Abraham Rockmore

21 November 1885–November 1969 (Age 84)
Montgomery, Maryland, United States

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Rockmore was born on 21 November 1885, his father, Samuel Isaac Rockmore, was 21 and his mother, Emma Swersky, was 17. He married Jenny Belanowsky on 7 November 1907, in Kings, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States for about 20 years and Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States in 1940. He died in November 1969, in Montgomery, Maryland, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Glendale, Queens, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Rockmore
1885–1969
Jenny Belanowsky
1891–
Marriage: 7 November 1907
Selma Rockmore
1909–
Frances Rockmore
1911–

Spouse and Children

    Male1885–1969Male

    Jenny Belanowsky

    Female1891–Female

MARRIAGE
7 November 1907
Kings, New York, United States
children

(2)

    Selma Rockmore

    Female1909–Female

    Frances Rockmore

    Female1911–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Isaac Rockmore

    Male1864–1907Male

    Female1868–1943Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1885–1969Male

    Lewis Rockmore

    Male1888–Male

    Ella Rockmore

    Female1894–Female

    Rose Rockmore

    Female1896–Female

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 20

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 22

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Probably English, possibly a habitational name from any of various minor places named Rockmoor or Rock Moor.

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

Sources (3)

  • Abe Rockmore, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Abraham Rockmore in household of Abraham Belanowsky, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Abraham Rockmore, "United States Census, 1920"

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