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Solomon Weiss Family
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1900 Manhattan, New York, New York
Census of Solomon Weiss household:
Solomon Weiss; Age: 44; b 1855, Austria; Immigration Year: 1888; Head;
Austria; Mother's b Austria; 11 years in US; Alien; occupation Presser;
can read can
write, does not speak English.
Spouse Louisa (Hannah Leiber) Weiss
Years Married: 25
Solomon and Hannah Weiss' children.
Ester Weiss 20
b. Nov 1879 Austria; button
Harry Weiss 18
b. Dec 1881 Austria; plumber
David Weiss 16
b. Apr 1884 Austria;
Sarah (Sadie) Weiss 14
b. Mar 1886 Austria; at
school (I believe Sarah is Sadie -- MAS)
Lena (Lilly) Weiss 12
b. Jun 1887 Austria; at
school (this could be Lilly)
Joseph Weiss 8
b. July 1891 NY; at school
Isidor (aka: Irving) Weiss 6 b. NY
Aaron J Weiss 4
b. Feb 1896 NY
Barney (Bernard) Weiss 2 b. NY
Sydney Weiss 3/12 b. NY
1905 New York State Census
Weiss household (document):
Name: Solomon Weiss Residence: Brooklyn, Kings, New York Age: 48
Estimated Birth Year: 1857 Birthplace: Austria Relationship to Head of
Household: Head Race: W Gender: Family Number: 534 Page Number: Line
Number: 13 Film Number: 1930249 Digital Folder Number: 4296311 Image
Head of Household (husband & father): Solomon Weiss M 48y
Louisa H Weiss F 48y
Esther Weiss F 25y
David Weiss M 21y
Sadie Weiss F 18y
Lillian Weiss F 16y
Joseph Weiss M 13y
Isador Weiss M 11y
Aaron Weiss M 9y
Barnett Weiss M 7y
Sydney Weiss M 5y
Malcolm Hollandler M 2y
Jane Murdock F 35y
1910 United States Census of Solomon Weiss Household:
Name: Solomon Weiss Birthplace: Austria Relationship to Head of
Household: Self Residence: Brooklyn Ward 13, Kings, New York Marital
Status: Married Race : White Gender: Male Immigration Year: 1889
Father's Birthplace: Austria Mother's Birthplace: Austria Family Number:
58 Page Number: 3 HouseholdGenderAge
Head of Household (husband & father): Solomon Weiss M 53y
Louisa H Weiss F 53y
Estha Weiss F 30y
Harry Weiss M 27y
Sadie Weiss F 24y
Lena Weiss F 22y
Joseph Weiss M 18y
Isidore Weiss M 16y
Ahron Weiss M 14y
Bernard Weiss M 12y
Sidney Weiss M 10y
Wolf Holander M 7y (age is probably older as he was Rose Weiss'
husband -- MAS)
1920 United States Census of Solomon Weiss Household:
Name: Solomon Weiss Residence: , Kings, New York Estimated Birth
Year: 1856 Age: 64 Birthplace: Austria Relationship to Head of
Household: Self Gender: Male Race: White Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace: Austria Mother's Birthplace: Austria Film Number:
1821165 Digital Folder Number: 4313513 Image Number: 00352 Sheet Number:
Head of Household (husband & father): Solomon Weiss M 64y
Anna Weiss F 63y
Esther Weiss F 38y
Irving Weiss M 25y
Barnett Weiss M 22y
Sidney Weiss M 20y
Malclon Weiss M 16y
Minnie Weiss F 5y
Assembly District 14, Kings, New York. 87 South 1st Street
Census of Solomon Weiss Household:
Solomon Weiss 64 (head); (b
abt 1855) immigrated 1898. naturalized 1903[5?]. b Austria;
Yiddish; fath b Austria; moth b Austria; tailor clothing factory; home
owned. Anna Weiss 63 (wife); (b abt 1857) immigrated 1890,
naturalized 1905. b Austria; AYiddish; fath b Austria; moth b
Austria; housekeeper Esther Weiss 38 (dau); immigrated 1890, naturalized
1905. b Austria; Yiddish; fath b ustria; moth b Austria.
