This section contains family histories of those families other than the four who are my grandparents.
Gotferstein History Simon Smith's first wife was Ita Dwery Gotferstein. His second wife was her sister, Dobry Gotferstein. This is the history of the Gotferstein family.
Here is a chart of the Descendents of Joel Gotferstein
Hirst "the Elder" Smith History These are the "other" Smiths listed in the Mariampole records. They are descended from Hirst 'the Elder" Smith. One of these Smiths, Morchel Smith married Guty Zelcman. Guty Zelcman is the sister of Simon Smith (nee Zelcman). The father of Guty and Simon is Abram Zelcman (Smith). Here is a 6 generation chart of the Descendents of Hirst "the Elder" Smith
Szmuelson History Jacob Smith married Ida Szmuelson. This is the history of the Szmuelson family
Here is a chart of the Descendents of Jankiel Szmuelson