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Chana Krentzel Opchatkin-Stein, was born 1870 in Zhaskov, 4th child of Motel & Gittel, married Schmeelik Opchatkin of Zhaskov. They had 10 children all born in Zhaskov-Orodische: Velvel (1891); Yankel (1893); Basia (1895); Ruchel (1897); Joseph (1898); Abe (1900); Sonia (1903); Itzik (1905); Bernard (1907) and Ralph (1909). Joseph arrived in the United States on July 10, 1922 on the S.S.Kroonland. He became a U.S. citizen in New York on March 6, 1944. Abe arrived in the United States on the S.S. Olympicirca= He became a U.S. citizen on April 26, 1944. Channa arrived in the United States on January 3, 1923 on the S.S. Canada with her daughters, Ruchel and Bossie and her sons, Bernard and Ralph. Ruchel became a U.S. citizen December 11, 1951. Bernard became a U.S. citizen on May 21, 1943 and Ralph bacame a U.S. citizen February 23, 1943. The family settled in New York. In 1924, Sonia was reunited in New York with her mother, brothers and sisters after a long journey from Zhaskov. She left in 1906 from Odesa with her aunt and uncle and then emigrated to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil where she and her husband, Abe, raised their children. In her later years, Channa lived with her daughter, Ruchel and her family. Her grandson, Willie Kracov, served in the United States Army in World War II. Channa is remembered by the family for her intelligence and sense of humor. (1924, Brooklyn, NY) L-R Standing: Beyrl Opchatkin-Stein, Don Kracov, Sonia Opchatkin-Stein Resnicoff, Abe Opchatkin-Stein, Tzepa Morefsky, Joseph Opchatkin-Stein, Ralph Opchatkin-Stein. L-R Seated: Ruchel Opchatkin-Stein Kracov, Channa Opchatkin-Stein, Basia Opchatkin-Stein, Ruth Stein, Rose Lucas.

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