JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Hebrew name Shmule(k) Zanville? from Lodz #general

Jan BOUSSE <janbousse@...>


I am researching a family TENCER in Lodz, Poland. One son in the States
remembers that his father, called Sigmund in the States, had as Hebrew name
Shmule(k) Zanville. He didn't seem too sure, so I am wondering if his memory
is correct. Shmulek or Szmulek is used by another descendant, I believe that
is a common name. But Zanville? Could he have mis-read or misunderstood

I have to request information >from the archives in Lodz, the events date
from 1870 up to 1907. I've found the references to the relevant records
thanks to Monica Leonards. They have Jewish births, marriages and deaths,
each time for the period 1826-1939. I've been looking up also the LDS films,
since I have a birth in 1870 the only relevant film I can see is FHL INTL
Film 767144 covering 1869-1870. Has anybody had any experience with the
archives or the LDS films?

Jan BOUSSE, Oostende, Belgium

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