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PORTNOI Rachel

Female 1899 - 1998  (99 years)


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  • Name PORTNOI Rachel  [1
    Nickname Rochel or Rae 
    Born 15 Jan 1899  Preili, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Mar 1998  [2
    Person ID I0520  Zherdin family Tree | Leib Zherdin branch
    Last Modified 16 May 2006 

    Father 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) 
    Mother ZHERDIN Rebecca,   b. About 1873, Preili, Latgale, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960, Brooklyn, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 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.

    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.
    Documents
    Zherdin family ZR 494
    Zherdin family ZR 494
    Riwe PORTNOI manifest for SS Cedric arriving at Ellis Island 22 July 1906.
    Family ID F055  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ROTHMAN William,   b. 15 May 1896,   d. May 1976  (Age 80 years) 
    Children 
    +1. ROTHMAN Eileen,   b. 30 May
    +2. ROTHMAN Sonia
    Documents
    Zherdin family PR 520
    Zherdin family PR 520
    Rachel PORTNOI family tree.
    Supplied by Sonia Scherzer 2 January 2004
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2006 
    Family ID F062  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Zherdin family PR 520
    Zherdin family PR 520
    Ray aka Rachel PORTNOI 1920 USA Federal Census

  • Notes 
    • Sandra Kutner said that Rachel was in 90's when died.
    • Yarzheit: 17 Adar

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] E-mail, 22 Sept 2002 From Bruce Goldsmith.

    2. [S12503] Sonia Scherzer/Ev Jacobson/Sandra Kutner Mar 2004.


  

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