Be inspired by three new Success! Stories recently published to the
JewishGen website. You can access these accounts >from the "About Us"
button on the website or by following this link:
A Book of Names
By Colin Mathias Justin
"On June 28, 1808, my great-great-great-great-grandfather, Moshe Hanne
Katz, went to the courthouse in the city of Istha, Westphalia, to
change his family's surname forever."
A Wedding List
Discovering A Family Branch
by Richard L. Baum
"To my surprise, a considerable list of vital records associated with
the Maultasch surname materialized on my computer screen. All of the
entries were >from the Polish town of Rzeszow..."
The Genealogical Detective:
Separating Fact >from Fiction
By Helene Schwartz Kenvin
"Amidst a sea of Cohens in the indices to U.S. naturalizations that
took place in mid-19th-century New York courts, I am certain that I
have found the documents relating to my ancestor Abraham, his sons
Alexander and Harris, and his son-in-law Jacob..."
While you're on the Success! Stories webpage, you might also read some
of the moving stories in our Archives. We encourage you to submit your
own success stories to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Nancy Siegel, Editor
JewishGen's Success! Stories
San Francisco, CA