Date   
Lancaster #usa

Rachel Unkefer <runkefer@...>
 

This bibliography on the JewishGen web site should be of help:

http://www.jewishgen.org/ajgs/bibliography/Pennsylvania.htm

It has 3 citations for Lancaster. You might be able to have your
library do an interlibrary loan.

In addition, try the Lancaster County Historical Society:

http://LanClio.org/

There is also a Lancaster County page of the US GenWeb project, but I
am unable to get it to connect right now, so there may be a problem
with the site, or they may have moved and I don't have the correct
URL. I will try to get that for you as well.

--
Rachel Unkefer
Charlottesville, VA
runkefer@...

Early American SIG #USA Lancaster #usa

Rachel Unkefer <runkefer@...>
 

This bibliography on the JewishGen web site should be of help:

http://www.jewishgen.org/ajgs/bibliography/Pennsylvania.htm

It has 3 citations for Lancaster. You might be able to have your
library do an interlibrary loan.

In addition, try the Lancaster County Historical Society:

http://LanClio.org/

There is also a Lancaster County page of the US GenWeb project, but I
am unable to get it to connect right now, so there may be a problem
with the site, or they may have moved and I don't have the correct
URL. I will try to get that for you as well.

--
Rachel Unkefer
Charlottesville, VA
runkefer@...

WOW!!!! #ukraine

Jimmy Rodgers <pigglet@...>
 

When I sent my message this morning I never expected to have a response
this soon. I did not even expect to have this much response. I should
have found this sight a long time ago. Thank you to everyone who has
answered me.

I have researched the ellis island sight with all forms of BLASSMAN
spelling to no avail. There are a couple of people but they came from
amsterdam and way off places >from russia.

I have tried naturalization paper work because just about everyone had to
become citizens before finding work. Once again to no avail.

Some one has suggested looking for forms of BLASSMAN with a V instead of a
b. I will definently take everyone's advice and look at all the avenues
that has been sent to me. Laura

Re: Kamenets Podolsky(" kamenitz podulski") #ukraine

NFatouros@...
 

Stephen Mednick told me that a URL regarding the Barg genealogy which I gave
early today in my response to Ms. Rodgers' inquiry about Kamenitz Podulskia
[sic] did not work. Please forgive me and try this URL instead:

http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Musee/7075/kamenets.htm

Ms. Rodgers and others interested in Kamenets can also try:

http://www.dvjc.org/history/ukraine.shtml

which is Jewishgenner David Chapin's account of his trip to the Ukraine
during which he visited the "beautifully-preserved city of
"Kamenets-Poldolski."

But, as I said earlier, there are a lot of other websites regarding Kamenets
Podolsky, with various spellings of the name (but not with "podulski."

Also,they may want to read Chapter I of Yehezkel Kotik's Reminiscences at:

http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/kam029.html

in which he describes his native "townlet" "Kamenetz."

Naomi Fatouros (nee FELDMAN)
Bloomington, Indiana
NFatouros@...
Researching: BELKOWSKY and BIELKOWSKY, Odessa and Berdichev;ROTHSTEIN,
Kremenchug; FELDMAN, Pinsk; SCHUTZ, RETTIG, WAHL, Shcherets; LEVY, Mulhouse;
SAS or SASS,Podwolochisk; RAPOPORT, Tarnopol, Korostyshev; BEHAM, Salok and
Kharkov; WOLPIANSKY, Ostryna.

Ukraine SIG #Ukraine WOW!!!! #ukraine

Jimmy Rodgers <pigglet@...>
 

When I sent my message this morning I never expected to have a response
this soon. I did not even expect to have this much response. I should
have found this sight a long time ago. Thank you to everyone who has
answered me.

I have researched the ellis island sight with all forms of BLASSMAN
spelling to no avail. There are a couple of people but they came from
amsterdam and way off places >from russia.

I have tried naturalization paper work because just about everyone had to
become citizens before finding work. Once again to no avail.

Some one has suggested looking for forms of BLASSMAN with a V instead of a
b. I will definently take everyone's advice and look at all the avenues
that has been sent to me. Laura

Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Re: Kamenets Podolsky(" kamenitz podulski") #ukraine

NFatouros@...
 

