Mom's Side 

These are photos of my mother's side of the family. Her parents, and grandparents. To keep it all straight:

My mom is Sheila. Her only brother is Marc (my Uncle).
Their parents are Gilbert Fisher and Ethyle Zeigman
Gilly's parents are Nat and Goldie Fisher
Ethyle's parents are Maurice and May Stearman
Gilly remarried Evelyn, Ethyle remarried "Ziggy" Bill Zeigman

Got it?

My grandmother (Ethyle) wrote, recently:

The Fisher family were from Philadelphia, but Grandpa Gilbert was born In Norfolk, Va. I don't know why his mom and Dad were there. His grandfather on his mother's side was born in Russia but his family (the Lipshultz family) had emigrated to Manchester, England where many relatives had gone before. It was a mill town and work was plentiful, and his granddad was a master tailor, who when he came to Washington, DC tailor suits for members of congress and the Supreme Court. I remember Gilbert coming up to my school on lunch hour wearing "hot" looking suits! He was a football star and all the girls were jealous that he was coming to see me. On my side of the family, I of course was born in Wash., DC, but Bubbe, my mother was native born in Brooklyn. Her parents had emigrated from Poland. My father (Zayde) was born in Russia in a small "shetl" in the Ukraine, near Chernobyl. His father, my Zadie came to America before his wife and 6 sons, landing in Baltimore, but moving to DC because he was a master cabinet maker and heard there was no one to make "kosher coffins" for Jewish burials in DC and he could get work. He brought his family over about a year later when my father was 10. There is much more to the story and I promise I will write it soon.

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transpixel Maurice and May Stearman aka Zayde and Bubbe
my mother's mother's parents (my great grandparents) transpixel
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transpixel c. 1914, before they were married transpixel
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transpixel Bubbe and Zayde transpixel
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transpixel 1914 transpixel
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Maurice and May Stearman aka Zayde and Bubbe
my mother's mother's parents (my great grandparents)
Viewed: 1039 times.
c. 1914, before they were married
Viewed: 910 times.
Bubbe and Zayde
Viewed: 815 times.
1914
Viewed: 790 times.
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transpixel Zayde and Bubbe transpixel
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transpixel Aug,, 1942 transpixel
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transpixel Sheila aka Mom
~ 18 mos old transpixel
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transpixel Washington, D.C.
Early 1944 (?) transpixel
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Zayde and Bubbe
Viewed: 787 times.
Aug,, 1942
Viewed: 787 times.
Sheila aka Mom
~ 18 mos old
Viewed: 789 times.
Washington, D.C.
Early 1944 (?)
Viewed: 797 times.
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transpixel Mom, 3 yo
Florida, Aug., 1945 transpixel
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transpixel "Grandpa Gilbert got out of prison camp
& sent there for R+R" transpixel
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transpixel Mom transpixel
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transpixel 1946 (?) transpixel
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Mom, 3 yo
Florida, Aug., 1945
Viewed: 819 times.
"Grandpa Gilbert got out of prison camp
& sent there for R+R"
Viewed: 826 times.
Mom
Viewed: 855 times.
1946 (?)
Viewed: 820 times.
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transpixel Nanny Ethyle (my grandmother), Zayde, Bubbe and Mom transpixel
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transpixel Miami Beach, 1947 transpixel
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transpixel Nanny Ethyle, Mom and Grandpa Gilbert transpixel
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transpixel "Garage of house, Wash., D.C." transpixel
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Nanny Ethyle (my grandmother), Zayde, Bubbe and Mom
Viewed: 813 times.
Miami Beach, 1947
Viewed: 817 times.
Nanny Ethyle, Mom and Grandpa Gilbert
Viewed: 839 times.
"Garage of house, Wash., D.C."
Viewed: 827 times.
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transpixel c. 1953 transpixel
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transpixel ( who's who ) transpixel
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transpixel Mom, Grandpa Gilbert, Nanny Ethyle and Uncle Marc transpixel
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transpixel in 1955 - Bubbe and Zayde's
40th anniversary party transpixel
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c. 1953
Viewed: 796 times.
( who's who )
Viewed: 798 times.
Mom, Grandpa Gilbert, Nanny Ethyle and Uncle Marc
Viewed: 829 times.
in 1955 - Bubbe and Zayde's
40th anniversary party
Viewed: 829 times.
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transpixel Grandpa Gilbert transpixel
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transpixel Mom with Nat and Goldie Fisher
( Grandpa Gilbert's parents) transpixel
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transpixel Mom transpixel
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transpixel Uncle Marc and (my) Mom transpixel
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Grandpa Gilbert
Viewed: 791 times.
Mom with Nat and Goldie Fisher
( Grandpa Gilbert's parents)
Viewed: 837 times.
Mom
Viewed: 780 times.
Uncle Marc and (my) Mom
Viewed: 796 times.
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transpixel Uncle Marc's Bar Mitzvah transpixel
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transpixel ( who's who ) transpixel
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transpixel Da, Mom, Marc, Grandma Evelyn ( Gilly's second wife ), Grandpa Gilbert, Nat & Goldie Fisher transpixel
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transpixel Gilbert's 50th - Nov., 1968
"(Sheila is 3 months pregnant with Adrienne)" transpixel
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Uncle Marc's Bar Mitzvah
Viewed: 836 times.
( who's who )
Viewed: 827 times.
Da, Mom, Marc, Grandma Evelyn ( Gilly's second wife ), Grandpa Gilbert, Nat & Goldie Fisher
Viewed: 838 times.
Gilbert's 50th - Nov., 1968
"(Sheila is 3 months pregnant with Adrienne)"
Viewed: 789 times.
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transpixel Mom with Nat and Goldie transpixel
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transpixel March, 1970 transpixel
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transpixel Mom with Bubbe and Zayde
Venice, Florida transpixel
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transpixel March, 1970
"Mom + Dad came on a train!" transpixel
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Mom with Nat and Goldie
Viewed: 830 times.
March, 1970
Viewed: 804 times.
Mom with Bubbe and Zayde
Venice, Florida
Viewed: 821 times.
March, 1970
"Mom + Dad came on a train!"
Viewed: 785 times.
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transpixel Mom and Nat with little Adrienne
Staten Island - July 12, 1969 transpixel
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transpixel "17 days young" transpixel
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transpixel Me, Zayde, Bubbe, Adam, Mom transpixel
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Mom and Nat with little Adrienne
Staten Island - July 12, 1969
Viewed: 865 times.
"17 days young"
Viewed: 761 times.
Me, Zayde, Bubbe, Adam, Mom
Viewed: 799 times.
2/72
Viewed: 787 times.
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transpixel Adam, Goldie, Me transpixel
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transpixel 8/78 transpixel
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transpixel Adam, Goldie, Me, Goldie's sister Rae Allison transpixel
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transpixel ? Florida, 8/78 transpixel
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Adam, Goldie, Me
Viewed: 810 times.
8/78
Viewed: 784 times.
Adam, Goldie, Me, Goldie's sister Rae Allison
Viewed: 819 times.
? Florida, 8/78
Viewed: 775 times.
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