Michael, Leah

Female 1858 - 1925  (66 years)


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  • Name Michael, Leah  [1
    Born 10 Nov 1858  New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1860  New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 9 Peck Slip, Solomon, Esther, Sarah, Phillip, Rebecca, Rachel, Leah, Charles, Barney, Betsey
    Census 1880  New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 4 Bayard St.
    Census 1900  New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 9 Peck Slip
    Census 1910  Bronx, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 

    • 1910 United States Federal Census
      about Leah Bebarfeld
      Name: Leah Bebarfeld
      Age in 1910: 51
      Estimated birth year: abt 1859
      Birthplace: New York
      Relation to Head of House: Wife
      Father's Birth Place: Germany
      Mother's Birth Place: Germany
      Spouse's name: Joseph
      Home in 1910: Bronx Assembly District 34, New York, New York
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Joseph Bebarfeld 51
      Leah Bebarfeld 51
      Rebecca Bebarfeld 23
      Thomas B Ryan 6
      Donald J Ryan 1
    _UID 5672C5D2CCFA4D25ADC36ECB34B94550C238 
    Died 21 Mar 1925  New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I3297  Buyer, Stier and Related Families
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2010 

    Father Michael, Solomon,   b. 24 Dec 1830, Wrzesnia Poland (Wreschen, Posen, Prussia) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1894, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Abrahams, Esther,   b. 29 Jun 1834, Wrzesnia Poland (Wreschen, Posen, Prussia) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1898, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married Abt 1852  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID C18B993FEECC49B8AE75F6B724962817A8B7 
    Photos
    259 Water Street
    259 Water Street
    a modern picture of the building at 257-259 Water street (corner of Peck Slip). Solomon Michael's tailor shop was at this location between 1855 and 1869. This building was erected in 1873.
    Numbers (from right) 11-5 Peck Slip; 9 Peck Slip second house from right
    Numbers (from right) 11-5 Peck Slip; 9 Peck Slip second house from right
    (from the New York Public Library Digital Gallery)
    Numbers (from right) 15-1 Peck Slip
    Numbers (from right) 15-1 Peck Slip
    (from the New York Public Library Digital Gallery)
    Peck Slip 1850
    Peck Slip 1850
    from the New York Public Library Digital Gallery http://digitalgallery.nypl.org; many more images available--search for Peck Slip
    Peck Slip, 1881
    Peck Slip, 1881
    Watercolor on paper, 20 x 14 in.
    Museum of the City of New York, 71.62.2
    Bequest of Riesa Friedman
    Modern Scene in Wrzesnia
    Modern Scene in Wrzesnia
    Modern Scene in Wrzesnia
    Modern Scene in Wrzesnia
    Modern Scene in Wrzesnia
    Modern Scene in Wrzesnia
    Old Panorama of Wreschen
    Old Panorama of Wreschen
    old photo of Wreschen
    old photo of Wreschen
    Synagogue in Wreschen
    Synagogue in Wreschen
    Synagogue in Wreschen
    Synagogue in Wreschen
    Drawing of Peck Slip
    Drawing of Peck Slip
    Documents
    Tree written by Edith Buyer in Ed and Roy Buyer's baby book, 1922
    Tree written by Edith Buyer in Ed and Roy Buyer's baby book, 1922
    Michael and Hamerschlag Handwritten Family Information
    Michael and Hamerschlag Handwritten Family Information
    possibly by Annie Hamerschlag Michael
    1852-4 map of Peck Slip
    1852-4 map of Peck Slip
    (from the New York Public Library Digital Gallery)
    1857-62 map showing location of 9 Peck Slip
    1857-62 map showing location of 9 Peck Slip
    (from the New York Public Library Digital Gallery)
    1857-62 Peck Slip map
    1857-62 Peck Slip map
    (from the New York Public Library Digital Gallery)
    1882 map of Posen province in Prussia
    1882 map of Posen province in Prussia
    now Poland
    Location of Wrzesnia within Posen province
    Location of Wrzesnia within Posen province
    Histories
    Hamerschlag and Michael Families
    Hamerschlag and Michael Families
    Links to some Google Maps to illustrate specific family locations
    Links to some Google Maps to illustrate specific family locations
    some external maps showing specific locations, addresses, etc.:

