Posted by Hubert Buddy Shenkin on May 12, 2001 at 11:18:36:
This is information that I obtained from the Ellis Island Records:
I was unable to find information on SHENKIN but was able to access the following information based upon Aunt Molly's immigration records from the family history, wherein they spelled her name as SCHEINKIN.
The following members of the family came over on the ship "Baltic" which arrived on January 18, 1908:
Grandma Bassja (note the spelling), age 47 on arrival