Date   

Looking for Vera- wartime romance #general

zionsharav
 

Was your grandmother's name Vera? Or maybe your great-gandmother's?

I am seeking descendants of a dashing Czech Jewish flyer whose WW 2 romance
with "Vera" in England resulted in the birth of a child probably
around 1946. After the War, he went to Canada where she wrote to him
at least once. We have a few more details- his name and some relevant DNA results.

Ari Dale

MODERATOR NOTE: Private responses only please


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Looking for Vera- wartime romance #general

zionsharav
 

Was your grandmother's name Vera? Or maybe your great-gandmother's?

I am seeking descendants of a dashing Czech Jewish flyer whose WW 2 romance
with "Vera" in England resulted in the birth of a child probably
around 1946. After the War, he went to Canada where she wrote to him
at least once. We have a few more details- his name and some relevant DNA results.

Ari Dale

MODERATOR NOTE: Private responses only please


Seeking Contact with Relatives of Hinde Wank #general

Joyce Eastman
 

I am trying to make contact with Mason Wank, who has a tree on Ancestry.com
as well as Geni.com which shows Hinde Wank. It is my belief that Hinde
Wank, born about 1875 in Brody, Poland, is a possible sister of my
grandfather, Salomon Wolf Wilder and his two brothers.
According to the Brooklyn Census Hinde Wank was also known as Annie Wank as
well as Hilda Wang. Her husband was Jacob Wank. Hinde Wank came to the US
in 1906 on the Blucher out of Hamburg into the Port of NY with her children.
Her husband, Jacob, arrived in the US in 1903.

Any assistance you can provide in locating relatives of Hinde Wank or Mason
Wank would be most appreciated. My goal is to find information regarding
Hinde Wank's parentage. I have looked online at various databases including
Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org and was unable to find any burial records
for Hinde Wank. I have been in contact with Hinde Wank's granddaughter, but
she has very little information and does not know much about her grandmother
at all. Hinde Wang lived in Brooklyn, NY in 1933 at 154 Rockaway Parkway,
living with her daughter Vivian and son Max according to the 1930 census.
The 1933 city directory for Brooklyn lists her as Annie Wank, widow of
Jacob, living with Vivian and son Max.

Any regarding the above information for Mason Wank and Hinde/Annie Wank or
her death record/parentage would be most appreciated.


Joyce Eastman
Orange City, FL USA

RESEARCHING: WILDER/HONIG/HELFER/ZINKOWER: Brody, Poland/Ukraine and
Vienna, Austria; RUFEISEN: Biala/Sucha/Zywiec/Szare, Poland, Israel, Germany
and Brazil; SCHEIER/ROBINSOHN: Biala/Sucha, Poland and Stanislawow,
Poland/Ukraine (Ivano-Frankvisk); FRANKL/FODOR/PORGES/GROSSMANN/KOHN/WEISZ:
Vaj Ujhely, Hungary/Trencin, Slovakia


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Seeking Contact with Relatives of Hinde Wank #general

Joyce Eastman
 

I am trying to make contact with Mason Wank, who has a tree on Ancestry.com
as well as Geni.com which shows Hinde Wank. It is my belief that Hinde
Wank, born about 1875 in Brody, Poland, is a possible sister of my
grandfather, Salomon Wolf Wilder and his two brothers.
According to the Brooklyn Census Hinde Wank was also known as Annie Wank as
well as Hilda Wang. Her husband was Jacob Wank. Hinde Wank came to the US
in 1906 on the Blucher out of Hamburg into the Port of NY with her children.
Her husband, Jacob, arrived in the US in 1903.

Any assistance you can provide in locating relatives of Hinde Wank or Mason
Wank would be most appreciated. My goal is to find information regarding
Hinde Wank's parentage. I have looked online at various databases including
Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org and was unable to find any burial records
for Hinde Wank. I have been in contact with Hinde Wank's granddaughter, but
she has very little information and does not know much about her grandmother
at all. Hinde Wang lived in Brooklyn, NY in 1933 at 154 Rockaway Parkway,
living with her daughter Vivian and son Max according to the 1930 census.
The 1933 city directory for Brooklyn lists her as Annie Wank, widow of
Jacob, living with Vivian and son Max.

