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Deciphering Manifest -- "Gachef"? #romania


kblackma2@...
 

I'm researching an ancestor, Max Finkelstein, and I think I found him on the last line of the attached manifest page.  Under "Last Residence," it appears to say "Gachef."  He's Romanian, but there does not appear to be a town by that name in Romania (or anywhere else for that matter.  Any ideas what it's referring to? 

Much thanks for any help.
Keith Blackman


Molly Staub
 

I had something similar happen regarding my father’s immigration. The family members wrote ”Servio,” which I couldn’t find. The late,  very knowledgeable Phyllis Kramer told me that immigrants sometimes wrote the name of the inn where they had stayed the night before. I later learned it apparently was another stop on their route to America.

 

Happy hunting,

 

Molly Arost Staub

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Molly Staub
 

I had the same question about my father’s emigration to America from Romania. He answered “Servio” for last residence. When I couldn’t find it, the late and very knowledgeable Phyllis Kramer said sometimes people answered with the name of the inn they had stayed in the night before.

 

Molly Arost Staub

 

Researching

BESSARABIA

Arost/Harost/Jarast

Shtofman

 

UKRAINE and GREAT BRITAIN

Berenson

Graffman/Groffman

Mendelson

 

 

 

Molly Arost Staub

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