|A few basic Korshak
As far as I can tell, all the Korshaks in the United States (excluding those who
may have come here following the demise of the Soviet Union) are descended from
the six sons of Bella (1836-1910) and Tevye "Teddy" Korshak (dates of
birth and death unknown) of Kiev.
The six sons are:
The first two Korshaks to emigrate to the United States were Mendel and David
who arrived early in 1882 (sailing from Hamburg on the SS. Suevia.
The Korshak emigration continued for at least a decade (Mendel made at least one
return trip to bring back additional family members.
to view a partial list of Korshak descendents. You will need Adobe
Acrobat Reader to read the file. Please note that no data has been added to
this list since 1993. You can also view Federal
census data from 1900, 1910 and 1920---and data from Chicago
city directories published between 1886 and 1929.