His World War I draft registration card shows a birth place of Malstg. [illegible, possibly Moletai], Russia. He immigrated on 3 June 1906 to New York, New York.18 Daniel Ribok, age 18, arrived on the Batavia which sailed from Hamburg. He is described as a joiner, a Hebrew, his last residence was Kovna. He is going to South Acton, Massachusetts to join his brother Abram Ribok. He was in possession of ten dollars. He resided in 1918. Per his World War I Draft Registration , Daniel Ribok lived on Norfolk Street.
When Daniel came to the US, he was an accomplished mechanic. He had the money to buy tools. He bought new tools, but traded them for used tools. He joined the Carpenter's Union in Chelsea.
Daniel Ribok was ambidextrous. He worked for builders in Chelsea, they built on land that was marginal. They had to drive piles before they could put in the foundation. He always made more than he was supposed to. The steward found out he was getting more money. After that, he worked in Boston where they didn't challenge the envelope.
Daniel Ribok and Rose Paul were married on 9 June 1912 in Chelsea, Massachusetts.20 Rose Paul20, daughter of Schnaer Zalman Portnoi and Bessie Steinman, was born on 12 April 1889 in Lithuania. She died on 27 February 1958 at the age of 68 in Boston, Massachusetts. She was buried on 28 February 1958 in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. Rose signed a will in 1958. From the Index to Probate Records of the County of Suffolk, MA, will #396297
Daniel Ribok and Rose Paul had the following children: