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Re: Crossing points US to Quebec circa 1910 #general

Peter Zavon <pzavon@...>
 

I believe the most direct rail connection >from New York City to Montreal
would have crossed the border at Rousses Point, NY. My grandfather went
from Montreal to New York City along that route in 1899, and passenger
trains still follow that route today.

Peter Zavon
Penfield, NY
PZAVON@Rochester.rr.com

"Donna Dinberg" <blacknus@rogers.com> wrote > On 22 Nov 2006, Joy Weaver wrote:
If they did, indeed, travel by train >from NY to Montreal, where would their
border crossing into Canada be likely, if not those two places?
On another page at the Library and Archives Canada (formerly National
Archives of Canada) website, you will find details of the various
methods utilized at various times for recording border entry into Canada.
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/genealogy/022-908.005-e.html

If you do not find the information you seek within the website, you may submit
genealogical questions to the Canadian Genealogy Centre via an online form:
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/genealogy/022-300-e.html


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Crossing points US to Quebec circa 1910 #general

Peter Zavon <pzavon@...>
 

I believe the most direct rail connection >from New York City to Montreal
would have crossed the border at Rousses Point, NY. My grandfather went
from Montreal to New York City along that route in 1899, and passenger
trains still follow that route today.

Peter Zavon
Penfield, NY
PZAVON@Rochester.rr.com

"Donna Dinberg" <blacknus@rogers.com> wrote > On 22 Nov 2006, Joy Weaver wrote:
If they did, indeed, travel by train >from NY to Montreal, where would their
border crossing into Canada be likely, if not those two places?
On another page at the Library and Archives Canada (formerly National
Archives of Canada) website, you will find details of the various
methods utilized at various times for recording border entry into Canada.
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/genealogy/022-908.005-e.html

If you do not find the information you seek within the website, you may submit
genealogical questions to the Canadian Genealogy Centre via an online form:
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/genealogy/022-300-e.html


EMANUEL in 19th cent. Virginia #general

Neil@...
 

Looking for someone called Loew EMANUEL (or Herman Loeb), born in 1825 and
was in Blacksburg, Virginia about 1860, and possibly later in Richmond. He
had children - Rosalie (1826-29) and Caroline (Gutel) born 1829.
Any help appreciated.
Dr. Neil Rosenstein
Elizabeth, N.J.
neil@tali.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen EMANUEL in 19th cent. Virginia #general

Neil@...
 

Looking for someone called Loew EMANUEL (or Herman Loeb), born in 1825 and
was in Blacksburg, Virginia about 1860, and possibly later in Richmond. He
had children - Rosalie (1826-29) and Caroline (Gutel) born 1829.
Any help appreciated.
Dr. Neil Rosenstein
Elizabeth, N.J.
neil@tali.com


Searching MERKIN family #general

Mark Budman <budman@...>
 

Hello,

I am looking for my MERKIN family in Buenos Aires. My great uncle was Motie
MERKIN (deceased) had a son. Apparently, his son has a family living in
Buenos Aires and possibly Israel. My grandmother, Bryna Kovshoff, is the
sister of Motie Merkin. She was born in 1889 and her family came >from Beish
Navata outside of Kiev. Motie Merkin was younger and I believe he was a
farmer there.

If you have any information, please contact my cousin, Mark Budman at his
e-mail address: budman@generation.net

Warm regards,

Judie Budman


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Searching MERKIN family #general

Mark Budman <budman@...>
 

Hello,

I am looking for my MERKIN family in Buenos Aires. My great uncle was Motie
MERKIN (deceased) had a son. Apparently, his son has a family living in
Buenos Aires and possibly Israel. My grandmother, Bryna Kovshoff, is the
sister of Motie Merkin. She was born in 1889 and her family came >from Beish
Navata outside of Kiev. Motie Merkin was younger and I believe he was a
farmer there.

If you have any information, please contact my cousin, Mark Budman at his
e-mail address: budman@generation.net

Warm regards,

Judie Budman


Military/Genealogy question, Morris FRIEDMAN #general

David Priever
 

Hi Fellow Jewishgenners,

I am trying to track down a person in the 1930 Federal census. I found
someone who I believe is him as a few known facts about him >from the 1910
FC, 1920 FC and 1925 NYS Census match with the 1930 person.

His name is Morris FRIEDMAN. He was born 1904-05 in Brooklyn, NY to Joseph
and Sarah FRIEDMAN, who were both born in Russia.

I found the FRIEDMAN family enumerated in the 1910 and 1920 Federal Census
records and the 1925 NYS Census. I believe I found Joseph and Sarah in the
1930 FC.

