David Aryeh Leib Zirilstein

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Mordechai Bernstein

Immediate Family:

Son of David BERNSTEIN
Husband of Kaila Bernstein
Father of Hinde Bernstein; Israel Samuel Zirelstein; Ida Shoolberg; Sophie Kaplan; Max Bernstein and 3 others

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About David Aryeh Leib Zirilstein

Also known as "David". According to Dr. Neil Rosenstein -

David Aryeh Leib Bernstein (b. c. 1810, died 1907 in Berlin, Germany). Married c. 1840. Changed his name to Zirilstein to avoid the mandatory military service. Two of David Bernstein and Kaila Margolis Bernstein's children married cousins.

Hinde Bernstein married Issac Margolis son of Eliahu (Elijah) Margolis, Kaila's brother.

Israel Samuel Zirilstein married Gittel Margolis, daughter of Zvi Hirsch Margolis, another brother of Kaila and Elijah (son of Mordechai and Hinde Bas Ber Margolis).

Gittel and Israel Zirilstein's children in turn married cousins -- Harry Stein married Lena Rosenberg, daughter of Israel's first cousin Max Rosenberg... their daughter Bertha married Max Sterling (son of Asher Sterling). Rosenstein speculates that Asher Sterling was the son of Bertha's parent's aunt, Sulka Margolis Sterling.

Zvi Hirsch Margolis' daughter Batya (Bessie) married Herbert (Yaakov Hirsch) Rosenberg and it is their son Max (Mordechai) whose daughter was Lena Rosenberg (above).

There are multiple Sterling - Margolis marriages and multiple Rosenberg - Margolis marriages.

Prominent member of the Merecz community, which is why Issac Margolis moved to Merecz when he married Hinde Bernstein, daughter of Mordechai Bernstein and Kaila Margolis.

1858 Merkine Trakai Revision List

  • TSIRSHTEYN David Itsko Head of household 40 32
  • TSIRSHTEYN Izrael David Son 14 missing
  • TSIRSHTEYN Kelia Mordkhel Wife 41
  • TSIRSHTEYN Itka David Daughter 11
  • TSIRSHTEYN Shulka David Daughter 8
  • TSIRSHTEYN Golda David Daughter Married in 1856
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David Aryeh Leib Zirilstein's Timeline

Age 22
Merkine (Meretch), Lithuania
Age 26
Kalvarija, Lithuania
Age 29
Merkine (Meretch), Lithuania
Age 32