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I have no idea about my family past, In search of ancestors

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Re: I have no idea about my family past, In search of ancestors

Posted: 22 Aug 2012 5:33PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 13 Jan 2014 10:10PM GMT

As per Ellis Island your surname shows up predominantly as Jewish Litvak. At turn of century this was part of the Tzarist Empire. The Jewish Litwaks were considered the BRAINS of the Aszkanazi. Vohlynian Jews were considered the HEART. Keep in mind that Aszkanazi in Russia did not have surnames until the 19th century. Your surname is rooted in German (Yiddish?) word for PAPER/S.

The Enactment of the Pale of Settlement was responsible for Jewish Colonialism in Southern Russia, today Northwestern and Eastern Ukraine.

Only Paperniy found in Donetsk, regional capital:

Фамилия Паперный = Paperniiy
Имя А
Отчество В
Адрес Освобождения Донбасса пр. 16 Кв. 12
Телефон +(380)-622-558230
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silveryoel80 16 Dec 2010 5:02AM GMT 
beelock47 22 Dec 2010 11:57PM GMT 
jillonkeys 11 Apr 2012 4:28PM GMT 
beelock47 30 Apr 2012 4:32AM GMT 
kika3_au 1 May 2012 7:27AM GMT 
Mighthelp 22 Aug 2012 11:33PM GMT 
nvaynberg56 7 Mar 2011 3:41AM GMT 
kika3_au 1 May 2012 7:44AM GMT 
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