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THE MODRYKAMIEN AND SKALKA FAMILIES
Ostrow Mazowiecka, Poland
cir 1922
 

 Modrykamien family (Stone in the U.S.) on the right side: 
Standing, from left to right: Brothers Rubin (Robert), Abram Menachem (Abrasha or Albert), Srulís wife Rejzla (Rose), Srul (Israel), Symcha (Sam) with hands on Srulís son Itzak David.
Seated on right: father Mayer Josek and mother Chana Gitla nee Marchewka (Markewich from Zambrow), and Zelman Zelek (Sol) sitting below his mother with arms folded. 
All came to America in 1923 except for Srul, his wife and son. Brother Ajzyk (Irving) was already in the United States, and brother Aron Jankiel (Harry) was in Argentina, arriving in America the next year. 
 
Skalka family on the left side: 
Sitting next to Chana Gitla is her sister Rejzla Cyrla (Tzirel). Sitting below her is her son Label (Leo); to her left is her husband Dawid Ick Skalka. Seated next to him is their youngest daughter Malke (Molly); behind her are her sisters Roche (Rachel), Shaendel (Sylvia) and Hyche (Helen).  The oldest sister Toba (Tessy) and the older son Hayim (Hymie) were already in America.

 


 


 

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