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Mlawa
POLAND


 

THE FAMILY OF SHIMON ALTER AND ZYSLA TACHNA
Mlawa
bef World War I
 

Front row, left to right: Shimon Alter Tachna, daughter Rivke, wife Zysla (nee Kon), grandson Mikhael Zylberstejn,
son Luzer, daughter Freida Chaya. 
Back row, left to right: Daughter Anka, son Zalman, daughter Lizzie, and son Dovid, son Harry Nathan.



 

ZYSLA (nee Kon) TACHNA
wife of Shimon Alter Tachna
mother of twelve children

Zysla, daughter of Michel Kon and Cypra Waser, was born in Neiporet in 1861. In Nowy Dwor in 1880 she married Shimon Alter Tachna of Mlawa, son of Ickiem Jankiel.

Shimon Alter passed away in Mlawa in 1933; Zysla perished in the Shoah.


Zysla Tachna
cir 1933


Zysla with daughter
Anka and perhaps
a grandchild
cir 1937
 

The Children of Shimon Alter and Zysla Tachna
all photographs taken in Mlawa unless otherwise specified

BESSIE

Both Bessie and her husband Samuel were born and were married in Mlawa.
They had two boys and two girls, two of their children being born in Nasielsk and one in Mlawa. All eventually emigrated from Poland.

Photo, right: Samuel Perlmutter, husband to Bessie, bef WW I. Photo taken in Nasielsk.
 


 
RIVKE

Rivke was born in Mlawa; her husband
Abram Mordechai Zylbersztejn was from Garwolin. They married in Mlawa in 1910. They had one child Mikhael. All perished in the Shoah.

Rivke (nee Tachna) Zylberstejn and husband Avram Mordechai, with son Mikhael, cir 1920s


Mikhael
11 Sep 1925


Mikhael
12 Dec 1928
 


Mikhael
cir 1930s

LUZER

Luzer was born in Mlawa and eventually immigrated to Mexico, as did his brother
Zalman. He married Julia Almada.


Luzer
cir 1920


Luzer
cir 1920
 

 

FRIEDA CHAYA

Frieda was born in Mlawa and married a man with the surname Benjamin.
She passed away in Poland cir 1930.

Frieda Chaya
cir1920s

Frieda Chaya
cir 1920s
 


Frieda Chaya
cir 1920s

LIZZIE

Lizzie was born in Mlawa and eventually married Henry Silverstein in Poland. They had two boys, one born in Mlawa, the other in the United States. They later immigrated to the United States. Lizzie passed away in 1930 at the early age of forty.
 


Lizzie with her
first son
cir 1920
 

   
SHAYNDEL

Shayndel was born in 1890 in Mlawa, Poland. Sadly, she passed away from cholera during the war in Mlawa in 1916.


 
ZALMAN

Both Zalman and his wife Nijie were from Mlawa. They married there and eventually immigrated to Sonora, Mexico.

Zalman and Nijie had four children, two boys and two girls, all born in Mexico.

Zalman
cir 1920s

Zalman
cir 1920s
 

Zalman and his wife
Nijie (nee Weischinsky)
PESSA

Pessa was born in Mlawa in 1906 and sadly passed away six days after her birth.


 
MARVIN

Marvin, born in Mlawa, immigrated to the United States. He married Bella Baseman, and they had one boy and one girl.


Marvin
cir 1920
 

   
ANKA

Both Anka and her husbnd Jonat Grynberg were born in Mlawa. They married there in 1934. Both they and their infant daughter perished in the Shoah.

Anka
cir 1920s
 

Anka with husband
Jonat Grynberg
cir 1930s
 
HARRY NATHAN

Harry Nathan immigrated to the United States. There, he met Rose Perlmutter and married. They had one boy and two girls.

Harry Nathan
cir 1911

Harry Nathan
cir 1912
 

Harry Nathan
cir 1914

Harry Nathan
cir 1917
DOVID

Dovid was born in Mlawa in 1904. There, he met Feige Ruchle nee Jacobovitz who was also Mlawa. He perished in the Mlawa Ghetto in 1942; she in the Warszawa Ghetto in  1943.

Also see:
Warszawa: Dovid and Feige Ruchle Tachna


Dovid
cir 1920s

Dovid and his wife
Feige Ruchle
cir 1920s
 




Also see Mlawa: The Family of Szaja and Ruchle Tachna
...and Mlawa: The Children of Szaja and Ruchle Tachna

...and Mlawa: Yetta and Rosa Tachna
...and Mlawa: A Segal Family Seder
...and Warszawa: Dovid and Feige Ruchle Tachna
...and Goworowo: Pearl Tachna and Family
...and Nasielsk: Samuel Perlmutter

...and Lodz: Gitle Frimet Jablon



 


 

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