Re: question on burial record


Max! You are amazing. I've looked for clues to this place or occupation and you solved it in minutes. From looking at maps of Belarus I can see how close Pader is to Slutsk and it makes so much sense. I'm going to go with this theory. Thank you so much! 

Molly Ford  
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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To: main@...: Thu, Mar 5, 2020 12:49 am
Subject: Re: [] question on burial record

Hi Molly,

My guess is that the name Paderier or Paderiver comes from the village Pader near Slutzk in Belarus. The ending -er is yiddish. The slavic ending -ski gave the names Paderski and Paderevski. Look A. Beider, A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Russian Empire, Avotaynu, 2008. The passenger manifest for the Mishelov family in 1919 shows that they came from Uzda, which is between Slutzk and Minsk. It fits with an earlier origin from Pader. 

Hope this helps,

Max Polonovski
CGJ, Paris

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