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Flora BERGMAN COHEN and her sister Harriet Barbara BERGMAN DROWNS #general

CBRUCE9@...
 

Friends,
I recently became aware that my mother Flora born in NY On Jan 15, 1910 and aunt,
Harriet born in NY on July 26,1911 were mysteries. My Cousin Charles Benard DROWNS
and I knew little of the lives these women led >from birth until the time they
married our fathers (Herbert James COHEN and Stephen DROWNS) Born to Benjamin
Bergman son of Morris and Kate Bergman, details of their whereabouts are unknown
for most of three decades. What I have been able to piece together so far is

Flora Bergman Cohen
1. Flora appeared in the 1910 Census along with her parents. 95 4th st Brooklyn, NY
2. On Sept 18, 1918 Benjamin registered for the draft stating Bertha his next of
kin 317 Schenk Ave Brooklyn NY
3. In the 1920 census Flora and Benjamin listed as staying in the house of his
father, Morris at 259 Court St.,Brooklyn, NY. There is no mention of Flora's
mother, Bertha or sister Harriet Barbara Bergman.
4. In February 1922 Flora is enrolled in the neighborhood elementary school PS 29.
There she remained for 41 days until April 28, 1922. Harriet not enrolled at PS 29
5. On April 28, 1922 she is taken out of school without forwarding information.
6. Next record of Flora is when she married my father, Herbert James Cohen on
March 4, 1936
7. Being very secretive she never talked about her life and I am now, at 71,
extremely curious

Harriet Barbara Bergman Drowns
1, Born in Brooklyn,NY on July 26,1911 to Benjamin and Bertha Bergman, Harriet
virtually disappeared until marrying Stephen Drowns in 1937. It was said she was
raised by uncles and cousins. Census records of the family do not show the names
of these girls.

Any information or advice would be warmly welcomed. I do intend to look further
into the school angle

Thank you so much
Bruce Alan Cohen
cbruce9@aol.com
367583


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Flora BERGMAN COHEN and her sister Harriet Barbara BERGMAN DROWNS #general

CBRUCE9@...
 

Friends,
I recently became aware that my mother Flora born in NY On Jan 15, 1910 and aunt,
Harriet born in NY on July 26,1911 were mysteries. My Cousin Charles Benard DROWNS
and I knew little of the lives these women led >from birth until the time they
married our fathers (Herbert James COHEN and Stephen DROWNS) Born to Benjamin
Bergman son of Morris and Kate Bergman, details of their whereabouts are unknown
for most of three decades. What I have been able to piece together so far is

Flora Bergman Cohen
1. Flora appeared in the 1910 Census along with her parents. 95 4th st Brooklyn, NY
2. On Sept 18, 1918 Benjamin registered for the draft stating Bertha his next of
kin 317 Schenk Ave Brooklyn NY
3. In the 1920 census Flora and Benjamin listed as staying in the house of his
father, Morris at 259 Court St.,Brooklyn, NY. There is no mention of Flora's
mother, Bertha or sister Harriet Barbara Bergman.
4. In February 1922 Flora is enrolled in the neighborhood elementary school PS 29.
There she remained for 41 days until April 28, 1922. Harriet not enrolled at PS 29
5. On April 28, 1922 she is taken out of school without forwarding information.
6. Next record of Flora is when she married my father, Herbert James Cohen on
March 4, 1936
7. Being very secretive she never talked about her life and I am now, at 71,
extremely curious

Harriet Barbara Bergman Drowns
1, Born in Brooklyn,NY on July 26,1911 to Benjamin and Bertha Bergman, Harriet
virtually disappeared until marrying Stephen Drowns in 1937. It was said she was
raised by uncles and cousins. Census records of the family do not show the names
of these girls.

Any information or advice would be warmly welcomed. I do intend to look further
into the school angle

Thank you so much
Bruce Alan Cohen
cbruce9@aol.com
367583


Berlin, Germany directory lookup #general

talasky@...
 

I am trying to locate an address for Basha and Herschel Laks who I believe are still
living in Berlin, Germany. If someone could look in a Berlin directory and get me
the address I would appreciate it.Please reply privately to me at talasky@comcast.net

Terry Lasky
Centennial, CO


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Berlin, Germany directory lookup #general

talasky@...
 

