman (b. 26 November 1918, d. 18 September 2009)



Biography

Married nameLillian Guterman was known as Lillian Feldman after her marriage.1
Birth30 April 1915She was born on 30 April 1915 in New York, New York. the Social Security Administration has 1 May 1915.1,2,3
Child11 January 1920As children, Bertha Guterman and Lillian Guterman lived with Morris Guterman and Ida Cooper at 22 Pier Street in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York on 11 January 1920.

Uncle Sol lived with Morris and Ida; he and Uncle Morris were partners in the jewelry business.4

Residence10 April 1930Lillian Guterman lived at 76 Highland Avenue in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York on 10 April 1930.3
NoteLillian was five years old when my mother, then twelve, came to live with the Gutermans. They were close friends until Lillian's death.
Occupation11 April 1940On 11 April 1940 Lillian Guterman was a stenographer for an insurance company in New York.5
OccupationLillian Guterman was an executive secretary, at one time working for the Israeli government.6,7
Anecdote28 July 1945On 28 July 1945 Lillian was working, I think for the Israeli Consulate, in the Empire State Building on July 28, 1945 when a B-25 bomber crashed into the seventy-ninth floor on the north side of the building. She had to descend more than eighty flights of stairs to escape the fire.7
Psgr Listfrom 27 January 1951 to 3 February 1951Her name was found on the passenger list of the SS Queen of Bermuda, cruising to Bermuda from 27 January 1951 to 3 February 1951.8
AnecdoteJuly 1954In July 1954 Lillian vacationed in Mexico.9
Marr/Partnership18 September 1959She married David Feldman on 18 September 1959 in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York.6,10
Death17 January 1994She died on 17 January 1994 in New York, New York.1,2
BurialShe was buried in Cedar Park Cemetery in Emerson, Bergen County, New Jersey.

Block 29, Row 8, Grave 6.1

Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Hannah Guterman's holograph notebook
  2. Social Security Death Index
  3. 1930 Federal Census
  4. 1920 Federal Census, Morris Guteman [sic], Yonkers ED 209, Sheet 8
  5. 1940 Federal Census, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls. (Lillian Guterman)
  6. Hannah Cooper Guterman, Hannah Guterman's typescript memoir (1986)
  7. Personal knowledge of Robert Jacobs
  8. Passenger Manifest, Ancestry.com. New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
  9. Newspaper, Yonkers Herald-Statesman, 30 July 1954 p.7
  10. Telephone Interview, David Feldman & RCJ, 2/5/2009

David Feldman

Male, #42, Deceased, b. 26 November 1918, d. 18 September 2009




Parents





Family: Lillian Guterman (b. 30 April 1915, d. 17 January 1994)



Birth26 November 1918David Feldman was born on 26 November 1918 in Warsaw, Poland.1
OccupationDavid Feldman was an importer of eyewear.2,3
Marr/Partnership18 September 1959He married Lillian Guterman on 18 September 1959 in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York.3,1
Death18 September 2009He died on 18 September 2009 in New York, New York.4
Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Telephone Interview, David Feldman & RCJ, 2/5/2009
  2. Personal knowledge of Robert Jacobs
  3. Hannah Cooper Guterman, Hannah Guterman's typescript memoir (1986)
  4. Social Security Death Index

Tillie Cooper

Tillie Cooper
Female, #43, Deceased, b. 8 August 1892, d. March 1973




Parents

FatherEphraim Kuperman (1859-1946)
MotherRochel Eisenberg (1855-1935)


RelationshipsGrandaunt of Robert Cooper Jacobs
Granddaughter of Mordechai Eisenberg


Family: Morris Schiff (b. 15 January 1882, d. 15 June 1949)

DaughterRuth Schiff (1919-2014)
SonMorton Cooper Schiff + (1921-1989)
SonJerome Schiff (1923-1983)
SonBernard C. Schiff (1927-2020)


Name-birthHer birth name was Taibl Kuperman.1
Married nameTillie Cooper was known as Tillie Schiff after her marriage.2
Birth8 August 1892She was born on 8 August 1892 in Pinsk, Belarus.1,3
Immigration12 October 1906She migrated to Ellis Island in New York, New York, on 12 October 1906.

aboard the SS Ethiopia.1

Residence16 April 1910She lived at 10 East 114th St. in New York, New York on 16 April 1910.4
Residence18 November 1917She lived at 18 East 110th Street in New York, New York on 18 November 1917.2
Marr/Partnership18 November 1917She married Morris Schiff on 18 November 1917 at 18 East 110 Street in New York, New York.1,5,2
Residence (family)from 17 September 1918 to 1920Morris Schiff and she lived at 770 Grote St., Apt. 1C, in the Bronx from 17 September 1918 to 1920.6,7
Residence (family)20 August 1935Morris Schiff and she lived at 71 Elliott Avenue in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York on 20 August 1935.8
DeathMarch 1973She died of of a heart attack in March 1973 at Beth Israel Hospital in New York, New York.3
Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Hannah Guterman's holograph notebook
  2. Marriage Certificates, Manhattan Cert. # 30635, 1917 Schiff-Kuperman
  3. Social Security Death Index, SS# 055-26-4865
  4. 1910 Federal Census, "Frank" Kuperman = Ephraim
  5. New York City Brides Index, Certificate # 30635, Manhattan, 1917
  6. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, Morris Schiff
  7. 1920 Federal Census, Place: Bronx Assembly District 7, Bronx, New York; Roll: T625_1140; Page: 25A; Enumeration District: 387
  8. Naturalization Petition, Bennie Guterman, #249518, Southern District of New York, 8/20/1935

