Frank Popovitz, 19171956 (aged 38 years)

Name
Frank /Popovitz/
Given names
Frank
Nickname
Ferry
Surname
Popovitz
Name in Hebrew
אפרים /פישלֹ/
Name
Ferencz /Popovitz/
Given names
Ferencz
Surname
Popovitz
Birth
Background
Russian Czar Nicholas is forced to abdicate the throne.
March 15, 1917 (Adar 21, 5677) (aged 9 days)
Background
United States Declares War On Germany
April 6, 1917 (Nissan 14, 5677) (aged 1 month)
Background
In Russia, leftist revolutionaries led by Bolshevik Party leader Vladimir Lenin launch a nearly bloodless coup d’état against the provisional government. Beginning of the Russian Civil War.
November 7, 1917 (Heshvan 22, 5678) (aged 8 months)
Background
United States Declares War On Austria-Hungary.
December 7, 1917 (Kislev 22, 5678) (aged 9 months)
Background
United States Signs Armistice With Germany
November 11, 1918 (Kislev 7, 5679) (aged 1 year)
Background
In the United States, the 18th Amendment Prohibition of alcohol becomes effective.
January 17, 1920 (Tevet 26, 5680) (aged 2 years)
Background
In Czechoslovakia, women are given the right to vote when the Constitution is enacted.
February 29, 1920 (Adar 10, 5680) (aged 2 years)
Background
Henry Ford publishes an article called THE INTERNATIONAL JEW: THE WORLD'S PROBLEM in the Dearborn Independent. Ford continues to publish anti-semitic articles for seven years. Copies of the newspapers are placed in Ford Auto Delearships. newspaper is sent
May 22, 1920 (Sivan 5, 5680) (aged 3 years)
Background
Treaty Of Trianon ended WWI. Hungary Gives Up Two Thirds Of Its Land. Town Of Bilky Becomes Part of Czechoslovakia.
June 6, 1920 (Sivan 20, 5680) (aged 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandfather
Background
In the United States, the 18th Amendment is certified and women are given the right to vote.
August 26, 1920 (Elul 12, 5680) (aged 3 years)
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (Adar I 24, 5681) (aged 3 years)
Background
In the United States, the Emergency Quota Act restricts the number of immigrants.
May 21, 1921 (Iyar 13, 5681) (aged 4 years)
Background
In Soviet Union, Stalin becomes General Secretary of Communist Party.
April 3, 1922 (Nissan 5, 5682) (aged 5 years)
Background
Russian Civil War ends. 7,000,000–12,000,000 total deaths. The overwhelming majority of deaths were civilians. Russia becomes Soviet Union.
June 16, 1923 (Tamuz 2, 5683) (aged 6 years)
30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (Av 20, 5683) (aged 6 years)
Background
Hyperinflation occurs in Germany as a result of debt/reparations owed from World War I.
from 1921 (5681) to 1923 (5683) (aged 5 years)
Background
Mein Kampf, Hitler's autobigraphical manifesto, is published. Hitler compliments Henry Ford by name.
July 18, 1925 (Tamuz 26, 5685) (aged 8 years)
Naturalization
31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (Adar I 22, 5689) (aged 11 years)
Background
In the United States, the stock market crashes and loses 23% in two days.
from October 23, 1929 (Tishrei 19, 5690) to October 24, 1929 (Tishrei 20, 5690) (aged 12 years)
Background
Heinrich Bruning becomes Chancellor of Germany. In response to the worldwide depression, he institutes a policy of austerity by tightening credit and reducing wages.
March 30, 1930 (Nissan 1, 5690) (aged 13 years)
Background
In the United States, the stock market loses 90% of its value in less than three years.
from April 1930 (Nissan 5690) to July 1932 (Tamuz 5692) (aged 15 years)
Background
Heinrich Bruning, Chancellor Of German, announces his Cabinet's resignation. Hitler becomes chancellor eight months later.
May 30, 1932 (Iyar 24, 5692) (aged 15 years)
Background
The United States stock market reaches its lowest point during the Great Depression. It was down 90% from its high.
July 8, 1932 (Tamuz 4, 5692) (aged 15 years)
Background
Hitler Becomes German Chancellor
January 30, 1933 (Shevat 3, 5693) (aged 15 years)
32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (Adar 6, 5693) (aged 15 years)
Background
In the United States, the 18th Amendment is repealed and alcohol becomes legal again.
December 5, 1933 (Kislev 17, 5694) (aged 16 years)
Background
Reichstag Fire gives Hitler the opportunity to suspend civil liberties and the establishment of the Nazi Party as the only political party in Germany.
1933 (5693) (aged 15 years)
