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Family of Joseph SILKMAN and Zipporah (Sophia) REES

Husband: Joseph SILKMAN (1866- )
Wife: Zipporah (Sophia) REES (1867- )
Children: Elias SILKMAN (1890- )
Henry SILKMAN (1892-1928)
Rebecca SILKMAN (1896- )
Eleanor SILKMAN (1905- )
Marriage 26 Jan 1890 Bevis Marks Spanish & Portuguese Jew's Congregation London City

Husband: Joseph SILKMAN

Name: Joseph SILKMAN
Sex: Male
Father: Elias SILKMAN (HARRAH) (1835-1918)
Mother: Sarah BOAM (1844-1918)
Birth 25 Feb 1866 Whitechapel London
Occupation Cigar Maker
Death Boston USA

Wife: Zipporah (Sophia) REES

Name: Zipporah (Sophia) REES
Sex: Female
Father: Benjamin REES (1831-1900)
Mother: Rebecca BETAN (BITTAN) (1839-1872)
Birth 29 Oct 1867 Spitalfields London
Religion Jewish
Death Boston, USA

Child 1: Elias SILKMAN

Name: Elias SILKMAN
Sex: Male
Spouse: Rebecca BROWN ( - )
Birth 1890 Sep Qtr, Whitechapel London

Child 2: Henry SILKMAN

Name: Henry SILKMAN
Sex: Male
Spouse: Rose HORTON (1902-1976)
Birth Jul 1892 Whitechapel London
Death 6 Feb 1928 (age 35) Hove, East Sussex
Burial Marlow Road Cemetery
East Ham, London

Child 3: Rebecca SILKMAN

Name: Rebecca SILKMAN
Sex: Female
Birth 1896 Whitechapel London

Child 4: Eleanor SILKMAN

Name: Eleanor SILKMAN
Sex: Female
Birth 19 Aug 1905 Dorchester, Mass. USA

Note on Husband: Joseph SILKMAN

1891 census living with wife and first son at 233 Brady Street Dwellings, Whitchapel. First travel to USA in 1893. November 1897 living at 15 Stepney Green Buildings, London , England.1901 census not shown whilst wife & family shown living at 52 Tredegar Square, Mile End. Family later emigrate to USA on 5 Aug 1902 from Liverpool on board the 'Ivernia' and to stay with brother Jack (Jacob) in Boston. 1910 USA census living at 27 East Street, Boston. Ellis Island record shows Joseph Silkman age 57 made U.S.citizen in Boston 1913 travelling back to New York in 1923 living at 424 Bowdoin (Bowdon) St. Dorchester, Boston, Mass. 1920 census shown owning their home at same address.

Note on Child 2: Henry SILKMAN

8th November 1897 enter Stepney Jewish School, London England.1910 USA census living with parents. Registered for WW1 in Boston on 5th June 1917 living at 170 Botolph Street, Boston working for Waitt & Bond, Columbia Ave, Boston as a Cigar Maker. Stated as Naturalized Citizen by his father. 5'10 tall, medium complexion, grey eyes & light brown hair. 1920 census again living with parents at 424 Bowdoin street, Boston. 1st July 1923 arrive at Liverpool on the 'Samaria' giving 27 Cannon Place, Brighton as visiting destination - (home of Aunt Rose Smith (Hall) ne Rees). Return to New York on the 'Tyrrhenia' from Southampton 6th September 1923. On 13th November 1923 traveled over from the USA on the 'Samaria' to Liverpool to marry cousin Rose Horton. On 6th May 1927 arrived at New York described as a 'Alien Veteran' from Southampton on the 'Aquitania' with wife and child Joseph with destination given as Los Angeles CA. Mrs A Reed at 24 Church Road, Hove UK given as their friend. Whilst he had no tickets to LA he had $10.000. (£78,000 in 2013). Commited suicide age 35 at the time of the birth of his second son. Buried just behind Smith family plot at Marlow Road Jewish cemetery London.