Solomon ("Saul") Cooper

Sol Cooper
Male, #44, Deceased, b. 12 February 1891, d. 3 July 1968




Parents

FatherEphraim Kuperman (1859-1946)
MotherRochel Eisenberg (1855-1935)


RelationshipsGranduncle of Robert Cooper Jacobs
Grandson of Mordechai Eisenberg


Family: Shirley Arons (b. 10 October 1897, d. 18 September 1979)

SonLaurence Arons Cooper + (1935-2005)


Biography

immigrant1
Birth12 February 1891Solomon ("Saul") Cooper was born on 12 February 1891 in Pinsk, Belarus. Aunt Hannah has 1891 and 1889; SSDI gives 1891. According to his granddaughter Laura Elm, he chose February 12 as his birthday because he admired Lincoln and to avoid confusion over Julian and Gregorian dates.2,3,4,5
OccupationSolomon ("Saul") Cooper was a jeweler, in business with Morris Guterman.3
Immigrationabout 1905He migrated to Ellis Island in New York, New York, about 1905.

aboard the steamship Ethiopia.

Naturalization1910He was naturalized in 1910.6
Residence16 April 1910He lived at 10 East 114th St. in New York, New York on 16 April 1910.7
Residence5 June 1917He lived at 18 East 110 Street in New York, New York on 5 June 1917.
Draft Registration5 June 1917He registered for the draft on 5 June 1917 at New York Board No. 156 in New York, New York.8
Brother-in-law11 January 1920As a brother-in-law of Morris Guterman and Ida Cooper, he resided with them at 22 Pier Street in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York on 11 January 1920.

Uncle Sol lived with Morris and Ida; he and Uncle Morris were partners in the jewelry business.9

Residence11 January 1920Solomon ("Saul") Cooper lived at 22 Pier Street in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York on 11 January 1920.

with the Gutermans.

Marr/Partnership26 May 1921He married Shirley Arons on 26 May 1921 in Westchester County, New York.2,3,10
Residence (family)17 April 1930He and Shirley Arons lived at 76 Highland Place in Yonkers, New York on 17 April 1930.6
Residence (family)5 April 1940He and Shirley Arons lived at 75 Livingston Avenue in Yonkers, New York on 5 April 1940.11
Draft Registration27 April 1942He registered for the draft on 27 April 1942 at Local Board #733, 20 S. Broadway, in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York.12
Residence (family)27 April 1942He and Shirley Arons lived at 22 Livingston Avenue in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York on 27 April 1942.12
Death3 July 1968He died on 3 July 1968 in Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York.2,4
Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Personal knowledge of Robert Jacobs
  2. Hannah Guterman's holograph notebook
  3. Hannah Cooper Guterman, Hannah Guterman's typescript memoir (1986)
  4. Social Security Death Index
  5. E-mail message, Laura Cooper Elm to RCJ, 27 July 2010
  6. 1930 Federal Census, Census Place: Yonkers, Westchester, New York; Page: 22B; Enumeration District: 0024; FHL microfilm: 2341401
  7. 1910 Federal Census, "Frank" Kuperman = Ephraim
  8. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, NARA Publication M1509, Roll NY300
  9. 1920 Federal Census, Morris Guteman [sic], Yonkers ED 209, Sheet 8
  10. Westchester County on line marriage index, Cert.#33953, 1921
  11. 1940 Federal Census, Census Place: Yonkers, Westchester, New York; Roll: m-t0627-02864; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 68-36
  12. World War II Draft Registration Card, U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.

Hannah Cooper

Hannah Cooper Guterman, 1978
Female, #45, Deceased, b. 21 September 1898, d. October 1992




Parents

FatherEphraim Kuperman (1859-1946)
MotherRochel Eisenberg (1855-1935)


RelationshipsGrandaunt of Robert Cooper Jacobs
Granddaughter of Mordechai Eisenberg


Family: Ben Guterman (b. 21 September 1895, d. 2 December 1964)

SonNorman S. Guterman + (1922-1985)
DaughterElaine June Guterman + (1925-2017)
DaughterLois May Guterman + (1929-2001)


Biography

NameHannah Cooper was also known as Hannah Guterman.1
Name-birthHer birth name was Hannah Kuperman.
Birth21 September 1898She was born on 21 September 1898 in Pinsk, Belarus.2,3
OccupationHannah Cooper was a secretary and bookkeeper.4
Immigration12 October 1906She migrated to Ellis Island in New York, New York, on 12 October 1906.

aboard the steamship Ethiopia.2

Residence16 April 1910She lived at 10 East 114 Street in New York, New York on 16 April 1910.5
Residence5 June 1917She lived at 18 East 110 Street in New York, New York on 5 June 1917.6
Marr/Partnership4 January 1920She married Ben Guterman on 4 January 1920 in Manhattan, New York County, New York.7
Residence (family)1 June 1925Ben Guterman and she lived at 24 Pier Street in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York on 1 June 1925. Ephraim and Rochel Kuperman were living with them in 1925.8
Character witness10 May 1929She served as a character witness for William Grantz at his naturalization in the Bronx on 10 May 1929.)9
Residencefrom 1930 to 1940She lived at 68 Elliot Avenue in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York from 1930 to 1940.10,9
Residence (family)from 1935 to 1940Ben Guterman and she lived at 68 Elliot Avenue in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York from 1935 to 1940.11
Naturalization1936She was naturalized in Westchester County, New York in 1936.12
Oral HistoryFebruary 1979She recordedOral history: in February 1979 in New York, New York. Terry Sadin recorded Aunt Hannah's memories of Pinsk, immigration and the early years in New York. There is a print transcript available on the family web site.
NoteJanuary 1986

