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Help Needed In New York-Abraham ROSNER (1885-1979) #germany #usa


Abuwasta Abuwasta
 

Dear Genners,

Just discovered that my late grandfather Chiel Jakub ROSNER(1866-1942) had a brother names Hirsch who had a son Abraham Jakub ROSNER. 

This is what we know about him :Abraham Rosner, born 16.08.1885 in Zabno, Poland
Wife: Erna Rosner, née Kupferblum, born on 01.07.1887 in Ostrowitz
Abraham Rosner: Schoolboyhood/apprenticeship in Zabno/Poland; 1907 he came to Leipzig, 1909 to Düsseldorf; 1911 he founded a furniture and linen installment business in Wallstr. 47, where they lived; on January 9th, 1935 he moved to Brooklyn, USA (emigration), where he first ran a small colonial goods shop.

I found on Ancestry their entry to the USA in 1935 where Erna is Ester and no children mentioned.  Abraham died in Israel in 1979 and the burial society has no record of his relatives. Ester may have died in New York in 1956(based on SSDI). A person related to the Kupferblums  remembers that:
 "My grandfather (Gershon Kupferblum)’s aunt Ester lived in Williamsburg/Brooklyn with her husband in the 1950s. They were orthodox Jews, and ran a “wine shop.” I believe they had a son named Paul. Maybe a daughter or daughter-in-law named Rose?"
Need to find Paul ROSNER  and  Rose. Did not see anything at the 1940 census.

Thanks

Jacob Rosen

Jerusalem

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Sherri Bobish
 


Jacob,

You can also use https://stevemorse.org/census/unified.html
to find Abraham's address on the 1940 census.  You said you tried to find him, but could not.  The name could have been missed in the indexing, or the name so hard to read on the census page that it got mis-indexed.

For county, click on Kings, and then Brooklyn for City or Town.

There is a map to click on to see the cross streets so you can pinpoint the ED (enumeration district.)

Regards,

Sherri Bobish


Sherri Bobish
 


Jacob,

Abraham ROSNER, of 223 Penn Street in Brooklyn, naturalized in 1941 in The U.S. District Court at Brooklyn, NY.  Petition number 298703.

This is your Abraham since the birth date you cite (Aug. 16, 1885), is on a WW11 "old man's" draft card for Abraham ROSNER, born that date, living at 223 Penn Street with wife Esther.  He was employed by Chevra Bikur Cholim at 255 Penn Street.

Ancestry only has the naturalization index card.  If you can get the actual naturalization papers than they should list the names of his children (including adult children) and possibly the adult children's place of residence.

Regards,

Sherri Bobish