The Israelske Family Page

Bronislaw/Bronnie/Brownie
Ezryleski/Israelski/Israelsky/Izralski

1.Bronislaw/Bronnie/Brownie1 EZRYLESKI/ISRAELSKI/ISRAELSKY/IZRALSKI was born between May 1885-January 1888 in Poland. He married Mary FORTINSKY between May 1909-April 1910, probably in New Jersey. Mary was born between February 1893-April 1893 in Poland.

According to the 1910 census, Brownie immigrated to the United States in 1905. Mary immigrated in 1907. Brownie was an alien resident in 1910 and 1920. By 1930, he had filed his first papers for naturalization. He was employed as a laborer in an iron foundry in 1910, laborer in a forge company in 1920, and oiler in a forge company in 1930.

Children of Bronislaw/Bronnie/Brownie EZRYLESKI/ISRAELSKI/ISRAELSKY/IZRALSKI and Mary FORTINSKY were as follows:

    1. Jennie2 ISRAELSKY, born in April 1910 in New Jersey, married a POCELLA (?) between April 1927 and March 1928.
    2. Viola ISRAELSKY, born between February 1911-January 1912 in New Jersey.
    3. John ISRAELSKY, born between February 1913-January 1914 in New Jersey.
    4. Joseph ISRAELSKY, born between February 1918-January 1919 in New Jersey.
    5. Virginia ISRAELSKY, born between May 1921-April 1922 in New Jersey.

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Bronislaw ISRAELSKI appeared on the passenger manifest of the S.S. Kroonland, which sailed from Antwerp, Belgium, on 8 July 1905, and arrived at New York on 18 July 1905:

Bronislaw Israelski, 17, male, single, laborer, could read/write,
 (nationality) Russia, (race) Polish, (last residence) Rouianski
 Witkowo, (final destination) Camden NJ, had ticket to final
 destination, (passage paid by) self, had $7.50, had not been
 in United States before, (going to join) Uncle Ludwik Koslowski,
 Camden NY [sic] (unreadable street) HO 1059, had conjuntivitis.

EllisIsland.org, S.S. Kroonland, arrival date 18 July 1905, stamped page 78, list 15, line 15, (must register to view images - search on "Bronislaw Israelski")

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Brownie and Mary were enumerated on the 1910 census at 712 Perry Street, Ward 7, Camden City, Camden County, New Jersey, in her father's household:

Fortinsky Philip, head, m, w, 46, married (1) 24 years,
   b/pb. Russ-Polish, immigrated 1902, alien, spoke Polish,
   laborer - lumber camp, worker, not out of work, could
   read/write, (no indication of rented/owned), house
[Fortinsky] Mary, wife, f, w, 43, married (1) 24 years, mother of 8,
   3 living, b/pb. Russ-Polish, immigrated 1907, spoke Polish,
   none (occupation), could read/write
[Fortinsky] Sophie, daughter, f, w, 14, single, b/pb. Russ-Polish,
   immigrated 1907, spoke Polish, cigar maker - cigar factory,
   worker, not out of work, could read, could not write,
   did not attend school
Davis Frank, son-in-law, m, w, 25, married (1) 4 years,
   b/pb. Russ-Polish, immigrated 1904, alien, spoke Polish,
   glazer - mirror works (?), worker, not out of work, out of work
   12 weeks in 1909, could read/write
[Davis] Frances, daughter, f, w, 22, married (1) 4 years, mother of 2,
   2 living, b/pb. Russ-Polish, immigrated 1904, spoke Polish,
   none (occupation), could not read/write
[Davis] Tessie, granddaughter, f, w, 2, single, b. New Jersey,
   pb. Russ-Polish
[Davis] Jennie, granddaughter, f, w, 3/12, single, b. New Jersey,
   pb. Russ-Polish
Israelsky Brownie, son-in-law, m, w, 24, married (1) 0 years,
   b/pb. Russ-Polish, immigrated 1905, alien, spoke Polish,
   laborer - iron foundry, worker, not out of work, could read/write
[Israelsky] Mary, daughter, f, w, 17, married (1) 0 years, mother of 0,
   0 living, b/pb. Russ-Polish, immigrated 1907, spoke Polish,
   none (occupation), could read/write, did not attend school
Isholevsky Frank, boarder, m, w, 46, married (1) 20 years,
   b/pb. Russ-Polish, immigrated 1910, alien, spoke Polish,
   laborer - iron foundry, worker, not out of work, could not read/write
Slavokofsky Valentov, boarder, m, w, 28, single, b/pb. Russ-Polish,
   immigrated 1910, alien, spoke Polish, laborer - iron foundry, worker,
   not out of work, could read/write
Shultosky Anthony, boarder, m, w, 19, single, b/pb. Russ-Polish,
   immigrated 1910, alien, spoke Polish, laborer - iron foundry, worker,
   not out of work, could read/write, did not attend school
Malenofsky Leopold, boarder, m, w, 19, single, b/pb. Russ-Polish,
   immigrated 1907, alien, spoke Polish, laborer - iron foundry, worker,
   not out of work, could not read/write, did not attend school
[21 April 1910, ED 51, sheet 9B, lines 82-94, dwelling 176, family 183]

