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Max Kobre in my family (Modified by nwsgrp@mac.com) #belarus

nwsgrp@...
 

My father's uncle, David Bercowicz, who came >from Lipnishki, Lithuania,
arrived in the US in 1906 via Liverpool, England.
On the ship manifest, he stated that his contact was his brother, Meier
Berkowicz c/o Max Kobre at 40 Canal Street.

In my unsuccessful quest to figure out who Max Kobre was, I searched
for him in the 1910 city directory and found that Max resided at 43 E
123rd Street, and 40 Canal Street was the location of his employment
(bank).

I never understood the connection.

Thank you to all of you for this interesting topic.
I've always wondered who Max Kobre was!

Anita Berk
Reseaching:
BERKOWICZ - Dieveniskes, Lith
WOLPIANSKY - Lida, Belarus
MODERATOR NOTE: This thread is now closed.


Belarus SIG #Belarus Max Kobre in my family (Modified by nwsgrp@mac.com) #belarus

nwsgrp@...
 

My father's uncle, David Bercowicz, who came >from Lipnishki, Lithuania,
arrived in the US in 1906 via Liverpool, England.
On the ship manifest, he stated that his contact was his brother, Meier
Berkowicz c/o Max Kobre at 40 Canal Street.

In my unsuccessful quest to figure out who Max Kobre was, I searched
for him in the 1910 city directory and found that Max resided at 43 E
123rd Street, and 40 Canal Street was the location of his employment
(bank).

I never understood the connection.

Thank you to all of you for this interesting topic.
I've always wondered who Max Kobre was!

Anita Berk
Reseaching:
BERKOWICZ - Dieveniskes, Lith
WOLPIANSKY - Lida, Belarus
MODERATOR NOTE: This thread is now closed.


Naomi Fatouros - Contributions to the DG #belarus

David M. Fox <davefox73@...>
 

Over the years Naomi Fatouros has respond to research questions >from other
SIG members with well thought out and knowledgeable responses. I would like
to publicly thank her for her contributions to the SIG discussion group. I
hope that more of our SIG members will participate in the DG by asking and
answering questions and sharing their knowledge with the group.

Dave
--
David Fox
Mail to: davefox73@earthlink.net
Belarus SIG Coordinator
Arnold, MD USA
http://www.jewishgen.org/belarus


Belarus SIG #Belarus Naomi Fatouros - Contributions to the DG #belarus

David M. Fox <davefox73@...>
 

Over the years Naomi Fatouros has respond to research questions >from other
SIG members with well thought out and knowledgeable responses. I would like
to publicly thank her for her contributions to the SIG discussion group. I
hope that more of our SIG members will participate in the DG by asking and
answering questions and sharing their knowledge with the group.

Dave
--
David Fox
Mail to: davefox73@earthlink.net
Belarus SIG Coordinator
Arnold, MD USA
http://www.jewishgen.org/belarus


M ABRAMOWITZ Worcester Mass from Rokiskis #general

Rosalind
 

Dear Genners,

I have traced Mikhla ABRAMOWITZ (b 1878)and two daughters Raiza Dvoira (b
1903) and Taube Lesha(b1904) to Ellis Island 1908 where they were to join
husband/father M Abramowitz c/o Ogulnik 52 Winter St Worcester Mass.
I have tried all manner of creative names for the father who was Shevel
Mowsha Abramowitch in Rokiskis Lithuania. And found nothing significant.
Even my 95 year old cousin, their cousin too, has never heard of them.
I would expect him to be a scholarly type , a minister or chazzan or Hebrew
teacher. Just a guess.
Does someone have any information about them?
Thank you
Ros Romem
Jerusalem


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen M ABRAMOWITZ Worcester Mass from Rokiskis #general