    Patterson, Stier, and Related Families in Maryland and Virginia

    European Locations for Buyer, Stein, Michael, Hamerschlag, Brummel and related families

    U.S. Locations for Buyer, Stein, Michael, Hamerschlag, Brummel and related families

    Pittsburgh Family Locations-Agnew,…
    Wreschen
    Wreschen
    Albums
    Peck Slip, Manhattan
    Peck Slip, Manhattan (13)
    Bernard Michael was born at 9 Peck Slip, where his father Solomon had a tailoring shop. Peck Slip has a long maritime history, serving as an East River slip used by boats to dock until 1810. In fact, Peck Slip once offered George Washington and his troops protection as they fled from the Battle of Brooklyn. Peck Slip was the site of the ferry to Brooklyn before the Brooklyn Bridge opened in 1883. More recently, it was used as a fish market parking lot until the Fulton Fish Market relocated to the Bronx in 2005. In 2006, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a design for a park at Peck Slip; construction is due to begin in 2014. 9 Peck Slip was on the east side of the street between Pearl and Water Streets.
    Jewish Communities of Prussia: Wreschen/Wrzesnia
    Jewish Communities of Prussia: Wreschen/Wrzesnia (10)
    When our ancestors lived there, Wreschen was a town in the Posen province of Prussia. Today the town is known as Wrzesnia, Poland. According to Wikipedia, Wrze?nia's had a large Jewish community which is mentioned as one of the congregations which suffered severely during the persecutions of the years 1648–1651. All the early documents were destroyed in the conflagration of 1873, in which the synagogue, an old wooden building, also was burned. From International Jewish Cemetery Project (International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies),
    Jewish settlement in Wrzesnia began in the 16th century because in 1579 75 Jews paid tax. Czarniecki soldiers murdered about 100 Jewish families in 1656. A fire in 1873 burned the synagogue. Jewish population: 1905-490 and 1921-151, 2.3%. On September 10, 1939 Germans occupied the city. They destroyed the synagogue in 1940. A French POW camp was there during WWII. The first Jewish cemetery in Wrzesnia was in the 16th century. Another was established in 1868. The only trace is two gravestone fragments stored in the Museum of Children Wrzesnia.
    An old Jewish cemetery was located in the center of the city bordered by the Fabryczna, Staszica and Szkolna Streets. It occupied an area of 94.5 acres. At the end of 1924, an agreement was reached between officials and the Jewish community to exchange the old cemetery for a parcel of land located on Strzalkowska highway at E end of town, the present location of the Municipal Cleaning Authority. The Nazis leveled it using the tombstones for hardening the surfaces of roads and streets. A small fraction of archival books may be found in the State Archives in Poznan.
    Family ID F54  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bebarfald, Joseph,   b. 27 Jan 1859, Gravesend, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1937, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1885  New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage certificate 25 Oct 1885  New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 50706
    _UID 13D2E9DD04174534848C0A269C1C8305BFE5 
    Children 
     1. Bebarfald, Rebecca,   b. 9 Aug 1886, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1973, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Bebarfald, Miriam,   b. May 1888, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1917  (Age ~ 29 years)
     3. Bebarfald, Abraham Joseph,   b. 17 Nov 1890, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1964, Castle Point, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Bebarfald, Edith,   b. 17 Mar 1893, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1966, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     5. Bebarfald, Solomon Michael,   b. 28 Jun 1895, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1976, Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     6. Bebarfald, Anna,   b. 12 Oct 1898, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1984, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     7. Bebarfald, Edward,   b. 6 Jan 1903, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1993, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F1003  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Nov 1858 - New York, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - New York, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - New York, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - New York, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Oct 1885 - New York, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage certificate - 25 Oct 1885 - New York, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - New York, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Bronx, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Mar 1925 - New York, NY Link to Google Earth
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  • News
    Bebarfald Leah Unveiling
    Bebarfald Leah Unveiling
    NY Times mar 14 1926

  • Sources 
    1. [S491] Michael Family Tree, Alice Michael Gamer, (about 1954).

    2. [S233] Family Tree of the Jewish People, (www.jewishgen.org).