A brother, David, may have married after 1925 and possibly before 1930. I
found eight (8) possibilities in the marriage databases of the Italiangen
website.

A brother, Israel, perished in World War 1.

As for this Morris, his age was 25 in 1930, he was born in New York and both
his parents were born in Russia. He was a soldier stationed at Fort Dupont
in New Castle, Delaware at the US Military Reservation.

What records might be available for soldiers stationed here? This was in
between wars so I am not certain what I may be able to find or if I can
ascertain if this is the correct Morris (Moses in 1910) FREIDMAN, son of
Joseph and Sarah.

Any help you can give will be, as usual, greatly appreciated.

Sincerely,

David J. Priever
brooklyn1960@hotmail.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Military/Genealogy question, Morris FRIEDMAN #general

David Priever
 

Hi Fellow Jewishgenners,

I am trying to track down a person in the 1930 Federal census. I found
someone who I believe is him as a few known facts about him >from the 1910
FC, 1920 FC and 1925 NYS Census match with the 1930 person.

His name is Morris FRIEDMAN. He was born 1904-05 in Brooklyn, NY to Joseph
and Sarah FRIEDMAN, who were both born in Russia.

I found the FRIEDMAN family enumerated in the 1910 and 1920 Federal Census
records and the 1925 NYS Census. I believe I found Joseph and Sarah in the
1930 FC.

A brother, David, may have married after 1925 and possibly before 1930. I
found eight (8) possibilities in the marriage databases of the Italiangen
website.

A brother, Israel, perished in World War 1.

As for this Morris, his age was 25 in 1930, he was born in New York and both
his parents were born in Russia. He was a soldier stationed at Fort Dupont
in New Castle, Delaware at the US Military Reservation.

What records might be available for soldiers stationed here? This was in
between wars so I am not certain what I may be able to find or if I can
ascertain if this is the correct Morris (Moses in 1910) FREIDMAN, son of
Joseph and Sarah.

Any help you can give will be, as usual, greatly appreciated.

Sincerely,

David J. Priever
brooklyn1960@hotmail.com


Translation of Hebrew Writing on Headstone (ViewMate 8887 & 8888) #general

Paul A. Auerbach
 

Genners,

I've recently posted on ViewMate a couple of photographs of the headstone of
my second great-grandmother, Minnie Pelican:

http://data.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=8887
http://data.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=8888

As you can see, the stone is in very poor shape. The only Hebrew I can
clearly make out is "Here Lies" at the top of the stone and the abbreviation
for "May Her Soul Be Bound Up in the Bonds of Eternal Life." I'm hoping
someone can translate at least some of the remaining Hebrew for me.

Just in case, it's helpful, here's what the English portion of the stone
says:

"In Memory of Minnie, Beloved Wife of Alexander Pelican, Who Died 23rd July
1897, Aged 59."

July 23, 1897 converts to 23 Tamuz 5657 in the Jewish calendar. Also, the
Hebrew name of Minnie's husband was Yekutiel.

Please reply directly to me at PAuerbach@yahoo.com.

Thanks very much for your help.

Paul Auerbach
Boston, Massachusetts

Researching:

ARONSON (Podolia (Gubernia), Ukraine), AUERBACH / AVERBUKH (Chisinau, Moldova),
BENJAMIN (Ostroleka, Poland), BLODEK (Krakow, Poland), CHAKUM (Maisiagala /
Vilnius, Lithuania), KAPLAN (Minsk, Belarus), LEVINE (Vilnius, Lithuania),
MINKIN (Rezekne / Kaunata, Latvia), NEEDLE / NUDELL (Odessa, Ukraine), PELICAN /
PELIKAN (London, England / Krakow, Poland),
ROSENLICHT (Krakow, Poland), TAFFET (Krakow, Poland)


I Am Seeking The Aid Of A Philadelphian In Helping me Retrieve A Marriage Record #general

sacredsisters3@aol.com <sacredsisters3@...>
 

Hello All

I need someone's aid in getting me a copy of a 1912 Philadelphia
Marriage Record. I will gladly reimburse you for the copy fees. I have
the names of the party and the certificate number. So, If you can help
me please contact me and I will give you the information.

