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Re: Surnames OSSUR and OSHER the same? #general

Nachum Tuchman
 

Hi,

In Lithuania, the Hebrew name Asher (first name or surname) was pronouned
Osser. I would think that both OSSUR and OSHER are the same name.

Nachum Tuchman
Tekoa, Israel

I have been searching unsuccessfully for the surname OSSUR in Gargzdai,
Lithuania. The All Lithuania Database has quite a few entries for OSHER in
that town. Does anyone know if this is the same name?

Sharon Korn
---
Sender: "Sharon R. Korn" <s.r.korn@sbcglobal.net>
--
Searching:
TUCHMAN / KLARMAN / ASPIS - Busko-Zdroj Poland, Kielce Gubernia
LIEBERMAN/KALUSHEVITZ / ZYSSMAN/TZIGUTCH - Lowicz Poland
RAIDER / REJDER / GINSBERG - Soly/Smorgon Belarus
ROSINSKY / BAYLETT / PAILET / BERNSTEIN - London
KIWI - Samter, Posen/Berlin BUETOW - Zeitz/Berlin


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Surnames OSSUR and OSHER the same? #general

Nachum Tuchman
 

Hi,

In Lithuania, the Hebrew name Asher (first name or surname) was pronouned
Osser. I would think that both OSSUR and OSHER are the same name.

Nachum Tuchman
Tekoa, Israel

I have been searching unsuccessfully for the surname OSSUR in Gargzdai,
Lithuania. The All Lithuania Database has quite a few entries for OSHER in
that town. Does anyone know if this is the same name?

Sharon Korn
---
Sender: "Sharon R. Korn" <s.r.korn@sbcglobal.net>
--
Searching:
TUCHMAN / KLARMAN / ASPIS - Busko-Zdroj Poland, Kielce Gubernia
LIEBERMAN/KALUSHEVITZ / ZYSSMAN/TZIGUTCH - Lowicz Poland
RAIDER / REJDER / GINSBERG - Soly/Smorgon Belarus
ROSINSKY / BAYLETT / PAILET / BERNSTEIN - London
KIWI - Samter, Posen/Berlin BUETOW - Zeitz/Berlin


Re: Article on County Histories #usa

escarus@...
 

Keep in mind that to be included in some county histories the individual
had to contribute to the publication to even be included. I don't know
how many were like this but enough to not assume anything >from the
exclusion/inclusion of someone.

This became apparent to me when I was researching my
great-great-grandfather and he was barely mentioned although he was a
major (and apparently popular) employer in the county. His obituary and
his wife's obituary made up for the lack of information in the county
histories (both on the front page, included pictures and both were quite
long).

Betsey Carus Baltimore, MD USA escarus@attglobal.net


OSSUR and OSHER #general

Irene K. <impromptus2002@...>
 

"I have been searching unsuccessfully for the surname
OSSUR in Gargzdai, Lithuania. The All Lithuania
Database has quite a few entries for
OSHER in that town. Does anyone know if this is the
same name?"

I may suggest you to consider another spelling; OSHRI.
This surname was found in Kupishkos in Panevezys
region. The town Gargzdai in Klaipeda region and the
distance to Kupishkos is rather big. Meanwhile, it
could be that your ancestors have been living in
Gargzdai for some short time before immigrating
abroad, and originally they were >from Kupishkis. This
is a pure guess. Descendants of Rabby OSHRI live in
Israel today. Hope it helps.

Irene Kudish
Tel-Aviv-Vilnius
impromptus2002@yahoo.com
Libkind, Glikin - Belarus, Lithuania


Early American SIG #USA RE: Article on County Histories #usa

escarus@...
 

Keep in mind that to be included in some county histories the individual
had to contribute to the publication to even be included. I don't know
how many were like this but enough to not assume anything >from the
exclusion/inclusion of someone.

This became apparent to me when I was researching my
great-great-grandfather and he was barely mentioned although he was a
major (and apparently popular) employer in the county. His obituary and
his wife's obituary made up for the lack of information in the county
histories (both on the front page, included pictures and both were quite
long).

Betsey Carus Baltimore, MD USA escarus@attglobal.net


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen OSSUR and OSHER #general

Irene K. <impromptus2002@...>
 

"I have been searching unsuccessfully for the surname
OSSUR in Gargzdai, Lithuania. The All Lithuania
Database has quite a few entries for
OSHER in that town. Does anyone know if this is the
same name?"

I may suggest you to consider another spelling; OSHRI.
This surname was found in Kupishkos in Panevezys
region. The town Gargzdai in Klaipeda region and the
distance to Kupishkos is rather big. Meanwhile, it
could be that your ancestors have been living in
Gargzdai for some short time before immigrating
abroad, and originally they were >from Kupishkis. This
is a pure guess. Descendants of Rabby OSHRI live in
Israel today. Hope it helps.