Any regarding the above information for Mason Wank and Hinde/Annie Wank or
her death record/parentage would be most appreciated.


Joyce Eastman
Orange City, FL USA

RESEARCHING: WILDER/HONIG/HELFER/ZINKOWER: Brody, Poland/Ukraine and
Vienna, Austria; RUFEISEN: Biala/Sucha/Zywiec/Szare, Poland, Israel, Germany
and Brazil; SCHEIER/ROBINSOHN: Biala/Sucha, Poland and Stanislawow,
Poland/Ukraine (Ivano-Frankvisk); FRANKL/FODOR/PORGES/GROSSMANN/KOHN/WEISZ:
Vaj Ujhely, Hungary/Trencin, Slovakia


Possible Holocaust Artifact #general

Paulette Bronstein
 

Dear Friends,

I've posted a photograph of an artifact belonging to a Holocaust/DP Camp survivor
found this week. It is a tin match box size hand made domino set, I would
appreciate help >from anyone who might have seen a similar artifact.

It is on ViewMate at the following address...

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM73561
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM73562


Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.

Thank you very much.

Paulette Bronstein

Aventura, Florida

GAMBURG, SHAPIR, LEVIN, PITTEL, GORDON, RIMER Salakas, Lithuania, Brooklyn, NY
GAMUS Disna, Belarus and Salakas, Lithuania
ROSENZWAIG, FASS Lodz, Poland, Bergen-Belsen DP Camp, Zlatoust, Russia, Israel
(Hadera, Kfar Saba)


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Possible Holocaust Artifact #general

Paulette Bronstein
 

Dear Friends,

I've posted a photograph of an artifact belonging to a Holocaust/DP Camp survivor
found this week. It is a tin match box size hand made domino set, I would
appreciate help >from anyone who might have seen a similar artifact.

It is on ViewMate at the following address...

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM73561
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM73562


Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.

Thank you very much.

Paulette Bronstein

Aventura, Florida

GAMBURG, SHAPIR, LEVIN, PITTEL, GORDON, RIMER Salakas, Lithuania, Brooklyn, NY
GAMUS Disna, Belarus and Salakas, Lithuania
ROSENZWAIG, FASS Lodz, Poland, Bergen-Belsen DP Camp, Zlatoust, Russia, Israel
(Hadera, Kfar Saba)


1949 Queen Elizabeth Missing Manifest #general

jeremy frankel
 

Dear Genners,

I've run into a strange problem I've not encountered before. I've emailed a couple
of people but no-one's really any the wiser.

I'm researching a married couple who live in England. >from a search in FindMyPast I
saw they had taken two voyages >from England to New York, in 1949 and 1952. These
were the UK Outbound databases.

Then I searched for them in the NY Passenger Arrivals database, and found their
entry in 1952, but not for 1949.

I ended up scrolling through every page in the NARA microfilm (#7713) in both
Ancestry and FamilySearch, and discovered that the only pages scanned were for all
1350 crewmembers. No passengers! And this was on the Queen Elizabeth!

Has anyone ever come across something like this? As the original manifests don't
exist any more, it seems as if there is nothing else one can do. I had hoped to
learn who they might be going to.

See you in Cleveland!

Jeremy

Jeremy G Frankel
ex-Edgware, Middlesex, England
now Sacramento, California, USA

Searching for:
FRANKEL/FRENKEL: Gombin, Poland; London, England
GOLDRATH/GOLD: Praszka, Poland; London, England
KOENIGSBERG: Vilkaviskis, Lithuania; London, England; NY, USA
LEVY (later LEADER): Kalisz, Poland; London, England
PINKUS, Poland; London, England
PRINCZ/PRINCE: Krakow, Poland; London, England; NY, USA


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen 1949 Queen Elizabeth Missing Manifest #general

jeremy frankel
 

Dear Genners,

I've run into a strange problem I've not encountered before. I've emailed a couple
of people but no-one's really any the wiser.

