This past year has seen a tremendous increase in JewishGen Newsgroup's
researchers throughout the diaspora.
Two years ago I located - thru the help of 2 JewishGenners -
family living in France - 3 first cousins. Neither they nor I knew of the
In hopes that "lightning may strike in the same place" - I am posting my
modified family research surname descendant summary.
I have been searching for documentation pertaining to the following
ancestors, beginning with my paternal Great-Great Grandparents Pincus FRUCHT
and Leah GORDON; my Great-grandparents A.Leib Chonow and Chaye Eta FRUCHT
[his second wife was Basha ASCH]; Grandparents Mordkhel and Soulia [Shule]
SHEINKEROVICH FRUCHT, Gedalia FRUCHT [my Dad], his sister Libe FRUCHT ABELMAN
[Chaim Abelman was Libe’s second husband], my Dad's
Uncle Philip FURSHMAN [FRUCHT], Aunt Sarah FRUCHT ARONSON,
Uncles Kalman [Mike], Louis, Jacob, and Aunt Becky FURSHMAN:
- Leib's Lithuanian born children.
American born children were Goldie [Gussie] and Henrietta [Yetta]
Time frame:1800-1945, Lithuania [Vilcomir, Kovno, Vilna]
America [New Jersey, Mass.]
DM variant: FRUCHT/FRAKT.
Additional names, relationship unknown, but family given names
[included in a 1939 letter >from Kovno] are
possibly my Dad’s siblings and/or their children: Tamarka,
Milke, Bieke, Leibke, Heinke [who
is said to have emigrated to to the U.S.], Leibke and Elsa.
My Dad’s younger brother, Saul, was mentioned in the letter as Sheilke. It
was Sheilke's children whom I discovered in France.
Sheilke and his wife, Hode KACAS FRUCHT died in Auschwitz
If anyone recognizes anything vaguely familiar which could lead to a
connection to my research area, please contact me privately.
Thank you for taking the time to read my message.
Sylvia Furshman Nusinov