Family BERLINSKI in Charlottenburg #germany

Lars E. Menk <Lmenk@...>

GerSig member Rica B. Goldberg of Manchester, England wrote:
I wonder if you could advise me. My husband's great grandfather
George/Gershon/or even Jacob BERLINSKI is reputed to have come to
Manchester, England >from Charlottenburg in Berlin.
Wolff Hirsch BERLINSKI, Kaufmann (merchant) and Propinationspaechter
(leaseholder of a tavern) in Witkowo (Posen), became naturalized Prussian
citizen on 10 June 1835.
(Source: Luft, Edward David (comp.). The Naturalized Jews of the Grand Duchy
of Posen in 1834 and 1835. An Alphabetical List of Jews Naturalized in the
Grand Duchy of Posen in 1834 and 1835 as Published in Verzeichniss
sämmtlicher naturalisirten Israeliten im Grossherzogthum Posen by Isidor
Hirschberg in Bromberg in 1836. Atlanta, GA: 1987)

There was another family BERLINSKI living in the town of Posen in 1811.

Berlin - and its suburbs - were the most popular places to move to for
people >from the eastern provinces of Prussia during the 19th century. I'd
suggest you study the Berlin directories. You can find them online at

Kindest regards and Shalom,

Lars Menk
Berlin, Germany

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