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Mildred R. Gurwitch

I742   Female 1907 - 2010  (102 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has 6 ancestors and 16 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Mildred R. Gurwitch 
    Born 29 Jul 1907  Belarus Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • DOB Listed on fathers Naturalization Papers 7 Aug 1906
    Gender Female 
    Passenger Arrival 10 Dec 1910  Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 29 May 2010  Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 102 years 
    Buried Aft May 2010  Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mildred Ann Gurwitch Weinberg (1907 - 2010) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Mildred Ann Gurwitch Weinberg (1907 - 2010) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Person ID I742  MyMispoche
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2016 

    Father Ancestors David Lee Gurwitch/Gurewitz
              b. 10 Jul 1884, Belarus Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 6 Aug 1950, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Hinda Goldberg
              b. Abt 1878, Belarus Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Dec 1960, 3215 Ellis Way, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married Abt 1900  Belarus Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 5 children 
    Family ID F397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Ancestors Leon J. Weinberg
              b. 30 May 1907, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Jun 1969, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1929  Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 3x1. Living
    Married: 1x2. Living
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F408  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Immigration
    Certificate of Naturalization of David Guriwitz and Family
    Certificate of Naturalization of David Guriwitz and Family
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  • Notes 
    • I received your letter about the time and ship which brought my father, of blessed memory to America. That information had never been on any of your questionaires. Yes, my father came in 1907 -the year I was born - in fact I was just three months at the time, so my mother of blessed memory told me. As to my father coming on the Brandenberg was news to me - for my mother, Mollie andI came on that ship in 1910. The reason I know this is that in 1971 when Mollie and I wished to get to get a passport to travel to Israel - we found out we weren't citizens of the U. S. A. Itseems when daddy got his citizenship papers and reported us as his children - it was the year that everyone had to get his own "citizenship papers". Well we found out we were aliens, and hadto go about receiving our own papers. I had been a teacher for many years, voted in every election and had every privilage of a citizen without the formal papers. Well to make it short, Mollieand I went about the formalities and received our official verification of becoming citizens. That is when I found out that mom and I came on the Brandenberg ship and docked in Baltimore inDecember 1910. Mother always told us we landed on the "seventh candle of the lighting of Chanukah." The territory we came from in Russia was correct for we were told that it was "MinskGubernia." Daddy was a "peddler" for a very short time when he came here. Then a butcher shop was in need of a meat cutter - so daddy got that job, and in several years was offered to buy it,on a pay as you go basis. The people were elderly and wanted to give it up - as the man was a "shochet" and made his living in that way. Daddy made a success of his business, and the story isthat he was the first Butcher to get a "Ford" for delivery. In those days that is how business was done. Mother worked very hard beside my father as all the children did as we got older.

  • Sources 
    1. [S741] Baltimore Passenger Lists, 1820-1948, (National Archives, Washington, D.C., 2006).
      Name: Michle Zurewicz
      Arrival Date: Dec 1910
      Age: 3
      Estimated birth year: abt 1907
      Gender: Female
      Race: Hebrew
      Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany
      Ship Name: Brandenburg
      Port of Arrival: Baltimore, Maryland
      Friend's Name: David Zurewicz
      Last Residence: Russia
      Page: 251
    2. [S806] Find a Grave, (http://www.findagrave.com/).
      Birth: Jul. 29, 1907
      Death: May 29, 2010
      Mildred Ann Gurwitch Weinberg, 102, of Louisville, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2010.
      She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon J. Weinberg, a brother and three sisters.
      She is survived by her son, Dr. Hershel G. Weinberg; her daughter, Janice Lee Frankel (Louis); grandchildren, Diane (Lamont), Alan (Paula), Jodi (Charles), Susan (Richard), Jennifer (James), Dr. Lee J. (Michelle) and Ashley (John); great grandchildren, Rebecca and Emily; great-great grandchild, Roneke; and many nieces and nephews.
      She graduated from Girl's High and Normal schools after which she began her teaching career. She was a 25 year volunteer at Jewish Hospital. She taught Keneseth Israel Sunday School for many years. She was a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard, Keneseth Israel Congregation and its Sisterhood, Amit Women, Jewish Community Center and a life member of Hadassah.
      (meyerfuneral.com)
      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Leon Joseph Weinberg (1907 - 1969)
      Burial:
      Keneseth Israel Cemetery
      Louisville
      Jefferson County
      Kentucky, USA
      Created by: Rachel
      Record added: Jul 28, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 94322204