I'm researching a married couple who live in England. >from a search in FindMyPast I
saw they had taken two voyages >from England to New York, in 1949 and 1952. These
were the UK Outbound databases.

Then I searched for them in the NY Passenger Arrivals database, and found their
entry in 1952, but not for 1949.

I ended up scrolling through every page in the NARA microfilm (#7713) in both
Ancestry and FamilySearch, and discovered that the only pages scanned were for all
1350 crewmembers. No passengers! And this was on the Queen Elizabeth!

Has anyone ever come across something like this? As the original manifests don't
exist any more, it seems as if there is nothing else one can do. I had hoped to
learn who they might be going to.

See you in Cleveland!

Jeremy

Jeremy G Frankel
ex-Edgware, Middlesex, England
now Sacramento, California, USA

Searching for:
FRANKEL/FRENKEL: Gombin, Poland; London, England
GOLDRATH/GOLD: Praszka, Poland; London, England
KOENIGSBERG: Vilkaviskis, Lithuania; London, England; NY, USA
LEVY (later LEADER): Kalisz, Poland; London, England
PINKUS, Poland; London, England
PRINCZ/PRINCE: Krakow, Poland; London, England; NY, USA


Rav Francis of Chicago Kollel #general

Neil@...
 

Trying to find out who he married and who his children are (3 sons and
5 daughters). His ancestry traces back to the Francos and Horowitz
rabbinical families.
Neil Rosenstein

MODERATOR NOTE: Private responses only


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Rav Francis of Chicago Kollel #general

Neil@...
 

Trying to find out who he married and who his children are (3 sons and
5 daughters). His ancestry traces back to the Francos and Horowitz
rabbinical families.
Neil Rosenstein

MODERATOR NOTE: Private responses only


Yizkor Book Project, May 2019 #warsaw #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I will start off by noting that this will probably be my last Yizkor
Book monthly report. I will be shortly stepping down as Yizkor Book
Project Manager and my place will be taken over by Binny Lewis. Having
being involved in this project >from around 1999 and leading it >from
2009, it would seem the time is ripe for me to allow someone with new
ideas and energy to take on the project. In the meantime, I will still
be around to help Binny acclimatize to the tasks involved.

I would sincerely like to thank each and every person who has
contributed in some way to the continued success of the Yizkor Book
Project. I am perpetually in awe of the willingness of people to devote
their time and energy to help out in some way to move the various
projects along. I am quite sure that Binny will continue to receive
the same level of support and dedication which will enable the project
to further grow and develop.

As a parting "gift", I am pleased to let you know that the complete
translation of the Wyzkow, Poland Yizkor book is now online. Our
grateful thanks go out to Howard Orenstein who has led this project
from its outset and has untiringly followed through with this project
to its ultimate goal.

Other than that, I would like to note that a number of new Translation
Projects have recently been setup for the books of the following
communities:

- Augustow, Poland
- Skalat, Ukaine
- Zinkiv, Ukraine

The support we need to see these books translated is, naturally,
financial and if you are able to assist in that direction with any
amount, please make your donation on our JewishGen-erosity page (link
below) to the project you wish to support.

Now, before letting you know about the updates and additions, I do wish
you and your families a Shavuot Sameach or a Happy Shavuot.

Last month we added in 3 new entries:

- Baranivka, Ukraine (Zvhil Novograd-Volynskiy)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zvhil/zvhy066.html

- Bakalarzewo, Poland (Jewish community book Suwalk and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/suwalki/suw157.html

- Rohachiv, Ukraine (Zvhil Novograd-Volynskiy)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zvhil/zvhy053.html

And 2 new books:

- Czestochowa, Poland
https://www.czestochowajews.org/history/yizkor-books/book-of-czestochowa/

- Zinkiv, Ukraine www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zinkov/zinkov.html

And we have continued to update 21 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

- Bukovina (Region), Romania/Ukraine (History of the Jews in the Bukovina
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bukowinabook/bukowina.html

