The Borkum and Gross Families The Borkum and Gross families. Photo taken during a 1933 visit to Aniksht by Morris and Ida Borkum.  Morris Borkum (c.1887-1961) emigrated to Chelsea, Massachusetts in 1905 and was a founding member of The United Brothers of Onikchty Society, a Chelsea, Massachusetts landsmanshaft.) Top row, standing, left to right: Shayna (Borkum) Gross and Yaacov-Yosef Gross (both killed by the Nazis in 1941). Middle row, seated, left to right: Morris Borkum, Fruma Borkum, Eliyahu-Shimon Borkum and Ida (Mrs. Morris) Borkum (c. 1888-1953). Bottom row, left to right: Shulamit Gross (killed by the Nazis in 1941) and Eliezer Gross. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Michael Libenson) Galleries