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Jona "Jacob" Kukawka Kukofsky
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Birth: 1873, Poland
Death: Oct. 27, 1915
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Jona & his wife brought their 8 (of 10) surviving children to the US. He did not know he was in the beginning stages of Huntington's disease when he was working on a scaffolding in NYC. He lost his balance and fell to his death.

4 of those 8 children also succumbed to Huntington's.

Jona was my great-grandfather. My family is lucky; he did not pass that gene to my grandmother.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Szejna Mirla Wapnicki Kukofsky (1878 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Judko Kukofsky Krauss (1893 - 1953)*
  Yetta Kukofsky Krakofsky (1896 - 1960)*
  Celia Kukawka Kukofsky (1906 - 1968)*
  Litman Kukofsky Krauss (1910 - 1991)*
  David Kukofsky Krauss (1911 - 1945)*
  Rose Kukofsky Brodsky (1913 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Beth David Cemetery
Elmont
Nassau County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Daddys♥Girl
Record added: May 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110940890
Jona Jacob <i>Kukawka</i> Kukofsky
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Jona Jacob <i>Kukawka</i> Kukofsky
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