Bessie Lirtzman

1874–1954 (Age 80)

The Life of Bessie

Bessie Lirtzman was born in 1874, in Russia. She married Theodore Margulis in 1895. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Bronx, Bronx, New York, United States in 1920 and Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1930. She died in 1954, in New York, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Bessie Lirtzman
Theodore Margulis
Marriage: 1895
Minette Margulis
Pauline Margulis

Spouse & Children

  • Female1874–1954Female

  • Theodore Margulis




  • Minette Margulis


  • Pauline Margulis


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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Sources (3)

  • Bessie Margolis in household of Theodore Margolis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bessie Margulis in household of Theodore Margulis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bessie Margulis in household of Theodore Margulis, "United States Census, 1930"

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