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  • Jacob Freedman (1874 - 1921)
    Jacob Freedman (Friedmann) was born in Ungvar, Hungary (now Uzhhorod, Ukraine) on 27 January 1874, and died in Manhattan, New York on 5 December 1921, age 47 years. Jacob Friedman, age 16, "laborer fro...
  • Jerachmiel Cofnas (c.1912 - 2010)
  • Johanna Freedman (Tauber) (1874 - 1923)
    Johanna Tauber was always known as "Anna." She was named in honor of her father's grandmother, Channa Tauber (Zwillinger) (1772-1826), and her father's eldest sister, Johanna Glasel (Tauber) (1835-1866...

About the Freedman surname

The original name was Mastervoi - from Kiev in the Ukraine. It became Freedman in 1909 prior to the 1910 census. It was the landlord's name and the census taker could understand Mastervoi.

my family had this name prior to 1909 --dating to the 1880s at least