Posted By:Lorraine McCarty
Subject:Lusk/Bollerman New York
Post Date:August 07, 2005 at 06:21:31
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Arthur Bollermann came over from Germany and was one of the original owners of the Bollermann & Son Piano Company in New York. He had a number of children with one being my great great grandfather Arthur Martin Bollermann. Arthur Martin Bollermann subsequently dropped the last 'n' on his name and formed his own piano company A.M. Bollerman, Inc. My great grandfather Harold Irving Bollerman (he went by Irving) was the vice president of the company.

1900 census:
New York, New York County, Roll 1122 Book 1, Page 268a, first line 99

Arthur M. Bollerman age 30 b. July 1869, occupation Piano Manufacturer,
Jennie (I know her maiden was Travers) age 28 b. July 1871
Amelia age 8 b. June 1891,
Irving age 7 b. March 1893. His first name is actually Harold but he went by Irving.
Nora Healey age 19 b. March 1881, in Ireland, she was their servant.

1920 cenus:
Line 66

Irving Bollerman age 27, Manager of Talking Machine Company, (these are old victrolla's)
May age 26, (name was spelt wrong as it should be 'Mae", her maiden name was Lusk)
Arthur age 5, b. 11/23/1914, my grandfather, his full name was Arthur Hewitt Bollerman, Sr.

Arthur Hewitt Bollerman, Sr. married Muriel Veronica Falkey and they had one son, Arthur Hewitt Bollerman, Jr. b. 6/13/1936, who was my father. He died in 1984 in Florida.

Mae Lusk's fathers name was Cooper Hewitt Lusk