Irving Weiss 25 (son)
[ aka Isadore]
b NY (abt 1895);
fath b Austria; moth b Austria; salesman silk
Barnett Weiss [aka Barney,
Barnard] 22 (son) b NY (abt 1898); fath b Austria; moth b
Austria; salesman, clothing co.
Sidney Weiss 20 (son) b NY (abt 1900); fath b Austria; moth b Austria;
shipping clerk fur co.
Malclon Weiss 16 (grandson) b NY (abt 1904); fath b Austria; moth b
|Minnie Weiss 5 (granddaughter) b NY (correction: born in Worcester,
MA, by MAS) (February 25, 1914); fath b Austria; mother b Russia.
1930 Census. Manhattan, NY, NY
Name: Solomon Weiss [Sala Weiss]
44 (this is not possible: 1930 minus 1855 equals 75 -- MAS)
Birth Date: 1855
Immigration Year: 1888
Father's Birthplace: Austria
Mother's Birthplace: Austria
Spouse's name: Louisa Weiss
Marriage Year: 1875
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 25
1930 Census. Manhatten, NY,
Weiss; Age: 44; b 1855; b. Austria; Immigration 1888; head-of-
house: Fath b Austria; Moth
b Austria; Spouse's name: "Louisa Weiss"; Marriage
Year: 1875; Married 25
father) b. Austria per Sadie Bergold 1930 census.
Record Indexes, 1791-1992. Record for Solomon Weiss. US Dist Court
Naturalized 1-28-1905. Res 504 Wyeth Ave Brooklyn NY. Occupation
1858; Arrived NY, NY, 12-15-1889.
Solomon married Louisa (Hannah Leibe) in 1875. Louisa was born in
Mar 1857 in Austria. She died in prob, NY.
Austria per Sadie Bergold 1930 census.
Census. Manhattan, NY, NY
Louisa Weiss; Age: 43; Birth Date: Mar 1857; Birthplace: Austria;
1890; Relationship to head-of-house: Wife; Father's Birthplace: Austria;
Birthplace: Austria; Mother: number of living children: 11; Mother: How
Spouse's name: Solomon Weiss; Married 1875; Years Married: 25;
Solomon and Louisa had the following children:
Rose (Rosie, Rosy) Weiss
Relationship: probable daughter of Solomon and Leibe Hannah Weiss
according to 1897
marriage data from NY-ODM
December, 1876 ?
Husband: Wolf Hollander
Malcolm Hollander (Jean)
Al Hollander (Ida)
Jack Hollander, raised by Leibe Hanah Bender Weiss when mother Rose died.
Florence Hollander, raised by Leibe Hannah Bender Weiss when mother Rose
Children of Florence and husband Arthur Winter:
Jerry Winter (Joy)
Robert Winter (Clare)
2 F i.
(Lena) Lillian "Lilly" Weiss .
Lillian Weiss married Max Lefkowitz. Their Children: Ruth and
Ruth married Myron "Mike"
Bank, Ruth and Myron's children are: sons Harvey, David and daughter Nancy.
Daniel (wife: Linnell, son:
Adam), Laura (husband Alden), Michael (wife Whitney Sally)
Miriam Kahn after marriage
Miriam's children: Leslie, Richard
Children from Richard: Annale, Hannah
3 F ii. Ester Weiss was
born in Nov 1879 in Austria.
census. in Solomon household. occupation buttonhole maker
+ 4 M iii. Harry
B. Weiss was
born October 10,
1882 (confirmation by letter written by Harry Weiss to Minnie -- MAS)
Aunt Nettie is from Jackson, TN (confirmation by letter
written by Harry Weiss to Minnie, Jan. 11, 1933 -- MAS)
Harry Weiss address in 1933:
Harry B. Weiss
8506 LaPort Rd.
Harry's wife was Mary Leonard
(or Lehner). They had one child:
Minnie (later Shelly Weiss Stecker).
from https://familysearch.org (by
Name: Harry Bernard Weiss
Event Date: 10 Nov 1912
Event Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Birth Date: 1882
Birth Place: Galicia, Austria
Marriage Registration Place: Worcester, Massachusetts
Estimated Birth Year: 1882
Father: Solomon Weiss
Mother: Louisa Binder
Spouse: Mary Leonard
Spouse's Father: Max Leonard
Spouse's Mother: Minnie
Record Number: 7452
Film Number: 2409944
Digital Folder Number: 4329369
Image Number: 00476
Number of Images: 1
Harry Bernard Weiss death: Died on March 2, 1954 in
Beaumont, Texas (Jefferson County) of carcinoma of the stomach. Cremated. Birth
date on Death
Certificate was October 10, 1882.
