Missing People: S

Sanders, Alex (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Alex (Elik) Sandler, who was born sometime around 1890-1903 in Dubosary, Russia. His father’s name was Chaim; his mother’s name was Mallya. He had four brothers who immigrated with him to the United States in the late 1800s or early 1900s. In America they changed their last name to Sanders. The brothers had two sisters, Feyga and Leyka, who stayed in Moldova.

The inquirer is a son of Feyga.


Sanders, Allan

In search of Allan Sanders, who was born in New York in approximately 1934. His mother, Maria Gonikman, was born in Moldova and had five brothers. They immigrated to the United States in the early 1920s. One of brothers, Shupim, stayed in Moldova, married his wife Mindl, and had three children: Moshe, Abraham, and Julia. Shupim worked in Peru in 1929, and later perished during WWII. Moshe and Julia received letters and parcels from Maria, but then all connections were lost.

The inquirer is a cousin of Allan.


Sandler, Kathryn (Caddy, Keily)

In search of the descendants of Kathryn Sandler, who was born in Russia around 1917-1919. She immigrated to New York in 1920. Her father's name was Aaron; her mother's name was Sarah.

The inquirer is a cousin.


Sawranskiy, Wolf (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Wolf (William) Sawranskiy, who was born in approximately 1899 in Dymidow, Ukraine. He immigrated to the United States in 1914 from Odessa, Ukraine with his older sister Chane (Anna) Zargorocky (Kingston) and her family—her husband, Sender (Alex), and children, David, Marion, Wolf (William), and Udl (Edith). They all resided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. William Sawranskiy had a son named Steven. Their last known address was: 1713 Oxford Street, Philadelphia, PA. The rest of the family—including Wolf's sister Rosalie—stayed in Odessa.

The inquirer is a son of Rosalie.


Schwarzman, Salomea

In search of Salomea Schwarzman, who was born on May 27, 1928 in Krakow, Poland. She and her mother Bella, who was born on September 24, 1904 in a Krakow ghetto, worked in the Plashow factory and survived WWII. Her father perished in 1941 in Auschwitz.

The inquirer is a cousin.


Seider, Hanna (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Hanna Seider (née Priblooda), who was born in Talnoe, Ukraine between 1900 and 1910. She arrived in New York sometime after 1910. She married David Seider/Saider, who was born circa 1900 in Ekaterinopol, Ukraine. They had a son, Michael, and a daughter, Raya, both born around 1930 in Brooklyn, New York. Known addresses include: 5th Avenue in Brooklyn, New York and 601 East 18th Street, Brooklyn, New York.

The inquirer is a niece of Hanna Seider.


Sevrin, Vladimir and Manya (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Vladimir and Manya Sevrin. Vladimir arrived in the United States in 1915 to avoid military service in the tsarist army. Manya, his wife, joined him later. They had two daughters, Klara (born 1917), and Liya (born 1920). Vladimir and Manya owned a store together.

The inquirer is the cousin of Klara and Liya.


Shahnovick, Icha (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Icha Shahnovik, who was born in Gomel, Belorussia sometime around 1898-1903. He was a tailor or shoemaker. His father's name was Leiba; his mother's name was Malka. Malka and Leiba immigrated to the United States between 1918 and 1924 with their five sons, including Icha, Nosun, Ieruchim, and Yankel, and one daughter, Rahel. A daughter, Sara, and son, Moniy, stayed in Belorussia and communicated through letters before losing touch during WWII.

The inquirer is a son of Sara.


Shapovalenko, Alexander (descendants of)  

In search of the descendants of Alexander Andreevich Shapovalenko, who was born in Saratov Gubernia, Pokrovskaya Sloboda, Kwasnikovka village in approximately 1880. He immigrated to the United States in 1905 and most likely resided in Chicago, Illinois. His sisters, Evdakiya (born 1885), and Maria, (born1886), stayed in Russia. Alexander had three sons.

The inquirer is a granddaughter of Evdakiya.


Shenson, Michel-David (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Michel-David, who was born in the Lubny Poltava region of Ukraine. He immigrated to the United States in the early 1900s. His father's name was Isaac (Israel) and he worked as a jeweler; his mother's name was Paya. He had four brothers: Hatsel-Haim, Ruvim, David, and Abraham, and two sisters, Zina and Esfir (Ester). His brother, Abraham Shenson, immigrated to France and possibly immigrated to the United States before WWII.

