Prior to 1901 - Basten, Max Factor's Hollywood, page 18: "His brother Nathan and Uncle Fischel had already left Russia." In 1901, Nathan Factor's destination on his ship passenger list was "Uncle, S. Kopper, 1534 Riddle [sic-Biddle] St., St. Louis, Mo." The St. Louis Biddle Street address was the destination of all Factor family members immigrating in 1901, 1904, 1905 and 1906. "Uncle S. Kopper" has been identified as SAMUEL CAPER listed in the St Louis US censuses of 1900 and 1910, living at 1534 Biddle Street. His wife was listed as JENNIE CAPER. If the listing of Samuel Caper as Nathan's uncle is correct, either Samuel or Jennie is his blood relative. If Samuel is the blood relative, he must be a brother of one of Abraham's wives which seems less likely. If Jennie is the blood relative, she could be a sister of Abraham Factor. Jennie was listed as born 1871 in the 1900 census making her about 21 years younger that Abraham. Samuel's birth date is confused as seen in the 1900 vs. 1910 censuses. In 1900 he is listed age 41 and in 1920 as age 50. The 1910 census, which might shed light, has not yet been found.
1901-12-11 Nathan Factor. His destination, "UNCLE, S. Kopper, 1534 Biddle St., St. Louis, Mo." See 1900 US Census, MO, St Louis, Ward 15, Ed. 225: CAPER, SAM Dec 1858, Tailor; JENNIE Aug 1871; Imm-1886; Chas, Son, 7; Tillie, Dau, 5. - Surname spelled same in 1900 & 1910 census - SAMUEL CAPER -. Therefore, JENNIE CAPER is an AUNT - not yet identified. Ship: SS Southwark from Antwerp 11/30/1901 to New York 11/30/1901. Line 27: Natan [sic-Nathan] Faktor [sic-Factor] / Age 20 - / Male / Single / Occupation-Clerk / Nationality-Russian / Last residence-Lodi [sic-Lodz] / Destination-St. Louis, Mo. / Ticket to destination- Yes / Paid by-Uncle / Where going-Uncle, S. Kopper, 1534 Riddle [sic-Biddle] St., St. Louis, Mo. / Nativity: Country-Russia, Provence- Petenkow / Mother tongue-Hebrew / Subject of-Russia. [no other Factor is listed]
1904-02-25 Max Factor, Senior, his wife Lizzie, daughter Freda, daughter Celia, son Davis, and sister Gita [Gussie]. Their destination, "Brother, Nathan Factor, 1536 [sic] Biddle St., St. Louis, Mo." Ship: SS Moltke from Hamburg 2/12/1904 to New York 2/25/1902 Line 3: Max Factor / Age 30 / Male / Married / Occupation-Barber / Nationality-Russian / Race-Hebrew / Last residence-Lods [sic] / Destination-St. Louis / Ticket to dest-S / Paid by-self / Where going- brother, Nathan Factor, 1536 Biddle St., St. Louis, Mo. Line 4: Lisa [sic-Lizzie] Factor / Age 30 / Female / Married / Occupation-Wife / [all other information ditto] Line 5: Frieda Factor / Age-4 / Female / Children / Occupation-Wife / [all other information ditto] Line 6: Zirl Factor / Age 2y-6m / Female / Single / Children / [all other information ditto] Line 7: David [sic-Davis] Factor / Age y1-6m / Male / Single / Children / [all other information ditto] Line 8: Gita Factor / notation-Sister / Age 17 / Female / Single / Occupation-marked out / [all other information ditto]
1905-01-23 Fischel [Frank] Factor. His destination, "Brother, Nathan Factor, 1534 Biddle St., St. Louis, Mo." NOTE: He is on 1917 WW-I Draft Card, Chicago, IL as Fischel; see his obituary as Frank. Ship: SS Guilia from Triest [sic] 12/31/1904 to New York 1/23/1905 Line 20: Fischel [sic-Fishel] Factor / Age 17 / Male / Single / Occupation-Barber / Nationality-Russian / Race-Hebrew / Last residence-Zdonska / Destination-St. Louis, Mo. / Ticket to dest-Yes / Passage paid by-Brother / Money-$one? / In USA before-No / Destination-Brother, Nathan Factor, 1534 Biddle St., St. Louis, Mo.