5 M iv. David Weiss was
born in Apr 1884 in Austria.
census. in Solomon household. occupation machinist
7 F vi. Sarah Weiss was
born in Mar 1886 in Austria. Most likely this is the same as Sadie
Weiss (add: MAS).
8 F vii.
(Lena) Lillian Weiss was
born in Jun 1887 in Austria.
9 M viii. Joseph Weiss was
born in Jul 1891 in NY.
Veteran of WWI and buried in
Fort Rosecrans National
Cemetery, Pt. Loma (san Diego), CA
10 M ix. Isador
(Isidor, aka: Irving) Weiss was
born in Jan 1894 in NY.
11 M x. Aaron Weiss was
born in Feb 1896 in NY. He died in Los Angles, CA.
12 M xi. Barney Weiss was
born in Jan 1898 in NY.
Barney married Sarah . Sarah was born estimated 1890/1900.
13 M xii. Sydney Weiss was
born in Feb 1900 in NY.
Sydney married Estelle .
4. Harry Weiss (son
of Solomon) Weiss was born in Dec 1881
census. in Solomon household. occupation plumber
Harry married Mary Leonard
(or Lehner) on November 10, 1912 in
September 26, 1915.
had the following child:
+ 14 F i. Minnie "Shelly" Weiss
born February 25,1914. She died on 12 Dec 1982
in Chula Vista, CA (near San Diego).
Married Samuel L. Stecker (b.March 3, 1907, d. March 18, 1965)
Two sons: Stephen L. Stecker, M.D. (b. 5-24-1938) and Michaerl Alan
Stecker, M.D. (b. 8-25-1943)
Mary was also pregnant
when she died in 1915.
6. Sadie (Sarah) Weiss (daughter
of Solomon Weiss) was born on 16 Mar
1886 in Austria. She died in Jul 1971 in pos, Bronx, Bronx, NY.
Michael Stecker mstecker.com
Sadie Weiss Bergold took Minnie Weiss (born in Worcester, MA) into her
home when Minnie Weiss'
mother, Mary Leonard, died. So, Henry Bergold and Minnie
married name Shelly Stecker)
grew up together in the home of Frank Bergold and his wife Sadie Weiss
Bergold in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Sadie Bergold, Last Residence: 10468 Bronx, Bronx, New York, Born: 16
1886; Died: Jul 1971; SSN issued: New York Before 1951)
- Sadie. United Order True Sisters Brooklyn No. 27 sorrowfully announces
demise of Sister Bergold. Services at Boulevard Chapels, 312 Coney
Tuesday 10:00 A.M. Marion Lilling, President." per Historical
Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003. New York Times Obituary,
Publication: 12 Jul 1971 - New York, New York
- Sadie- Devoted mother of Shelly Stecker & Henry. Dear sister of Barney
Weiss. Loving grandmother. Services at the Boulevard Chapels, 312 Coney
at Prospect Park, Bklyn., Tues., 10 A.M." per Historical Newspapers,
Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003. New York Times Obituary 13
- New York, New York
Sadie married Frank J Bergold son of Bergold and mother about
1907. Frank was born on 15 Sep 1882 in NY. He died in May 1965 in pos,
Occupation: Inspector of pharmacies for Brooklyn/NYC
Census. NY, Kings Co, Brooklyn, Dist 36; 134 Keap Street St.
Frank J Bergold; head; renting; age 44 [b 1885?]; married; age at
marriage 27; b NY;
father b NY; mother b Germany. Occupation: Inspector Industry Drugs.
Sadie Bergold; wife; age 42 [b 1882?]; married; age at marriage 25; b
Austria; mother b Austria. Immigrated 1889.
