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 Berman Yehuda Expert in sewing shoes Slonim, Poland; Shkud; Kretinga 55 Barshtitz, 1941
Wife Berman/Fritsl Basya Yitzak Gita Housewife Barshtitz, Shkud, Kretinga 32 Barshtitz
Daughter Berman Yehuda Basya Kretinga 3 months Barshtitz

According to Shaf-Brener, Yehuda Berman, a shoemaker, was married to Basya, nee Fritsl. They had a baby daughter, name unknown. All three were murdered in Barshtitz, Lithuania, in 1941.

According to “Kehilat Shkud,” Yehuda Berman was one of the shoe producers in the New Town. All together, the factories and craftsmen in the trade produced around 400 pairs of shoes a day (13). Yudel Berman is also listed as a trader in shoes in “Jews in the Memories of Skuodas People” (18).

The following information is from JewishGen:

In 1939, Judel Berman, born 1883, married Base Fritsl, daughter of Yitzhak and Gite, born 1909. The marriage took place in Skuodas.

In 1935, Gerson Berman, son of Abram Yudel and Ete (nee Liazuva), married Judes Aizen, born 1908, daugher of Abram Hirsh and Chaja.

JewishGen also records that in 1909, Yudel Berman, age 21, son of Abram Aron, had 60 rubles in the Skuodas Postal Savings bank. In 1892, Abram himself was a kosher slaughterer in Skuodas, described as “poor” (Tax and Voters List database).

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