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JGS of Cleveland -- November meeting #general

C & V <proprius@...>
 

The JGS of Cleveland will meet Wednesday, November 1, 2006, at
Menorah Park in the second floor Miller Auditorium, 27100 Cedar Road,
Beachwood, Ohio, at 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be Vicki Vigil talking
about the Cleveland Cemetery Database Project. Guests are always
welcome.

Cynthia Spikell
2nd V. P.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS of Cleveland -- November meeting #general

C & V <proprius@...>
 

The JGS of Cleveland will meet Wednesday, November 1, 2006, at
Menorah Park in the second floor Miller Auditorium, 27100 Cedar Road,
Beachwood, Ohio, at 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be Vicki Vigil talking
about the Cleveland Cemetery Database Project. Guests are always
welcome.

Cynthia Spikell
2nd V. P.


cemetery desecration #general

Joyce Field
 

The importance of indexing cemeteries worldwide is underscored once
again by a report of another cemetery having been desecrated.

Antisemitizmu.net reported Oct. 23 that the Egoshikhinsky cemetery in
Perm, which had been vandalized several times in the past, was once
again desecrated. This time eight gravestones in the Jewish section
of the cemetery were vandalized. Earlier this year, the local Jewish
community restored and repaired around 90 percent of the cemetery.
However, the city government did not provide security for the
cemetery. Now the Jewish community will hire guards.

This same situation happens frequently all over the world. To
preserve our heritage we need to photograph and index Jewish
cemeteries everywhere we can and donate the data to JewishGen's
Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR),
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/cemetery/. Weather, vandalism,
and simply the effects of age of the tombstones mean that our
precious heritage is slipping away >from us. We currently have close
to 630,000 records in the searchable database and more are added
quarterly. But there are so many more cemeteries that have not been
indexed.

We need everyone to help by photographing tombstones and submitting
the data to JOWBR. Please contact me or Nolan Altman,
nta@..., JOWBR Technical Coordinator.

Joyce Field
JewishGen VP, Data Acquisition


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen cemetery desecration #general

Joyce Field
 

The importance of indexing cemeteries worldwide is underscored once
again by a report of another cemetery having been desecrated.

Antisemitizmu.net reported Oct. 23 that the Egoshikhinsky cemetery in
Perm, which had been vandalized several times in the past, was once
again desecrated. This time eight gravestones in the Jewish section
of the cemetery were vandalized. Earlier this year, the local Jewish
community restored and repaired around 90 percent of the cemetery.
However, the city government did not provide security for the
cemetery. Now the Jewish community will hire guards.

This same situation happens frequently all over the world. To
preserve our heritage we need to photograph and index Jewish
cemeteries everywhere we can and donate the data to JewishGen's
Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR),
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/cemetery/. Weather, vandalism,
and simply the effects of age of the tombstones mean that our
precious heritage is slipping away >from us. We currently have close
to 630,000 records in the searchable database and more are added
quarterly. But there are so many more cemeteries that have not been
indexed.

We need everyone to help by photographing tombstones and submitting
the data to JOWBR. Please contact me or Nolan Altman,
nta@..., JOWBR Technical Coordinator.

Joyce Field
JewishGen VP, Data Acquisition


Searching GOLDSELLER, Gwendoline and MARKS, Louis #unitedkingdom

Chrissy Clements <chrissy_clements@...>
 

Hello,

My name is Chrissy, I am 25 years old and >from the UK. This is my first post.

I have recently started to try and extend my family tree by using JewishGen
/Census Records/Family etc. So far, I have only managed to trace back to my
Great Grandparents on both sides of the family and, what information I have
of them is vague.

My Mother's name is Jennifer Ann CLEMENTS (nee HALE) and she was born in 1957
in Zomba, Malawi to...
My Grandmother... Valerie Ray HALE (nee Marks) and she was born in 1923 in
Boksburg, South Africa
My Grandmother's husband was a Harold Bennett HALE, he was born in Aust in
the UK around c1912.
My Great Grandmother was called Gwendoline GOLDSELLER and I believe she was
born around c1885 in Middlesborough, UK

I know that her husband, my Great Grandfather was called Louis MARKS and that
he was born around c1885 unfortunately, I have not been able trace his place
of birth. I have noticed a Louis MARKS on your site born in Pretoria,
South Africa around c1885 and the census in the UK shows a Louis MARKS born
in Spitalfields, London in c1889

If anyone out there recognises any of these names or has any recommendations
on how to further my search, it would be greatly appreciated.

Many Thanks

Chrissy Clements
Bristol, UK


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom Searching GOLDSELLER, Gwendoline and MARKS, Louis #unitedkingdom

Chrissy Clements <chrissy_clements@...>
 

Hello,

My name is Chrissy, I am 25 years old and >from the UK. This is my first post.

