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ZHERDIN Rebecca

Female 1873 - 1960  (~ 87 years)


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  • Name ZHERDIN Rebecca  [1
    Born About 1873  Preili, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 1960  Brooklyn, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Probably Baron Hirsch Cemetery, Staten Island, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I0494  Zherdin family Tree | Leib Zherdin branch
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2013 

    Father ZHERDIN Leib,   b. c. 1851, Preili, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. bet. 1913- 21 Feb 1920, probably Vilani, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother PRESMA Sheine-Feiga,   b. 1853, Varaklani, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 6 Feb 1910, probably in Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 57 years) 
    Married 18 May 1871  Varaklani, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Notes 
    • The marriage registration entry no 10 in the marriage records of the Jewish Community in Varaklyani (now Varaklani ) for 1871 are held in the Latvian State Histoic Archive and state :-

      Lieba son of Jankel Zerdin from Dunaburg ( Dvinsk ) aged 20 married Feiga daughter of Itzik Presma aged 18 on 18 May 1871 The K'tuba cost 100 roubles ( which would have been about 13 or $20 ) The wedding was witnessed by Leiba Levin and Itzik Presma ( The brides father )
    Family ID F002  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family PORTNOI Hershel,   b. 1870, Preili, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1963, The Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married Probably Between 1890-1893  Probably Minsk, Belarus Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The 1920 US Census displayed under documents below shows the following:-

      Harry PORTNOI, head of household, age 49 arrived in US in 1903 and Naturalised in 1917, occupation a shoemaker with his own business.

      Rebecca, his wife, age 46, arrived in US in 1906, not working.
      Isidore, son, age 25, arrived in US in 1906 with his own trucking business.
      Ray (presumably Rachel) age 22,arrived in US in 1906 book-keeper in a gown business.
      Ida, daughter, age 20, arrived in US in 1906 working in a millinary factory.
      Alex (presumably Albert) age 18, arrived in US 1906 a shipping clerk in shoe factory.
      Sarah(presumably Shirley) age 12 born New York.
      In the adjoining property lived Charles and Sadie GREENBERG with their 4 year old daughter Florence. Sadie was Harry and Rebecca's eldest daughter age 23 who married Charles in 1913 when she was aged 16/17.
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    • The 1940 United States Federal Census shows, living at 110 Kosciusko Street, AD6, Kings, New York, USA:-
      Harry PORTNOI, age 69
      Rebecca PORTNOI, age 67, birth c. 1873, wife
      Shirley PORTNOI, age 28, daughter

    Married:
    • the Latvian state Archive suggested that the marriage took place in Minsk. The Belarus Archive say that there are no surviving records for that period.
    Children 
    +1. PORTNOI Isidore,   b. 20 Feb 1894, Preili, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1981, John F Kennedy Hospital, Atlantis, Palm Beach, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +2. PORTNOI Sadie,   b. 1896, Probably Preili, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1966  (Age 70 years)
    +3. PORTNOI Rachel,   b. 15 Jan 1899, Preili, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1998  (Age 99 years)
    +4. PORTNOI Ida,   b. Between 1900 and 1901, Preili, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1984, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     5. PORTNOI Albert,   b. Between 1902 and 1903, Probably Preili, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1960, White Plains, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
     6. PORTNOI Twin-Of-Albert,   b. Between 1902 and 1903, Probably Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1902 and 1903, Probably Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +7. PORTNOI Shirley,   b. 1908, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947, Brooklyn, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Documents
    Zherdin family ZR 494
    Zherdin family ZR 494
    Riwe PORTNOI manifest for SS Cedric arriving at Ellis Island 22 July 1906.
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2022 
    Family ID F055  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Zherdin family ZR 494
    Zherdin family ZR 494
    Rebecca PORTNOI nee ZHERDIN 1920 USA Federeal Census

  • Notes 
    • Carol Portnoi Jacobs in her e-mail said that her grandmother was called Riwe on the passenger list of the SS Cedric at Ellis Island

      Ev Jacobswon wrote in Feb 2004 that grandma Riva was the eldest child and grew up with Hershel as they were neighbours.

      In May 2004 the Latvian State Historic Archive said that her name was Etta-Riva, born in 1872, and married David Portnoi son of Selik.

  • Sources 
    1. [S04151] Bruce Goldsmith email 21 Sep 02.

    2. [S11949] Carol Portnoi Jacobs email 24 Feb 04.

    3. [S04452] Bruce Goldsmith email 23 Sep 02.

    4. [S01448] Letter from Latvia State Historical Archives 24 May 2002.

    5. [S3] Marriage Certificate, Registration district Varaklani, Latvia marriage record 10 in 1871.
      Leib ZERDIN age 20 son of Yankel Bride PREZMA Sheina Feiga age 18 daughter of Itzik. Officiant Rabbi David RUBINOV. Witnesses Leib LEVIN and Itzik PREZMA. Dowery 100 rubbles. Groom from Dunaburg. (Dvinsk)


  

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