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"Drewka, Poland" #general

KTOMJR@...
 

Am trying to locate where Drewka, Poland, would be for someone born there in
1895, Michael TONKOWICZ who later lived in Mercer Co., PA. Have not gathered
all possible data, just taking a chance that someone on this listserv might
steer me to a source or perhaps clarify the spelling >from their own
experiences. This is my brother-in-law's father who died in 1974. Realize
Poland was not a nation then, and has had many boundary changes. The family
gave "Russia" as birthplace in 1920 marriage license and also said they were
from a White Russian area/family. Any guidance would be appreciated.
Ken Thomas, POBox 901, Decatur, GA 30031


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen "Drewka, Poland" #general

KTOMJR@...
 

Am trying to locate where Drewka, Poland, would be for someone born there in
1895, Michael TONKOWICZ who later lived in Mercer Co., PA. Have not gathered
all possible data, just taking a chance that someone on this listserv might
steer me to a source or perhaps clarify the spelling >from their own
experiences. This is my brother-in-law's father who died in 1974. Realize
Poland was not a nation then, and has had many boundary changes. The family
gave "Russia" as birthplace in 1920 marriage license and also said they were
from a White Russian area/family. Any guidance would be appreciated.
Ken Thomas, POBox 901, Decatur, GA 30031


Griby - Grybai #general

rltucson <rltucson@...>
 

Hi Jewishgenners,

Some years ago when I started doing genealogy I took the easy route and
researched my mothers family who were all Germans and many generations in
the US. Worked on my fathers side also but in the US only as all I knew of
my father was he came to the US about 1890 at 18 months old and according to
his WWI draft registration >from Griby, Kovno, Russia that is probably
Lithuania today. This runs contrary to his year older sister's statement
saying they came >from Bialystok, Poland, backed up by other sisters that
were born in Syracuse , NY

If it wasn't true I often wonder what made this scrupulously honest man to
tell the government something his sisters said to the contrary. Also in his
distinctive handwriting he also filled out the registration for a first
cousin and signed his cousins name. My father was really honest and this
cousin, no dummy, became a lawyer later. I know the cousin arrived in the
US later and possibly was weak in English. My father's grand father was
Moses Aram Weisberg. He never came to the US, although his brother Lyons
Weisburg did and adopted the different spelling. Lyons left a $100.00 to
Moses Aram but records in Syracuse do not indicate where it was paid or if
it was. How to write the Weisberg name in either Polish or Lithuaian is
unknown to me. The D-M group number is 747950

I do not have a Shtetl finder nor do I have a large-scale map with
coordinates of northeastern Poland, nearby Russia and Lithuania. Since my
father was so young when he came to the US his father or mother must have
told him Griby [possibly Grybai] to register. When I put this name into the
ShtetlSeeker I come up with 13 possibilities spelled 34 different ways.
Although only one looks good to me, 38.3 miles NE of Vilnius, coordinates
5505-2107, [there are none listed in the Kovnos area- or maybe all
measurements are made >from Vilnius] I don't wish to spend months researching
the wrong town when possibly a better informed genner could be of help.

Also I know nothing about researching Lithuania or Poland and Russia if this
is where the records are kept. Any guidance and hints anyone can impart
would be appreciated. Suggestions on a good book would help and probably
quiet me down.

Thanks. Gates Weisberg

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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Griby - Grybai #general

rltucson <rltucson@...>
 

Hi Jewishgenners,

Some years ago when I started doing genealogy I took the easy route and
researched my mothers family who were all Germans and many generations in
the US. Worked on my fathers side also but in the US only as all I knew of
my father was he came to the US about 1890 at 18 months old and according to
his WWI draft registration >from Griby, Kovno, Russia that is probably
Lithuania today. This runs contrary to his year older sister's statement
saying they came >from Bialystok, Poland, backed up by other sisters that
were born in Syracuse , NY

If it wasn't true I often wonder what made this scrupulously honest man to
tell the government something his sisters said to the contrary. Also in his
distinctive handwriting he also filled out the registration for a first
cousin and signed his cousins name. My father was really honest and this
cousin, no dummy, became a lawyer later. I know the cousin arrived in the
US later and possibly was weak in English. My father's grand father was
Moses Aram Weisberg. He never came to the US, although his brother Lyons
Weisburg did and adopted the different spelling. Lyons left a $100.00 to
Moses Aram but records in Syracuse do not indicate where it was paid or if
it was. How to write the Weisberg name in either Polish or Lithuaian is
unknown to me. The D-M group number is 747950

I do not have a Shtetl finder nor do I have a large-scale map with
coordinates of northeastern Poland, nearby Russia and Lithuania. Since my
father was so young when he came to the US his father or mother must have
told him Griby [possibly Grybai] to register. When I put this name into the
ShtetlSeeker I come up with 13 possibilities spelled 34 different ways.
Although only one looks good to me, 38.3 miles NE of Vilnius, coordinates
5505-2107, [there are none listed in the Kovnos area- or maybe all
measurements are made >from Vilnius] I don't wish to spend months researching
the wrong town when possibly a better informed genner could be of help.

