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Re: Family name: Baron #general

Roger Lustig
 

Dear Andrew:
There are Jews named KAISER, KOENIG (king), FUERST (prince), GRAF
(count) and HERZOG (duke), so why not BARON?

Lars Menk suggests bar-On ("son of strength"), Ben Rav Nachman
(acronym), etc., so your guess may be good too.

BARON was used as a surname before most Jews adopted such; Louis Lewin
reports its presence in Lissa since 1777.

Roger Lustig
Princeton, NJ USA

Lenard, Andrew wrote:
What could be the origin of the family name "Baron?" It seems to occur
among Jews. Could it come >from "ben Aaron?" Any suggestion would be
welcome.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Family name: Baron #general

Roger Lustig
 

Dear Andrew:
There are Jews named KAISER, KOENIG (king), FUERST (prince), GRAF
(count) and HERZOG (duke), so why not BARON?

Lars Menk suggests bar-On ("son of strength"), Ben Rav Nachman
(acronym), etc., so your guess may be good too.

BARON was used as a surname before most Jews adopted such; Louis Lewin
reports its presence in Lissa since 1777.

Roger Lustig
Princeton, NJ USA

Lenard, Andrew wrote:
What could be the origin of the family name "Baron?" It seems to occur
among Jews. Could it come >from "ben Aaron?" Any suggestion would be
welcome.


Viewmate translation request - Old German #general

davestra@ymail.com <davestra@...>
 

Fellow Jewishgenners, I've posted a vital record in Old German for
which I need a translation of one word. I am seeking only a translation
of Moses Strasfeld's (my great-great-grandfather's) occupation. The document
is on ViewMate at the following address.

http://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=32770

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.
Thank you very much.
Dave Strausfeld
Durham, North Carolina
davestra@ymail.com
researching STRASFELD/STREISFELD (in Galicia)


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Viewmate translation request - Old German #general

davestra@ymail.com <davestra@...>
 

Fellow Jewishgenners, I've posted a vital record in Old German for
which I need a translation of one word. I am seeking only a translation
of Moses Strasfeld's (my great-great-grandfather's) occupation. The document
is on ViewMate at the following address.

http://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=32770

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.
Thank you very much.
Dave Strausfeld
Durham, North Carolina
davestra@ymail.com
researching STRASFELD/STREISFELD (in Galicia)


Searching OSTWALD from Horde and Belecke #general

Steve Groeger <sgroeger@...>
 

I have reason to believe my great grandmother Rosalie OSTWALD Rosenthal
was born in Horde May 10,1860 and her sister Bertha OSTWALD Fleishhacker was
born April 27, 1858 also in Horde. Their father, my great great grandfather,
Menke OSTWALD was born August 10, 1810 in Belecke. I would like to obtain
documentation that will confirm this as well as expanding my ancestry
search.

Steven Groeger
Lawrenceville NJ U.S.A.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Searching OSTWALD from Horde and Belecke #general

Steve Groeger <sgroeger@...>
 

I have reason to believe my great grandmother Rosalie OSTWALD Rosenthal
was born in Horde May 10,1860 and her sister Bertha OSTWALD Fleishhacker was
born April 27, 1858 also in Horde. Their father, my great great grandfather,
Menke OSTWALD was born August 10, 1810 in Belecke. I would like to obtain
documentation that will confirm this as well as expanding my ancestry
search.

Steven Groeger
Lawrenceville NJ U.S.A.


French Revolution Digital Archive #france

Jan Meisels Allen
 

Stanford University ( US- California) and the Bibliotheque Nationale
de France (BNF) has launched a new digital archive on the French Revolution
the French Revolution Digital Archive (FRDA). Included are the
day-to-day French parliamentary records >from 1789 to 1794 and a vast
visual collection of 14,000+ prints >from the French national library.
The archive is based around two main resources,the Archives
parlementaires and 14,000 images known as the Images de la Revolution
Francaise. The parliamentary records consist of letters, reports,
speeches and first-hand accounts >from a variety of sources. Many famous
and not-so-famous people are mentioned in the reports. The database can
be searched by keyword, person, timeline and document type. To access
the archives go to:
http://frda.stanford.edu/
Access is free.

Thank you to Genealogy In Time for alerting us to this new website.


Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


French SIG #France French Revolution Digital Archive #france

Jan Meisels Allen
 

Stanford University ( US- California) and the Bibliotheque Nationale
de France (BNF) has launched a new digital archive on the French Revolution
the French Revolution Digital Archive (FRDA). Included are the
day-to-day French parliamentary records >from 1789 to 1794 and a vast
visual collection of 14,000+ prints >from the French national library.
The archive is based around two main resources,the Archives
parlementaires and 14,000 images known as the Images de la Revolution
Francaise. The parliamentary records consist of letters, reports,
speeches and first-hand accounts >from a variety of sources. Many famous
and not-so-famous people are mentioned in the reports. The database can
be searched by keyword, person, timeline and document type. To access
the archives go to:
http://frda.stanford.edu/
Access is free.

Thank you to Genealogy In Time for alerting us to this new website.


Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


Re: INTRO-researching STERN family from Monchengladbach, Germany and BLASCHKE family from Wroclaw, Poland (Breslau, Germany.) #germany

Irene Peters <iupfamilyresearch@...>
 

Rebecca,

Welcome to the group!

I just looked up Otto and Irma in the Gedenkbuch of the Bundesarchiv
in Germany (website). According to it Otto and Irma were deported from
Breslau to the District of Lublin on May 3, 1942. When you google
"Gedenkbuch Bundesarchiv" and then, on the website, go to Search in
the Directory of Names, enter STERN Otto, his is the second entry from
the top. Hope this helps. Best regards,

Irene Peters, Dallas, TX iupfamilyresearch@gmail.com


German SIG #Germany re: INTRO-researching STERN family from Monchengladbach, Germany and BLASCHKE family from Wroclaw, Poland (Breslau, Germany.) #germany

Irene Peters <iupfamilyresearch@...>
 

Rebecca,

Welcome to the group!

I just looked up Otto and Irma in the Gedenkbuch of the Bundesarchiv
in Germany (website). According to it Otto and Irma were deported from
Breslau to the District of Lublin on May 3, 1942. When you google
"Gedenkbuch Bundesarchiv" and then, on the website, go to Search in
the Directory of Names, enter STERN Otto, his is the second entry from
the top. Hope this helps. Best regards,

Irene Peters, Dallas, TX iupfamilyresearch@gmail.com


Re: INTRO-researching STERN family from Monchengladbach, Germany and BLASCHKE family from Wroclaw, Poland (Breslau, Germany.) #germany

Roger Lustig
 

**** Moderator note: This is an example of how a good "INTRO
email can produce good results - often within 24 hours. *****

Dear Rebecca: Welcome!

Thank you for your intro, which is most informative. Thanks also for
putting your queries in the Family Finder.

One place you should check is the Gedenkbuch Deutschland--the German
Holocaust memorial database.

http://www.bundesarchiv.de/gedenkbuch/directory.html

It will give information about deportation destinations, etc.

BLASCHKE is an unusual surname with only a few entries in Menk's
Dictionary of German-Jewish Surnames. They're all >from the eastern parts
of Germany--all but one now in Poland, the other right on the border.

The Gedenkbuch lists a Martin BLASCHKE born in 1864 in Frankfurt/Oder
(the town on the border), who was deported >from Chemnitz, where he
lived. Could this be the Martin B you refer to?

Good luck, and keep us posted on what you find!

Roger Lustig Princeton, NJ USA research coordinator, GerSIG

On 3/21/2014 Rebecca Stern<rsternlmt@gmail.com> wrote:.............
The branches applicable to this group (and that I have entered in the JGFF) are:

STERN- Monchengladbach, Germany, moved to Breslau, Germany (Wroclaw,
Poland) in the early 1900's. Otto Stern joined his father-in-law
(Martin Blaschke) in some form of "credit investigation business." To
our knowledge, any family Otto had in Monchengladbach stayed there
when he moved to Breslau.

BLASCHKE- Breslau, Germany (Wroclaw, Poland)

Thus far, I know the birth and death dates of my grandfather, Frans
Martin STERN (born 1906 in Breslau/Wroclaw, died Dec. 1968 in
Rochester, NY) and that he, my grandmother (Dora Tchenio) and my
father (Daniel Stern) came to Rochester, NY in 1949 after spending the
War in Locarno, Switzerland.

