Need help finding Lithuanian external/internal passport of my grandfather #lithuania
Mark Horowitz <msh@...>
I asked the Lithuanian Archives for records on my grandfather, Samuel Horowitz, but they couldn't find them. The Ellis Island manifest said he arrived under the name "Zalmann Horwitz" with his mother and siblings in 1921 at age 19. I asked the archives again to search under that name, the Lithuanian version of Horowitz (Gurvitz), and the surname Dokshytsy (possible real name according to family folklore), but no luck. I understood there was no way he could have left Lithuania without a passport, and his name in the passport should have matched the name on the manifest, although his Alien Registration form showed he arrived under the name Zalman Gurvitz.
Any help, suggestions, tips to unravel the mystery would be appreciated. Thank you.