South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica What is possible to research in Cape Town??? #southafrica


Adam Eisen <aeisen@...>
 

Hi all,
I am planning a business trip to Cape Town and was considering taking a day
there to do some research while. I was hoping some of you might be able to
tell me where I might go and what might be possible to achieve.

My South Africa research is centered around my ggf, Harry Rubenstein, who
emigrated >from Courland (Latvia) with his wife to Philadelphia USA in 1888.
According to my family, Harry travelled several times >from Philadelphia to
South Africa, apparently to work in the Orange Free State. Many in the
family suspect he may have also had family there - which is not unlikely
given the large number of Courlanders that came to Safrica.

At any rate, will I be able to easily search arrival records for him and if
so where and how would I approach this best? Are there any other records
that might be worth checking as well?

Regards,
Adam Eisen
Stockholm, Sweden

Researching EISENSTEIN, MALICKSON (to Philadelphia via England from
Bessarabia), SATTIN SATANOFSKY MOSKOVITZ (to NY and Philadelphia >from Kiev,
Ukraine), LUSTMAN, SCHWARTZ, ACKER (to Philadelphia and Atlantic City from
Botosani, Romania) RUBENSTEIN, SIMON (to Philadephia, Brooklyn, and South
Africa >from Courland, Latvia), ROONEY (to NY and Philadelphia >from Braila,
Romania), JANCOVICI (>from Braila, Romania).

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