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
Tessie (Teres) Benjamin
Marriage: 6 January 1914
Adolph Leichtman
Geri (Gertrude) Leichtman Bleicher
Alice Leichtman Nowinski

Spouse and Children

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



    Geri (Gertrude) Leichtman Bleicher


    Alice Leichtman Nowinski


Parents and Siblings

    Zan Benjamin


    Rose David





    Ester Benjamin


    Hermann Benjamin


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.

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

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.

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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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