to be Zisel (Alex Ziskind) Gabrilowitz of Baranovich in Belarus.
A grandson to Faitel, he was the father to Zeidel D'Gabriel below.
from MONDO HOLLYWOOD, a film by Robert Carl Cohen (born 1930). A
great-grandson of Faitel, Cohen is renowned for his pioneering documentaries
INSIDE RED CHINA, INSIDE EAST GERMANY, THREE CUBANS, and COMMITTEE
ON UNAMERICAN ACTIVITIES.
Dine Gabrilowitz (born circa 1850, daughter to Faitel) with her
husband Morris Virshup. They are posed with their children Abraham,
Mollie and Alex. A fourth child was Bernard Virshup.
D'Gabriel (1905-1999). Born in Novogrudok, Zeidel lived in both
Cuba and Mexico before making his way to Florida. A great-grandson
of Pheitl's, he "Latinized" the name from Gabrylewicz.
of Freud by Sidney Chafetz (born 1922). A great-grandson of Israel
Yonkel, Chafetz graduated 1947 from the Rhode Island School of Design.
He also attended the LEcole des Beaux-Arts, Fountainebleau
in Paris, France. He is still an active painter at age 87.
Kosslyn (1920-2005) A grandson of Israel Yonkel, he started in community
theater and directed plays while serving in WWII. He appeared in
several Clint Eastwood movies as well as in many TV shows including
"Charlie's Angels," "Hawaii 5-0," and "Cagney
Gabrilowich) Cohen (1892-1999) gained fame as a survivor of the
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in 1911. When she died at 107 years
of age, the New York Times ran a full page obit, which
included the photo above.
on Joseph Abrahams, grandson to Pheitl Gabrilowitz. A well known
calligrapher, Abrahams was a Sofer, or Torah scribe. The
article, which appeared in a Journal of Jewish Social Studies,
unfortunately contains three important errors: 1) Ossip was a
Russian-born pianist, not Polish; 2) He was not a grandson of
Pheitl's; and 3) Mark Twain had a single grandchild, Nina Gabrilowitsch.