Missing People -- B

Bajewski, Jankel

In search of the descendants of Jankel (Yakov) Bajewski, who was born in 1885 in Mogilew, Byelorussia. He immigrated to the United States in 1905 and worked in New York as an engraver.

The inquirer is a relative of Jankel.


Bakman, Nohim

In search of the descendants of Nohim Bakman, who was born in approximately 1895 in Kaptsevichy, Gomelskaya oblast, Byelorussia. His father’s name was Neyah; his step-mother’s name was Chana. He immigrated to the United States with his family sometime around 1917-1920.

Nohim owned a confectioner factory where worked with his sons. His sister, Rahlya (1900), and her two sons immigrated in approximately 1922 and worked at the same factory. His sister, Libitsivya (1880), immigrated in approximately 1922 with her husband, Juda, and two children.

The inquirer is a nephew of Nohim.


Barash, Chaim-Girsh

In search of the descendants of Chaim-Girsh Barash, who was born in approximately 1891-1892 in the village Kamenka, Novograd Volynsky District, Zhitomir Gubernia, Ukraine. Chaim served in the Russian Army beginning in 1912. In 1914 or 1915, Chaim became a POW and was kept in a camp in Austria. His father’s name was Moishe-Nuchim, and his mother's name was Chana.

The inquirer is the brother of Chaim.


Barish, Mary (descendants of)

In search of Mary (a.k.a Maianne) Barish (née Siegmund), who was born June 1, 1926 in Katsher, Germany. She arrived in the United States on December 26, 1949. She married Paul Barish (a.k.a. Pejsach Borejsza) on January 2, 1950.

The inquirer is Mary's daughter, who resides in Germany.


Barnett, Harold & Bereznitski, Leiser

In search of the descendants of Harold Barnett, whose father, Leibe Bereznitski, was born in Kremenchuk, Ukraine sometime after 1882. He immigrated to the United States with his sister (last name Golubchik) in approximately 1912. Mrs. Golubchik had two daughters: Bessi and Freidel.

      


Baron (brothers)

In search of the descendants of the brothers Baron. They were born in Vilkija (Vilki), near Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania, sometime before 1893. They immigrated to the United States from Lithuania or from Nevel, Pskov gubernia. Their father's name was Uda.

Moiseiy Baron was born in Vilka on January 5, 1893.

The inquirer is a grandson of Moiseiy.


Baron, Max


In search of the descendants of Max (Motel) Baron, who was born in approximately 1892 in Svisloch, Byelorussia. His father’s name was Zusman; his mother’s name was Chaya Rohl. He immigrated to the United States with his sister, Gita (Glika), sometime around 1906-1910. They had a sister named Golda who stayed in Russia. He had seven children: Human, Ethel, Louis, Rubin, Diana, Joseph, and Abraham.

The inquirer is a granddaughter of Golda.


Baskin, Isaac, Benze & Rose (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Isidor (aka Isaac, 1894-1977), Benjamin (aka Bennie, 1898-1947), and Rose (1900-1986), who were born in Russia. They immigrated to the United States in 1912, leaving behind their brother Semen. Their parents’ names were Nathan and Becke.

Rose married Hyman Peshkovsky and never had children. Benjamin married Minnie and had two daughters: Esther and Nettie. Isidor married Sarah and had three sons: Theodor, Marvin, and Norman.

The inquirer is a daughter of Semen.


Isaac, Rose & Benze

Isaac

Rose

Ben
Ben & family
Ben & family
Ben & wife, Minnie
Ben & wife, Minnie
 Ben & daughter, Nettie
Ben & daughter, Nettie
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 Semen
Semen
 Semen & Sofia
Semen & Sofia
   


Becker, Morris & Isaac

In search of Morris and Isaac Becker, who were born in approximately 1924 in Brooklyn, NY. Morris and Isaac served during WWII, one in the Army and one in the Navy. They had a sister, Ruff, who had a daughter named Nance. Ruff died in 1930. Their father, Boris, immigrated to the United States in 1910 from Aprasnovka, Mogilev district, Belarus.

The inquirer is a cousin of Morris and Isaac.


Beitel (brothers)

In search of the descendants of the brothers Beitel, who were born in the city of Skvira near Fastov and Kiev, Ukraine and immigrated to the United States around 1910. Their father’s name was Abraham. The brothers have only one sister, Leah, who was the youngest and never immigrated to the USA. She died in Moscow in 1958.

The inquirer is a son of Leah.


Ben-Berezovskaya, Golda

In search of the descendants of Golda Ben-Berezovskaya and Branda Ersh (née Vainshelboim), who were born in Starokonstantinov, Volyn province, Russia around 1894-1899. Their father’s name was Teve Vainshelboim; their mother’s name was Sheiva; their brothers’ names were Abraham and Iosif; and they had two more sisters.

