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1970 - 1984

Chana Bruztberg Schniper


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Name in US
Chana or Hana
Name at Birth
Chana Bruztberg
Married Name
Chana Bruztberg Schniper
Parents' Name

Sara Harz and Abram (Abraham) Bruztberg

Date of Birth - Note
October 19, 1920
Country of Birth
City of Birth
City of Birth, Alternate Names

Rowno, Rivne

Sibling(s) Name(s)

Sister, died in Holocaust

Spouse(s) Name(s)

Chaim Schniper
(1906 Rovno, Poland – 1972 Birmingham, AL)
Married March 5, 1944 in Cherson, Ukraine

Children's Names

Jakob (Jack) Schniper (Susan Leigh Thompson, “Leigh”)
Born March 18, 1945 Cherson, Ukraine

Abraham (Abe) Schniper (Jessie)
Born April 19, 1947 Ulm, Germany

Steve Schniper (Ann)
Born 1955 Birmingham, AL

Religious Identity (Prewar)
Religious Identity (Postwar)
Camp(s) / Year(s)

Work camps, various

Member of Underground, Resistance or Partisan Group(s)

With partisans until captured

Hiding or Living under False Identity (Location/Year)
Initially hid with her mother and sister on a Polish farm
DP Camp(s) / Year(s)

Stuttgart, Germany (1945-1950)

Year / City / Ship to US
January 29, 1950 / New Orleans, LA / USAT General M.L. Hersey
Date Moved to Alabama
Alabama City of Residence
Date of Death
April 12, 1984
City of Death
City of Burial / Cemetery
Birmingham / Elmwood Cemetery
Dates Lived in Alabama