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JEWISH INHABITANTS OF PANEMUNE IN THE 1900s

Rabbi Jeffrey A. Marx

June, 2007

 

1900-1907[1]

 

PERE ANKEL AND ROCHEL

SAMEL IMDEL[2] 

RIVE ANKEL

            CHAIE, DWOIRE, JUDEL, LORE[3] 

SIMON ASEKER[4]

BEILE BERENSTEIN[5]

? BRAUN AND ?

            MEYER[6]

CHAIM BREGSTEIN

GITTEL BREGSTEIN

MOSHE, MALKE BREGSTEIN

BASSE BRIBBEN[7]

SARAH CHAYET

LIEBE COK

WOLF DRUSKIN AND BRINE

            FANYA[8]

RAFAEL DUVIAVSKY AND ?

            RACHEL[9]

RUBIN, SAMUEL, LIPY DVORALISKY[10] 

AARON FEINBERG AND ROCHANE[11]

CHAIM, ITTA, SCHEINE

TAUBE FINKELSTEIN[12]

Chane, Foide, Sore?  

WOLF FRENKELSTEIN[13]

FRIDMAN[14]

DINE GOLUB[15]

CHAIE, LIEBE, SCHEINE

LEIB GRABOWSKI[16]

JOSEPH GRASSGRUN[17]

ROCHEL GRIBBEN[18]

ISAAC, ITTE, LIEFE 

? GROIMAN and ?

            AMALIA[19]     

SCHLOIME GROLLMANN[20]                     

MOSES, ROCHEL FRIEDMAN[21]

MEJCHE HAK[22]

MINE HANDLER[23]

CHANE,GITTLE,LISIK                     

DAVID HEKKER[24]

DAVID KAGAN[25]     

CHAIM KAHAN[26]    

RAFAEL BER KALINKOVITCH AND GITL

            HIRSCH, YAKOV[27]

MENACHEM KALINKOVITCH[28]

DAVID KARNBOWSKY[29]  

? KATZ AND ?

            CHAYA[30]

? KATZ AND ?

            ALTER[31]

SCHLENNO KLATZKEN[32]

KOHN[33]

            CHAJE, MOZES, REUVEN  

WOLF LANDBERG[34]          

BENJAMIN LERNER AND RACHEL LEAH

            AVRAHAM[35]

CHERNE LEWIN[36]

BORUCH, GOLDE, REISE   

EISEK LIFSCHITZ[37]

GOLDE LIPSCHITZ[38]

            CHASCHE, HERSCHE, ZLATE

ABRAHAM MEYER[39]

YETTE MIRE[40]                     

HIRSCH POTREIKER[41]

LIEBE RABINOWITZ[42]

            ABRAHAM, AELTE, FOSSEL          

GOLDE RAGOWEN[43]

            CIPE, SUPEL, BASCHE        

LIEBE RUBINSTEIN[44]

            ALEOJE, FANNY, ABRAM   

ELIE SANDLER[45]     

ALTER SCHAMESS

TOIBE SCHARAK[46]

            NECHAME    

CHAIM SCHATENSTEIN

RIVKE SCHWARTZ[47]

            HIRSCH         

? SHLIMAN AND ?

            DAVID[48]

MOSHE CHAIM SHLIMAN AND SARAH

            SHABTAI, DAUGHTER[49]     

SCIVE VEBER

RACHEL VOROBEY

            Beiche, Chaje, Leisec, Nissen

CHAIE WARELISKY[50]        

ALTER ZISLER[51]      

JUDSEKA ?[52]

SARAH[53]

 

1908-1909[54]

 

FOMA ABROZEVICH

FELIX BAKUSH[55]

LEIZER BARON

SIMCHA BARON

ZELIG BERINSTEIN[56]

? BERNATOVICH

YUDEL BIMSHTEIN

EVA BIUCHOVSKY

ABEL BRAUNSHTEIN

OVSEI BRAUNSHTEIN

YANKEL BRAUNSHTEIN

EIDA BREKSHTEIN

GIRSCH ZORACH BREKSHTEIN

IVAN  BUBNOV

ABRAM BUDRIU

ABRAM MOSHE BUDRO

GIRSCH BUDRO

YANKEL CHERNIAK

ANTON DAVNORAS

EVA DOVGIALLO

GENRICH DUMINA

FOMA DZIALTVA

YAKOV YOSEF EDIL[57]

