German SIG #Germany Hit a brick wall - need advice #germany


Debby Gincig Painter
 

For years now I have been trying to find my Greatgrandfather William
GINCIG / GINZIG parents with no luck and my head is starting to hurt >from
banging on that brick wall!

This is what I have so far:
Birth certificates for children narrow his birth date to February 10,
1873 or February 15, 1876, died Los Angeles, Feb. 10, 1936 (age 60),
cert #8847. I do not have a couple of his death certificate and a
couple people have searched in NY for a birth certificate with no luck.
Wiliam married Lena MORRIS about 1899 - however 1900 Manhattan census
shows her living with parents in 1900 and there is no mention of William
nor of their first child Ira. (Another twist here as well: According to
Ira's WWI Draft card he was born December 15, 1899 but the California
Death Index shows his date of birth as December 15, 1901. But there was
supposively another son - Issie - born February 15, 1901 certificate
15056 [do not have a copy yet]. I have not been able to find anything
more on Issie.) No marriage certificate have been located yet.

Varying immigration records do not show the family either (used dates
1867-1876).

I did find this family in the 1880 census and believe it to be his
family but am unable to definitively connect them. Also they do not
appear again in any other census - unless of course the spelling is way
off.
Charles GINZIG 45 <1835> GER Self Married White Male New York
(Manhattan), New York City-Greater, NY Occupation: Necktie Maker
Rachael GINZIG 43 <1837> GER Wife Married White Female New York
(Manhattan), New York City-Greater, NY
Bernard GINZIG 21 <1859> GER Son Single White Male New York
(Manhattan), New York City-Greater, NY Occupation: Peddler
John GINZIG 18 <1862> GER Son Single White Male New York
(Manhattan), New York City-Greater, NY Occupation: Peddler
Morris GINZIG 14 <1866> GER Son Single White Male New York
(Manhattan), New York City-Greater, NY Occupation: Peddler
William GINZIG 4 <1876> US Son Single White Male New York
(Manhattan), New York City-Greater, NY

Other information I have:
There is a Morris Ginzig born August, 1867 who married Julia REINNHEIMER
(source: familysearch.com LDS records/1900 census). His parents were
both born in Germany, he immigrated about 1871 (1910 census), and he was
a jeweller in NY (1930 census). However his parents listed as Charles
and Rose (Mincey) Ginzig (familysearch.com LDS records) but I did not
find them in the 1880 census or another census. To complicate matters
even more, a cousin remembers her father travelling to Cheasapeake Bay,
NY to collect an inheritance >from an Uncle who was a diamond merchant
who supposively never married. (Sorry don't have a year when he
travelled to Cheasapeake Bay..)

Does any one have any advice as to how to proceed? Please reply privately.
Thanking all in advance,

Debby Gincig Painter Constantine, Michigan, USA gincig@yahoo.com

Other Spelling Variations - confirmed and unconfirmed connection to my family:
Gincec Gincig Gincik Gincych Ginczick Gingsich Ginsig Ginsik Gintzig
Ginzgig Ginzic Ginzig Ginzik Ginzing Ginzug Guencig Guenzig Guizia Gunsig
Gunstig Guntzig G√ľntzig Gunzeg Gunzig

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