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Military draft in Galicia #general

Nicole Yossefi <nicole.y.de.c@...>
 

Hello to all
where can I find information about jewish military draft in Galicia 1900-1918?
and someone knows who would be drafted and for how many years was the
military service?
many thanks,
Nicole Yossefi.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Military draft in Galicia #general

Nicole Yossefi <nicole.y.de.c@...>
 

Hello to all
where can I find information about jewish military draft in Galicia 1900-1918?
and someone knows who would be drafted and for how many years was the
military service?
many thanks,
Nicole Yossefi.


Given Names Of Jewish Females In Damascus 1583-1909 #general

Abuwasta Abuwasta
 

Dear Genners and Siggers,

I just published a short article on this topic in Avotaynuonline.

Here is the link

http://www.avotaynuonline.com/2016/05/4452/

Jacob Rosen
Jerusalem


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Given Names Of Jewish Females In Damascus 1583-1909 #general

Abuwasta Abuwasta
 

Dear Genners and Siggers,

I just published a short article on this topic in Avotaynuonline.

Here is the link

http://www.avotaynuonline.com/2016/05/4452/

Jacob Rosen
Jerusalem


Louis SCHWARTZ, Hungary --> Manhattan #general

Joan
 

Hi,

Louis Schwartz, my great grandfather lived in Manhattan and passed away in
Manhattan after coming >from Hungary, I believe in around 1870 or so. The
only thing I really know about him is that he married twice, my
grandfather's mother was his second wife -- Rosie Weiss. I think I found
their marriage certificate -- says they married in 1885. By 1916 when my
grandfather enlisted in WWI, the city directory says his mother was a widow.
I have tried every database I can and can't find a death certificate or
burial place. Any suggestions?

Thanks

Joan Silverman
Reseaching: David GOLDBERG, Jacob SILVERMAN


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Louis SCHWARTZ, Hungary --> Manhattan #general

Joan
 

Hi,

Louis Schwartz, my great grandfather lived in Manhattan and passed away in
Manhattan after coming >from Hungary, I believe in around 1870 or so. The
only thing I really know about him is that he married twice, my
grandfather's mother was his second wife -- Rosie Weiss. I think I found
their marriage certificate -- says they married in 1885. By 1916 when my
grandfather enlisted in WWI, the city directory says his mother was a widow.
I have tried every database I can and can't find a death certificate or
burial place. Any suggestions?

Thanks

Joan Silverman
Reseaching: David GOLDBERG, Jacob SILVERMAN


Re: Sing Sing Execution: "Death Certificate & Burial"-- more questions #general

Ira Leviton
 

Dear Cousins,

Marilyn Robinson asked about obtaining a death certificate for somebody
who was executed in Sing Sing prison in Ossining, N.Y., in 1918.

There's no law against the town clerk in Ossining giving somebody a copy
of a death certificate at that time. Death certificates in New York are
public documents after 50 years. However, I'm not sure if there's any
requirement for town clerks to make death certificates available, since
they are available >from the New York State Department of Health. (I'm a
little surprised that the clerk simply said no, perhaps there was a
specific reason. But thinking like a bureaucrat behind a desk, not a
genealogist, I can envision this happening.)

The details for getting a death certificate >from the New York State
Department of Health are at

https://www.health.ny.gov/vital_records/genealogy.htm

First read the "Ordering a genealogy copy" section, and then print the
form in the section below that. If you don't have a printer, you can
request the form by mail. The National Archives branch in New York City
does *not* have these death certificates - they have only the index,
which gives the name, date, certificate number, and town.

Ira Leviton
New York, N.Y.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Sing Sing Execution: "Death Certificate & Burial"-- more questions #general

Ira Leviton
 

Dear Cousins,

Marilyn Robinson asked about obtaining a death certificate for somebody
who was executed in Sing Sing prison in Ossining, N.Y., in 1918.

