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
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Subject: Re: [] 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)



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