Sarah Greeenberg(USA-CT)
sacredsisters3@aol.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Translation of Hebrew Writing on Headstone (ViewMate 8887 & 8888) #general

Paul A. Auerbach
 

Genners,

I've recently posted on ViewMate a couple of photographs of the headstone of
my second great-grandmother, Minnie Pelican:

http://data.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=8887
http://data.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=8888

As you can see, the stone is in very poor shape. The only Hebrew I can
clearly make out is "Here Lies" at the top of the stone and the abbreviation
for "May Her Soul Be Bound Up in the Bonds of Eternal Life." I'm hoping
someone can translate at least some of the remaining Hebrew for me.

Just in case, it's helpful, here's what the English portion of the stone
says:

"In Memory of Minnie, Beloved Wife of Alexander Pelican, Who Died 23rd July
1897, Aged 59."

July 23, 1897 converts to 23 Tamuz 5657 in the Jewish calendar. Also, the
Hebrew name of Minnie's husband was Yekutiel.

Please reply directly to me at PAuerbach@yahoo.com.

Thanks very much for your help.

Paul Auerbach
Boston, Massachusetts

Researching:

ARONSON (Podolia (Gubernia), Ukraine), AUERBACH / AVERBUKH (Chisinau, Moldova),
BENJAMIN (Ostroleka, Poland), BLODEK (Krakow, Poland), CHAKUM (Maisiagala /
Vilnius, Lithuania), KAPLAN (Minsk, Belarus), LEVINE (Vilnius, Lithuania),
MINKIN (Rezekne / Kaunata, Latvia), NEEDLE / NUDELL (Odessa, Ukraine), PELICAN /
PELIKAN (London, England / Krakow, Poland),
ROSENLICHT (Krakow, Poland), TAFFET (Krakow, Poland)


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen I Am Seeking The Aid Of A Philadelphian In Helping me Retrieve A Marriage Record #general

sacredsisters3@aol.com <sacredsisters3@...>
 

Hello All

I need someone's aid in getting me a copy of a 1912 Philadelphia
Marriage Record. I will gladly reimburse you for the copy fees. I have
the names of the party and the certificate number. So, If you can help
me please contact me and I will give you the information.

Sarah Greeenberg(USA-CT)
sacredsisters3@aol.com


Gottlieb, Kosman, Brenson #latvia

Nina Kossman <nina@...>
 

In the Nov. 21 message I mentioned (but forgot to post) the link to the
Gottlieb photos. So here's that link:
http://www.ninakossman.com/leonidkossman/kossman_brenson.html.
It's the fourth photo (scroll down to the last photo).
Thank you, Betty Shiel, for reminding me.

Nina Kossman (New York)
nina@ninakossman.com
Researching: Kosman, Brenson (Brennsohn), Berenson, Kokel, Shternberg,
Konstorum.


Latvia SIG #Latvia Gottlieb, Kosman, Brenson #latvia

Nina Kossman <nina@...>
 

In the Nov. 21 message I mentioned (but forgot to post) the link to the
Gottlieb photos. So here's that link:
http://www.ninakossman.com/leonidkossman/kossman_brenson.html.
It's the fourth photo (scroll down to the last photo).
Thank you, Betty Shiel, for reminding me.

Nina Kossman (New York)
nina@ninakossman.com
Researching: Kosman, Brenson (Brennsohn), Berenson, Kokel, Shternberg,
Konstorum.


The Horowitz Families Convention and Seminar #rabbinic

Shlomo Gurevich
 

The Horowitz Families Association is glad to inform about its 22nd
Horowitz Family Convention and Seminar "Women >from the House of
Horowitz" wich will take place on the 5th day of Hanukkah, Wednesday
the 20th of December 2006 at 18:00 at Beit Ha-Tanach (The Bible
Museum) in Tel Aviv (16 Rothschild Blvd.). The full programme can be
found at our website at
http://www.geocities dot com/horowitzassociation/Conference22.htm

Shlomo Gurevich,
Board Member

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Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic The Horowitz Families Convention and Seminar #rabbinic

Shlomo Gurevich
 

The Horowitz Families Association is glad to inform about its 22nd
Horowitz Family Convention and Seminar "Women >from the House of
Horowitz" wich will take place on the 5th day of Hanukkah, Wednesday
the 20th of December 2006 at 18:00 at Beit Ha-Tanach (The Bible
Museum) in Tel Aviv (16 Rothschild Blvd.). The full programme can be
found at our website at
http://www.geocities dot com/horowitzassociation/Conference22.htm

Shlomo Gurevich,
Board Member

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period. Some spam filters reject messages that include references to
the geocities domain.]


Richard STERN (b1908) and daughter Trudy Jean of Wilmette, Illinois #germany

Renee Steinig <rsteinig@...>
 

I am trying to reconnect with the descendants of my
father's uncle, Isaak STERN. There's been no contact
between our branches of the family for over a century.

