Re: Subject: Did individuals ever use names other than their own in Lithuania #lithuania #names


Sarah L Meyer
 

The family story is that my great grandfather Fishel the son of Joseph Perchik bought the surname Meyer to avoid Czarist conscription.  What we do know is that he came to the US in 1884 under the name Fishel Meyer and the Meyer surname (some branches of the family added an "s') and he and the family are enumerated in various US censuses with the surname Meyer.  His wife also came over with the Meyer surname in 1887.
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Sarah L Meyer
Georgetown TX
ANK(I)ER, BIGOS, KARMELEK, PERLSTADT, STOKFISZ, SZPIL(T)BAUM, Poland
BIRGARDOVSKY, EDELBERG, HITE (CHAIT), PERCHIK Russia (southern Ukraine) and some Latvia or Lithuania
https://www.sarahsgenies.com

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