The inquirer is a son of Ruvim.


Sher (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Mr. Sher, who was born in approximately 1890 in Ukraine and immigrated to the United States with his wife and two daughters in 1929 or 1930. In 1941 they lived on 6th Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The inquirer is a relative.


Shkurka-Simzol, Dmitry

In search of Dmitry Shkurka, who was born in Borispol, Ukraine in approximately 1921. His father's name was Peter; his mother's name was Anastasia. He immigrated to the United States in 1951 with his wife Elena. In the United States they changed their last name to Simzol.

The inquirer is a niece of Dmitry.


Shmuelovich, Kopel Ayzik

Kopel Ayzik ShmuelovichIn search of Kopel Ayzik Shmuelovich, who was born on March 3, 1927. His father’s name was Iosif; his mother’s name was Rachel. He immigrated to Israel in 1971 with his wife Miriam, who was born in 1922. They had two children: Nelly, born on May 15, 1966; and Yakov, born on October 5, 1957. The family resided in Netanya but in 1972 or 1973 they left Israel—most probably for the United States.

The inquirer is a grandson of Ayzik.

 


Shnayderman, Fayge (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Fayge Shnayderman, who was born in Dunayvtzu, Ukraine circa 1896. He immigrated to Baltimore, Maryland in 1914. His father's name was Leib; his mother's name was Sheyva. His parents had five other children: Golda, Rosa, Hanna, Raisa, and Abraham. In the late 1920s, Fayge had two children: a boy and a girl.

The inquirer is the sister of Fayge.


Shnider, Moishe Aaron (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Moishe Shnider, who was born in Faleshte, Bessarabiya (Moldova). He immigrated to Newark, New Jersey, or somewhere in northern United States with his three daughters, Ethel, Tsirel and Khaika, between 1912 and 1915. One of the daughters married David Lazover and had a son, Poll, who works as a doctor. Another daughter had a daughter, Breathers, also a doctor.

The inquirer is a grandson of Moishe Shnider.


Shofel, Tovia (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Tovia Shofel, who was born in 1910 in Krubeshek or Hrubeshek, Poland. His father's name was David, and he had a brother, Joseph, who was born in Krubeshek, Poland in 1918. Tovia left Poland in 1939 and immigrated to Russia with his wife, child, and brother. He resided in Kazakhstan from 1944-1946 and left Russia in 1946.

The inquirer is a nephew of Tovia.


Shraybman, Symha (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Symha Shraybman, who was born sometime between 1890 and 1896 in Proskurov, Ukraine.
Symha was a carpenter. He immigrated to the U.S. in around 1915-1920 and settled in Philadelphia. His father's name was Moishe; his mother's name was Beila.

The inquirer is a nephew of Symha.


Shukman, Leizer (Leonid)

In search of the descendants of Leizer Shukhman, who was born in Sedlitze, Helmsky district in 1887 or 1888. His father's name was Iankel. Leizer arrived in the United States sometime between 1911 and 1914. His last known residence was Chicago, where he lived with his wife and two children. His brother, Simkha, was born in April 1889 and lived in Penza, Russia.

The inquirer is a grandson of Leizer.


Shwartsman, Iosif

In search of Iosif Shwartsman or his descendants. Iosif was born circa 1907 and immigrated to the United States in 1914 or 1915. He lived in New York and was a medical doctor. His last communication with the Russian side of his family took place in 1965.
Iosif's parents' names were Duved and Chayka.

The inquirer is Iosif's niece.


Siegel, Carl (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Carl Siegel (Tsigelnitsky), who arrived in the United States in the 1920s. He had three children: Grinya, born on March 7, 1920; Inde, born on September 12, 1924; and Leib, born on February 12, 1930.
His last letter was received from Detroit, Michigan in 1937.

The inquirer is a niece of Carl.


Sigal, Samuel

In search of the descendants of Samuel Sigal, who was born in Russia in 1887. He emigrated from Medvino, Kiev district to Brooklyn, New York in 1905. Samuel had two sons and a daughter, Mary. The name of Mary's husband was Alex, and they owned a hosiery factory or store in the United States. Samuel was known to have resided in Brooklyn, New York. During WWII he corresponded with his sister, Hanna, who had evacuated to Barnaul.

The inquirer is a son of Hanna.


