- [??] Nehama
- *Solomon "Bohor" Nehama -m. [??]
Solomon Nehama was a "saraf"—a banker in Monastir.
He was one of the 16 signatories in 1864 of the committee to establish Alliance Francaise schools in Monastir.
- *Isaac Nehama -m. *Estreya Kamhi[?]
Also a "saraf", and a supplier of goods to the Turkish army in Monastir.
- *Matilda Nehama -m. Haim Aroesti
Haim was a merchant in Skopje.
After his passing, ca. 1942ce Matilda and her two sons, Egisto and Mois, escaped to Albania and Trieste.
Settled in Milano after WWII.
- Egisto Aroesti
- Mois Aroesti
- *Solomon Nehama -m. *Rebecca Kamhi
Solomon was a commercial representative in Monastir;
at one time, he was the secretary of the Joint Distribution Committee in Monastir, and had correspondence with the American JDC.
- Izak Nehama
At the time of the German occupation, he had been a medical student, either in Skopje or Belgrade.
There is no trace of him.
His name does not appear in any records of deportations.
He may have been among the 60,000 Jews killed in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia by the destroyers and their Croatian collaborators.
- Victor Nehama -m. Allegra [??]
After their capture by the deporting authority, Victor escaped briefly, but was captured and returned to the warehouse in Skopje, from which they were all deported.
- Stella Nehama
- Marika Nehama
- *Oro Nehama -m. *Chelebon Franco
Chelebon Franco and his brother, Yosef, had one of the largest textile and novelty stores in Monastir.
Chelbon, Oro, and three daughters—Rashel, Marika and Stella were deported.
- *Alegra Franco -m. Jack Russo
These two were among the very few to escape Monastir just before the catastrophe in 1943.
They bribed Bulgarian guards, and slipped through the borders with their 3-year old daughter.
They went to Salonika because the Russos had business there.
They were advised by friends that it was madness to stay in Salonika because it was under German occupation.
They departed for Athens.
In September 1943ce, after the Italian Armistice, when the Germans took over, they went into hiding.
- Leon Franco
Escaped to Albania, fought with the Albanian Partisans, was wounded and survived.
- Rashel Franco
- Marika Franco
- Stella Franco
- *Benyamin Nehama -m. Matilda [??]
Emigrated to the US in 1914ce.
Settled in Brooklyn.
He had a dress manufacturing establishment.
- Irving Nehama
[Brooklyn ? ]
- *Dario Nehama -m. *Sarah Kolonomos
There many branches to the Kolonomos family throughout the Ottoman Empire, including Jannina and Constantinople.
Sarah was born in Monastir.
There were a number of brothers, Calef, Mentesh, and Sarah's father Izak ( -m. Miriam [??]).
Sarah's siblings were Estreya, Ester, Dona, Victor and Benyamin.
During the First World War, both the Nehama and Kolonomos families moved to Salonika to escape the almost continuous bombardments.
Isaac Nehama and his wife, Estreya, returned to Monastir, but this couple settled in Athens, where they were married and had their children.
In the time of the Destroyers, Dario survived by hiding; Isaac joined the Greek Resistance.
Sarah, Sam and Nehama were deported to Auschwitz (on the last transport that left Greece, including 1,800 Rhodes Jews).
Sam survived; was liberated at Buchenwald.
- Isaac Nehama -m. Paulette Mourtzoucos
Grew up in Athens.
- Sam Nehama -m. Evelyn [??]
- Nehama Nehama
This section compiled July 2003ce from material provided by Isaac Nehama.
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