Aunt Hannah maintained a notebook with some basic genealogical information on the family and also wrote a twenty-seven page memoir of the family, My Family: A Reminiscence.13

DeathOctober 1992She died in October 1992 in New York, New York.3
Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. New York City Brides Index
  2. Hannah Guterman's holograph notebook
  3. Social Security Death Index
  4. Hannah Cooper Guterman, Hannah Guterman's typescript memoir (1986)
  5. 1910 Federal Census, Annie Glotzer
  6. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, Benjamin Guterman
  7. New York City Brides Index, Manhattan Certificate #1595, 4 Jan 1920
  8. 1925 New York State Census (Ancestry.com), New York State Archives; Albany, New York; State Population Census Schedules, 1925; Election District: 04; Assembly District: 05; City: Yonkers Ward 01; County: Westchester; Page: 10
  9. Naturalization Petition, Petition #315371, Southern Dist. of NY, 10/7/1938 (Adele Grantz)
  10. 1930 Federal Census, Efroem Kuperman
  11. 1940 Federal Census, Benjamin Guterman household
  12. Westchester Naturalizations, Doc. #8669, Ano. A-0022(31)
  13. Personal knowledge of Robert Jacobs

Ben Guterman

Ben Guterman circa 1959
Male, #46, Deceased, b. 21 September 1895, d. 2 December 1964




Parents



Relationships1st cousin 3 times removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs


Family: Hannah Cooper (b. 21 September 1898, d. October 1992)

SonNorman S. Guterman + (1922-1985)
DaughterElaine June Guterman + (1925-2017)
DaughterLois May Guterman + (1929-2001)


OccupationBen Guterman was an automobile salesman.1
Birth21 September 1895He was born on 21 September 1895 in Pinsk, Belarus. Naturalization petition says 1893.2,3
Bar Mitzvahabout 1907He celebrated his Bar Mitzvah about 1907 in Pinsk.1
Immigration23 May 1909He migrated to Ellis Island in New York City on 23 May 1909.

aboard the SS Caledonia. He was listed as "Ber Guterman" on the manifest.4

Residence16 April 1910He lived at 10 East 114th St. in New York, New York on 16 April 1910.5
Residence5 June 1917He lived at 18 East 110 Street in New York, New York on 5 June 1917.3
Marr/Partnership4 January 1920He married Hannah Cooper on 4 January 1920 in Manhattan, New York County, New York.6
Occupation12 January 1920On 12 January 1920 Ben Guterman was a tire dealer in New York, New York.7
Residence (family)1 June 1925He and Hannah Cooper lived at 24 Pier Street in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York on 1 June 1925. Ephraim and Rochel Kuperman were living with them in 1925.8
Occupation3 April 1930On 3 April 1930 Ben Guterman was a Studebaker automobile salesman in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York.9
Residence (family)from 1935 to 1940Cinderella lived with Ben Guterman and Hannah Cooper at 68 Elliot Avenue in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York from 1935 to 1940.10
Naturalization20 August 1935He was naturalized at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in New York, New York on 20 August 1935.4
Death2 December 1964He died on 2 December 1964 at the Beth Abraham Home in the Bronx.2
Burialabout 3 December 1964He was buried about 3 December 1964 in Cedar Park Cemetery in Emerson, Bergen County, New Jersey. His grave is in Block 10, Section H, Row 8.2
Charts and other referencesEisenberg Descendancy Chart; Kuperman Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Hannah Cooper Guterman, Hannah Guterman's typescript memoir (1986)
  2. Hannah Guterman's holograph notebook
  3. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, Benjamin Guterman
  4. Naturalization Petition, Bennie Guterman, #249518, Southern District of New York, 8/20/1935
  5. 1910 Federal Census, "Frank" Kuperman = Ephraim
  6. New York City Brides Index, Manhattan Certificate #1595, 4 Jan 1920
  7. 1920 Federal Census
  8. 1925 New York State Census (Ancestry.com), New York State Archives; Albany, New York; State Population Census Schedules, 1925; Election District: 04; Assembly District: 05; City: Yonkers Ward 01; County: Westchester; Page: 10
  9. 1930 Federal Census, Efroem Kuperman
  10. 1940 Federal Census, Benjamin Guterman household

Sonya Jacobs

Sonya Scherer, ca 1975
Female, #49, Deceased, b. 23 January 1907, d. 7 August 1994




Parents

FatherSolomon Jacobs (1877-1942)
MotherZelda Leber (1876-1939)


RelationshipsAunt of Robert Cooper Jacobs
1st cousin 1 time removed of Harry Maxim Lieber
Aunt of Eric Stephen Leber
Aunt of Boris Leber


Family: Nathan Scherer (b. 31 December 1912, d. 15 February 2006)

SonPaul Michael Scherer + (1941-2021)


