Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later


Gussie Schiffman

Gender: Female
Marrital status: Single
Religion: Jewish
Address: 535 East 5th Street, New York, NY

Gussie Schiffman was 18 years old at the time of the fire. Born in Austria, she had lived in the U.S. for 9 years. She was buried in Mt Zion Cemetery on March 27, 1911.

Immigrated to the US in 1903.

She was the daughter of Morris Schiffman and Leah (Lena) Berg.

Names of the victim's parents were gathered from the death certificate. Some names may not be provided or are misspelled due to illegibility of the signature. Mother's maiden name is given when available.

Death Certificate

The original death certificate for Gussie Schiffman.

Morris Bernstein death certificate