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Michael Henry Isaacs

Michael Henry Isaacs

Male 1876 - 1944  (67 years)

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  • Name Michael Henry Isaacs 
    Born 02 Dec 1876  St Martins in the Field, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Death certificate shows date of birth as 2 Dec 1875
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 10 Sep 1918  San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation shown as "travelling salesman" for Caln Nickelsburg, 300 Mission Street, San Francisco, California. 
    Immigration 08 Apr 1919  San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    The 8 Apr 1919 application for a United States passport indicates:

    Name: Michael Henry Isaacs
    Born: London, England - 2 Dec 1877
    Father: Samuel Isaacs, born England, died 1897
    Emigration: City of Berlin from Liverpool, 1892
    Residency: 27 years, uninterrupted, in San Francisco
    Naturalised: Superior Court of California - San Francisco
    Travelling: To China and Japan, commercial reasons
    Physical Description: 5 foot 6 inches tall, forehead "high," hazel eyes, "straight" nose, "normal" mouth, round chin, brown (bald) hair, fair complexion, "oval" face
    Employer: Western Sales Company, San Francisco [appears to be his own, new business]
    Countries to be visited: China, Japan, Manila [Philippines]
    Purpose: "Sell for export"
    Items sold: jewelery, candy, leathergoods, hosiery, clocks

     
    Age: 41 
    Address:
    1642 Lyon Street
    San Francisco, California
    United States 
    Occupation 12 Jan 1920  San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation on 1920 census, "salesman, ladies apparel" 
    Died 04 Jan 1944  San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I513973474  Walsh - Wilson Family Tree
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2009 

    Father Samuel Isaacs,   b. 1840, St. Martin in the Fields, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1897  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Catherine,   b. Abt 1851, St. Georges East, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    1891 U.K. Census - Samuel Isaacs and Family
    1891 U.K. Census - Samuel Isaacs and Family
    The 1891 U.K. census report shows Samuel Isaacs, age 51, born in St. Martin's in the Field, London, a fruit salesman, living with his wife Catherine, age 40, born in St. George's East. With them are their seven children and a domestic servant.

    Their eldest son, Michael, age 15, born St. Martin's in the Field, is an "assistant to head" -- an assistant to his father.
    Family ID F513881957  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rosa Morris,   b. 15 Oct 1881, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jan 1915, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Children 
     1. John G. Isaacs,   b. 17 Aug 1911, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1989, San Mateo, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2008 
    Family ID F505778240  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Laura,   b. Abt 1884, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2009 
    Family ID F513881958  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Rose (Morris) Isaacs Obituary - San Francisco Chronicle - 11 Jan 1915
    Rose (Morris) Isaacs Obituary - San Francisco Chronicle - 11 Jan 1915
    "In this city, Jan 9, Rose M[orris], dearly beloved wife of Michael H. Isaacs, loving mother of John G. Isaacs, beloved daughter of Kevy and the late Yetta Morris, and beloved sister of Mrs. Max King, Mrs. Robert Sallinger, and Flora Milton and Israel Morris. A native of San Francisco."
    1910 United States Census - Kiva [Kieve] Morris and Family
    1910 United States Census - Kiva [Kieve] Morris and Family
    The 1910 U.S. census shows Kiva Morris (age 71, married for 40 years, born in Germany, arrived in U.S. in 1861) living with his wife Yetta (age 60, married 40 years, 7 children - 6 living, arrived in U.S. in 1868).

    Also in the household are daughter Flora (age 27, single, born in California), son Milton E. (age 23, single), grandson Milton J. (age 12, born in California, father born California, mother born New York), daughter Rosa G. [Morris] Isaacs (age 25, married 1 year), and son-in-law Michael H. Isaacs (age 34, arrival in U.S. 1893, a travelling wholesale shoe salesman). The family lived at 3648 Jackson Street, San Francisco.

    Year: 1910; Census Place: San Francisco Assembly District 41, San Francisco, California; Roll: T624_101; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 283; Image: 1070.

    Thanks to Ted Gostin for locating this census sheet.
    1920 United States Census - Robert Salinger, Keva Morris, Michael Isaacs
    1920 United States Census - Robert Salinger, Keva Morris, Michael Isaacs
    The 1920 census report shows:

    (1) Robert Salinger [misspelled Salhinger], age 36 [born c.1884], born in Illinois, a bookkeeper in a bank;

    (2) Nellie [Morris] Salinger, his wife, age 35 [b.1885, but she is on the 1880 census as 2 years old], born in California;

    (3) Keva Morris, his father-in-law, age 82 [b.1838 in Germany], a widower, immigration to U.S. 1860, naturalisation 1863;

    (4) Florence Morris, his sister-in-law, age 38 [born c.1882], born in California, single and no occupation shown;

    (5) Mike Isaacs, his brother-in-law, age 36 [born c.1884], born in England, immigration to U.S. in 1892, naturalised in 1904, a salesman of ladies apparel;

    (5) Jack Isaacs, his nephew-in-law, age 8, born in California.

    They are living at 1642 Lyon Street, San Francisco, California 94115.
    World War I Draft Registration Card - Michael Henry Isaacs
    World War I Draft Registration Card - Michael Henry Isaacs
    Draft card shows date of birth as 2 Dec 1876, occupation "traveling salesman" for Caln Nickelsburg, 300 Mission Street, San Francisco, California. Next of kin John G. Isaacs, living at 1640 Lyon Street, San Francisco.

    Medium height, medium build, hazel eyes, light brown hair.
    Michael Henry Isaacs - 8 Apr 1919 United States Passport Application
    Michael Henry Isaacs - 8 Apr 1919 United States Passport Application
    1930 U.S. Census - Michael H. Isaacs
    1930 U.S. Census - Michael H. Isaacs
    The 1930 U.S. census shows Michael H. Isaacs, age 48 [b.1882], born in England, a salesman of ladies ready-to-wear clothing He is living with his wife Laura, age 46 [b.1884], born Massachusetts, a saleslady - ready-to-wear.

    They are living at 1207 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, California - rented for $75/month.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4923] WW1 Draft Registration Cards, Registration 1498, Order A4908 (Reliability: 3), 10 Sep 1918.

    2. [S4898] California Death Index (Reliability: 2), 04 Jan 1944.

    3. [S4958] U.S. Passport Applications - 1795 to 1905, M1490 (Reliability: 3), 08 Apr 1919.

    4. [S49] 1920 United States Federal Census (Reliability: 2), 19 Jan 1920.

    5. [S4898] California Death Index (Reliability: 3), 04 Jan 1944.
      Death record shows date of birth as 2 Dec 1875, father's surname Isaacs, date of death 4 Jan 1944