Biography

Married nameSonya Jacobs was known as Sonya Scherer after her marriage.
Name-birthHer birth name was Sarah Jacobs.1
Birth23 January 1907She was born on 23 January 1907 in New York, New York. She was the child of her parents' reunion, born almost exactly nine months after her mother Zelda and her two older siblings joined Solomon in New York.2,1
Child7 April 1910As children, Frances Jacobs, Max Jacobs, and Sonya Jacobs lived with Solomon Jacobs and Zelda Leber at 228 East Eighth Street in the Bronx on 7 April 1910. The Jacobs family moved around a lot as they became more prosperous. On April 7, 1910 they were at 228 East Eighth Street. In 1912 they were found at 380 East Eighth Street. In 1916 they were able to jump to the Bronx, first at 1348 Wilkins Avenue and then, by 1920, to 1440 Minford Place.3
Child1 June 1915As children, Frances Jacobs, Max Jacobs, and Sonya Jacobs lived with Solomon Jacobs and Zelda Leber at 1348 Wilkins Avenue in the Bronx on 1 June 1915.4
Residence12 September 1918Sonya Jacobs lived at R.F.D. 1 in Rockville, Tolland County, Connecticut on 12 September 1918.5
Child16 January 1920As children, Frances Jacobs, Max Jacobs, and Sonya Jacobs lived with Solomon Jacobs and Zelda Leber at 1440 Minford Place in the Bronx on 16 January 1920.6
Child25 May 1923Max Jacobs, Frances Jacobs, and Sonya Jacobs were naturalized as part of the family of Solomon Jacobs and Zelda Leber at the Bronx County Supreme Court on 25 May 1923.
Adult child2 April 1930As adult children, Frances Jacobs, Max Jacobs, and Sonya Jacobs lived with Solomon Jacobs and Zelda Leber at 1529 Shakespeare Avenue in the Bronx on 2 April 1930. In addition to the three adult children, the apartment held their son-in-law Harry Leber and Boris Leber, their grandchild.7
Marr/Partnership4 May 1933Sonya Jacobs married Nathan Scherer on 4 May 1933 in New York, New York.8
Death7 August 1994She died on 7 August 1994 at Mercer Hospital in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey.9
Biographyabout 2010Paul Scherer wrote a memoir of his parents which is linked on the Jacobs family website, https://genarchives.com/NineGenerations/up/index.htm.
Charts and other referencesJankelewicz Descendancy Chart; Leber/Lieberman Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. New York City Department of Health, New York City Birth Index, 1878-1965, Manhattan Cert. #5749, 23 Jan 1907
  2. Sonya Jacobs Scherer to Robert Jacobs. April 8, 1974 5 Monticello Ave., Trenton, NJ.
  3. 1910 Federal Census, New York, New York, population schedule, Manhattan, Enumeration District 0257, sheet 15A, dwelling 14, family 228, National Archives micropublication T624-1012 (Solomon Jacobs household).
  4. 1915 New York State Census, New York State Archives; Albany, New York; State Population Census Schedules, 1915; Election District: 35; Assembly District: 34; City: New York; County: Bronx; Page: 59
  5. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, "Soloman Jacobs"
  6. 1920 Federal Census
  7. 1930 Federal Census, Bronx County, New York, Bronx, page 1A, National Archives micropublication T626-1468 (Solomon Jacobs household; name rendered as "Salomon").
  8. New York City Brides Index, Cert. # 8556
  9. Social Security Death Index

Nathan Scherer

Nate Scherer, August 1984
Male, #50, Deceased, b. 31 December 1912, d. 15 February 2006




Parents

FatherMarcus Scherer (1874-1938)
MotherBetsy Wieder (1883-1931)




Family: Sonya Jacobs (b. 23 January 1907, d. 7 August 1994)

SonPaul Michael Scherer + (1941-2021)


Biography

nickname#1This was his name within the family1
Name-birthHis birth name was Nachman Chaim Scherer.2
Birth31 December 1912Nathan Scherer was born on 31 December 1912 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.3
OccupationNathan Scherer was a civil servant in New Jersey.1
Childfrom 1918 to 1920As children, Frank Scherer, Henry Scherer, Joseph Scherer, Nathan Scherer, Rachel ("Rae") Scherer, and William Scherer lived with Marcus Scherer and Betsy Wieder at 231 East 118th Street in Manhattan, New York from 1918 to 1920.4,5
Educationfrom 1930 to 1934Nathan Scherer studied at New York University in New York from 1930 to 1934.6
Residence18 April 1930He lived at 9815a Farragut Road in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York on 18 April 1930.7
Marr/Partnership4 May 1933He married Sonya Jacobs on 4 May 1933 in New York, New York.8
Graduationabout 1934He graduated from New York University about 1934 with

a B.A. in Economics.6

Residencefrom 1941 to 1945He lived in Teaneck, Bergen County, New Jersey from 1941 to 1945.6
Note1941

Paul Scherer writes: "During WWII Dad was assigned (he was classified 4F due to a congenital back defect - 3 incomplete vertebrae ) to do employee training at the Picatinny Arsenal. After the war we moved from Teaneck to Trenton where dad took a training job with the NJ Division of Employment Security (administering unemployment insurance). He retired around 1982 to do work with the American Jewish Congress on Holocaust education."6

