JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Mark Antokolsky, correction #general


Since I sent in my last message about the sculptor Mark Antokolsky, I
have learned a tiny bit more about the Antokolsky family. But for now I
want to correct two statements I made on February 21, 2001, which my
Antokolsky correspondents have told me were incorrect.

I had said that Dan Rottenberg in his "Finding our Fathers" indicated
that there are Antokolsky family records at the Central Archives in
Jerusalem. But Paul Antokolsky, great-grandson of one of Mark's brothers,
told me that the only record there is a picture of the sculptor's former
residence in Vilna.

Also, Jean Perkin, another of my correspondents told me this morning
that she had examined marriage registrations at a "family records center"
(FHC?) and discovered that Claude Montefiore had married married a
"Therese," a daughter of a Polish rabbi. So it seems that Claude had not
married a daughter of Mark Antokolsky, as Hirsz Abramowicz said on p. 255
of his "Profiles of a Lost World," and as I had repeated.

I thought I'd better inform the group of these two corrections in case
someone someday does a search through the Discussion Group Archives for
either "Montefiore" or "Antokolsky" and relies on my mistakes.

Naomi Fatouros (nee FELDMAN)
Bloomington, Indiana
Researching: BELKOWSKY, Odessa, Berdichev; FELDMAN, Pinsk; SHUTZ, SCHUTZ,
Shcherets; LEVY, Mulhouse;SAS, Podwolochisk; RAPOPORT, Tarnopol; BEHAM,
Salok, Kharkov.


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