Newbie question - reconciling death records #lithuania
The information in the ALD is >from the original death record in the
Lithuanian Historical Archive (LVIA) and is correct. The information on the
headstone was furnished by the living family members and their information
will not always be accurate. They are depending on family stories in
You will have to ask JewishGen about the burial registry question.
Litvak SIG Coordinator for Records Aquisition
<From: "Stahl, Sheryl" email@example.com
I am beginning to research my SUVALSKI family >from Kalvarija
The information I have >from my family about my great-great grandmother is
that her name was Sarah, she married Yaakov Yeckel Suvalsky (d. 1914), and
she died in 1926.
In the Burial Registry I found this headstone.
Name Place of Death Date of Death Hebrew Date
SOVALSKI,Sarah Kalvarija 06-Jun-1926 24 Sivan 5686
But when I searched the LitvakSIG All Lithuania Database, I found this
record with a different date of death.
Name SUVALSKIENE /[SUVALSKI],Sara Father: Chielis Mother: Ciza
Residence: Kalvarija Comments: Widow
Date of death: 16/6/1925=A0 Age: 74 Cause of death: heart disease
Place Recorded: Kalvarija Year: 1925, Record# F2
Not filmed LVIA/1817/1/55
Any clues on which to trust?
Also, is there a way to identify in which cemetery the headstone was