Background
German Parliament Passes Nuremberg Race Laws. Only racially pure Germans would be allowed to hold German citizenship. It banned future intermarriages and sexual relations between Jews and people “of German or related blood.”
September 15, 1935 (Elul 17, 5695) (aged 18 years)
Background
1936 Summer Olympics begins in Berlin, Germany. German Jewish athletes were barred.
August 1, 1936 (Av 13, 5696) (aged 19 years)
Background
Hitler holds a secret meeting in which he outlines Germany's plan to expand its territories by force. The meeting is summarized in the Hossbach Memorandum.
November 5, 1937 (Kislev 1, 5698) (aged 20 years)
Background
Germany annexes Austria.
March 12, 1938 (Adar II 9, 5698) (aged 21 years)
Hungarian Anti-Jewish Laws
Hungary restricts the number of Jews in each commercial enterprise, in the press, among physicians, engineers and lawyers to twenty percent.
May 29, 1938 (Iyar 28, 5698) (aged 21 years)
Background
Munich Agreement reached by Germany, Great Britain, France, and Italy that permitted German annexation of the Sudetenland, in western Czechoslovakia.
September 30, 1938 (Tishrei 5, 5699) (aged 21 years)
Background
Germany arrests 17,000 Polish Jewish Residents and deports thousands to Poland. https://w.wiki/5R8z
from October 27, 1938 (Heshvan 2, 5699) to October 29, 1938 (Heshvan 4, 5699) (aged 21 years)
Background
First Vienna Award separated from Czechoslovakia territories in southern Slovakia and southern Carpathian Rus and gave them to Hungary.
November 2, 1938 (Heshvan 8, 5699) (aged 21 years)
Pogrom
Kristallnacht
from November 9, 1938 (Heshvan 15, 5699) to November 10, 1938 (Heshvan 16, 5699) (aged 21 years)
Note: Kristallnacht (Crystal Night) comes from the broken windows of Jewish-owned stores, buildings and synagogues that were smashed. 7,500 Jewish owned businesses are looted. 30,000 Jewish males were rounded up and taken to concentration camps.
Residence
1939 (5699) (aged 21 years)
Address: 742 East 6th Street
Note: This is from the marriage registration form that was completed in Bilke in 1939.
Invasion
Germany Occupies Czechoslovakia
March 15, 1939 (Adar 24, 5699) (aged 22 years)
Background
Carpathian Ruthenia Region, of which Bilky is a part of, declares its indepedence from Czechoslovakia.
March 15, 1939 (Adar 24, 5699) (aged 22 years)
Background
Carpathian Ruthenia Region, of which Bilky is a part of, is occupied and annexed by Hungary.
from March 15, 1939 (Adar 24, 5699) to March 18, 1939 (Adar 27, 5699) (aged 22 years)
Hungarian Anti-Jewish Laws
Hungary defines Jews racially: individuals with two, three or four Jewish-born grandparents were declared Jewish. It reduced the role of Jews in Hungarian economic life even more, setting the limit to 6%.
May 5, 1939 (Iyar 16, 5699) (aged 22 years)
Marriage Registration
Marriage Registration
June 26, 1939 (Tamuz 9, 5699) (aged 22 years)
Marriage Certificate
Marriage Certificate
July 1, 1939 (Tamuz 14, 5699) (aged 22 years)
Background
A non-aggression pact is signed between Soviet Union and Germany. It enabled the two countries to partition Poland. It is known as the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact.
August 23, 1939 (Elul 8, 5699) (aged 22 years)
Invasion
Beginning of WWII. Germany Invades Poland
September 1, 1939 (Elul 17, 5699) (aged 22 years)
Declaration Of War
Great Britain and France Declare War Against Germany
September 3, 1939 (Elul 19, 5699) (aged 22 years)
Background
Soviet Union invades Poland.
September 17, 1939 (Tishrei 4, 5700) (aged 22 years)
Background
Soviet Union and Germany divide Poland by German–Soviet Boundary and Friendship Treaty.
September 28, 1939 (Tishrei 15, 5700) (aged 22 years)
Deportation
Germany begins deportation of Austrian and Czech Jews to Poland
October 12, 1939 (Tishrei 29, 5700) (aged 22 years)
Background
In Poland, all Jews above the age of 11 must wear white armbands with the Jewish Star.
November 23, 1939 (Kislev 11, 5700) (aged 22 years)
Krakow Ghetto
In Krakow, Judenräte (Jewish Councils) were created which were to be run by Jewish citizens for the purpose of carrying out orders for the Nazis. These orders included registration of all Jewish people living in the area, the collection of taxes, and forced labour groups.
November 28, 1939 (Kislev 16, 5700) (aged 22 years)
Invasion
