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Looking for more information on my family history #germany

urie2@...
 

Hi all; my interest in joining this site is similar to most of you, looking
for information on my family's past history.

where it differs is in the details, which are below;

I am the son of two holocaust survivors. Both of my parents were the only
members of their individual families to survive. they decided on the need
to leave Germany, and start a new life in the USA.

The town they left is called Amoneburg located near Marburg.

My fathers name was Siegfried Stern, and my mother, who is still living,
Minna Buxbaum and was born in Fulda.

Urie Stern >from New York City, JewishGen ID#823963


German SIG #Germany Looking for more information on my family history #germany

urie2@...
 

Hi all; my interest in joining this site is similar to most of you, looking
for information on my family's past history.

where it differs is in the details, which are below;

I am the son of two holocaust survivors. Both of my parents were the only
members of their individual families to survive. they decided on the need
to leave Germany, and start a new life in the USA.

The town they left is called Amoneburg located near Marburg.

My fathers name was Siegfried Stern, and my mother, who is still living,
Minna Buxbaum and was born in Fulda.

Urie Stern >from New York City, JewishGen ID#823963


Homepage of the Jewish Bekescsaba #hungary

g_hirsch@...
 

Dear H-SIG-ers

may be some of you might be interested, I created with Peter Farkas (son of
Marianne Farkas) a homepage of the Jewish Bekescsaba, in Hungarian, German and
English, it contains a short description of the past, fotos, lists and also view
of the memorial wall of the victims of the town and some surrounding communities. You can find the site under

https://jewish-bekescsaba.com/

all the best
Gabor Hirsch

Moderator: Gabor, why not move this to a JewishGen KehilaLinks website for Bekescsaba??


Alternative to LDS source for records: Bardudvarnok, Gyongyos #hungary

Alicia Weiss
 

Greetings, I have been quite fortunate in finding records >from many
towns through LDS, either on FamilySearch or at a Family HIstory
Center, thus have become rather spoiled. I recently found a lead to
new line of family >from Bardudvarnok, Somogy megye. Civil
registrations available through LDS do not include the timespan of
interest. Similarly, while FamilySearch has many records for
Gyongyos, Heves megye, the collection inconveniently omits the years I
need.

Any and all suggestions for alternative ways to access records (of any
sort) >from these towns would be gratefully received.

Thanks in advance,
Alicia Weiss
Researching WEISS/WEIS, POLLAK, MAUTHNER/MAUTNER; KUNDLER,
LAUSCH/LAUSH, HOENIG; STEINER, BRAUN, FREI


Hungary SIG #Hungary Homepage of the Jewish Bekescsaba #hungary

g_hirsch@...
 

Dear H-SIG-ers

may be some of you might be interested, I created with Peter Farkas (son of
Marianne Farkas) a homepage of the Jewish Bekescsaba, in Hungarian, German and
English, it contains a short description of the past, fotos, lists and also view
of the memorial wall of the victims of the town and some surrounding communities. You can find the site under

https://jewish-bekescsaba.com/

all the best
Gabor Hirsch

Moderator: Gabor, why not move this to a JewishGen KehilaLinks website for Bekescsaba??


Hungary SIG #Hungary Alternative to LDS source for records: Bardudvarnok, Gyongyos #hungary

Alicia Weiss
 

Greetings, I have been quite fortunate in finding records >from many
towns through LDS, either on FamilySearch or at a Family HIstory
Center, thus have become rather spoiled. I recently found a lead to
new line of family >from Bardudvarnok, Somogy megye. Civil
registrations available through LDS do not include the timespan of
interest. Similarly, while FamilySearch has many records for
Gyongyos, Heves megye, the collection inconveniently omits the years I
need.

Any and all suggestions for alternative ways to access records (of any
sort) >from these towns would be gratefully received.

Thanks in advance,
Alicia Weiss
Researching WEISS/WEIS, POLLAK, MAUTHNER/MAUTNER; KUNDLER,
LAUSCH/LAUSH, HOENIG; STEINER, BRAUN, FREI


ViewMate help - Russian #general

charles goldenzon
 

Hello, I seek help in identifying the age of a deceased child on her
death record. The record indicates she was 3, but I was not told
whether it is days, months or years.

The image can be found on
https://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=72455

Regards,

Charles Goldenzon
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

MODERATOR NOTE: Please reply privately or on the ViewMate response form.


