Nathan and Tillie Berger

Home History Recording Photos

Nathan (Naftali) Berger left Ukraine in 189? to start a new life in America. In 1900, only 17 years old, Tillie (Antonia) Eisenberg left the same locale in Ukraine to come here with her married sister Bessie.

Tillie and Nathan, both living in the Lower East Side of New York, "connected" through her sister. They married in January 1902 and had four children.

  • Samuel Berger

  • Anna Berger Feigenbaum

  • Lillie Berger Connor

  • Esther Berger Reimer

The next generation numbered nine. For those nine grandchildren and for their descendants we present the following:

  • History
    Documents from the early years

  • Recording
    The 60-minute oral history of the early days in the Lower East Side and Brooklyn. Made in 1976 by Tillie Berger and her daughters Lillie Connor and Esther Reimer. See also the favorite segments of the recording, submitted by family members.

  • Photographs
    Several early family photos, from the collection of Stan Feigenbaum.

Arnie Berger 
Cleveland, Ohio   January 27, 2022


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