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Inhabitants of Voronkov

Compiled by Rabbi Jeffrey A. Marx

February 4, 2014

 

Indentation indicates generations of a family.

 

1860s

Chaim Medvedevker[1]

            Avreml[2] and ?, Meir[3]   

Minde[4]

            Menachem Nochem Rabinowitz[5] and Chaya Esther[6]

                   Shalom[7], Volf[8], Ber[9], Hershel[10], Eliyahu[11], Sophia[12], Abba[13],Vevik[14], (3 other

                        girls)[15]

            Nissel Rabinowitz[16] and Hodel[17]

            Pinny Rabinowitz[18] and ?

                        Yisroel, Itzl[19], daughter[20]

Dan[21]

Eli Keyle[22]

Gedalya[23]

Hershel[24]

Ideleh[25] and Frume[26]

Isaac[27]

Joseph Meir[28]

Melech[29]

Moshe[30] and ?[31]

Moshe Hersh[32] and Feigeleh[33]

Ozer[34]

Ruda Basye[35]

Shimmeleh[36] and Henye[37]

            Pineleh[38]

Shmuel Eli[39]

Shmulik[40]

? and Sarah Feige[41]

            Gershon[42]

? (deceased) and ?

            Berel[43]

Zorechl[44]

 

1885

David Warschawski[45] and Etta (Jackovski?)

            Jacob Eliyahu[46], Rose, Abraham, Samuel

 

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Endnotes


[1] He was a rabbi in the early to mid 1860s.  (Sholom Aleichem, Funem Yarid/From the Fair, 1908-1915, translated by Curt Leviant, 1985, Penguin Books, NY, p. 18).

[2] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 18).

[3] He was later known as Michael Yefimovitch Medvedyev, a singer. (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 18).

[4] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., pp. 27,28,88).

[5]  His father was Vevik, (the son of Zev-Wolf Rabinowitz), who had died before the family moved to Voronkov. (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., pp. 6-7; Marie Waife-Goldberg, My Father, Sholom Aleichem, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968, p. 123), hence he was known as Nochem Vevik. (Jeremy Dauber, The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem, Nextbook, NY, 2013, p.17).

[6] She was the daughter of Moshe Yossi Hamarnik and Gitl of Bohuslav. (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., pp. 8,107).

[7] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit.).

[8] Volf Rabinovitsh, Mayn Bruder Sholem Aleichem-Zikhroynes/My Brother, Sholem Aleichem: Memories, Kiev, 1939).

[9] Waife-Goldberg, Op. Cit., p. 38.  He later immigrated to the U.S. and took the name, Bernard Roberts.

[10] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 93; Waife-Goldberg, Op. Cit., p. 122).

[11] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 105).

[12] Waife-Goldberg, (Op. Cit., p. 122).  She immigrated to the US with her brother, Ber. (Dauber, Op. Cit., p. 298).

[13] (Dauber, Op. Cit., p.198).

[14] (Waife-Goldberg, Op. Cit., pp. 122-123).

[15] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 7).

[16] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 35).

[17] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 39).

[18] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., pp. 36-37).

[19] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 106).

[20] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 148).

[21] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 51).

[22] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 30).

[23] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 58).

[24] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 49).

[25] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p.8).

[26] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 8).

[27] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 51).

[28] Woodchopper. (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 54).

[29] Shammes. (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 27).

[30] Butcher. (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 53).

[31] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 61).

[32] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 36).

[33] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 36).

[34] Shoemaker and bathhouse attendant. (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 27).

[35] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 55).

[36] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 43).

[37] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 44).

[38] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 44).

[39] Rabbi, later part of the 1860s. (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 22).

[40] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 16).

[41] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 54).

[42] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 54).

[43] (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 30).

[44] Teacher. (Sholom Aleichem, Op. Cit., p. 18).

[45] 1885 Hamburg Passenger Lists (6/24/1885, “David Warswchafsky”, Hamburg Passenger Lists 1850-1934, Vol. 373-71, VIIIA I Band 054E, p. 898) state that David (traveling with all of his family except for Jacob) was from Warenkov; 1885 Ship’s Manifest (7/6/1885, Servia, Hamburg to New York, lines 444-448, “David Warschafsky”) states Warankow, Russia.

[46] Since Jacob was David’s son, by inference, he was also living in Voronkov before emigrating to the U.S.  (Marx, Jeffrey, unpublished ms, “The Warschawski and Weintraub Families”, 2013, American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, pp. 1-3).

 

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