Silberwasser, Manfred

In search of Manfred Silberwasser, who escaped from a train in France en route to Auschwitz on November 6, 1942. There is reason to believe that in 1992 he was alive and resided in Belgium.

The inquirer is Manfred's friend.


Simon (family name)

In search of two twin brothers with the last name of Simon, who were born in Theresienstadt concentration camp around 1943. Their father, who was blind, was Dr. Simon. They arrived in New York in 1946 and then moved to California.

The inquirer is a child of the Holocaust survivor who was the brothers' godfather.


Sirota, Yakob-Nuta (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Yakob-Nuta Sirota, who was born on March 15, 1898 in Uman, Ukraine. His father's name was Leizer; his mother's name was Khaya. He immigrated to the United States in approximately 1918-1920 and left behind his sister, Feiga, and brothers, Motl and Izik. The below are pictures of Azik and Motl and Motl's family.

The inquirer is a daughter of Motl.


Sivoderov, Mikhail (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Mikhail Sivoderov, who was born around 1900-1905 in Russia. He lived in Ussuriysk and immigrated to the United States circa 1925-1927. His sister, Mariya Kravchenko, lived in Khabarovsk with her sons, Vladimir and Anatoliy. Mikhail's father's name was Yefim.

The inquirer is a niece of Mikhail.


Sobol, Mary (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Mary Sobol (née Buckler), who was born in Balta, Ukraine around 1915-1920. She had four daughters—Feiga, Hava, Betty, Rosa—and a son, Leib. They arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in either 1921 or 1922.

The inquirer is a niece of Mary Sobol.


Sokolov (Sokolow), Eugene

In search of Eugene Sokolov, who was born circa 1923 in the United States. His father, Leonid Sokolov, was an engineer who participated in the construction of the Empire State Building. In the 1930s, Eugene; his wife, Anna; and their children, Eugene and Bystris, were in the USSR while he worked as a contract engineer. His daughter, Mary, was born in 1931 on board a ship.

The inquirer is a cousin of Eugene Sokolov.


Speigel, Elya (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Elya Spiegel, who was born in Skvira, Kiev district, Ukraine circa 1890. He had two sisters, Golda (born circa 1900 in Skvira) and Nehama. His father, Gershk, was born circa 1870 in Skvira. Elya immigrated to Chicago, Illinois between 1920 and 1925.

The inquirer is son of Nehama.


Spevak, Ida

In search of Ida Spevak, who was born in approximately 1911-1913 in Ukraine. Her father's name was Fridman. Ida immigrated to the United States in the 1970s with her son Yakov (born 1940), daughter-in-law Polina (born 1946), and granddaughter Alla (born 1967).

The inquirer is a friend of Ida.


Spott, Elizabeth Julia

In search of Elizabeth Julia Spott, who was born February 2, 1922 in Berlin. Her last known address is from 1939: 4 Menlove Garden South, Liverpool, England. Elizabeth's father, Benno Spott, was a conductor of the synagogue choir at the Heidereutergasse in Berlin. Her mother was Rosa Spott. It is believed that both of Elizabeth's parents as well as her brother were killed in the Holocaust.

The inquirer is a cousin of Elizabeth Spott.


Steinherz, Vilmos (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Vilmos Steinherz, who was born in 1886 in Hungary. His father's name was Sebastian; his mother's name was Pepi. He immigrated to the United State in approximately 1910.

The inquirer is a relative.


Sverdlovsky, Phillip (Sam Levy)

In search of the descendants of Phillip Sverdlovsky, who was born in Russia in 1881. He married Rachel Plitnick (born in 1874 in Minsk). She had a sister, Celia. Phillip and Rachel had five children: Morris (born in 1900); Harris (born on March 6, 1904); Paul (Percivil) (born in May 1907); Tillie (Tybila) (born in September of either 1908 or 1909); and Frieda (born in 1910). Rachel died in Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, New York on September 21, 1919. Phillip and Rachel separated before her death. The children first were placed in a Catholic infants home and later placed in the Jewish Orphanage. Freda died in 1935 and is buried in the Montefiore cemetery in Queens, New York. The children of Phillip and Rachel changed their last name to Swedroe.

After the death of Rachel, Phillip changed his name to Sam Levy; married Fanny; and had three more children, Kate, Mary, and Willie. They lived in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.

The inquirer is a daughter of Paul.