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Chevra Anshei Kupshewnitzer - Samuel NEWMAN #general

Mort <mortn@...>
 

Looking for any information on Chevra Anshei Kupshewnitzer
or any connection to Samuel
Newman who was a member. He was my father.

I have no other information, other than the fact that he was a member
of this society
and is buried in the society plot in Deans, NJ.
Attempts to seek out any remaining
members of the society have been to no avail.

I know he came to this country in the early 1900's and, I think,
he served in the
Navy. All attempts to obtain information >from the navy,
or anywhere else have led me
nowhere. Since I have no other living relatives,
this is my last resort.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.
Morton Newman
mortn@ix.netcom.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Chevra Anshei Kupshewnitzer - Samuel NEWMAN #general

Mort <mortn@...>
 

Looking for any information on Chevra Anshei Kupshewnitzer
or any connection to Samuel
Newman who was a member. He was my father.

I have no other information, other than the fact that he was a member
of this society
and is buried in the society plot in Deans, NJ.
Attempts to seek out any remaining
members of the society have been to no avail.

I know he came to this country in the early 1900's and, I think,
he served in the
Navy. All attempts to obtain information >from the navy,
or anywhere else have led me
nowhere. Since I have no other living relatives,
this is my last resort.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.
Morton Newman
mortn@ix.netcom.com


A New Yiddish Theater Forum #yiddish

David Harris <dharris1@...>
 

To the YT&V Members -

A new discussion forum about the Yiddish Theater has been introduced by
Dr. Leonard Prager in Vol. 6, No. 8 of the Mendele Review. You can access
that issue of the Mendele Review and other past issues by logging on to

http://www2.trincoll.edu/~mendele/tmrarc.htm

As moderator of our YT&V group, I informed the Mendele Review of our
existence and the role I think that each group plays in understanding the
history of the Yiddish stage and those who participated in it. The early
Yiddish theater was certainly an expression of the culture of a people
spreading out >from Eastern Europe in the late 1800's, and an exchange of
views about this medium would be of great value. While we are searching
for family and friends involved in writing, acting, operating theaters,
composing music and working backstage to make the production a success,
the Mendele Review concentrates more on the culture that produced the
environment and its use of the Yiddish language.

I encourage our YT&V membership to examine the Mendele goals and
contribute to both lists as appropriate.
David Harris
Moderator Yiddish Theater and Vaudeville Research Group, JewishGen


Yiddish Theatre and Vadeville #YiddishTheatre A New Yiddish Theater Forum #yiddish

David Harris <dharris1@...>
 

To the YT&V Members -

A new discussion forum about the Yiddish Theater has been introduced by
Dr. Leonard Prager in Vol. 6, No. 8 of the Mendele Review. You can access
that issue of the Mendele Review and other past issues by logging on to

http://www2.trincoll.edu/~mendele/tmrarc.htm

As moderator of our YT&V group, I informed the Mendele Review of our
existence and the role I think that each group plays in understanding the
history of the Yiddish stage and those who participated in it. The early
Yiddish theater was certainly an expression of the culture of a people
spreading out >from Eastern Europe in the late 1800's, and an exchange of
views about this medium would be of great value. While we are searching
for family and friends involved in writing, acting, operating theaters,
composing music and working backstage to make the production a success,
the Mendele Review concentrates more on the culture that produced the
environment and its use of the Yiddish language.

I encourage our YT&V membership to examine the Mendele goals and
contribute to both lists as appropriate.
David Harris
Moderator Yiddish Theater and Vaudeville Research Group, JewishGen


Town "Kyllburg" - location & records sought #germany

B Frederics <picturethisfilm@...>
 

Hi,
I'm trying to find out where records for Kyllburg are kept. Is there a
library in Kyllburg or a nearby city that might house old directories
for businesses during the mid to late 1800's-early 1900's?

