Missing People: K

Kabanovskaya, Sora (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Sora Kabanovskaya (née Vinnitskaya), who was born in approximately 1870 in Khabno (now Polesnoe), Ukraine. She immigrated to the United States in either 1913 or 1914 with three children, one of them named Sheindl. Her husband Moishe had immigrated to the United States prior to Sora, with their daughter Kreine and son Menashe. Their sixth son was born in 1915 or 1916 in Chicago. Sora lived in Chicago until her death in approximately 1950; her children and grandchildren live in New York.

The inquirer is a niece of Sora.


Kalmik, Dopka (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Dopka Kalmik, who was born in Druya in the late 1890s. Her father’s name was Peyshah-Yankel; her mother’s name was Elkiy-Zelda. Her parents had 12 to14 children. A few of their names are: Sura-Reske, Mihal-Meske, Sheyna-Peske, Basheva-Genesya, Dopka, and Heme-Leyb.

Dopka immigrated to Haifa, Israel with her children in the 1920 or 1930s. Dopka's husband died in Russia. After Mihal-Meske died in Odessa, his wife immigrated to Israel. Basheva-Genesya married Bough (Boris) and had four children: Sura-Libe (Lyuba), who was born in 1918; Srul-Avrum (Izya), who was born in 1920; Smil-Bentin (Sema), who was born in 1922; and Mekhlya, who was born on August 1, 1924. Dopka’s siblings had daughters named Eugenia and Lyuba, who likely were born in Russia in sometime between 1910 and 1920 and immigrated to the United States or Israel before 1934. Eugenia married Israel Gurevich. Lyuba married Moisey Bichkov.

The inquirer is a niece of Dopka.


Kaluzhny, Yuzef (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Yuzef Kaluzhny, who was born in Tiraspol, Ukraine sometime between 1865 and 1870 and arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1913. He kept in touch with his relatives in the USSR until 1954.

The inquirer is a grandson of Yuzef.


Kantor, Shlomo (descendants of)

In search of descendants of Sol (Solomon, Shlomo) Kantor. His last known address was in 1954: 136 Chester Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.

The inquirer is a relative.


Kashtelyan, Froim (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Froim Kashtelyan, who arrived in the United States from Ukraine sometime around 1902-1904. He lived in New York. His father's name was Zalman.

The inquirer is a nephew of Froim.


Kerber (née Schwartz), Ethyl (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Ethyl Kerber. Ethyl was born in Galitsia and arrived in the United States in 1906 with her brother, Leisha Schwartz, and nephew, Abe Schwartz.

The inquirer is a grand-niece of Ethyl.


Kheyfits, David (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of David Kheyfits, who was born in Gradizhsk, Ukraine in 1897. His father’s name was Mendel; his mother’s name was Mira. They had 8 children: Moisey, David, Boris, Zahar, Israel, Runya, Baya, and Haiya (Galya). David immigrated to the United States around 1927-1930.

The inquirer is a son of Israel.


Khmelnitsky, Moishe (descendants of)

In search of descendants and/or relatives of Moishe Khmelnitsky, who was born about 1900 or 1903. His family originated from the Kiev area, probably the shtetls of Pogrebishche or Pliskov. The last known address for Moishe was:

Block 10-House 18-Flat 4,
Tashkent, USSR 70012

The photos are:

  • A cousin’s family, who possibly lived in Vladivostok
  • A wedding invitation that was sent to Moishe's Uncle Zadel, now deceased, who used to live in the United States and was the father of the inquirer. The name of the groom was Leon Richter and the name of the bride was Lena.

The inquirer is a nephew of Moishe.

 

 

 

 


Kilinsky, Froike (descendents of)

In search of the descendents of Froike Kilinskiy, who was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States prior to 1941. Froike died at age 102. His daughter, Meschul Ester, and her son visited Russia in the 1960s.

The inquirer is a nephew of Froike Kilinskiy.


Kilinsky, Froim (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Froim Kilinsky, who was born in Bessarabia, lived in California, and died at the age of 102. His daughter, Meschul Ester, visited her relatives in Russia in the 1960s.

The inquirer is a nephew of Froim.


Knizhnik, Gdal-Gersh (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of the sisters of Gdal-Gersh (Grigory) Knizhnik, who was born in 1902. His sisters were significantly older than he. The family lived in the small town of Polonnoye, Ukraine. In the beginning of 20th century, both sisters immigrated to the United States. They were not married at the time of immigration.

The inquirer is a grandson of Gdal-Gersh.

Knizhnik family
Knizhnik family
 


Knyazhitsky, Froim (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Froim Knyazhitsky, who was born in Yelisavetgrad Gubernia in either 1886 or 1887 and immigrated to the United States in 1904 or 1905. He settled in Philadelphia and by 1922 owned a dairy farm. In 1939, he was joined by his nephew Vladimir Anysh (Anish). Froim had two sons.

