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Tillie Rosenbaum Flashenberg
Birth: unknown
Death: Jul. 2, 1958
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Tillie Rosenbaum was born to Pincus and Mary Rosenbaum in Austria Poland. In the early 20th century she emigrated to the United States and married Benjamin Flashenberg. The couple first made the Lower East Side of Manhattan their home. They then moved with their children to the Yorkville section of the city around 1919-1920, and from there to Brooklyn, N.Y.

Tillie was the Mother of of:

Bella (a/k/a Rebecca, Becky, and Belle)Flashenberg Arens
Bessie (a/k/a Blanche)Flashenberg Torregrossa
Isidore (a/k/a Irving) Flashenberg (after mid-late 1940s known as Benjamin Kennedy)
David Flashenberg

She was the Grandmother of:

Sybil Arens (parents: Belle and Dave Arens)
Joan, Marilyn, Jack Donald and Karen Kennedy (parents: Isidore/Irving and Dorothy Kennedy*)
Frank Jesse, Alfred Anthony, Robert Edward and Maureen Torregrossa (parents: Blanche and Alfonso Torregrossa)

Tillie became a U.S. citizen in 1944. Sometime in the 1950s Tillie went to live at the Towers Nursing Home at 65 Hillside Avenue in New York City. She remained there until her passing on July 2, 1958.

A memorial service was held on July 3, 1950 at the Riverside Memorial Chapel in Manhattan with immediate burial afterwards at Mount Hebron Cemetery.

Sources: 1920, 1930 and 1940 Federal Census Records.
1905, 1910, 1915 N.Y.S. Census Records.
August 27, 2012 Letter from Mount Hebron confirming date of death and location for Tillie Flashenberg.
Death Certificate for Tillie Flashenberg.
Interview with Tillie's Granddaughter, Karen Kennedy, on 4/18/2014. Irving had his family's surname legally changed from Flashenberg to Kennedy in the 1940s.

Memorial Manager's Note: Further research in progress and documentation on order.
Most Recent Bio Update: 5-6-2014 
Family links: 
  Pincus Rosenbaum (____ - 1924)
  Machle Muller Rosenbaum (____ - 1925)
  Benjamin Flashenberg (____ - 1950)
  David Flashenberg (____ - 1948)*
  Blanche Flashenberg Torregrossa (1905 - 1995)*
  Benjamin Kennedy (1909 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
Here Lies
Tauba daughter of Finhm
Died 15 Tammuz 718
Note: Thanks to Chris West for first translation. Father's name may also be 'Pincus'.
Mount Hebron Cemetery
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: 11-5-C-29-8
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Record added: Oct 04, 2011
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