ABRAM FAINBERG

EREMIASH FAINBERG

MINA FAINBERG

ARON DAVID FAINSHTEIN

BER YANKEL FRANK

HANAH FRANK[58]

ITZKO FRANK

MOVSHA FRANK

YANKEL BER FRANK

MOVSHA FRID

RAFAIL FRIDMAN

SHLEMA FROK

KASPAR FRUM

NOKHIM GAK

YAKOV GALITZKY

ABEL GAMBURKH

DVERA GAMBURKH

AVRAHAM RAFAEL GOLDFELD[59]

ELIYAHU GOLDSTEIN[60]  

NAFTALI HIRSH GOLDMAN[61]

? (HEIR OF GENRIKH GOP)

NOTEL GORFINKEL

NOTKO GORFINKEL

BER LEIBA GRAUMAN

SCHLOIME GROIMAN[62]

ELIEZER (ben MEIR) GRINBERG[63]

ABRAM GURVICH

CHAIM MENDEL GURVICH

NOKHIM GURVICH

NOLIM GURVICH

RABBI YECHIEL ELIEZER HELLIR[64]

JUDEL HEUDLER[65]

RABBI MORDECHAI-DOVID HENKIN[66]

MIKHL HOROVITZ

ABRAM ISAAK IPP

YOSEL ITZKOVICH

ELIASH KAGAN

YITZHAK ARYE LEIB KAHANA[67]

WOLF KATZENELSON

CHAIM BER KAUFMAN

CHAIM-LEIZER KAUFMAN

LIBERMAN KAUFMAN

SHEINA GOLDA KAUFMAN

ALFONS KIZEVICH

LIANG KIZEVICH

MORTKHEL KLEBANSKY

LAVRENTY KRUGLA

ABRAM KUCHKEL

PETR KUDENIS

BERKO KULINKOVSKY

GUTTA KULINKOVSKY

ELIASH KUSHEL

ESTHER LEVINSHTEIN[68]

YOSEL LEVINSHTEIN

FISHEL LEVINSON

LEIBA LEVINZON

? (HEIR OF LEIBA LEVINZON)

CHAYA LINDA

KAZIMIR LINEVICH

MEYERE LYUNDEN

SORA LYUNDEN

WOLF MARIAMPOLSKY

NOTKO MARKUZA

? (HEIR TO KHATZKEL MARKUZO)

ANDREI MATZIEVSKY

RUDOLF MAURUSHAITIS

LIPMAN MAZAL[69]

LEIBA MAZUR

YAN MEYER

SIMON MITZKO

AUGUST MIUSH

YANKEL DAVID MORKHELEVICH

KHONEL MORKUZA

CHAIM DAVID MUDRIUK

? (HEIR OF CHAIM DAVID MUDRIUK)

OSIP NAUISKAS

LEIBA NEIMARK

NOKHIM NORKUZA

VILHELM NORT

LEIBA PETREIKO

KARL PETZ

OVSEI PIURO

ANTON PODELSKY

CHATZKEL POVITZKY

ANDREI PROKOPOVICH

LEIZER RAFAIL

YURI RAULINAITIS

LEIB ROSENTHAL[70]

LEIBA ROZENTAL

? RUTKOVSKY

? TURKOVSKY

DAVID SAPIRO

LEIBA SEGAL

BERKO SHAMES

AIZIK SHAPIRO

CHANA SHAPIRO

DAVID SHAPIRO

EZRA SHAPIRO[71]

MOSHE AIZIK SHAPIRO

LEIZER SHAROK

ZELMAN MORTKHEL SHAROK

DAVID SHATENSHTEIN

ANDREI SHIRVAITIS

ESTERA SHKLIAMBERG

TZIUVIA SHKLIAMBERG

YOSEL SHLIMAN

MOSHE CHAIM SHLOMIN[72]

BARUCH SHMUKLER AND YENTL VARABEI

            LEAH[73]

AUGUST SHREDER

ABRAM SHUSTER

YAKOV SIMINOVICH

OSIP SOKOLOVSKY

DANIL STANKVEIT

OSIP STATKEVICH

OSIP SUNELAITIS

KAZIMIR TRZHASKO

MATEUSH TULAS

REIZA TZESLITZKY

TAUBA TZIUBULSKY

SHOLOM TZODIKOVICH

ABRAM TZVIK? FRANK?

