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Shturman/Sturman from Talnoye

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Re: Shturman/Sturman from Talnoye

Posted: 1 Feb 2013 8:50PM GMT
Classification: Query
My family is from Talne. The surnames are Polevoy, Grossman, Gorodetsky, and Boutelkov. The Polevoys had a general store in the village, probably from 1860s forward. I was very close to Olga Polevoy, my great-great grandmother. She died at the age of 103.

The second husband of my great-great grandmother was a Talmudic scholar. There was an important Jewish school in the village--the inhabitants supported studies for up to 50 men in the nineteenth century. The town had an incredible wooden synagogue. It seems out of place in such a small community.

Here is a good website: www.jewua.org. It has an article on Talne.

Best,

Rachel Grossman
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julianastreff 14 May 2010 10:18PM GMT 
rlizgrossman 2 Feb 2013 3:50AM GMT 
julianastreff 10 Feb 2014 3:19AM GMT 
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