Samuel HERSHKOWITZ

Samuel HERSHKOWITZ

Male 1892 - 1984  (91 years)

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  • Name Samuel HERSHKOWITZ 
    Born 10 Jul 1892  Warsaw, Masovian, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Religion Jewish 
    Died 8 Apr 1984  Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 9 Apr 1984  Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Possible immigration record??:
      Schmuel Herschowitz
      Arrival Date: 31 Mar 1911
      Birth Year: Abt 1892
      Birth location: Priluki, Russia
      Age:19
      Gender: Male
      Ethnicity: Hebrew
      Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
      Port of Arrival: New York, NY
      Ship Name: Mauretania
      Father: Hersch Herschowitz
      Passage paid by a friend
      Had $25 with him
      Going to friend: Abram Weinberg, 396 Bristol St., Brooklyn, NY
      Born in Priluki.


      State of New York: Affidavit for License to Marry
      County of Kings, New York, Borough of Brooklyn
      Groom: Sam Hershkowitz
      Color: White
      Place of Residence: 562 Warwick St.
      Age: 24
      Occupation: Butcher
      Place of Birth: Warsaw, Russia
      Name of Father: Hyman
      Country of Birth: Russia
      Maiden name of Mother: Eva Shmeltz
      Country of Birth: Russia
      Number of marriage: First
      Bride: Sara Balevitz
      Place of Residence: 562 Warwick St.
      Age: 22
      Occupation: Hair Dresser
      Place of Birth: Lomza, Russia
      Name of Father: Samuel
      Country of Birth: Russia
      Maiden Name of Mother: Celia Medlarsky
      Country of Birth: Russia
      Number of marriage: First
      Date: 5 Feb 1916
      Marriage Date: 18 Mar 1916
      Person performing ceremony: Julius Silverman
      Witnesses: A. Goldstein and J. Rosenberg

      WWI Draft Registration Card (completed in the Bronx on June 5, 1917):
      Samuel Hershkowitz
      Age: 27
      Home Address: 885 Beck St., Bronx, NY
      Date of Birth: July 10, 1889
      Alien
      Place of Birth: Warsaw, Russia
      Occupation: Butcher
      Place of Employment: Swift & Co., 45 St. & 1st Ave., NY
      Person solely dependent on you for support: Wife
      Married; Caucasian
      Claim exemption from draft because of: Dependents


      Worked at the Brooklyn Army Base during WWII

      1920 Census: New York: New York: Manhattan: 316 E. 49th St.
      “Hershkowitz, Samuel. Head of Household, rented his home, male, white, 28 yrs. old, married, immigrated to the U.S. in 1911, alien, able to read, able to write, born in “Russian Poland”, speaks Russian and Polish, father born in “Russian Poland” father speaks Russian; mother born in Russian Poland, mother speaks Russian, was able to speak English, worked as a tripeman in a slaughter-house.

      “His wife, Sadie, female, white, 27 yrs. old, married, immigrated to the U.S. in 1909, alien, able to read, able to write, born in “Russian Poland,” speaks Polish, father born in “Russian Poland”, father speaks Polish, mother born in “Russian Poland,”, mother speaks Polish, is not able to speak English, no occupation.

      Their daughter, Lillian, female, white, 1 and 8/12 years, single, born in New York, father born in “Russian Poland”, father speaks Polish, mother born in Russian Poland, mother speaks Polish.”

      1930 Census: NY, Kings Cty., Brooklyn, Dist. 1228, p. 9, 341 Riverdale:
      Hershkowitz, Sam, rents, pays $38 a month; age 37, born in Russia, father and mother born in Russia, married at age 23, came to the U.S. in 1912, naturalized citizen, occupation: clerk, butcher house;
      Sadie, age 36, born in Russia, father and mother born in Russia, married at age 22, came to the U.S. in 1909, alien;
      Lillian, age 11, born in NY, father and mother born in Russia;
      Sol, age 9, born in NY, father and mother born in Russia;
      Sylvia, age 7, born in NY, father and mother born in Russia;
      Rose, age 5, born in NY, father and mother born in Russia;
      Miriam, age 2 and 9 months, born in NY, father and mother born in Russia;
      Mathilda, age nine months, born in NY, father and mother born in Russia.