Golda and Branda Vainshelboim immigrated to the United States sometime around 1912-1914. Golda married a man with the last name Mendelevich, and they had a daughter named Frida who played the violin. From her second marriage, Golda's last name became Ben-Berezovsky. They lived in Pennsylvania. Branda’s married name was Ersh, and she lived in Chicago.

The inquirer is a son of Abraham.


Berger, Adele

In search of the descendants of Adele née Berger, who was born around 1920-27 in Minsk, Belorussia. Her father, Rachmiel, was a pharmacist in Minsk. He and his wife died in Shoah along with two daughters; his son fought in the Red Army and died. Another daughter spent the war years in a Moscow hospital. Adele, who survived the Holocaust, was living in Poland in 1947. Below is a photo of the family from about 1934.

The inquirer is a cousin.

     

Adele Berger with husband and son


Berkowskaya, Khana

In search of the descendants of Khana Berkowskaya, who was born in approximately 1898 in Borisov, Belorussia and immigrated to the United States around 1915-1917. Her father’s name was Zalman; her mother’s name was Malka. One of her daughters was named Mary. Mary married a rabbi and owner of a jewelry store.

The inquirer is a niece of Khana.


Berlin, Hanaan

In search of the descendants of Hanaan Berlin, the son of Solomon and Liza. His parents immigrated to the United States around 1921-1922 from the town of Klintsy, Bryansk Region. Hanaan was born in approximately 1923 or 1924. Liza’s maiden name is Izrailev.

In the 1930s, all living members of the Berlin family moved to Ukraine. Hanaan's family moved to their relatives' during the famine in Ukraine.

The inquirer is a cousin of Hanaan.


Berman, Gregory

In search of Gregory Berman, who was born in Tbilisi, Georgia in approximately 1954. His father’s name was Monya Goldman; his mother’s name was Vera. He emigrated from Vilnius to the United States sometime around 1979-1981.

The inquirer is Gregory's sister.


Bernstein, Shika

In search of the descendants of Shika Bernstein, who was born around 1886-1890 in the village of Lubar, Volyn Gubernia. He immigrated to Winnipeg, Canada in sometime around 1910-1917. He owned a pharmacy.

The inquirer is a niece of Shika Bernstein.


Birbrower, Isidor

In search of the descendants of (Itzko) Isidor Birbrower, who was born in Romny, Ukraine in 1886 and immigrated to the United States in 1914.

The inquirer is a relative of Isidor.


Blekhman, Kiva

In search of Kiva Belekhman, who was born in Ukraine. He immigrated with his brothers Markus and Shmilik and their families to Montréal, Canada in the beginning of last century. They had a brother, Boris (1872), and sisters, Maryasya and Malka, who stayed in Herson, Ukraine.

The inquirer is a niece of Kiva.


Bloom, Bertha

In search of the descendants of Bertha Bloom. Bertha was born in Sadgora, Chernovitskiy distinct, Ukraine in 1926. Her father's name was Itsik; her mother's name was Lea. She had three sisters: Rosa, Frida, and Keren. Keren and Rosa were evacuated but the rest of the family was killed in Sadgora during World War II. It is believed that Bertha survived.

The inquirer is the niece of Bertha.


Bolotnikov, Seel

In search of the descendants of Rabbi Seel Bolotnikov, who was born in 1914 and immigrated to the United States from Vilnius, Lithuania.

The inquirer is related to Rabbi Seel Bolotnikov.


Braver, Sheyna-Rivka

In search of the descendants of Sheyna-Rivka Braver, who was born in Grodno, Russia around 1880-1885 and immigrated to the United States between 1900 and 1910. Her father’s name was Benjamin; her mother’s name was Elka. She had many siblings: her sister Chaya and brother David also immigrated to US; her brother Khanan stayed in Russia.

The inquirer is a daughter of Khanan.


Brook, Yefim-Chaim

In search of the descendants of Yefim-Chaim Brook. Yefim-Chaim was born in 1899 in Mogilev, Ukraine. His father, Samuil Brook, died in Mogilev c. 1915-1920, and his mother, Raisa Brook, died in Moscow in 1930.

Yefim-Chaim was married to Manya, born in 1900. They had 3 daughters: Sarrah, Sonya, and Raya, and 11 grandchildren. They lived in the Bronx until 1960.

The inquirer is a cousin of Sarrah, Sonya, and Raya.


Brook-Cohen, Paul-Alexander

In search of the descendants of Paul-Alexander Brook-Cohen, who was born in France (or possibly Lithuania) around 1903-1905. He resided in the United States beginning in 1924. By occupation he was a designer. His mother’s name was Chana-Musya Brook; his father’s name was Rachmil Cohen.

The inquirer is a cousin of Paul-Alexander.


Burger, Max

In search of the descendants of Max Burger, who was born on June 5, 1896. His wife’s name was Hanna. Max Burger died in December 1977 in Florida.

The inquirer is a relative.