JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Dutch East Indies #general


Estelle Wolfers <Ewolfers@...>
 

Another possibility is that the family had friends or relatives among the
Sephardic population of the Dutch East Indies. In previous centuries, many
Amsterdam Jewish families traded with the Dutch East Indies, and the
Netherlands also operated a policy of paying for passage to overseas
destinations for impoverished members of the Jewish community. There is an
interesting list of these emigrants on this website:
http://www.maxpages.com/donadeli/migration .

Estelle Wolfers, Ipswich UK
researching WOLFERS, VAN MINDEN Rotterdam; LOPES SALZEDO Amsterdam; VIGEVANO
Amsterdam and Schiedam; SABEL, Vidzy in Belarus; SWIDLER, 'Russia'; HECHT,
Tarnowitz (Tarnowskie Gory) Silesia and Breslau; STEIN Konigsberg;
MENDELSOHN, GOLDSTEIN Silesia

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