Nelson George Nussbaum
b. 10 November 1904, d. 1960
- Father: George Frederick Nussbaum b. 10 October 1876, d. 9 March 1952
- Mother: Helen May Simkins b. 20 May 1877, d. 24 May 1944
- Nelson George Nussbaum was born on 10 November 1904 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
- George Frederick Nussbaum and Helen May Simkins appeared in the New York state census of 1 June 1905 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 1371 Ontario Avenue. Other members of the household included Nelson George Nussbaum. Also in the household was clerk Roy Ames (age 29).
- George Frederick Nussbaum and Helen May Simkins appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Niagara Falls, New York, at 1371 Ontario Avenue. Other members of the household included Nelson George Nussbaum, Frances Louise Nussbaum. Also in the household was a female domestic servant.
- George Frederick Nussbaum and Helen May Simkins appeared in the Minnesota state census of 1 April 1915 in Niagara Falls, New York, at 1371 Ontario Avenue. Other members of the household included Nelson George Nussbaum, Frances Louise Nussbaum and George Frederick Nussbaum Jr.
- George Frederick Nussbaum and Helen May Simkins appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Niagara Falls, New York, at 1371 Ontario Avenue. Other members of the household included Nelson George Nussbaum, Frances Louise Nussbaum and George Frederick Nussbaum Jr. Also in the household one boarder.
- He married Olive Elz on 22 April 1926 in Angola, Steuben County, Indiana.
- The following appeared on 27 April 1926 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: The marriage of Miss Olive Elz and Nelson G. Nussbaum, both of this city, was solemnized at Angola, Ind., on Thursday, April 22nd, 1926.
- He and Olive Elz were divorced on 30 April 1932 at Reno, Washoe County, Nevada.
- He married Mildred Marian Mason, daughter of Robert Mason and Elizabeth Davidson, on 8 August 1932 in Lewiston, Niagara County, New York, by license issued the same day, with Charles W. Fieldus, Justice of the Peace, officiating. Witnesses were Britton A. Fieldus and Daniel L. Reichkoff.
- The following appeared on 30 December 1938 in the Niagara Falls Gazette:
Two grandsons and four nephews served as pallbearers yesterday afternoon at the funeral of Emanuel Nussbaum, widely know aged resident, who died Tuesday. The services were conducted at the family home, 1641 Tenth street, by the Rev. Arthur H. Schmoyer, pastor of the Zion Evangelical Luthern church, and interment was made in Oakwood cemetery.
The pallbearers were Nelson Nussbaum and Dr. George Nussbaum, grandsons, and Walter Haeberle, George Haeberle, Jr., Carl Haeberle and Frank Swan, nephews.
- Nelson George Nussbaum and Mildred Marian Mason appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 327 Glenwood Avenue.
- The following appeared on 10 March 1952 in the Niagara Falls Gazette:
A former two-term member of the Niagara Falls City Council and well-known for many years in business circles, George F. Nussbaum, 75, of 1371 Ontario avenue, died at 4 p.m. yesterday at Buffalo Veterans hospital.
A native of this city, Mr. Nussbaum served as a councilman from 1928 to 1936 and during that period was one of the leaders in creating Hyde Park and the Municipal airport. For many years he was active in the Republican party.
For a period of 47 years, prior to retirement, in 1948, Mr. Nussbaum was district representative of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass company. He was a veteran of the Spanish-American war and was a member of Niagara River Lodge 785, F and AM; Niagara Chapter 200, RAM; Niagara Commandery 64, Knights Templar; Ismalia temple, Buffalo; Exempt Firemen's association, Lewiston Anglers club and Niagara and Niagara Falls Country clubs.
He is survived by two sons, Nelson G. Nussbaum, this city, and Dr. George F. Nussbaum, Jr., North Tonawanda; a daughter, Mrs. John H. Chapin, this city; a sister, Mrs. Emma Sonnenberg, Mt. Clemens, Mich., and eight grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Gridley Funeral home, 750 Main street, until noon Wednesday. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Arthur H. Schmoyer, at the convenience of the family.
Interment will be in Oakwood cemetery.
- The following appeared on 19 November 1955 in the Niagara Falls Gazette:
St. Paul's Methodist Church will dedicate its new north transept Nativity window at the worship service at 11 a.m. tomorrow.
The art window is in honor of all ministers who have served St. Paul's since its organization in 1835. It has been given by the Temple family in memory of the late Dr. and Mrs. Sterling Temple. . . .
The names of 48 ministers of St. Paul's appear on the stained-glass window. They are, with the years of their service: . . . J. N. Simkins, 1856-57, 1858-59, and 1889-94. . . .
Special invitations have been extended to descendants of these ministers who reside in this city and area, many of whom have been active in the life of the church. . . .
Descendants of the Rev. Mr. Simkins include his son, Edward Simkins; a granddaughter, Mrs. John H. Chapin; two grandsons, Nelson G. Nussbaum and Dr. George F. Nussbaum, Tonawanda; and great grandchildren, Barbara and Peter Chapin, Gayle and Jean Nussbaum, in this city, and Gretchen, Virginia, Frederick and Paul Nussbaum, Tonawanda. The Rev. Mr. Simkins' daughter, Mrs. Peter H. Kain, resides in Pennsylvania.
- Nelson George Nussbaum died in 1960.
- Mildred Marian Mason became a widow at his death.
- The following appeared on 20 January 1974 in The Observer Dispatch: (Rome) Mrs. Mildred M. Nussbaum, 69, of Holland Patent RFD 1 died this morning in Oneida City Hospital after a brief illness.
She was born Nov 20, 1904 in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Mason. She was married to Nelson G. Nussbaum in 1933 in Niagara Falls. He died in 1960.
Mrs. Nussbaum, who resided in Holland Patent the past three years, was a retired teacher at Stittville Elementary School. She also resided in Niagara Falls and Margate, Fla.
She was educated in Dunkirk and at State University College at Fredonia.
Mrs. Nussbaum was of the Methodist Faith and was a past member of the Order of Eastern Star and the Holland Patent Teachers Association.
Survivors include two daughter, Mrs. E. (Jean) Kettenhofen of Verona and Mrs. H. (Gayle) Shearer of Kinchloe AFB, Mich; a brother, Robert Mason of Toledo, Ohio, and seven grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday from the Griffin and Aldridge Funeral Home with the Rev. Stanley Vollmar of Verona Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Verona Cemetery. Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the funeral home.
- Last Edited: 20 Aug 2013