In particular, I'm trying to find out when a company called "I. Quirin",
a photographer or photography studio, was in business in Kyllburg.
I have an old photo of a man I believe to be my great-great-grandfather
but until I can determine the approximate time period, I can't be sure.
"I. Quirin, Kyllburg" was stamped on the photo.

If anyone can point me in the right direction, it will be most appreciated.
Thanks.

Bonnie Frederics picturethisfilm@email.com Tucson, AZ

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German SIG #Germany Town "Kyllburg" - location & records sought #germany

B Frederics <picturethisfilm@...>
 

Hi,
I'm trying to find out where records for Kyllburg are kept. Is there a
library in Kyllburg or a nearby city that might house old directories
for businesses during the mid to late 1800's-early 1900's?

In particular, I'm trying to find out when a company called "I. Quirin",
a photographer or photography studio, was in business in Kyllburg.
I have an old photo of a man I believe to be my great-great-grandfather
but until I can determine the approximate time period, I can't be sure.
"I. Quirin, Kyllburg" was stamped on the photo.

If anyone can point me in the right direction, it will be most appreciated.
Thanks.

Bonnie Frederics picturethisfilm@email.com Tucson, AZ

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and the date. MODERATOR


An Israeli web site for missing relatives and friends #general

Dan Efrat & Lisa Weissbach-Efrat <lisadan@...>
 

Hello all,

There is a new Israeli web site, designed to help people find relatives and
friends they are no longer in touch with.

The site enables people to write few lines, add pictures etc. Unfortunately
the site is in Hebrew, but I assume you can always ask someone who has a
Hebrew keyboard to enter the data for you.

As mentioned earlier, it is a new site, and as of 10/10, there were only 49
requests.
The URL is http://www.krovim.co.il/

Good luck,

Dan Efrat
Modi'in, Israel

Researching:
ISRAELIT/ISRAELITE >from Belarus and Latvia
RABINOWITZ >from Zhetil (Dyatlovo), Belarus
PRUS/PRUSS >from the Ukraine
KOIFMAN >from the Ukraine
WILENSKY >from Belarus


What concentration camp? #lithuania

Howard Margol
 

Marilyn Achbar Cooper Hall asks, "My grandfather's sister and her husband
lived near Kovno and were exterminated by the Germans in June, 1941 (my
grandfather's words). My question is, to what concentration camp would they have been deported?"

The moderator makes a good suggestion in that you should check everything
available pertaining to the Kaunas ghetto. However, if they lived NEAR Kovno and if they were killed in June, 1941, there is a greater chance that they were killed by locals and not by the Germans. In that case, there would not be a record of those killed. Continue your search though, you may get lucky and find something.

Howard Margol
Atlanta, Georgia


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen An Israeli web site for missing relatives and friends #general

Dan Efrat & Lisa Weissbach-Efrat <lisadan@...>
 

Hello all,

There is a new Israeli web site, designed to help people find relatives and
friends they are no longer in touch with.

The site enables people to write few lines, add pictures etc. Unfortunately
the site is in Hebrew, but I assume you can always ask someone who has a
Hebrew keyboard to enter the data for you.

As mentioned earlier, it is a new site, and as of 10/10, there were only 49
requests.
The URL is http://www.krovim.co.il/

Good luck,

Dan Efrat
Modi'in, Israel

Researching:
ISRAELIT/ISRAELITE >from Belarus and Latvia
RABINOWITZ >from Zhetil (Dyatlovo), Belarus
PRUS/PRUSS >from the Ukraine
KOIFMAN >from the Ukraine
WILENSKY >from Belarus


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania What concentration camp? #lithuania

Howard Margol
 

Marilyn Achbar Cooper Hall asks, "My grandfather's sister and her husband
lived near Kovno and were exterminated by the Germans in June, 1941 (my
grandfather's words). My question is, to what concentration camp would they have been deported?"

