Missing People: V

Vainer, Leib

In search of the descendants of Vainer Leib (Luis), who was born in Kaminka, Ukraine sometime between 1878 and 1880. His father's name was Abraham. Leib immigrated to Boston, Massachusetts around 1900-1910. He was the owner of a sewing factory and had two sons who served in the Army during WWII and one daughter.

The inquirer is a granddaughter of Leib Vainer.


Vakher, Wolf (descendants of)

Wolf VakherIn search of the descendants of Wolf Jack Vakher, who was born in Berdichev, Ukraine. He immigrated to the United States in approximately 1905, leaving behind his wife Polina and daughter Bertha. Wolf remarried in the United States and had children.

The inquirer is a grandson of Bertha.

 

 


Vakshtein, Boris

In search of Boris Vakshtein or his descendants. Boris Vakshtein was born between 1917 and 1919 in Odessa, Ukraine. Boris's father, Solomon Vakshtein, was a jeweler. Boris immigrated to Argentina in 1929 and settled in Buenos Aires. He was accompanied by his uncle, Samuil Vakshtein, and Samuil's daughter.  In 1957, a tourist from Argentina was looking for the Vakshteins at their former address.

The inquirer is a cousin of Boris Vakshtein.


Vallyavski, Michael

In search of Michael Vallyavski, who was born between 1928 and 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His parents, Isaac and Sheyva (Sofia), were born in Novo-Ukrainka and immigrated to the United States in approximately 1924; his sisters, Vera and Sara, arrived in the United States one year prior to their parents and, during that year, lived with neighbors.

The inquirer is a cousin of Michael.


Volkenshteyn, Pavel (descendants of)

In search of the descendants of Pavel Volkenshteyn, who was born in Ukraine. He immigrated to the United States with his twin brother (name unknown) prior to the 1917 revolution. Their sister stayed in Ukraine with their parents. Their father’s name was Isaac. She and her brother wrote letters to each other, and she received parcels during the period when Torgsin stores were in operation (1931-1936).

The inquirer is a granddaughter of Pavel.