I have recently started to try and extend my family tree by using JewishGen
/Census Records/Family etc. So far, I have only managed to trace back to my
Great Grandparents on both sides of the family and, what information I have
of them is vague.

My Mother's name is Jennifer Ann CLEMENTS (nee HALE) and she was born in 1957
in Zomba, Malawi to...
My Grandmother... Valerie Ray HALE (nee Marks) and she was born in 1923 in
Boksburg, South Africa
My Grandmother's husband was a Harold Bennett HALE, he was born in Aust in
the UK around c1912.
My Great Grandmother was called Gwendoline GOLDSELLER and I believe she was
born around c1885 in Middlesborough, UK

I know that her husband, my Great Grandfather was called Louis MARKS and that
he was born around c1885 unfortunately, I have not been able trace his place
of birth. I have noticed a Louis MARKS on your site born in Pretoria,
South Africa around c1885 and the census in the UK shows a Louis MARKS born
in Spitalfields, London in c1889

If anyone out there recognises any of these names or has any recommendations
on how to further my search, it would be greatly appreciated.

Many Thanks

Chrissy Clements
Bristol, UK


Bessarabian databases #romania

Rosanne Leeson <rdleeson@...>
 

In the latest issue of "Nu? What's nu?" the SIG that was listed as
producing the Bessarabian databases on JewishGen was incorrectly
identified.

The Bessarabian databases are a project of the ROM-SIG, not the Ukraine
SIG, and can be found on the All-Romania Database of JewishGen at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Romania/

Rosanne Leeson
Co-Coordinator
ROM-SIG


Romania SIG #Romania Bessarabian databases #romania

Rosanne Leeson <rdleeson@...>
 

In the latest issue of "Nu? What's nu?" the SIG that was listed as
producing the Bessarabian databases on JewishGen was incorrectly
identified.

The Bessarabian databases are a project of the ROM-SIG, not the Ukraine
SIG, and can be found on the All-Romania Database of JewishGen at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Romania/

Rosanne Leeson
Co-Coordinator
ROM-SIG


Re: Novo Alexandria? #general

Alexander Sharon
 

"Peter Lebensold" wrote

I have just received the 1913 application for UK Nationality of a possible
relative in which he reports having been born (in 1877) "a natural-born
subject
of the Russian Empire ... at Novo Alexandria, Province Lublin, near Kief."

A search for "Novo Alexandria" in Shtetl-Seekers shows the only
currently-Polish possibility to be Aleksandrowo Nowe - but that town
appears
to be NE of Warsaw, near Bialystok ... thus never in the Lublin gubernia.
On the other hand, the only two possibilities that lie (now in the
Ukraine)
between Kiev and Lublin (Novo-Aleksandrovka, Koloniya Aleksandrovka - at
50°37' 28°05' - and Novyy Aleksinets, Oleksinets Novy, Olekiniec-Nowy, Novyy
Oleksinets, Novyolekcenez - at 49°50' 25°30') both seem too far East to ever
have been in the Lublin gubernia.

But is there not a "Nowa Aleksandria" somewhere near Radom? The town where
- in October 1914 - Russian troops crossed the Vistula to attack the
Kaiser's troops at Radom and Kielce? What am I missing here?
Peter,

Nowa Aleksandria (Novaya Aleksandrija in Russian) is the old Russian Tsarist
time name for town Pulawy. Pulawy were renamed to Nowa Aleksandria in 1842.

Town is located on Wisla River, 46 km NWN >from Lublin.

Alexander Sharon
Calgary, Alberta


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Novo Alexandria? #general

Alexander Sharon
 

"Peter Lebensold" wrote

I have just received the 1913 application for UK Nationality of a possible
relative in which he reports having been born (in 1877) "a natural-born
subject
of the Russian Empire ... at Novo Alexandria, Province Lublin, near Kief."

A search for "Novo Alexandria" in Shtetl-Seekers shows the only
currently-Polish possibility to be Aleksandrowo Nowe - but that town
appears
to be NE of Warsaw, near Bialystok ... thus never in the Lublin gubernia.
On the other hand, the only two possibilities that lie (now in the
Ukraine)
between Kiev and Lublin (Novo-Aleksandrovka, Koloniya Aleksandrovka - at
50°37' 28°05' - and Novyy Aleksinets, Oleksinets Novy, Olekiniec-Nowy, Novyy
Oleksinets, Novyolekcenez - at 49°50' 25°30') both seem too far East to ever
have been in the Lublin gubernia.

But is there not a "Nowa Aleksandria" somewhere near Radom? The town where
- in October 1914 - Russian troops crossed the Vistula to attack the
Kaiser's troops at Radom and Kielce? What am I missing here?
Peter,

Nowa Aleksandria (Novaya Aleksandrija in Russian) is the old Russian Tsarist
time name for town Pulawy. Pulawy were renamed to Nowa Aleksandria in 1842.

Town is located on Wisla River, 46 km NWN >from Lublin.

