Morris Abramovitz

1880–1946 (Age 65)
Kelme, Kelme, Lithuania

The Life of Morris

Morris Abramovitz was born on 3 October 1880 as the son of Joseph Abramovitz and Faigie Tsipora. He had at least 4 sons and 6 daughters with Lena Highton. He died on 8 January 1946, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Proviso Township, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Morris Abramovitz
Lena Highton
Ben-Zion Benjamin Abramovitz
Judis Edith Ida Abramovitz
Freida Abramovitz
Reva Abramovitz
Shaina Sadie Abramovitz
Molly Rose Abramovitz
Reuven "Ruby" Abramovitz
Florence Etta Abramovitz
Gerald Abramovitz

Spouse & Children

  • Male1880–1946Male

  • Lena Highton




+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Abramovitz


  • Faigie Tsipora




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 18

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Abramowitz .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Morris Abramowitz in entry for Edith Leibovitz, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Morris Abramovitz, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Moishe Itcock Abramovitz in entry for Molly H Goodman, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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