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Top: Ida, Dinah, Louis, Jennie, Abraham, Harry
Middle: Sarah, Goodman, Rachel, Dora, Fannie|
The children of Goodman and Dora are Abraham, Louis, Sarah, Ida, Harry, Fannie, Samuel, and Rachel. Dinah is the wife of Louis and Jennie is the wife of Abraham.
Anna (Chaya Tauba) came to the U.S
in 1891 by way of England.
She was married to Jacob (Yakov) Gordon. Anna was born in 1856.
Anna and Jacob are buried in Washington Cemetery, Brooklyn. Jacob's
family came from Cekiske, Lithuania.
Descendants' surnames include Seasonwein, Rosen, Glickman, Weintraub,
Chesler, Licht, and Weiss.
See Anna's Photo.
Gershon Telzak arrived in the U.S. on the S.S. Berlin sailing from Bremen on 5/1/1909. His wife Stirel Telzak was still in Kovno and he was going to visit his daughter Leibe Telzak, who was in Philadelphia with a Mrs. Diamond at 329 Lombard St. Gershon was born about 1857.
Gerts did not emigrate to the U.S. His grandson Louis Telzak arrived in the U.S. in 1950.
Some of Gerts' descendants emigrated to Israel. Gerts married Rase
Rivka Langman. Gerts was born in 1859. See
Fanny (Fruma Tsirka) came to the
U.S about 1892 after several years in England. She was married to Julius (Yehuda) Gordon. Fanny was born in
July 1859. Fanny and Julius are buried in Washington Cemetery, Brooklyn. Descendants' surnames include Ettinger.
Goodman (Gutman) Telzer arrived in the U.S. about 1884. He married Dora (Dubka)
Eyruf in 1886. Goodman was born in 1864. Goodman and Dora are
buried in Washington Cemetery, Brooklyn. Descendants' surnames
include Welinsky, Gorman, Wish, Spector, Freeman, Collik, Berzak,
Oksenhendler, Reed, Van Baalen, Tilzer,
Hargrove, and McFather. See
Riva Telzak (a daughter) was born in
Israel came to the U.S. about 1889. His wife was Bertha Linder.
Israel was born in 1867. Israel and Bertha are buried in Union Field
Cemetery, Ridgewood, Queens. Descendant's surnames include Brenner,
Hall, Steiner, and Lieberman. See
Ike (Isser) arrived in the U.S. on 8/29/1904 with his wife Ida (Chaia
They sailed on the S.S. Kroonland from Antwerp going to see his brother
Goodman at 29 James St., NYC. Ike was born in 1869. Ike and Ida are buried in Washington Cemetery,
Rose (Rishke Leah) came to the
U.S. She was married to Barney (Dov Ber) Sacks. Rose was born in
December 1871. Rose and Barney are buried in Washington Cemetery, Brooklyn.
(Note: The Rose Telzer Sacks Family from Kovno,
Russia is listed on panel 38 of Ellis Island's
Wall of Honor. We would
love to hear (at email@example.com) from her descendants.)
Fannie (Feiga) arrived in the U.S. about 1892. Her married name was
Friedlander. Fannie was born in February 1872. She is buried in Washington
Cemetery, Brooklyn. Descendant's surnames include Zicht.
Hirsch (Girsh) Telzak arrived in the U.S. on 7/18/1900 on the S.S. Southwark
sailing from Antwerp. He came to visit his uncle Max Rodmann at 13 Rutgers Place in NYC and his brother Gutman. It is believed he later returned to Kovno.
Hirsh was born in December 1873 with a twin sister, Sorka.
Sorka Telzak was born in 1873.
She died in January 1874 of smallpox. She was buried in Vandziogala.
(a daughter) was born in December 1874.