Isaac Barnett Mailer

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Yitzhak Isaac Benjamin / Barnett "Barney" Mailer

Also Known As: ""Barney". Isaac Barney Mailer"
Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: October 14, 1972 (80)
Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Mailer and Celia Mailer
Husband of Feige/Fanny Mailer
Father of Norman Mailer and <private> Wasserman (Mailer)
Brother of Louis Maurice Mailer; Biddy Froom; Victor Mailer; Anne Kessler; Fann Molly Chipkin and 5 others

Occupation: Accountant, Bookkeeper
Managed by: Pam Karp
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About Isaac Barnett Mailer

Veteran of World War 1

Studied Accounting in Transvaal University, Johannesburg and then joined the South African Army.

Barney was stationed in London from 1917 - 1919, he was mustered out in 1919 and decided to travel to the US rather than return home. He arrived from Liverpool on the White Star liner SS Baltic in November 1900 and moved in with sister Anne and David (Dave) Kessler (childless) who were then living in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn.

Barney was a compulsive gambler whose debts had caused his family considerable anguish. . He was the 2nd of 11 surviving children of Benjamin and Celia Mailer of Lithuania - they had lived in Johannesburg, South Africa since emigrating from Lithuania in 1900, when Barney was nine years old. Barney met Fan Schneider.

In the 1920 Census he is indexed as Isaac Masler and/or Marler.

In the 1930 census he is listed as Isaac Barnett Mailer.

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Isaac Barnett Mailer's Timeline

January 18, 1892
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
January 31, 1923
Age 31
Long Branch, Monmouth , New Jersey, United States
October 14, 1972
Age 80
Kings County, New York, United States