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Max HESSLEIN  1874 - 1943

aka M. Hesslein
nationality
occupation Stock & bond broker, banker
birth 28 Apr (or 3 or 9 July) 1874, Bamberg, GERMANY
baptism
death 12 June 1943, Warwick, New York
burial
marriage married on 2 Apr 1903, Manhattan, New York:
Alice ROSENBLATT

b. 7 June 1877, Frankfurt am Main, GERMANY
d. 24 June 1948, Livingston, Montana, USA


children
  • Helen Rose

    b. 13/23 Jan 1904, New York City
    d. 20 June 1982, Livingston, Park, Montana, USA

  • Alice

    b. 24 Jan 1907, Manhattan, New York City, USA
    d. 22 Oct 1984, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, USA


PARENTS

They got married in 1871
father Nathan HESSLEIN

b. 20 Aug 1845, Bamberg, GERMANY
d. ............

mother Rosa EINHORN

b. 7 Aug 1850, ........
d. 18 June 1930, Fürth, Bavaria, GERMANY

children
  • Alfred

    b. 29 June 1872, Bamberg, GERMANY
    d. ...., Bayreuth, Bavaria, GERMANY

  • Max

    b. 28 Apr (or 3 or 9 July) 1874, Bamberg, GERMANY
    d. 12 June 1943, Warwick, New York


LIFE



Emigrated to the U. S. sailing from Bremen, Germany, in November 1894 (he was naturalized on 22 July 1920)
Arrived at the port of New York on 26 November 1895.
Date of Naturalization: 16 April 1920


FINANCIAL NOTES:
Max Hesslein of S. H. Rosenblatt & Co. returned from a two months' trip to Europe on the SS “KRONPRINZESSIN CECILIE”
(New York Times, 9 Apr 1908)


1897:

Max Hesslein (no age)
SS "NORMANNIA"
dep.: 8 Nov 1897, Southampton, ENGLAND
arr.: 15 Nov 1897, NY, USA


1903:

Max Hesslein (29y)
SS "ETRURIA" Saloon Class
dep.: .... 1903, NY, USA
arr.: 8 Apr 1903, Queenstown, IRELAND


1905:

Mr. Max Hesslein (32y) for business
+ Mrs. Max Hesslein (28y)
+ Miss Helen Hesslein (1y)
SS "KAISER WILHELM II"
dep.: 29 Nov 1905, Cherbourg, FRANCE
arr.: 6 Dec 1905, NY, USA


1906:

Max Hesslein (no age)
SS "AMERIKA"
dep.: 20 Jul 1906, Dover, USA or ENGLAND?
arr.: 10 Aug 1906, NY, USA


1907:

Max Hesslein (no age)
SS "KAISER WILHELM DER GROSSE"
dep.: 17 Jul 1907, Cherbourg, FRANCE
arr.: 24 Jul 1907, NY, USA



Max Hesslein
SS “PRINZ FRIEDRICH WILHELM”
dep.: ….. July 1908, Cherbourg, FRANCE
arr.: 21 July 1908, New York, USA
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Max Hesslein (34y) German
SS “KRONPRINZESSIN CECILIE”
dep.: 11 Nov 1908, Southampton, ENGLAND
arr.: 17 Nov 1908, New York, USA
City of birth: Bamberg, GERMANY
Mother: Mrs. Hesslein, Bamberg, Germany



Max Hesslein (no age) United States Citizen
Mrs. Hesslein (no age) USC
+ Helene Hesslein (5y)
+ Alice Hesslein (3y)
+ Martha Filitz (26y; governess)
SS “KAISER WILHELM II”
dep.: 10 Nov 1909, Cherbourg, FRANCE
arr.: 16 Nov 1909, New York, USA
residence: Cedarhurst, Long Island
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany


1910: USA Federal Census
Max Hesslein (36y) Head. Birthplace: Germany. Occupation: Private Bank
- Alice Hesslein (33y) Wife. Birthplace: Germany
- Helen Hesslein(6y) Daughter. Birthplace: New York
- Alice Heeslein (3y) Daughter. Birthplace: New York
- Mary Schugseler (47y) Servant. Birthplace: Germany
- Leslie Rubhman (25y) Servant. Birthplace: Germany
Adress: Cedarhurst Ave., Hempstead, Nassau, NY, USA




