Shirley METZ Eleanor METZ Frances P. ROSENLICHT Mini tree diagram
Sam Metz

Sam Metz

Samuel Theodore METZ

12th Feb 18851,2 - 25th Aug 19674

Life History

12th Feb 1885

Born in Bozanof, Austria.1,2

According to his naturalization papers, Samuel was born Decmber 9, 1986.

15th Aug 1897

Immigrated to Ellis Island, NY, NY, NY, USA.3

According to his naturalization papers, Sam arrived in New York on a ship sailing from Rotterdam.

4th Jun 1913

Naturalized in NY Supreme Court, Kings County, Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA.3

15th Jun 1913

Married Frances P. ROSENLICHT in Temple Emanuel, 49th St & 14th Ave, Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA.6,7

28th May 1914

Birth of daughter Shirley METZ in NY, USA

13th Aug 1920

Birth of daughter Eleanor METZ in NY, USA

25th Aug 1967

Died in Great Neck, Nassau, NY, USA.4

27th Aug 1967

Buried in Mount Lebanon Cemetery, 7800 Myrtle Ave, Glendale, Queens, NY, USA.5

Temple Israel of Jamaica, Block 50, Section 1, Plot 35

Other facts


Social Security number 107-07-7069


  • According to the 1920 Census, Samuel's address was 1180 50th St., Brooklyn, New York.  Both of his parents were from Austria and spoke Yiddish.  Samuel became wealthy through his ownership of a bra and girdle factory called "Treo" in Queens.8


  • 1. 1920 Federal Census, Census Type: U.S. Census, Place: United States
    • National Archives, 1920
    • Volume 156, ED 523, Sheet 14, Line 72.
  • 2. World War I Draft Registration Cards at, Url:
    • NY-1754311-1841
  • 3. Samuel Metz, Naturalization Papers, Jurisdiction: Supreme Court, Kings County, Record Number: Pettion No. 12361
  • 4. Social Security Death Index, Url:
  • 5. Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Record Type: Headstone, Name Of Person: Samuel and Frances Metz, Location: Glendale, Queens, NY
  • 6. Story written in June 1913 in an undisclosed newspaper covering Borough Park.
  • 7. Metz-Rosenlicht, Marriage Certificate, Record Type: Marriage Certificate, Bride's Name: Frances Rosenlicht, Groom's Name: Samuel Metz, Record Number: 5679
    • 15 Jun 1913
  • 8. 1920 Federal Census, Census Type: U.S. Census, Place: United States
    • National Archives, 1920

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