Stephen Mednick told me that a URL regarding the Barg genealogy which I gave
early today in my response to Ms. Rodgers' inquiry about Kamenitz Podulskia
[sic] did not work. Please forgive me and try this URL instead:

http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Musee/7075/kamenets.htm

Ms. Rodgers and others interested in Kamenets can also try:

http://www.dvjc.org/history/ukraine.shtml

which is Jewishgenner David Chapin's account of his trip to the Ukraine
during which he visited the "beautifully-preserved city of
"Kamenets-Poldolski."

But, as I said earlier, there are a lot of other websites regarding Kamenets
Podolsky, with various spellings of the name (but not with "podulski."

Also,they may want to read Chapter I of Yehezkel Kotik's Reminiscences at:

http://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/kam029.html

in which he describes his native "townlet" "Kamenetz."

Naomi Fatouros (nee FELDMAN)
Bloomington, Indiana
NFatouros@...
Researching: BELKOWSKY and BIELKOWSKY, Odessa and Berdichev;ROTHSTEIN,
Kremenchug; FELDMAN, Pinsk; SCHUTZ, RETTIG, WAHL, Shcherets; LEVY, Mulhouse;
SAS or SASS,Podwolochisk; RAPOPORT, Tarnopol, Korostyshev; BEHAM, Salok and
Kharkov; WOLPIANSKY, Ostryna.

Re: "Kamenitz Podulski" #ukraine

Stephen Mednick <lists.genealogy@...>
 

Typing in "City of Kamenets" in the "google" search engine, pulled up this
website:

http://www,geocities.com.bargfamily/kamenets.htm
This web link doesn't work!

Stephen Mednick
Sydney, Australia
steve@...

Researching:
MEDNICK (Kalius,UKR & London,ENG)
SACHS/SACKS (Kalius,UKR & London,ENG)

Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Re:"Kamenitz Podulski" #ukraine

Stephen Mednick <lists.genealogy@...>
 

Typing in "City of Kamenets" in the "google" search engine, pulled up this
website:

http://www,geocities.com.bargfamily/kamenets.htm
This web link doesn't work!

Stephen Mednick
Sydney, Australia
steve@...

Researching:
MEDNICK (Kalius,UKR & London,ENG)
SACHS/SACKS (Kalius,UKR & London,ENG)

Re: Cantors in SA? #southafrica

Jonathan Beare <jbeare@...>
 

hi , the cantor in oxford shul was not this man. his name is moshe kraus and
if he is still alive he would be about 80 yrs old. regards jonathan beare

-----Original Message-----
From: balden [mailto:balden@...]
Sent: 09 August 2002 11:13
To: South Africa SIG
Subject: [safrica] Re: Cantors in SA?


Cantors in South Africa - Thursday August, 08, 2002.

In reply to the above message there was a Cantor
Kraus at the Oxford Shul in Johannesburg in the 1960's
and 1970's.
Contact Oxford Synagogue, Killarney Johannesburg
for further information.

Beryl Baleson
SA SIG
Israel.
balden@...


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

Does anyone know how I could find out about a cantor who possibly
arrived in SA >from Lithuania after 1900 (maybe Cape Town)? His name
would have been Eliezer Kress (unless the spelling is off or he changed
his name entirely). Would there possibly be a list of synagogues for
that time that also includes the names of their rabbis and cantors?

Rhonda Kress
Thornhill, Ontario Canada
mgrosman@...

South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Re: Cantors in SA? #southafrica

Jonathan Beare <jbeare@...>
 

hi , the cantor in oxford shul was not this man. his name is moshe kraus and
if he is still alive he would be about 80 yrs old. regards jonathan beare

-----Original Message-----
From: balden [mailto:balden@...]
Sent: 09 August 2002 11:13
To: South Africa SIG
Subject: [safrica] Re: Cantors in SA?


Cantors in South Africa - Thursday August, 08, 2002.