We also know the birth dates of Frans' parents, Otto STERN (born Sept
4, 1876 in Monchengladbach) and Irma Salomon BLASCHKE (born Feb. 9,
1885 in Breslau.) They were married March 26, 1905 in Breslau. Their
last known address and contact was out of a letter >from Breslau in
April, 1942. I have not thus far found evidence of where they were
sent when the remaining Jews of Breslau were sent to the concentration camps.

The only other information I have found about the family is the names
of Irma BLASCHKE's parents...Martin Blaschke and Valeria FRIEDLAENDER.

My primary research goals now are to find family history for the
Stern/Blaschke families before the Holocaust and perhaps to learn
where Otto and Irma Stern were sent after April 1942.


German SIG #Germany Re: INTRO-researching STERN family from Monchengladbach, Germany and BLASCHKE family from Wroclaw, Poland (Breslau, Germany.) #germany

Roger Lustig
 

**** Moderator note: This is an example of how a good "INTRO
email can produce good results - often within 24 hours. *****

Dear Rebecca: Welcome!

Thank you for your intro, which is most informative. Thanks also for
putting your queries in the Family Finder.

One place you should check is the Gedenkbuch Deutschland--the German
Holocaust memorial database.

http://www.bundesarchiv.de/gedenkbuch/directory.html

It will give information about deportation destinations, etc.

BLASCHKE is an unusual surname with only a few entries in Menk's
Dictionary of German-Jewish Surnames. They're all >from the eastern parts
of Germany--all but one now in Poland, the other right on the border.

The Gedenkbuch lists a Martin BLASCHKE born in 1864 in Frankfurt/Oder
(the town on the border), who was deported >from Chemnitz, where he
lived. Could this be the Martin B you refer to?

Good luck, and keep us posted on what you find!

Roger Lustig Princeton, NJ USA research coordinator, GerSIG

On 3/21/2014 Rebecca Stern<rsternlmt@gmail.com> wrote:.............
The branches applicable to this group (and that I have entered in the JGFF) are:

STERN- Monchengladbach, Germany, moved to Breslau, Germany (Wroclaw,
Poland) in the early 1900's. Otto Stern joined his father-in-law
(Martin Blaschke) in some form of "credit investigation business." To
our knowledge, any family Otto had in Monchengladbach stayed there
when he moved to Breslau.

BLASCHKE- Breslau, Germany (Wroclaw, Poland)

Thus far, I know the birth and death dates of my grandfather, Frans
Martin STERN (born 1906 in Breslau/Wroclaw, died Dec. 1968 in
Rochester, NY) and that he, my grandmother (Dora Tchenio) and my
father (Daniel Stern) came to Rochester, NY in 1949 after spending the
War in Locarno, Switzerland.

We also know the birth dates of Frans' parents, Otto STERN (born Sept
4, 1876 in Monchengladbach) and Irma Salomon BLASCHKE (born Feb. 9,
1885 in Breslau.) They were married March 26, 1905 in Breslau. Their
last known address and contact was out of a letter >from Breslau in
April, 1942. I have not thus far found evidence of where they were
sent when the remaining Jews of Breslau were sent to the concentration camps.

The only other information I have found about the family is the names
of Irma BLASCHKE's parents...Martin Blaschke and Valeria FRIEDLAENDER.

My primary research goals now are to find family history for the
Stern/Blaschke families before the Holocaust and perhaps to learn
where Otto and Irma Stern were sent after April 1942.


Re: Lipkany Jewish Cemetery destroyed! #bessarabia

Judite Orensztajn
 

Were these news published in English? I would like to share them with my
friends that, as me, can't read the Cyrillic alphabet.
Thank you and shavua tov!

Judite Orensztajn
Jerusalem

-----Original Message-----
From: Yefim Kogan [mailto:yefimk@verizon.net]
Sent: sexta-feira, 21 de marco de 2014 14:04
To: Bessarabia SIG
Subject: Lipkany Jewish Cemetery destroyed!

Yesterday, March 20, 2014 in Lipcani, Briceni district, fire almost
completely destroyed the Jewish cemetery.
http://daylinews.net/v-lipkanax-sgorelo-evrejskoe-kladbishhe/

Yefim Kogan
Bessarabia SIG Leader and Coordinator
Researching KOGAN, SPIVAK, KHAYMOVICH, SRULEVICH, LEVIT in Kaushany,
Bendery, Tarutino, Akkerman, Kiliya - all in Bessarabia, KHAIMOVICH in
Galatz, Romania, KOGAN in Dubossary, Moldova, SRULEVICH in Shanghai, China


Bessarabia SIG #Bessarabia RE: Lipkany Jewish Cemetery destroyed! #bessarabia

Judite Orensztajn
 

Were these news published in English? I would like to share them with my
friends that, as me, can't read the Cyrillic alphabet.
Thank you and shavua tov!