ViewMate translation request - Russian #lodz #poland

annette bagle <annette.bagle@...>
 

Hi All
I previously requested translation of a Lodz registration Card and as
aresult found a previously unknown family member, Roza Wajnkranc.
This prompted me to write to the State Archive in Lodz and was
thrilled to receive 13 documents related to this family but they had
nothing for Roza. She was 12 years old in 1920 - can anyone suggest
where else I could look?

I would be grateful for a translation of the first five documents
which look like Russian to me.

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM72532

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM72533

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM72534

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM72535

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM72536

Regards and Purim hag sameach

Annette
(WAJNKRANC, TYBSTAJN, MIKLER, ZAJDMAN Lodz/Brzeziny)

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please respond privately or on the Viewmate form.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen ViewMate help - Russian #general

charles goldenzon
 

Hello, I seek help in identifying the age of a deceased child on her
death record. The record indicates she was 3, but I was not told
whether it is days, months or years.

The image can be found on
https://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=72455

Regards,

Charles Goldenzon
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

MODERATOR NOTE: Please reply privately or on the ViewMate response form.


Lodz Area Research Group #Lodz #Poland ViewMate translation request - Russian #lodz #poland

annette bagle <annette.bagle@...>
 

Hi All
I previously requested translation of a Lodz registration Card and as
aresult found a previously unknown family member, Roza Wajnkranc.
This prompted me to write to the State Archive in Lodz and was
thrilled to receive 13 documents related to this family but they had
nothing for Roza. She was 12 years old in 1920 - can anyone suggest
where else I could look?

I would be grateful for a translation of the first five documents
which look like Russian to me.

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM72532

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM72533

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM72534

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM72535

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM72536

Regards and Purim hag sameach

Annette
(WAJNKRANC, TYBSTAJN, MIKLER, ZAJDMAN Lodz/Brzeziny)

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please respond privately or on the Viewmate form.


Russian names #lithuania

Angie Elfassi
 

Hi,

On certain records for an ancestor it says Gessel or Hessel
(sometimes with only one 's'). But then we encountered records
that say Kushel.

Could these three options be the same name/person?

Thanks in advance
Regards
Angie Elfassi
Israel

Searching:
RAYKH-ZELIGMAN/RICHMAN, Stakliskes, Lithuania/Leeds
COHEN, Sakiai, Lithuania/Leeds
MAGIDOWITZ, Jurbarkas, Lithuania/Leeds
KASSIMOFF, Rezekne, Latvia/Leeds
ITMAN, Stakliskes, Lithuania/USA


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Russian names #lithuania

Angie Elfassi
 

Hi,

On certain records for an ancestor it says Gessel or Hessel
(sometimes with only one 's'). But then we encountered records
that say Kushel.

Could these three options be the same name/person?

Thanks in advance
Regards
Angie Elfassi
Israel

Searching:
RAYKH-ZELIGMAN/RICHMAN, Stakliskes, Lithuania/Leeds
COHEN, Sakiai, Lithuania/Leeds
MAGIDOWITZ, Jurbarkas, Lithuania/Leeds
KASSIMOFF, Rezekne, Latvia/Leeds
ITMAN, Stakliskes, Lithuania/USA


Re: GRABER of Sanok, Galicia #galicia

Phyllis Kramer
 

Joseph Walder asked for "suggestions for archival research about my
GRABER/GRAEBER ancestors of Sanok
First, i would do a single-surname search for GREBERs in the Sanok
area...try to connect the families >from the various sources. Those
family trees will almost certainly be tied to yours eventually, and
you may find connections with living descendants with the same
genealogical interests. Once found, DNA autosomal testing is another
way to corroborate the descendant connections.

Next, try the JRI-Pl database, as they have online: Polish State Archives
Location Years Available Indexed Years Online Type Status
Archive 60 Fond 421 1890 - 1906 M
Archive 60 Fond 424 1864 1864 B
Archive 60 Fond 424 1867 1867 B
Archive 60 Fond 424 1869 - 1913 1869 - 1905 B
...although JRI=PL doesnt seem to have the later birth records.

next, Joseph, try the Sanok Archives in the Polish National Digital Archives.
For research in the Polish National Digital Archives (NDA) for Western
Galicia. I would suggest that it is easier to research these archives
directly with four tools:
...Howard Fink's NDA Guide for JRI-Poland , which can be downloaded
from http://jri-poland.org/help/NDA_Guide.pdf. It gives step by step
instructions.
...JRI-PL's galician vital record titles
translated...http://jri-poland.org/galicia/GalicianVitalRecords_Titles_Nov2002.pdf,
...Google translate for translating data within the records, and
...Chrome for translating web pages, titles, search commands.
I usually begin by going directly to the NDA at
https://szukajwarchiwach.pl/ and key in a town name and a polish word
for Jewish Records (Hebrajski or Hebrew, Israel or izraelickie, Jewish
or Juden, Mojzesz or Zydow); each record collection uses different
titles. You can use asterisks as wildcards at the end of any term.
Then i click scans only, to reduce the number of results, then i use
Chrome to translate the titles of the results.

