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Looking for info on KAMENETSKY and Jewish Aid Orgs in 1912/3 Montreal #canada


Henry Carrey Boston,MA . Carey/Kirzhner/Berestyaner , Belous , Isenberg - Lutsk ; Postolov/Herman/Kolovsky-Zhitomir
 

I wonder if anyone could advise me the best way to get information about my mother and grandmother's stay in Montreal in 1913 .

My grandfather Shloyme Postalov had arrived in Boston in 1907 while my grandmother Frahdl/Fannie was pregnant with my mother Leyke . My grandmother and mother arrived at U.S. emigration in Halifax Nova Scotia on the SS Uranium in December 1912 although the manifest says Port of Montreal . My grandmother was denied admission to the US due to to trachoma of the eyes . Somehow , she got to stay in Montreal at the home of a family called Kamenetsky and was treated by doctors for 4 months. In April 1913 , she was admitted to the US after showing "no lesions" . What I am trying to find are documents which might show how she came be sent to stay with a Jewish family in Montreal as opposed to being deported. Was there a Jewish agency that might have helped and would there be documentation? My Aunt said that the Post family stayed in touch with the Kamenetsy's for several years . I was unable to locate this family .
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Henry H. Carrey
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Henry H. Carrey