There's no law against the town clerk in Ossining giving somebody a copy
of a death certificate at that time. Death certificates in New York are
public documents after 50 years. However, I'm not sure if there's any
requirement for town clerks to make death certificates available, since
they are available >from the New York State Department of Health. (I'm a
little surprised that the clerk simply said no, perhaps there was a
specific reason. But thinking like a bureaucrat behind a desk, not a
genealogist, I can envision this happening.)

The details for getting a death certificate >from the New York State
Department of Health are at

https://www.health.ny.gov/vital_records/genealogy.htm

First read the "Ordering a genealogy copy" section, and then print the
form in the section below that. If you don't have a printer, you can
request the form by mail. The National Archives branch in New York City
does *not* have these death certificates - they have only the index,
which gives the name, date, certificate number, and town.

Ira Leviton
New York, N.Y.


New Yizkor book excerpt on the JewishGen Facebook page #general

Bruce Drake <BDrake@...>
 

This week's excerpt is >from the book of Bendery in Moldova, titled
"Yehiel the Cobbler Teaches me Zionism." But the excerpt is not so
much about the politics of Zionism, but the yearning of an old man
for a better life. The writing is a poignant description of a town
character beloved by the children, and gives a feel for the life
of the shtetl at the time.

https://www.facebook.com/JewishGen.org/posts/1095125180509636:0

Bruce Drake
Silver Spring, MD

Researching: DRACH, EBERT, KIMMEL, ZLOTNICK
Towns: Wojnilow, Kovel


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen New Yizkor book excerpt on the JewishGen Facebook page #general

Bruce Drake <BDrake@...>
 

This week's excerpt is >from the book of Bendery in Moldova, titled
"Yehiel the Cobbler Teaches me Zionism." But the excerpt is not so
much about the politics of Zionism, but the yearning of an old man
for a better life. The writing is a poignant description of a town
character beloved by the children, and gives a feel for the life
of the shtetl at the time.

https://www.facebook.com/JewishGen.org/posts/1095125180509636:0

Bruce Drake
Silver Spring, MD

Researching: DRACH, EBERT, KIMMEL, ZLOTNICK
Towns: Wojnilow, Kovel


Researching Jacques VINITZKY #general

Lemberski Evelyne
 

I also research the religious proof of the bar mitzvah cousin of my
father. Jacques VINITZKY born 17/01/1928 in Paris,and the name of the
synagogue where It took place. The bar miztvah took place beetween
December 1940 and in 1941 in the 4th arrondissement to Paris. He
lived with his parents 30 street of Venise in Paris.

If you have information please contact me the following email address :
evelynelemberski@...

Evelyne Lemberski


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Researching Jacques VINITZKY #general

Lemberski Evelyne
 

I also research the religious proof of the bar mitzvah cousin of my
father. Jacques VINITZKY born 17/01/1928 in Paris,and the name of the
synagogue where It took place. The bar miztvah took place beetween
December 1940 and in 1941 in the 4th arrondissement to Paris. He
lived with his parents 30 street of Venise in Paris.

If you have information please contact me the following email address :
evelynelemberski@...

Evelyne Lemberski


Zabeln / Sabile 1889 LVSA Holdings #latvia

Nancy Levin
 

Hi - According to the "Jewish Holdings in the Latvian State
Historical Archives [LSHA]" which is posted on the Latvia SIG web
page, the LSHA has an Zabeln / Sabile 1889 list of Jews who
"originated not >from Courland."

This list does not appear to be included in the LSHA Raduraski site.

Has anyone ever seen this list? If yes, can you please tell me what
information is included in this list besides names?

Thank you.

Nancy Levin
Natick, MA
NCLevin1@...


Latvia SIG #Latvia Zabeln / Sabile 1889 LVSA Holdings #latvia

Nancy Levin
 

Hi - According to the "Jewish Holdings in the Latvian State
Historical Archives [LSHA]" which is posted on the Latvia SIG web
page, the LSHA has an Zabeln / Sabile 1889 list of Jews who
"originated not >from Courland."

