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Bielsk Podlaski
POLAND


 



SENDER CHRABOLOWSKI'S NUCLEAR FAMILY
Bielsk Podlaski
year unknown

Izzy (Isidor), Sender, Chisora (Sarah), Chana Fruma and Morris (Maishe)
 

Sender married Chana Fruma Bord from Bialystok. He worked as a butcher, just like his father and many of his brothers.
They had eight children: Avrum, who was a soldier who died in Russia; Tibe (Toby, Tillie), Izzy (Isidor), Chisora (Sarah), Yussel (Joe), Morris (Maishe), Manya (Mindel) and Marsha, who died in Europe at the age of ten. All of the children except Avrum and Marsha immigrated to the United States. Sender died in the Ukraine during the first World War. Chana Fruma fled during this war from Bielsk Podlaski to Dnepropetrovsk (Ekaterinoslav), Ukraine, and then later to the U.S.

 


SHIFRA LEAH'S NUCLEAR FAMILY
Bielsk Podlaski
cir 1908

Top row: Clara, Hershel Popovich, Mordechai (Yitzhak Mendel), Eli Yankel, Shifra Leah, Raizel (Roza)
Bottom row: Mattl (Chaya Mindel) and Esther Malka.
The photo includes patriarch Eli Yankel Chrabolowski.
 

Shifra Leah was the only daughter was the only daughter of Eli Yankel and Chaya Mindel Chrabolowski's seven children.
She married Hershel Popovich from Siemiatcze. During World War I, the Popovich family settled in Orenburg, Russia.
Shifra Leah and Hershel had five children (seen in above photo). In 1937, the Russian authorities arrested Hershel and killed him. Shifra Leah subsequently died in Orenburg in 1942. Mordechai, Mattl and Esther never emigrated, but both Raizel and Clara immigrated to the United States.






 


 

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