Unknown Mayer & Wife

Bob’s Great Great Great Grandparents:

(a) MAYER ca 1805 – ?
& unknown

of Neidenstein, Germany

neiden-town

town of Neidenstein, Germany with the castle on the hill

Children of first name unknown Mayer and wife:
1. Moses Mayer 1824 Reichelsheim – 1904 Jersey City, NJ
married 1853 Ernestine Mayer 1829 – 1906 Jersey City, NJ
2. Caroline Mayer 1829 – 1913 Jersey City, NJ
married 1855 Isak [Isaac]Mayer 26 Oct 1833 – 1908 New York City
a. Betsy Mayer 2 Mar 1856 NYC – 1950 NYC
married NYC 1878 Moses Redell [Redelsheimer] 1857 Cincinnati OH – 1926 NYC
i. Etta Redell 10 Aug 1880 NYC – May 1972 NYC
ii. Ruth Redell 26 Feb 1882 Wonewoc WI – 6 Aug 1965 Newton MA
married 6 Nov 1910 NYC Joseph Mayer 1878 Brooklyn NY – 20 Oct 1939 Brookline MA
1. Malvin Joseph Mayer 20 April 1911 Newton MA –
married 29 June 1939 White Plains NY Eleanor Schwarz
a. Sylvia Ruth 1940 –
b. Donald Joseph 1942 –
c. Barbara Eleanor 1945 –
iii. Jennie Redell 1883 – 1899
iv. Monroe Redell 23 Dec 1885 – 1920
married June 1915 Helen Haussler
v. Sydney Redell 24 Feb 1889 Vincennes IN – died Miami FL
married 26 Oct 1923 Martha Kaiser
vi. Henry Redell 1890 – 1892
vii. George Redell 2 Nov 1893 – 12 Feb 1974
married 17 Dec 1925 Clara Alper
viii. Grace Redell 12 Feb 1897 Jersey City NJ –
married 1st Joseph Slaughter
1. Robert Redell Slaughter 1924 –
2. James Charles Slaughter 1926 –
married 2nd Horace W Goldsmith
ix. Howard Redell 27 Feb 1899 Jersey City NJ – 8 Feb 1971
married Carolyn Wohl
b. Pauline Mayer 2 Mar 1856 – 1900/10
c. Simon [Samuel] Mayer 1857 – aft 1910
d. Ernestine Mayer 1858 – aft 1910
e. Mary Blourt Mayer Jan 1860 – bef 1870 dy
f. George Mayer 1861 –
married Gertrude Reidy [adopted]
i. Helen G Mayer 19 June 1896 – 30 Jan 1963
married 1916 Arnold J Mayer 16 April 1889 NYC – 17 April 1972 NY
1. Marjorie Mayer 20 Dec 1918 NYC –
married 1st Herbert Hutner
a. Jeffrey Jay Hutner
b. Lynn Hutner
married 2nd Jack Appel
g. Moses Mayer 1861 -1861
h. Sophia Mayer Jan 1862 –
married 1881 Isaac Kaufman May 1858 –
i. Florence Kaufman July 1883 –
married 1922 Frank Bowen
i. Max Mayer 1864 – 1925
married 1891 Leah Mandleman
i. Caroline Mayer 1891 –
married 1st Ira Zarson
1. Jane 1923 –
married 2nd 1938 Edward Hirsch
ii. Harriet Mayer 1893 –
married 1st Sam Schere
married 2nd 1938 Arthur Lissner
iii. Sidney Mayer 1895 – 1895
j. Louis Mayer July 1867 -aft 1930 Germany
married in Germany unknown
i. Max Mayer
married 2nd ca 1891 Carrie Hacker Jan 1870 – aft 1930
daughter of Henry Hacker
ii. Monroe Louis Mayer 14 Jan 1894 NY – Aug 1869 NY
iii. Bert [Albert] F Mayer 11 Mar 1902 NY –
k. Frances Mayer Dec 1869 –
l. Joseph Mayer Dec 1873 –
married 1906 Lee Starr 1880
i. Edward Mayer 1907 –
married 1935 Reba Benjamin
ii. Ruth Mayer 1911 –
married 1940 Jack Seidenstein

Brother and sister married sister and brother.
Moses Mayer went around Cape Horn on his way to San Francisco and the gold fields, arriving in 1850. He came back across the continent and took a ship back to Germany. He married Ernestine and returned with her, his sister Caroline, Ernestine’s brother Isaac who married Caroline, and Joseph H. Mayer. They came from Neidenstein together, sailing from Harve and arriving in New York on Nov 15, 1853 on the “Fortitude”. Each was listed as Farmer. Moses was 29, Caroline his sister was 23, Ernestine was 25 and her brother Isaac was 20. Joseph H. born Jan. 27, 1834 was listed in the manifest as 18 instead of 19, and was Ernestine and Isaacs first cousin. The group of 5 were accompanied by Aaron Bamberger, age 27, and Sophie Bamberger, age 18, also from Neidenstein.