I am trying to locate an address for Basha and Herschel Laks who I believe are still
living in Berlin, Germany. If someone could look in a Berlin directory and get me
the address I would appreciate it.Please reply privately to me at talasky@comcast.net

Terry Lasky
Centennial, CO


Re: city directories #general

Irene Newhouse
 

Original volumes of city directories other than the city in which the library in
question is, are likely to be found only in very large cities, or cities which
supported their libraries financially to an unusual degree.

However, there are microfiche collections of historical city directories >from most
of the larger cities in the US, and many more libraries have those, including
larger university libraries. You do not have to be faculty or staff to use the
facilities of publicly owned colleges & universities, though most will not permit
you to request volumes that are held in storage facilities. Some publicly-owned
colleges & universities allow local residents to purchase library cards on an
annual basis. This gives you some, but not all of the privileges of students
[faculty always have more privileges than students].

If you live near enough to a publicly-owned college or university to go there
several times a year & their holdings are that useful to you, it's worth your while
to ask about their card-for-purchase policy.

Irene Newhouse
Kihei HI


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: city directories #general

Irene Newhouse
 

Original volumes of city directories other than the city in which the library in
question is, are likely to be found only in very large cities, or cities which
supported their libraries financially to an unusual degree.

However, there are microfiche collections of historical city directories >from most
of the larger cities in the US, and many more libraries have those, including
larger university libraries. You do not have to be faculty or staff to use the
facilities of publicly owned colleges & universities, though most will not permit
you to request volumes that are held in storage facilities. Some publicly-owned
colleges & universities allow local residents to purchase library cards on an
annual basis. This gives you some, but not all of the privileges of students
[faculty always have more privileges than students].

If you live near enough to a publicly-owned college or university to go there
several times a year & their holdings are that useful to you, it's worth your while
to ask about their card-for-purchase policy.

Irene Newhouse
Kihei HI


Re: LEITSEN VIOL #general

Ury Link
 

Dear Geners,

The surname LEITSEN get out >from the hebrew word LEITZAN and it mean a clown. You
have few Jewish familys in Holland with this name only, or with a combination with
another surname like LEITSEN-VIOL.

best regards

Ury Link
Amsterdam
Holland


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re:LEITSEN VIOL #general

Ury Link
 

Dear Geners,

The surname LEITSEN get out >from the hebrew word LEITZAN and it mean a clown. You
have few Jewish familys in Holland with this name only, or with a combination with
another surname like LEITSEN-VIOL.

best regards

Ury Link
Amsterdam
Holland


Azevedo #general

Victoria Reed <researchtoldot@...>
 

About a month ago I met a man with the surname Azevedo who was born in Portugal. He
was well aware that his surname was converso and that he had Jewish ancestry.

Apparently in the Philippines in 1848 the governor ascribed names in order to
tighten up his tax base. There are only a few copies of these lists apparently, and
I was not able to obtain one, but I was motivated by discovering a converso name
that I was researching there. It's possible that the governor used converso names,
as mentioned was done in Brazil, as he distributed surnames.

Victoria Fisch
Folsom, CA


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Azevedo #general

Victoria Reed <researchtoldot@...>
 

About a month ago I met a man with the surname Azevedo who was born in Portugal. He
was well aware that his surname was converso and that he had Jewish ancestry.

Apparently in the Philippines in 1848 the governor ascribed names in order to
tighten up his tax base. There are only a few copies of these lists apparently, and
I was not able to obtain one, but I was motivated by discovering a converso name
that I was researching there. It's possible that the governor used converso names,
as mentioned was done in Brazil, as he distributed surnames.

Victoria Fisch
Folsom, CA


Re: 1857 Prostejov Census #austria-czech

andrea steckerl <geneagirl64@...>
 

Can Joe lonstein look and see if there are any STECKERLS listed???
Pinkas STECKERL and his wife Rosa nee SPITZ and their children lived in Prostejov (Prossnitz).
He was a distillery ownerin Dolenice.

