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Adam Edward Melzer
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1894
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 1966
Tampa
Hillsborough County
Florida, USA

Son of Florenz M. Melzer and Anna Dallmus, husband of Carol "Carrie" Deutch. Husband of Ruth and father of Donald Edward Melzer, brother of Harriet Melzer (married Dalmus), Anna Vail "Wally Ann" Melzer (married Grover Cleveland Bishop), Florenz and Richard O. Melzer.

In 1905, Edward Melzer, aged 11, could be found living in the home of his parents, Florenz and Anna Melzer in the Bronx, NY with siblings, Florenz, Hattie, Anna, Lizzie, Richard and William Melzer.

In 1915, Edward Melzer, aged 24, was shown rooming in the home of Henry Valine in New York, NY. His occupation was shown to be electrician.

On June 5, 1917, Adam Edward Melzer, of 255 West Houston Street, New York, NY, aged 23, born July 17, 1894 in New York City, stated that he was married and working as an electrician for Robins Ship Building Company on Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn.

In 1920, Edward Melzer, aged 28, was shown living in Brooklyn with his wife, Carrie Melzer, aged 27. Edward was shown to be an electrician at the ship yard.

In 1930, Edward Melzer, aged 36, was living on Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY with wife, Carol Melzer, age 31. Edward was shown to be an electrician working for the public utilities. Living in the household were three lodgers; William Bixby, Eliza Smelzter, and Mary Dutcher.

In 1940, Edward Melzer, aged 45, was shown living in Diablo Heights, Balboa, Panama Canal, with his wife, Ruth Melzer, aged 37. Edward was shown to be an electrician.

On September 8, 1940, Edward Melzer, aged 46, born July 17, 1894 in New York, NY, was shown sailing from Canal Zone, Panama, aboard the S.S. Cristobal to New York with his wife, Ruth Melzer, aged 35, born February 23, 1903 in Glendale, NY, and their son, Donald E. Melzer, aged 5, born August 1, 1932 in New York, NY. Their destination was 42052 Layton Street, Elmhurst, L.I., NY.

On April 26, 1942, Adam Edward Melzer, aged 48, was shown living at 84-07 34th Street, Jackson Heights, Queens, NY. He gave his birth date as July 17, 1894 In New York City, his wife's name as Ruth Melzer, and his employer's name as J. Livingston Inc. in the Graybar Building, 44th and Lexington Avenue, NYC, when he registered for the draft during World War II.

Obituary - Adam Melzer, 72, of Tampa, Fla., died August 31, at Tampa.

He is survived by a son, Donald of Evanston, Ill., two sisters, Mrs. Harriet Dalmus of Patchogue and Mrs. Ann Bishop of Largo, Fla., and a brother, Richard O. Melzer of Funkstown, Md.

Funeral services were held Friday in Florida. Interment was in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Patchogue, Saturday. Local arrangement were made by the Ruland Funeral Home.

(New York, New York, Birth Index, 1878-1909; 1905, 1915 New York State Census; U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; 1920, 1930, 1940 United States Federal Census; The New York Times, Wednesday, September 28, 1924, page 25; New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, T715, 1897-1957, 6001-7000, Roll 6496; U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; Patchogue Advance, Thursday, September 08, 1966, Page: 4; U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Florida Death Index, 1877-1998) 
 
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 Parents:
  Florenz Melzer (1860 - 1912)
  Anna Marie Dalmus Meier (1863 - 1940)
 
 Children:
  Donald Edward Melzer (1932 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Florenz R. Melzer (1886 - 1954)*
  Harriet Melzer Dalmus (1888 - 1969)*
  Anna Vail Melzer Bishop (1889 - 1969)*
  Adam Edward Melzer (1894 - 1966)
  Richard O. Melzer (1899 - 1984)*
  William Melzer (1901 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Plot owner Wally Ann Bishop. I found no marker for this grave.
 
Burial:
Cedar Grove Cemetery
Patchogue
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 3 Block G Grave 69 Range7
GPS (lat/lon): 40.76903, -73.01891
 
Created by: Aislin
Record added: Oct 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99660744
Adam Edward Melzer
Added by: Aislin
 
Adam Edward Melzer
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