Rosalind
 

Dear Genners,

I have traced Mikhla ABRAMOWITZ (b 1878)and two daughters Raiza Dvoira (b
1903) and Taube Lesha(b1904) to Ellis Island 1908 where they were to join
husband/father M Abramowitz c/o Ogulnik 52 Winter St Worcester Mass.
I have tried all manner of creative names for the father who was Shevel
Mowsha Abramowitch in Rokiskis Lithuania. And found nothing significant.
Even my 95 year old cousin, their cousin too, has never heard of them.
I would expect him to be a scholarly type , a minister or chazzan or Hebrew
teacher. Just a guess.
Does someone have any information about them?
Thank you
Ros Romem
Jerusalem


William Henry ADLER and Myra Rosa RAOUL-DUVAL (ADLER) - Translation #france

Caroline <cfb@...>
 

Dear All,
I've recently started researching my great, great-grandfather's genealogy,
William Henry ADLER (a German Jew). I am trying to discover whether his
sons and daughters were practising Jews, along with further information
about the family.

So far I know the 1901 Census lists him as:

William H. ADLER, Head, 56, living on own means, born in Germany,
naturalized Br. subject
Cacelia E. Wife, 47, born in Orange Free State (Africa)
Cecil G. Son, 25, articles clerk, born in Orange Free State
Benjamin H. Son, 22, 2nd Lt. in 4th Batt. Royal Fusilliers, born in
Durban, Natal (Africa)
Myra R. Daughter, 20, born London, S. Kensington
Ruby Daughter in law, 27, born in Durban, Natal

Myra Rosa, his daughter then married Roger Raoul-Duval, a French man (my
great-grandfather). I would like to try and find out whether Myra was a
practicing Jew. If she was, this means her grandson (my father) was a Jew!

I have managed to find a genealogy listing about Roger Raoul-Duval's
family - which also lists Myra. However, I'm sorry to say I don't speak
French and was wondering whether anyone might be able to direct me to a
French translator/or be willing to help? I have tried an online translating
machine, however, the abreviations result in a bit of a jumble of letters.

The ADLERS/RAOUL-DUVALS seem to have a very multi-cultural background,
however, it's the practising of the Jewish faith which is my main interest
just now.

With many thanks,
Caroline Faunce-Brown
cfb@pobox.com

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French SIG #France William Henry ADLER and Myra Rosa RAOUL-DUVAL (ADLER) - Translation #france

Caroline <cfb@...>
 

Dear All,
I've recently started researching my great, great-grandfather's genealogy,
William Henry ADLER (a German Jew). I am trying to discover whether his
sons and daughters were practising Jews, along with further information
about the family.

So far I know the 1901 Census lists him as:

William H. ADLER, Head, 56, living on own means, born in Germany,
naturalized Br. subject
Cacelia E. Wife, 47, born in Orange Free State (Africa)
Cecil G. Son, 25, articles clerk, born in Orange Free State
Benjamin H. Son, 22, 2nd Lt. in 4th Batt. Royal Fusilliers, born in
Durban, Natal (Africa)
Myra R. Daughter, 20, born London, S. Kensington
Ruby Daughter in law, 27, born in Durban, Natal

Myra Rosa, his daughter then married Roger Raoul-Duval, a French man (my
great-grandfather). I would like to try and find out whether Myra was a
practicing Jew. If she was, this means her grandson (my father) was a Jew!

I have managed to find a genealogy listing about Roger Raoul-Duval's
family - which also lists Myra. However, I'm sorry to say I don't speak
French and was wondering whether anyone might be able to direct me to a
French translator/or be willing to help? I have tried an online translating
machine, however, the abreviations result in a bit of a jumble of letters.

The ADLERS/RAOUL-DUVALS seem to have a very multi-cultural background,
however, it's the practising of the Jewish faith which is my main interest
just now.

With many thanks,
Caroline Faunce-Brown
cfb@pobox.com

MODERATOR NOTE: Please include your place of residence
(Country, state or city) in your signature. It can help
to provide you with more accurate and nearby sources of help!


