Tessie HERSHKOWITZ

Female Abt 1894 - 1918  (~ 24 years)


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  • Name Tessie HERSHKOWITZ 
    Born Abt 1894  Warsaw, Masovian, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Oct 1918  Manhattan (New York Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 24 Oct 1918  United Hebrew Cemetery, Staten Island (Richmond Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • She married an accountant and was pregnant and then died at the age of 24 during the influenza epidemic of 1918.

      State of New York Affidavit for License to Marry:
      County of New York, City of New York
      Groom: Max Rubin
      Color: White
      Place of Residence: 208 Delancey St. New York
      Age: 26
      Occupation: Tailor
      Place of Birth: Warsaw, Russia
      Name of Father: Samuel
      Country of Birth: Russia
      Maiden Name of Mother: Gitel Smalonvitz
      Country of Birth: Russia
      Number of Marriage: First
      Bride: Tessie Hershkowitch
      Color: White
      Place of Residence: 208 Delancey St. New York
      Age: 24
      Place of Birth: Warsaw, Russia
      Name of Father: Hyman
      County of Birth: Russia
      Maiden name of mother: Annie Shmelz
      Country of Birth: Russia
      Number of Marriage: First
      Date: 18 Sep 1917

      Marriage Certificate:
      Rabbi: Julius Silberman
      Marriage Date: 3 Nov 1917
      Witnesses: William Krimsky and Leonid Urstein

      According to Sylvie:
      “Tessie had married very well. Years after she died, I remember Poppa telling us how beautiful his sister had been (“a beautiful girl”). Mama stood behind him where he couldn’t see and made a face and shook her head.”

      Death Certificate #33574, Department of Health of The City of New York, Bureau of Records:
      Tessie Rubin
      Character of Premises: Tenement
      Married
      Date of Death: Oct. 23, 1918
      Death occurred at 5:00 p.m. from Influenza
      Had been being treated for 10 days
      No date of birth given
      Age: 24
      Occupation: Housewife
      Birthplace: Russia
      How long in the U.S.: 5 years
      How long resident of New York City: 5 years
      Father’s name: Chaim Wolf Hershkowitz
      Birthplace of Father: Russia
      Maiden Name of Mother: [difficult to read]: Eva Lehmaltz
      Birthplace of Mother: Russia
      Place of Burial: United Hebrew Cemetery
      Date of Burial: October 24, 1918
      Undertaker: Max Perlstein (?)
      Address: 2 Clinton St.
    Person ID I24  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2013 

    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 Max RUBIN,   b. 7 Dec 1891, Warsaw, Masovian, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 3 Nov 1917  Manhattan (New York Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Marriage.  Hershkowitz, Tessie and Max Rubin.  Marriage License.
    Marriage. Hershkowitz, Tessie and Max Rubin. Marriage License.
    Married 3 Nov 1917.
    Last Modified 8 May 2017 
    Family ID F239  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1894 - Warsaw, Masovian, Poland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Nov 1917 - Manhattan (New York Co.), New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Oct 1918 - Manhattan (New York Co.), New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Oct 1918 - United Hebrew Cemetery, Staten Island (Richmond Co.), New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Death. Rubin, Tessie Hershkowitz.  Death Certificate.
    Death. Rubin, Tessie Hershkowitz. Death Certificate.
    Died 23 October 1918.

    Headstones
    Rubin, Tessie Hershkowitz
    Rubin, Tessie Hershkowitz