JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Turkish Ashkenazi family? #general
Eastern Europe was conquered by the Mongol Asiatic Horde in the latetoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
1254-1294. As all conquering armies have done for ages, they raped the women
of their conquered people. Pregnancies often resulted, including among
Jewish women. That is why I'm told many Jews of European ancestry have an
Asiatic look. This may be a myth, but that look is true in my family- one aunt
particularly and a few cousins.
HIRSCHFELD, HIRSZFELD, BUXBAUM, BUCHSBAUM, LINDENBAUM-Skwarzawa, Sielec
Bienkow, Glinyany, Novyy Yarychiv-GALICIA
MINOFF, MINOWICKI, MINOWITZKI, TOBIASZ-Brest Litovsk, Wysokie
In a message dated 9/10/2009 10:24:00 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
"Do you have ancestors or family relatives who looked Asian?"
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