Isaak (born 11 Dec. 1839 Meerholz, Hessen-Nassau; died
16 Nov. 1895 Chemnitz, Sachsen; son of Moses STERN and
Lena ANSPACH) married Delphine ST. GOAR (born 16 Aug.
1842 Frankfurt am Main, Germany; died after July 1911).
They had onr son, Louis, born 8 March 1865 in Germany.

Louis came to the U.S. in the early 1900s. In April
1910, he lived in Chicago with his wife, Michigan-born
Isabelle SCHRAM and their one-year-old son, Richard S.
STERN. Over the next four decades, various sources
(censuses, city directories, newspapers) listed Louis
as a banker, a mortgage broker, or a real estate broker.
Louis died in Chicago in January 1957 and Isabelle died
in July 1958. They were buried by the Piser Funeral Home
in Chicago's Rosehill Cemetery. Louis's Chicago Tribune
obituary mentions son Richard and his wife ("Mr. and Mrs.
Richard STERN" of Wilmette, Illinois) and a granddaughter,
Trudy Jean.

Finding no living Richard STERN born in 1908 or early 1909,
I have been searching for one who died since 1957. The
Social Security Death Index lists, without a last
residence, a Richard Stern (14 Oct 1908-30 Dec. 1985)
who filed his original application for a Social Security
number in Illinois. Even if the SS5 confirms that he's the
"right" Richard, this may prove to be a slim lead, since
there's no clue to his place of death. (It could be Cook
County of course, and I will check there.) Richard is not
buried with his parents at Rosehill and Piser has no record
of arranging his funeral. No obituary for this Richard
appeared in the Chicago Tribune. (BTW, "my" Richard isn't
the younger RS who owns/owned a movie theatre in Wilmette.)
The Wilmette Public Library could not find information on
Richard and family in their Biography File of newspaper
clippings on local residents but they did find a Gertrude
Stern, Class of 1967, in the New Trier High School alumni
directory -- a possibility. Other possibilities that I'll
pursue if needed: Wilmette property records (I have
Richard's 1957 address, Cook County probate records. and
the Class of 1967 yearbook.

I have also connected with members of the ST. GOAR family
-- a very interesting family whose progenitor took the
surname when he moved >from St. Goar to Frankfurt am Main.
Several family members were in the publishing business in
Frankfurt. Among the works that bear the St. Goar imprint
is Alexander Dietz's _ Stammbuch der Frankfurter Juden_,
published 1907, where the St. Goar family history is one
of those detailed. It's been interesting learning about
this family but the ST. GOAR cousins have also lost
contact with the STERNs I'm seeking.

Now I am turning to one of the best resources of all, the
JewishGen community, in hopes that someone recognizes this
family or can suggest additional sources.

Thanks very much. Renee genmaven@gmail.com

Renee Stern Steinig Dix Hills (Long Island), New York, USA


German SIG #Germany Richard STERN (b1908) and daughter Trudy Jean of Wilmette, Illinois #germany

Renee Steinig <rsteinig@...>
 

I am trying to reconnect with the descendants of my
father's uncle, Isaak STERN. There's been no contact
between our branches of the family for over a century.

Isaak (born 11 Dec. 1839 Meerholz, Hessen-Nassau; died
16 Nov. 1895 Chemnitz, Sachsen; son of Moses STERN and
Lena ANSPACH) married Delphine ST. GOAR (born 16 Aug.
1842 Frankfurt am Main, Germany; died after July 1911).
They had onr son, Louis, born 8 March 1865 in Germany.

Louis came to the U.S. in the early 1900s. In April
1910, he lived in Chicago with his wife, Michigan-born
Isabelle SCHRAM and their one-year-old son, Richard S.
STERN. Over the next four decades, various sources
(censuses, city directories, newspapers) listed Louis
as a banker, a mortgage broker, or a real estate broker.
Louis died in Chicago in January 1957 and Isabelle died
in July 1958. They were buried by the Piser Funeral Home
in Chicago's Rosehill Cemetery. Louis's Chicago Tribune
obituary mentions son Richard and his wife ("Mr. and Mrs.
Richard STERN" of Wilmette, Illinois) and a granddaughter,
Trudy Jean.