Judite Orensztajn
Jerusalem

-----Original Message-----
From: Yefim Kogan [mailto:yefimk@verizon.net]
Sent: sexta-feira, 21 de marco de 2014 14:04
To: Bessarabia SIG
Subject: Lipkany Jewish Cemetery destroyed!

Yesterday, March 20, 2014 in Lipcani, Briceni district, fire almost
completely destroyed the Jewish cemetery.
http://daylinews.net/v-lipkanax-sgorelo-evrejskoe-kladbishhe/

Yefim Kogan
Bessarabia SIG Leader and Coordinator
Researching KOGAN, SPIVAK, KHAYMOVICH, SRULEVICH, LEVIT in Kaushany,
Bendery, Tarutino, Akkerman, Kiliya - all in Bessarabia, KHAIMOVICH in
Galatz, Romania, KOGAN in Dubossary, Moldova, SRULEVICH in Shanghai, China


Re: House number 2313 in Warszawa #warsaw #poland

kris.murawski@...
 

Perhaps a clue may provide the information that all addresses listed in your
e-mail are contained within the area of the tannery factories of Pfeiffer
Brothers in Warsaw. The Fabryka Garbarska P. F. "Bracia Pfeiffer" was
located between Smocza 41-45, Gliniana 2-10, Okopowa 58-72, Niska,
Kampinoska 1-5 and Sochaczewska 1-3
(http://warszawa.wikia.com/wiki/Fabryka_Garbarska_Bracia_Pfeiffer).
You will find all these streets on a map of Warsaw. I found the map
included with the book "The Warsaw Ghetto: A Guide to the Perished City" by
Engelking and Leociak very helpful, because it provides not only the street
names, but also the house numbers.
The Nowokarmelicka Street listed in your e-mail is not shown on the map.
Nowokarmelicka was the name of the section of Karmelicka between Gesia and
Niska. Nowowolynska I cannot identify; it must be somehow related to
Wolynska which is on the map. (I have the Polish version of the book, but I
assume that the same maps are included with the English version).
The puzzle of Niska 73, Kampinoska 1 and Sochaczewska 1-5 having the same
number (2313n) is rather simple: all these addresses are closely adjoining
each other and seem to be carved out >from apparently one real estate
property.

-----Original Message-----
From: BERLINE Nicole [mailto:nicole.berline@orange.fr]
Sent: Saturday, March 22, 2014 6:57 AM
To: Warszawa Research Group
Cc: Jean-Clause Werba
Subject: [warszawa] House number 2313 in Warszawa

*** Help JewishGen Help You! ***
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I have come across a puzzle about the house number (hypoteka) 2313 in the
1909 Warszawa directory http://ebuw.uw.edu.pl/Content/7572/directory.djvu
Starting page 889, there is a list of homeowners with the corresponding
house numbers and street adresses which is a treasure trove, all the more
because DJVU has a very efficient wordsearch engine.

There are many houses with number 2313, scattered along several streets,
some far apart.
Moreover, to add to the mystery, the same complete house number 2313n with
the same owner ( Pfeiffer bracia) appears at different street adresses.

I hope some of our experts can explain this situation.

Best regards
Nicole Berline, Paris.

here is the list

2313ab/33 Dzika 29
2313ab/32 Dzika 31
2313ab/31 Dzika 33
2313ab/1a Dzika 35
2313ab/w Dzika 37
2313ab/x Dzika 39
2313ab/y Dzika 41

2313f Gliniana 13
2313n Kampinowska 1

2313ab/.. Mila: all numbers >from 30 to 46, then 48,50,52,
2313a/2 Mila 61
2313a/3 Mila 63
2313a20 Mila 66
2313a/5 Mila 69

2313aby Nizka 31
2313abz Nizka 33
2313ab/59 Nizka 35
2313k Nizka 37
2313ab31a Nizka 39
2313ab/40 Nizka 41
2313ab/39 Nizka 43
2313ab/38 Nizka 45
2313ab/35 Nizka 47
2313ab/36 Nizka 49
2313o Nizka 51
2313p Nizka 53
2313h Nizka 55
2313a/17 Nizka 57
2313a/xx Nizka 61
2313n Nizka 73 (same house number and same owner as Kampinowska 1)


