Abe cannot testify to the truth of these stories—only that as he sat under the dining room table on Saturday nights he heard the Aunts and Uncles telling them. The Caplan Family lived in a small village called Volochisk on the Zbruch River not far from the Black Sea in the Ukraine section of Russia.
Sarah Lederman Caplan’s blue egg, which we are told was a wedding present from her in-laws. She and Aaron Caplan were married in 1910. There was a story that Sarah carried it carefully in her lap the entire trip from Russia. An antique dealer told Betty Ruth and Abe Caplan that it is expensive Czech