SIEW family in Denmark #scandinavia
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I looked up the one SIEW buried in Copenhagen, and
that is Soya SIEW, language teacher, died 28. June
But there is also
Eli ZIWES, tailor, buried 18. July 1974
and his wife
Rachel née LEISEROWITZ buried 15. Jan. 1974
If you search http://www.krak.dk/person
for Siew or Ziv or the like there are a few
matches, but - of course - I cannot say if they
have any relationship with the ones you are
In my database of emigrants >from Eastern Europe
who received poor relief here in Copenhagen >from
the Jewish Community there is under the date of
30. May 1905
Zemach SIF, home Kovno, leaving for London, coming
to Copenhagen >from Libau - he received 5 DDK.
In the Danish Demographic Database there is a
merchant Mendel SIFF 28 years old leaving
Copenhagen for New York in 1904, he was born in
There is also a Schiv SIFF, 20 years old leaving
for Baltimore in Oct. 1904 also born in Russia.
That is what I could find right away - I'll see if
I can find more.
Den 24-10-2010 18:34, Adam Katzeff skrev:
...in a list of surnames in the
Adam Katzeff <adam.katzeff@...>
I have just come across a previously unknown woman, Rissa Maryasha Ioselovna
KATSEV who most likely was a sister of my great grandfather, Samuel KATZEFF.
Rissa Maryasha was born about 1866 and grew up in todays Estonia (in Tallinn
and Pärnu). In 1884 she married in Pärnu to Izrayel Osher Itsikovich ZIV,
born abt 1852, probably in Popelyany, Kovno guberniya (today Papile,
Lithuania), where also the Katsev family originates. Rissa and Izrayel lived
in Tallinn and Tartu in the 1880's, but after that there is no track of the
couple. Therefore I think it's possible they emigrated. After searching in
Sweden and US databases I haven't been able to find them, but in a list of
surnames in the Jewish cemeteries in Copenhagen I have found the surname
SIEW. Therefore I'm now thinking that perhaps they moved to Denmark!?!?
After all my great grandfather ended up in Denmark in 1913 with his family
and I have always had the feeling that he might have had other family
members already living there.
Therefore I wonder if someone knows anything about the SIEW family. All kind
of information is worthful!
Inger Buchard <i.buchard@...>
You may find some interesting names in the Registry Cards of the Copenhagen
[or http://tinyurl.com/23cmukx --Mod.]
lists a Chaim Siw, Musician, born in Libau March 20 185, living >from Dec. 9,
1914 until March 10, 1915 in Baggesensgade 31.3 with the Lipzitz.
He left for the States
There are also a few Katzneff of (Swedish origin) among the app. 750.000
listed persons. When finish the database will register 1.2 Mio adults living