Residencefrom 1945 to 2000He lived at 5 Monticello Avenue in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey from 1945 to 2000.1,6
Retirement1982He retired in 1982.6
Widower7 August 1994He became a widower on the death of Sonya Jacobs on 7 August 1994 in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey.9
Death15 February 2006He died on 15 February 2006 in Marple Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.10
Biography31 December 2014Paul wrote a memoir of his father in the first person; it is linked on the Jacobs Family website, https://genarchives.com/NineGenerations/up/index.htm.
Noteabout 2010Paul Scherer wrote a memoir of his parents which is linked on the Jacobs Family website, https://genarchives.com/NineGenerations/up/index.htm.
Charts and other referencesJankelewicz Descendancy Chart; Leber/Lieberman Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Personal knowledge of Robert Jacobs
  2. E-mail message, Paul Scherer to RCJ, 23 Jan 2015
  3. E-mail message, Paul Scherer to RCJ, 12/21/2007
  4. 1920 Federal Census, Place: Manhattan Assembly District 20, New York, New York; Roll: T625_1222; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 1367
  5. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, Local Board 165, New York
  6. E-mail message, Paul Scherer to RCJ, 26 July 2010
  7. 1930 Federal Census, William Scherer
  8. New York City Brides Index, Cert. # 8556
  9. Social Security Death Index
  10. Telephone Interview, Paul Scherer & RCJ, 24 Oct. 2014

Paul Michael Scherer

Paul at the goldfish pond on the farm, September 1942
Male, #51, Deceased, b. 10 June 1941, d. 28 April 2021




Parents

FatherNathan Scherer (1912-2006)
MotherSonya Jacobs (1907-1994)


Relationships1st cousin of Robert Cooper Jacobs
2nd cousin of Harry Maxim Lieber
1st cousin of Eric Stephen Leber
1st cousin of Boris Leber


Family: Sharon Marsha Ehmann (b. 24 August 1943, d. 22 October 2012)

SonJonathan Eric Scherer +
SonEthan Alexander Scherer +
DaughterSusannah Beth Scherer


Birth10 June 1941Paul Michael Scherer was born on 10 June 1941 at French Hospital in New York City.
Educationfrom September 1959 to June 1963He studied physics at Tufts University in Medford from September 1959 to June 1963.1
GraduationJune 1963He graduated from Tufts University in June 1963 with

a B.S. in Physics and Mathematics.1

OccupationPaul Michael Scherer was a physicist and engineer.2
Marr/Partnership1 April 1965He married Sharon Marsha Ehmann on 1 April 1965 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Residence (family)1974He and Sharon Marsha Ehmann lived at 1030 Lancaster Avenue in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1974.3
Residence (family)1993He and Sharon Marsha Ehmann lived at 771 Robinhood Road in Rosemont, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania in 1993.3
Death28 April 2021He died on 28 April 2021 in Massachusetts.4
Charts and other referencesJankelewicz Descendancy Chart; Leber/Lieberman Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. E-mail message, Paul Scherer to RCJ, 12/21/2007
  2. Personal knowledge of Robert Jacobs
  3. Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010).
  4. E-mail message, Ethan Scherer to RCJ, 1 May 2021

Harry Nathan Leber

Harry Leber
Male, #52, Deceased, b. 4 April 1893, d. 22 September 1954




Parents

FatherSzmul Lejb Leber (1866-1935)
MotherYetta Lipski (1872-1899)


Relationships2nd cousin 1 time removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Harry Maxim Lieber
Father of Eric Stephen Leber
Father of Boris Leber


Family: Frances Jacobs (b. 19 January 1901, d. February 1968)

SonBoris Leber + (1925-1975)
SonEric Stephen Leber +


Biography

Name-birthHis birth name was Nuta Hersz Leber.
Birth4 April 1893Harry Nathan Leber was born on 4 April 1893 in Piotrków Trybunalski, Poland.1,2,3
Immigration30 May 1914He migrated to Ellis Island in New York, New York, on 30 May 1914.

aboard the steamer Finland from Antwerp.4

OccupationHarry Nathan Leber was a garment worker and poultry farmer.5,6
Witness4 March 1917He witnessed the marriage of Max Harry Lieberman and Martha Gurnianski and signed the marriage certificate in the Bronx on 4 March 1917.7
Witness20 December 1919Harry Nathan Leber witnessed the marriage of David Jacobs and Rose Greenberg and signed the marriage certificate in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York on 20 December 1919.8
Residence16 January 1920Harry Nathan Leber lived at 1440 Minford Place in the Bronx on 16 January 1920.6
Residence19 January 1924He lived at 973 Fox Street in the Bronx on 19 January 1924.9
Marr/Partnership19 January 1924He married Frances Jacobs on 19 January 1924 at Borough Hall in the Bronx.10,11
Naturalization23 May 1924He was naturalized in New York, New York on 23 May 1924. Certificate #1814199.12
Son-in-law2 April 1930He resided with Solomon Jacobs and Zelda Leber, his in-laws, at 1529 Shakespeare Avenue in the Bronx on 2 April 1930. In addition to the three adult children, the apartment held their son-in-law Harry Leber and Boris Leber, their grandchild.13
Occupationfrom 1936 to 1940From 1936 to 1940 Harry Nathan Leber was a manager at Newark Model Laundry in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey.14,15
Residencefrom 1938 to 1954He lived at the farm in Toms River, Ocean County, New Jersey from 1938 to 1954.1,16
Draft Registration1942He registered for the draft in 1942 in Toms River, Ocean County, New Jersey.17
Death22 September 1954He died on 22 September 1954 in Toms River, Ocean County, New Jersey.18
Cremation23 September 1954He was cremated on 23 September 1954 at the Ewing Cemetery Crematorium in Ewing Township.19,1
WillOctober 1954His will was probated in October 1954 in Toms River. Frances Jacobs was both executrix and beneficiary. The farm went to Frances. Bequests totaling $2,000 were made to two people "in the expectation and confidence that they will use this bequest for the purpose to which I have been sympathic in my lifetime." It's almost certain that they were communists.20
Charts and other referencesJankelewicz Descendancy Chart; Leber/Lieberman Descendancy Chart (#1); Leber/Lieberman Descendancy Chart (#2); The Farm