1906-03-22 In March: Abraham [Abram J. Factor], his wife Leah, their daughter Dina [sic] and their son Jacob. Their destination, "Son, Max Factor, 1513 [sic] Biddle St., St. Louis, Mo." This is father, step-mother & half-siblings of Max Factor, Sr. Jacob is John "Jake the Barber" Factor. Ship: SS Haverford from Liverpool to Philadelphia 3/22/1906 Line 25: Abram [sic] J. Factor / Age-56 / Male / Married / Occupation-Grocer / Nationality-Russian / Race-Hebrew / Last residence-Poland / Final dest-St. Louis / Ticket to dest-Yes / Paid by-Children [sic-probably Nathan] / Cash-$15 / Destination-Son Nathan Factor, 1513 [sic] Biddle St., St. Louis, "4-1/2 years-St L-Tailor" - [also notated] "Has 4 children in St L" Line 26: Leah Factor / Age-54 / Female / Wife / [all other information ditto] Line 27: Dina Factor / Age-16 / Female / Occupation-Hat Maker / [all other information ditto except Destination-Brother . . . ditto] Line 28: Jacob Factor / Age-11 / Male / Child / [all other information ditto except Destination-Brother . . . ditto]
1906-07-29 In July: Choma Factor, sister of Max Senior and Leib Factor, son of Daniel Factor. Their destination, "Brother, Max Factor, 1539 [sic] Biddle St. Louis, Mo." The word "Uncle" is written on Leib's line in the box for "destination." This is Daniel Factor's son. Leib is the LOUIS of 1920-05-31 Ship. Ship: Amerika from Hamburg July 18, 1906. Line 24: Chona Factor / Age-22 [sic] / Female / Single / Occupation- ??? / Nationality-Russian / Race-Hebrew / Last residence-Lodz / Final destination-St. Louis, Mo. / Ticket to dest-Yes / Paid by-Brother / Final destination-Brother, Max Factor, 1539 Biddle St., St. Louis, Mo. Line 25: Leib Factor / Age-16 [sic] / Male / Single / Occupation- clerk? / [written on his line for destination is UNCLE, all other information ditto] - son of Daniel Factor
1920-06-01 Children of DANIEL Factor, full brother of Max Factor Senior. See 1921-01-20 Ship, Daniel Factor. Faktor [sic] families arrived NY, all were from LODZ, relative in Lodz was D. Faktor [father Daniel-hd]. Destination of all "AUNT Helen Ross, 1600 Burd Ave, St. Louis." Fiszel [sic] Faktor, 25, Printer; Ryfka, 18, wife; Bernard, 10 mo. Louis Faktor, 30, merchant [BROTHER (of Fissel)]; Scheindel, 30, wife; Oscar, 2. = ship list as having been previously in USA 1906 & 1912 = appears to identify "Leib" of 1906-07-29 above as Louis. Born about 1890-1906 & 1920. See below, 1920-05-31 Ship & 1930 Chicago census. Samuel Faktor, 22, weaver. [BROTHER (of Fissel)] Cerla, 22, dressmaker. [SISTER (of Fissel)] Rachel, 17, modiste [seamstress-hd] [SISTER (of Fissel)] Ship: SS Kroonland from Antwerp 19 May 1920 NYC 01 June 1920 Children of DANIEL FACTOR, see 1921-01-20 - see also 1920-01-07 CENSUS-Helen & Fred ROSS: ROSS, Fred W., Head, Age 47 [so b abt 1883], M, WI-Pol-Ger, Chemist, Drugs ROSS, Helen, Wife, Age 31 [so b abt 1899], M, Imm-1906 [so age abt 17], Na, 1917, Pol-Pol-Pol, None - - 1600 BURD AVENUE is on current map  & is 2 blocks east of where Max factor's parents & family lived 1910 census, St Louis. - see also 1921-01-20 SHIP where Daniel Factor, destination Helen Ross, his SISTER - 3 Factor families, all are together, all destination Saint Louis = - See CENSUS 1920-01-07: Aunt Helen Ross, 1600 Burd Ave, St. Louis, Mo. - Lines 99-100: IMPORTANT- some of these families are in Chicago census 