Irene Kudish
Tel-Aviv-Vilnius
impromptus2002@yahoo.com
Libkind, Glikin - Belarus, Lithuania


Re: How to pay a Polish archive? #general

Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>
 

On Thu, 3 Nov 2005 03:21:42 UTC, csjs@pacbell.net (Christa Sobczak) wrote:

Dear Group,

I am looking for your advice on how to send Polish money >from the United States
to an archive in Szczecin/Stettin, Poland. When I visited the archive earlier
this year, I was told that they will only accept Polish money. Yes, I know,
they are part of the European Union, but because of their weak economy, I was
told, they deal mainly with Polish money at this time.

1. Western Union has new regulations since last July, whereby they no longer
make deposits into bank accounts of institutions in foreign countries. They
make deposits only to an individual's account. I spoke with about 8 different
Western Union people about this, because I could not believe it.

2. I cannot find a bank that will make money transfers of less than $100.

3. International Currency Express, Inc. does not issue drafts in Polish zloty.

4. If I send cash in Polish money to the bank account, I would not have a
written record that I made the deposit. In order to receive the document, I
must send a statement to the archive to prove that I made the deposit.

If you have any suggestions for me, I would appreciate hearing >from you.

Christa Sobczak

Please remove "nospam" >from my e-mail address or click here: csjs@pacbell.net

MODERATOR NOTE: Recommendations of specific companies should be sent
privately.
Have you considered sending an international postal money order? The postal
system is not a private concern, so hopefully the moderator will pass this.

By the way, nowhere in the headers of your message does the "nospam" appear.
Your >from and Reply-to addresses are in the clear.

--
Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

Searching:
NEACHOWICZ/NOACHOWICZ, NEJMAN/NAJMAN, ROKITA: >from Lomza Gubernia
ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Romania

See my interactive family tree (requires Java 1.1.6 or better):
http://www.hashkedim.com

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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: How to pay a Polish archive? #general

Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>
 

On Thu, 3 Nov 2005 03:21:42 UTC, csjs@pacbell.net (Christa Sobczak) wrote:

Dear Group,

I am looking for your advice on how to send Polish money >from the United States
to an archive in Szczecin/Stettin, Poland. When I visited the archive earlier
this year, I was told that they will only accept Polish money. Yes, I know,
they are part of the European Union, but because of their weak economy, I was
told, they deal mainly with Polish money at this time.

1. Western Union has new regulations since last July, whereby they no longer
make deposits into bank accounts of institutions in foreign countries. They
make deposits only to an individual's account. I spoke with about 8 different
Western Union people about this, because I could not believe it.

2. I cannot find a bank that will make money transfers of less than $100.

3. International Currency Express, Inc. does not issue drafts in Polish zloty.

4. If I send cash in Polish money to the bank account, I would not have a
written record that I made the deposit. In order to receive the document, I
must send a statement to the archive to prove that I made the deposit.

If you have any suggestions for me, I would appreciate hearing >from you.

Christa Sobczak

Please remove "nospam" >from my e-mail address or click here: csjs@pacbell.net

MODERATOR NOTE: Recommendations of specific companies should be sent
privately.
Have you considered sending an international postal money order? The postal
system is not a private concern, so hopefully the moderator will pass this.

By the way, nowhere in the headers of your message does the "nospam" appear.
Your >from and Reply-to addresses are in the clear.

--
Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

Searching:
NEACHOWICZ/NOACHOWICZ, NEJMAN/NAJMAN, ROKITA: >from Lomza Gubernia
ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Romania

See my interactive family tree (requires Java 1.1.6 or better):
http://www.hashkedim.com

For reasons connected with anti-spam/junk security, the return address is not
valid. To communicate with me, please visit my website (see the URL above -- no
Java required for this purpose) and fill in the email form there.


Re: Surnames OSSUR and OSHER the same? #general

Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>
 

On Thu, 3 Nov 2005 03:16:31 UTC, s.r.korn@sbcglobal.net (Sharon R. Korn) wrote:

I have been searching unsuccessfully for the surname OSSUR in Gargzdai,
Lithuania. The All Lithuania Database has quite a few entries for OSHER in
that town. Does anyone know if this is the same name?

Sharon Korn
Both are Yiddish distortions of the Hebrew name Asher. Spelling in Latin
characters was not the forte of Jews in that place and time.

--
Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

Searching:
NEACHOWICZ/NOACHOWICZ, NEJMAN/NAJMAN, ROKITA: >from Lomza Gubernia
ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Romania

See my interactive family tree (requires Java 1.1.6 or better):
http://www.hashkedim.com

For reasons connected with anti-spam/junk security, the return address is not
valid. To communicate with me, please visit my website (see the URL above -- no
Java required for this purpose) and fill in the email form there.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Surnames OSSUR and OSHER the same? #general

Stan Goodman <SPAM_FOILER@...>
 

On Thu, 3 Nov 2005 03:16:31 UTC, s.r.korn@sbcglobal.net (Sharon R. Korn) wrote:

I have been searching unsuccessfully for the surname OSSUR in Gargzdai,
Lithuania. The All Lithuania Database has quite a few entries for OSHER in
that town. Does anyone know if this is the same name?

