|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||Lenkimer||Mayer||A family with many children and grandchildren||Shkud||Shkud, July 1941|
|Single daughter||Lenkimer||Ita||Michal||Shkud||Alka Hill|
|Single daughter||Lenkimer||Leah||Michal||“Beauty”||Shkud||Alka Hill|
|Lenkimer||Shmerl||And his family||Shkud||Shkud|
|Lenkimer||Ben Tsion||And his family||Shkud||Shkud|
|Lenkimer||Shmuel Leib||And his family||Shkud||Shkud|
|Son||Leib||Ora||“Leib, Ora’s Crazy [Son]”||Shkud||50||Shkud|
According to Hana Shaf-Brener, Mayer Lenkimer and his wife, whose name she does not provide, had many children and grandchildren.
Michal Lenkimer, a widower, had two unmarried daughters, Ita and Leah, nicknamed “Beauty.” Shmerl Lenkimer, Ben Tsion Lenkimer, and Shmuel Leib Lenkimer lived in Shkud with their families. A 75-year-old widower, Ora Lenkimer, had a 50-year-old son, Leib, nicknamed “Crazy.”
Jewish Gen’s Lithuania Tax and Voters Lists database indicates that the Lenkimer family was established in Shkud from at least 1846. The Lithuania Marriages database tells us that Meyer Lenkimer’s wife was Braine Malke. One of their sons was Shmerl; Shmerl, age 27, married Shime Josef in 1923. Michel and Gita Rive (nee Karpul) Lenkimer had a daughter named Mera Leya, born in 1913. Mera Leya married Josel Ber Levi in 1939. Michel and Gita Lenkimer also had a son, Sender, born in 1905, who married Gena Lipshits in 1932. According to the Lithuania Deaths index, Michel’s wife Gite Rive (nee Kopel) died in 1923, age 49. According to the Internal Passports database, Michel’s daughter, Ita Raytse, who was married to a man surnamed Tsimbalov, was born in 1913 in Skuodas.
Yad Vashem provides the following information about the Lenkimer family of Shkud:
Schmerer Linkimer was born in Skud, Lithuania in 1894 to Mikhael. He was a merchant and married. Prior to WWII he lived in Palanga, Lithuania. During the war he was in Palanga, Lithuania. Schmerer was murdered/perished in 1941 in Palanga, Lithuania. This information is based on a Page of Testimony submitted by his brother (http://db.yadvashem.org/names/nameDetails.html?itemId=859528&language=en). According to the card of testimony, Shmerl’s parents were Mikhel and Guta. He was married to Pessia. His surviving brother who submitted the card was Sender. Sender also submitted cards of testimony for his wife and children, who were not born in, and did not live in, Skud.
Yser Linkimer was born in Skud, Lithuania in 1903 to Mikhal and Gitel. He was a merchant and married to Frida. Prior to WWII he lived in Libova, Latvia. During the war he was in Libova, Latvia. Yser was murdered/perished in 1941 in Libova, Latvia. This information is based on a Page of Testimony (displayed on left) submitted by his brother (http://db.yadvashem.org/names/nameDetails.html?itemId=859525&language=en)
Yta Zimberlauf was born in Skud, Lithuania in 1914 to Mikhael. She was married to Leiba. Prior to WWII she lived in Kovnat, Latvia. During the war she was in Stutthof, Danzig. Yta was murdered/perished in 1944 in Stutthof, Danzig. This information is based on a Page of Testimony (displayed on left) submitted by her brother (http://db.yadvashem.org/names/nameDetails.html?itemId=1655245&language=en)