1910 census image of Philip FORTINSKY household

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The family was enumerated on the 1920 census at 711 Jane Street, Ward 7, Camden City, 7th District, Camden County, New Jersey:

Ezryleski Bronnie, head, rented, m, w, 32, married, immigrated 1904,
   alien, could read/write, b. Plotka [sic] - Polish, pb. Plotska
   [sic] - Polish, spoke English, laborer - forge co., worker, 
[Ezryleski] Mary, wife, f, w, 26, married, immigrated 1907, alien, could
   read/write, b. Plotka [sic] - Polish, pb. Plotska [sic] - Polish,
   spoke English, none (occupation)
[Ezryleski] Jennie, daughter, f, w, 9, single, attended school,
   b. New Jersey, pb. Plotska [sic] - Polish, none (occupation)
[Ezryleski] Viola, daughter, f, w, 8, single, attended school,
   b. New Jersey, pb. Plotska [sic] - Polish, none (occupation)
[Ezryleski] John, son, m, w, 6, single, did not attend school,
   b. New Jersey, pb. Plotska [sic] - Polish, none (occupation)
[Ezryleski] Joseph, son, m, w, 1-[?]/12, single, b. New Jersey,
   pb. Plotska [sic] - Polish, none (occupation)
[19 February 1920, ED 51, page 282, sheet 11A, lines 44-49, dwelling 234,
 family 239]

1920 census image of Bronnie EZRYLESKI household

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The family was enumerated on the 1930 census at 1329 Chase, Block No. 1210, Ward 13, Camden City, Camden County, New Jersey:

Izralski Bronislaw, head, owned, $5750, not a farm, m, w, 42, married,
   22 at marriage, could read/write, b/pb. Poland, Polish spoken before
   US, immigrated 1907, PA, spoke English, oiler - forge co., worker,
   worked yesterday, not a veteran
[Izralski] Mary, wife, f, w, 36, married, 16 at marriage, could
   read/write, b/pb. Poland, Polish spoken before US, immigrated 1908,
   alien, spoke English, none (occupation)
[Izralski] John, son, m, w, 15, single, attended school, could
   read/write, b. New Jersey, pb. Poland, spoke English, none
   (occupation)
[Izralski] Joseph, son, m, w, 11, single, attended school, could
   read/write, b. New Jersey, pb. Poland, spoke English, none
   (occupation)
[Izralski] Virginia, daughter, f, w, 8, single, attended school, could
   read/write, b. New Jersey, pb. Poland, spoke English, none
   (occupation)
Pocella (?) Jennie, daughter, f, w, 20, married, 17 at marriage, could
   read/write, b. New Jersey, pb. Poland, spoke English, none
   (occupation)
[15 April 1930, ED 71, page 144, sheet 39A, lines 34-39, dwelling 590,
 family 573]

1930 census image of Bronislaw IZRALSKI household

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