STANISLVA VALIOKAS

ABRAM ITZKO VEBER

CHAIM BER VEBER

LIBERMAN ITZKO VEBER

BORUCH LEIBA VEREBAI

ZAVEL VEREBEI

YANKEL LEIBA VILDOVSKY

MOSHA VILDOVSKY

MATVEI VOITKEVICH

? (HEIR OF AUGUST YANCHEVSKY)

KAZIMIR YANKOVSKY

FOMA YANUSHEVSKY

PETR YANUSHEVSKY

ZUSMAN YAVITZ[74]

KAZIMIR ZHILINSKY

MARIANNA ZHOLTOVSKY

OSIP ZHUKOVSKY

YANKEL ZIUGMAN

GIRSCH ZIUSLE

 

1910-1919[75]

 

LEV ABIR AND RACHEL

            EDEL[76]

ROCHAMA ABRAMZON

ICLA BARON

KLARA BAROW[77]

SHEINA BERNSZTEIN

MAX BLIUMENTAL

HIRZ BREGSZTEIN AND CERNA

CHACKEL BUDRO

SHOLEM DOBKIN

HIRZ FINKELSZTEIN

ICKO (BEN CHAIM) FRANK AND YUDES[78]

YAKOV BER AND DEVERA FRANK

? FRID and Kuna[79]

            son

ICKO GARZON

FEIGA DINA GOLDBERG

BASSIE GOLDSTEIN[80]

JOSEL GOLDSZTEIN

BASZA JONENZON

ELIE, LIBE KAGAN

LEIBA JANKEL KAPLAN

REBECCA KOTTNER[81]      

RAIZA KUCKEL

CHAYA KUCZKEL

SZMUJLO LEWIN

SHEVACH-JOSEL LEVINSON

? LEVINSON AND ?

            SHLOMO[82]

SHEINA MARIJAMPOLSKY

NOCHIM AND CHAYA MARKUS

LEIBA MLYNARKSY

CHAYA-DOBA MUDRIK

CHASIA-FEIJGA NEJMARK

SCHAELME RABINOWITZ[83]         

CHANA ROZOWSKY

OSZER RUBINSZTEIN

CHAIM SCHAPIRO[84]

ISRAEL AND ITA SHAPIRO          

MENACHEM SHARAKAS AND LEAH ZILBERMAN

            REUVEN, YEHUDA, MORDECHAI, SHOSHANAH, SENDER[85]

KOPEL, JEDIDE, SIWSHE SIGMAN[86]

JOSEF SINEWSKI[87]             

MORDECHAI SHISTER AND ?

            CHANA[88]

SEWA SILBER[89]

JOAFIM SONKINAS AND GISELE FROCK[90]

            PHIMA, MAX, ISAAC, BERTHA, JOSEPH, ABRASHA, EDA, SONIA

ABRAM TONENSOHN[91]

DINA DWERA URIN

CHAIM WILDOWSKI AND ESTER[92]

     GOLDE

ISER-BER WOLF

YAKOV YOSEF ZIGMAN AND CHAYA TOVA

            BARUCH[93]

PASA ZVICK[94]

SHEINA ZVIK

 

1920-1929[95]

 

SHEINA GITEL AKABASIENE[96]

BLUME[97]

JOAFIM SONKIN AND GISELA FROCK

            JOSEPH, BERTHA[98]

ABRASHA SONKINAS AND ASSIA[99]       

ANNA FRANK[100]

? KATZ AND SARAH

            NACHUM[101]

? ROSENTHAL AND CHANA RACHEL

            PENINA, DINA, RACHEL[102]

JOSEL, BASIA SEGAL[103]     

MICHAEL WIPIOWSKY[104] 

 

1930-1941[105]

 

? BAK and ?

            son[106]

CHAIM BRAVO[107]

CHAIM ZVI HIRSCH BREGSTEIN AND REBECCA (EPSTEIN)[108]  

CHANA, JESSIE (JOSHUA)

MOISE BREGSTEINAS AND LISZ TZVIK[109]

            GREGORY, DAVID      

TCHERNE (KARPAS) BREGSTEIN

MORDECHAI CHERTOK AND GOLDA YANKELEVITZ[110]

