Iser Jankel Horwitz

Iser Jankel Horwitz

Male Abt 1872 - Abt 1935  (~ 63 years)

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  • Name Iser Jankel Horwitz  [1
    • He is listed as Iser Jankel in the Rezekne Family List, age 27 in 1896.
    • In the 1920 US Census for Chicago he is listed as Solomon Horwitz. Perhaps his son Sol talked with the poll taker and there was confusion. It is hard to believe he ever went by Solomon when he had a son named Solomon. DH 9-2006
    Nickname Jack, Jacob, Isser-Jankel, Yankov 
    Born Abt 1872  Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His age is shown as 47 in the 1920 Census for Chicago and age 58 in the 1930 Census for Chicago.
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1935  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • In the 1874 census on record in the Minsk Archives he is listed as Isser-Jankel, age 3. This would indicate a birth year of 1871.
      The name Isser is derived from Isroel (Israel in English), the new name for Jacob after his confrontation with the angel. Jankel is Jacov or Jacob. His name makes sense Israel Jacob. The new name and the old name.

    • In the 1930 Federal Census for Chicago there was a family living on Frenshaw Street with the Father listed as Jacob Horwitz, age 58 born in Russia about 1872, came to America in 1906, and was age 27 when he was married. He is occupation is peddler in a junk shop.
      His wife is shown as Sylvia, age 53 born in Russia about 1877, came to America in 1911, was age 22 when she was married. She is shown as not working outside of the home.
      A son Phillip, age 27 born in Russia about 1903, came to America in 1911, single. Working as a printer in a printing company.
      A son, Sol, age 23 born in Russia about 1907, came to America in 1911, single, not employed.
    Person ID I0435  Complete
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2019 

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    Father Henoch Hirsch Horwitz/Gurevitch/Gurvich,   b. 1838, Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1909, Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Feiga,   b. 1838,   d. Abt 1878, Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married Abt 1858  Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Dave Howard on Barona Street, Rezekne, Latvia in Octoer 2003
    Dave Howard on Barona Street, Rezekne, Latvia in Octoer 2003
    Horwitz Family Home in Rezekne, Latvia was on Barona Street per 1897 All Russia census the family of Henoch Horwitz lived on this street at house number 11.
    Family ID F320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sylvia / Zipa,   b. Abt 1877 
    Notes 
    • They were married in Europe and had all three of their children in Europe.
    Children 
     1. Philip Horwitz,   b. Abt 1903, Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Maurice Horwitz,   b. Abt 1905, Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Solomon Horwitz,   b. 1 Mar 1907, Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1995, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Census Records
    U.S. Census Chicago, Cook, IL 1930: Jacob and Sylvia Horwitz Family in 1930
    U.S. Census Chicago, Cook, IL 1930: Jacob and Sylvia Horwitz Family in 1930
    Yhis couple also known as Iser Jankel and Zipa.
    U.S. Census Chicago, Cook, IL 1920:  Solomon and Celia Horwitz Family
    U.S. Census Chicago, Cook, IL 1920: Solomon and Celia Horwitz Family
    They were also known and Jacob and Sylvia and also known as Iser Jankel and Zippa. This is a large JPG file it will take a long time to down load unless you have a fast connection
    Family ID F341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1872 - Horwitz Family Residence, Rezekne, Latgale, Latvia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 1935 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Jacob Horwitz
    Jacob Horwitz
    Iser Jankel Horwitz Face
    Iser Jankel Horwitz Face

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Rezekne Family, Family 138 (Reliability: 3).