I have been searching for some time for my grandfather's three sisters and
have just found out that his niece, Bertha Gop(p) arrived through Ellis
Island May 30, 1917. The shipping manifest states that she was going to her
Aunt, Gutel Meyerowitz of 35 Wall Street, Boston, Mass.
This is the first time that I have "found" one of his three sisters,
although I believe that all three went to Boston. The 6 brothers went to
South Africa and it was only through the ALD that I discovered that there
were also 3 sisters. Their parents (my great grandparents) were Shmuel
Beniamin ben Abram Gop and Sora Rokhel bat Abram David Friedland. I have
had some research done in Vilnuis with amazing success!
Gutel Gop was born in Vilijampole, Kaunas on 29th December 1873. She may
also have had a son Borukh, who was born in Kaunas in 1896, before her
marriage to Mr ? Meyerowitz. I know nothing further about Gutel's family
in Boston, or even when she left Lithuania.
I would appreciate it if someone could point me in the right direction,
perhaps has access to a Boston census 1910 or 1920?
Thanks in advance
Perth, Western Australia.
GOP/GOPP/HOPE - Vilijampole Kaunas, South Africa, U.S.A.
FRIEDLAND - Vilkija
ALTMAN - Kaunas
ZAID/SAID - Joneskelis, Vilkija, Panevezh, South Africa
GORDON - Panevezh
MAYEFSKI/MAY - Lida, South Africa, U.S.A.