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland (Book of the Jewish Community of Dabrowa
Gornicza and its Destruction)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dabrowa/dabrowa.html

- Dieveniskis, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Khotyn, Ukraine (The book of the community of Khotin (Bessarabia))
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Khotyn/Khotyn.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Novohrad-Volyns'kyy, Ukraine (Zvhil Novograd-Volynskiy)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zvhil/zvhil.html

- Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland (Ostrowiec; a monument on the ruins
of an annihilated Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrowiec/ostrowiec.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Siedlce, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Siedlce)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Siedlce1/Siedlce1.html

- Slutsk, Belarus (Slutsk and vicinity memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Slutsk/Slutsk.html

- Sosnove (Ludvipol), Ukraine (Ludvipol (Wolyn); in memory of the
Jewish community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ludvipol/Ludvipol.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

- The Jacob Rassen Story
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JacobRassen/JacobRassen.html

- The Mass Migration
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/MassMigration/MassMigration.html

- Wierzbnik, Poland (Wierzbnik-Starachowitz; a memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wierzbnik/Wierzbnik.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie
and Environs) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Shavuot Sameach/Happy Shavuot,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Be inspired by three new Success! Stories #warsaw #poland

Nancy Siegel
 

Be inspired by three new Success! Stories recently published to the
JewishGen website. You can access these accounts >from the "About Us"
button on the website or by following this link:
http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgen/testimonials/

A Book of Names
By Colin Mathias Justin

"On June 28, 1808, my great-great-great-great-grandfather, Moshe Hanne
Katz, went to the courthouse in the city of Istha, Westphalia, to
change his family's surname forever."

A Wedding List
Discovering A Family Branch
by Richard L. Baum

"To my surprise, a considerable list of vital records associated with
the Maultasch surname materialized on my computer screen. All of the
entries were >from the Polish town of Rzeszow..."

The Genealogical Detective:
Separating Fact >from Fiction
By Helene Schwartz Kenvin

"Amidst a sea of Cohens in the indices to U.S. naturalizations that
took place in mid-19th-century New York courts, I am certain that I
have found the documents relating to my ancestor Abraham, his sons
Alexander and Harris, and his son-in-law Jacob..."

While you're on the Success! Stories webpage, you might also read some
of the moving stories in our Archives. We encourage you to submit your
own success stories to us at: success@lyris.jewishgen.org .

Nancy Siegel, Editor
JewishGen's Success! Stories
San Francisco, CA


Research in Warsaw archives AND access to LDS films NOT digitized #warsaw #poland

Joel weiner
 

BACKGROUND: I have spent many years researching my ENDEWELT folks in
Warsaw. I have data on several hundred individuals >from the early
1800s to the Holocaust.

However, data on my direct ancestral line ends with my
great-grandfather (Mojsche Endervelt b.1878) who died in New York
City. His Death Certificate has his father's name as "Jacob." In all
my research, I have not found any Jacob/Yacov/etc. of the right age.

Mojsche and his wife Golda Fishman/Fiszman were married in Warsaw
1897/98. I have not found any records on familysearch or jewishgen for
that family.

QUESTIONS:
1. Have all of the 19th century Jewish records in the Warsaw Archives
been copied by the LDS?
2. If not, are they accessible to a researcher I would hire there?
2. I see in the LDS catalog that there are films listed as "Granite
Mountain Record Vault." How does one get to view those films not yet
on-line? Specifically, film 106421224.
3. Any other suggestions for this brick wall?

TIA,
Joel


Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland Yizkor Book Project, May 2019 #warsaw #poland

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I will start off by noting that this will probably be my last Yizkor
Book monthly report. I will be shortly stepping down as Yizkor Book
Project Manager and my place will be taken over by Binny Lewis. Having
being involved in this project >from around 1999 and leading it >from
2009, it would seem the time is ripe for me to allow someone with new
ideas and energy to take on the project. In the meantime, I will still
be around to help Binny acclimatize to the tasks involved.