Sharon Korn
Both are Yiddish distortions of the Hebrew name Asher. Spelling in Latin
characters was not the forte of Jews in that place and time.

--
Stan Goodman, Qiryat Tiv'on, Israel

Searching:
NEACHOWICZ/NOACHOWICZ, NEJMAN/NAJMAN, ROKITA: >from Lomza Gubernia
ISMACH: >from Lomza Gubernia, Galicia, and Ukraina
HERTANU, ABRAMOVICI, LAUER: >from Dorohoi District, Romania
GRISARU, VATARU: >from Iasi, Romania

See my interactive family tree (requires Java 1.1.6 or better):
http://www.hashkedim.com

For reasons connected with anti-spam/junk security, the return address is not
valid. To communicate with me, please visit my website (see the URL above -- no
Java required for this purpose) and fill in the email form there.


Re: Jewish Scouts Dinard and Beaulieu/Dordogne World #general

Eve Line Blum <eve.line.blum@...>
 

The name ALTSCHUL is not common in France : only
9 of them are listed in the current telephone
directory, among whom is a Charlotte A. I'm going
to send you her address privately.

Concerning the other children who were sent with
your mother to Dinard and Beaulieu until June
1940, you can send your question to the French
Association "Enfants Caches" - 17 rue
Geoffroy-l'Asnier - F 75004 Paris They publish a
quarterly bulletin each year, with a special part
with such questions and answers. You can write in
English and they will translate.

You can send your question also to Aloumim in
Jerusalem (Association of Hidden Children during
the Holocaust). They have a bulletin too with a
special part for such questions : Aloumim - 9 rue
Alcalay - Jerusalem (Israel)
Tel. : 02 561 22 07 - Fax : 02 642 46 06

You can write also to OSE < ose@ose-france.org >
This association has archives concerning hidden
children during WWII.

--
Eve Line Blum-Cherchevsky
Besancon (France)
and also
Cercle de Genealogie Juive (International JGS in Paris)
http://www.genealoj.org


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Jewish Scouts Dinard and Beaulieu/Dordogne World #general

Eve Line Blum <eve.line.blum@...>
 

The name ALTSCHUL is not common in France : only
9 of them are listed in the current telephone
directory, among whom is a Charlotte A. I'm going
to send you her address privately.

Concerning the other children who were sent with
your mother to Dinard and Beaulieu until June
1940, you can send your question to the French
Association "Enfants Caches" - 17 rue
Geoffroy-l'Asnier - F 75004 Paris They publish a
quarterly bulletin each year, with a special part
with such questions and answers. You can write in
English and they will translate.

You can send your question also to Aloumim in
Jerusalem (Association of Hidden Children during
the Holocaust). They have a bulletin too with a
special part for such questions : Aloumim - 9 rue
Alcalay - Jerusalem (Israel)
Tel. : 02 561 22 07 - Fax : 02 642 46 06

You can write also to OSE < ose@ose-france.org >
This association has archives concerning hidden
children during WWII.

--
Eve Line Blum-Cherchevsky
Besancon (France)
and also
Cercle de Genealogie Juive (International JGS in Paris)
http://www.genealoj.org


Malza Hungury (1909) - Anyone heard of this town? #general

Howie Axelrod <highwind1@...>
 

In the EIDB manifest my Malza is listed as place of origin of my GGM.
Has anyone heard of this place?

Howie Axelrod


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Malza Hungury (1909) - Anyone heard of this town? #general

Howie Axelrod <highwind1@...>
 

In the EIDB manifest my Malza is listed as place of origin of my GGM.
Has anyone heard of this place?

Howie Axelrod


Russian Translation #general

Judy Wolkovitch <judywolk@...>
 

I have just received a two page typewritten letter in Cyrillic Russian from
Moscow. If someone would be willing to translate it for me please contact
me privately.

Many thanks,

Judy Wolkovitch
Los Angeles


Records of Jewish Divorces from Lower East Side circa 1910-1930 #general

Marc DVer <mdver@...>
 

Does anyone know of an archive that would contain records of Jewish
Divorces (Gets), including possibly copies of the actual Gets
themselves, dating to around 1910-1930? I realize there may be some
overlap.

Marc DVer

Searching: Dver (Dvir); Dvinsk (Daugavpils)


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Russian Translation #general

Judy Wolkovitch <judywolk@...>
 

I have just received a two page typewritten letter in Cyrillic Russian from
Moscow. If someone would be willing to translate it for me please contact
me privately.

Many thanks,

Judy Wolkovitch
Los Angeles


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Records of Jewish Divorces from Lower East Side circa 1910-1930 #general

Marc DVer <mdver@...>
 

Does anyone know of an archive that would contain records of Jewish
Divorces (Gets), including possibly copies of the actual Gets
themselves, dating to around 1910-1930? I realize there may be some
overlap.

Marc DVer

Searching: Dver (Dvir); Dvinsk (Daugavpils)


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).


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).