Lewis Strauss1

#12140, b. April 1839, d. 23 May 1921
Last Edited=29 Apr 2007
     Lewis Strauss was born in April 1839 at Germany.2 He immigrated in 1857 to USA.2 He married Sara Prager, daughter of Samuel Prager and Dina Wolf, circa 1871 at Pennsylvania.1,2
     Lewis Strauss was listed as the head of household on the 1880 census on 1 June 1880 26 Locust St., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Also living in the house was his wife, Sara Prager, his daughter, Bertha Strauss, Amalie Strauss and Bella Strauss.3 Lewis Strauss and Sara Prager lived in December 1882 at Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.1
     Lewis Strauss was listed as the head of household on the 1900 census on 1 June 1900 1210 Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Also living in the house was his wife, Sara Prager.2 Lewis Strauss died on 23 May 1921 at 5418 Baum Blvd., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, at age 82.4 He was buried on 25 May 1921 at West View Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.4

Children of Lewis Strauss and Sara Prager


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Citations

  1. [S749] Samuel Prager, Probate Case File, Notariat Karlsruhe-Durlach, GLA 259-2/IV Weingarten/Nr. 3172, Page 1; Generallandesarchiv Karlsruhe, Nördliche Hildapromenade 2, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany. Hereinafter cited as Samuel Prager Probate records.
  2. [S756] Lewis Strauss household, 1900 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 04 June 1900, Enumeration District (ED) 9, sheet 3A, National Archives micropublication Series T623, Roll 1354, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  3. [S757] Lewis Strauss household, 1880 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 05 June 1880, Enumeration District (ED) 108, sheet 23 [209C], National Archives micropublication Series T9, Roll 1092, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  4. [S743] America's Obituaries and Death Notices, online http://infoweb.newsbank.com, Lewis Straus Obituary, 27 May 1921, p. 17. Hereinafter cited as Newsbank Obit Database.

Wolf Mendel1

#12141, b. June 1837, d. 20 February 1911
Last Edited=20 May 2007
     Wolf Mendel was born in June 1837 at Germany.2 He married Karolina Prager, daughter of Samuel Prager and Dina Wolf, circa 1868 at Germany.1,2 Wolf Mendel lived at Andernach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.1 He and Karolina Prager immigrated in 1893 to USA.2 He was naturalized before June 1900.2
     Wolf Mendel was listed as the head of household on the 1900 census on 1 June 1900 1213 Sheffield, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Also living in the house was his wife, Karolina Prager, his son, Solomon Mendel, Louis Mendel and Leo Mendel, his daughter, Dina Mendel, Betty Mendel, Eugenie Mendel and Emma Mendel.2 Wolf Mendel was a dry goods salesman.2 He and Karolina Prager lived before March 1907 at 217 Gross St., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.3 Wolf Mendel and Karolina Prager lived after March 1907 at 5636 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.3
     Wolf Mendel was listed as the head of household on the 1910 census on 15 April 1910 5636 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Also living in the house was his wife, Karolina Prager, his son, Louis Mendel and Leo Mendel, his daughter, Emma Mendel, Betty Mendel and Dina Mendel.4 Wolf Mendel was a merchant in a department store.4 He died on 20 February 1911 at 5636 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, at age 73.5 He was buried on 22 February 1911 at West View Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.5

Children of Wolf Mendel and Karolina Prager


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Citations

  1. [S749] Samuel Prager, Probate Case File, Notariat Karlsruhe-Durlach, GLA 259-2/IV Weingarten/Nr. 3172, Page 1; Generallandesarchiv Karlsruhe, Nördliche Hildapromenade 2, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany. Hereinafter cited as Samuel Prager Probate records.
  2. [S750] Wolf Mendel household, 1900 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 08 June 1900, Enumeration District (ED) 51, sheet 7B, National Archives micropublication Series T623, Roll 1356, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  3. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, "Personal," 15 March 1907, p.9. Hereinafter cited as The Jewish Criterion.
  4. [S751] Wolf Mendel household, 1910 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 15 April 1910, Enumeration District (ED) 463, sheet 1B, National Archives micropublication Series T624, Roll 1304, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  5. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Wolff Mendel Obituary, 24 February 1911, p. 5.