Within the NDA i did see this item for GREBER but it was not
scanned...outline of the woodshedery of mojzesz Greber >from 1878
I did see this file of scanned documents: Book of Births of Sanok
1906-1913...these are 140 scanned pages in polish.Next is the really
hard part...slogging thru the unindexed records...but wow if you find
something!

And, by the way, check out the April Galicia course on
www.jewishgen.org/education!
Happy Hunting!
Phyllis Kramer, New York City, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla
V.P.Education, JewishGen Inc: https://www.JewishGen.org/education
Researching (all Galicia) ...KRAMER, BEIM >from Jasienica Rosielna
...SCHEINER, KANDEL >from Strzyzow & Dubiecko ...LINDNER, EICHEL from
Rohatyn, Burstyn
...STECHER, TRACHMAN >from Nowy Zmigrod, Dukla
family web site: https://KehilaLinks.JewishGen.org/Krosno/Kramer.htm
"Genealogy without sources is mythology"


JRI Poland #Poland re: GRABER of Sanok, Galicia #poland

Phyllis Kramer
 

Joseph Walder asked for "suggestions for archival research about my
GRABER/GRAEBER ancestors of Sanok
First, i would do a single-surname search for GREBERs in the Sanok
area...try to connect the families >from the various sources. Those
family trees will almost certainly be tied to yours eventually, and
you may find connections with living descendants with the same
genealogical interests. Once found, DNA autosomal testing is another
way to corroborate the descendant connections.

Next, try the JRI-Pl database, as they have online: Polish State Archives
Location Years Available Indexed Years Online Type Status
Archive 60 Fond 421 1890 - 1906 M
Archive 60 Fond 424 1864 1864 B
Archive 60 Fond 424 1867 1867 B
Archive 60 Fond 424 1869 - 1913 1869 - 1905 B
...although JRI=PL doesnt seem to have the later birth records.

next, Joseph, try the Sanok Archives in the Polish National Digital Archives.
For research in the Polish National Digital Archives (NDA) for Western
Galicia. I would suggest that it is easier to research these archives
directly with four tools:
...Howard Fink's NDA Guide for JRI-Poland , which can be downloaded
from http://jri-poland.org/help/NDA_Guide.pdf. It gives step by step
instructions.
...JRI-PL's galician vital record titles
translated...http://jri-poland.org/galicia/GalicianVitalRecords_Titles_Nov2002.pdf,
...Google translate for translating data within the records, and
...Chrome for translating web pages, titles, search commands.
I usually begin by going directly to the NDA at
https://szukajwarchiwach.pl/ and key in a town name and a polish word
for Jewish Records (Hebrajski or Hebrew, Israel or izraelickie, Jewish
or Juden, Mojzesz or Zydow); each record collection uses different
titles. You can use asterisks as wildcards at the end of any term.
Then i click scans only, to reduce the number of results, then i use
Chrome to translate the titles of the results.

Within the NDA i did see this item for GREBER but it was not
scanned...outline of the woodshedery of mojzesz Greber >from 1878
I did see this file of scanned documents: Book of Births of Sanok
1906-1913...these are 140 scanned pages in polish.Next is the really
hard part...slogging thru the unindexed records...but wow if you find
something!

And, by the way, check out the April Galicia course on
www.jewishgen.org/education!
Happy Hunting!
Phyllis Kramer, New York City, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla
V.P.Education, JewishGen Inc: https://www.JewishGen.org/education
Researching (all Galicia) ...KRAMER, BEIM >from Jasienica Rosielna
...SCHEINER, KANDEL >from Strzyzow & Dubiecko ...LINDNER, EICHEL from
Rohatyn, Burstyn
...STECHER, TRACHMAN >from Nowy Zmigrod, Dukla
family web site: https://KehilaLinks.JewishGen.org/Krosno/Kramer.htm
"Genealogy without sources is mythology"


Searching for family #poland

xan madera
 

hello JRI-Poland,

I'm searching for contacts in the region of
Wronki near Poznan :
the names are Grundmann and Kroll
and for the names Braunholz/Braunholc
in the region of Krasnik/Lublin+Lodz.
also for Braunholtz/Braunhold/Brunold/Brangolc/Brunault.
and for the name Hetzer/Hezer + Getzer/Gezer

thank you
Jan Braunholz

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please respond privately with family
information. Suggestions for research methods and
resources may be shared with the list.


