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Samuel Mordecai Reuben & Gertrude Tilsen

Photo of Sam and Gert at their wedding, detail of family photo

Samuel Mordecai (Shelomo Mordekhai) Reuben was born in or near Zakharyevka (today's Franzivka, near Tiraspol) on 15 August 1892 to Yehuda Lev Reuben "Louis" & Mirel Chaplik.

Gertrude (Gitel) Tilsen was born on or about 26 December 1898 in or near Winograd to Hirshel & Haya Tilsen.

Sam & Gertrude married on 4 February 1923 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (see their wedding photo). Sam died on 18 November 1963 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Gert died on 18 February 1976 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Photo of Sam, Louis and Karl Reuben, 1914, North DakotaPictured at right (left to right): Samuel, Louis & Karl Reuben, in North Dakota, 1914. Click on image for enlargement.

These are the children of Samuel M. Reuben & Gertrude Tilsen.


Explore a Reuben Family Tree (PDF: 74K/12 pages)
Explore a Tilsen Family Tree (PDF: 93K/12 pages)
Samuel Reuben's Headstone
Gertrude Tilsen's Headstone


For more information contact Jon-Jay Tilsen at jjtilsen@beki.org