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Re: Looking for ancestors of Eugene B. Rothschild
Posted by: Catherine Gowdy (ID *****2325) Date: February 07, 2011 at 14:39:58
In Reply to: Looking for ancestors of Eugene B. Rothschild by Ken Robinson of 245

I have found this much.....

Marin Independent Journal
Sunday, May 18, 1997

Novato resident

Eugene B. Rothschild was a tax lawyer as well as a sales representative for men’s wear.
The Kansas native died May 13, at 84.
Mr. Rothschild graduated from the University of Kansas.
During World War II, he worked at the U.S. Tax Court in Washington, D.C.
He lived in Chicago before moving to Marin.
He and his wife, Herta Rothschild, enjoyed travel.
Besides his wife of more than 51 years, he is survived by two sons, Jerome A. and Michael D. Rothschild, both of Sonoma County.
At his request, no services will take place.

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1920 census Cawker, Mitchell Co., KS
JACOB ROTHSCHILD, 63, Germany, immigrated 1872, naturalized 1877, merchant, store; parents born Germany
Fannie, wife, 40, Germany; imm. 1903; parents b. Germany; assistant, store
Martin (sic), son, 14, PA, Ger-Ger
Henry, son, 13, KS, Ger-Ger
Walter, son, 11, KS, Ger-Ger
Judith, dau, 9, KS, Ger-Ger
Eugene, son, 7, KS, Ger-Ger
Margaret Gillen, 17, hired girl

Same place in 1930
Jacob, age 75
Fannie R., age 51
Walter M., 21
Eugene B., 18

1880 census Cawker, Mitchell Co., KS
Jacob Rothschild, single, age 25, Wurttemberg, clothing merchant, boarder in boarding house

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Passport application
Passport issued 16 May 1889
Jacob born 23 May 1855 Nordstetter, Wurtemburg, Germany
Age 33
Resident of Cawker City, KS
Immigrated 27 Aug. 1872 on the “Frankfurt” arriving New York 12 Sept. 1872; lived until 1878 in Northumberland Co., PA; now lives in Cawker; last left the U.S. on 1 May 1889
On board the “City of N.Y.”, arrived in Liverpool 9 May 1889 and has lived in London since that day; intends to return to the U.S. in 2 months; wants a passport to travel on the continent. He is 33 years old, 5’ 7” tall, has hazel eyes and black hair. Traveling alone.

Passport application
Passport issued 7 March 1908
Jacob born 23 May 1855 Germany
Age 52
5’6” tall, eyes dark brown, hair dark gray mixed
Resident of Cawker, KS
Emigrated by sailing on the “Frankfort” from Bremen, Germany in Aug. 1872
Was naturalized in Sunbury, Northumberland Co., PA on 5 Aug. 1878.
Wants passport for himself
his wife, Fanny, born Germany 31 Oct. 1878
son, Morton (sic), born Philadelphia, PA 4 Apr. 1905
son Henry, born Cawker City, KS, 12 Aug. 1906

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