Benjamin Scholder1,2

M, (16 February 1883 - 17 November 1970)
     Benjamin Scholder was born on 16 February 1883 at Sassow, Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, Austro-Hungarian Empire.1,2,3 He was the son of Joseph Scholder and Fanny R. Hoch.2 Benjamin Scholder married, at age 20, Golde Hinde Menkes, daughter of Moshe Leib Menkes and Sara Sosie Werber, on Wednesday, 11 November 1903 at Manhattan, New York County, New York.2 Benjamin Scholder married Jenny [—?—] circa 1921. Benjamin Scholder died on 17 November 1970 at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, at age 87 years, 9 months and 1 day.1,3 He was buried in Path D2 Left, Gate 11, in the Mount Zion Cemetery, located in Maspeth, Queens County, New York. Tombstone inscription is "beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather." Buried in Congregation First Independent Sassower Sick & Benevolent Society.3
     Benjamin Scholder was also known as Baruch Eliezer ben Yosef in Hebrew. He became a widower at the age of 35 with the death of Golde on 1 April 1918.

Children of Benjamin Scholder and Golde Hinde Menkes

Last Edited=6 Oct 2018


  1. [S1738] Social Security Death Index, RootsWeb online, at <> (Baltimore, Maryland: U.S. Social Security Administration, 25 July 2008 update). The SSDI component of RootsWeb online is drawn from the Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration. BENJAMIN SCHOLDER, birth listed as 16 Feb 1888, died listed as Nov 1970, issued in the State of New York. Last residence Brooklyn, Kings, NY, last benefit (none specified). Accessed 4 Aug 2008.
  2. [S1575] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [LDS], "International Genealogical Index," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 9 July 2008), North America Region, entry for Benjamin Scholder, married 11 November 1903 to Gussie Menkus, Manhattan, New York, New York; citing FHL batch number M001317 (no microfilm information available).
  3. [S2481] Find A Grave, Inc., Find A, transcription, (<>: accessed 6 October 2018), transcript, "tombstone for Benjamin Scholder (1983-1970), Find A Grave Memorial No. 8174242, records of the Mount Zion Cemetery, Maspeth, Queens County, New York." Transcript by Ada Green (contributor 46503804), record added 11 December 2003.