In reply to the above message there was a Cantor
Kraus at the Oxford Shul in Johannesburg in the 1960's
and 1970's.
Contact Oxford Synagogue, Killarney Johannesburg
for further information.

Beryl Baleson
SA SIG
Israel.
balden@...


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

Does anyone know how I could find out about a cantor who possibly
arrived in SA >from Lithuania after 1900 (maybe Cape Town)? His name
would have been Eliezer Kress (unless the spelling is off or he changed
his name entirely). Would there possibly be a list of synagogues for
that time that also includes the names of their rabbis and cantors?

Rhonda Kress
Thornhill, Ontario Canada
mgrosman@...

Re: Kitson/Katzen #southafrica

Haim pogrund
 

There was a Lt.Colonel Alfred George Katzin in the services during WWII.
He received a military OBE and was mentioned in despatches.
>from "SA Jews in WWII."

Haim Pogrund
On Monday, August 12, 2002, at 03:47 pm, Ev and Col Plen wrote:

Dear Adam
i went along to the National War museum and looked through their
files. =
they do not have a Katzen or a Kitson in the Air Force. They did have
a =
Kidson, initial EK or RG.
They said that you can email them at milmus@... or you can
write =
to the department of defence at Private Bag X289, Pretoria, 0001 or
you =
can phone the dept of defence which could be a major (no pun intended =
generally) problem, at (27) (12) 322 6350

Please tell me if you need me to do any looking around.

Colin Plen
JGS Johannesburg

South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Re: Kitson/Katzen #southafrica

Haim pogrund
 

There was a Lt.Colonel Alfred George Katzin in the services during WWII.
He received a military OBE and was mentioned in despatches.
>from "SA Jews in WWII."

Haim Pogrund
On Monday, August 12, 2002, at 03:47 pm, Ev and Col Plen wrote:

Dear Adam
i went along to the National War museum and looked through their
files. =
they do not have a Katzen or a Kitson in the Air Force. They did have
a =
Kidson, initial EK or RG.
They said that you can email them at milmus@... or you can
write =
to the department of defence at Private Bag X289, Pretoria, 0001 or
you =
can phone the dept of defence which could be a major (no pun intended =
generally) problem, at (27) (12) 322 6350

Please tell me if you need me to do any looking around.

Colin Plen
JGS Johannesburg

Re: Cemetery Look up #southafrica

jewelnsh@...
 

Just returned >from the conference in Toronto and hoped to meet a family >from
S.Africa visiting their daughter. who lives in Toronto. Unfortunately, we
could not get together==but I am researching family Skloot (any spelling)
from Volosyn. The family in South Africa changed their name years earlier to
Sloot. I am specifically interested in Shimon Skloot and his siblings and/or
parents--or grandparents.
In yur cemetery photos, did you come across any of those names.? I would be
most appreciative of any information you might have.
Thank you Jewel Rosenthal Fishkin Glenview, Illinois USA

South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Re: Cemetery Look up #southafrica

jewelnsh@...
 

Just returned >from the conference in Toronto and hoped to meet a family >from
S.Africa visiting their daughter. who lives in Toronto. Unfortunately, we
could not get together==but I am researching family Skloot (any spelling)
from Volosyn. The family in South Africa changed their name years earlier to
Sloot. I am specifically interested in Shimon Skloot and his siblings and/or
parents--or grandparents.
In yur cemetery photos, did you come across any of those names.? I would be
most appreciative of any information you might have.
Thank you Jewel Rosenthal Fishkin Glenview, Illinois USA

MILWERTZ / BODEWIN #courland #latvia

Aage Skjelborg <aage.skjelborg@...>
 

Hello Listeners!

Searching for surname:
MILWERTZ
BODEWIN

I found the following informations on a passengerlist regarding the =
German-Russians to America volumes which cover Russian immigrations to =
the U.S. for the years 1875-1889.=20

Arrived with the ship "Switzerland" >from Antwerp to New York on Apri 5,l =
1882:=20
MILWERTZ, Wilhelm, age 42, farmer,=20
BODEWIN, Elisabeth, age 41, wife
MIHLWERTZ, Jean, age 11 (male)
" , Ludwig, age 10
" , Virginea, age 8
" , Marie, age 4
" , Gireth, age .01, infant (female)
I have already checked the original passengerlists which has RUSSIA as =
the country of origin of this family.

