Tessie (Teres) Benjamin

–3 May 1954
Mikokilvar, Hungary

The Life of Tessie (Teres)

Tessie (Teres) Benjamin was born as the daughter of Zan Benjamin and Rose David. She married Charles Leichtmann on 6 January 1914, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Hungary in 1935. She died on 3 May 1954, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, and was buried in Flushing, Queens, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Leichtmann
1887–1952
Tessie (Teres) Benjamin
–1954
Marriage: 6 January 1914
Adolph Leichtman
1914–1978
Geri (Gertrude) Leichtman Bleicher
1917–
Alice Leichtman Nowinski
1922–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 January 1914
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
children

(3)

    Male1914–1978Male

    Geri (Gertrude) Leichtman Bleicher

    Female1917–Female

    Alice Leichtman Nowinski

    Female1922–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Zan Benjamin

    MaleMale

    Rose David

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(3)

    Female–1954Female

    Ester Benjamin

    FemaleFemale

    Hermann Benjamin

    MaleMale

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1848

Hungarian Revolution and the Habsburg Emperor was dethroned but the Habsburg rule was re-established with the help of Russia.
1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: From the Hebrew scriptural name Binyamiyn, meaning son of days, son of old age, lucky son, son of the right hand, or son of good fortune. The nickname is Ben. Benjie is a Scottish name derived from Benjamin.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Tessie Leishtman in household of Charls Leishtman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Tessie Leichtman in household of Charles Leichtman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tessie in entry for Charles Leichtman, "New York, County Naturalization Records, 1791-1980"

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