Haunts: St. Louis MO*, Poughkeepsie NY, New York City, Carbondale IL
James E. Chervitz (Jim)
Haunts: St. Louis MO*
Father of Steve and Randi. Husband of Judith K. (Judy)
Deceased. Lived in St. Louis MO.
Father of Jim. Husband of Frances (also deceased).
Immigrated into the United States from Russia in the early 1900's with his family.
Claimed that surname 'Chervitz' was adopted by an ancestor (grandfather of Frank?) who took the name of a local widow in order to avoid being drafted into the Russian army. Former surname: "La Dove" (sp?).
Chervitz Family #2 in St. Louis, MO: Steve, Marianne, Jordan, Allie
This clan is apparently unrelated to family #1.
The Steve in this family and the Steve in family #1 are
contemporaries, though have never met.