This means that they as socalled German-Russians must have come >from =
LATVIA, LITHUNIA or/and COURLAND because of the progroms of 1882.

In fact the first names do sound to me like they are Latvian (Lettland) =
of Kurland. This was an area of extensive German immigration by the =
Deutsche Ritterorden, and it would be quite easy to mix Russian, =
Bohemian, French, and Germans because the D.R. brought colonists >from =
all those places into their landholdings in Latvia and Kurland.=20

The spelling of the surname as MI(H)LWERTZ may indicate that it =
originally has been spelled MUEHLWERTZ.

Wilhelm MILWERTZ born around 1840
Elisabeth BODEWIN born around 1841
The boyd JEAN born around 1871
The girl LUDWIG born around 1872
The girl VIRGENEA born around 1874
The girl MARIE born around 1870
The babygirl GIRETH born just before the departure or during the journey =
across the Atlantic (Hope the little girl made it!)

According to some family tradition they may have been Slavic-Jews and =
winegrowers.

Any hint would be great about useful censuses, taxations etc. >from the =
areas mentioned and >from this particular time period.

Thank you.
Best wishes
Aage Skjelborg
3223 Sandefjord
Norway
http://home.c2i.net/w-217484
_______________________________________

Courland SIG #Courland #Latvia MILWERTZ / BODEWIN #courland #latvia

Aage Skjelborg <aage.skjelborg@...>
 

Hello Listeners!

Searching for surname:
MILWERTZ
BODEWIN

I found the following informations on a passengerlist regarding the =
German-Russians to America volumes which cover Russian immigrations to =
the U.S. for the years 1875-1889.=20

Arrived with the ship "Switzerland" >from Antwerp to New York on Apri 5,l =
1882:=20
MILWERTZ, Wilhelm, age 42, farmer,=20
BODEWIN, Elisabeth, age 41, wife
MIHLWERTZ, Jean, age 11 (male)
" , Ludwig, age 10
" , Virginea, age 8
" , Marie, age 4
" , Gireth, age .01, infant (female)
I have already checked the original passengerlists which has RUSSIA as =
the country of origin of this family.

This means that they as socalled German-Russians must have come >from =
LATVIA, LITHUNIA or/and COURLAND because of the progroms of 1882.

In fact the first names do sound to me like they are Latvian (Lettland) =
of Kurland. This was an area of extensive German immigration by the =
Deutsche Ritterorden, and it would be quite easy to mix Russian, =
Bohemian, French, and Germans because the D.R. brought colonists >from =
all those places into their landholdings in Latvia and Kurland.=20

The spelling of the surname as MI(H)LWERTZ may indicate that it =
originally has been spelled MUEHLWERTZ.

Wilhelm MILWERTZ born around 1840
Elisabeth BODEWIN born around 1841
The boyd JEAN born around 1871
The girl LUDWIG born around 1872
The girl VIRGENEA born around 1874
The girl MARIE born around 1870
The babygirl GIRETH born just before the departure or during the journey =
across the Atlantic (Hope the little girl made it!)

According to some family tradition they may have been Slavic-Jews and =
winegrowers.

Any hint would be great about useful censuses, taxations etc. >from the =
areas mentioned and >from this particular time period.

Thank you.
Best wishes
Aage Skjelborg
3223 Sandefjord
Norway
http://home.c2i.net/w-217484
_______________________________________

Burial Record Data Base-Lviv Jewish Cemetery #general

Errol Schneegurt
 

Hi,
I am trying to bring together a group of volunteers to create
a data base of persons that were buried in the Lviv Jewish
cemetery during the years 1941 and 1942. These were critical
years for the Jews of Lviv. The data sheets consist of about
9000 surnames, given names, address at the time of death, date
of death, date of burial, grave section and plot, and amount
paid for the burial.

9000 individuals are by far no where near the number of Jews
that lost their lives during this period of time. It is a start
and will answer many questions for researchers.

