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LERNER - Rabbinical family Podolia & surrounding area Updated April 5, 2009
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Oldest known ancestor: Shevach Lerner, b. abt. 1800, Rabbi in Kitaygorod, near Kamenets-Podolsk. Married Devorah, a Rashi descendant, granddaughter of Rabbi Shoel Tishilis. Shevach has at least one brother, name unknown, who had a son Menachem-Mendel, Rabbi in Volochisk. Sons of Shevach were all Rabbis: Samuel (Schmelke) in Dinovtsy: Israel Abraham (Srul) b. abt. 1840, rabbi in Tereshpol and Balin; Menachem Mendel, in Kitaygorod (had a son Shevach): Mordecai in Munkacs. Shevach had two daughters, names unknown.