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Descendants of Benjamin Kalisky
Generation No. 1
1. BENJAMIN1 KALISKY was born 1877 in Poland, and died Aft. 1930 in Essex Co., NJ. He married CECELIA (SELIE/CELIE) 1901. She was born December 31, 1880 in Poland, and died October 1966 in Irvington, Essex Co., NJ.
Notes for BENJAMIN KALISKY:
Steve told me (Shirley Blaylock) that the spelling of their name is Russian, but that the family is actually from Poland. Apparently the change was made at immigration, along with Americanization of some names.
1920 Census, Newark, Essex Co., NJ, Ward of City 3rd, Part of Edmonton(?), January 22, 1920, Ennumeration District 115, Supervisor's District 8, Ennumerator: Phillipp Stoedker, Sheet 29B, Springfield Ave., Household 182 252 675
neighbors: Rosinas, Ginsburg
Benjamin Kalisky Head Renting M W 43 Married Immigrated 1902 Alien -- Can read/write/speak English Born Russia Mother tongue Yiddish Father born Russia Mother tongue Russian Mother born Russia Mother tongue Yiddish Trade: Painter Industry: House Working on Own Account
Selie Kalisky Wife W F 39 Married Immigrated 1902 Alien Can read/write/speak English Born Russia Mother Tongue Yiddish Father born Russia Mother tongue Yiddish Mother born Russia Mother Tongue Yiddish
Minnie Kalisky Daughter F W 15 S attending school can read/write/speak English New Jersey
Frederick Kalisky Son M W 13 S attending school can read/write/speak English New Jersey
Lilia Kalisky Daughter F W 11 S attending school can read/write/speak English New Jersey
Florence Kalisky Daughter F W 8 S attending school can read/write/speak English New Jersey
neighbors: Zoohmalberg, Zeigler, Long, Payton, Henricksen, Sohasy, Balisok, Beyer, Cancer, Zweig, Bloomfield, Tucaskey (unsure of spelling of some of these names)
1930 Census, Newark City, Essex Co., NJ, 9th Ward, Block 1044, Ennumeration District 7126, 5th Supervisors District, Ennumerator James W. Tecaiza(?), Sheet 6Bb, Household 86 28 95
neighbors: Jones, Kehoe, Kowalsky, Kaplan, Netto, Gray, Stassert, Mager, Winetzky
Benjamin Kalasky Head Renting $56 Has radio -- M W 53 M Age at marriage 26 Can read/write
Russia Russia Russia - lined out and replaced with Poland for all 3 Native Lanuage Hebrew 35 14 0 Year of Immigation 1902 Naturalized Citizen Occupation: Boss Industry: Painter 2881 Owner Working Not a veteran
Cecelia Kalisky Wife F W 48 Married Age at marriage 21 Can read/write Russia Russia Russia - lined out and replaced with Poland for all 3 Native lanuage Hebrew 35 14 0 Year of Immigration 1902 Naturalized Citizen
Fred Kalisky Son M W 23 S Can read/write New York Poland Poland 56 14 0 Lawyer Legal 5x74 Owner Working
Lilly Kalisky Daughter F W 21 S Can read/write New York Poland Poland 56 14 0 Clerical Book Store 7x99 Worker Working
Florence Kalisky Daughter F W 18 S Can read/write New York Poland Poland 56 14 0 Typist Office 7199 Worker Working
Note: New York is crossed out as place of birth for some of the children. It is most likely the 1920 census is correct and they were all born in New Jersey.
Notes for CECELIA (SELIE/CELIE):
Birth and death dates from Social Security Death Index. SSN 138-42-6568
Children of BENJAMIN KALISKY and CECELIA (SELIE/CELIE) are:
i. MINNIE2 KALISKY, b. Abt. 1905.
2. ii. FREDERICK J. KALISKY, b. Abt. 1907.
iii. LILLIAN (LILIA/LILLY) KALISKY, b. December 17, 1908, NJ; d. October 29, 1998, Delray Beach, Palm Beach, FL.
Notes for LILLIAN (LILIA/LILLY) KALISKY:
Birth and death dates from Social Security Death Index. Apparently Lilly never married. SSN 135-07-5670
iv. FLORENCE KALISKY, b. Abt. 1912.
Generation No. 2
2. FREDERICK J.2 KALISKY (BENJAMIN1) was born Abt. 1907. He married LILLIAN GELLER. She was born in NJ, and died Abt. 1964.
Notes for FREDERICK J. KALISKY:
Ennumerated with his father on 1920 and 1930 Censuses.
Fred Americanized his first name which may have been Frederich.
Lived at 576 Newark Ave #f-6, Elizabeth, New Jersey 95826 in 1981. Worked for the U.S. Govt., possibly as an Attorney.
Notes for LILLIAN GELLER:
Lillian died of stomach cancer in about 1964 (reportedly at Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute).
Children of FREDERICK KALISKY and LILLIAN GELLER are:
i. STEVEN KENNETH3 KALISKY,
ii. DAUGHTER KALISKY, m. (JERRY?) SALZMAN?.