19 March 2013

Tombstone Tuesday: Irving Liebross

Knollwood Cemetery, Queens, New York (now administered by Mt. Carmel Cemetery), Section 5, Block AIC, Lot 17, Grave 2, photographed 2 September 2008
Here lies Yitzchak son of Eliezer haLevi
FEB. 12, 1898 - JAN. 21, 1980 

Dr. Irving Brandolf Liebross was the eighth child and fifth son of Louis and Bertha Liebross and was born on 12 February 1898 in Radautz, Austrian Empire (today Radauti, Romania) and came to the United States in 1898 on the Britannic from Liverpool with his mother and seven brothers and sisters. [1] His father had emigrated six months earlier. [2]

Irving was a dentist. He married Lillian Ables on 2 January 1944. [3] They lived in Brooklyn and had one son. 

Irving and Lillian moved to Atlanta, Georgia late in life to be near their son. Irving died in Atlanta. Lillian lived to be 101 and passed away in Atlanta on 3 May 2008.

1. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957," digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 13 May 2009), manifest, Britannic, Liverpool to New York, arriving 1 July 1898, Libros, citing National Archives Microfilm Serial: T715; Microfilm Roll: 25; Lines: 20-28; Page Number: 2.

2. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957," digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 5 September 2009), manifest, Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, Bremen to New York, arriving 23 December 1897, Leiser Lebros, citing National Archives Microfilm Roll: 11; Line: 4; Page Number: 107.

3. L. Liebross, personal communication, 2008. 

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