Henry Rollins

Rollins in 2010, photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com/

Birth Name: Henry Lawrence Garfield

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Date of Birth: February 13, 1961

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)

Henry Rollins is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, presenter, comedian, and activist.

Henry is the son of Iris and Paul Garfield. Henry’s father is Jewish, and changed his surname from Garfinkel to Garfield.

Henry’s paternal grandfather was named Harry P. Garfinkel/Garfield. Harry was born in Russia.

Henry’s paternal grandmother was Belle Luban (the daughter of Henach/Henry/Enoch Luban and Esther/Ester Menucha/Menna Galbraich/Galbreich/Goldberg). Belle was born in Latvia, to parents who were born in Rezekne, Latvia. Henach was the son of Schmuila Jankel Luban and Kreine. Esther was the daughter of Joseph Berl Goldberg and Hannah Sheina Maltinsky, who were from Shtetl Kreslavka and Rēzekne, Latvia/Russia.

Although Henry is not mentioned in his paternal grandmother’s obituary, he has referred to her as his grandmother.

Sources: http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org

Genealogy of Henry Rollins (focusing on his father’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Henry’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy Henry’s paternal grandmother, Belle (Luban) Garfinkel – https://www.geni.com

Information about Henry’s paternal great-grandfather, Henach/Henry/Enoch Luban – http://www.dailykos.com

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