This list does not appear to be included in the LSHA Raduraski site.

Has anyone ever seen this list? If yes, can you please tell me what
information is included in this list besides names?

Thank you.

Nancy Levin
Natick, MA
NCLevin1@...


Inferences from marker comparisons #dna

Ralph Baer
 

For several reasons, I had two of my fourth cousins take Y-chromosome
tests at the 37-marker level. That is, the three of us are great-great-
grandsons of three brothers, Abraham BAER, David BAER, and Lazarus BAER
(me). It turns out that I differ by a genetic distance of 3 and 4 >from
the two them, and they differ by 3 >from each other, which is more than
what would be expected.

On all but one marker where we don't all agree, two of us agree and one
doesn't. E.g., on marker one, our values are 12, 13, and 12. Would it
be a safe bet that the value common between the two us that agree is
also the value which our mutual great-great-great-grandfather, Marx
Nathan BAER had? I would think that even if two us had mutations in the
same marker in the last five generations, it would not be the same
mutation.

The marker where we all differ is #35. The three of us have in
combination with #34 values of 34-35-37, 34-35, and 34-38. Can anything
be said of what the most likely value for our mutual ancestor was?

It would be interesting if I could find a male-line descendant of the
last brother, Kaufmann BAER, of my great-great-grandfather.

Ralph N. BAER RalphNBaer@... Washington, DC


DNA Research #DNA Inferences from marker comparisons #dna

Ralph Baer
 

For several reasons, I had two of my fourth cousins take Y-chromosome
tests at the 37-marker level. That is, the three of us are great-great-
grandsons of three brothers, Abraham BAER, David BAER, and Lazarus BAER
(me). It turns out that I differ by a genetic distance of 3 and 4 >from
the two them, and they differ by 3 >from each other, which is more than
what would be expected.

On all but one marker where we don't all agree, two of us agree and one
doesn't. E.g., on marker one, our values are 12, 13, and 12. Would it
be a safe bet that the value common between the two us that agree is
also the value which our mutual great-great-great-grandfather, Marx
Nathan BAER had? I would think that even if two us had mutations in the
same marker in the last five generations, it would not be the same
mutation.

The marker where we all differ is #35. The three of us have in
combination with #34 values of 34-35-37, 34-35, and 34-38. Can anything
be said of what the most likely value for our mutual ancestor was?

It would be interesting if I could find a male-line descendant of the
last brother, Kaufmann BAER, of my great-great-grandfather.

Ralph N. BAER RalphNBaer@... Washington, DC


Re: Additions to the Bucovina Vital Records Database #romania

Merle Kastner <merlebk18@...>
 

This is excellent!
Many, many thanks for your diligent and valuable work to
Yossi, Martina, Edgar and Edna.

With great appreciation,
Merle Kstner

-----Original Message-----

Reisch
Sent: May-13-16 12:00 PM
To: JewishGen-RomSig; CZERNOWITZ-L
Subject: Re: dditions to the Bucovina Vital Records Database

Dear Friends,

I'm very pleased to announce another update to the Bucovina Vital Records
Project. With the addition of 1,235 Radauti death records (1877-1887),
188 Solka death records (1896-1910), and 314 Suceava marriage records
(1877-1887), we now have more than 17,290 records online. For their
careful, time-consuming efforts to transcribe these records into
electronic form, we again thank Yossi Yagur, Martina Lelgemann, Edgar
Hauster, and Edna Loebel.

The database is more completely described here, and you'll find a link
from this page to the Search page as well:
<http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Romania/BucovinaVRs.htm>

Good luck!
Bruce Reisch
Geneva, New York


Romania SIG #Romania RE: Additions to the Bucovina Vital Records Database #romania

Merle Kastner <merlebk18@...>
 

This is excellent!
Many, many thanks for your diligent and valuable work to
Yossi, Martina, Edgar and Edna.

With great appreciation,
Merle Kstner

-----Original Message-----

Reisch
Sent: May-13-16 12:00 PM
To: JewishGen-RomSig; CZERNOWITZ-L
Subject: Re: dditions to the Bucovina Vital Records Database

Dear Friends,

I'm very pleased to announce another update to the Bucovina Vital Records
Project. With the addition of 1,235 Radauti death records (1877-1887),
188 Solka death records (1896-1910), and 314 Suceava marriage records
(1877-1887), we now have more than 17,290 records online. For their
careful, time-consuming efforts to transcribe these records into
electronic form, we again thank Yossi Yagur, Martina Lelgemann, Edgar
Hauster, and Edna Loebel.

The database is more completely described here, and you'll find a link
from this page to the Search page as well:
<http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Romania/BucovinaVRs.htm>

Good luck!
Bruce Reisch
Geneva, New York


Re: religious marriage in France #france

capitetes@...
 

On 13 mai 2016, at 08:04,evelynelemberski@... wrote:

I seek proof of religious marriage of my paternal grandparents LEMBERSKI
and that of the sister of my grandmother. I wish also know the name of the
synagogue ....
I am answering publicly as it might be of use for other genners.

France is a "Republique Laique", a secular Republic,
meaning that only the civil marriage in the townhall are legally
recognized. Couples who so wish may orgnise a religious wedding
ceremony, but the religious authorities - be they Christian or Jewish -
would only officiate after the couple had produced the civil marriage
certificate. Hence, the religious marriage of your grandparents could
only have taken place after the civil ceremony, either the same day but
in the evening, or later.

While the civil marriage registries are kept in the respective town
halls, the religious certificate - the Ketoubah - is handed to the bride
and the registries are kept at the local Jewish Beit-Din (religious
court) archives. I do not know how many pre-WWII Such archives still
exist, but you might try the archives of the Parisian branch of the
Consistoire Israelite de France, marriage department, at
mariages@... and ask them whether and where trace your
grandparents marriage registration.

Good luck

Rivka

Rivka Schirman nee Moscisker
Paris, France
Searching:
MOSCISKER >from Brody, Budzynin, Buczacz, Okopy Szwietej Trojce, Krakow, Lwow),
WEISSMANN and REINSTEIN >from Okopy Szwietej Trojcy (Borszczow, Tarnopol)


French SIG #France Re: religious marriage in France #france

capitetes@...
 

On 13 mai 2016, at 08:04,evelynelemberski@... wrote:

I seek proof of religious marriage of my paternal grandparents LEMBERSKI
and that of the sister of my grandmother. I wish also know the name of the
synagogue ....
I am answering publicly as it might be of use for other genners.

France is a "Republique Laique", a secular Republic,
meaning that only the civil marriage in the townhall are legally
recognized. Couples who so wish may orgnise a religious wedding
ceremony, but the religious authorities - be they Christian or Jewish -
would only officiate after the couple had produced the civil marriage
certificate. Hence, the religious marriage of your grandparents could
only have taken place after the civil ceremony, either the same day but
in the evening, or later.

While the civil marriage registries are kept in the respective town
halls, the religious certificate - the Ketoubah - is handed to the bride
and the registries are kept at the local Jewish Beit-Din (religious
court) archives. I do not know how many pre-WWII Such archives still
exist, but you might try the archives of the Parisian branch of the
Consistoire Israelite de France, marriage department, at
mariages@... and ask them whether and where trace your
grandparents marriage registration.

Good luck

Rivka

Rivka Schirman nee Moscisker
Paris, France
Searching:
MOSCISKER >from Brody, Budzynin, Buczacz, Okopy Szwietej Trojce, Krakow, Lwow),
WEISSMANN and REINSTEIN >from Okopy Szwietej Trojcy (Borszczow, Tarnopol)

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