Does anyone have information on Rebecca Chazan Fishman of Brooklyn, NY, who died around 1958?

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She had four children:  Irving, Milton, MIriam (Gilison) and Robert.
WikiTree profile: Rebecca Fishman
in Genealogy Help by Isabella McFarlin G2G Crew (760 points)

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Rebecca Fishman turns out to be a rather common name in New York of that time.

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[ Rebecca Fishman d.1957 New York]
by Vincent Piazza G2G6 Pilot (241k points)
selected by Isabella McFarlin
Thanks! I know it is common... and Jews, unlike Gentiles, seem to be more inclined to forget than remember their probably very uncomfortable histories in the "Old Country" (whether Russia, Germany, Poland, etc).  I have learned little about my father's family. I do know some of my cousins perished in the Holocaust when they refused my grandmother Rebecca's offer of safe haven in New York and instead tried to hide out in Berlin. Sigh. Thanks! It is possible that this is my grandmother. I have to ask if she could have died outside the city or Brooklyn-- my remaining cousins may know.

I appreciate your kindly help.

I'm sure this is MY Rebecca Fishman!

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