Solomon Mendel1

#12142, b. March 1870, d. 26 March 1931
Last Edited=15 May 2009
     Solomon Mendel was born in March 1870 at Andernach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.1,2 He was the son of Wolf Mendel and Karolina Prager.1 Solomon Mendel married Bertha Buka.2 Solomon Mendel immigrated with Wolf Mendel in 1893 to USA.1 Solomon Mendel lived between 1893 and 1927 at Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.2 He was naturalized before June 1900.1 He and Karolina Prager appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at 1213 Sheffield, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.1 Solomon Mendel was a shoe salesman.1 He died on 26 March 1931 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.2 He was buried on 29 March 1931 at West View Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.2

Children of Solomon Mendel and Bertha Buka


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Citations

  1. [S750] Wolf Mendel household, 1900 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 08 June 1900, Enumeration District (ED) 51, sheet 7B, National Archives micropublication Series T623, Roll 1356, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  2. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Sol W. Mendel Obituary, 03 April 1931, p. N. Hereinafter cited as The Jewish Criterion.
  3. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Emil Leonard Mendel Obituary, 06 February 1925, p. 27.
  4. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Lester Robert Mendel obituary, 03 December 1926, p. 27.

Emma Mendel1

#12143, b. May 1872, d. 29 March 1943
Last Edited=22 Apr 2007
     Emma Mendel was born in May 1872 at Andernach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.1 She was the daughter of Wolf Mendel and Karolina Prager.1 Emma Mendel immigrated with Wolf Mendel in 1893 to USA.1 Emma Mendel and Karolina Prager appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at 1213 Sheffield, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.1 Emma Mendel and Karolina Prager appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at 5636 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.2 Emma Mendel died on 29 March 1943 at Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, at age 70.3 She was buried on 31 March 1943 at West View Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.3

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Citations

  1. [S750] Wolf Mendel household, 1900 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 08 June 1900, Enumeration District (ED) 51, sheet 7B, National Archives micropublication Series T623, Roll 1356, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  2. [S751] Wolf Mendel household, 1910 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 15 April 1910, Enumeration District (ED) 463, sheet 1B, National Archives micropublication Series T624, Roll 1304, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  3. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Emma Mendel Obituary, 2 April 1943, p. 23. Hereinafter cited as The Jewish Criterion.

Louis Mendel1

#12144, b. June 1873, d. 5 December 1952
Last Edited=22 Apr 2007
     Louis Mendel was born in June 1873 at Andernach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.1 He was the son of Wolf Mendel and Karolina Prager.1 Louis Mendel immigrated with Wolf Mendel in 1893 to USA.1 Louis Mendel was naturalized before June 1900.1 He and Karolina Prager appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at 1213 Sheffield, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.1 Louis Mendel was a sporting goods salesman.1 He and Karolina Prager appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at 5636 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.2 Louis Mendel died on 5 December 1952 at Hollywood, Florida, at age 79.3 He was buried on 8 December 1952 at West View Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.3

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Citations

  1. [S750] Wolf Mendel household, 1900 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 08 June 1900, Enumeration District (ED) 51, sheet 7B, National Archives micropublication Series T623, Roll 1356, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  2. [S751] Wolf Mendel household, 1910 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 15 April 1910, Enumeration District (ED) 463, sheet 1B, National Archives micropublication Series T624, Roll 1304, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  3. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Louis Mendel Obituary, 12 December 1952, p. 143. Hereinafter cited as The Jewish Criterion.

