Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Leiman Bros. - "The Brothers"

George W. Leiman
Birth: Mar 1866 in Manhattan, New York, New York
Death: 21 Oct 1956 in Rainbow Trail, Lake Arrowhead, Denville, New Jersey

Obituary - 1956

Augustave Leiman 
Birth: Dec 1869 in Manhattan, New York, New York
Death: 12 Dec 1939 in Bronx, Bronx, New York

Marriage Record

Death Certificate

Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NJ

Edward Charles Leiman 
Birth: 12 Mar 1873 in Manhattan, New York, New York
Death:  ?
World War I Draft Registration Card

John Leiman 
Birth: abt 1867 in Manhattan, New York, New York
Death: 1955

William H. Leiman
Birth: Mar 1862 in Manhattan, New York, New York
Death: 3 Mar 1931 in Orange, Essex, New Jersey

Obituary - 10 Mar 1931 - NY Times

Henry Leiman was the eldest sibling of the Leiman brothers.  He was not part of the Leiman Bros. Company, but left NYC to Tampa, Florida.  For significant amount of time he would become the head of the one of the largest cigar box manufacturing companies, Tampa Box Company.

Henry Leiman
Birth: 31 May 1857 in Manhattan, New York, New York
Death: 5 Dec 1931 in Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida

Florida from Indian Trail to Space Age Vol III, p.79

Tampa Box Company - 1909

Employees in front of Tampa’s first cigar box factory, appropriately named the Tampa Box Company. The building was located on the North-East corner of 7th Avenue and 17th Street, in Ybor City. It burnt down around the turn of the century.

'New' Tampa Box Company  
Built in 1907 and located at 21st Street / 1st Avenue.

The Tampa Tribune - Dec 19, 1909. p.27

The Tampa Tribune - Dec 16, 1917

Directory and guide of Florida railways for shippers - 1920, p.106

St. Petersburg Times - May 31, 2002

The "Father" Daniel Leimann
Birth: 18 Jan 1829 in Röddenau, Hessen, Germany
Death: 4 Jul 1872 in Manhattan, Kings, New York

Daniel Leimann - Röddenau, Hesse Cassel, Birth 18 Jan 1829 

Daniel Leimann - Passenger List 
Ship:    F. J. Wichelhausen
Arrival :  17 May 1850

Daniel Leimann - Naturalization

New York Times - 5 July 1872
Accident of the Day

Death Certificate

Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens County, New York 
Lot 14112, Map 3

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