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Moische or Morris BALOWITZ

Male 1899 - 1995  (96 years)


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  • Name Moische or Morris BALOWITZ 
    Born 10 Feb 1899  Czarnia, Łomża, Podlaskie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jun 1995  West Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Ellis Island New York Passenger Records
      Ship: The Salamanca
      Date of arrival: June 30, 1913
      Port of Departure: Hamburg
      Ellis Island New York Passenger Records:
      Balowicz, Moische
      Age: 15
      Male
      Single
      Son
      Can read and write
      Nationality: Russia
      Race: Hebrew
      Last permanent residence: Czerni, Russia
      Final destination: New York, New York
      Passage paid by father
      Birthplace: Czerni, Russia

      WWI Draft Registration Card:
      Morris Balowitz
      562 Warwick St., Brooklyn, NY
      Age: 19
      Date of Birth: Feb. 5 (?), 1899
      Where born: Russia
      Occupation: Tailor
      Employer: Lobkind & Co., 30 East 23 St., NY
      Nearest Relative: Mother: Celia Balowitz, 562 Warwick St. Brooklyn, NY
      [Accompanied by mother, and brothers, Jankel and Chaim.]

      Declaration of Intention to Apply for Citizenship:
      #139837 (p. 337)
      State of New York, County of Kings, Supreme Court, Kings County:
      “I, Morri Balowitz, aged 23 years, occupation tailor, do declare on oath that my personal description is: color: white; complexion: fair, height: 5 ft 3 inches; weight: 140 pounds; color of hair: brown; color of eyes: brown; other visible marksarks: none. I was born in [Gurngay, Gumgay, or Grimgay, Poland?] on the 15 day of February, anno domini 1899; I now reside at 596 Warwick St., Brooklyn, N.Y. I emigrated to the U.S. on the vessel Salamavka; my last foreign residence was Poland. I am not married. It is my bona fid intention to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or soveeignty, and particularly to The Republic of Poland, of whom I am now a subject; I arrived at the port of New York, in the State of New York on or about the 1 day of July anno domini 1913. I am not an anarchist. I am not a polygamist nor a believer in the practice of polygamy; and it is my intention in good faith to become a citizen of the United States of America and to permanently reside therein, so help me God.
      [Signed} Morris Balowitz
      Subscribed and sworn to before me in the Office of the Clerk of said Court at Brooklyn, New York, this 17 day of May, anno domini 1922.
      William E. Kelly, Clerk of the Supreme Court,
      By William J. Farrell, Deputy Clerk.”

      State of New York: Affadavit for License to Marry:
      Groom: M. Balowitz
      Bride: S. Katz
      Date of Marriage: 11-24
      No. 19948
      Groom full name: Morris Balowitz
      Color: W
      Place of residence: 524 E. 136th St., Bronx
      Age: 29
      Occupation: Dresses
      Place of Birth: Lomz, Russia
      Name of Father: Samuel
      Country of Birth: Russia
      Maiden name of Mother: Celia Midlarsky
      Country of Birth: Russia
      Number of Marriages: First
      Bride Full name: Sarah Katz
      Color: W
      Place of Residence: 596 Warwick St.
      Age: 25
      Occupation: Dresses
      Place of Birth: Minsk, Russia
      Name of Father: Aron
      Country of Birth: Russia
      Maiden name of mother: Sima Shumikler
      Country of Birth: Russia
      Number of Marriages: First
      Attested on: Oct. 19, 1929

      Marriage Certificate: December 7, 1929

      See father’s entry for 1930 census. He and his wife, newly married, lived with his parents at the time of the 1930 census.

      SSDI:
      Name: Morris Balowitz
      Birthdate: 10 Feb 1899
      Death Date: Jun 1995
      State Issued: New York
      Residences: 48323
      Orchard Lake, W. Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan

      Michigan Deaths:
      Morris Balowitz
      BD: 2 Feb 1899
      DD: 19 Jun 1995
      R: Southfield, Oakland, Michigan
      Place of Death: Southfield, Oakland, Michigan

      Gravestone reads:
      Morris Balowitz
      Feb. 2, 1899
      June 19, 1995
    Person ID I29  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2018 

    Father Solomon or Samuel BALOWITZ,   b. 1 Feb 1867, Łomża, Podlaskie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1947, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Cripe or Celia or Zipa MIDLARSKY,   b. Abt 1870, Czarnia, Łomża, Podlaskie, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1951, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married Abt 1890 
    Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Hershkowitz, Sara, and brother Morris Balowitz
    Hershkowitz, Sara, and brother Morris Balowitz
    At Davie and Mimi Block's apartment in Brooklyn
    Early 1980s
    Headstones
    Balowitz, Solomon and Celia Midlarsky Balowitz
    Balowitz, Solomon and Celia Midlarsky Balowitz
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah KATZ,   b. 15 Mar 1907, Minsk, Belarus Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1982, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1929  Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Victor H. BALOWITZ,   b. 27 Jun 1930, Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1996, Buffalo, Erie, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Shirley Ruth BALOWITZ
    Photos
    Balowitz, Morris and Sarah Katz Balowitz.  Wedding portrait.
    Balowitz, Morris and Sarah Katz Balowitz. Wedding portrait.
    Married 7 Dec 1929 in Brooklyn, New York.
    Documents
    Marriage.  Balowitz, Morris and Katz, Sarah.  Marriage license.
    Marriage. Balowitz, Morris and Katz, Sarah. Marriage license.
    Married 7 Dec 1929 in Brooklyn, New York.
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Feb 1899 - Czarnia, Łomża, Podlaskie, Poland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Dec 1929 - Brooklyn (Kings Co.), New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Jun 1995 - West Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, Nassau, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Hershkowitz, Sara, and brother Morris Balowitz
    Hershkowitz, Sara, and brother Morris Balowitz
    At Davie and Mimi Block's apartment in Brooklyn
    Early 1980s