JRI Poland #Poland Searching for family #poland

xan madera
 

hello JRI-Poland,

I'm searching for contacts in the region of
Wronki near Poznan :
the names are Grundmann and Kroll
and for the names Braunholz/Braunholc
in the region of Krasnik/Lublin+Lodz.
also for Braunholtz/Braunhold/Brunold/Brangolc/Brunault.
and for the name Hetzer/Hezer + Getzer/Gezer

thank you
Jan Braunholz

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please respond privately with family
information. Suggestions for research methods and
resources may be shared with the list.


JGSNY Meeting Sunday, March 24 #belarus

Harriet Mayer
 

Jewish Genealogical Society New York Meeting
Sunday, March 24 at 2 PM
at the Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th St. New York

Program: "Life Under the Tsars: Registration, Residence and Exit Routes"
Speaker: Alan Shuchat

Records of the Russian Empire show that people often registered as citizens
of one town but lived in another.
What was the system of registration and residence permits under the tsars
and later in the Soviet Union
How were people divided into social estates? How did our ancestors obtain
steamship tickets and travel from
their shtetls to the steamship ports? To help trace our families before their
from the Russian Empire,
genealogist Alan Shuchat will discuss how these records and historical
knowledge help us trace our families
before they arrived here.

Alan Shuchat is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Wellesley College. He
has researched his family's
history for several decades and traced back to around 1800. He coordinates
the Ukraine Special Interest Group
at the JGS of Greater Boston and is an instructor in its annual genealogy
course.

Free for JGSNY members; guests welcome, $5 at the door.

The Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute will be open >from 11 AM to 4 PM

More information available at our website: jgsny.org and at our Facebook
page.

Submitted by
Harriet Mayer
JGSNY VP Communications
New York NY


Belarus SIG #Belarus JGSNY Meeting Sunday, March 24 #belarus

Harriet Mayer
 

Jewish Genealogical Society New York Meeting
Sunday, March 24 at 2 PM
at the Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th St. New York

Program: "Life Under the Tsars: Registration, Residence and Exit Routes"
Speaker: Alan Shuchat

Records of the Russian Empire show that people often registered as citizens
of one town but lived in another.
What was the system of registration and residence permits under the tsars
and later in the Soviet Union
How were people divided into social estates? How did our ancestors obtain
steamship tickets and travel from
their shtetls to the steamship ports? To help trace our families before their
from the Russian Empire,
genealogist Alan Shuchat will discuss how these records and historical
knowledge help us trace our families
before they arrived here.

Alan Shuchat is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Wellesley College. He
has researched his family's
history for several decades and traced back to around 1800. He coordinates
the Ukraine Special Interest Group
at the JGS of Greater Boston and is an instructor in its annual genealogy
course.

Free for JGSNY members; guests welcome, $5 at the door.

The Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute will be open >from 11 AM to 4 PM

More information available at our website: jgsny.org and at our Facebook
page.

Submitted by
Harriet Mayer
JGSNY VP Communications
New York NY


Russian names #general

Angie Elfassi
 

Hi,

On certain records for an ancestor it says Gessel or Hessel (sometimes
with only one 's'). But then we encountered records that say Kushel.

Could these three options be the same name/person?

Thanks in advance
Regards
Angie Elfassi
Israel

Searching:
RAYKH-ZELIGMAN/RICHMAN, Stakliskes, Lithuania/Leeds
COHEN, Sakiai, Lithuania/Leeds
MAGIDOWITZ, Jurbarkas, Lithuania/Leeds
KASSIMOFF, Rezekne, Latvia/Leeds
ITMAN, Stakliskes, Lithuania/USA


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Russian names #general

Angie Elfassi
 

Hi,

On certain records for an ancestor it says Gessel or Hessel (sometimes
with only one 's'). But then we encountered records that say Kushel.

Could these three options be the same name/person?

Thanks in advance
Regards
Angie Elfassi
Israel

Searching:
RAYKH-ZELIGMAN/RICHMAN, Stakliskes, Lithuania/Leeds
COHEN, Sakiai, Lithuania/Leeds
MAGIDOWITZ, Jurbarkas, Lithuania/Leeds
KASSIMOFF, Rezekne, Latvia/Leeds
ITMAN, Stakliskes, Lithuania/USA

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