Citations

  1. Death Certificate
  2. World War II Draft Registration Card
  3. Polish Marriage Record, Piotrków BMD, Polish State Archives Akta 46
  4. Passenger Manifest
  5. Personal knowledge of Robert Jacobs
  6. 1920 Federal Census
  7. Marriage Certificates, Bronx Cert. #933, 4 March 1917
  8. Marriage Certificates, Brooklyn Cert. #16349, 20 Dec. 1919
  9. Marriage Certificates, Harry & Frances
  10. New York City Brides Index
  11. Marriage Certificates, Bronx Cert. #781, 19 Jan 1924
  12. FBI Case File #100-3305321, Frances Leber
  13. 1930 Federal Census, Bronx County, New York, Bronx, page 1A, National Archives micropublication T626-1468 (Solomon Jacobs household; name rendered as "Salomon").
  14. 1940 Federal Census, Dover, Ocean, New Jersey; Roll: T627_2374; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 15-14 (Jacobs & Leber families)
  15. E-mail message, Eric Leber to RCJ, 11 April 2016
  16. FBI Case File #100-3305321, Frances Leber, Frances Leber
  17. World War II Draft Registration Card, Harry N. Leber; serialo #U2228, Ocean County, NJ
  18. Death Certificate, New Jersey State Department of Health
  19. E-mail message
  20. Newspaper, Asbury Park Press, p.10

Boris Leber

Boris Leber on the farm
Male, #53, Deceased, b. 20 November 1925, d. 24 October 1975




Parents

FatherHarry Nathan Leber (1893-1954)
MotherFrances Jacobs (1901-1968)


Relationships1st cousin of Robert Cooper Jacobs
2nd cousin of Harry Maxim Lieber
Brother of Eric Stephen Leber


Family: Madeleine van Eerde (b. 26 January 1939, d. 13 January 2000)

DaughterDeirdre Anne Leber +


Biography

Name-birthHis birth name was Alexander Boris Leber.1
Birth20 November 1925Boris Leber was born on 20 November 1925 in New York City.2,3
Child2 April 1930As a child, Boris Leber lived with Solomon Jacobs and Zelda Leber at 1529 Shakespeare Avenue in the Bronx on 2 April 1930. In addition to the three adult children, the apartment held their son-in-law Harry Leber and Boris Leber, their grandchild.4
Residencefrom 1938 to 1943Boris Leber lived at the farm in Toms River, Ocean County, New Jersey from 1938 to 1943.5,6
Military22 November 1943He served in the Army Air Corps on 22 November 1943 in Fort Dix, New Jersey. having enlisted right out of high school. After basic training at Fort Dix, New Jersey he was trained as a bombardier in B-17s. He never saw actual combat; his squadron arrived in England within a few days of the German surrender. Then they were turned around and flew to the Pacific. They arrived on Okinawa or Tinian just as the atomic bombs were dropped. Boris made a hilarious story of this; I wish he were still here so that I could hear it again.7
OccupationBoris Leber was a jewelry designer in New York, New York. Although he had started his career as a photographer, he turned to jewelry design after Harry's death in 1954. Eventually he had a successful shop on Madison Avenue with an upscale clientele.1
Marr/Partnership1957He married Madeleine van Eerde in 1957 in Manhattan, New York County, New York.8
Death24 October 1975He died of of a heart attack on 24 October 1975 at Madison Avenue in New York, New York, at age 49y. Coronary artery disease is the family curse.2,1
Biography

Deirdre Leber wrote a lovely piece about her Dad which is linked on her page on the family web site, https://genarchives.com/NineGenerations/up/index.htm.9

BiographyEric Leber wrote a biographical and autobiographical memoir of Boris and himself. It is linked on his page on the family web site, https://genarchives.com/NineGenerations/up/index.htm.
Charts and other referencesJankelewicz Descendancy Chart; Leber/Lieberman Descendancy Chart; The Farm

Citations

  1. Personal knowledge of Robert Jacobs
  2. Social Security Death Index
  3. Index to Manhattan Births, 1925, page 206 or 266
  4. 1930 Federal Census, Bronx County, New York, Bronx, page 1A, National Archives micropublication T626-1468 (Solomon Jacobs household; name rendered as "Salomon").
  5. Death Certificate
  6. FBI Case File #100-3305321, Frances Leber, Frances Leber
  7. NARA, WW II Enlistee database, National Archives Database
  8. Marriage Index, Manhattan Cert. No. 26887, 1957
  9. E-mail message, Deirdre Leber to RCJ, 12/3/2007

Eric Stephen Leber

Male, #54, Living




Parents

FatherHarry Nathan Leber (1893-1954)
MotherFrances Jacobs (1901-1968)


Relationships1st cousin of Robert Cooper Jacobs
2nd cousin of Harry Maxim Lieber
Brother of Boris Leber


Family 2: Virginia Ann Keehn

DaughterCassie Leber (1975-2008)


Charts and other referencesJankelewicz Descendancy Chart; Leber/Lieberman Descendancy Chart; The Farm

