Wolf Steif (1865 - 1914)

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Nicknames: "Zev"
Birthplace: Stropkov, Zemplin, Prešovský kraj, Slovakia
Death: Died in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Cause of death: heart attack
Occupation: Merchant, wholesale woolens
Managed by: Ann Fuller
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About Wolf Steif

1869 Hungarian Census in JewishGen says he was born in 1862. He had a sister, Anna, who was born in 1866. She must have died in Hungary before they went to the U.S.

Birth records on JewishGen lists other siblings. His birthdate is listed as June 22, 1865.

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July 3, 1865
Stropkov, Zemplin, Prešovský kraj, Slovakia
September 10, 1894
Age 29
New York, NY, USA
March 1896
Age 30
Chicago, Illinois, United States
May 10, 1914
Age 48
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Translation of gravestone: ( gotten by Rooh Steif, 7-08)

"You abandoned us when you were young
(we cannot read this first word) you left your mother, wife, and children
many will atone because you were taken when you were young
Ztvi Adinu (??) was brought down and buried in your grave"
next is the Hebrew date of the burial. In the Hebrew month of Iyar.

United States
Chicago, IL, USA