Lipman Dov Ber Choroszcz was born in Zambrow on 10 March 1860 to
Yitzhak Leizer Choroszcz (1827-1914) and Marym Burak[-iewicz] of
Snaidowo (1832-?). He was one of six children. The family lived on
ul. 15 St. Kryszka just off the Stara Miesta. He married Elka
Libbe Kawka[-iewicz], the daughter of Mordka and Ena Bella circa
1884. They had five children: Avram Eli, Chaya Feiga, Mnucha,
Mordka and Henach. He married again after the death of Elka Libbe
circa 1900, to a woman who was much younger than him. Her given
name is known as Bina Etka. They had one child: Masha 1905-1941.
She and her family died in the Holocaust.
became self-employed by buying the rights to harvest local
orchards. He would then sell the fruit in the local market, as
well as the surrounding towns and villages. He also sold to the
Polish military barracks that were situated within Zambrow itself.
His children, including the girls, helped him with the harvest. He
also purchased the bristles of the local farmer’s hogs and sold
them to companies that manufactured paint brushes.
passed away on 20 Jan 1917 in Zambrow.