CHASNOFF, M.: Born in Smolensk state, Russia October 15, 1862, the son of Misha B. Chasnoff, who died in Russia in 1911. His mother died when he was thirteen. Mr. and Mrs. Misha Chasnoff were the parents of: Dora R, who married H. Davidhoff and lives in Russia; David, died in Russia and his widow and children reside in Sedalia; Mrs. Rachel Safern; M. Chasnoff; Mrs. Anna S. Rosenthal, residing in Sedalia, married to H. E. Milton; Louis of Sedalia. M. Chasnoff came to America in 1882 and came to Sedalia in 1895. He married in Russia in 1882 to Miss Mary T. Agrant. They were the parents of: Jacob; Fannie, who married Morris Phillip; Harry, died at age one; Joseph E; died in St. Louis, March 9, 1914; David H, residing in Sedalia.
Source: McGruder, Mark A. History of Pettis County, Missouri (Topeka: Historical Publishing Company, 1919)
Submitter: Robin Helman