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Today is Bea Arthur's birthday.What were the names of her maternal grandparents, and where are they buried?
I haven't done well at the latest challenges but here's my guess anyway. Maybe I can get lucky!Israel Pressner (Presaner)Hannah (Anna) PressnerBurial at: section 1RMount Zion CemeteryMaspeth NYThere is also an Israel Pressner buried at Mt Carmel but I could not find a Anna or Hannah there.
Well, I've started back to work, so I don't have the time I had before for looking for these, but maybe some of these will help someone else get started:http://www.wikipedia.comb: 13 May 1922 Bernice Frankel in NY City.Sister Kay, wh lives in Montreal.Moved to Maryland.Father Philip Frankel operated a women's clothing shopAttended: Blackstone College in Blackstone VA.Became a medical technologist before WWII.Served in US Marine CorpsBegan acting off Broadway in late 1940'sm1: Robert Alan Aurthur, an authorm2: Gene Saks from 1950-1978 (divorced).adopted 2 sons: Matthew (b: 14 July 1961) an actor; Daniel (b: 8 May 1964) a set designer)Primarily lives in Los Angeles.http://listing-index.ebay.com/actors/Beatrice_Arthur.htmlparents: Jewish American Philip and Rebecca Frankel; raised in MarylandHer mother died in Brentwood at age 84.http://www.beaarthurfan.com/articles/BeaArthur.htmlsays her mom died at age 84 in Brentwood (California?) this year. article written in 1986.Rebecca Frankel b: 1 Apr 1895 d: 16 Oct 1985 born not in US. died in Los Angeles. SSN: 214077620 mother's maiden name: Sternberg; father: Pressner1930 Bronx NY District 171 CensusPhilip Frankel head m w 46 m 30 Poland Poland Poland 1902 Auto Manufacturing , Rebecca wife f w 35 m 26 Austria Austria Austria 1895 , Gertrude daughter f w 15 s NY Poland Austria , Bernice dau f w 7 s NY Poland Austria , Marian dau f w 3 s NY Poland AustriaRich, Mary servant f w 25 Un Ireland Ireland Ireland 1925 AL Housework
Well, Bea Arthur's maternal grandparents were Israel and Hannah Pressman. But I haven't yet located their grave location. Still hunting...I found this above information by locating first Bea'sbirth certificatewhich gives her mother's name as Rebecca Pressner. I then found Rebecca as a 5 year old in the 1900 US census, living with her parents Israel and Hannah.Will post when i find the rest.
OK - I think I have it now...Israel and Anna Pressner are buried in Mount Zion Cemetery, 59-63 54th Avenue, Maspeth, NY 11378He died on 2/17/1959, she on 2/27/1947
Yup, Israel and Anna/Hannah were buried at Mount Zion. As Deb notes, Anna's maiden name was Sternberg, which was also the name of their burial society.
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