|BORN:||1822 in Germany / Bavaria 9 10 17|
|DIED:||before 1906 10|
|OCCUPATION:||Listed as "Reader in Synogogue" in 1880 census, Rabbi 14 17|
|MARRIAGE:||His wife was born in Germany / Saxony. She probably died between 1865 and 1880. 9 10 17|
|NAME||BORN||DIED||SPOUSE||NUMBER OF CHILDREN||NOTES|
|Bertha WASSERMAN 17||1857|
|Bennett WASSERMAN||May 1861||Oct. 16, 1906||Rose Meyer||3|
|RESIDENCES:||Germany 9 10|
|Baltimore, Maryland in 1861, 1885 10|
|NOTES:||He dropped the last N on his last name when he came to the United States. He is related to the Wassermann of the Wassermann test. 1 2|
On the 1885 marriage record of Bennett Wasserman and Rose Meyer under signed, it says
Jas Levi Wasserman for Ben, father of the groom.
The newspaper announcement for the wedding states that "the Rabbi Wasserman, father of one of the grooms, came from Baltimore for the express purpose of performing the double ceremony". 14
The Directory of Ministers and the Maryland Churches They Served 1634-1990 Vol. II, L-Z,
by Edna Agatha Kanely (1991) found in the St. Louis Public Library, 1301 Olive St., St. Louis, MO,
Charles Wasserman - (Jud) Oheb Hashalom (Orth), Hill & Chas Sts, Balto, 1884-86 (Ref:550)
Jacob L. Wasserman - (Jud) Oheb Hashalom (Orth), Hill & Chas Sts, Balto, 1887-89 (Ref:550)
|Mr. & Mrs. Max Judd are listed in the newspaper article of the wedding of Bennett Wasserman and Rose Meyer. The newspaper article on the death of Bennett Wasserman mentions that Max Judd was his brother-in-law.|
|The 1850 Census index for Maryland lists J.L. Wasserman in Baltimore page 301.|
|SOURCES:||1 Joanne Thornton|
|2 Ben E. Wasserman|
|3a 1885 Marriage Record in Family Bible of Bennett Wasserman and Rose Meyer|
1900 Census, Missouri
The record of Bennett Wasserman indicates his parents were both born in Germany.
1906 documents on the death of Bennett Wasserman.
The newspaper article in the St. Louis Globe Democrat says Bennett grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, thus his parents must have lived there. It does not name his father, so he may have died before that.
The death certificate of Bennett Wasserman indicates his parents were both born in Germany. Names are not given.
|14 1885 Article on Wedding of Bennett Wasserman and Rose Meyer|
|x 1850 Census index, 7th Ward Baltimore, Baltimore County, MD, page 301 J. L. Wasserman|
|17 1880 Census, Baltimore, Baltimore County, MD, page 20|