Germany Occupies Denmark and southern Norway
April 9, 1940 (Nissan 1, 5700) (aged 23 years)
Census
Address: 744 6th St.
Apt. 206
New York, New York
Note: The census was found by using the address of the marriage certificate - 742 6th St. On the census, it is listed as 744 6th St.
Invasion
Germany Invades Belgium, the Netherlands, and France.
May 10, 1940 (Iyar 2, 5700) (aged 23 years)
Background
Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Britain.
May 10, 1940 (Iyar 2, 5700) (aged 23 years)
Concentration Camp
Auschwitz Established
May 20, 1940 (Iyar 12, 5700) (aged 23 years)
Background
Dunkirk Evacuation.
from May 26, 1940 (Iyar 18, 5700) to June 4, 1940 (Iyar 27, 5700) (aged 23 years)
Surrender
France Surrenders To Germany
June 22, 1940 (Sivan 16, 5700) (aged 23 years)
Ghetto
Warsaw Ghetto Sealed
November 16, 1940 (Heshvan 15, 5701) (aged 23 years)
Ghetto
Krakow Ghetto Formally Established
March 3, 1941 (Adar 4, 5701) (aged 23 years)
Hungarian Anti-Jewish Laws
Hungary prohibits intermarriage and penalizes sexual intercourse between Jews and non-Jews. Became a keystone in the process of excluding and eliminating Jews from Hungarian society.
August 8, 1941 (Av 15, 5701) (aged 24 years)
Background
Jewish Germans and Jews with citizenship of annexed states (Austrians, Czechs, Danzigers) from the age of six years are ordered to wear a yellow badge in the shape of a Jewish Star with Jude in the center.
September 1, 1941 (Elul 9, 5701) (aged 24 years)
Attack
Japan Bombs Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941 (Kislev 17, 5702) (aged 24 years)
Background
At the Wannsee Conference, Nazis finalized their Final Solution plans to murder all the Jews after their deportation. Adolf Eichmann, who was eventually tried and executed in Israel for murdering Jews via the systematic deportation of millions of Jews to the extermination camps, was at the meeting.
January 20, 1942 (Shevat 2, 5702) (aged 24 years)
Background
First convoy of Jews from France are sent to Auschwitz.
March 27, 1942 (Nissan 9, 5702) (aged 25 years)
Background
Jewish Dutch people ordered to wear the Jewish yellow badge.
April 29, 1942 (Iyar 12, 5702) (aged 25 years)
Background
Jewish Belgians people ordered to wear the Jewish yellow badge.
June 3, 1942 (Sivan 18, 5702) (aged 25 years)
Background
Jews in Occuppied France ordered to wear the Jewish yellow badge.
June 7, 1942 (Sivan 22, 5702) (aged 25 years)
Deportation
Germany begins the deportation of Dutch Jews from camps in the Netherlands
July 15, 1942 (Av 1, 5702) (aged 25 years)
Hungarian Anti-Jewish Laws
Hungary abolishes the status of Judaism as a received religion.
July 19, 1942 (Av 5, 5702) (aged 25 years)
Hungarian Anti-Jewish Laws
Hungary prohibits Jews from acquiring agricultural property, and calls for the transfer of Jewish-owned property to non-Jews.
September 6, 1942 (Elul 24, 5702) (aged 25 years)
Background
French communist newspaper publishes a cover story about the extermination of 11,000 French Jews at Auschwitz.
October 10, 1942 (Tishrei 29, 5703) (aged 25 years)
Reports On The Holocaust
Small story on page 10 of the New York Times reported on the slaughter of Jews at Auschwitz.
November 25, 1942 (Kislev 16, 5703) (aged 25 years)
Ghetto
Krakow Ghetto Liquidated. Those deemed able to work were transported to the Płaszów concentration camp. Some 2,000 Jews unable to move or attempting to run were killed in the streets and in their homes. Operation Reinhard
March 13, 1943 (Adar II 6, 5703) (aged 26 years)
Background
Belgium Resistance attacks a train bound for Auschwitz and free 233 prisoners. It is the only mass escape from a Holocaust train.
April 19, 1943 (Nissan 14, 5703) (aged 26 years)
Invasion
Germany Occupies Hungary
March 19, 1944 (Adar 24, 5704) (aged 27 years)
Background
Two inmates, Slovak Jews Alfred Wetzler and Rudolf Vrba, escape from Auschwitz. They contact the Jewish council in Slovakia and give details about the murder of Jews at Auschwitz. A report is soon released to warn Hungary’s Jews of the Nazi plans to wipe out their community. The report initally does nothing to stop the mass deportation of Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz. Finally, in July 1944, after the report is published in the Swiss Press, Hungary is forced to stopped the deportation. The persecution of Hungarian Jews is continued in October 1944.