AHARON DUVIANSKY AND RACHEL KALINKOVITZ[111]        

MENACHEM MENDEL FEIN

YOCHANAN, JUDITH, TZVI, VERA[112]

FAIGAH FIEVELSON-SHULFUBRESKI[113]

SONYA GANZ[114]

GELBURT[115]

LIBUA GOLDIN AND SHACHNA MUDRIK

            YOEL[116]

GOLDSTEIN

LEON GRICENER AND SONIA SONKIN

            REVA[117]

GURVITZ and ?

            daughter and ?[118] 

KAGAN

CHAYENE KALIENKOWITZ[119]

A KALINAUSKI[120]

? KALINKOVITCH AND GUTEL KEREKES[121]

            son and daughter[122]

ISAAC KAPLAN AND MIRIAM

ESTER[123]

ALTER KATZ AND JUDESKA

            HINDE[124]

ELI KATZ AND SARAH KALINKOVITZ

            YOSEF[125]

FAIVEL KATZ AND CHAVA MATELSKI

            ELIAHU[126]

? KAUFMAN and ?

            2-3 sons[127]

YANKEL KAUFMAN[128]

LIPE KLOTZ AND RIVKA[129]

NACHMAN KODIKOW AND FANYA EGLIN[130]

            Raphael

BORIS KOPELOVITZ AND MUSHEL KLUG[131]

AVRAHAM LERNER AND FEIGA FELDMAN

            BENJAMIN, ESTHER[132]

SHMUEL LEVINE and Rachel

     Golda, son, 2 daughters[133]

? MATELSKI and ?

            children[134]

Reuven MILLER and ?

            Yankel, Freidl, son[135]

HELENA MOSHINSKIS[136]

CHAIM MUDRIK[137]

SHMUEL MUDRIK AND CHIENA

            RIVKA, SHLOMO[138]

ISRAEL MYOFFIS[139]

? NAIMARK and ?

            2 sons[140]

MAX OFTZINSKY[141]

MICHAL PURVE AND MINA

            MORDECHAI MOTEL[142]

? ROSOVSKI AND CHANA SHAPIRO[143]

MENDEL SHARKAS AND LEAH ZILBERMAN

            CHAIM, REUVEN, RAIZL[144]

REUVEN SHARAKAS AND GOLDA ROZENBLUM

            ELIAHU, SHMUEL LEIB[145]

SENDER SHARAKAS AND CHANA SHISTER[146]

            child

YEHUDA SHARAKAS AND RIVKA[147]

SCHLIEMAN[148]

? SHAPIRA AND LEAH VARABAI[149]

YAKOV SHAPIRO AND MINA LEIPUNER[150]

ALTER YITZCHAK MAYER SHAYMES AND CHAYENA PELTENSHTEIN

            AVIGDOR, ALTER (ZALMAN LEIB), BERYL DOV, RACHEL DEVORAH,

YAKOV DAVID, ABITUVYA, SORALEH[151]

BARUCH SHMUKLER AND YENTL VEREBAI[152]

YAKOV SHTERNBLITZ AND CHANA[153]

LEAH SHTERNBLITZ[154]

JOAFIM SONKIN[155]

BERTA SONKINAS[156]

ABRASHA SONKINAS AND ASSIA

     BELLA[157]

? TREVAX and CHANAH[158]

MEIR VARABAI AND DEVORAH NOVOVIEISKI[159] 

            son

? VEBER and ?[160]

            TZILYA

YAKOV VOLAK AND CHANA

            MENDEL, YOSEF[161]

YOFIN[162]

CHAIM ZISEL AND ? ABIR

            HIRSCH, SHEINA[163]

[164]



[1]   Unless otherwise noted, all entries are from the Ellis Island Database.  The data from this database must, however, be viewed with caution. Not all the emigrants’ town of origin, (spelled in the database, variously, as Panaman, Panamun, Panemon, Panemun, Panemune, Panemuni, Panamin, Panomon, Panyemun, Penemin, Peinemon, Ponjemon, Pojnemun, Ponemon, Poniaman,Ponomin, Poniemun, and Ponemony) were Aukstoji Panemune. (See  Jeff Marx’s, “Panemune Locations,” 11/2004).

 

[2] Arrived 1904. (Ellis Island Database).

 

[3] Arrived 1903. (Ellis Island Database).

