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Sarah Dumka

Female 1836 - 1916  (80 years)


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  • Name Sarah Dumka  [1
    • Maiden name of Dumka obtained from California Death Index filing for her daughter Eva Morris Rehfeld
    Born 1836  Lobsens (now Lobzenica), Poland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1900  San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 63 
    Address:
    123 Fell Street
    San Francisco, California 94102
    United States 
    Died 28 Jan 1916  San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Date of death shown on her gravestone is 1916.
    Buried Salem Cemetery, Colma, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I513973278  Walsh - Wilson Family Tree | Craig
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2008 

    Family Moses Morris,   b. 22 May 1836, Lobsens (now Lobzenica), Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Feb 1936, 357 Fifteenth Avenue, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married Abt 1862  [5
    Children 
    +1. Eva Morris,   b. 25 Jan 1870, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1964, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    +2. Isidor Morris,   b. 14 Dec 1874, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1962, Oakland, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Samuel Morris,   b. 15 Apr 1877, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Mar 1950, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Documents
    'Pair Married Fifty Years to Celebrate - Mr. and Mrs. Moses Morris, who were married half a century ago in Germany, and celebrate their golden wedding anniversary today.' - San Francisco Call, 31 Mar 1912 - Page 22, Column 5
    "Pair Married Fifty Years to Celebrate - Mr. and Mrs. Moses Morris, who were married half a century ago in Germany, and celebrate their golden wedding anniversary today." - San Francisco Call, 31 Mar 1912 - Page 22, Column 5
    "Mr. and Mrs. Moses Morris of 3339 Twenty-fourth Street will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary today with a reception to their friends. They were married 50 years ago in Germany. After coming to the United States in 1866 Morris engaged in business at Stockton, but shortly afterward moved with his wife to Modesto, where he was in business for 35 years. At present he conducts a store in Mission Street. Three children and three grandchildren will join the couple today in observing their half-century of marital happiness. The children are: Mrs. L. Rehfeld of 808 Guerrero Street and Sam and Isa Morris, who are in business with their father."
    Headstones
    Sarah and Moses Morris Grave - Salem Memorial Park, Colma, California
    Sarah and Moses Morris Grave - Salem Memorial Park, Colma, California
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2008 
    Family ID F505778151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1880 United States Census - Moses Morris and Family in Modesto, California
    1880 United States Census - Moses Morris and Family in Modesto, California
    The 1880 census report shows Moses Morris (age 44, a saloonkeeper) living with his wife Sarah (age 41, a housekeeper), and his children Eva (age 11), Isidor (age 5), and Samuel (age 3). The report shows Moses and Sarah born in Bromberg, Germany (now Bydgoszcz, Poland). According to Google Earth, it is 57km from Bydgoszcz to Lobzenica, Poland. These seem to be the right people as the ages and names all agree with later census reports.
    1900 United States Census - Moses Morris and Family
    1900 United States Census - Moses Morris and Family
    The 1900 census shows Moses Morris (born May 1836 and a landlord) living with his wife Sarah (born Jan 1837). They have been married for 38 years, and entered the US in 1865. Moses is naturalised. Their children are Isidor (born Dec 1875, a shoe salesman) and Samuel (born Apr 1877, a furniture salesman). They are living at 123 Fell Street, San Francisco.
    1910 United States Census - Moses Morris and Family
    1910 United States Census - Moses Morris and Family
    The 1910 census shows Moses Morris (age 74, married for 47 years, a merchant - clothing), living with his wife Sarah (age 73), and sons Isidor (age 35) and Samuel (age 32). In San Francisco Assembly District 35. Roll: T624_98; Page: 9B; Enumeration Distric: 128; Image 690.
    Obituary of Sarah [Dumka] Morris - San Francisco Chronicle - 29 Jan 1916 - Page 6, Column 8
    Obituary of Sarah [Dumka] Morris - San Francisco Chronicle - 29 Jan 1916 - Page 6, Column 8
    "In this city, January 28, Sara, dearly beloved wife of Moses Morris, devoted mother of Isidore and Samuel Morris and Mrs. Eva Rehfeld, and grandmother of Rosella and Flossie Rehfeld ans Sylvia Morris, a native of Lobsen, Prussia, Germany, aged 79 years. (Modesto, Cal. papers please copy.) [...] Interment Salem Cemetery by automobile."
    'Pair Married Fifty Years to Celebrate - Mr. and Mrs. Moses Morris, who were married half a century ago in Germany, and celebrate their golden wedding anniversary today.' - San Francisco Call, 31 Mar 1912 - Page 22, Column 5
    "Pair Married Fifty Years to Celebrate - Mr. and Mrs. Moses Morris, who were married half a century ago in Germany, and celebrate their golden wedding anniversary today." - San Francisco Call, 31 Mar 1912 - Page 22, Column 5
    "Mr. and Mrs. Moses Morris of 3339 Twenty-fourth Street will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary today with a reception to their friends. They were married 50 years ago in Germany. After coming to the United States in 1866 Morris engaged in business at Stockton, but shortly afterward moved with his wife to Modesto, where he was in business for 35 years. At present he conducts a store in Mission Street. Three children and three grandchildren will join the couple today in observing their half-century of marital happiness. The children are: Mrs. L. Rehfeld of 808 Guerrero Street and Sam and Isa Morris, who are in business with their father."

  • Sources 
    1. [S4898] California Death Index (Reliability: 2), 17 Oct 1964.

    2. [S54] 1900 United States Federal Census, San Francisco, Roll: T623.103; Page 12A; Enumeration District: 144 (Reliability: 2).
      1900 Census shows date of birth as "Jan 1837." Gravestone shows 1836 and is thought to be more accurate.

    3. [S54] 1900 United States Federal Census, San Francisco, Roll: T623.103; Page 12A; Enumeration District: 144 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S4924] San Francisco Chronicle, Page 6, Column 8 (Reliability: 3), 29 Jan 1916.

    5. [S2] San Francisco Call Newspaper, Page 22, Column 5 (Reliability: 3), 31 Mar 1912.
      Newspaper article in 31 Mar 1912 issue says, "Mr. and Mrs. Morris of 3339 24th Street will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary today [...]. They were married 50 years ago in Germany."