3 June 2011
of Lubin has three
children: Elkunah (more about him, below), Jossel (became Joseph
Grosser) and Perl (Pearl Shapiro).
Joe Grosser (ca. 1881 - 1976) arrived in Philadelphia in 1903. He
was a locksmith and, later, a machinist. He married Katie in
Pearl Grosser (ca. 1876 - ?), not pictured, married Hyman Shapiro in
the Russian Empire and had five or six children. She arrived in
Philadelphia about 1913. In Philadelphia she had two more
David Grosser (ca. 1902 - ?) was born in Labun and traveled to the USA
in 1921. He was a blacksmith and, later, an ironworker. He
married Dora Goran in Philadelphia, had two daughters, and then
moved to Brooklyn before 1930. He worked as a driver.
to r: Ida (Chaia) Grosser Lieberman, Herman
(Chaim), Elcon (Elkunah
Grojskop), Jennie (Czarna Tepper), Samuel.
Czarna Tepper in the town
of Baranivka (located 24 mi. NE of Labun) in August 1897. He was
a blacksmith. Elcon emigrated to Philadelphia in 1900 and worked
as an ironworker for the Baldwin Locomotive Company. Jennie
and the children arrived in Philadelphia in 1901. Elcon and
Jennie opened a hardware store on South Street in Philadelphia.
He died in September 1973.
Elcon and Jennie Tepper
Grosser 74th Anniversary, The Evening Bulletin, Philadelphia, August
on document to see transcription.