 

[4] Arrived 1902. (Ellis Island Database).

 

[5] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1905).

 

[6] Meyer born 1901.  He later married Fanya Druskin. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[7] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1903).

 

[8] Fanya born in 1906.  She later married Meyer Braun. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[9]  Rachel born in 1905 and later married Aaron. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[10] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1903).

 

[11] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1904).

 

[12] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1904).

 

[13] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1904).

 

[14] Died in Russia-Japanese War of 1904/1905.  (See Avotaynu Website.

 

[15] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1905).

 

[16] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1904).

 

[17] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1903).

 

[18] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1903).

 

[19]  Born in 1901 states Kaunas Internal Passport list, 4/29/1920.  Living in Kaunas in 1920.

 

[20] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1905).

 

[21] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1907).

 

[22] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1907).

 

[23] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1905).

 

[24] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1907).

 

[25] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1905).

 

[26] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1907).

 

[27] Yakov was born in 1900 and was a tailor.  He later married Sarah. Hirsch was born in 1906.  Their brother, Shalom, was born in 1896. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[28] Born 1906.  (It is possible that he is the son of Rafael and Gitl. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[29] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1905).

 

[30] Chaya born in 1901. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[31] Alter born in 1900. It is possible he is Chaya’s brother. He later married Judeska and had a daughter, Hinda, born in 1925. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[32] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1904).

 

[33] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1903).

 

[34] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1901).

 

[35]  Avraham born in 1905.  He later married Feiga Feldman. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[36] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1903).

 

[37] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1904).

 

[38] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1906).

 

[39]  (Horwich, Op.Cit., p. 304.)

 

[40] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1906).

 

[41] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1905).

 

[42] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1905).

 

[43] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1907).

 

[44] Aleoje: Eliahu? (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1903).

 

[45] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1904).

 

[46] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1904).

 

[47] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1903).

 

[48] David was born in 1900.  He later married Zina. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[49] Sarah parents were chaim David and Chaya Batya. She was born in Lithuania in 1875.  Shabtai was born in 1906.  A daughter was born circa 1907 and later married ? Grinberg. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[50] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1905).

 

[51] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1906).

 

[52] Born in 1903. She will later marry Alter Katz. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[53] Born in 1904. She will later marry Jacob Kalinkovitch. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[54] Unless otherwise noted, all entries are from Panemune Town Directory, 1908, Home Owners.  This list includes Jewish and non-Jewish inhabitants. (See JewishGen, The All Lithuania Database.  For caution in using the Ellis Island Database entries, see endnote to 1900-1907 list.)

 

[55] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1909).

 

[56]   His name appears in the Prenumeraten List for Pardes ha-Binah in 1842.

 

[57]  His name appears in the Prenumeraten list for Pardes ha-Binah in 1842.

 

[58] (1909 list of donors to help Eretz Yisrael. See Kagan, Yidishe Shtet, Op. Cit., p. 382.)

 

[59] His name appears in the Prenumeraten list for Pardes ha-Binah in 1842.

 

[60] (1909 list of donors to help Eretz Yisrael. (See Kagan, Yidishe Shtet, Op. Cit., p. 382.)

 

[61] His name appears in the Prenumeraten list for Pardes ha-Binah in 1842

 

[62] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1909.) Probably Grolman. (See Schloime Grollman, arrived 1905.)

 

[63] His name appears in the Prenumeraten list for Pardes ha-Binah in 1842

 

[64] Av Bet Din His name appears in the Prenumeraten list for Pardes ha-Binah in 1842

 

[65] Probably Hendler. (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1909).

 

[66] (1909 list of donors to help Eretz Yisrael. See Kagan, Yidishe Shtet, Op. Cit., p. 382.)

 

[67] His name appears in the Prenumeraten list for Pardes ha-Binah in 1842

 

[68] (1909 list of donors to help Eretz Yisrael. See Kagan, Yidishe Shtet, Op. Cit., p. 382.)

 

[69] (1909 list of donors to help Eretz Yisrael. See Kagan, Yidishe Shtet, Op. Cit., p. 382.)

 

[70] (1909 list of donors to help Eretz Yisrael. See Kagan, Yidishe Shtet, Op. Cit., p. 382.)

 

[71] (1909 list of donors to help Eretz Yisrael. See Kagan, Yidishe Shtet, Op. Cit., p. 382.)

