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Jewish Families of the Pultusk Area - SOFIAN (SAFIAN) family

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Photo taken circa 1927 New York City.

Seated, from left:

Anna (nee Jacobs/Joskowicz)(Mel Sofian's mother), holding her son and Mel Sofian's brother, Eddie (1925-1999). Mel Sofian's father Sol Sofian (Zalman Gdala), grandmother/matriarch Sarah (nee Zelmanowicz), (1874-1946), grandfather/patriarch Abram/Abraham Chaim Sofian, ( 1873-1930), oldest daughter Helen Weinstock (nee Chaia Ryvka Safian), her husband Nathan Weinstock, and Irving Sophian (sic), holding unidentified son (still living).

Seated in front: Melvin Weinstock, first U.S.-born grandchild (1920-2004).

Back row:

Joseph Sofian, Hilda Hoffman (nee Hinde Safian), Morris Sofian, his wife Bessie (nee Levinsky), David Sofian, and Laura Sophian (sic), (nee Koenig).

Photo courtesy of Mel Sofian (J-Pultusk mailing list owner/moderator)