1910 US Census NY NY Manhatten Ward 12 Dist 410 – 29 April 111 S T 68
Caroline Mayer head w m 81 w 9 9 Germany Germany Germany
Simon son w m 52 s New York Germany Germany Chiropodic
Ernestine son w m 49 s New York ” ” Dressmaker at home
Frances dau w f 39 s ” ” ” Saleslady Drygoods
Isaac Kaufman son in law w m 55 m1 28 Germany ” ” Salesman Clothier
Sophie dau w f 47 m1 28 1 1 NY ” ”
Florence g dau w f 27 s NY ” ”

1900 US Census NY NY Manhatten Dist 929 House 121 9 12
Isaac Mayer head w m Oct 1833 66 m 44 Germany Germany Germany 1855 45 Na —–
Caroline ” wife w f Oct 1830 69 m 44 15 10 Germany Germany Germany ————— ——
Samuel ” son w m Apr 1859 41 s NY Germany Germany Chripratist
Joseph ” son w m Dec 1875 24 s ” ” ” Salesman Notions
Pauline ” dau w f Mar 1857 43 s ” ” ”
Earnestine dau w f Dec 1860 39 s ” ” ” Dressmaker
Frances dau w f Dec 1865 34 s ” ” ” Saleslady Drygoods
Carrie dau in law w f Jan 1870 30 m 9 1 1 ” Holland Holland
Louis son w m July 1870 29 m 9 ” Germany Germany Clerk Drygoods
Monroe g son w m Jan 1894 6 m NY NY NY at school
Isaac Kaufman s in law w m May 1858 42 m 18 Germany Germany Germany 1875 25 Na Salesman Clothing
Sophia ” dau w f Jan 1863 51 m 18 1 1 NY Germany Germany
Florence ” g dai w f July 1883 16 s NY NY NY at High School
Rosa Kernach servant w f Mch 1882 18 s Hungria Hungria Hungria 1899 1 Servanty

1880 US Census NY NY Manhatten Dist 301 — 103 15 53
Mayer, Isaac w m 47 m Provision Dealer
” Karoline w f 50 wife m keeping house
” Pauline w f 23 dau s
” Samuel w m 22 son s owner/ cigar store
” Earnestine w f 20 dau s
” George w m 19 son s owner/ cigar store
” Sophia w f 18 dau s
” Alex w m 16 son s apprentice dealing
” Louis w m 12 son s at school
” Francis w f 10 dau s at school
” Joseph w m 7 son s at school

1870 US Census NY NY 6th dist 4 ward [ward 7 dist 6 2nd ennum] 22 Dec 1870 house # 92
Meyer, Isaac 37 m butcher Prussia
— Caroline 42 f keeping house ”
— Sophia 9 f NY
— Ernestine 11 m? NY
— Betsy 13 f NY
— Pauline 13 f NY
— Francis 1 f NY
— Sarah 12 f
— George 10 m
— Muok 6 m
— Louis 3 m
— Emma 23 f domestic
Katz, Meyer 16 m works in butcher shop

1870 US Census NY NY ward 7 dist 3 23 June 1870 102 459
Meyer, Isaac 36 m butcher 800 Baden
” Caroline 40 f keeping house ”
” Betsy 13 f NY
— Paulina 13 f
— Simon 12 m
— Ernestine 11 f
— George 9 m
— Sophia 7 f
— Max 6 m
— Louis 3 m
— Frances 6/12 f
Creckery, Mary 25 f Domestic Ser Holland

1860 US Census NY NY 7 Ward District 1 4 June 1860 – 41
Isaac Meyer 25 m Butcher Baden
Caroline 21 f Baden
Bessy 7 f NY
Paulin 3 f NY
Simon 3 m NY
Ernestine 2 f
Mary Blourt 5/12 f
Mary Taltor 20 f servant Erar?

Passport Application 13 April 1896 New York City
Isaac Mayer a Naturalized and Loyal Citizen of the United States applied for a passport to Germany
born at Baden on the 26 Day of October 1833 and I do solemnly swear that I was born at
Neidenstein, Baden in Germany on 26 October 1833; that I emigrated to the United States sailing on a sailing vessel from Harve on or about the 29 day of September 1853; that I resided 42 years uninterruptedly in the United States from Nov 16 1853 to date in the City of New York that I was naturalized as a Citizen of the United States before the Superior Court of the City of New York at the City of New York on the 21 day of November 1859 as shown by the accompanying Certificate of Naturalization; that I am the identical person described in said certificate and that I am domiciled in the United States my permanent residence being in New York City in the State of New York where I follow the occupation of Butcher; etc
aged 61; 5 feet 5 inches tall; high forehead; gray eyes; medium nose; medium mouth, round chin, gray hair, fair complexion; full face
Address: Isaac Mayer; 344 E 78th Street, New York City

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