Thanks
Andrea Steckerl

researching: Steckerl(Misslitz Prostejov) Berger(Sumeg Hungary) Weiss ( Graz Wien).


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech re: 1857 Prostejov Census #austria-czech

andrea steckerl <geneagirl64@...>
 

Can Joe lonstein look and see if there are any STECKERLS listed???
Pinkas STECKERL and his wife Rosa nee SPITZ and their children lived in Prostejov (Prossnitz).
He was a distillery ownerin Dolenice.

Thanks
Andrea Steckerl

researching: Steckerl(Misslitz Prostejov) Berger(Sumeg Hungary) Weiss ( Graz Wien).


marriages in VIENNA #austria-czech

Traude Triebel
 

Ik
Dear All

We are pleased to inform you, we have added new marriages in Vienna, with
names, Neuspiel, Gruenhut, Hacker, Kotanyi,...

At: http://www.family-gruenwald.at/forum/hochzeiten/WWW/ID0000001.htm

And about 800 names born or zustaendig in Misslitz, also married in Vienna
at
http://www.family-gruenwald.at/forum/misslitz/WWW/NamenIdx.htm

with names, Steckerl, Bruckner, Hauser, Herzog, Neumann, Seidl,...

best wishes
Traude

Traude Triebel
A-2700 Wr. Neustadt

Email: traude.triebel@inode.at
Web: http://www.family-gruenwald.at/
Web: http://www.grave-pictures.at


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech marriages in VIENNA #austria-czech

Traude Triebel
 

Ik
Dear All

We are pleased to inform you, we have added new marriages in Vienna, with
names, Neuspiel, Gruenhut, Hacker, Kotanyi,...

At: http://www.family-gruenwald.at/forum/hochzeiten/WWW/ID0000001.htm

And about 800 names born or zustaendig in Misslitz, also married in Vienna
at
http://www.family-gruenwald.at/forum/misslitz/WWW/NamenIdx.htm

with names, Steckerl, Bruckner, Hauser, Herzog, Neumann, Seidl,...

best wishes
Traude

Traude Triebel
A-2700 Wr. Neustadt

Email: traude.triebel@inode.at
Web: http://www.family-gruenwald.at/
Web: http://www.grave-pictures.at


Re: landsmanshaften archives #ukraine

Caroline Weitzman <arbitress419@...>
 

Dear Peter, Alex, and other Genners,

The following link has a listing of all the landsmanshaftn in the YIVO Institute's archives: http://home.att.net/~landsmanshaft/yivo.htm. As the web page tells you, it has drawn this information >from two published guides to YIVO's holdings, including "A Guide to YIVO's Landsmanshaftn Archive" by Rosaline Schwartz and Susan Milamed. The following JewishGen article, "Accessing Landsmanshaften Records at YIVO," should help you with the next step: http://www.jewishgen.org/Belarus/accessing_yivo_records.htm.

As a final note, make sure when searching for information on landsmanshaftn or any other foreign word to try each query with alternative spellings. I've seen "landsmanshaften" (with an E), "landsmanschaftn" (with a C), "landsmanschaften" (with both), and just "landsmanshaft." Google is smart enough to search on the inflected and differently spelled forms of English words, but I don't think they're that advanced with other languages, and not all search engines work the same way as Google. (This isn't addressed specifically to you, Peter or Alex, but to genealogists who are new to online research.)

Happy New Year and best of luck to everyone in their research.

Caroline Weitzman
Philadelphia, PA


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Re: landsmanshaften archives #ukraine

Caroline Weitzman <arbitress419@...>
 

Dear Peter, Alex, and other Genners,

The following link has a listing of all the landsmanshaftn in the YIVO Institute's archives: http://home.att.net/~landsmanshaft/yivo.htm. As the web page tells you, it has drawn this information >from two published guides to YIVO's holdings, including "A Guide to YIVO's Landsmanshaftn Archive" by Rosaline Schwartz and Susan Milamed. The following JewishGen article, "Accessing Landsmanshaften Records at YIVO," should help you with the next step: http://www.jewishgen.org/Belarus/accessing_yivo_records.htm.

