Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later


Tessie Weisner

Gender: Female
Marrital status: Single
Religion: Jewish
Address: 129 Second Avenue, New York, NY

Tessie Weisner was 21 years old at the time of the fire. Born in Austria, she had lived in the U.S. for 6 years. She was buried in Mt Zion Cemetery on March 26, 1911.

Tessie no longer worked at the factory, but was there the day of the fire because was going to be married, and her friends were planning a celebration for her.

She was the daughter of Moses Weisner and Dinna Cohen.

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 Tessie Weisner.

Morris Bernstein death certificate