Yankel Leibov Proschansky

M, b. circa 1846
Father*Leib Proschansky
     Yankel Leibov Proschansky was born at Russia-Minsk-Novogrudok. He married Khaya Leah Proschansky. Yankel Leibov Proschansky was born circa 1846 at Turetz; per 1874 revision list. He was the son of Leib Proschansky. Yankel Leibov Proschansky was born circa 1849; per 1910 Census. He was born circa 1852 at Ekaterinov ?, Russia; per ship's manifest.
     Yankel Leibov Proschansky was also known as Jankel Proszczanski. He lived at Mir, Russia (now Belarus). Yankel Leibov Proschansky was also known as Yaakov Shemayah Proschansky. He appeared on the census of 20 March 1874 at Turetz; Yankel Leibov PRASHCHANSKY was counted in the supplementary revision list, age 28; wife Chaya Leah age 27; son Movshe age 3; daughter Malka age 10; daughter Mina age 1. He was Dorah PERRY purchased passage at Rosenbaum Bank, Philadelphia for Jankew PROSZCZANSKY and Chaje PROSZCZANSKY; address Selo Ostrowka, Gorodija, Nowogrudok on 3 January 1906 at 2253 William Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He immigrated on 15 January 1907 to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; aboard S.S. Merion; last residence Ostrowka; en route to son-in-law G. PROSHANSKY, 2253 William Street, Philadelphia; with wife Chaje PROSZCZANSKI; indexed as Jankew VOSZCZANSKI. As of 1910, Yankel Leibov Proschansky was also known as Jacob Perry. He appeared on the census of 11 April 1910 at 1005 N. Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; as Jacob PERRY. He lived between 1914 and 1919 at 921 N. Hutchinson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; in Philadelphia city directory as Jacob Perry.

Family: Khaya Leah Proschansky b. c 1847, d. 2 Dec 1928

Yankel Leibov Proschansky and Khaya Leah Proschansky, sometime after their 1907 arrival in Philadelphia. Photo courtesy Emilie Kutash.