I would sincerely like to thank each and every person who has
contributed in some way to the continued success of the Yizkor Book
Project. I am perpetually in awe of the willingness of people to devote
their time and energy to help out in some way to move the various
projects along. I am quite sure that Binny will continue to receive
the same level of support and dedication which will enable the project
to further grow and develop.

As a parting "gift", I am pleased to let you know that the complete
translation of the Wyzkow, Poland Yizkor book is now online. Our
grateful thanks go out to Howard Orenstein who has led this project
from its outset and has untiringly followed through with this project
to its ultimate goal.

Other than that, I would like to note that a number of new Translation
Projects have recently been setup for the books of the following
communities:

- Augustow, Poland
- Skalat, Ukaine
- Zinkiv, Ukraine

The support we need to see these books translated is, naturally,
financial and if you are able to assist in that direction with any
amount, please make your donation on our JewishGen-erosity page (link
below) to the project you wish to support.

Now, before letting you know about the updates and additions, I do wish
you and your families a Shavuot Sameach or a Happy Shavuot.

Last month we added in 3 new entries:

- Baranivka, Ukraine (Zvhil Novograd-Volynskiy)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zvhil/zvhy066.html

- Bakalarzewo, Poland (Jewish community book Suwalk and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/suwalki/suw157.html

- Rohachiv, Ukraine (Zvhil Novograd-Volynskiy)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zvhil/zvhy053.html

And 2 new books:

- Czestochowa, Poland
https://www.czestochowajews.org/history/yizkor-books/book-of-czestochowa/

- Zinkiv, Ukraine www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zinkov/zinkov.html

And we have continued to update 21 of our existing projects:

- Balti, Moldova (Balti Bessarabia: a memorial of the Jewish community)
http://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/Balti/Balti.html

- Bukovina (Region), Romania/Ukraine (History of the Jews in the Bukovina
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Bukowinabook/bukowina.html

- Chelm, Poland (Commemoration book Chelm)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/chelm/chelm.html

- Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland (Book of the Jewish Community of Dabrowa
Gornicza and its Destruction)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dabrowa/dabrowa.html

- Dieveniskis, Lithuania (Devenishki book; memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dieveniskes/dieveniskes.html

- Jonava, Lithuania (Jonava On the Banks of the Vylia; In memory of
the destroyed Jewish community of Jonava)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Jonava/Jonava.html

- Khotyn, Ukraine (The book of the community of Khotin (Bessarabia))
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Khotyn/Khotyn.html

- Miskolc, Hungary (The martyrs of Miskolc and vicinity)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Miskolc/Miskolc.html

- Novohrad-Volyns'kyy, Ukraine (Zvhil Novograd-Volynskiy)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zvhil/zvhil.html

- Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski, Poland (Ostrowiec; a monument on the ruins
of an annihilated Jewish community)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ostrowiec/ostrowiec.html

- Przemysl, Poland (Przemysl memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/przemysl/przemysl.html

- Siedlce, Poland (Memorial book of the community of Siedlce)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Siedlce1/Siedlce1.html

- Slutsk, Belarus (Slutsk and vicinity memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Slutsk/Slutsk.html

- Sosnove (Ludvipol), Ukraine (Ludvipol (Wolyn); in memory of the
Jewish community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Ludvipol/Ludvipol.html

- Svencionys, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23 communities)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/svencionys/svencionys.html

- Tarnow, Poland (The life and decline of a Jewish city)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/tarnow/tarnow.html

- The Jacob Rassen Story
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JacobRassen/JacobRassen.html

- The Mass Migration
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/MassMigration/MassMigration.html

- Wierzbnik, Poland (Wierzbnik-Starachowitz; a memorial book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wierzbnik/Wierzbnik.html

- Wyszkow, Poland (Wyszkow Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Wyszkow/Wyszkow.html

- Zawiercie, Poland (Yizkor Book of the Holy Community of Zawiercie
and Environs) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/zawiercie/zawiercie.html

Some important links to note:

- This month's additions and updates are flagged at
www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/translations.html to make it easy to find them.
- All you would like to know about the Yizkor Books in Print Project
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip.html
- Yizkor Book Translation Funds
www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/v_projectslist.asp?project_cat=23
where your financial support will assist in seeing more translations go
online.