Also I know nothing about researching Lithuania or Poland and Russia if this
is where the records are kept. Any guidance and hints anyone can impart
would be appreciated. Suggestions on a good book would help and probably
quiet me down.

Thanks. Gates Weisberg

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JewishGen by accessing our home page at http://www.jewishgen.org

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Questions) and Infofiles.

Under the heading DISCUSSION GROUPS you will find Special Interest Group
(SIG) Mailing Lists - some of them cover the areas you are researching


Re: Pre 1842 Richmond, VA -- Jewish families #usa

L.M. Berkowitz
 

"The Occident" began publishing in 1843. This is past your cutoff date, but
the editor, Isaac Leeser, lived in Richmond >from the time of his arrival in
America in 1824 to 1834. His uncle, Zalma Rehine, was a businessman in
Richmond. For more info, check the early volumes of "The Occident" at:
http://www.jewish-history.com/Occident/index.html

Another good source is the Ezekiel/Lichtenstein book, "The History of the
Jews of Richmond >from 1769 to 1917". If you have trouble locating a copy of
this book, contact me privately.

===========================================
L.M. Berkowitz "Jewish-American History on the Web"
lmb@jewish-history.com
http://www.jewish-history.com/

From: Ronald R Seagrave [mailto:seagraver@kirklands.org]
Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2000 2:47 PM
To: Early American SIG
Subject: Re: Pre 1842 Richmond, VA -- Jewish families

Would welcome any information on pre-1842 Jewish families living in
Richmond, VA. Especially those that held or employed slaves.


Early American SIG #USA RE: Pre 1842 Richmond, VA -- Jewish families #usa

L.M. Berkowitz
 

"The Occident" began publishing in 1843. This is past your cutoff date, but
the editor, Isaac Leeser, lived in Richmond >from the time of his arrival in
America in 1824 to 1834. His uncle, Zalma Rehine, was a businessman in
Richmond. For more info, check the early volumes of "The Occident" at:
http://www.jewish-history.com/Occident/index.html

Another good source is the Ezekiel/Lichtenstein book, "The History of the
Jews of Richmond >from 1769 to 1917". If you have trouble locating a copy of
this book, contact me privately.

===========================================
L.M. Berkowitz "Jewish-American History on the Web"
lmb@jewish-history.com
http://www.jewish-history.com/

From: Ronald R Seagrave [mailto:seagraver@kirklands.org]
Sent: Thursday, December 28, 2000 2:47 PM
To: Early American SIG
Subject: Re: Pre 1842 Richmond, VA -- Jewish families

Would welcome any information on pre-1842 Jewish families living in
Richmond, VA. Especially those that held or employed slaves.


Maps of Ukraine--and more #general

Daniel Kazez <dkazez@...>
 

I am constantly in search of good maps of the world,
especially Ukraine. I find these to be of great value:

for Ukraine---
http://www.calle.com/world/ukraine/

for the rest of the world---
http://www.calle.com/world/

I hope you find these maps useful.

Dan

Daniel Kazez < dkazez@mail.wittenberg.edu >
Springfield, Ohio USA
Poland: TALMAN, ENGLANDER, JURKIEWICZ, STRAUSBERG, KIFER, CZAPNIK
Ukraine: OBERMAN-HOBERMAN-GUBERMAN, LISS, SOBLE-SOBEL, STEIN, AXMAN
Turkey: KAZEZ-KAZES, FRESKO-FRESCO, ALHADEF-ELHADEF
http://userpages.wittenberg.edu/dkazez/fam/ent/fam.html


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Maps of Ukraine--and more #general

Daniel Kazez <dkazez@...>
 

I am constantly in search of good maps of the world,
especially Ukraine. I find these to be of great value:

for Ukraine---
http://www.calle.com/world/ukraine/

for the rest of the world---
http://www.calle.com/world/

I hope you find these maps useful.

Dan

Daniel Kazez < dkazez@mail.wittenberg.edu >
Springfield, Ohio USA
Poland: TALMAN, ENGLANDER, JURKIEWICZ, STRAUSBERG, KIFER, CZAPNIK
Ukraine: OBERMAN-HOBERMAN-GUBERMAN, LISS, SOBLE-SOBEL, STEIN, AXMAN
Turkey: KAZEZ-KAZES, FRESKO-FRESCO, ALHADEF-ELHADEF
http://userpages.wittenberg.edu/dkazez/fam/ent/fam.html


VOSKOBOYNICK, GLAD - Tulchin connections #general

zerakodesh@...
 

