Noech, Rivka, Velvel and Jankel
The S.S. Lapland
Fiszel and Feige Chilkowski Come to America
On Monday, July 31st, 1922, Feige Litrovnik Chilkowski (granddaughter of Meyer), 19 years old, and her
husband Fiszel Chilkowski, 28 years old, arrive aboard the S.S. President Arthur sailing from Bremen.
Fiszel and Feige Chilkowski
The S.S. President Arthur
Fiszel and Feige changed their names to Phil and Fannie Chilkov. They declared that they were coming
to stay with Sam Bernstein. Click here to view page one of the ship's manifest of the the S.S. President
Arthur. Fiszel and Feige are on lines 18 and 19. Click here to view page two of the ship's manifest of the
S.S. President Arthur.
Coming to America (page 2)
Noech, Rivka, Velvel and Jankel Bezbrozh Come to America
On Saturday, June 10th, 1922, Noech Bezbrozh, 62, Rivka Bezbrozh, 61, and two of their seven sons, Velvel,
16, and Jankel, 13, arrive aboard the S.S. Lapland from Antwerp.
The Lapland was rather luxurious ship and has a special place in history as one of the ships that took the
survivors of the Titanic back to England in 1912. Noech, Rivka, Velvel and Jankel changed their names to
Nathan, Rivka, William and Jack Bernstein. They declared that they were coming to stay with Morris
Bernstein, Noech's son. Click here to view page one of the ship's manifest of the S.S. Lapland. Noech and
family are on lines 9 through 12. Click here to view page two of the ship's manifest of the S.S. Lapland.
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