The inquirer is a nephew of Froim and a cousin of Vladimir.


Kohan, Konstantin (Kune)

In search of Konstantin (Kune) Kohan, who was born in Priluki, Ukraine. The date of his arrival in the United States is unknown. His brother, Matus Kogan, went to South Africa in 1928. Their parents' names were Reva Miner and Yosif Kogan. Reva died circa 1940 in Priluki.

The inquirer is a niece of Konstantin.


Koifman, Gersh (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Gersh Koifman, who was born in approximately 1900 in the village of Shargorod, Vinnitsa District, Ukraine. His mother, who was born in 1881, was named was Esther. Gersh immigrated to the United States sometime between 1920 and 1926. He was involved in the metallurgy industry and most probably lived in Cincinnati.

The inquirer is a niece.

Koifman family       Esther Basinkis with family
Koifman family      Esther Basinkis with family
 


Komisaruck, Vigdor (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Vigdor Komisaruk, who was born in Tokmak, Ukraine in 1883. Vigdor immigrated to New York via Ellis Island on July 24, 1906. His father's name was Abraham Dov Ber Komisaruk; his mother's name was Khaya Sarah Klotz. Vigdor was a dealer.

The inquirer is a relative of Vigdor.


Konviser, Kiva (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Kiva Konviser, who was born in Smolevichi, Minsk district, Belorussia. His father's name was Mendel; his mother's name was Hanna. He immigrated to Boston, Massachusetts between 1915 and 1918 with his wife Zhita; two sons, Israel and Mesha; and two daughters, Figolya and Haia. Kiva may have owned an auto repair shop; Israel studied law in Boston.

The inquirer is a sister of Kiva Konviser.


Korolevski, Sergei

In search of Sergei Nikolayevich Korolevski, who was born on January 13, 1951 in Belokurakino, Ukraine. He immigrated to the United States sometime between 1980 and 1990, possibly with his sister Svetlana.

The inquirer is a daughter of Sergei.


Kramer, Gary

In search of Gary Kramer or his relatives and descendants. Gary was born between 1925 and 1927 and emigrated from Italy to the United States in either 1936 or 1937. He arrived with his family, including his aunt Dora Henkin and his brother George. Gary graduated from Massachusetts University in 1941 and worked for Westinghouse Co. as an engineer. Dora worked for Morgan Bank in New York.

The inquirer is Gary's cousin.


Krivitskaya, Raika (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Raika Krivitskaya, who was born in the Starobindkiy District, Byelorussia between 1895 and 1900. Her father’s name was Morduh. She had two sisters, Khaya-Goda Shklyar (who was born in 1888) and Merka Kapchets (who was born in 1901); and two brothers, Alter and Iosif. Raika immigrated to the United States between 1915 and 1925. Her sons served in the Navy. They are in search of their aunt, Merka Kapchets, who visited Moscow, then Minsk. Between 1930 and 1940, Raika sent money to her father Morduh in the town of Slutsk.

The inquirer is a son of Khaya-Goda.


Krootikova, Sonia (descendants of)

In search of Sonia Krootikova who lived in Shanghai, China between 1935 and 1945. She was a white Russian born in Siberia in 1918. She had a child born December 14, 1941. The girl was adopted by Mr. Frederick Carter, a British subject, and Mrs. Sarita Carter (née Katz) in 1941. The Carter family moved into the Yu Yuen camp in Shanghai in February 1943 and moved to Yangtzepoo in April 1945. They later immigrated to Australia where they stayed for around two years before moving to Cambridge in England with their two sons and adopted daughter. Both Frederick and Sarita are deceased.

The inquirer is a grandson of Sonia.


Kurtz(ts), Boris

In search of Boris Kurtz(ts), who was born in 1920 in the United States. His parents immigrated to the United States from Ukraine in 1918. His father, Leo Kurtz (Krutinsky) lived in New York in 1947. Boris is a veteran of the US Air Force; he fought during WWII. Boris had a sister, Polina.

The inquirer is a cousin of Boris.


Kushnir, Israel (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Israel Kushnir, who was born circa 1897 in the village of Mikhailovka, Vinnitsa Region. His father’s name was Nus.

The inquirer is a grand-nephew of Israel.


Kutsenog, Yeva (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Yeva Kutsenog. Yeva was born between 1893 and 1895 in Skvira, Kiev Gubernia, Ukraine. Yeva arrived in the United States between 1915 and 1918.

Yeva's father's name was Yevsey. There were five children in the Kutsenog family: two brothers, Isaak and Grigoriy; and three sisters, Pesya (Polina), Olga, and Yeva. Yeva was the only one who immigrated to the United States. Sometime between 1947 and 1949, Pesya (Polina) Kutsenog received a package from the United States.

The inquirer is a niece of Yeva Kutsenog.