The moderator makes a good suggestion in that you should check everything
available pertaining to the Kaunas ghetto. However, if they lived NEAR Kovno and if they were killed in June, 1941, there is a greater chance that they were killed by locals and not by the Germans. In that case, there would not be a record of those killed. Continue your search though, you may get lucky and find something.

Howard Margol
Atlanta, Georgia


kovno concentration camps #lithuania

BergGyn@...
 

Most of the local Nazi victims wre killed in their own areas, and
not in concentration camps. For example, in Elul (Aug/Sept) 1941,
the Germans went along the Nema river (near Kovno) and, with the
help of the local Lithuanians, exterminated the local Jewish populace
of each town.

Marc Berger, MD
New York City
FREIMAN -Seredzius/Vilkija
VILENTSIK/WILENSKY- Vilkija
PRUS, FRIEDMAN- Rozhnaka, Szczucyn
GURANOWSKY- Wloclawek Poland
BERGER Majerovce/Matasovce Hunmgary (now Slovakia)
ROSENBERG/ROSENBLUM Hummmene, Hungary (now Slovakia)


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania kovno concentration camps #lithuania

BergGyn@...
 

Most of the local Nazi victims wre killed in their own areas, and
not in concentration camps. For example, in Elul (Aug/Sept) 1941,
the Germans went along the Nema river (near Kovno) and, with the
help of the local Lithuanians, exterminated the local Jewish populace
of each town.

Marc Berger, MD
New York City
FREIMAN -Seredzius/Vilkija
VILENTSIK/WILENSKY- Vilkija
PRUS, FRIEDMAN- Rozhnaka, Szczucyn
GURANOWSKY- Wloclawek Poland
BERGER Majerovce/Matasovce Hunmgary (now Slovakia)
ROSENBERG/ROSENBLUM Hummmene, Hungary (now Slovakia)


Kovno Concentration Camps! #lithuania

shaul <shaul@...>
 

Marilyn Achbar asked about concentration camps near Kovno
<Malroots@aol.com>on Thu, 10 Oct 2002
<< My grandfather's sister,Sheine Achbar and her husband, Leizer
Shmuelson lived near Kovno and "were exterminated by the Germans in June
1941" (my grandfather's words). My question is ,to what concentration camp
would they have been deported ? >>

The vast majority of Jews in Kovno were killed in Fort IX ( some in Fort IV and VI). Others were killed in the ghetto itself, or died of natural
causes, starvation and disease, in the ghetto. Others were sent to Latvia
and Estonia and killed there, some, who survived these places were sent to
Stutthof and Dachau and a few to Auschwitz. On 14 July 1943 the ghetto
Kovno was declared a concentration camp, KL Kauen (German for Kovno/
Kaunas) . Unfortunately there is very little that has come to light
regarding the names of Jews killed in Kovno.

This subject is discussed fully in 'The Holocaust in Lithuania 1941-1945, a book of Remembrance by Rose Lerer Cohen and myself, Gefen, Jerusalem and
NY, 2002. The book is available on http://www.jewishgenmall.org/ or
www.israelbooks.com

Saul Issroff


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Kovno Concentration Camps! #lithuania

shaul <shaul@...>
 

Marilyn Achbar asked about concentration camps near Kovno
<Malroots@aol.com>on Thu, 10 Oct 2002
<< My grandfather's sister,Sheine Achbar and her husband, Leizer
Shmuelson lived near Kovno and "were exterminated by the Germans in June
1941" (my grandfather's words). My question is ,to what concentration camp
would they have been deported ? >>

The vast majority of Jews in Kovno were killed in Fort IX ( some in Fort IV and VI). Others were killed in the ghetto itself, or died of natural
causes, starvation and disease, in the ghetto. Others were sent to Latvia
and Estonia and killed there, some, who survived these places were sent to
Stutthof and Dachau and a few to Auschwitz. On 14 July 1943 the ghetto
Kovno was declared a concentration camp, KL Kauen (German for Kovno/
Kaunas) . Unfortunately there is very little that has come to light
regarding the names of Jews killed in Kovno.

