Belarus SIG #Belarus New Bedford, MA Search / ABRAMS & DRATCH #belarus

ms nodrog

Dear Genners,
In an old address book, used by my husband's grandmother when she came
to America, there is an address for Abrams & Dratch, Water Street, New
Bedford, MA. 
I have already searched the NB City Directories >from 1909 until 1931
and the US Census for 1920 and 1930.  There was indeed a Benjamin &
Fannie DRATCH, and a few years later Samuel & Lena ABRAMS. They were
all part of the Abrams & Dratch Dry Goods / Department Store.  I have
also checked the JGFF and FTJP with no connections. If anyone has any
information about these families, please contact me.
There is also an address for a Max PINCUS in Brooklyn who was either a
brother of Abrams or Dratch, or their wives, since there is a side note
in Yiddish saying, "Etta's children."  Any information about this
person would also be helpful.
I assume these families came >from Oshmiany and the Vilna area of what
was then Poland and then Lithuania. However, they may have come from
other areas.

Please contact me at

Thanks in advance.
Channah Gordon
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