Hello

I have in my possession a picture of Edis VOSKOBOYNICK or some similar
spelling this is the great grandmother of Norma GLAD

There are several othe people on the Tulchin list who are looking for
people with that name. Many of these families have gone to South America.

My interest is in the town of Tulchin. I thought it would be nice to
help connect all these people.
Sholom
Esther Feinstein Sackheim
ZeraKodesh@aol.com


Marriage Record Dates #poland

Jeff Goulden <GouldenJ@...>
 

Can anyone tell me why Polish marriage records have two dates? The record I
am researching has the marriage date as January 2nd/14th, in the year 1859.

Thanks

Jeff Goulden

Goulden and Associates
Work: (253) 222-3265
Fax: (801) 383-9676
Home: (253) 863-3265
Email: GouldenJ@halcyon.com
WWW: http://www.halcyon.com/gouldenj/


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen VOSKOBOYNICK, GLAD - Tulchin connections #general

zerakodesh@...
 

Hello

I have in my possession a picture of Edis VOSKOBOYNICK or some similar
spelling this is the great grandmother of Norma GLAD

There are several othe people on the Tulchin list who are looking for
people with that name. Many of these families have gone to South America.

My interest is in the town of Tulchin. I thought it would be nice to
help connect all these people.
Sholom
Esther Feinstein Sackheim
ZeraKodesh@aol.com


JRI Poland #Poland Marriage Record Dates #poland

Jeff Goulden <GouldenJ@...>
 

Can anyone tell me why Polish marriage records have two dates? The record I
am researching has the marriage date as January 2nd/14th, in the year 1859.

Thanks

Jeff Goulden

Goulden and Associates
Work: (253) 222-3265
Fax: (801) 383-9676
Home: (253) 863-3265
Email: GouldenJ@halcyon.com
WWW: http://www.halcyon.com/gouldenj/


TB and Death Certificate #general

George Heister <heister@...>
 

I would like to thank everyone to wrote to me about the death
certificates for the people who had TB. You were most helpful.
Bernice Berman Heister
Looking for: GOLDITCH, PRAGER, SANDLER, CHOSED, SAMSON


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen TB and Death Certificate #general

George Heister <heister@...>
 

I would like to thank everyone to wrote to me about the death
certificates for the people who had TB. You were most helpful.
Bernice Berman Heister
Looking for: GOLDITCH, PRAGER, SANDLER, CHOSED, SAMSON


Re: Relatives Given Up for Adoption #general

MSpearssol@...
 

On Tues, 26 Dec 2000, "Ed Posnak" <ed@posnak.com> wrote:

<< I have recently uncovered evidence that 4 female cousins of mine were
orphaned around 1900 or 1901 in New York City. They stayed with relatives
until three of them were taken away by the local authorities, presumably
to be given up for adoption.

I have their names and months/years of birth - two of them were born in
NYC. Does anyone know how I could possibly find out what happened to
them? Which agencies deal with this sort of thing? >>

SNIP
The following information might be of some help.

Louise Wise Services (formerly The Free Synagogue Child Adoption Committee)
established in 1916 is probably the most important Jewish Adoption Agency in
the world. It had a reputation as a fortress against release of identifying
information to adult adoptees. This agency announced it will now help arrange
reunions if all 3 parties agree [Natural Parent, Adoptive Parent, Adult
Adoptee].

Their address and phone number:

Louise Wise Services
12 E 94Th St
New York, NY
212-876-3050

You might also want to contact:

JCCA - Jewish Child Care Services
120 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
Tel: (212)425-3333 * Fax: (212)425-9397
Attn: Leona M. Ferrer, Disclosure Coordinator

The JCCA is the successor organization for the Wise Services. Leona might be
able to give you the records. I know they give them to those who were in any
of the orphanages that JCCA succeeded. Now as far as adoptions go...I'm not
sure, but it won't hurt to try. But I'm sure they have them, or might be
able to advise how to get them.

Marge Spears-Soloff
Orlando, FL
Mspearssol@aol.com
HNOH Welcome-Jewish Orphanages in the United States
http://www.scruz.net/~elias/hnoh
HNOHalumni@aol.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Relatives Given Up for Adoption #general

MSpearssol@...
 

On Tues, 26 Dec 2000, "Ed Posnak" <ed@posnak.com> wrote:

<< I have recently uncovered evidence that 4 female cousins of mine were
orphaned around 1900 or 1901 in New York City. They stayed with relatives
until three of them were taken away by the local authorities, presumably
to be given up for adoption.

I have their names and months/years of birth - two of them were born in
NYC. Does anyone know how I could possibly find out what happened to
them? Which agencies deal with this sort of thing? >>

SNIP
The following information might be of some help.

