JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen link to interesting article about the myth of name changes at Ellis Island #general


Toby Bird
 

Dear Genners:

Here's a link to an interesting recent NYC Public Library blog post
about the myth that names were changed when immigrants arrived at
Ellis Island:

http://www.nypl.org/blog/2013/07/02/name-changes-ellis-island
Toby Bird
New York City

Researching: FRUTKO, FRUTKOFF, FRUTKOW, MARMOR, KAPLAN, FREEDMAN,
FRIEDMAN, ITZACOVITZ
Kovna Gubernia

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