Re: bialystok digest: July 21, 2004 #poland

Greenberger <greenberger@...>
 

I was in Jerusalem during July and attended the SIG meeting for Bialystok at
the conference which I found very interesting. At the meeting I sat next to
2 ladies who were looking for family in Australia, I found the person they
were looking for but unfortunately I have mislaid the business card they
card give with their details. I was wondering if you could post this note on
the site so that they could contact me with their details.
Thanking you in anticipation

Aviva Greenberger
Melbourne, Australia


BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland RE: bialystok digest: July 21, 2004 #poland

Greenberger <greenberger@...>
 

I was in Jerusalem during July and attended the SIG meeting for Bialystok at
the conference which I found very interesting. At the meeting I sat next to
2 ladies who were looking for family in Australia, I found the person they
were looking for but unfortunately I have mislaid the business card they
card give with their details. I was wondering if you could post this note on
the site so that they could contact me with their details.
Thanking you in anticipation

Aviva Greenberger
Melbourne, Australia


Re: Max Kobre Bank #belarus

Teresa Delikat <flott_genealogy@...>
 

To those on the list inquiring about Max Kobre and his
bank:

I have been in email contact for some time with Jon, a
great-grandson of Max Kobre.

Jon told me that Max Kobre was in the banking
business and that Max used to sell passage back to
Europe while Max's family used to sell passage to
America.

I will forward the digest to Jon and will post his
reply to the list, if permitted to do so.

Emails >from Jon also confirm that Max did die in 1916.

Teresa Delikat
Pennsylvania, USA
MODERATOR NOTE: Third party messages are not allowed; however you can paraphrase
or quote with the author's permission.


Belarus SIG #Belarus RE: Max Kobre Bank #belarus

Teresa Delikat <flott_genealogy@...>
 

To those on the list inquiring about Max Kobre and his
bank:

I have been in email contact for some time with Jon, a
great-grandson of Max Kobre.

Jon told me that Max Kobre was in the banking
business and that Max used to sell passage back to
Europe while Max's family used to sell passage to
America.

I will forward the digest to Jon and will post his
reply to the list, if permitted to do so.

Emails >from Jon also confirm that Max did die in 1916.

Teresa Delikat
Pennsylvania, USA
MODERATOR NOTE: Third party messages are not allowed; however you can paraphrase
or quote with the author's permission.


PAWA, DUNBEK/DUBEK, YATKOWSKI, RAVINISH, KANTROWITZ #poland

Adam Kissel <kissel@...>
 

Wow, with such good fortune on the Kizelstein side of my family, I'm
trying again.

1. Joseph KIZELSTEIN (b. about 1870) married Lena PAWA, whose sisters
were Yetta and Sarah and one other. Lena was born about 1873 and
emigrated about 1886 or 1888. The PAWA family and Kizelstein family
were >from the same area, as was Yetta's husband, Aaron Davis
Finklestein, whose original name was reportedly DUNBEK or DUBEK. Yetta
had seven children (I know their names) including Max, who married
Ruby, who was related to a woman named Helena RUBENSTEIN.

2. My recently late grandmother said that her parents' hometown was
"Vugge," Poland (that's how it sounded)--spelled something like
"Logzski"--a border town with the Russian border, wherever it was circa
1895. These fragments don't add up to anything for me . . . any help=
on the town? Could she possibly have meant as far away as Lodz?

According to her story, they immigrated >from there about 1895. Her
father was Joseph or Jacob YATKOWSKI. Her mother was Nellie RAVINISH
or (as my parents once recorded) KANTROWITZ. One of her parents had
two sisters, Mary (married a man named Israel) and Rachel.

Joseph/Jacob and Nellie had several children in New York, including
Sadie/Sadye, who married Charles DURBEN.

Thanks again for any info on the town or these surnames.

Adam Kissel


BialyGen: Bialystok Region #Bialystok #Poland PAWA, DUNBEK/DUBEK, YATKOWSKI, RAVINISH, KANTROWITZ #poland

Adam Kissel <kissel@...>
 

Wow, with such good fortune on the Kizelstein side of my family, I'm
trying again.