As a final note, make sure when searching for information on landsmanshaftn or any other foreign word to try each query with alternative spellings. I've seen "landsmanshaften" (with an E), "landsmanschaftn" (with a C), "landsmanschaften" (with both), and just "landsmanshaft." Google is smart enough to search on the inflected and differently spelled forms of English words, but I don't think they're that advanced with other languages, and not all search engines work the same way as Google. (This isn't addressed specifically to you, Peter or Alex, but to genealogists who are new to online research.)

Happy New Year and best of luck to everyone in their research.

Caroline Weitzman
Philadelphia, PA


Steve Gitomer of New Mexico #ukraine

Gayle Schlissel Riley
 

Steve, Please contact me regarding Lubny? I lost your email address.
Respond privately Gayle >from San Gabriel


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Steve Gitomer of New Mexico #ukraine

Gayle Schlissel Riley
 

Steve, Please contact me regarding Lubny? I lost your email address.
Respond privately Gayle >from San Gabriel


Town called Vradish/Wradisch/Wradisz, Comital Neutra, Hungary #hungary

Rakoff125
 

There is a town in Nyitra megye called Hradiste in the jaros of Szenicz.
There are records for all of these places
0623069 Hradisty, Nytra meg.,1828 Land Konscription
2190104 Hradiste 1869 Nyitra census
Szenicz (Senica)- VAULT 2157514 item 2
and because my great great GM was >from Brezova I found the records for many
of my family births in that film even though the 1869 census indicates their
birthplace as Hradiste.
1224824 Items 2 - 11 [BMD] Brezova pod Bradlom

The state archives in Ivanka Pri Nitra has a lot of good Jewish records.

Linda Rakoff
Newton, MAssachusetts, USA
searching:
ASCHNER-Assakurte, Berko, Bratislava, Brezova, Budapest , Hradiste, Katlo,
Kosice, Malacky, Nyitra, Spisska Nova Ves, Wien, Berlin, Beuthen/Bytom,
Breslau/Wroclaw, Brunovce, Danzig, Chorzow [Konigshutte], Kattowitz ,
LIFSITZ-Galati; GELLMAN, POLASCEK-Kosice, GOLDMAN(N), LANGER -Kosice, Bolyar; Miskolc,
Presov; LOW'Y-Brezova, Hradiste, Spisska Nova Ves MELTZER, PERLBINDER,
LADENHEIM, RIESENBERG-- Horodenka, Kasperowicz, Zaleschicki, GORDON-Moletai, WATMAN,
MILLER-Lithuania, Ponemunka


Hungary SIG #Hungary Town called Vradish/Wradisch/Wradisz, Comital Neutra, Hungary #hungary

Rakoff125
 

There is a town in Nyitra megye called Hradiste in the jaros of Szenicz.
There are records for all of these places
0623069 Hradisty, Nytra meg.,1828 Land Konscription
2190104 Hradiste 1869 Nyitra census
Szenicz (Senica)- VAULT 2157514 item 2
and because my great great GM was >from Brezova I found the records for many
of my family births in that film even though the 1869 census indicates their
birthplace as Hradiste.
1224824 Items 2 - 11 [BMD] Brezova pod Bradlom

The state archives in Ivanka Pri Nitra has a lot of good Jewish records.

Linda Rakoff
Newton, MAssachusetts, USA
searching:
ASCHNER-Assakurte, Berko, Bratislava, Brezova, Budapest , Hradiste, Katlo,
Kosice, Malacky, Nyitra, Spisska Nova Ves, Wien, Berlin, Beuthen/Bytom,
Breslau/Wroclaw, Brunovce, Danzig, Chorzow [Konigshutte], Kattowitz ,
LIFSITZ-Galati; GELLMAN, POLASCEK-Kosice, GOLDMAN(N), LANGER -Kosice, Bolyar; Miskolc,
Presov; LOW'Y-Brezova, Hradiste, Spisska Nova Ves MELTZER, PERLBINDER,
LADENHEIM, RIESENBERG-- Horodenka, Kasperowicz, Zaleschicki, GORDON-Moletai, WATMAN,
MILLER-Lithuania, Ponemunka