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  1. Hi, STROPKOV in Slovakian, STROPKO in Hungarian, but I’ve never run across the name Strophan– it’s evidently been mis- pronounced, mis-heard, or the like.

    I’ve seen the name Weiss in my Stropkov research. The following show which Weisses were in Stropkov during the war years and their fate. Aree any yours?
    WEISS Avraham Shia, Aug. 10, 1894 (Stropkov), storekeeper, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Charlotte (Sarolta) Friedmann, Apr. 17, 1896 (Stropkov), housewife, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Samuel, May 4, 1921 (Stropkov), teacher, transported Mar. 28, 1942, Stropkov to Zilina, released Apr. 8, 1942, then transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Salamon Bernat, Dec. 14, 1923 (Stropkov), schoolboy, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Isidor, Sept. 23, 1926 (Stropkov), schoolboy, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Zofia, Apr. 2, 1930 (Stropkov), schoolgirl, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    WEISS Edita, 1919, family unknown, survived
    WEISS Filip (Natan), June 27, 1863 (Leles), baker, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Pepi Goldberger, Nov. 15, 1863 (Stropkov), housewife, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Eduard, Apr. 13, 1899 (Stropkov), baker, arrived in Auschwitz May 26, 1942, prisoner #36522, perished July 9, 1942
    Gizela, June 6, 1903 (Leles), housewife, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Samuel, July 2, 1906 (Stropkov), baker, transported Mar. 30, 1942, Zilina to Majdanek, arrived in Auschwitz May 26, 1942, prisoner #36523, perished June 29, 1942
    Terezia (Teri), July 12, 1935 (Kosice), schoolgirl, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Edita, Feb. 27, 1937 (Stropkov), child, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Margita, May 24, 1940 (Stropkov), transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    WEISS Helena, Feb. 21, 1874 (Michalovce), transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Zilina, perished
    Gizela, Aug. 22, 1913 (Stropkov), transported Mar. 24, 1942, Poprad to Auschwitz, perished Aug. 12, 1942
    WEISS Josef, 1895, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Berta, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Jolana, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Naftali, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Adalbert, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    WEISS Meyer, Dec. 15, 1876, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Rezi, May 15, 1878, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Sara, August, 1904, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Heinrich, Sept. 7, 1931, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Moric, Apr. 5, 1936, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Ignatz, May 1, 1938, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    Shimon, May 17, 1942, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Rejowiec, perished
    WEISS Zikmun, 1888, family unknown, survived
    WEISZ, see Weiss
    WEISZ Alois, Mar. 3, 1895 (Batorkeszi), teacher, exemption, survived
    Hermina Goldstein, Dec. 19, 1902 (Kurima), exemption, survived
    WEISZ Feige, 1871 (Stropkov), family unknown, transported May 23, 1942, Stropkov to Zilina, perished
    WEISZ Frantisek, Mar. 31, 1899 (Sandal-Rovna), woodmiller, exemption, transported May 23, 1942, from Stropkov, perished
    Terezia, Feb. 17, 1905 (Vysny Svidnik), exemption, details unknown, perished
    Josef, Oct. 17, 1924 (Staskovce), exemption, transported Mar. 28, 1942, Stropkov to Zilina, perished
    Ladislav, May 30, 1928 (Stropkov), exemption, transported May 23, 1942, from Stropkov, perished
    Frantisek, June 27, 1929 (Stropkov), exemption, transported May 23, 1942, from Stropkov, perished
    Maria, Apr. 24, 1930 (Stropkov), exemption, details unknown, perished
    Mikulas, Dec. 13, 1931 (Zvala), exemption, details unknown, perished
    Valeria, June 16, 1933 (Zvala), exemption, details unknown, perished
    Tibor, Mar. 3, 1936 (Zvala), exemption, details unknown, perished
    Zoltan, Mar. 6, 1937 (Gribov), exemption, details unknown, perished
    Andrej, Mar. 11, 1939 (Stropkov), exemption, details unknown, perished
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  2. Hello Melody, I’m doing research on my family history, and I was wondering if you could answer a question: In your research on the Jews of Stropkov, did you ever come across the name of Moritz Weiss? I believe he died in 1906. His children from his first marriage, Ignatz and Ida, emigrated in the late 1880s and eventually settled in El Paso, TX. But I have conflicting birthplaces for Ignatz in Slovakia — Ilava and Stropko (Ignatz says Strophan; bios of his cousin Adolph Schwartz, who was a huge figure in El Paso, say Stropkov). I was hoping you might shed some light on this. Thanks so much! I hope this reaches you.

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