1. Joseph KIZELSTEIN (b. about 1870) married Lena PAWA, whose sisters
were Yetta and Sarah and one other. Lena was born about 1873 and
emigrated about 1886 or 1888. The PAWA family and Kizelstein family
were >from the same area, as was Yetta's husband, Aaron Davis
Finklestein, whose original name was reportedly DUNBEK or DUBEK. Yetta
had seven children (I know their names) including Max, who married
Ruby, who was related to a woman named Helena RUBENSTEIN.

2. My recently late grandmother said that her parents' hometown was
"Vugge," Poland (that's how it sounded)--spelled something like
"Logzski"--a border town with the Russian border, wherever it was circa
1895. These fragments don't add up to anything for me . . . any help=
on the town? Could she possibly have meant as far away as Lodz?

According to her story, they immigrated >from there about 1895. Her
father was Joseph or Jacob YATKOWSKI. Her mother was Nellie RAVINISH
or (as my parents once recorded) KANTROWITZ. One of her parents had
two sisters, Mary (married a man named Israel) and Rachel.

Joseph/Jacob and Nellie had several children in New York, including
Sadie/Sadye, who married Charles DURBEN.

Thanks again for any info on the town or these surnames.

Adam Kissel


Re: 18th Century Grand Duchy of Lithuania Project #lithuania

hrhode
 

I have the 1765 Kovna and Viljiampole/Slobodka Censuses and would be happy
to contribute copies to this project.

Do you also have census materials for Pasval and Birzh?

Thanks,

Harold Rhode

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Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Re: 18th Century Grand Duchy of Lithuania Project #lithuania

hrhode
 

I have the 1765 Kovna and Viljiampole/Slobodka Censuses and would be happy
to contribute copies to this project.

Do you also have census materials for Pasval and Birzh?

Thanks,

Harold Rhode

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please respond privately.


SKLAR SCLAR family Worcester Mass #belarus

Vivian Levensohn <vivian@...>
 

Dear Genners,

After receiving no responses to my posting on the Family Finder, I am
appealing to the discussion groups about my SCLAR SKLAR family from
Worcester, Massachusetts. Perhaps you know this family – >from Temple,
from growing up with one of them, professionally - and could put them in
touch with me.

In the early 1900’s the family seemed to use the names SCLAR and SKLAR
interchangeably; I think they settled on “SCLAR,” so I’ll use that name
here.

Morris SCLAR was born about 1886 in the Vilnius area of Lithuania,
probably Moletai. He was a tailor. He arrived in the US in about 1907.
By 1910 he was living in Worcester, with his wife, Ida.

Their nine children, with approximate birth dates, were:

--- Harry 1909
--- Bessie 1911
--- Benjamin 1913 (died at age 20)
--- Annie 1914
--- Jennie 1916
--- Hyman 1918
--- Fannie 1919
--- Abraham 1921
--- Esther 1923

Between 1910 and 1930, at least, the family lived at 16 Brown Street in
Worcester.

My relationship to this family: Morris was the older brother of my
grandfather, Alex SKLAROFF. Alex (who may have been also known as
Nathan), also a tailor, came to the US in 1914 and went to live with
Morris and his family.

Some sort of falling out occurred. Alex left, settled in Cincinnati, and,
as far as I know, never had any further contact with his brother, Morris.

Morris had another brother, Abraham SKLAR, who also first came to
Worcester but, by 1920, was living in Philadelphia. Abe SKLAR was a
furrier with two daughters, Sylvia (who changed her name to Vivien) and
Esther. I also do not know what became of this family; the last contact I
know of between them and my branch of the family was in the 1950’s.

Please contact me privately at vivian@nconnect.net.

Sincerely,

Vivian Levensohn
Hustisford, WI

Researching: Lithuania, Cincinnati, Worcester, Philly - SCLAR, SKLAR,
SKLAROFF BERMAN or BERLIN; Kiev – LEVENSOHN, HECHT; Mogilev, Cincinnati,
Louisville - GERTZMAN, GERTSMAN, HERTZMAN, SHIK; Odessa - GRINKER,
KAMINSKY, KAMIN, HALEVI; Baltimore - KOHN; New York City - SHAFFER;
Ekaterinoslav, Cincinnati - EINHORN;


Belarus SIG #Belarus SKLAR SCLAR family Worcester Mass #belarus

Vivian Levensohn <vivian@...>
 

Dear Genners,

After receiving no responses to my posting on the Family Finder, I am
appealing to the discussion groups about my SCLAR SKLAR family from
Worcester, Massachusetts. Perhaps you know this family – >from Temple,
from growing up with one of them, professionally - and could put them in
touch with me.

