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Anyone who knows of a family names Shooshan

Postby cherylannshooshan » Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:02 pm

I am looking for my ancester. My Great Grandfather came to Worcester Mass through Harpot Turkey. The story was that his parents filled his pockets with jewels for the had a jewelry shop. They put him in a trunk as a stow a way. He was born July 1882.
His name was stephen Martin Shooshan. I know he had a brother Manoog.Their father I think was named Martin and was born in constantinopel.
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Re: Anyone who knows of a family names Shooshan

Postby markarslan » Sun May 19, 2013 2:11 pm

I'll see if I can help you. I assume that your Steven Martin Shooshan is the one who lived in Hancock County, West Virginia. Is that the same one? Have you found when he arrived in the USA?

What can you tell me about his brother Manoog? I found a confectioner (candy shop owner) of that name who lived in Worcester, Massachusetts. Is that Steven's brother? That Manoog Shooshan listed his parents as Lazare Shooshan and Mariam Nalbandian on his marriage record to Eva Parent (12 March 1907, Worcester). See https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-11030-41115-51?cc=1469062&wc=6961446.

Did you know that Shooshan is a female name in Armenian, equivalent to Susan?
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