JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Related to Charlie Chaplin? #general


Micha Reisel
 

Dear Genners,
According to family lore my Pggm Lea Reisel born Kaplan, was
the aunt of Charlie Chaplins father, making my father the second cousin to
Charlie himself.
I know that most sources deny that the Chaplins were Jewish, but
I am trying to ascertain if someone knows where in Lithuania the
Chaplins came >from and if their name was Kaplan before becoming Chaplin
:-)

Take care,
Micha

Micha Reisel, Hod HaSharon, Israel
Searching for: Lithuania: REISEL >from Shaki, SMOLIZANSKI >from Kalvarija.
Belarus: WIGDOROWITZ (VIGDOROVICH) >from Ostrina.
Germany: LIEFMANN >from Hanau, WEINBERG & BUECHLER >from Neustadt-Goedens.
The Netherlands: MULLER & VAN ENGEL >from Goor, WOLFF >from Meppel.

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