Lorn Merrill Leber

Male, #55, Living




Parents



Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Harry Maxim Lieber
Son of Eric Stephen Leber
Nephew of Boris Leber




Charts and other referencesJankelewicz Descendancy Chart; Leber/Lieberman Descendancy Chart

Jeremy G. Leber

Male, #56, Living




Parents



Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Harry Maxim Lieber
Son of Eric Stephen Leber
Nephew of Boris Leber




Charts and other referencesJankelewicz Descendancy Chart; Leber/Lieberman Descendancy Chart

Madeleine van Eerde

Madeleine van Eerde
Female, #57, Deceased, b. 26 January 1939, d. 13 January 2000




Parents





Family 1: Boris Leber (b. 20 November 1925, d. 24 October 1975)

DaughterDeirdre Anne Leber +

Family 2: Norman leBeau (b. 1930, d. 22 September 2008)



Married nameMadeleine van Eerde was known as Madeleine van Eerde — Le Beau after her marriage.1
Birth26 January 1939She was born on 26 January 1939 in New York, New York.
Marr/Partnership1957She married Boris Leber in 1957 in Manhattan, New York County, New York.2
Marr/Partnership1979She married Norman leBeau in 1979 in New York, New York.1
Residence1993She lived at 360 E 72nd Street in New York, New York in 1993.3
Death13 January 2000She died on 13 January 2000.
Charts and other referencesJankelewicz Descendancy Chart; Leber/Lieberman Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Madeleine van Eerde to Robert Jacobs. 23 March 1982 300 East 72d Street, New York, NY.
  2. Marriage Index, Manhattan Cert. No. 26887, 1957
  3. Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010).

Deirdre Anne Leber

Female, #58, Living




Parents

FatherBoris Leber (1925-1975)
MotherMadeleine van Eerde (1939-2000)


Relationships1st cousin 1 time removed of Robert Cooper Jacobs
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Harry Maxim Lieber
Niece of Eric Stephen Leber
Daughter of Boris Leber




Charts and other referencesJankelewicz Descendancy Chart; Leber/Lieberman Descendancy Chart

Gale Merton Edson

Gale Merton Edson, age 26
Male, #59, Deceased, b. 8 November 1896, d. September 1985




Parents

FatherEdward Edson (1860-1944)
MotherMary Ellen Hamburg (1871-1949)


RelationshipsGrandfather of Mollie Jenks Edson


Family: Etta G. Kampen (b. 9 June 1898, d. 3 June 1990)

SonJames Edward Edson + (1923-2005)


Biography

NameGale Merton Edson was also known as Pop Edson. Members of the family always called him Pop.
Birth8 November 1896He was born on 8 November 1896 in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington.1,2
OccupationGale Merton Edson was a pharmacist in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington.3
Child21 June 1900As children, Agnes Helen Edson and Gale Merton Edson lived with Edward Edson and Mary Ellen Hamburg in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington on 21 June 1900.4
Residence27 April 1910Gale Merton Edson lived at West Main Street in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington on 27 April 1910.5
Military25 May 1917He served in the Army in World War I. He was inducted on 25 May 1917 in Seattle, King County, Washington. Pop served overseas from June 15, 1918 to May 1, 1919 and was honorably discharged on May 17, 1918 at Allentown, PA. He was awarded the Italian Service Ribbon.6
Residence (family)from 1921 to 1985He and Etta G. Kampen lived in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington from 1921 to 1985.7
Marr/Partnership25 November 1921He married Etta G. Kampen on 25 November 1921 in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington.7,2
Witness30 September 1923He witnessed the marriage of Charles Julius Kamm and Teena A. Kampen and signed the marriage certificate in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington on 30 September 1923.8
Physical DescriptionApril 1942Gale Merton Edson was described as height 6 feet, weight 165, complexion light, eyes gray hair brown, in April 1942 in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington.9
Residence (family)1947He and Etta G. Kampen lived at 405 West Front Street in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington in 1947.10
DeathSeptember 1985He died in September 1985 in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington.11
BurialSeptember 1985He was buried in September 1985 in Lynden Cemetery in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington.11,3
Charts and other referencesEdson Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Washington Birth Index, 1891—1919
  2. Edson Family Association & Edson Genealogical Association, The Edsonian, Vol. 52, #3, Fall, 2000, p.37
  3. Personal knowledge of Robert Jacobs
  4. 1900 Federal Census
  5. 1910 Federal Census
  6. Washington State Digital Archives, Database: Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans’ Bonus Records, World War I Service Statement Cards. ONLINE 2009, Washington State Archives, Office of the Secretary of State.
  7. 1930 Federal Census
  8. Washington State Digital Archives, http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/ViewRecord.aspx?RID=C2D40F9DBD48E5277305D5EE4D710D37 - from Whatcom County Marriage Records.
  9. World War II Draft Registration Card, United States, Selective Service System. Selective Service Registration Cards, World War II: Fourth Registration. Gale Edson, Local Bd. 1 Whatcom Cty, WA
  10. City Directory, Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. (Bellingham, 1947)
  11. Social Security Death Index

Edward Edson

Ed Edson
Male, #60, Deceased, b. 30 August 1860, d. 17 December 1944




Parents

FatherGardner Martin Edson (1827-1881)
MotherMary Ellen Gillespie (1838-1935)