April 10, 1944 (Nissan 17, 5704) (aged 27 years)
Deportation
435,000 Hungarian Jews Are Deported To Auschwitz
from May 15, 1944 (Iyar 22, 5704) to July 9, 1944 (Tamuz 18, 5704) (aged 27 years)
Background
Nazis Photograph Hungarian Jews Arriving At Auschwitz. Many Jews Were From The Sub-Carpathia Region. Theses photos became know as The Auschwitz Album/Lilly Jacob Album. Lilly Jacob, the woman who found the photos, was from Bilky, Ukraine.
May 26, 1944 (Sivan 4, 5704) (aged 27 years)
Attack
D-Day, Allies Invade Normandy
June 6, 1944 (Sivan 15, 5704) (aged 27 years)
Liberation
Russia Liberates Auschwitz
January 27, 1945 (Shevat 13, 5705) (aged 27 years)
33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (Nissan 29, 5705) (aged 28 years)
Background
Germany unconditionally surrenders.
May 7, 1945 (Iyar 24, 5705) (aged 28 years)
Background
United States Detonates An Atomic Bomb Over Hiroshima, Japan.
August 6, 1945 (Av 27, 5705) (aged 28 years)
Background
Aoviet Union declares War on Japan.
August 8, 1945 (Av 29, 5705) (aged 28 years)
Background
United States Detonates An Atomic Bomb Over Nagasaki, Japan.
August 9, 1945 (Av 30, 5705) (aged 28 years)
Background
Japan anounces its surrender ending World War II.
from August 15, 1945 (Elul 6, 5705) (aged 28 years)
Background
UN General Assembly passes Resolution 181, adopting a plan to partition the Palestine British Mandate into two states, one Jewish, one Arab.
November 29, 1947 (Kislev 16, 5708) (aged 30 years)
Background
Israel declares its independence.
May 14, 1948 (Iyar 5, 5708) (aged 31 years)
Census
Address: 1640 University Avenue
Apt. 1A
Bronx, New York
Background
The Korean War begins when North Korea invades South Korea.
June 25, 1950 (Tamuz 10, 5710) (aged 33 years)
34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (Shevat 4, 5713) (aged 35 years)
Background
An armistice ends the fighting in the Korean War.
July 27, 1953 (Av 15, 5713) (aged 36 years)
Death of a father
Death
February 27, 1956 (Adar 15, 5716) (aged 38 years)
Yahrzeit
66th Yahrzeit
February 16, 2022 (Adar I 15, 5782) (65 years after death)
Note: May You Rest In Peace. עליו השלום
Remembrance
105th Birthday
March 6, 2022 (Adar II 3, 5782) (66 years after death)
Note: Happy Birthday Uncle. May You Rest In Peace. עליו השלום
Remembrance
July 1, 2022 (Tamuz 2, 5782) (66 years after death)
Note: Congratulations on your 73rd Wedding Anniversary. May You Rest In Peace. עליו השלום
Family with parents
father
Ester Blima With Family Members
18791954
Birth: January 4, 1879 46 Rozavlea, Maramures, Romania
Death: November 6, 1954Bronx, New York
mother
Ester Blima With Family Members
18811972
Birth: July 10, 1881 Hungary
Death: July 13, 1972Brooklyn, New York
brother
sister
Private
elder sister
Ester Blima With Family Members
19082006
Birth: 1908 28 26 Rozalia
Death: 2006Commack, New York
-6 years
elder brother
younger brother
Private
sister
Private
himself
Margit Klein Petition For Naturalization
אפרים פישלֹ
19171956
Birth: March 6, 1917 38 35 Budapest, Hungary
Death: February 27, 1956
brother
Private
brother
Private
Family with Margit Klein
himself
Margit Klein Petition For Naturalization
אפרים פישלֹ
19171956
Birth: March 6, 1917 38 35 Budapest, Hungary
Death: February 27, 1956
wife
Margaret Klein and Menhard Klein at the Concord Hotel
19162005
Birth: May 8, 1916 45 39 Bilke, Hungary
Death: January 11, 2005Las Vegas, Nevada
son
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private
Residence

This is from the marriage registration form that was completed in Bilke in 1939.

Census

The census was found by using the address of the marriage certificate - 742 6th St. On the census, it is listed as 744 6th St.

Yahrzeit

May You Rest In Peace. עליו השלום

Remembrance

Happy Birthday Uncle. May You Rest In Peace. עליו השלום

Remembrance

Congratulations on your 73rd Wedding Anniversary. May You Rest In Peace. עליו השלום

Naturalization
Marriage Registration
Marriage Certificate
Census
Census
Media object
Margit Klein Petition For Naturalization
Margit Klein Petition For Naturalization
Note: Frank's wife's Petition For Naturalization indicates the date and place of Frank Popovitz's Naturalization and that he was naturalized through his father David Popovitz.
Media object
Ester Blima With Family Members
Ester Blima With Family Members