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Name: KIRKEL, Freda, Mrs

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Nee: Block - sister of Abraham Block

Birth Date: 1891Gelvonai, nr. Vilnius, Lithuania

Death Date: 1.2.1969 Nairobi

First Date: 1908

Last Date: 1969

Area: Lived with her husband & family at Thika

Married: Morris Moisey Kirkel (1885-1986)

Children: Ethel Patricia (1919 Kenya-1986) (m. Felix Aronson, of Masaka); Jean Zelda (1922 Kenya-2001) (Smith, who went to Egypt, then Revitt)

Book Reference: Gillett, Hut, Barnes, Glimpses

General Information:

Nairobi Forest Road Cemetery - Freda Kirkel, British, age 72, died 1/2/69
Glimpses - After a few months with Abraham and his partner Rosenblum on his farm in Kiambu, to get the hang of things, Lily and her father bought their own farm, 560 acres of virgin land in Kiambu, Lily taking her friend Rosenblum's sister Bertha, for company. With them settled, Abraham went back to Russia in 1908 to fetch his mother, Ettel, and his youngest sister, 12 year old Freda.
Glimpses - later moved to South Africa
Gazette 28 Mar 1969 probate

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