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Re: Borisov/Berezev #belarus

Gramto@...
 

In answer to a query about RACHLIN, the name appears in Slutsk documents
quite regularly.

Margot Tutun
Lexington MA


Belarus SIG #Belarus Re: Borisov/Berezev #belarus

Gramto@...
 

In answer to a query about RACHLIN, the name appears in Slutsk documents
quite regularly.

Margot Tutun
Lexington MA


Given name "Tanchen" #general

Dara Pearlman <pearlman99@...>
 

Does anyone know the given name "Tanchen", also
written "Tanchel" and "Tanchem"? This person was born
in Latvia circa 1852. I'm guessing that it is a
nickname for "Natan," but I don't know for sure.

Dara Pearlman
Cupertino, CA


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Given name "Tanchen" #general

Dara Pearlman <pearlman99@...>
 

Does anyone know the given name "Tanchen", also
written "Tanchel" and "Tanchem"? This person was born
in Latvia circa 1852. I'm guessing that it is a
nickname for "Natan," but I don't know for sure.

Dara Pearlman
Cupertino, CA


Re: Dennis Baer's "wish list" #ukraine

SHEILA TOFFELL <toffell@...>
 

Amen (or should that be Omayn) to Dennis's wish that we have a JRI-PL type
availability. I have heard that raw data is slowly coming out >from the
Ukraine. If this is true, and considering that the LDS is the main source of the vital records for Poland, are they accessing the Ukrainian registers, or is it possible the State Archives might put their data on line?

Dennis should understand, though, that most on line records in JRI-PL are
there because genners have taken the time to go through the microfilms at
the LDS and transcribed everything in a town's register for each year. Even
if the records were available, the raw product has to be researched by the
individual where ever a microfilm is available. It occurs to me that the
main problem most of us would have is the Cyrillic, as anyone who has tried
to decipher the 1868 onwards records >from Poland will know. Even if the
pro-forma stuff is decoded for us, we will still have to deal with the names and places. I'll gladly struggle with that one if we had the availability, though.

Happy Chanukah to all!

Sheila Toffell
Searching for, in the Ukraine:
KARSUNSKY / KORSUNSKY Stavische and Tarasche
BREZHENEV / BREZHNEV Yelisavetograd (Kirovograd)
In Poland:
LAKUMSKI, Skulsk
RAFELSKI(spelling unclear) Lodz area
TOFFEL Opole Lubielski, Josefow nad Wisla


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Re: Dennis Baer's "wish list" #ukraine

SHEILA TOFFELL <toffell@...>
 

Amen (or should that be Omayn) to Dennis's wish that we have a JRI-PL type
availability. I have heard that raw data is slowly coming out >from the
Ukraine. If this is true, and considering that the LDS is the main source of the vital records for Poland, are they accessing the Ukrainian registers, or is it possible the State Archives might put their data on line?

Dennis should understand, though, that most on line records in JRI-PL are
there because genners have taken the time to go through the microfilms at
the LDS and transcribed everything in a town's register for each year. Even
if the records were available, the raw product has to be researched by the
individual where ever a microfilm is available. It occurs to me that the
main problem most of us would have is the Cyrillic, as anyone who has tried
to decipher the 1868 onwards records >from Poland will know. Even if the
pro-forma stuff is decoded for us, we will still have to deal with the names and places. I'll gladly struggle with that one if we had the availability, though.

Happy Chanukah to all!

Sheila Toffell
Searching for, in the Ukraine:
KARSUNSKY / KORSUNSKY Stavische and Tarasche
BREZHENEV / BREZHNEV Yelisavetograd (Kirovograd)
In Poland:
LAKUMSKI, Skulsk
RAFELSKI(spelling unclear) Lodz area
TOFFEL Opole Lubielski, Josefow nad Wisla


Donating Organized Genealogical Papers #general

Irene Newhouse <newhoir@...>
 

The recent query about the availability of the genealogical papers of Dr.
Jacobi & the response that the archive holding them doesn't have the staff
to make them accessible has brought forward something that has been
bothering me since I became aware of a similar situation regarding the
papers of the late John Henry Richter.

I intend to donate my papers, which most likely won't be as extensive as
these collections. I don't want to make a lot of work for the archive I
choose. It would be lovely to have guidelines as to how my material
should be organized/catalogued to make the process of integrating
my stuff with an archive's collection as efficient as possible.

