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Ellis - Russia - Philadelphia

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Ellis - Russia - Philadelphia

Posted: 26 May 2013 7:10PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 18 Mar 2014 4:25PM GMT
Surnames: Ellis, Leibowitz
My great-grandfather, Samuel Ellis, was born in Teplick (that is what his World War I registration card says), Podolsky, Moscow, Russia on May 15, 1891 or 1892. He was Jewish. According to a passport application from 1920-1921, his father was named Solomon Ellis. Solomon Ellis lived his entire life in Russia and died there sometime in/before 1920-1921, as the passport application said that Solomon was deceased. He was married to Elsie Leibowitz, who was born in Philadelphia, who was around 4 years his junior. Their children were Solomon (born around 1925), Rita (born in 1926), and Justin (born around 1929). As per the Jewish custom, the latter Solomon was named after his deceased grandfather. I am not sure who Rita and Justin were named after; possibly Samuel Ellis's relatives? If anyone has any information about Russian Ellises from this area, I would greatly appreciate it.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
rmal44 27 May 2013 1:10AM GMT 
1_lisa451 25 Jul 2013 10:37AM GMT 
rmal44 18 Mar 2014 10:09PM GMT 
david ellis 8 Mar 2014 6:21PM GMT 
rmal44 18 Mar 2014 10:13PM GMT 
david ellis 24 Mar 2014 9:59PM GMT 
rmal44 24 Mar 2014 11:13PM GMT 
david ellis 25 Mar 2014 8:01AM GMT 
david ellis 25 Mar 2014 6:05PM GMT 
rmal44 26 Mar 2014 1:40AM GMT 
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