Re: Searching for a grave in Israel #general

Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>

On Thu, 12 Aug 2004 12:55:14 UTC, ldashman@... (Lisa Dashman)

Dear Genners,
I am searching for the grave of Sara GANZER, wife of Louis GANZER and daughter
of Itsko Mayer GISSER. She emigrated to Israel probably at the beginning of
the 20th century. She probably was born in Lunna, Russia, in the early 1870s.

This woman, a daughter of my ggggf, "gave" her last living child, Fanny, to
her sister and brother-in-law who were moving to America. The family story
is that Sara & Louis were told that the child would have a better chance of
surviving if she lived in America. Fanny moved to New York with her aunt and
uncle when she was about 4 years old, and did indeed live a full life.

I would like to know where Sara & Louis are buried. If anyone can help with
locating their graves, or explaining how I can do that, I will be very grateful.
Many thanks in advance.

Best wishes,
Lisa Dashman
Croton-on-Hudson, NY

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If you know where your relative lived, you are much better advised to write
to the H.evra Kadisha in that town. The records of those organizations in
the main cities are well organized and computerized. In the case of queries
I have made to the Jerusalem H.evra Kadisha by telephone, the helpful
operator told me what I wanted to know about a pre-state death while the
conversation was continuing, and sent me the full paper file by mail. These
files may include not only the location of the burial plot, but also the
exact place of death, address of last residence, and the cause of death.

Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

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