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Looking for my father and family information, please

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Re: Looking for my father and family information, please

Posted: 19 Apr 2013 7:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 19 Apr 2013 7:36PM GMT
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http://search.ancestry.ca/ shows a naturalization record for Solomon Shuman, tailor, born August 15, 1893, living @ 361 Washington St, Newton. The record states that he was born in Vilna> Russia. This Solomon was a "Litwak Jew" from what is Vilnius, Lithuania today.

There was a Jewish adage at the time: Litwak Jews are the brains and the Volynian Jews are the heart of the Russian Jewish Community.

Cetificate 847373
Date of Admission 11/26/1917

http://www.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/vilna/background/...
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Apparently there were several same-name people immigrating to Boston???

1920 Census
Name: Solomon Shuman
[Solomon Sherman]
Age: 13
Birth Year: abt 1907
Birthplace: Russia
[Ukraine]
Home in 1920: Chelsea Ward 2, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1913
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Louis Shuman (appx dob 1878, immigrating 1910)
Father's Birthplace: Ukraine
Mother's Name: Bessie Shuman (appx dob 1881, immigrating w/children in 1913)
Mother's Birthplace: Ukraine
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Louis Shuman 42
Bessie Shuman 39
Israel Shuman 17
David Shuman 15
Solomon Shuman 13
Samuel Shuman 11
Eva Shuman 5
Harry Shuman 3
[3 8/12]
Bessie Shuman 1
[1 4/12]
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Following Declaration of Intent - Portland Oregon - for Leizer (Louis/Laus) Shuman born 12/25/1876. Looks like the same Louis as above. Look at the children list. He was from Volin (Vohlyn was a large gubernia/region during Czarist Russian Period) > today Ukraine. (Louis immigrated via Liverpool on SS Zeeland April 20, 1911.)

http://search.ancestry.ca/iexec?htx=View&r=5543&dbid...
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Elaine Stone 18 Apr 2013 11:32PM GMT 
ZlaticaBeca 19 Apr 2013 1:45AM GMT 
Mighthelp 19 Apr 2013 1:00PM GMT 
Mighthelp 23 Apr 2013 12:59AM GMT 
ZlaticaBeca 23 Apr 2013 1:48AM GMT 
Elaine Stone 23 Apr 2013 4:47PM GMT 
Mighthelp 23 Apr 2013 6:28PM GMT 
Elaine Stone 24 Apr 2013 2:56PM GMT 
Mighthelp 25 Apr 2013 3:50PM GMT 
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