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Szyja or Schije “Sam” or “Samuel” BALOWITZ

Male 1871 - 1943  (72 years)


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  • Name Szyja or Schije “Sam” or “Samuel” BALOWITZ 
    Born 20 Oct 1871  Czarnia, Łomża, Podlaskie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Nov 1943  Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 23 Nov 1943  Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Philadelphia Passenger Lists, 1800-1945:
      Name: Schie Bolowitz
      Arrival Date: 26 Dec 1910
      Age: 45 years
      Estimated Birth Year: Abt 1865
      Gender: Male
      Nationality: Russia
      Race/People: Hebrew had been written in, crossed out, and Polish written instead
      Last Permanent Residence: Czerny, Russia
      Port of Departure: Hamburg, Germany
      Ship Name: Graf Waldersee
      Port of Arrival: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
      Nearest relative in home country: Wife: Reise Bolowitz, Czerny
      Final Destination: Philadelphia, PA
      Person joining: Brother: Moische Bolowitz, a street address and Philadelphia originally written in. The street address has been crossed out and the address 321 Sheffield [NOTE: located in Brooklyn where Moische Balowitz lived] written in.
      Last Residence: Russia
      Birthplace: Czarnice, Russia

      Name spelled as “Bejlowicz” on immigration records for wife and children.

      1930 Census: New York: Kings: Brooklyn:
      655 Warwick Street
      Sam Balowitz, head, owns, $14,500, 58, married for 20 years, born in Poland, mother and father born in Poland, came to the U.S. in 1910, naturalized citizen, presser, cloaks;
      Resis Balowitz, wife, 58, married for 20 years, born in Poland, father and mother born in Poland, came in 1921, naturalized;
      Harry Balowitz, 20, single, born in Poland, father and mother born in Poland, came in 1921, naturalized, shipping clerk, dresses.
      [NOTE: living in same building as the Lenowitz’]

      Death Certificate:
      Name of Deceased: Sam Balowitz
      Residence: 655 Warwick
      Length of Residency in New York: 33 yrs.
      Married
      Wife: Rose
      Date of Birth: Oct. 20 1871
      Age: 72 yrs. 1 mo. 2 days
      Type of Work: Presser
      Industry: Coats
      Birthplace: Poland
      Maiden name of mother: Pedlack
      Birthplace of Mother: Poland
      Name of Informant: Harry Balowitz, Son, 125 Van Wyck (?)
      Date of Burial: Nov. 23, 1943
      Place of Death: Brooklyn
      Name of Hosp. 655 Warwick
      Length of Stay in this address: 22 yrs.
      Date and hour of death: Nov. 22, 1943
      Male, White
      Cause of Death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
      Date of Onset: 6 days
      Contributing cause: arteriosclerosis 7 years.

      Cemetery headstone reads:
      “Yeshiah Chaim son of Shimon.
      Died 24 Cheshvan 5704.
      SAMUEL
      DIED 24 DAYS
      IN CHESCHWAN 5704
      22 Nov 1943
      AGE 72 YEARS”
    Person ID I12725  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2020 

    Father Symek or Simian BELOWICZ,   b. Abt 1823,   d. 25 Aug 1893, Czarnia, Łomża, Podlaskie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Sora or Sarah Ryfka PYTLAK,   b. Abt 1832,   d. 7 Mar 1890, Czarnia, Łomża, Podlaskie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Family ID F538  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rejzel or Raisel “Resis” or “Rose” SMOLARZ,   b. Abt 1873, Czarnia, Łomża, Podlaskie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1961, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Children 
     1. Sore Malke BALOWITZ,   b. Abt 1895
    +2. Szymon BALOWITZ,   b. Abt 1895
     3. Rywka BALOWITZ,   b. Abt 1901
     4. Chaja Leja BALOWITZ,   b. Abt 1903
     5. Relka KRYMKEWICZ,   b. Abt 1885, Zambrów, Podlaskie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Gerszon “George” BALOWITZ,   b. Abt 1905, Czarnia, Łomża, Podlaskie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Chaszka BALOWITZ
    +8. Hersch Berl “Harry” BALOWITZ,   b. 18 Jan 1909, Czarnia, Łomża, Podlaskie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 2004, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F4384  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1871 - Czarnia, Łomża, Podlaskie, Poland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Nov 1943 - Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Nov 1943 - Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, Nassau, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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