Gitty Silver is looking for the roots of her late mother Esther
Heller (nee Jacobson) and aunt Dora Taub.
Her mother's family was from Zaimel in Lithuania while Dora was
from Baltimore, USA.
Dora moved to South Africa about 50 years ago with her daughter
and died around 40 years.
Gitty is also looking for descendants of Benny Heller, who also
lived in Baltimore. He was her father Getzel's brother.
Marsha Cohen Gilbert is looking for documents which might shed
light on when her grandfather, Isador Cohen, and his uncle, Joseph
Cohen, arrived in England.
Joseph Cohen married Naomi Lipke in The Great Synagogue in Manchester.
Isador lived with them in Leeds.
Joseph took his oath of allegiance on July 10, 1897.
Isador also lived with Abraham Cohen, father of Hetty Cohen Polakoff.
Marsha is also looking for the children of Hetty's brother Sam
Marx. Sam, who had a daughter called Carmen, died on September 3,
FAYE MOUNT has discovered that her grandfather, Jacob Jacobson,
was one of five brothers born and raised in Manchester.
Jacob married Sarah Petrokowski in the early 1900s. Jacob and
Sarah had two sons born in Britain, Phillip, and Morris.
Faye's father, Alec, was born in Winnipeg Manitoba, in 1919.
Yaron Mehulal, of Ra'anana, is looking for descendants of Sheindle
and Jacob-Chaim Grynszpan (Greenspan) who lived in Siedlce, Poland.
They both died in 1929 and are buried in the Warsaw Jewish cemetery.
Sheindle was born to the Rutta family, of which Yaron is also
descended, around 1864.
Beverley Jamil, of Ashkelon, is helping her daughters with
a major school project on their 'family and roots'.
She is looking for information on her paternal family, Fanny (nee
Barnett) and Bernard Stone. They lived in Glasgow before moving
They had two sons, Maurice, born 1929, and Leonard.
Beverley also wants details on her maternal side, Abraham and
Clara (nee Fagin/Fagelbaum) Myers.
They lived in Manchester and had three children, Marlene, Doreen
or telephone 001972 52 5410878.
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