2313c Nowo-Karmelicka 7,9,
2313.... Nowo-Karmelicka 14,15,16,17,18,20

2313.... Nowo Wolynska 2,4,8

2313.... Okopowa 56,58
2313n Okopowa 58, 60, 62, 64, 68, 70 (same house number and same
owner as Kampinowska 1)
2313n Smocza 43,45
2313i Smocza 44
2313a/V Smocza 46
2313ab/XI Smocza 52
2313ab/V Smocza 54
2313n Sochaczewa 1,3,5 (same house number and same owner as
Kampinowska 1)





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Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland RE: House number 2313 in Warszawa #warsaw #poland

kris.murawski@...
 

Perhaps a clue may provide the information that all addresses listed in your
e-mail are contained within the area of the tannery factories of Pfeiffer
Brothers in Warsaw. The Fabryka Garbarska P. F. "Bracia Pfeiffer" was
located between Smocza 41-45, Gliniana 2-10, Okopowa 58-72, Niska,
Kampinoska 1-5 and Sochaczewska 1-3
(http://warszawa.wikia.com/wiki/Fabryka_Garbarska_Bracia_Pfeiffer).
You will find all these streets on a map of Warsaw. I found the map
included with the book "The Warsaw Ghetto: A Guide to the Perished City" by
Engelking and Leociak very helpful, because it provides not only the street
names, but also the house numbers.
The Nowokarmelicka Street listed in your e-mail is not shown on the map.
Nowokarmelicka was the name of the section of Karmelicka between Gesia and
Niska. Nowowolynska I cannot identify; it must be somehow related to
Wolynska which is on the map. (I have the Polish version of the book, but I
assume that the same maps are included with the English version).
The puzzle of Niska 73, Kampinoska 1 and Sochaczewska 1-5 having the same
number (2313n) is rather simple: all these addresses are closely adjoining
each other and seem to be carved out >from apparently one real estate
property.

-----Original Message-----
From: BERLINE Nicole [mailto:nicole.berline@orange.fr]
Sent: Saturday, March 22, 2014 6:57 AM
To: Warszawa Research Group
Cc: Jean-Clause Werba
Subject: [warszawa] House number 2313 in Warszawa

*** Help JewishGen Help You! ***
http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgen-erosity/
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
I have come across a puzzle about the house number (hypoteka) 2313 in the
1909 Warszawa directory http://ebuw.uw.edu.pl/Content/7572/directory.djvu
Starting page 889, there is a list of homeowners with the corresponding
house numbers and street adresses which is a treasure trove, all the more
because DJVU has a very efficient wordsearch engine.

There are many houses with number 2313, scattered along several streets,
some far apart.
Moreover, to add to the mystery, the same complete house number 2313n with
the same owner ( Pfeiffer bracia) appears at different street adresses.

I hope some of our experts can explain this situation.

Best regards
Nicole Berline, Paris.

here is the list

2313ab/33 Dzika 29
2313ab/32 Dzika 31
2313ab/31 Dzika 33
2313ab/1a Dzika 35
2313ab/w Dzika 37
2313ab/x Dzika 39
2313ab/y Dzika 41

2313f Gliniana 13
2313n Kampinowska 1

2313ab/.. Mila: all numbers >from 30 to 46, then 48,50,52,
2313a/2 Mila 61
2313a/3 Mila 63
2313a20 Mila 66
2313a/5 Mila 69

2313aby Nizka 31
2313abz Nizka 33
2313ab/59 Nizka 35
2313k Nizka 37
2313ab31a Nizka 39
2313ab/40 Nizka 41
2313ab/39 Nizka 43
2313ab/38 Nizka 45
2313ab/35 Nizka 47
2313ab/36 Nizka 49
2313o Nizka 51
2313p Nizka 53
2313h Nizka 55
2313a/17 Nizka 57
2313a/xx Nizka 61
2313n Nizka 73 (same house number and same owner as Kampinowska 1)