Alexander Sharon
Calgary, Alberta


Baron DE HIRSCH #general

Steve Pickoltz
 

Are there any list of names, of the people the Baron de Hirsch foundation sent
to the USA? I am particularly interested in names of those who went to south
Jersey in the area near the Alliance cemetery.

Stephen Pickholtz
Tabernacle, NJ
searching-- PICKHOLTZ (all spellings), WINITSKY (all spellings) and KLEIN/KLINE
(of the Phila. JCC family)


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Baron DE HIRSCH #general

Steve Pickoltz
 

Are there any list of names, of the people the Baron de Hirsch foundation sent
to the USA? I am particularly interested in names of those who went to south
Jersey in the area near the Alliance cemetery.

Stephen Pickholtz
Tabernacle, NJ
searching-- PICKHOLTZ (all spellings), WINITSKY (all spellings) and KLEIN/KLINE
(of the Phila. JCC family)


Viewmate 8721 #general

Peter Zimmer <Zimmer-Luedinghausen@...>
 

I posted a Hebrew part of a Prague, cz tombstone on viewmate. And would like to
see an English translation. Here is the direct address to view the entry.
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=8721

Thank you
Peter Zimmer, Muenster, Germany


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Viewmate 8721 #general

Peter Zimmer <Zimmer-Luedinghausen@...>
 

I posted a Hebrew part of a Prague, cz tombstone on viewmate. And would like to
see an English translation. Here is the direct address to view the entry.
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=8721

Thank you
Peter Zimmer, Muenster, Germany


Re: Name Scheindel #general

Zev Griner <zgriner@...>
 

As has been explained here many times, there are no rules for
converting between English and Hebrew/Yiddish names. While many
Biblical names have their English equivalent, it is still up to the
parents to decide what the names will be. I know people whose English
names have nothing to do with their Hebrew names. Or that their English
name merely shares a first letter with the Hebrew name.

Regarding Shaindel, I have a family member that married a Shawnee whose
Hebrew/Yiddish name was Sheina. That seems to be the exception. If you
want naming suggestions, search the Internet - there are many naming
sites.

Zev Griner


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Name Scheindel #general

Zev Griner <zgriner@...>
 

As has been explained here many times, there are no rules for
converting between English and Hebrew/Yiddish names. While many
Biblical names have their English equivalent, it is still up to the
parents to decide what the names will be. I know people whose English
names have nothing to do with their Hebrew names. Or that their English
name merely shares a first letter with the Hebrew name.

Regarding Shaindel, I have a family member that married a Shawnee whose
Hebrew/Yiddish name was Sheina. That seems to be the exception. If you
want naming suggestions, search the Internet - there are many naming
sites.

Zev Griner


Re: Name Scheindel #general

Robert Israel <israel@...>
 

Well, I personally know a Scheindel whose name in English is
Shayndel. If the person wanted to choose a more popular
English name, the choice could be any female name that was used
at that period of time. The most likely choice might be a name
starting with Sh. Perhaps Shirley? But there is no such thing
as what it "would be".

Robert Israel
Vancouver, BC, Canada


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Name Scheindel #general

Robert Israel <israel@...>
 

Well, I personally know a Scheindel whose name in English is
Shayndel. If the person wanted to choose a more popular
English name, the choice could be any female name that was used
at that period of time. The most likely choice might be a name
starting with Sh. Perhaps Shirley? But there is no such thing
as what it "would be".

Robert Israel
Vancouver, BC, Canada


Re: Name Scheindel #general

Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
 

My husband's cousin was called Sheindel by her parents [Russian] and
siblings, but she was named Shirley after starting school.

Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
President Emerita
JGSPBCI, FL
USA
Searching:
ABELMAN, ARONSON, DOROGOI, FRUCHT/FURSHMAN, FURSTMAN, GORDON, MELC,
SHEINKEROVICH, SHIMENOVITZ, Kaunas,Vilnius, Moletai,Ukmerge, Lithuania
AVNER, AWNER,WECHSLER, EHRENPREIS,FRIEDHOFFER, Ukraine
NOUSSINOFF/NUSINOV, LENTOTCHNIK/LENT, Ukraine


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Name Scheindel #general

Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
 

My husband's cousin was called Sheindel by her parents [Russian] and
siblings, but she was named Shirley after starting school.

Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
President Emerita
JGSPBCI, FL
USA
Searching:
ABELMAN, ARONSON, DOROGOI, FRUCHT/FURSHMAN, FURSTMAN, GORDON, MELC,
SHEINKEROVICH, SHIMENOVITZ, Kaunas,Vilnius, Moletai,Ukmerge, Lithuania
AVNER, AWNER,WECHSLER, EHRENPREIS,FRIEDHOFFER, Ukraine
NOUSSINOFF/NUSINOV, LENTOTCHNIK/LENT, Ukraine