Max Hesslein (37y) banker
SS “PRINZESS IRENE”
Dep.: 31 Aug 1911, Genua, ITALY
Arr.: 13 Sep 1911, New York, USA
42 Broadway, NY Cedarhurst, Long Island
Birthplace: Bamberg, GERMANY
Mother: Mrs. R. Hesslein, Bayreuth, GERMANY


US City Directories:
Hesslein Max, Banker, 42 Broadway R500 h Cedarhurst L.I.


1912:

Max Hesslein (38y) Broker
SS “MAURETANIA”
dep.: .... 1912, New York, NY, USA
arr.: 23 Dec 1912, Liverpool, ENGLAND


1912 City Directory:
Hesslein Max. Banker, 42 Bway R500 h Cedarhurst, L.I. [= Long Island]


1913:

Max Hesslein (38y) banker; nationality: German
SS “KAISER WILHELM II”
dep.: 8 Jan 1913, Southampton, UK
arr.: 16 Jan 1913, New York
60 Broadway, New York
Cedarhurst, Long Island
Mother: Mrs. R. Hesslein, Bayreuth, GERMANY


1914:

Max Hesslein (40y) broker; nationality: German
+ Alice Hesslein (37y) nationality: US Citizen
SS “FRANCE”
dep.: no date, Le Havre, FRANCE
arr.: 30 Jan 1914, New York, USA
60 Broadway, New York
birthplace: Berlin, Germany


1915 City Directory:
Hesslein Max (Sig[mund] H. Rosenblatt & Co). Cedarhurst, L.I. [= Long Island]


1915 US Census: Hempsteda, Nassau.
Max Hesslein (40y) Head. Broker.
- Alice Hesslein (37y) Wife.
- Helen Hesslein (11y) Daughter.
- Alice Hesslein (8y) Daughter.
- Marie Schuessler (50y) Servant.
- Martha Filitz (31y) Servant.
- Emma Fenter (23) Servant.



1916 & 1917 US City Directories:
Hesslein Max, Broker, 60 Broadway R1206 h Cedarhurst LI


1917:
4 April 1917:
DECLARATION OF INTENTION
Max Hesslein (42y)
Occupation: broker
Residence: Cedarhurst, Queens County
Emigrated to USA from Hamburg, Germany on SS "LAHN"


1918:
23 Sep 1918: US WWI Draft Cards:
Max Hesslein (44y)
Occupation: Stock Broker, 60 Broadway New York, NY
Residence: Cedarhurst, Queens County
Relative: Alice Rosenblatt Hesslein


1920:
16 April 1920: PETITION FOR NATURALIZATION
PASSPORT APPLICATION # 73768 of 23 July 1920
I desire a passport for use in visiting the countries hereinafter named for the following purpose: France, England, Holland. Object of visit: renewing and making connections; to confer with business associates; to discuss very important deal
The passport application is accompanied by a letter from Max Hesslein and Co, 60 Broadway, New York to Passport Agent, Department of State, Custom House, N.Y.C. (dated 23 July 1920):
Dear Sir,
As head of the firm of Max Hesslein & Company, stock and bond brokers of this city, I beg to state that I intend to visit France, England and Holland for the purpose of renewing and extending my business intercourse with the different banks and brokers of these countries. It is very important that I should do so at the earliest possible moment. Yours very truly, Max Hesslein




Max Hesslein
SS “IMPERATOR“
dep.: 12 Aug 1920, New York, USA
arr.: ..............., BELGIUM (?)
residence: Cedarhurst, Long Island


1920:

Max Hesslein (46y 7m)
SS “IMPERATOR“
dep.: 25 Sep 1920, Southampton, UK /(Antwerp, BELGIUM)
arr.: 2 Oct 1920, New York, USA
Cedarhurst, Long Island
Naturalization: NY 21 Oct 1889
Address in US: Insonia Hotel Broadway NY


