Bessie Stamberg

8 December 1887–29 September 1986 (Age 98)
Ostropol, Starokostiantyniv Raion, Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine

The Life of Bessie

Bessie Stamberg was born on 8 December 1887, in Ostropol, Starokostiantyniv Raion, Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine. She married Leib Meyerson on 27 May 1906, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 29 September 1986, in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 98.

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Leib Meyerson
Bessie Stamberg
Marriage: 27 May 1906
Harry Meyerson
Lillie Meyerson

Spouse and Children

    Leib Meyerson



27 May 1906
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States


    Harry Meyerson


    Lillie Meyerson


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 11

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 26

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: ornamental name probably composed of the place name element Stom- (denoting church ownership) + berg ‘mountain’.2 North German (East Friesland): unexplained.

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

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