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Jacob Hertz (abt. 1836)

Jacob Hertz
Born about in Hungarymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] in Illinois, United Statesmap
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Came to America in 1882 on 'SS Herman', settling in Chicago, ILL, bring his wife and children. Jacob owned a hotel in Chicago and had his son, Fred work as the manager. Jacob became a citizen in 1891.

In 1900, Jacob and Katie Hertz were living at W Saylor Street in Chicago. Jacob was the proprietor of a hotel. Living at home were children Fred (28), Jennie (30), Julia (22), John (21), Emilia (18) and Wm (15).[1]

In 1910, Jacob and Katherine were retired and living on Ashland Avenue in Chicago. Son William, a clerk at an auction house, was still living at home.[2]

In March, 1921, Jacob applied for a passport for the purposes of a trip to Switzerland, France, England and Chekoslovakia leaving April 2, 1921. He declared he was born in Hungary to Samuel Hertz.[3] He arrived back in New York, from Le Havre, on October 28, 1921.[4]


  1. United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Year: 1900; Census Place: Chicago Ward 19, Cook, Illinois; Page: 13; Enumeration District: 0607; FHL microfilm: 1240269. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Ancestry Record 1900usfedcen #725595
  2. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 Year: 1910; Census Place: Chicago Ward 24, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T624_265; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 1005; FHL microfilm: 1374278. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Ancestry Record 1910USCenIndex #4931734
  3. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; Roll #: 1532; Volume #: Roll 1532 - Certificates: 6000-6375, 19 Mar 1921-21 Mar 1921. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 [database on-line]. Ancestry Record 1174 #631266
  4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897. Microfilm Publication M237, 675 rolls. NAI: 6256867. Year: 1921; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 3042; Line: 3; Page Number: 18. New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957 [database on-line]. Ancestry Record 7488 #4028431118

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