Name at birth
Sabina Chrapot
Date of birth
Where were you born?
Where did you grow up?
Lodz, Poland
Name of father, occupation
Emanuel, Self-employed
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Chaya, Homemaker
Immediate family (names, birth order)
Parents, Fruma, Zlata and Shaya
How many in entire extended family?
My family plus a brother-in-law, niece and nephew
Who survived the Holocaust?
Just me
Went to live in the Lodz Ghetto, and then sent to Auschwitz. From there, on August 14, 1944, took a train to Czechoslovakia to a camp called Zakish Bad-Kudova. Liberated on May 8, 1945. Returned to Lodz by train to see who was left.
Name of Ghetto(s)
Name of Concentration / Labor Camp(s)
Where did you go after being liberated?
Lodz, I met Martin my husband there
When did you come to the United States?
March 23, 1948
Where did you settle?
New York for ten years then moved to Detroit.
Occupation after the war
When and where were you married?
November 18, 1945 in Lodz, Poland
Martin, Shoemaker, later insurance salesman
George (Gershon), limousine business Charlie, owner of a karate studio in New York Pauline, paralegal
Three grandchildren: Andrea, Jeremy and Zachary Three great-grandchildren, Sophie, Avery and Magda Leah Maggie)
Charles Silow
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