Minnie / Minna Weiss "Bergold"; dau; age 16 [b 1914]; single; b MA; father b
NY; mother b
Henry bergold; son; age 9 [b 1921?]; single; b NY; father b NY; mother b
Frank and Sadie had the following children:
+ 15 M i. Henry Bergold was
born on 1 Apr 1921. He died in May 1985.
+ 16 F ii. Minnie "Shelly"
Weiss is printed as #14 on page 4.
14. Minnie "Shelly" Weiss (Harry, Solomon) was born
Feb. 25, 1914 in Worcester, MA. She died on 12 Dec 1982 in Chula Vista,
Minnie Weiss' mother was Mary Leonard
(or Lehner), who died when Minnie was young.
Minnie Weiss (later Shelly Stecker, married) maternal relatives are:
John (Johnnie) Lehner
Minnie changed her name "Shelly" Weiss as an adult.
Minnie married Samuel Stecker, becoming Shelly Stecker.
Minnie was was raised by her aunt Sadie Weiss (Bergold) and uncle Frank
after her mother died, before 1930. So, Henry Bergold and Minnie Weiss (Stecker)
up together in the home of Frank Bergold and his wife Sadie Weiss
Minnie Weiss is designated as "Minna Bergold" daughter of Sadie and
Frank in the
Census, of NY, Brooklyn, Keap Street
Minnie married Samuel L. Stecker (changed from Stecher), son of Marcus Stecher and Sadie
Albert before 1938. Samuel was born about 1903 in New York, NY.
had the following children:
+ 17 M i. Stephen Leonard Stecker, MD
(Wayne State University College of Medicine, Detroit)
was born in 1938 in Brooklyn, NY.. Neurologist in Chula Vista and San
18 M ii.Michael Alan Stecker MD
(University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor)
was born in 1943 in
Brooklyn, NY. Radiologist in Los
(Shelly Stecker) died on
December 12, 1982 in
Chula Vista, CA.
15Dec1982, 2:00 PM, at Hillside Memorial Park & Mortuary, Los Angeles
Shelly Minnie Stecker
Block 6, Plot 139, Space 8, Mt. of Olives
Hillside Memorial Park & Mortuary
6001 Centinela Ave
Los Angeles, California 90045
15. Henry Bergold (Sadie Weiss, Solomon) was born
on 1 Apr 1921 in NY. He died in May 1985 in Bergen, NJ.
d, from SSDI may not be him
Henry Bergold in Army Air Corps Officers Training at Yale University
World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Henry J Bergold; Birth
1921;Race: White; Citizen; Nativity State New York; State of Residence:
County or City: Bergen; Enlistment Date: 14 Jan 1944; Enlistment State:
Enlistment City: Fort Dix; Grade: Private; Term of Enlistment:
Enlistment for the
duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the
President or otherwise according to law; Component: Reserves - exclusive
Regular Army Reserve and Officers of the Officers Reserve Corps on
under the Thomason Act (Officers and Enlisted Men -- O.R.C. and E.R.C.,
Nurses-Reserve Status); Source: Enlisted Reserve or Medical
(MAC) Officer; Education: Post-graduate; Civil Occupation: Chemists,
developed pictures of bombing damage fo intellignce in pacific. had a
if maybe other married 2nd to Ursula Levensohn Schulz, b 2 Jul 1920; d 3
in Oakland, Bergen, NJ, as per a posting online without citation. and
Death Index, 1940-1997; Ursula S Bergold; [Ursula S Schulz] Social
#155016709; Birth Date: 2 Jul 1920; Death Date: 3 Jan 1997; Death Place:
Mother's Maiden Name: Levensohn; Father's Surname: Schulz
Henry married Helen Rodnon daughter of Rodnon and lupka. Helen
was born estimated 22 Oct 1921. She died estimated 21 Jan 2002.
pharmacist, Brooklyn sch of pharmacy
Children of Helen and
Dorothy Bergold, Linda Bergold, Peter Bergold.
Linda Frances Bergold was married to Noel F. Whittaker. Linda
died 23August2006 at age 54 in Oakton, VA. She had one son --