|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|
|Widower||Abramovich||Gedalya||Shoe factory||Shkud, Kovne||85||Kovne Ghetto|
|Son||Abramovich||Ben Tsion||Shoe factory||Shkud, Kovne||60||Kovne Ghetto|
|Wife||Abramovich||Feiga||Housewife||Shkud, Kovne||58||Kovne Ghetto|
|Daughter||Abramovich||Chaya||Ben Tsion||Feiga||Shkud, Kovne||30||Kovne Ghetto|
According to Shaf-Brener, Gedalia Abramovich was a widower. He had a son, Ben Tsion, who was married to Feiga. The couple had a daughter, Chaya. Gita Abramovich was a widow. Shaf-Brener does not indicate how Gita was related to the rest of the family.
Gedalia Abramovich produced shoes in the Old Town (Kehilat Shkud 52). All together, the factories and craftsmen in the trade produced around 400 pairs of shoes a day. (Kehilat Shkud 13).
Chaim Shalom Abramovich (relationship to the rest of the family uncler) emigrated to France. He was a member of Shkud’s Macabi football team.
Bottom row (right to left): Tuvia Einbinder, Leib Tzimbelov. Second row: Eliezer Bob, Wolf Bass, Aba Levin, Reuven Gilder, Shlomo Malkin, David Bass, Leib Friedman (now in South Africa), Alexander Pinta (now in Israel). Third row: Chaim Shalom Abramovitsch (now in France), Shlomo London, David Davidov, Yosef Fisher, Leib Elishuv (now in France), Eliezer Baskind (now in South Africa). Fourth row: Yosef Kirzhner, Mendel Segal, Gedaliyahu Einbinder (now in Lithuania), Chaim Natanson (now in Israel), Benjamin Chin (now in South Africa), Benjamin Shtiris, Shmuel Axelrod, Abraham Bunis, Michel Fogelman, Yitzhak Aibel, Pesach Bob (now in South Africa). Fifth row: Leib Shpetz, Abraham Friedman (now in South Africa), Meir Teitz (now in Israel), Israel Tenor, Leib Perlgeber, Shlomo Yudelman (Kehilat Shkud, 25)
Daniel Abramovich (relation to rest of the family unclear) emigrated to the US. He was a member of Shkud’s Hashomer Hatzair troop.
“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) (Kehilat Shkud 20)
Rosa Abramovich (relation to the rest of the family unclear) was murdered in the Holocaust. The following information is from the Yad Vashem database:
Roza Abramovics nee Iudelmark was born in Shkud, Lithuania in 1888. She was a housewife and married to Khaim. Prior to WWII she lived in Liepaja, Latvia. During the war she was in Libau, Latvia. Roza was murdered in 1941 in Libau, Latvia at the age of 53. This information is based on a Page of Testimony (displayed on left) submitted by her daughter.
Rosa Abramovich (Yudelmark)
For more information about Rosa, see: http://db.yadvashem.org/names/nameDetails.html?itemId=1953777&language=en#
For more information on the Abramovich family in Skuodas, search on JewishGen: http://www.jewishgen.org/.