Eugenie Mendel1

#12145, b. January 1876, d. 24 September 1943
Last Edited=23 Feb 2010
     Eugenie Mendel was born in January 1876 at Andernach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.1 She was the daughter of Wolf Mendel and Karolina Prager.1 Eugenie Mendel immigrated with Wolf Mendel in 1893 to USA.1 Eugenie Mendel and Karolina Prager appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at 1213 Sheffield, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.1 Eugenie Mendel married Nat H. Wetstein on 23 August 1905 at 217 Gross Street, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, "The ceremony took place in the library, handsomely decorated with palms and flowers."2 As of 23 August 1905,her married name was Wetstein. Eugenie Mendel and Nat H. Wetstein appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at 5636 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.3 Eugenie Mendel and Nat H. Wetstein lived in 1918 at Erie, Pennsylvania.4 Eugenie Mendel died on 24 September 1943 at Pennsylvania, at age 67.5 She was buried on 26 September 1943 at West View Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.5

Children of Eugenie Mendel and Nat H. Wetstein


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Citations

  1. [S750] Wolf Mendel household, 1900 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 08 June 1900, Enumeration District (ED) 51, sheet 7B, National Archives micropublication Series T623, Roll 1356, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  2. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, An Interesting Event, 25 August 1905, p. 10. Hereinafter cited as The Jewish Criterion.
  3. [S751] Nat Wetstein household, 1910 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 15 April 1910, Enumeration District (ED) 463, sheet 1B, National Archives micropublication Series T624, Roll 1304, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  4. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Society, 13 September 1918, p. 13.
  5. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Eugenie Mendel Wetstein Obituary, 24 September 1943, p. 23.

Betty Mendel1

#12146, b. March 1877, d. 9 July 1954
Last Edited=20 May 2007
     Betty Mendel was born in March 1877 at Andernach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.1 She was the daughter of Wolf Mendel and Karolina Prager.1 Betty Mendel immigrated with Wolf Mendel in 1893 to USA.1 Betty Mendel and Karolina Prager appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at 1213 Sheffield, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.1 Betty Mendel and Karolina Prager appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at 5636 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.2 Betty Mendel married Isadore W. Jacobs on 24 November 1910 at 5636 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.3,4 Betty Mendel died on 9 July 1954 at Hollywood, Florida, at age 77.3 She was buried on 12 July 1954 at West View Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.3

Child of Betty Mendel and Isadore W. Jacobs


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Citations

  1. [S750] Wolf Mendel household, 1900 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 08 June 1900, Enumeration District (ED) 51, sheet 7B, National Archives micropublication Series T623, Roll 1356, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  2. [S751] Wolf Mendel household, 1910 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 15 April 1910, Enumeration District (ED) 463, sheet 1B, National Archives micropublication Series T624, Roll 1304, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  3. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Betty Mendel Jacobs Obituary, 16 July 1954, p. 20. Hereinafter cited as The Jewish Criterion.
  4. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Mendel - Jacobs Wedding, 25 November 1910, p. 10.
  5. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Receptions, 22 May 1936, p. 15, "Miss Emma Mendel and Mrs. B. Putziger will be at home at 5636 Wilkins Avenue on the evening of May 31, in honor of their niece, Lucille Jacobs who will be married June 3 to Benjamin Wedner of Hobart Street. No Cards."

Leo Mendel1

#12147, b. June 1878, d. circa April 1955
Last Edited=22 Apr 2007
     Leo Mendel was born in June 1878 at Andernach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.1 He was the son of Wolf Mendel and Karolina Prager.1 Leo Mendel immigrated with Wolf Mendel in 1893 to USA.1 Leo Mendel was naturalized before June 1900.1 He and Karolina Prager appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at 1213 Sheffield, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.1 Leo Mendel was a shoe salesman.1 He and Karolina Prager appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at 5636 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.2 Leo Mendel died circa April 1955 at Hollywood, Florida.3 He was buried at West View Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.3

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Citations

  1. [S750] Wolf Mendel household, 1900 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 08 June 1900, Enumeration District (ED) 51, sheet 7B, National Archives micropublication Series T623, Roll 1356, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  2. [S751] Wolf Mendel household, 1910 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 15 April 1910, Enumeration District (ED) 463, sheet 1B, National Archives micropublication Series T624, Roll 1304, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  3. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Leo Mendel Obituary, 15 April 1955, p. 22. Hereinafter cited as The Jewish Criterion.

