Person:Jacob Gelson (2)

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Jacob M. 'Jake' Gelson
b.abt. 1890 Russia
m. bef. 1882
  1. Louis Jonah Gelson1882 - 1920
  2. Abraham Gelsonabt 1885 -
  3. Max Gelsonabt 1888 -
  4. Jacob M. 'Jake' Gelsonabt 1890 - 1944
  5. Sarah Gelsonabt 1890 - 1944
  6. Besse Gelsonabt 1895 -
  • HJacob M. 'Jake' Gelsonabt 1890 - 1944
  • WLena Sachs1895 - 1972
  1. Bernard M. 'Bernie' Gelson, Supermarket Co-Founder1920 - 2005
  2. Eugene Gelson, Supermarket Co-Founder1921 - 1982
Facts and Events
Name Jacob M. 'Jake' Gelson
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1890 Russia[1920 Census]
Death[3] 19 August 1944 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
References
  1.   United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625).

    1920 United States Federal Census
    Name: Jacob Gelsen
    [Jacob Gelser]
    Age: 30
    Birth Year: abt 1890
    Birthplace: Russia
    Home in 1920: Sioux City Precinct 8, Woodbury, Iowa
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Immigration Year: 1906
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name: Lena Gelsen
    Father's Birthplace: Russia
    Mother's Birthplace: Russia
    Household Members: Name Age
    Jacob Gelsen 30
    Lena Gelsen 27
    Dorothy Gelsen 3

  2.   United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T627).

    1940 United States Federal Census
    Name: Jacob M Gelson
    Age: 47
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1893
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Birthplace: Russia
    Marital Status: Married
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Home in 1940: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
    Street: Irma
    House Number: 10236
    Farm: No
    Inferred Residence in 1935: Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa
    Residence in 1935: Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa
    Resident on farm in 1935: No
    Citizenship: Naturalized
    Sheet Number: 21A
    Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 510
    Occupation: Grocer
    House Owned or Rented: Rented
    Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 32.50
    Attended School or College: No
    Highest Grade Completed: College, 4th year
    Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 70
    Class of Worker: Working on own account
    Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
    Income Other Sources: No
    Household Members: Name Age
    Jacob M Gelson 47
    Lena Gelson 46
    Dorothy Gelson 23
    Bernard Gelson 20
    Eugene Gelson 18

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