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Latvian Jews - יהודי לטביה

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  • Ester Etiya Shatz (1914 - 2008)
  • Shayna Rivka Schapiro (1834 - d.)
    Her full name, and birth surname, are given in Shmuel Schapiro's Belgian immigration record. She is listed in both Zagare and Riga records as "Scheina Schapiro", but on Morris Shapiro's UK naturaliza...
  • Morris Alexander Shapiro (1865 - 1946)
    Family name was originally Cohen (or some variant), but was changed to Shapiro to avoid military service in E. Europe. Confusion over his birthplace: The 1988 family tree based on Dana's (i.e. Fr...
  • Shmuel Schapiro (1855 - c.1940)
    Listed on Morris' marriage document from the Great Synagogue in London, as one of his brothers (Shmuel and Ze'ev). Listed as "Shmul" in the 1880 Riga records, but as "Iosel" in Zagare in 1858. In bot...
  • Jankel Schapiro (1829 - d.)
    Named "Jacob" on Morris' UK naturalization record, but "Yankel" or "Jankel" (the Yiddish equivalent) in Lithuanian/Latvian records. He appears to have be born in Zagare, Lithuania, and to have moved ...

Family Tree for all Jews in Latvia

As a hobby, I hope to create a family tree for all Jews in Latvia, as far as I can go back. It started researching the family of my grandparents, I discovered how much Jews in Latvia linked among themselves. Up to now, as of 04/23/2011.

I added over three thousand names of the Jews of Latvia, the work is still long, multi, I would be happy to cooperate with the descendants of the Jews of Latvia. Sincerely yours, Asaf (Asi) Lurie

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