This set of documents may very well have the names of persons
who have passed on that do not appear on any other data base.
So in essence we will be doing a service to both the researcher
and the deceased.

Copies of the paper records were given to Jewishgen by Yad
Vashem in a landmark agreement which allows copies of their
documents out for input by others. It is of major importance
that this project be successful so that others may follow.

This input when completed will become part of a searchable data
base to be incorporated with the others on the JewishGen system
and will also become a data base to be used by Yad Vashem.

Most of the documents are written in Latin script with about 15%
of the data written in Cyrillic script. Needless to say the
Cyrillic portion is during the period of time that the Russians
had control of Lviv and before the Germans entered the city.

For the project to go forward I will need to volunteers that can
read and translate Cyrillic script in addition to the volunteers
needed for the Latin portion.

The process will involve the input of the information >from paper
records to a Microsoft XL spread sheet and the verification of
that data input by another volunteer. Volunteers must have a
recent version of Microsoft XL and have the knowledge to receive
and send e mail attachments.

The general rules for this project can be found at,
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/holocaust/HOWTO.html
There are some specific instructions that go along with this
project and will be forwarded along with the XL spread sheet.

Volunteers should be willing to devote approximately 4 to 6
hours a week toward this project so it can be completed within
a reasonable amount of time. The hours of work and the length of
the project are a direct function of the number of individual
that volunteer. I will be able to determine the number of sheets
each individual will get when I know the number of volunteers we
have.

The final verification of the data base will be made by Yad Vashem.

If you wish to become part of this worthwhile project please
contact me at, ESLVIV@...

Errol Schneegurt NY

JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Burial Record Data Base-Lviv Jewish Cemetery #general

Errol Schneegurt
 

Hi,
I am trying to bring together a group of volunteers to create
a data base of persons that were buried in the Lviv Jewish
cemetery during the years 1941 and 1942. These were critical
years for the Jews of Lviv. The data sheets consist of about
9000 surnames, given names, address at the time of death, date
of death, date of burial, grave section and plot, and amount
paid for the burial.

9000 individuals are by far no where near the number of Jews
that lost their lives during this period of time. It is a start
and will answer many questions for researchers.

This set of documents may very well have the names of persons
who have passed on that do not appear on any other data base.
So in essence we will be doing a service to both the researcher
and the deceased.

Copies of the paper records were given to Jewishgen by Yad
Vashem in a landmark agreement which allows copies of their
documents out for input by others. It is of major importance
that this project be successful so that others may follow.

This input when completed will become part of a searchable data
base to be incorporated with the others on the JewishGen system
and will also become a data base to be used by Yad Vashem.

Most of the documents are written in Latin script with about 15%
of the data written in Cyrillic script. Needless to say the
Cyrillic portion is during the period of time that the Russians
had control of Lviv and before the Germans entered the city.

For the project to go forward I will need to volunteers that can
read and translate Cyrillic script in addition to the volunteers
needed for the Latin portion.

The process will involve the input of the information >from paper
records to a Microsoft XL spread sheet and the verification of
that data input by another volunteer. Volunteers must have a
recent version of Microsoft XL and have the knowledge to receive
and send e mail attachments.

The general rules for this project can be found at,
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/holocaust/HOWTO.html
There are some specific instructions that go along with this
project and will be forwarded along with the XL spread sheet.

Volunteers should be willing to devote approximately 4 to 6
hours a week toward this project so it can be completed within
a reasonable amount of time. The hours of work and the length of
the project are a direct function of the number of individual
that volunteer. I will be able to determine the number of sheets
each individual will get when I know the number of volunteers we
have.

The final verification of the data base will be made by Yad Vashem.

If you wish to become part of this worthwhile project please
contact me at, ESLVIV@...

Errol Schneegurt NY

Burial Record Data Base-Lviv Jewish Cemetery #poland

Errol Schneegurt
 

Hi,
I am trying to bring together a group of volunteers to create a data base of
persons that were buried in the Lviv Jewish cemetery during the years 1941
and 1942. These were critical years for the Jews of Lviv. The data sheets
consist of about 9000 surnames, given names, address at the time of death,
date of death, date of burial, grave section and plot, and amount paid for
the burial.

