The following 5 trees have been linked to the Bentze Abramowitz Tree. In order to keep these trees current we need your help. Please e-mail me all corrections and additions.
We are researching descendents of the following:
1. Bentze Abramowitz's grandson, my grandfather, Woolf Joseph Abramowitz was born in 1882 and lived in Panevezys, Lithuania. He later moved to King William's Town, South Africa. (Much of the information in this tree is thanks to a labor of love by Nathan Abramowitz, Toronto, Canada.)
2. Moshel Gorzder (Preiss), born in 1784 and died in 1869. He was a wealthy flax merchant of Gorzd, from which town he took his surname when the law required all Jews to furnish one. He had 10 sons and 4 daughters! One son was Joseph or Jossel. He changed his name to Preiss.
3. Ephraim (Klein)Greenblatt, born about 1860 was from Popolan, Lithuania. He had a brother and two sisters in the USA. One brother changed his name to Goldberg.
Ephraim came from Popalan, Lithuania (at that time it was in Russia), to Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He was a pot re-silverer and shammus of the Raleigh Street Shul in P.E.
His wife, Freida Sain arrived a few years later. The family came to S.Africa via Leeds.
The Raleigh Street Shul in P.E. has been made into a national monument and the family contributed to a plaque in Ephraim's name.
4. Yesel Zeiv Davidson was born in ? around 1847 and died in Port Elizabeth, South Africa in 1940. One of his sons, Woolf Joseph Davidson, moved from Litva, Lithuania to Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
5. Isak Druian married Sophie Shapiro. We have no other information on this branch.
- Our Family (71 KB)
Our Family At Alon & Sara's Wedding
- Ariella Gelb (93 KB)
Ariella at her birth on May 16,2002 in Toronto. Named after Abe Brooks
- Three Berzanski Beauties! (232 KB)
Together at Bayla's birth.
- Our Adult Family (63 KB)
From L to R: Mark, Stephanie, Carol, Roy, Gila, Bryan
- Baby Figov (20 KB)
Baby Figov born 5/26/2002 to Navah (nee Levy) and Harvey Tsvi Figov
- Baby Boy Levy (30 KB)
Baby Levy born 6/6/2002 to Yaron & Dikta Levy, in Israel
- Tamar & Ariella Gelb 6-2002 (155 KB)
Tamar and her new sister
- Alli Abramowitz (66 KB)
Alli, daughter of Gila & Bryan
- Michael (Mikey) Abramowitz (146 KB)
Mikey, son of Gila & Bryan, practicing for his baseball debut
- Mark & Stephanie (99 KB)
Egaged 4-13-2002; to be married 4-27-2003
- Carla Jade Rabin - Daughter of Nick & Kim Rabin (92 KB)
Kim is the daughter of Ronnie & Sylvia Davidson
- Ruby Epstein (30 KB)
Son of Larissa (nee Atlas) & Darren Epstein. Named after Rubie Davidson
- Three Peled Beauties! (53 KB)
Martin & Pam Peled's daughters at Colin's wedding
- Hannah Natalya Symon (37 KB)
Daughter of Keith & Sheila Symon. Named after Hannah Symon (nee Anolick)
- Bayla Berzanski - born Feb. 1, 2003 (134 KB)
Deon & Samantha Berzanski's (nee Manne) 3rd daughter.