1930. - - - Family One, 8-10: Line 8: Faktor, Fissel [sic], [(Brother)], Age 36 [so b abt 1884], Married, Occupation-Printer, Nationality-Polish, Last residence- Polen [sic], LODZ, Nearest relative whence came- D. Faktor, Wolozanski 61, LODZ, Final destination-MO., St. Louis, By whom passage paid-Self, Before in US-No, Destination-Aunt Helen Ross, 1600 Bird Ave, St. Louis, Mo., Place of birth-Poland, LODZ Line 9: Faktor, Ryfka, [wife], Age-19 [so b abt 1901, Married, Housewife, all else ditto Line 10: Faktor, Barnard, [child], Age-10 months [so b 1919], all else ditto, except: Born-Holland, Schirdam NOTE: see 1930-04-22 Census-CHICAGO. Names-Philip, Ragine, Barnard + Edward [same family] - - - Family two, 11-14: = see 1930-04-09 US Census, Chicago-same family Line 11: Faktor, Louis, [brother], Age-30 [so b abt 1890], Married, Occupation-Merchant, all else ditto, except: Before in US-Yes, 1906, 1912 = is this LEIB ?, son of Abraham? Refer to 1906-07-29 - same age, immigrated 1906 = = see 1930-04-09 CENSUS, Illinois, Cook County, Chicago City, Ward 24, ED 878 - IT IS THIS FAMILY! Line 12: Faktor, Scheindel, [wife], Age 30 [so b abt 1890], Married, Housewife, all else ditto [but Before in US-NO, so married in Poland??? Line 13: Faktor, Stephanie, [child], Age 4 [so b abt 1916], all else ditto Line 14: Faktor, Oscar, Age 1-6 [child] [so b abt 1918], all else ditto - - - Family three, actually, three siblings, 15-17: Line 15: Faktor, Samuel, [brother], Age 28 [so b abt 1892], Married, Occupation-Weaver, all else ditto Line 16: Faktor, Carla, [sister] Age 22 [so b abt 1898], Single, Dressmaker, all else ditto Line 17: Faktor, Racehel [sic-Rachel?], [sister], Age 17 [so b abt 1903], Single, Occupation-Modiste [seamstress-hd], all else ditto
1921-01-20 Daniel Factor, 55, worker, from Poland, Lodz; Nearest relative from where they came: BROTHER Isak [sic] Faktor [sic], Lodz; born Poland, Zdunska; destination SISTER Helen Ross, 1600 Burd Ave, St. Louis. SISTER Frejndla [Frieda] Factor, 55, Housewife, ditto, dest. Sister, born Poland Prasgow Sala Factor, 15, Child, ditto, dest. Aunt, born Poland, Lodz. Hela Factor, 12, Child, ditto, dest. Aunt, born Poland, Lodz. Lola Factor, 9, Child, ditto, dest. Aunt, born Poland, Lodz. Daniel Factor is identified as full brother of Max Factor Senior, eldest child of Abraham & Cecilia by Dr. Nathan Kantrowitz, Chicago. Ship: SS Zeeland from Antwerp 6 Jan 1921 to New York 20 Jan 1921 Source: Kantrowitz, Nathan Old Manuscript, pp. 35-36: - next is now known to be oldest son of Abraham & Cecilia Tandowsky [Tandowzky] - Max Factor Senior's full brother, oldest child. Line 4: Factor, Daniel, Age 55 [so b abt 1866], M, Married, Worker, Last residence-Poland, Lodz, Relative there- Brother Isak [sic] Factor Lodz, BROTHER - Destination-Mo., St. Louis, Ticket-yes, Paid by-Sister, Where going-Sister, Helena Ross, 1600 Burde [sic-BURD] Ave, St Louis, Mo., Place born- Poland, Zdunska. Line 5: Factor, Frejndla [Frieda], Age-55 [so b abt 1866], F, Married, Housewife, Last residence-Poland, Lodz, Then-ditto, Then Born-Poland, Prasgow Line 6: Factor, Sala, Age-15 [so b abt 1906], F, S, Schuler [Child], Then-ditto, Then Born-Poland, Lodz Line 7: Factor, Hela, Age-12 [so b abt 1909], F, S, Then-ditto Line 8: Factor, Lola, Age, 9 [so b abt 1912], F, S, Then- ditto
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