Shavuot Sameach/Happy Shavuot,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland Be inspired by three new Success! Stories #warsaw #poland

Nancy Siegel
 

Be inspired by three new Success! Stories recently published to the
JewishGen website. You can access these accounts >from the "About Us"
button on the website or by following this link:
http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgen/testimonials/

A Book of Names
By Colin Mathias Justin

"On June 28, 1808, my great-great-great-great-grandfather, Moshe Hanne
Katz, went to the courthouse in the city of Istha, Westphalia, to
change his family's surname forever."

A Wedding List
Discovering A Family Branch
by Richard L. Baum

"To my surprise, a considerable list of vital records associated with
the Maultasch surname materialized on my computer screen. All of the
entries were >from the Polish town of Rzeszow..."

The Genealogical Detective:
Separating Fact >from Fiction
By Helene Schwartz Kenvin

"Amidst a sea of Cohens in the indices to U.S. naturalizations that
took place in mid-19th-century New York courts, I am certain that I
have found the documents relating to my ancestor Abraham, his sons
Alexander and Harris, and his son-in-law Jacob..."

While you're on the Success! Stories webpage, you might also read some
of the moving stories in our Archives. We encourage you to submit your
own success stories to us at: success@lyris.jewishgen.org .

Nancy Siegel, Editor
JewishGen's Success! Stories
San Francisco, CA


Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland Research in Warsaw archives AND access to LDS films NOT digitized #warsaw #poland

Joel weiner
 

BACKGROUND: I have spent many years researching my ENDEWELT folks in
Warsaw. I have data on several hundred individuals >from the early
1800s to the Holocaust.

However, data on my direct ancestral line ends with my
great-grandfather (Mojsche Endervelt b.1878) who died in New York
City. His Death Certificate has his father's name as "Jacob." In all
my research, I have not found any Jacob/Yacov/etc. of the right age.

Mojsche and his wife Golda Fishman/Fiszman were married in Warsaw
1897/98. I have not found any records on familysearch or jewishgen for
that family.

QUESTIONS:
1. Have all of the 19th century Jewish records in the Warsaw Archives
been copied by the LDS?
2. If not, are they accessible to a researcher I would hire there?
2. I see in the LDS catalog that there are films listed as "Granite
Mountain Record Vault." How does one get to view those films not yet
on-line? Specifically, film 106421224.
3. Any other suggestions for this brick wall?

TIA,
Joel


JewishGen's NY Genealogy Course starts June 14 #warsaw #poland

Nancy Siegel
 

So many of our immigrant ancestors lived in New York City -- they
started on the Lower East Side and upgraded to the Bronx and Brooklyn;
their children moved to Queens, Westchester, Long Island and New
Jersey.

We have census reports >from Ancestry and vital records from
ItalianGen, but this class will focus on the more esoteric documents
our ancestors generated, including probate, landsmanshaften, voter
registration, newspapers, and court case records.

This is an intermediate level genealogy course with eight text lessons
you can download; there are no specific times for the course as
students are international. Students will select a branch to research
and receive daily advice and suggestions >from the instructor through a
24/7 Forum, in a query and answer format. Students must feel
comfortable browsing the web and downloading files, have 8-10 hours
available each week, and should select one NYC family where census and
vital records are already documented.

