|Relationship||Family/ Pre-Marriage Name||First Name||Father’s Name||Mother’s Name||Occupation or Nickname||Place of birth/ Residence||Age or birth date||Place and date of death|
|Husband||Bloch||Avraham Daniel||Shkud||Alka Hill|
|Daughter||Bloch||Dina Glika||Avraham Daniel||Dvora||Shkud||1939||Alka Hill|
|Bloch||Sarah||Sister of Mayer Hanek||Housewife||Darbenai, Shkud||Alka Hill|
|Husband||Bloch||Henoch||Manager of the National Jewish Bank in Shkud. Public figure.||Shkud||65||Shkud, beg. July 1941|
|Wife||Bloch||Sheva||w/o children||Housewife||Shkud||60||Alka Hill|
|Husband||Bloch||Shloime||Grain merchant||Shkud||51; 1890||Shkud|
|Wife||Bloch/Slezing||Liba||Sholem||Feiga||Housewife||Zhidik, Shkud||39; 1902||Alka Hill|
|Husband||Bloch||Notl||Fabric shop||Shkud||62||Shkud, end June-mid July|
|Wife||Bloch/Kopelovich||Rivka||Housewife and in the shop||Shkud||50||Alka Hill, 15-16 August, 1941|
|Son||Bloch||Abba||Notl||Rivka||Studies||Shkud, Vilna||1916||Vilna Ghetto|
According to Hana Shaf-Brener, there were five Bloch families in Shkud:
1) Avraham Daniel Bloch lived with his wife Dvora and two-year-old daughter, Dina Glika.
2) Sarah Bloch, the sister of Mayer Henoch.
3) Henoch Bloch, 65, a public figure and manager of the National Jewish Bank, was married to Sheva, 60. The couple had no children.
4) Shloime Bloch, 51, a grain merchant, was married to Liba (nee Slezing), 39, daughter of Sholem and Feiga. They had two children: Chaim, 10, and Gita, 6. Jewish Gen’s Lithuania Marriages database records the 1930 marriage of Sloma Zundel Bloch, born in 1891 to Aron and Chaje Cerne (nee Jankelovich) to Liba Shlezing, daughter of Soloman and Feige (nee Naftalin) of Mazeikiai. For more informatin on Shloime Bloch and his family, including photos, click here.
5) Notl Bloch, 62, ran a fabric shop. He was married to Rivka (nee Kopelovich), 50. The couple had a son, Abba, born in 1916, who was studying in Vilnius.
According to Jewish Gen’s All Lithuania Revision List Dababase 3, the Bloch family was already established in Shkud in 1816.
According to Jewish Gen’s Lithuania Internal Passports Database, Tsemakh Meyer Bloch, born 1898 to Ber Mausha, and Tsemakh’s wife Sore, born 1897, applied for foreign passports in 1939.
The following marriages of Bloch women from Shkud are recorded in Jewish Gen’s Lithuania Marriages database:
- Gite Bloch married Icik Vainer (their daughter Beila married Berel Bruk in 1939)
- Sore Bloch married Abram Zaks (their daughter Khane married Maks Kirsh in 1927)
- Feige Bloch married Nekhemiy Sabel (their daughter Ita Yenta married Sane Moskovich in 1937)
- Jente Bloch married Mausa Segal (their daughter Pese Beile married Zelik Ric in 1936)
- Sore Dveire Bloch married Mausa Taits (their son Sloma married Chana Geiman in 1934)
- Khane Tsipe Bloch married Meyer Turk (their son Sender married Hene Rive Kanzan in 1930)
Meyer Henoch Bloch, Shlomo Bloch, and Notel Bloch are recorded in Jewish Gen’s Yizkor Book Necrology Database.
According to Kehilat Shkud, Aharon Bloch was one of the heads of the Burial Society (55), of which he was also a treasurer: “Amongst the treasurers of the Burial Society were Aharon Bloch z”l, Leib Baskind hy”d, Yaakov Segal hy”d, Hersh Reichkind z”l, and Y. Yudelman z”l” (27).
Meyer Henoch Bloch was a chairman of Ezra (“Help”) charitable committee (Kehilat Shkud 51): “It should be pointed out that the town’s affairs were run very successfully by ‘Ezra.’ Its first chairman was Michal Fogelman hy”d, and eventually the position was filled by Meir Henoch Bloch hy”d” (9). Meyer Henoch Bloch was a “prominent figure” (Kehilat Shkud 44) and, together with Motel Fogelman, was the last director of the Jewish Folksbank (12).
Abba Bloch, the son of Notl and Rivka, was a member of the youth group Hashomer Hatzair:
“Ha’Shomer Ha’Tzair”, the Shkud troop, 1930: Bottom row (right to left): Moshe Kangisser (now in South Africa), Jacob Kravitz, Meir Sheindling, Hirt Tov (now in Rhodesia), David Gruppel (now in Israel), Yosef Taitz, Moshe Falk, Chaim Elkin. Second row: Yosef Peltz (now in Israel), Tzipa Sher, Perlgeber, Meir Hovsha, Daniel Prochovnik Pirchiyahu (now in Israel), Alexander Pinta (now in Israel), Gitta Taitz, Zalman Gruppel (now in Israel), Miriam Tov, Eliyahu Fogelman (now in the USSR), David Peltz, Chaim Urdang, Eliezer Bob. Third row: Sarah Belkind (now in Lithuania), Gelle Perlgeber, Shalom Binder, Feige Perlgeber, Shlomo Yankelovitz, Meir Taitz, Chaya Peltz Yaakobi (now in Israel), Tzipora Taitz Freilichman (now in Israel), Tzipa Singer. Fourth row: Eliyahu Reif (now in Israel), Leib Yitzhak Mines, Dvora Segal, Feiga Fogelman, Hinda Segal (now in Lithuania), Rachel Bob, Etta Shlez (now in Australia), Mina Baskind, Ester Sheindling, Hinda Savel Rathoiz (now in Israel), Sheina Baskind. Fifth row: Aba Bloch, Tova Mines, Israel Tenor, Shlomo Yitzhak Fogelman, Shlomo Taitz (now in Israel), Temma Taitz (now in the USA), Daniel Abramovic (now in the USA) (Photo Kehilat Shkud 20)
Yad Vashem provides the following information on the Bloch family of Shkud. For information on Shlomo and Liba Bloch and family, see here.
Elijahu Bloch was born in Vorne, Lithuania to Zalman and Etil. Prior to WWII he lived in Skud, Lithuania. Elijahu was murdered in the Shoah. This information is based on a Page of Testimony submitted by his cousin. http://db.yadvashem.org/names/nameDetails.html?itemId=393551&language=en