Re: New Belarus records #belarus

Ellen Caplan

Could be Bassie (my grandmother’s sister's name, in Galicia). Or how about Rivka aka Rebecca (which could have been changed to Beckie but possibly also to Bessie). Or Blume (my grandmother’s name in Latvia, which she changed to Beckie). Or any other Yiddish name with a B (Brocha, Breine, Bayla ) -  Bessie seems to have been a common choice in America.
Ellen Caplan
Ottawa, Canada
Researching: EISENBERG, NAGLER, GINIGER, KLINGER: Mielnica, Ustye Biscupie, & Zalescie, Galicia; BREGER, LIEBMAN/ LEBMAN: Gomel & area, Belarus; PARADISGARTEN,  SOLOMON: Tukums & Mitau, Latvia

Join to automatically receive all group messages.