When Yetta Schonzeit was born in 1868, in Augustów, Radom, Poland, her father, David Schonzeit, was 50 and her mother, Judith Rosen, was 33. She married Susman Schwartz on 26 June 1889, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States for about 20 years. She died on 19 March 1943, in Florida, United States, at the age of 75.
of uncertain origin, possibly a variant of Etta originating in dialects of Yiddish subject to Slavic inflence, or else a derivative of Yehudit (the modern Hebrew form of Judith ) or Esther .