Re: Maiming to Avoid the Russian Draft?

sharon yampell
 

My grandfather’s step-grandfather actually DID cut off one of his fingers and when he was buried in the US, the finger was buried with him…

 

 

Sharon F. Yampell

Voorhees, NJ USA/ suburb of Philadelphia PA

 

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From: Harry Auerbach
Sent: Friday, January 17, 2020 4:10 PM
To: main@...; sarahlmeyer@...
Subject: Re: [JewishGen.org] Maiming to Avoid the Russian Draft?

 

Similarly, in my maternal line, the story is one of the sons changed his surname from Markell to Marget to avoid the draft. I am descended from Marget.

 

Harry Auerbach

Searching Marget (Vilna)

Rice/Grynfeld/Lewkowicz (Poland)

Korobov/Nahinsky (Ukraine, Belarus)

Auerbach/Mirsky(Brest-Litovsk)

 

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