Louise Wise Services (formerly The Free Synagogue Child Adoption Committee)
established in 1916 is probably the most important Jewish Adoption Agency in
the world. It had a reputation as a fortress against release of identifying
information to adult adoptees. This agency announced it will now help arrange
reunions if all 3 parties agree [Natural Parent, Adoptive Parent, Adult
Adoptee].

Their address and phone number:

Louise Wise Services
12 E 94Th St
New York, NY
212-876-3050

You might also want to contact:

JCCA - Jewish Child Care Services
120 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
Tel: (212)425-3333 * Fax: (212)425-9397
Attn: Leona M. Ferrer, Disclosure Coordinator

The JCCA is the successor organization for the Wise Services. Leona might be
able to give you the records. I know they give them to those who were in any
of the orphanages that JCCA succeeded. Now as far as adoptions go...I'm not
sure, but it won't hurt to try. But I'm sure they have them, or might be
able to advise how to get them.

Marge Spears-Soloff
Orlando, FL
Mspearssol@aol.com
HNOH Welcome-Jewish Orphanages in the United States
http://www.scruz.net/~elias/hnoh
HNOHalumni@aol.com


Re: Leopold BAER and Mathilde LIPPMAN BAER travelled from Germany to New York in 1848 #usa

Sally Bruckheimer <sallybru@...>
 

To answer Dennis' question,(where to look for Passenger lists in unindexed
NY years) and for everyone else:

Did you try the Hamburg Passenger lists, Alsace Emigration List, Baden
Emigration List (that is where I found my gr grandfather), Alsace Emigration
Lists, and German Emigration Lists? If you are near a LDS Library, all are
available there.

Sally Bruckheimer
Buffalo, NY

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From: "Dennis Baer" <dbaer@hoflink.com>
To: "Early American SIG" <earlyamerican@lyris.jewishgen.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 27, 2000 7:06 PM
Subject: Leopold BAER and Mathilde LIPPMAN BAER travelled >from Germany to
New York in 1848


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Hello

My great great grandparents Leopold BAER and Mathilde LIPPMAN BAER
travelled >from Germany to New York in 1848. Germans to America does not
cover 1848. I need to find the city >from where they lived which would
appear on a passenger list. Short of looking on every passenger list for
1848, does anyone have information as to where else passengers names would
have gotten indexed for 1848 >from Germany or France or at least the names
of ships travelling to New York in 1848 >from Germany or France.

Leopold Baer, born May 11, 1825 and Mathilde Lippman born in 1826.

Can someone help? I also do not know the parents names of Leopold Baer. I
know the parents names of Mathilde Lippman, namely Lippman Lippman and the
mothers maiden name just listed as Minnie which I do not know if that
refers to the first or last name.

Thank you.

Dennis Baer


Re: Adolph Solomon, Herman and Hannah Weinlaub #usa

hsolomon <hsolomon@...>
 

Sorry that I did not include my location it is Wichita, KS.

Herman Solomon


Early American SIG #USA Re: Leopold BAER and Mathilde LIPPMAN BAER travelled from Germany to New York in 1848 #usa

Sally Bruckheimer <sallybru@...>
 

To answer Dennis' question,(where to look for Passenger lists in unindexed
NY years) and for everyone else:

Did you try the Hamburg Passenger lists, Alsace Emigration List, Baden
Emigration List (that is where I found my gr grandfather), Alsace Emigration
Lists, and German Emigration Lists? If you are near a LDS Library, all are
available there.

Sally Bruckheimer
Buffalo, NY

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Baer" <dbaer@hoflink.com>
To: "Early American SIG" <earlyamerican@lyris.jewishgen.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 27, 2000 7:06 PM
Subject: Leopold BAER and Mathilde LIPPMAN BAER travelled >from Germany to
New York in 1848


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Hello

My great great grandparents Leopold BAER and Mathilde LIPPMAN BAER
travelled >from Germany to New York in 1848. Germans to America does not
cover 1848. I need to find the city >from where they lived which would
appear on a passenger list. Short of looking on every passenger list for
1848, does anyone have information as to where else passengers names would
have gotten indexed for 1848 >from Germany or France or at least the names
of ships travelling to New York in 1848 >from Germany or France.

Leopold Baer, born May 11, 1825 and Mathilde Lippman born in 1826.

Can someone help? I also do not know the parents names of Leopold Baer. I
know the parents names of Mathilde Lippman, namely Lippman Lippman and the
mothers maiden name just listed as Minnie which I do not know if that
refers to the first or last name.

Thank you.

Dennis Baer


Early American SIG #USA RE: Adolph Solomon, Herman and Hannah Weinlaub #usa

hsolomon <hsolomon@...>
 

Sorry that I did not include my location it is Wichita, KS.

Herman Solomon