Thursday, January 8, 2015

Miriam Paskow (born Jacobowitz)

Death of Miriam Paskow.

Reconstructed from newspaper accounts and her death certificate.

Miriam was 28 years 11 monthss and 22 days old, a week short of turning 30 from her birthday on August 6, 1906, in Jersey City, N.J. She was the middle child of Max Jacobowitz and Theresa/Teresa Rosenblum/Rosenbloom, born after her brother Milton Jacobowitz and before her sister Connie Halpern.

She had been married a short time to Harry Paskow. In the 1930 Census she was listed as "Age: 23; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter," in Max and Theresa's home at 339 Harrison Avenue, Jersey City.

Harry and Miriam took what was probably a honeymoon trip to Bermuda in early 1933: 
NAME: Miriam Paskow 
ARRIVAL DATE: 24 Feb 1933 
AGE: 26 
GENDER: Female 
PORT OF DEPARTURE: Hamilton, Bermuda 
PORT OF ARRIVAL: New York, New York 
SHIP NAME: Monarch of Bermuda

Death Certificate

Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 28 years 11 months 22 days. At 8:40 pm, she died of internal hemorrhage due to an Automobile accident on Route 22 at Cresson Rd.
Here are the results of your search:
Web: Altoona, Pennsylvania, Altoona Mirror Obituary Index, 1929-2010
Last Name First Name Middle Name Maiden Name Descriptor Date1 Date2 Page
Paskow Miriam L.J. Jacobowitz 07/29/1935 16
Altoona Mirror from "Mrs. Mariam Paskow. ... His investigation disclosed that Mrs. Paskow was operating the automobile west and had passed ... Milton Jacobowitz, and a sister. ... The victim of the tragedy was married and was born August 6, 1906. ... Baltimore, 15 miles south of here. , The dead are: Harry McCue, 3(, and Harold;-Beingesser.
Harrisburg Telegraph from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania · July 29, 1935, Page 2
"Automobile skidded on a rain ... Highway between Cresson ....Ebensburg, hit a wall. Mrs Marian Paskow of Newark, N.J. An automobile skidded on 1. rain - soaked highway between Cresson and Ebensburg, hit a stone wall, and killed Mrs. Marian Paskow, of Newark, N. J. A car hit ..."

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