1920: USA Federal Census
Max Hessline (44y) Head. Birthplace: New York. Occupation: Broker. Industry: Banker
- Alice Hessline (38y) Wife. Birthplace: New York
- Helen Hessline (6y) Daughter. Birthplace: New York
- Alice Heesline (3y) Daughter. Birthplace: New York
- Margaret Schey (59y) Maid. Birthplace: GERMANY
- Agnes Boyle (26y) Waitress. Birthplace: IRELAND



1920 City Directories:
Hesslein Max, Broker, 60 Bway R805 h Cedarhurst L.I.


1921:

Max Hesslein (47y)
SS “ADRIATIC“
dep.: 23 Mar 1921, Southampton, UK
arr.: 1 Apr 1921, New York, USA
residence: Cedarhurst, Long Island



Max Hesslein (47y)
+ Alice (44y)
+ Helen (17y)
+ Alice (14y)
SS “FRANCE”
dep.: 9 June 1921, New York, USA
arr.: ....... FRANCE(?)
residence: Cedarhurst, Long Island, NY
For the purpose of visiting France, British Isles and Holland



Max Hesslein (47y)
+ Alice (44y)
+ Helen (17y)
+ Alice (14y)
SS “FRANCE”
dep.: 10 Sep 1921, Le Havre, FRANCE
arr.: 17 Sep 1921, New York, USA
60 Broadway, New York


1922 City Directory:
Hesslein Max. sec[retary] Opera Disc Co. Inc. h[ome] Woodmere, L.I. [= Long Island]


1923 City Directory:
Hesslein Max (Alice). broker Broadway and Hicks la[ne]


1926:

Max Hesslein (51y)
SS "MAJESTIC"
dep.: 3 Mar 1926, Cherbourg, FRANCE
arr.: 10 Mar 1926, NY, USA
residence: 30 Broad St., Cedarhurst, L.I., NY


1928:

Max Hesslein (54y)
SS “BERENGARIA”
dep.: 10 Nov 1928, Cherbourg, FRANCE
arr.: 17 Nov 1928, Max Hesslein & Co., 30 Broad St., New York City, NY, USA



Max Hesslein (54y)
+ Alice (51y)
+ Helen (25y)
+ Alice (22y)
SS “PARIS”
dep.: 6 Mar 1929, Le Havre, FRANCE
arr.: 12 Mar 1929, New York, USA
residence: 30 Broad Cedarhurst, New York


1930:

Max Hesslein (56y) broker
SS “BREMEN”
dep.: 14 May 1930, Southampton, ENGLAND (Savoy Park HTL.W)
arr.: 19 May 1930, New York, NY, USA
Naturalization: 625915 Washington DC. 13 Aug 1928
residence: 30 Broad St., Cedarhurst, New York


1932:

SS "FRANCE"
Max Hesslein (57y)
dep.: 11 Mar 1932, NY, USA
arr.: 20 Mar 1932, NY, USA
residence: Cedarhurst, L.I., NY, USA


1933:

SS "..." 1st Class
Max Hesslein (59y)
dep.: .... 1933, Cannes, FRANCE
arr.: 9 Feb 1933, I9 Rector St., NY, USA


1935:

SS "REX" 1st Class
Max Hesslein (61y)
dep.: ... Villefranche, FRANCE
arr.: 23 May 1935, I9 Rector St., NY, USA


1940 US Federal Census:
Max Hessline (66y) Head. Birthplace: Germany. Occupation: Security Banker. Industry: Own Office
- Alice Hessline (63y) Wife. Birthplace: Germany
- Helen Bailey (36y) Daughter. Birthplace: New York. Occupation: Nurse. Industry: City Public Health
- Ann Mahon (20y) Maid. Birthplace: Irish Free State



NOTES


COMPANIES & LABELS



PHOTOS

Max Hesslein as a young boy
Max Hesslein and his wife Alice (Jan 1903)
Max Hesslein
Alice Rosenblatt-Hesslein, wife of Max Hesslein
Helen Hesslein, daughter of Max and Alice
The Hesslein home in Cedarhurst, Long Island


Max HessleinAlice Hesslein



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