Even though I heard before that some percentage of Jews in Latvia have
This is an intriguing topic for me, as my gggf apparently came to Latvia >from Holland, the family
having originated in Italy, we understand.
Once in Latvia, he purchased the pass of a Jew leaving
for the US and changed his name >from Montwuid (?) to Davidowitz.
If anyone has any references to pass on I would appreciate this.
Lamschen/Lemken, Davidovitz, Hirschalld--Sassmachen/Riga in Latvia
Montweed/Montwuid--Italy, Holland, Latvia
Ochberg--Uman in the Ukraine
Friedlander and Ginsberg--Bytom/Beuthen and Wroclau/Breslau in Poland/Germany
And all in South Africa