In the early 1900’s the family seemed to use the names SCLAR and SKLAR
interchangeably; I think they settled on “SCLAR,” so I’ll use that name
here.

Morris SCLAR was born about 1886 in the Vilnius area of Lithuania,
probably Moletai. He was a tailor. He arrived in the US in about 1907.
By 1910 he was living in Worcester, with his wife, Ida.

Their nine children, with approximate birth dates, were:

--- Harry 1909
--- Bessie 1911
--- Benjamin 1913 (died at age 20)
--- Annie 1914
--- Jennie 1916
--- Hyman 1918
--- Fannie 1919
--- Abraham 1921
--- Esther 1923

Between 1910 and 1930, at least, the family lived at 16 Brown Street in
Worcester.

My relationship to this family: Morris was the older brother of my
grandfather, Alex SKLAROFF. Alex (who may have been also known as
Nathan), also a tailor, came to the US in 1914 and went to live with
Morris and his family.

Some sort of falling out occurred. Alex left, settled in Cincinnati, and,
as far as I know, never had any further contact with his brother, Morris.

Morris had another brother, Abraham SKLAR, who also first came to
Worcester but, by 1920, was living in Philadelphia. Abe SKLAR was a
furrier with two daughters, Sylvia (who changed her name to Vivien) and
Esther. I also do not know what became of this family; the last contact I
know of between them and my branch of the family was in the 1950’s.

Please contact me privately at vivian@nconnect.net.

Sincerely,

Vivian Levensohn
Hustisford, WI

Researching: Lithuania, Cincinnati, Worcester, Philly - SCLAR, SKLAR,
SKLAROFF BERMAN or BERLIN; Kiev – LEVENSOHN, HECHT; Mogilev, Cincinnati,
Louisville - GERTZMAN, GERTSMAN, HERTZMAN, SHIK; Odessa - GRINKER,
KAMINSKY, KAMIN, HALEVI; Baltimore - KOHN; New York City - SHAFFER;
Ekaterinoslav, Cincinnati - EINHORN;


Jewish Hospital and Orphan Asylum Schools #general

NJ55TURTLE@...
 

Hello,

I'm trying to find any and all information on a Morris PICHOLS, born in Cape
Colony (South Africa), age 7, and living at the Jew's (Jewish) Hospital and
Orphan Asylum Schools, according to the 1901 England and Wales Census.

I am also interested in learning if this school still exist? In 1901, it's
location was Knights Mill Road, West Norwood S.K., in the civil Parish of
Lambeth, ecclesiastical Parish of St. Luke, borough of Lambeth and ward of
Norwood. If it does, could someone supply me with a current name and address?
If it doesn't, can someone tell me where I might find it's records and the
address, so I might find more out about this boy?

Thanks for your help in advance.


Stephen Pickholtz
Tabernacle, New Jersey
USA


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Jewish Hospital and Orphan Asylum Schools #general

NJ55TURTLE@...
 

Hello,

I'm trying to find any and all information on a Morris PICHOLS, born in Cape
Colony (South Africa), age 7, and living at the Jew's (Jewish) Hospital and
Orphan Asylum Schools, according to the 1901 England and Wales Census.

I am also interested in learning if this school still exist? In 1901, it's
location was Knights Mill Road, West Norwood S.K., in the civil Parish of
Lambeth, ecclesiastical Parish of St. Luke, borough of Lambeth and ward of
Norwood. If it does, could someone supply me with a current name and address?
If it doesn't, can someone tell me where I might find it's records and the
address, so I might find more out about this boy?

Thanks for your help in advance.


Stephen Pickholtz
Tabernacle, New Jersey
USA