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Hatskel Epshteyn Charles Epstein
Posted by: Kerry Gardner (ID *****1914) Date: March 22, 2013 at 17:55:38
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Hi -

I'm looking for information on the ancestry of Hatskel Epshetyn, named changed to Charles Esptein in the US. I believe he was a cousin of my great-grandmother's, Anna Epstein Reines.

He had 3 daughters: Annie Epstein 1883 1918
Rose Epstein 1885 1926
Doris E. Epstein 1887 1941

Birth
1855
Kovno, Kauno, Lithuania
Per daughter's info on Charles' death certificate


Residence
1858 29 May Age: 3
Raseiniai



Marriage to Ellie (or Etta)
1875 Age: 20
Russia



Residence (maybe)
1877 Age: 22
Moscow, Russia
I've got evidence of "Khatskel Epsteyn" son of David, born in Kovno, noted as "well-to-do, lives in Moscow" on a 1877 tax list for Lithuania


Arrival
1893 Age: 38
USA
His 18 Mar 1925 death certificate says he had lived in the US 32 years. May have been 1892



Residence
1900 Age: 45
Chicago Ward 7, Cook, Illinois
A poultry dealer, he and wife do not speak English but the 3 daughters do. Renting a house on 107 W. 13th street.


Residence
1900 Age: 45
Chicago Ward 7, Cook, Illinois



Residence
1910 Age: 55
Chicago Ward 9, Cook, Illinois


Residence
1925 17 Mar Age: 70
Chicago, Illinois, USA
3434 W. Roosevelt Road




Death
1925 17 Mar Age: 70
Chicago, Illinois, USA
3434 W. Roosevelt. Daughter Doris Singer is the informant. She is living at 1108 Indepedence Blvd, Chicago. Says his father was David Epstein. Both David and Charles were born in Kovna, Lituania. Retired. Former profession was "commission" and employer "himself


Burial
1925 18 Mar
Forest Park, IL, USA
Mishna Ugemoro Cemetary


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