RelationshipsGreat-grandfather of Mollie Jenks Edson


Family 1: Mary Ellen Hamburg (b. 13 April 1871, d. 29 September 1949)

DaughterAgnes Helen Edson (1891-1978)
SonGale Merton Edson + (1896-1985)

Family 2: Lelah Blanche Jackson (b. 7 November 1882, d. 6 May 1962)



Biography

Birth30 August 1860Edward Edson was born on 30 August 1860 in Elk Grove, Madison Township, Hancock County, Iowa.1
Residence7 June 1870He lived in Lewis Township, Holt County, Missouri on 7 June 1870.2
Residencebetween 1871 and 1872He lived in Sabetha, Nemaha County, Kansas between 1871 and 1872.3
Residencefrom 1873 to 1882He lived in Smith Center, Smith County, Kansas from 1873 to 1882.4,5
Membership1880He was a member of the second Smith Center band in 1880 in Smith Center, Smith County, Kansas.6
Bereft20 October 1881He was saddened by the death of Gardner Martin Edson on 20 October 1881 at Kansas Central Hotel in Smith Center.7,1,8,9,10
AnecdoteAugust 1882In August 1882 Ed Edson left Smith Center in August 1882 and was in Wyoming at the time the family's Smith County lands were sold.11,12
ResidenceOctober 1883Edward Edson lived in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington in October 1883.13
OccupationEdward Edson was a druggist in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington.14,15
Marr/Partnership17 November 1890He married Mary Ellen Hamburg on 17 November 1890 in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington.16,1
Residence (family)January 1891He and Mary Ellen Hamburg lived in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington in January 1891.13
Residence (family)21 June 1900He and Mary Ellen Hamburg lived in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington on 21 June 1900.17
Divorce6 March 1901He and Mary Ellen Hamburg were divorced on 6 March 1901.18
Residence27 April 1910He lived at West Main Street in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington on 27 April 1910.19
Residence4 January 1920He lived in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington on 4 January 1920. The census-taker counted him on the day before his second marriage.20
Marr/Partnership5 January 1920He married Lelah Blanche Jackson on 5 January 1920 at 2001-G in Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington.21,22,23
ReligionHe was a non-believer. In 1939 he wrote, ". . . I was not handicapped as most youngsters were by religious teaching at home if not directly by the parents then by Sunday school teachers. I think that is the one thing I have more reason to be grateful to my pa and ma than for anything else that they never directly or indirectly taught me any religion. I have sought to repay the debt vicariously by doing likewise for my own kids."24
Death17 December 1944He died on 17 December 1944 in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington.25
Burialabout 18 December 1944He was buried about 18 December 1944 in Lynden Cemetery in Lynden, Whatcom County, Washington.26
Charts and other referencesEdson Descendancy Chart

Citations

  1. Edson Family Association & Edson Genealogical Association, The Edsonian, Vol. 52, #3, Fall, 2000, p.37
  2. 1870 Federal Census
  3. Mollie Edson, Verboden: The Musings of a Washington Pioneer in a Dutch Community, 1890-1944, Letter, Ed Edson to George Burr, 1 November 1940
  4. 1875 Kansas State Census, G.M. Edson
  5. Mollie Edson, Verboden: The Musings of a Washington Pioneer in a Dutch Community, 1890-1944, Letter, Ed Edson to George Burr, 15 August 1937
  6. Mrs. William Hawes, The History of Smith Centre, Kansas, 1871-1971, 1st (1971), ; digital images, Allen County Public Library, The Internet Archive (https://archive.org/details/historyofsmithce00hawe : accessed ., Accessed; 19 September 2017; 24
  7. 1900 Federal Census, Edward Edson
  8. Mollie Edson, Verboden: The Musings of a Washington Pioneer in a Dutch Community, 1890-1944, /miscellaneous/42-11-30 Ed Autobiography#1.tif
  9. Smith County Kansas Pioneer, Smith Centre, Smith County, Kansas, ., Death's Doings.; October 28, 1881, Volume X, Number 2; p. 4, column 1
  10. Kansas Free Press, DIED—On October 20th, 1881, Dr. G.M. Edson; 28 October 1881, vol. 3, No. 5; p. 5, Col. 2
  11. Mollie Edson, Verboden: The Musings of a Washington Pioneer in a Dutch Community, 1890-1944
  12. Letter, Ed Edson to Burr, a.l.s undated, prob after Sept. 1939
  13. Lottie Roeder Roth, Author, History of Whatcom County, Two volumes (Chicago: Pioneer Historical Publishing Co., 1926), ., Vol. 2 p.708
  14. Personal knowledge of Robert Jacobs
  15. Washington Birth Index, 1891—1919, Agnes Edson
  16. 1930 Federal Census, Edward Edson
  17. 1900 Federal Census
  18. Mollie Edson, Verboden: The Musings of a Washington Pioneer in a Dutch Community, 1890-1944, Letter, Ed Edson to George Burr, 19 Jan 1941
  19. 1910 Federal Census
  20. 1920 Federal Census, Edward Edson
  21. 1920 Federal Census
  22. 1930 Federal Census
  23. Marriage Certificates, Ed Edson & Lelah Jackson
  24. Mollie Edson, Verboden: The Musings of a Washington Pioneer in a Dutch Community, 1890-1944, Letter, Ed Edson to George Burr, 22 Oct. 1939
  25. Washington Death Index 1940-2014
  26. Gravestone inscription, Ed Edson's heastone, Lynden Cemetery