Miriam Leah Horwitz born in Kobylnik 1833. She married Meir Shimshon ben Abraham Gordon in Myadel 1847. She had ten children: Hershel, Chasia, Ester Chana, Nathan, David, Roche Beile, Abraham, George, Rose and Fannie. She counted the age of her children by where they were born: Kobylnik, Myadel, Mostviany (Muchanee), Porubanck. She sent her boys to America one by one, her girls to the Black Sea area to work and marry. Between 1888 and 1902, the boys and young girls earned enough to bering all the families to New Britain CT where she died in 1906.


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