Tuition is $150; registration is open at:
https://www.jewishgen.org/education/description.asp?course=40135

For questions, please email the instructor: Phyllis Kramer,
JewishGen's VP of Education, born and bred in NYC; she will lead you
through it.
phylliskramer1@gmail.com

Nancy Siegel (San Francisco, CA, USA)
Communications Coordinator
JewishGen.org


Reminder to use Amazon Smile to Donate to JG when shopping on Amazon #poland #warsaw

Connie Fisher Newhan
 

I just placed an order on Amazon Smile and received the message below:
=20

"You made a difference.=20
Because you placed this order at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will make a donat=
ion to Jewishgen Inc.=20
Your purchases have supported charity 35 times by starting at smile.amazon.=
com. "



Thought I'd pass it along to remind others Amazon will donate to JewishGen =
every time you shop! =20

Connie Fisher Newhan (#1272)
Southern California
FISHER/FISCHER/FISZER, FISZEL (Warszawa& Bedzin, Poland),S(Z)PRINGER, , HER=
SZLIKOWICZ, HAMBURGER (Bedzin, Lagiza, Zarki, Poland), GERSTEN (Obertyn, Ga=
lacia) BARSKA/BARSKY/BARSKIY(Odessa), GOLDBERG (Sokolka?), FELDMAN (Veliuon=
a,Kaunas), KAHN/KOHN/COHN/CAHN, FRIEDSAM (Bodendorf, Coln? Germany, Pittsbu=
rgh, PA), NEWHAN/NEUHAN/NEUHAHN (Hesse Cassel, Meimbressen, Germany, Baltim=
ore, MD), BOHORODCZANER (Potok Zloty, Ukraine), LEVINE, BLUM, ROTH, ROCKOVI=
TZ, ABRAMS, RABINOWITZ

=20

"A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives." =C2=
=A0=C2=A0 Jackie Robinson


Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland JewishGen's NY Genealogy Course starts June 14 #warsaw #poland

Nancy Siegel
 

So many of our immigrant ancestors lived in New York City -- they
started on the Lower East Side and upgraded to the Bronx and Brooklyn;
their children moved to Queens, Westchester, Long Island and New
Jersey.

We have census reports >from Ancestry and vital records from
ItalianGen, but this class will focus on the more esoteric documents
our ancestors generated, including probate, landsmanshaften, voter
registration, newspapers, and court case records.

This is an intermediate level genealogy course with eight text lessons
you can download; there are no specific times for the course as
students are international. Students will select a branch to research
and receive daily advice and suggestions >from the instructor through a
24/7 Forum, in a query and answer format. Students must feel
comfortable browsing the web and downloading files, have 8-10 hours
available each week, and should select one NYC family where census and
vital records are already documented.

Tuition is $150; registration is open at:
https://www.jewishgen.org/education/description.asp?course=40135

For questions, please email the instructor: Phyllis Kramer,
JewishGen's VP of Education, born and bred in NYC; she will lead you
through it.
phylliskramer1@gmail.com

Nancy Siegel (San Francisco, CA, USA)
Communications Coordinator
JewishGen.org


Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland Reminder to use Amazon Smile to Donate to JG when shopping on Amazon #warsaw #poland

Connie Fisher Newhan
 

I just placed an order on Amazon Smile and received the message below:
=20

"You made a difference.=20
Because you placed this order at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will make a donat=
ion to Jewishgen Inc.=20
Your purchases have supported charity 35 times by starting at smile.amazon.=
com. "



Thought I'd pass it along to remind others Amazon will donate to JewishGen =
every time you shop! =20

Connie Fisher Newhan (#1272)
Southern California
FISHER/FISCHER/FISZER, FISZEL (Warszawa& Bedzin, Poland),S(Z)PRINGER, , HER=
SZLIKOWICZ, HAMBURGER (Bedzin, Lagiza, Zarki, Poland), GERSTEN (Obertyn, Ga=
lacia) BARSKA/BARSKY/BARSKIY(Odessa), GOLDBERG (Sokolka?), FELDMAN (Veliuon=
a,Kaunas), KAHN/KOHN/COHN/CAHN, FRIEDSAM (Bodendorf, Coln? Germany, Pittsbu=
rgh, PA), NEWHAN/NEUHAN/NEUHAHN (Hesse Cassel, Meimbressen, Germany, Baltim=
ore, MD), BOHORODCZANER (Potok Zloty, Ukraine), LEVINE, BLUM, ROTH, ROCKOVI=
TZ, ABRAMS, RABINOWITZ

=20

"A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives." =C2=
=A0=C2=A0 Jackie Robinson

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