CANADIAN Paul Caplin was adopted at birth in 1954. Four years ago,
he discovered that his grandparents, Sol Abramson (Abrahamson) and
Sarah (Fraser) Abramson emigrated to Canada from Blackburn, Lancashire.
Paul's great-grandparents were Barnett and Jane Kirsh Fraser (Frazier/Frazer),
who settled in Blackburn.
Their children were Morris, Maria, Joseph, Annie, Esther (Etty),
Toby, Israel, Nathan, Yetta, Sarah and Bessie, born between 1876
Sarah moved to Canada in 1927 with husband, Solomon Abramson,
and daughters, Bessie and Jean. They settled in Toronto with Sarah's
older sister, Toby and her husband, Harris (Harry) Bliss.
Paul's mother Jean married Sam Goldman, and had four children.
The majority of the Frasers still live in the Manchester area.
or telephone 010905-738-4511.
DAVID CONWAY, of London, is a descendant of Yossel/Yosef Galinski,
who died in 1887.
Yossel was the son of Chanoch Galinski and Rifka Leitner, of Suwalki
(now Poland). Some of the family settled in Leeds - and David would
like to hear from them at email@example.com
GERMAN Stefan Kahlen is looking for the family of Helga Elkan.
Helga - the daughter of Benno and Paula (Weissfeld) Elkan - was
born on November 9, 1920 in Eschweiler, Rhineland. Helga had two
sisters - Jenny and Hilde. Jenny died in Sobibor in 1943, while
Hilde passed away in Haifa in June, 2008. Helga emigrated to England
around 1938, maybe to the Southampton area.
MO NOLAN, of Heywood, is looking for a childhood friend from
the late 1960s.
Mo grew up in Parslow Avenue, Crumpsall, Manchester, where her
next door neighbour was a Mrs Olsberg.
She had a daughter called Layla and granddaughter called Maxine,
who was around the same age as Mo.
Mrs Olsberg would also visit a son in San Francisco.
Martha Laufer McDonald would like information on the couple pictured
by this headstone. Chawa Perla Wakszlak was born in 1888 in Radom,
Poland, while her husband's name is unknown. Chawa's parents were
Mendel and Necha Lederman Wakszlak, of Radom. The American Red Cross
documented this couple as the last remaining members of the Wakszlak
family. They escaped to England just prior to the invasion of Poland
in 1939. Email information to firstname.lastname@example.org