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The Seminishev/Seminoff Family

Updated January 13, 2006

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Welcome to the Seminoff family homepage. My grandfather, Ivan Fyodorovich (John Fred) Poppin came from Elsivetpol Russia (now Eastern Turkey). He was married twice. His first wife Parasha Andreyovna Bogdanov died enroute to America in 1907. Shortly after arriving in America, he returned to Russia and married wife #2, Hanya Nikolavna (Hazel) Seminishev/Seminoff. They immigrated in 1912. My early ancestors were of the Molokan faith.

Descendants of Daniel Seminishev

Generation No.1
1. Daniel Seminishev was born Approx. 1800 in Russia, and died after 1863 in Russia. He married Dashka Stepanova Conovalov Bef. 1860 in Kars, Russia, daughter of Stepan Conovalov and Unknown. She was born Unknown in Russia, and died after 1863 in Russia. Children were Nicholas, Peter, Savelee, Maria, and Proskovya

Generation No. 2
2. Nicholas Daniel Seminoff md. Doonya Vasilivna Pahomova.(Death certificate shows 'Bugnoff').
Their children are John, Hazel, Pauline, James, Jack, Alex, Nellie, and Alice.

3. Peter Daniel Seminoff married Alice Federovna. Their children are William, Alex, Ivan, Mihail, and 3 unknown daughters.

4. Proskovya Danilovna married Dimentee Canihan. Their children are Alex, Nick and Michael

5. Savelee Danilovich Seminishev md. Koolina Safonovna.

6. Maria Danilovna Seminishev md. Pyotor Martinch Bogdonov,

Generation No. 3
7. John Nicholas Seminoff was born Bef. 1887 in Russia and died Approx. 1902 in Salim, Kars, Russia

8 Hazel Nicholas Seminoff married John Fred Poppin. Their children are John, Alice, James, Nell, Mary, George, Hazel, and Dorothy

9. Pauline Nicholas Seminoff married William Joseph Asayvich Shubin. Their children are John, Lenore, Nicholas, Mary Ann, William Jr., Stephen, Dorothy, and James.

10. James Nicholas Seminoff married (1) Emma Ivan Frolofivich Bogdanoff. He married (2) Anna Alex Chickinoff. Children of James Seminoff and Emma Bogdanoff are Nellie, Nora, Dorothy, Nicholas, Mary, and William

11. Jack Nicholas Seminoff married Stella James Miloserdoff. Their children are Jane, Nicholas, and James

12. Alex Nicholas Seminoff married Anna John Poppin. Their children are John, Nick, Elsie, William, and Nora. (Note: Anna John Poppin is the daughter of John Fred Poppin who married Alex's sister Hazel Nick Seminoff.)

13. Nellie Nicholas Seminoff married John Fred Susoeff. They did not have any children.

14. Michael Nicholas Seminoff married Jennie Peter Tolmasoff. Their children are Nicholas, Pearl, and Vera.

15. Alice Nicholas Seminoff md. (1) Paul Nicholas Stupin Steuben . She married (2) Edward James Sinnott. Their children are Mary Jane and George.

16. William Peter Semenoff md.(1) Marsha Mike Alaskotoff He married (2) Alice Alexander Demetriff. Children of William Semenoff and Alice Demetriff are Jack, Jean, Peter, Frances, Nick, Mary, and William (Note: Jack and Jean were adopted by William Semenoff. Their father was a Sherbakoff. He went back to Russian and Alice married William Semenoff. This family returned to Russia about 1924 and returned to California about 3 years later.

16. Alex Peter Semenoff md. Nellie Maxim Popoff. Their children are John, Peter, Max, Dorothy, James, Alyce, William, Nick, and Nora

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