About Nachman Morduhov Chechik
Nachman "Nathan" Morduhov Chechik is the paternal great grandfather of famed filmmaker Steven Spielberg. Chechik and his wife, Reitzl "Rachel" Nigonova Hendler, had nine children. The family name, also spelled Tsetsik, and means "linnet" in Russian. It was later Americanized to Chase.