This subject is discussed fully in 'The Holocaust in Lithuania 1941-1945, a book of Remembrance by Rose Lerer Cohen and myself, Gefen, Jerusalem and
NY, 2002. The book is available on http://www.jewishgenmall.org/ or
www.israelbooks.com

Saul Issroff


Marriage licences in UK #general

Percy Mett <p.mett@...>
 

Michael:

The law may have changed recently but, typically, a UK marriage
licence has no 'period of validity'. It specifies the date and
place of the marriage.

When I took my elder daughter to the Register Office to give notice
of her marriage, I enquired whether I could move the chupo indoors in
case of inclement weather. The Registrar insisted that the the
wedding had to take place precisely as stated on the certificate.

Regards

Perets Mett

Engagements of a year or longer weren't uncommon at that time. I imagine a
marriage license would have been valid for a year. Altogether, I have no
problem with assuming these were the same people.


BLEKHER in ALD #lithuania

Jackye Sullins <jsullins@...>
 

I need some information >from those familiar with the postal bank records on
the ALD. I found a couple of entries that need further explanation. These
are the entries:

1909-Silale: BLEKHER, Gilia?, father Abram, 40 >from Kvedarna, wife Gite
daughter of Berel, 190 rubles.

1914-Silale: BLEKHER, Gita, father Berel, 45, maiden name GALIS, housewife,
daughter KAGAN, Rashe daughter of Ovsey, 400 rubles

1. What does the 1914 entry mean? Did Gita leave money to her daughter,
Rashe and was Rashe's father Ovsey?

2. The 1909 entry looks like the same family but the man's name is different as well as his father's. Can Ovsey and Gilia? be reconciled?

3. Silale 1858 revision list has an Ovsey whose father was Mordkhel so I
may have the wrong family BUT Ovsey's second name was Yavnel and I cannot
find that name anywhere. Any ideas?

Thank you in advance for any guidance listers might have.

Jackye Sullins
San Diego


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Marriage licences in UK #general

Percy Mett <p.mett@...>
 

Michael:

The law may have changed recently but, typically, a UK marriage
licence has no 'period of validity'. It specifies the date and
place of the marriage.

When I took my elder daughter to the Register Office to give notice
of her marriage, I enquired whether I could move the chupo indoors in
case of inclement weather. The Registrar insisted that the the
wedding had to take place precisely as stated on the certificate.

Regards

Perets Mett

Engagements of a year or longer weren't uncommon at that time. I imagine a
marriage license would have been valid for a year. Altogether, I have no
problem with assuming these were the same people.


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania BLEKHER in ALD #lithuania

Jackye Sullins <jsullins@...>
 

I need some information >from those familiar with the postal bank records on
the ALD. I found a couple of entries that need further explanation. These
are the entries:

1909-Silale: BLEKHER, Gilia?, father Abram, 40 >from Kvedarna, wife Gite
daughter of Berel, 190 rubles.

1914-Silale: BLEKHER, Gita, father Berel, 45, maiden name GALIS, housewife,
daughter KAGAN, Rashe daughter of Ovsey, 400 rubles

1. What does the 1914 entry mean? Did Gita leave money to her daughter,
Rashe and was Rashe's father Ovsey?

2. The 1909 entry looks like the same family but the man's name is different as well as his father's. Can Ovsey and Gilia? be reconciled?

3. Silale 1858 revision list has an Ovsey whose father was Mordkhel so I
may have the wrong family BUT Ovsey's second name was Yavnel and I cannot
find that name anywhere. Any ideas?

Thank you in advance for any guidance listers might have.

Jackye Sullins
San Diego


Lost GerSig subscribers #germany

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German SIG #Germany Lost GerSig subscribers #germany

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LesMoyaux@Freesurf.ch Salomon Moyal Bloch
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