migration

Relocations and dislocations impacting the family history

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Abraham Blokh came from Minsk
  • Aug 13, 2017

Before he became Abe Ratner, he was Abraham Blokh from Minsk.

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Eilertsens at sea
  • Jul 08, 2021

Members of a farming family took to the sea both as an occupational calling and a means of emigration

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Family roots in the Plymouth colony
  • Jul 27, 2021

Isetta Stetson descended from early Massachusetts colonists, going all the way back to the Mayflower on one side. Nine generations later,…

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Lisbon to New York—with a detour to Havana
  • Aug 13, 2017

The Ringel family crossed from Lisbon on the SS Guine—but their entry to the U.S. was anything but routine

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Ratner family passage to America
  • Aug 13, 2017

Abe Blokh became Abe Ratner to avoid conscription and get out of Russia. With his young wife and her mother, they voyaged from Bremen to Leeds to…

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The Eilertsens in Brooklyn
  • Jun 25, 1912

From Red Hook to Gerritsen Beach to Bay Ridge, Jack and Camilla Eilertsen lived the Norwegian immigrant experience in Brooklyn

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The Stetson family’s manifest destiny
  • Jun 27, 2021

From stalwart Yankee roots, Herbert and Hattie went west with the country. They made a life on the Iowa prairie, then moved their five…

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The Wohlgemuths in Danzig
  • Aug 13, 2017

Before moving his family to Berlin in 1912, Isaak Wohlgemuth prospered as a mover in Danzig. His family roots were in nearby West Prussia.

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Tulbowitz in the USSR—an alternative history
  • Aug 13, 2017

If Sholom Tulbowitz had gone to Dvinsk instead of Rostov, as his cousin did, his Ratner descendants might have grown up in Perm instead of Albany…

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From Rezitsa to Rostov
  • Aug 13, 2017

Sholom and Sophie Tulbowitz left their ancestral town in the 1870s to settle for 20 years in Russia near Rostov-on-Don.

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The Ringel family roots in old Rzeszów
  • Aug 13, 2017

Moses Ringel and Rose Lea Reichman raised a large family in Rzeszów in the Galizianer tradition

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