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Re: Searching for Cohen family from NY 1900s
Posted by: Annie Carlile (ID *****3078) Date: March 06, 2012 at 14:42:09
In Reply to: Searching for Cohen family from NY 1900s by Sandy Giden of 1009

Hi. I'm not related to this family. Here they are in 1900:

1900 United States Federal Census about Jonah Cohen
Name:        Jonah Cohen
[Jarah Cohen]
Age:        45
Birth Date:        Jun 1855
Birthplace:        Russia
Home in 1900:        Manhattan, New York, New York
[New York]
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Immigration Year:        1891
Relation to Head of House:        Head
Marital Status:        Married
Spouse's Name:        Lena Cohen
Marriage Year:        1875
Years Married:        25
Father's Birthplace:        Russia
Mother's Birthplace:        Russia
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Jonah Cohen        45 b. Jun 1855 Russia, par b. Russia; imm 1891 (for whole family); ?/Cutter
Lena Cohen        42 -wife- b. May 1858 Russia, par b. Russia; married 25 years; 10 children/10 surviving
Mary Cohen        25 -dau- b. Jun 1874 Russia; ? Operator
Harry Cohen        20 -son- b. Aug 1879 Russia; Operator ?
Joseph Cohen        19 -son- b. Oct 1881 Russia; Operator ?
David Cohen        17 -son- b. Mar 1883 Russia; Cutter/Shirts
Barney Cohen        15 -son- b. Dec 1884 Russia
Louis Cohen        14 -son- b. Mar 1886 Russia
Sam Cohen        12 -son- b. Jun 1887 Russia
Dora Cohen        10 -dau- b. Mar 1890 Russia
Heyman Cohen        9 -son- b. May 1891 Russia
Etta Cohen        6 -dau- b. Jun 1893 Russia

And in 1910:

1910 United States Federal Census about Jonah Cohen
Name:        Jonah Cohen
Age in 1910:        56
Birth Year:        1854
Birthplace:        Russia
Home in 1910:        Brooklyn Ward 21, Kings, New York
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Immigration Year:        1891
Relation to Head of House:        Head
[Self (Head)]
Marital Status:        Married
Spouse's Name:        Lena Cohen
Father's Birthplace:        Russia
Mother's Birthplace:        Russia
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Jonah Cohen        56 b. 1854 Russia/Yiddish; imm 1891; Cutter,Furs
Lena Cohen        54 -wife- b. 1856 Russia/Yiddish; imm 1892 (for all children born in Russia); married 35 years; 12 children/11 surviving
David Cohen 28 b. 1882 Russia; Cutter, Ladies Waists
Barnett Cohen 26 b. 1884 Russia; Surveyor, Transitrian
Louis Cohen 24 b. 1886 Russia; Lawyer, General Practice
Samuel Cohen 22 b. 1888 Russia; Cutter, Cloaks
Hyman Cohen 19 b. 1891 Russia
Ethel Cohen 15 b. 1895 New York; Cutter, Ladies Waists
Max L. Glazer -cousin- 21 b. 1889 Russia/Yiddish; imm 1907; Salesman, Dry Goods
       
And in 1920:

1920 United States Federal Census about Jonah Choen
Name:        Jonah Choen
[Jonoh Choen]
Age:        66
Birth Year:        abt 1854
Birthplace:        Russia
Home in 1920:        Brooklyn Assembly District 6, Kings, New York
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Immigration Year:        1892
Relation to Head of House:        Head
Marital Status:        Married
Spouse's Name:        Lena Choen
Father's Birthplace:        Russia
Mother's Birthplace:        Russia
Home Owned:        Own
Able to Read:        Yes
Able to Write:        Yes
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Jonah Choen        66 b. 1854 Russia; imm 1892/nat 1900; Cutter, Furs
Lena Choen        55 -wife- b. 1865 Russia
Selig Choen        32 -son- b. 1888 Russia; Dentist, General Practice **
Elinore Choen        21 -dau- b. 1899 NY
Morris Rosenberg 44 -son in law- b. 1876 Russia; Builder, Real Estate
Mary Rosenberg         40 -dau- b. 1880 Russia; imm 1893
Michel Rosenberg 18 -son- b. 1902 NY; Foreman, Insurance
Celia Rosenberg 15 -dau- b. 1905 NY
Alice Rosenberg 7 -dau- b. 1913 NY

** Selig most likely is Sam.       

Wow! There are SO many Cohens in NY! I think this is Selig (Sam) in 1930, based on his occupation:

1930 United States Federal Census about Selig S Cohen
Name:        Selig S Cohen
Gender:        Male
Birth Year:        abt 1890
Birthplace:        Russia
Race:        White
Home in 1930:        Brooklyn, Kings, New York
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Marital Status:        Married
Immigration Year:        1895
Relation to Head of House:        Head
Spouse's Name:        Lennie Cohen
Father's Birthplace:        Russia
Mother's Birthplace:        Russia
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Selig S Cohen        40 b/ 1890 Russia/Yiddish; Demtist, Dentistry
Lennie Cohen        38 -wife- b. 1892 Russia/Yiddish; imm 1906
Martin Cohen        8 -son- b. 1922 NY

This might be Hyman in 1920 based on his year of immigration:

1920 United States Federal Census about Hyman Cohen
Name:        Hyman Cohen
Age:        29
Birth Year:        abt 1891
Birthplace:        Russia
Home in 1920:        Bronx Assembly District 7, Bronx, New York
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Immigration Year: 1893
Relation to Head of House:        Head
Marital Status:        Married
Spouse's Name:        Frieda Cohen
Father's Birthplace:        Russia
Mother's Birthplace:        Russia
Home Owned:        Rent
Able to Read:        Yes
Able to Write:        Yes
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Hyman Cohen        29 b. 1891 Russia, par b. Russia; Furier
Frieda Cohen        24 -wife- b. 1896 NY, par b. Russia

Hope this helps. Annie


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