From: stuart sholl
I'm Stu Sholl of Harrisburg, PA, USA. My
father's family emigrated here from Panevezys, Lithuania in the 19th
century. My mother's family emigrated from Obeliai.
I live in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania USA.
Harrisburg was the destination of many Jews from Kovna Guberniya from
1881 to c. 1906. There are many Jewish families in our community whose
origins are in Panavazys, Obeliai, Rokiskis and elsewhere. As I get
through local archives I will send whatever data I find to the
My paternal grandfather's name was Jacob
Shalit (Yaakov Lev ben Yosef Bentzion). Two of his brothers also
emigrated to Harrisburg, Harry (Zvi) and Phillip (Fishel).
My paternal grandmother was Sarah Ethel
Frank who emigrated from Panavezys in the 1880's with her parents, Max
(Mordechai ben Avraham Abba) Frank, and Mary (Mara bas Shmeril) maiden
I'm interested in your Panevezys research
group and look forward to participating in it's research.