      SSDI:
      Sam Hershkowitz
      133-0905157, b.
      Last Residence: 11224 Brooklyn, Kings, New York
      Born: 10 Jul 1891
      Died: Apr 1984
      Issued in NY.

      According to Mim, Sam Hershkowitz pretended that he had died, by putting up a gravestone with his own name on it rather than the name of the old man that had died, so that he could avoid being conscripted into the Russian army. He then escaped to England. (Sylvie had never heard this story.)

      Sam Herkowitz would clean up the innards for use in kishka. According to Mim, he got fired as a tripeman because a button fell off his shirt and when he bent down to pick it up, he was accused of stealing. All of the slaughterhouse employees were Polish gentiles except for him. (Sylvie had never heard this story.)

      After the slaughterhouse, Sam had a store on New Lotts Ave. but had to close the store during the depression. He then rented a pushcart by the day selling fruits and vegetables to make a living.

      Sam became a U.S. citizen in 1923. Another piece of information indicates that Sam Hershkowitz was naturalized on 12/11/1924 and at that time his age was listed as 33, meaning that he was born in 1891.
    Person ID I19  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2017 

    Father Hyman “Chaim” Wolfe HERSHKOWITZ,   d. Poland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Eva “Chava” Gittel SHMELTZ,   d. Poland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet

