Harris Proschan

M, b. circa 1875, d. 11 August 1918
Father*Iovno Aron Leibov Proschansky b. 1826
Mother*Chana Rubinowitz b. 1833
     Harris Proschan was born circa 1875 at Russia. He was the son of Iovno Aron Leibov Proschansky and Chana Rubinowitz. Harris Proschan married Mina Garkavy Proschan, daughter of Yudel Itskov-Bendetov Garkavy and Rishe Bloch, circa 1902. Harris Proschan died on 11 August 1918 at 349 W. 47th Street, Manhattan, New York; as Harris PROSCHAN, aged 45; newsdealer; struck by automobile; in US 14 years; father Jonah A. PROCHANSKY; mother Anna RABINOWITZ; buried Acacia Cemetery, Ozone Park, Queens, New York; NY death certificate 23357.
     Harris Proschan was also known as Yehoshua Hershel Proschansky. He immigrated on 9 June 1903 to Ellis Island, New York; as Herschel PROSCHANSKY, age 36, indexed as Merschel PRASCHANSKY, from Rotterdam aboard Rotterdam; en route to brother-in-law M. HARKAWEY, 103 E 4th Street, NY; held for special inquiry as Herschel PROSCHANSKI, age 24; indexed as PRASCHOUSKI. He immigrated on 15 March 1904 to Ellis Island, New York; aboard S.S. Kroonland, from Antwerp. Name as Herschel PROSCZANSKI, indexed as PROSERANSKI. Laborer, coming to uncle, M [=Mordechai/Max] HARKAVY on 137 Monroe Street, New York. He was filed Declaration of Intention as Harris PROSCHAN on 18 July 1905 at 150 Madison Street, New York, New York. He appeared on the census of 1910 at 376/8 E. 8th Street, Manhattan, New York; Name: Harry PROSCHAN; Indexed as PRASCHAN. He was filed Petition for Naturalization, as Harris PROSCHAN; tailor; born 14 July 1886 in Minsk; arrived NY on 15 March 1904. Wife Minnie (Harkaway) PROSCHAN, born Minsk and two children, Lous and Annie. Witnesses Sam PROSHANSKY, cutter, 680 Wales Avenue and David GRODINSKY, tailor, 378 E. 8th Street. Denied because "petitioner had made error in filing petition as to date of birth". on 7 July 1911 at 376 E. 8th Street, New York, New York. He was filed Petition for Naturalization, having previously been denied; born 15 July 1876. Witnesses Izrael PROSCHANSKY, tailor, 378 E. 8th Street and Hyman GRODINSKY, 378 E. 8th Street, pharmacist on 9 December 1911 at 376 E. 8th Street, New York, New York. He was naturalized on 11 March 1912 at Manhattan, New York; swore Oath of Allegiance; certificate 262231. He lived in 1916 at 378 E. 8th, New York, New York; in New York city directory as Harry PROSCHAN, tailor. He lived in 1918 at 378 E. 8th, New York, New York; in New York city directory as Harry PROSCHAN, operator; also a Hyman PROSCHAN, tailor at same address.

Family: Mina Garkavy Proschan b. bt 1874 - 1875, d. 4 Aug 1946

He married Mina Garkavy Proschan, daughter of Yudel Itskov-Bendetov Garkavy and Rishe Bloch, circa 1902.