To those Jewishgenners with library/archive backgrounds: am I dreaming?
Are the requirements of each archive so unique as to make guidelines
impossible? If not, can someone provide an infofile or references?

Such guidelines should make it easier for us to find our way around our
stuff, too.

Irene Newhouse
Kihei HI


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Donating Organized Genealogical Papers #general

Irene Newhouse <newhoir@...>
 

The recent query about the availability of the genealogical papers of Dr.
Jacobi & the response that the archive holding them doesn't have the staff
to make them accessible has brought forward something that has been
bothering me since I became aware of a similar situation regarding the
papers of the late John Henry Richter.

I intend to donate my papers, which most likely won't be as extensive as
these collections. I don't want to make a lot of work for the archive I
choose. It would be lovely to have guidelines as to how my material
should be organized/catalogued to make the process of integrating
my stuff with an archive's collection as efficient as possible.

To those Jewishgenners with library/archive backgrounds: am I dreaming?
Are the requirements of each archive so unique as to make guidelines
impossible? If not, can someone provide an infofile or references?

Such guidelines should make it easier for us to find our way around our
stuff, too.

Irene Newhouse
Kihei HI


British Newspaper Library Catalogue available on the Web #general

Hazel Dakers <hazel.dakers@...>
 

List members may find access to this catalogue helpful in their
genealogical research. This is part of the British Library situated
opposite Colindale Underground Station (North London) - Northern Line.
I received this notice today.

Hazel Dakers

Newspaper Library Catalogue available on the Web
The British Library Newspaper Library's catalogue of over 50,000 newspaper
and periodical title holdings in Colindale was launched on the web on 15
December and is now available at:
www.bl.uk/collections/newspaper/newscat.html.
The catalogue includes all UK national daily and Sunday newspapers from
1801 to the present; most UK and Irish provincial newspapers, some from
the early 18th century onwards; selected newspapers >from around the world
in western and Slavonic languages dating >from the 17th century onwards,
including extensive holdings >from Commonwealth countries and many other
nations; and a wide range of UK and Irish popular periodicals covering all
subjects >from fashion, pop music, and cinema, to sports, hobbies, and
trades.

Further information about the range of services and collections at the
Newspaper Library can be found at: www.bl.uk/collections/newspaper/


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen British Newspaper Library Catalogue available on the Web #general

Hazel Dakers <hazel.dakers@...>
 

List members may find access to this catalogue helpful in their
genealogical research. This is part of the British Library situated
opposite Colindale Underground Station (North London) - Northern Line.
I received this notice today.

Hazel Dakers

Newspaper Library Catalogue available on the Web
The British Library Newspaper Library's catalogue of over 50,000 newspaper
and periodical title holdings in Colindale was launched on the web on 15
December and is now available at:
www.bl.uk/collections/newspaper/newscat.html.
The catalogue includes all UK national daily and Sunday newspapers from
1801 to the present; most UK and Irish provincial newspapers, some from
the early 18th century onwards; selected newspapers >from around the world
in western and Slavonic languages dating >from the 17th century onwards,
including extensive holdings >from Commonwealth countries and many other
nations; and a wide range of UK and Irish popular periodicals covering all
subjects >from fashion, pop music, and cinema, to sports, hobbies, and
trades.

Further information about the range of services and collections at the
Newspaper Library can be found at: www.bl.uk/collections/newspaper/


Re: 1891 Census in Britain #general

Harvey Kaplan <harvey@...>
 

The 1891 Census for Scotland has been indexed on computer and is available
in the records offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh. The Scottish Jewish
Archives Centre in Glasgow has a list of over a thousand Jews in the
immigrant Gorbals area of Glasgow, transcribed >from the 1891 Census.

Harvey Kaplan
Glasgow


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: 1891 Census in Britain #general

Harvey Kaplan <harvey@...>
 

The 1891 Census for Scotland has been indexed on computer and is available
in the records offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh. The Scottish Jewish
Archives Centre in Glasgow has a list of over a thousand Jews in the
immigrant Gorbals area of Glasgow, transcribed >from the 1891 Census.

Harvey Kaplan
Glasgow


Internet Service Provider and Thanks #general

Sandyhshor@...
 

What a great group! I received so many replies I can't answer each
individually but please know I appreciate the time you all took and
you've helped me make a decision.

Don't need any more replies.

Thanks again.