    Family Sore or Sarah BALOWITZ,   b. 11 Dec 1894, Czarnia, Łomża, Podlaskie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1985, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 18 Mar 1916  Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lillian HERSHKOWITZ,   b. 29 Jul 1918, Manhattan (New York Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1995, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +2. Saul HERSHKOWITZ,   b. 24 Sep 1920, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 2006  (Age 85 years)
    +3. Sylvia HERSHKOWITZ
    +4. Rose HERSHKOWITZ,   b. 28 Jan 1925, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 2012  (Age 87 years)
    +5. Miriam "Marion" HERSHKOWITZ
    +6. Matilda HERSHKOWITZ
    +7. Elaine Gloria HERSHKOWITZ
    Photos
    Hershkowitz, Samuel. Children.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel. Children.
    L. to R. (on sofa): Lillie, Sylvie, Rozie, Matilda, and Sollie; (in front of sofa, kneeling): Elaine and Marion.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel. Family.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel. Family.
    Standing, L. to R.: Hank Schlittner, Paul Garz, Harold Chapman, Saul Hershkowitz, Ira Hersh, Millie Liebowitz Hershkowitz, Harry Cimbolsky, Aaron Shapiro, Carol Shapiro Miner.
    Seated, L. to R.: Evie Shapiro Shurak, Elaine Hershkowitz Schlittner, Matilda Hershkowitz Garz, Rozie Hershkowitz Chapman, Sarah Balowitz Hershkowitz, Samuel Hershkowitz, Sylvia Hershkowitz Cimbolsky, Marion Hershkowitz Block, and Lillie Hershkowitz Shapiro.
    Kneeling, L. to R.: Maxine Garz Klein, Michael Garz, Dale Block Clarke, David Chapman, Lori Hershkowitz Tobin, Barbara Hershkowitz Schwartz, Robert Cimbolsky, and Caryn Garz Rosenberg.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel.  Family.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel. Family.
    In back, parents Sarah Balowitz Hershkowitz and Samuel Hershkowitz.
    Children, L. to. R.: Saul, Sylvia (on chair) and Lillian. Taken abt. 1924.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and wife, Sarah Balowitz Hershkowitz.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and wife, Sarah Balowitz Hershkowitz.
    Their last picture together as a couple. Samuel died 9 Apr 1984. Sarah died 4 Apr 1985.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel.  Extended family.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel. Extended family.
    Celebrating the 80th birthday of Marion Hershkowitz Block at a gala party at the campus of Kingsborough Community College in June 2007.
    Back row: Gerald Lowell, Michael Garz, Mitchell Block, Evie Scheiner, Caryn Rosenberg, Matilda Garz, Erik Schlittner, Frank Klein, David Chapman.
    Middle row: Bruce Tobin, Peggy Chapman, Sandy Garz, Elaine Schlittner, Matilda Garz, Millie Hershkowitz, Joan Mann, Lorie Tobin, Alice Robson, Barbara Schwartz.
    Front row: Sylvia Cimbolsky, Marion Block, Rose Chapman, Leon Rosenberg, Carol Miner.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel.  Sader.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel. Sader.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and wife, Sarah Balowitz Hershkowitz.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and wife, Sarah Balowitz Hershkowitz.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and wife Sarah Balowitz Hershkowitz. David Chapman Bar Mitzvah
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and wife Sarah Balowitz Hershkowitz. David Chapman Bar Mitzvah
    May 1967. Bar Mitzvah for grandson David Chapman
    Schlittner, Elaine Hershkowitz with mother and father, Sarah and Sam Hershkowitz.
    Schlittner, Elaine Hershkowitz with mother and father, Sarah and Sam Hershkowitz.
    Hershkowitz Sisters.
    Hershkowitz Sisters.
    Taken during Marion Block's 80th birthday celebration in June 2007. L. to R.: Sylvia Hershkowitz Shapiro, Rosie Hershkowitz Chapman, Elaine Hershkowitz Schlittner, Marion Hershkowitz Block, Florence Block Kolb, Millie Hershkowitz, and Matilda Hershkowitz Garz.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and wife Sarah Balowitz Hershkowitz.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and wife Sarah Balowitz Hershkowitz.
    Hershkowitz, Sylvia and Harry Cimbolsky's wedding celebration
    Hershkowitz, Sylvia and Harry Cimbolsky's wedding celebration
    Harry and Sylvie were married on 17 Mar 1946. L to R: Joseph and Sadie Cimbolsky (parents of the groom), Harry Cimbolsky, Sylvia Hershkowitz, Celia and Solomon Balowitz (maternal grandparents of the bride), Sarah and Samuel Hershkowitz (parents of the bride).
    Hershkowitz, Samuel.  Family.  Mother and sisters.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel. Family. Mother and sisters.
    L. to R.: Matilda, Sylvia, Sarah, Elaine, Rose, Marion, and Lillie.
    Hershkowitz Sisters, Elaine & Mimi
Coney Island Beach 1944
    Hershkowitz Sisters, Elaine & Mimi Coney Island Beach 1944
    Hershkowitz, Sara, and brother Morris Balowitz
    Hershkowitz, Sara, and brother Morris Balowitz
    At Davie and Mimi Block's apartment in Brooklyn
    Early 1980s
    Hershkowitz, Elaine with Steven Cimbolsky
    Hershkowitz, Elaine with Steven Cimbolsky
    Hinsdale Street, Brooklyn, NY, 1949
    Hershkowitz, Elaine
    Hershkowitz, Elaine
    Hinsdale Street, Brooklyn, NY, 1949
    Hershkowitz, Elaine
    Hershkowitz, Elaine
    Hinsdale Street, Brooklyn, NY
    Hershkowitz, Mimi
    Hershkowitz, Mimi
    A park in East New York, around 1944
    Peaking out from behind her, sister Elaine
    In background on other side, sister Rose with niece Evie Shapiro
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and Sarah, 50th Anniversary
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and Sarah, 50th Anniversary
    March 1966
    Left to right back: Sylvia, Miriam, Saul, Elaine, Matilda
    Left to right front: Rose, Sara, Samuel, Lilly
    Documents
    Marriage.  Hershkowitz, Samuel and Sarah Balowitz.  Marriage License
    Marriage. Hershkowitz, Samuel and Sarah Balowitz. Marriage License
    Married 18 Mar 1916.
    Headstones
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and Sarah Balowitz Hershkowitz
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and Sarah Balowitz Hershkowitz
    Albums  Living
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jul 1892 - Warsaw, Masovian, Poland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Mar 1916 - Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Apr 1984 - Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Apr 1984 - Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, Nassau, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and great-granddaughter, Ericka Clarke.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and great-granddaughter, Ericka Clarke.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel.
    Hershkowitz, Samuel.
    At Belmont Park
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and Sarah, 50th Anniversary
    Hershkowitz, Samuel and Sarah, 50th Anniversary
    March 1966
    Left to right back: Sylvia, Miriam, Saul, Elaine, Matilda
    Left to right front: Rose, Sara, Samuel, Lilly

    Documents
    Death. Hershkowitz, Samuel.  Unveiling.
    Death. Hershkowitz, Samuel. Unveiling.
    "Unveiling of the Monument to the Memory of the late Sam Hershkowitz." Occurred Sunday, Nov. 4, 1984.