9000 individuals are by far no where near the number of Jews that lost their
lives during this period of time. It is a start and will answer many
questions for researchers.

This set of documents may very well have the names of persons who have passed
on that do not appear on any other data base. So in essence we will be doing
a service to both the researcher and the deceased.

Copies of the paper records were given to Jewishgen by Yad Vashem in a
landmark agreement which allows copies of their documents out for input by
others. It is of major importance that this project be successful so that
others may follow.

This input when completed will become part of a searchable data base to be
incorporated with the others on the JewishGen system and will also become a
data base to be used by Yad Vashem.

Most of the documents are written in Latin script with about 15% of the data
written in Cyrillic script. Needless to say the Cyrillic portion is during
the period of time that the Russians had control of Lviv and before the
Germans entered the city.

For the project to go forward I will need to volunteers that can read and
translate Cyrillic script in addition to the volunteers needed for the Latin
portion.

The process will involve the input of the information >from paper records to a
Microsoft XL spread sheet and the verification of that data input by another
volunteer.
Volunteers must have a recent version of Microsoft XL and have the knowledge
to receive and send e mail attachments.

The general rules for this project can be found at,
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/holocaust/HOWTO.html
There are some specific instructions that go along with this project and will
be forwarded along with the XL spread sheet.

Volunteers should be willing to devote approximately 4 to 6 hours a week
toward this project so it can be completed within a reasonable amount of
time. The hours of work and the length of the project are a direct function
of the number of individual that volunteer. I will be able to determine the
number of sheets each individual will get when I know the number of
volunteers we have.

The final verification of the data base will be made by Yad Vashem.

If you wish to become part of this worthwhile project please contact me at,
ESLVIV@...

Errol Schneegurt NY

JRI Poland #Poland Burial Record Data Base-Lviv Jewish Cemetery #poland

Errol Schneegurt
 

Hi,
I am trying to bring together a group of volunteers to create a data base of
persons that were buried in the Lviv Jewish cemetery during the years 1941
and 1942. These were critical years for the Jews of Lviv. The data sheets
consist of about 9000 surnames, given names, address at the time of death,
date of death, date of burial, grave section and plot, and amount paid for
the burial.

9000 individuals are by far no where near the number of Jews that lost their
lives during this period of time. It is a start and will answer many
questions for researchers.

This set of documents may very well have the names of persons who have passed
on that do not appear on any other data base. So in essence we will be doing
a service to both the researcher and the deceased.

Copies of the paper records were given to Jewishgen by Yad Vashem in a
landmark agreement which allows copies of their documents out for input by
others. It is of major importance that this project be successful so that
others may follow.

This input when completed will become part of a searchable data base to be
incorporated with the others on the JewishGen system and will also become a
data base to be used by Yad Vashem.

Most of the documents are written in Latin script with about 15% of the data
written in Cyrillic script. Needless to say the Cyrillic portion is during
the period of time that the Russians had control of Lviv and before the
Germans entered the city.

For the project to go forward I will need to volunteers that can read and
translate Cyrillic script in addition to the volunteers needed for the Latin
portion.

The process will involve the input of the information >from paper records to a
Microsoft XL spread sheet and the verification of that data input by another
volunteer.
Volunteers must have a recent version of Microsoft XL and have the knowledge
to receive and send e mail attachments.

The general rules for this project can be found at,
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/holocaust/HOWTO.html
There are some specific instructions that go along with this project and will
be forwarded along with the XL spread sheet.

Volunteers should be willing to devote approximately 4 to 6 hours a week
toward this project so it can be completed within a reasonable amount of
time. The hours of work and the length of the project are a direct function
of the number of individual that volunteer. I will be able to determine the
number of sheets each individual will get when I know the number of
volunteers we have.

The final verification of the data base will be made by Yad Vashem.

If you wish to become part of this worthwhile project please contact me at,
ESLVIV@...

Errol Schneegurt NY