Dina Mendel1

#12148, b. May 1882
Last Edited=22 Apr 2007
     Her married name was Putziger. Dina Mendel was born in May 1882 at Andernach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.1 She was the daughter of Wolf Mendel and Karolina Prager.1 Dina Mendel married Bernard Putziger.2 Dina Mendel immigrated with Wolf Mendel in 1893 to USA.1 Dina Mendel and Karolina Prager appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at 1213 Sheffield, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.1 Dina Mendel and Karolina Prager appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at 5636 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.3

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Citations

  1. [S750] Wolf Mendel household, 1900 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 08 June 1900, Enumeration District (ED) 51, sheet 7B, National Archives micropublication Series T623, Roll 1356, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  2. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Bernard Putziger Obituary, 29 November 1946, p. 28. Hereinafter cited as The Jewish Criterion.
  3. [S751] Wolf Mendel household, 1910 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 15 April 1910, Enumeration District (ED) 463, sheet 1B, National Archives micropublication Series T624, Roll 1304, viewed on Ancestry.com.

Nat H. Wetstein1

#12149, b. 10 June 1883, d. 14 July 1961
Last Edited=23 Feb 2010
     Nat H. Wetstein was born on 10 June 1883 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.1,2 He married Eugenie Mendel, daughter of Wolf Mendel and Karolina Prager, on 23 August 1905 at 217 Gross Street, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, "The ceremony took place in the library, handsomely decorated with palms and flowers."1
     Nat H. Wetstein was listed as the head of household on the 1910 census on 15 April 1910 5636 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Also living in the house was his wife, Eugenie Mendel, his daughter, Aleen Wetstein.3 Nat H. Wetstein was a merchant in a department store.3 He and Eugenie Mendel lived in 1918 at Erie, Pennsylvania.4 Nat H. Wetstein died on 14 July 1961 at Los Angeles, California, at age 78.2

Children of Nat H. Wetstein and Eugenie Mendel


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Citations

  1. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, An Interesting Event, 25 August 1905, p. 10. Hereinafter cited as The Jewish Criterion.
  2. [S270] California Index of Deaths, online http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death, Nathanie H Wetstein, SSN:288-03-5496, d. 14 July 1961. Hereinafter cited as CA Death Index.
  3. [S751] Nat Wetstein household, 1910 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 15 April 1910, Enumeration District (ED) 463, sheet 1B, National Archives micropublication Series T624, Roll 1304, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  4. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Society, 13 September 1918, p. 13.
  5. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Eugenie Mendel Wetstein Obituary, 24 September 1943, p. 23.

Aleen Wetstein1

#12150, b. 5 February 1908, d. 2 February 2010
Last Edited=23 Feb 2010
Aleen Leslie
     Aleen Wetstein was born on 5 February 1908 at Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.1,2 She was the daughter of Nat H. Wetstein and Eugenie Mendel.1 Aleen Wetstein and Eugenie Mendel appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at 5636 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.1 Aleen Wetstein married Jacques Leslie Jr. on 17 December 1939 at 5636 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.3 As of 17 December 1939,her married name was Leslie. "Mrs. Jacques LeVine who will be remembered as Miss Aleen Wetstein before her recent marriage, flew to California this week to continue her work as scenario writer."4 Aleen Wetstein died on 2 February 2010 at Beverly Hills, California, USA, at age 101.2

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Citations

  1. [S751] Nat Wetstein household, 1910 U.S. Census, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, population schedule, 15 April 1910, Enumeration District (ED) 463, sheet 1B, National Archives micropublication Series T624, Roll 1304, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  2. [S743] America's Obituaries and Death Notices, online http://infoweb.newsbank.com, Aleen Leslie Feb. 5, 1908 - Feb. 2, 2010, Former Pittsburgh Press Columnist Wrote for Radio, Screen and Television. Hereinafter cited as Newsbank Obit Database.
  3. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Society, 22 December 1939, p. B (46). Hereinafter cited as The Jewish Criterion.
  4. [S752] The Jewish Criterion, online http://pjn.library.cmu.edu/, Society, 19 January 1940, p. 11.