Sandy Hirschhorn
Boca Raton


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Internet Service Provider and Thanks #general

Sandyhshor@...
 

What a great group! I received so many replies I can't answer each
individually but please know I appreciate the time you all took and
you've helped me make a decision.

Don't need any more replies.

Thanks again.

Sandy Hirschhorn
Boca Raton


Re: Family name LACOB in Panevezys and Riga #latvia

Martha Lev-Zion <martha@...>
 

Reuven, it seems to me that the name LYAKUB[ and variations] is an unusual
name and that you probably should pursue all leads regarding that name.


<...>. The
Kaunus Revision List gives an alternate surname (Gabrel, Gabrin) for Getzel
Liokub.
Do you mean surname [last name] or do you mean first name? Getzel usually
came >from Chatzkel, if I am not mistaken.

Martha Lev-Zion
IGS- Negev


Latvia SIG #Latvia Re: Family name LACOB in Panevezys and Riga #latvia

Martha Lev-Zion <martha@...>
 

Reuven, it seems to me that the name LYAKUB[ and variations] is an unusual
name and that you probably should pursue all leads regarding that name.


<...>. The
Kaunus Revision List gives an alternate surname (Gabrel, Gabrin) for Getzel
Liokub.
Do you mean surname [last name] or do you mean first name? Getzel usually
came >from Chatzkel, if I am not mistaken.

Martha Lev-Zion
IGS- Negev


Re: Influenza in 1918 #general

buffmufin
 

Nina and I had wondered about what happened to people who simply
disappeared >from our families. Now we believe they may have succumbed to
the flu epidemic.
A few months ago, I was at my local FHC looking through microfilm indexes
of deaths in New York in the 'teens and early '20's. At one point, I
began to notice a lot (really a lot) of "young" people who had died, young
adults, children and infants. I thought it odd, but didn't pay a whole
lot of attention to it, until I realized I was looking at 1918-1919, and
I remembered the Flu Epidemic. As I said, it was only an index, just
listing names, dates of death and ages, so no causes were shown, but it
seemed obvious it was >from the flu when I thought about it.
Carol Kunkis Cohn
Newport Beach, CA

Searching:
KOSSOI/KOSSOY/KOSOFF - Vetka, Chechersk, Zagor'ye, Belarus;
SKOLNIKOF (and alternate) - Vetka, Belarus
KUNKIS - Glubokoye, Belarus
SCHRIER, PACHTER - Yarmolinits, Kam-Podolsk, Ukraine


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Influenza in 1918 #general

buffmufin
 

Nina and I had wondered about what happened to people who simply
disappeared >from our families. Now we believe they may have succumbed to
the flu epidemic.
A few months ago, I was at my local FHC looking through microfilm indexes
of deaths in New York in the 'teens and early '20's. At one point, I
began to notice a lot (really a lot) of "young" people who had died, young
adults, children and infants. I thought it odd, but didn't pay a whole
lot of attention to it, until I realized I was looking at 1918-1919, and
I remembered the Flu Epidemic. As I said, it was only an index, just
listing names, dates of death and ages, so no causes were shown, but it
seemed obvious it was >from the flu when I thought about it.
Carol Kunkis Cohn
Newport Beach, CA

Searching:
KOSSOI/KOSSOY/KOSOFF - Vetka, Chechersk, Zagor'ye, Belarus;
SKOLNIKOF (and alternate) - Vetka, Belarus
KUNKIS - Glubokoye, Belarus
SCHRIER, PACHTER - Yarmolinits, Kam-Podolsk, Ukraine


Re: soc sec number #belarus

rruff1@...
 

In reply to Ruth's questions about social security numbers, I
have found the following website to be very informative.

http://members.aol.com/rechtman/ssafaq.html#15

Also, if your relative is not on the Social Security Death Index
check for their death certificate. I found my grandfather's soc
sec number on his death certificate. Apparently his death went
unreported to social security.

Rita Ruff
Hometown, IL


Belarus SIG #Belarus Re: soc sec number #belarus

rruff1@...
 

In reply to Ruth's questions about social security numbers, I
have found the following website to be very informative.

http://members.aol.com/rechtman/ssafaq.html#15

Also, if your relative is not on the Social Security Death Index
check for their death certificate. I found my grandfather's soc
sec number on his death certificate. Apparently his death went
unreported to social security.

Rita Ruff
Hometown, IL