Jasheia CEPELEWICZ lived in Postawy, Russia, with his wife Ruth and had
at least three children: Pinchas
(1872), Joseph (1881), and Deborah.
Pinchas CEPELEWICZ "Peter CHEPLOWITZ", a huckster,
married Basia "Bettie" SWERDLINE, daughter of Srul, in about 1891
and had at
least two children born in the nearby village of Dunilowicze, Leib
(1900) and Minca (1902). All four immigrated to the United States and
settled in Akron, Ohio, with Peter making the journey first in
1913 and Basia in 1921. Peter died in
Akron in 1936.
Leib CEPELEWICZ "Louis CHEPLOWITZ" married Chana
David and Gita nee
in Minsk in 1920 and had a son in Warsaw, Poland: Szia "Sidney David"
(1921). In 1922, the family immigrated to Montreal, Canada,
then a month later crossed the border into America. They settled
in Akron and a daughter, Evelyn Ruth (1923). Louis died in
David" CHEPLOWITZ married Evelyn BASS, daughter of Mosze BASCHITZKY and
Mary nee WALOTSKY,
and died in Sandusky, Ohio, in 2007.
Evelyn Ruth CHEPLOWITZ married Leonard Robert SAVAGE, son of
Samuel and Anna nee MERVIS, and died in Boca Raton, Florida, in 2006.
Minca CEPELEWICZ "Minnie CHEPLOWITZ" immigrated with her
mother in 1921 and then married Zelig "Jacob"
poultry and fruit dealer from Glubako, Russia, in Akron in 1925. Minne
died in 1981 in Miami, Florida.
Joseph CEPELEWICZ "CHEPLOVITZ" immigrated to America in
1904. He married Anna GORDON, daughter of Isaac, had five
children: Isaac (1905), Elias (1908), Ruth (1914), Dina (1916), and
Isaac "Irving" CHEPLOVITZ married Julia,
Abraham. He died in 1970.
Elias "Alfred" CHEPLOVITZ died in Pompano
Beach, Florida, in 1983.
Ruth "Rose" CHEPLOVITZ died in Pompano
Beach, Florida, in 1992.
Dina "Diana" CHEPLOVITZ married LANZET and died in 2005.
Deborah CEPELEWICZ married a man with the surname GURWITZ
and had at
least one son named Avrom (1912).
Avrom GURWITZ married Cherna TROTZKY and died in 2001.