 

[72] (1909 list of donors to help Eretz Yisrael. See Kagan, Yidishe Shtet, Op. Cit., p. 382.)

 

[73] Leah born in 1909. She later married Shapira. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[74] His name appears in the Prenumeraten list for Pardes ha-Binah in 1842.

 

[75]  Unless otherwise noted, taken from Galina Baranova’s compilation  “Jewish Businesses in Marjampol District 1911-1915”, in Landsmen, Vol. 12, Nos. 3-4, Dec. 2002, pg. 42.  Though all names on this list owned businesses in Panemune, not all necessarily lived there. Some may have been living nearby, in Alexota or perhaps across the river in Kovno.  For caution in using Ellis Island Database names which appear here, see endnote to 1900-1907, above.

 

[76] Edel was born in 1912.  Lev was working as a merchant. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[77] (Ellis Island Database.  Arrived 1916).

 

[78]  He was 73, she was 64.  Icko: Isaac? (External (International) Passport Files for Jewish residents of Suvalki Gubernia, 1885-1917, Chancery of the Suwalk i Government, fond 1010, Lithuanian State Historical Archives, Vilnius, Lithuania.)

 

[79] Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.  Their son married Miller’s sister.

 

[80] (Ellis Island Database. Arrived 1914).

 

[81] (Ellis Island Database.  Arrived 1916).

 

[82] Shlomo born circa 1920 and married Rivka.  It may be that Shevach-Yosel was his father. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[83] (Ellis Island Database.  Arrived 1913).

 

[84] (Ellis Island Database.  Arrived 1911).

 

[85] Menachem born in 1881 in Lithuania, Leah born in 1887 in Lithuania.  Reuven born in 1911, Shoshanah born in 1915, Yehuda born in 1913, Mordecahi born circa 1917, Alexander (Sender) born in 1919. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[86] (Ellis Island Database.  Arrived 1913).

 

[87] (Ellis Island Database.  Arrived 1913).

 

[88]  Chana born 1920. She later married Sender Sharakas. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[89] (Ellis Island Database.  Arrived 1910).

 

[90] Correspondence with Reva Sonkin Servoss, March, 2007.

 

[91] (Ellis Island Database.  Arrived 1911).

 

[92] (Ellis Island Database.  Arrived 1913).

 

[93] Baruch born in 1912 and became a merchant. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[94] (Ellis Island Database.  Arrived 1913).

 

[95] See endnote to 1900-1907, above, for caution in using Ellis Island Database records which appear in this list.

 

[96]  Born in 1897.  She was a dentist.  Degree in Kharkov, 1916.  Living at Vytauto 30. (Lietuvos Medicinos, Farmacijos, ir Veterinarijos personalo ir istaigu. ["Lithuanian Doctors Pharmacists, & Veterinarians Personal & Official List ‑ 1922‑23"]. Published: Vld/Relk. Min‑jos, Sveikatos Departmento, Oficialis Leidinys, 1922‑23, 1925, Kaunas, Lithuania. Repository: Library of Congress, Cat. No. R713 .67 .L5A5 1922).

 

[97] (Ellis Island Database.  Arrived 1921).

 

[98] Correspondence with Reva Sonkin Servoss, March, 2007.

 

[99] Correspondence with Reva Sonkin Servoss, March, 2007.

 

[100] (Ellis Island Database.  Arrived 1922).

 

[101] Nachum born in 1921 and died in the Shoah. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[102] Penina born in 1928, Dina in 1925, and Rachel, who later married ? Thorn, born circa 1927. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).  He owned a shoe store and loved to serve as the leader of prayers at services.  (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[103] (Ellis Island Database.  Arrived 1923).

 

[104] (Ellis Island Database.  Arrived 1920).

 

[105]  Unless otherwise noted, names taken from interview with Zalman Shaymes and Ralph Codikov, former residents of Panemune, 1988.

 

[106] He was a butcher.  His son may live in Milwaukee. (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[107] He was born in 1906 in Lithuania and was working as a clerk. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[108] (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[109] (Lithuanian Holocaust Survivors Lists, 1946).