Finding no living Richard STERN born in 1908 or early 1909,
I have been searching for one who died since 1957. The
Social Security Death Index lists, without a last
residence, a Richard Stern (14 Oct 1908-30 Dec. 1985)
who filed his original application for a Social Security
number in Illinois. Even if the SS5 confirms that he's the
"right" Richard, this may prove to be a slim lead, since
there's no clue to his place of death. (It could be Cook
County of course, and I will check there.) Richard is not
buried with his parents at Rosehill and Piser has no record
of arranging his funeral. No obituary for this Richard
appeared in the Chicago Tribune. (BTW, "my" Richard isn't
the younger RS who owns/owned a movie theatre in Wilmette.)
The Wilmette Public Library could not find information on
Richard and family in their Biography File of newspaper
clippings on local residents but they did find a Gertrude
Stern, Class of 1967, in the New Trier High School alumni
directory -- a possibility. Other possibilities that I'll
pursue if needed: Wilmette property records (I have
Richard's 1957 address, Cook County probate records. and
the Class of 1967 yearbook.

I have also connected with members of the ST. GOAR family
-- a very interesting family whose progenitor took the
surname when he moved >from St. Goar to Frankfurt am Main.
Several family members were in the publishing business in
Frankfurt. Among the works that bear the St. Goar imprint
is Alexander Dietz's _ Stammbuch der Frankfurter Juden_,
published 1907, where the St. Goar family history is one
of those detailed. It's been interesting learning about
this family but the ST. GOAR cousins have also lost
contact with the STERNs I'm seeking.

Now I am turning to one of the best resources of all, the
JewishGen community, in hopes that someone recognizes this
family or can suggest additional sources.

Thanks very much. Renee genmaven@gmail.com

Renee Stern Steinig Dix Hills (Long Island), New York, USA


Help deciphering old German - GOTTLIEB of Grebenau #germany

Tamar Amit <tamar.amit@...>
 

Hello fellow Siggers,

A few months ago I wrote to Grebenau, Hesse the village where my
Grandfather's family, the GOTTLIEBs originated. I had asked for
information about the family with a list of individuals and dates
attached to help.
I received >from the village/town registrar a hand written letter along
with some photocopies and extracts of marriage and birth records.

I had "examples" posted to ViewMate to see whether these were
decipherable. Any help transcribing these and translating the letter
would be very helpful.

There is another issue here: The photocopies all have the heading
containing the word "Duplicat" on them. As these photocopies copied
old documents (according to the script used), I was wondering why the
registrar had duplicates and where the actual originals might be...

The attached letter is VM8889 or directly at address:
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=8889

One of the photocopies is VM8890 or directly at address:
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=8890
This one also has additional writing at the bottom that is interesting
to me. Unfortunately, some of the additional writing was truncated in
the photocopy.

Another of the photocopies is VM8891 or directly at address:
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=8891. This
one is not a "Duplicat" but >from the original books and dated 1830.

The first names on these can be Herman/Hertz and Seligman but could be
others as well... Thanks in advance for any insights or help,
Please reply to me privately at: Tamar.Amit@gmail.com

Tamar Amit, Givatayim, Israel <tamar.amit@gmail.com>

Researching:
APT, GOTTLIEB >from Grebenau, Lauterebach, Niederaula all in Hesse.


German SIG #Germany Help deciphering old German - GOTTLIEB of Grebenau #germany

Tamar Amit <tamar.amit@...>
 

Hello fellow Siggers,

A few months ago I wrote to Grebenau, Hesse the village where my
Grandfather's family, the GOTTLIEBs originated. I had asked for
information about the family with a list of individuals and dates
attached to help.
I received >from the village/town registrar a hand written letter along
with some photocopies and extracts of marriage and birth records.

I had "examples" posted to ViewMate to see whether these were
decipherable. Any help transcribing these and translating the letter
would be very helpful.

There is another issue here: The photocopies all have the heading
containing the word "Duplicat" on them. As these photocopies copied
old documents (according to the script used), I was wondering why the
registrar had duplicates and where the actual originals might be...

The attached letter is VM8889 or directly at address:
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=8889

One of the photocopies is VM8890 or directly at address:
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=8890
This one also has additional writing at the bottom that is interesting
to me. Unfortunately, some of the additional writing was truncated in
the photocopy.

Another of the photocopies is VM8891 or directly at address:
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=8891. This
one is not a "Duplicat" but >from the original books and dated 1830.

The first names on these can be Herman/Hertz and Seligman but could be
others as well... Thanks in advance for any insights or help,
Please reply to me privately at: Tamar.Amit@gmail.com

Tamar Amit, Givatayim, Israel <tamar.amit@gmail.com>

Researching:
APT, GOTTLIEB >from Grebenau, Lauterebach, Niederaula all in Hesse.