The Family of Ruven Yosef (Robert Joseph) & Lesha Starobin(14)

This is a wonderful picture of the entire branch of the Starobin family from which I'm descended. It was taken in 1932(?) at Max Cottin's(2) house in Edenwald (the Bronx). The patriarch of the family (Ruven Joseph) never came to America. This pictures includes my great-grandmother(14), my grandfather(5), my grandmother(11), my father(28) and my aunt(27).

1. Esther Milenky: daughter of Hannah-Vegaila(15) and Israel Milenky(3), sister of Ida(9), Ruth(1), Lily(22), & Betty(24) (died of cancer at sixteen)

2. Max Cottin: husband of Rifke Starobin(13), father of Jack (Yankel)(19)

3. Israel Milenky: husband of Hannah-Vegaila Starobin(15), father to of Ida(9), Ruth(1), Lily(22), Esther(20) & Betty(24)

4. Motke Starobin: second child of Ruven Yosef & Lesha(14), husband to ?(17), father to Robert Joseph Starobin(18) and Leo.

5. David Starobin: eighth child of Ruven Yosef & Lesha(14), husband to Esther Breslof(11), father of Robert Joseph(28) and Grace(27).

My grandfather.

6. Pesach ('Philip') Starobin: third child of Ruven Yosef & Lesha(14), husband to Mary(10), father to Ruthie(25), 'Irving' (Robert Joseph)(23), and Evelyn(31).

7. 'Shabe' (Hersch Leib or 'Harry') Starobin: fifth child of Ruven Yosef & Lesha(14), husband to Elsie(12), father to Joseph Robert(21), 'Herman'(Chaim)(29) and Saul(30).

8. Herman Chirlian: husband of Ida Milenky(9), father of Ellen(33) and Norma(34)

9. Ida Milenky: daugther of Israel Milenky(3) & Hannah-Vegaila(15), sister of Ruth(1), Lilly(22), Esther(20) & Betty(24), husband of Herman Chirlian(8), mother of Ellen(33) and Norma(34)

10. Mary (nee ?): wife of Pesach(6), mother of Ruthie(25), 'Irving' (Robert Joseph)(23), and Evelyn(31).

11. Esther (nee Breslof): husband of David(5), father of Robert Joseph(28) and Grace(27).

My grandmother.

12. Elsie (nee ?): wife of Shabe(7), mother to Joseph Robert(21), 'Herman'(Chaim)(29) and Saul(30).

13. Rifke Starobin: sixth child of Ruven Yosef & Lesha(14), wife of Max Cottin(2), mother of Jack (Yankel)(19)

14. Lesha (nee ?)(Bubbe): wife of Ruven Yosef, mother of Hannah(15), Motke(4), Pesach(6), Avrumka, Shabe(7), Rifke(13, Bessie(16), David(5),

My great-grandmother.

15. Hannah-Vegaila (Anna Avigail) Starobin : first child of Ruven Yosef & Lesha(14), wife of Israel Milenky(3), mother of Ida(9), Ruth(1), Lily(22), Esther(20) & Betty(24)

16. Bessie Starobin: seventh child of Ruven Yosef & Lesha(14), wife of ? Kaplan, mother of Berniece(32) and Anita(26)

17. ? (nee ?): wife of Motke(4), mother of Robert Joseph(18) & Leo

18. Robert Joseph Starobin: son of Motke(4) and ?(17), brother of Leo

19. Jack ('Yankle) Cottin: son of Max Cottin(2) and Rifke(13)

20. Ruth Milenky: daughter of Israel Milenky(3) & Hannah-Vegaila Starobin(15), sister to Ida(9), Lily(22), Esther(20) & Betty(24)

21. Joseph Robert Starobin: son of Shabe(7) and Elsie(12), brother of Chaim(29) and Saul(30)

22. Lily Milenky: daughter of Hannah-Vegaila(15) and Israel Milenky(3), sister of Ida(9), Ruth(1), Esther(20) & Betty(24)

23. 'Irving' (Robert Joseph) Starobin: son of Pesach(6) and Mary(10), brother of of Ruthie(25) & Evelyn(31).

24. Betty Milenky: daughter of Hannah-Vegaila(15) and Israel Milenky(3), sister of Ida(9), Ruth(1), Lily(22), & Esther(20), later married to Jacob Fogelson (daughter: Nancy Fogelson Kirk; her son: Patrick Kirk; his daughter: Catherine Anne Kirk)

25. Ruthie Starobin: dauther of Pesach(6) and Mary(10), sister of 'Irving' (Robert Joseph)(23), and Evelyn(31).

Leo Starobin (cut off from side of picture): son of Motke(4) and ?(17), brother of Robert Joseph(18)

26. Anita Kaplan: daughter of Bessie(16) and ? Kaplan, sister of Berniece(32)

27. Grace Starobin: daughter of Dav id(5) and Esther Breslof(11), sister of Robert Joseph(28), later married to William Mishkin

daughters: Julie Mishkin Seear, Ellen Mishkin

28. Robert Joseph Starobin: son of David(5) and Esther Breslof(11), brother of Grace(27), later married to Naomi (nee Kaplan), My father.

Robert's son: David Starobin (married to Rebecca Askew)

David's children: Robert Joseph (married to Alexis Napoliello), Allegra

Robert's daughter: Amy Starobin

Robert's son: Michael Starobin ME (married to Hannah Murray)

Michael's children: Joshua, Samuel

29. Herman (Chaim) Starobin: son of Shabe(7) and Elsie(12), brother of Joseph Robert(21) and Saul(30)

30. Saul Starobin: son of Shabe(7) and Elsie(12), brother of Joseph Robert(21) and Herman(29)

31. Evelyn (Eve) Starobin: dauther of Pesach(6) and Mary(10), sister of 'Irving' (Robert Joseph)(23), and Ruthie(25), later: Evelyn Miller

32. Berniece Kaplan: daughter of Bessie(16) and ? Kaplan, sister of Anita(26), later: Berniece Greenwald (or Greenberg?)

33. Ellen Chirlian: daughter of Ida(9) and Herman Chirlian(8), sister of Norma(34), later: Ellen Singer

Ellen's son: Michael Singer (wife: Elizabeth)

Michael's daughter: Isabel Beatrice

Ellen's son: Adam Singer (wife: Suzanne)

Adam's children: Matthew Alexander, Dominic Jacob

34. Norma Chirlian: : daughter of Ida(9) and Herman Chirlian(8), sister of Ellen(33), later: Norma Karson

Norma's daughter: Amy Karson Harris

Amy's daughter Emily

Norma's son: Jeffrey Karson

Jeffrey's children: Kourtney, Kameron, Kyl