 

[110]  Mordechai was born in 1857.  They had a daughter, Hinde.  (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).  He built houses and sold them. (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[111] Aharon born in 1896 and was a flourmiller. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[112]  (Bregstein, Philo, "Grisja Bregstein is hier!", Vrij Nederland, May 27, 1995, p. 38.)  Tzvi was known as “Bubke” (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

    

[113]  (Yahudut Lita, Op. Cit., p. 132.)

 

[114]  (Lithuanian Holocaust Survivors Lists, 1946).

 

[115] Gitel was born in 1913 in Telz.  Gelburt was either her maiden or her married name. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[116] Yoel born circa 1937. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[117] Coorespondence with Reva Sonkin Servoss, March, 2007.

 

[118] (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[119] (Lithuanian Holocaust Survivors Lists, 1946).

 

[120] (Lithuanian Holocaust Survivors Lists, 1946).

 

[121] (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[122] (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[123]  Isaac was a manager.  Esther was born circa 1925 in Lithuania. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[124] Alter born in 1900, Judeska born in 1903, Hinde born in 1925. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[125] Eli was born in Lithuania in 1896.  Yosef was born in Lithuania circa 1925. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[126] Faivel born circa 1880 in Lithuania.  Eliahu born in 1927 in Kaunas. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[127] He was a butcher. (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[128]  He was a doctor. (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[129]  He was a merchant.  Died in the Shoah. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[130] Fanya born in Vilki in 1902. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[131] (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[132] Avraham born in 1905 in Panemune and worked as a grocer. Benjamin born 1929 in Panemune, Esther 1931 in Panemune. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[133]  One daughter survived and the son, a Dr. in N.Y. (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[134] (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[135]  He was a grain and flour merchant. (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[136]  Yahudut Lita, Op. Cit., p. 425.

 

[137]  He was a cantor and shochet.  He had a daughter who had a son, Moshe. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).  He was Shmuel’s brother.  He was a electrician. (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.) 

 

[138] This family was all born outside of Panemune but living there just before the war.  Chiena born in 1895, Rivka in 1922, Shlomo in 1919. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[139]  He was the rabbi’s son and was a writer. (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[140] He sold seltzer. (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[141] Worked as a bookkeeper for Trevax. (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[142] Mordechai born in 1934 in Lithuania. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[143]  Chana was born in 1876 and died in the Shoah. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[144] Raizl was working as a clerk. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).  Mendel was a glazier. (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[145] Reuven, who was Mendel’s son, was born 1911 in Panemune, Golda born 1908 in Lithuania, Eliahu, born 1935 in Panemune, Shmuel Leib born 1937 in Panemune. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names; Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[146] Sender, who was Mendel’s son, was  born 1919 and Chana born 1920, both in Panemune. He was a watchmaker. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names; Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[147] Yehuda, who was Mendel’s son, was born 1913 in Panemune, Rivka born 1915 in Lithuania. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names; Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[148] Either Zina’s father was Aba Schlieman or her husband David’s last name was Schlieman. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[149] Leah was the daughter of Baruch Shmukler and Yentel Varabei. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[150] Yakov was a shop owner.  Born in 1869.  He had a granddaughter, Rima. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[151] The family name was originally Horowich. Avigdor born in 1934, Beryl Dov and Rachel Devorah were twins.  Alter Yitzchak was a grain and flour merchant, though, in truth, his wife ran the business.  The family settled in Panemune after WWI because Reuven Miller’s wife was relative of theirs. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names; Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[152] (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[153] Yakov was born circa 1900 in Lithuania. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[154] Leah was born in Kovno in 1924 and may have been the daughter of Yakov and Chana. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[155] Killed by Nazis in 1941. Coorespondence with Reva Sonkin Servoss, March, 2007.

 

[156] (Lithuanian Holocaust Survivors Lists, 1946).

 

[157] Coorespondence with Reva Sonkin Servoss, March, 2007.

 

[158]  He, together with Feinberg (from Kovno) and a third partner, owned a brick factory. (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[159] Devorah was born in 1901 in Lithuania. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).  Meir owned a mill. Their son now lives on a kibbuts. (Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[160]  (Bregstein, Philo, "Grisja Bregstein is hier!", Vrij Nederland, May 27, 1995, p. 41; Alter Shaymes interview, Jan., 2005.)

 

[161] Mendel was born circa 1931 and Yosef circa 1927. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[162] He was a rabbi.  Married. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

[163] Chaim born in 1895. (Yad Vashem Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names).

 

 

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