2313c Nowo-Karmelicka 7,9,
2313.... Nowo-Karmelicka 14,15,16,17,18,20

2313.... Nowo Wolynska 2,4,8

2313.... Okopowa 56,58
2313n Okopowa 58, 60, 62, 64, 68, 70 (same house number and same
owner as Kampinowska 1)
2313n Smocza 43,45
2313i Smocza 44
2313a/V Smocza 46
2313ab/XI Smocza 52
2313ab/V Smocza 54
2313n Sochaczewa 1,3,5 (same house number and same owner as
Kampinowska 1)





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Researching SHAYNES/SCHEINES/SHANIS from Grodno #belarus

Liz Hanellin
 

Hello Belarus SIG,
I'm new to the list.I have recently begun researching my paternal grandmother's
family. I always knew that my grandmother, Anna, was born in "Russia",which
I assumed meant Ukraine, but recently I learned that her family was actually
from Grodno (I don't know whether the town or the gubernia). Anna's parents
were known in the U.S. as Phil and Rebecca/Beckie SHAYNES. >from what I have
learned >from my family, Phil and Beckie divorced at some point and she remarried
(she was already a widow >from her second marriage in the 1940 U.S. census).
I have no record of them together in the U.S., but I know that they were both here.
Phil came over first, in 1909. I located the two legs of his boat travels, first
from Hamburg to Liverpool, then >from Liverpool to New York. On these boat
manifests he is listed as Pesach/Pejsach SCHEINES. On the 1910 U.S. census,
he is living with the ELFMAN family (Beckie's maiden name was ELFMAN and
this was her brother's family) and he is listed as Pasik SHANIS. I lose
his trail after this. Beckie came over in 1910 with their three children
In English, the children's names were Ida, Anna and Sam. On their
manifest, Beckie is listed as Riwke and the children are listed as Chaijke,
Henne and Bolke SCHEINES. (Has anyone heard of the name Bolke?)I would like
to try to find some records of Phil and Beckie/Pesach and Rivka's marriage
in Grodno as well as records of their children's births. And, of course,
any information about other family members, family events, etc., that
might exist.A big challenge, of course, is the spelling of their last
name, since it seems like there could be dozens of variations.Does anyone
have any information about this family name? Or could you lead me in the
the right direction in terms of research resources?
Many thanks in advance.

Liz Hanellin
New York City,NY
liz_hanellin@yahoo.com


Belarus SIG #Belarus Researching SHAYNES/SCHEINES/SHANIS from Grodno #belarus

Liz Hanellin
 

Hello Belarus SIG,
I'm new to the list.I have recently begun researching my paternal grandmother's
family. I always knew that my grandmother, Anna, was born in "Russia",which
I assumed meant Ukraine, but recently I learned that her family was actually
from Grodno (I don't know whether the town or the gubernia). Anna's parents
were known in the U.S. as Phil and Rebecca/Beckie SHAYNES. >from what I have
learned >from my family, Phil and Beckie divorced at some point and she remarried
(she was already a widow >from her second marriage in the 1940 U.S. census).
I have no record of them together in the U.S., but I know that they were both here.
Phil came over first, in 1909. I located the two legs of his boat travels, first
from Hamburg to Liverpool, then >from Liverpool to New York. On these boat
manifests he is listed as Pesach/Pejsach SCHEINES. On the 1910 U.S. census,
he is living with the ELFMAN family (Beckie's maiden name was ELFMAN and
this was her brother's family) and he is listed as Pasik SHANIS. I lose
his trail after this. Beckie came over in 1910 with their three children
In English, the children's names were Ida, Anna and Sam. On their
manifest, Beckie is listed as Riwke and the children are listed as Chaijke,
Henne and Bolke SCHEINES. (Has anyone heard of the name Bolke?)I would like
to try to find some records of Phil and Beckie/Pesach and Rivka's marriage
in Grodno as well as records of their children's births. And, of course,
any information about other family members, family events, etc., that
might exist.A big challenge, of course, is the spelling of their last
name, since it seems like there could be dozens of variations.Does anyone
have any information about this family name? Or could you lead me in the
the right direction in terms of research resources?
Many thanks in advance.

Liz Hanellin
New York City,NY
liz_hanellin@yahoo.com


Re: 1000 Years of European Border Changes - Automated Map #general

Roxanne Richardson
 

The time lapse map is >from Centennia Historical Atlas software.
http://www.clockwk.com/ There are ways to look at particular regions
over time rather than a huge overview of all of Europe. I bought this
software a few years ago when I first started doing genealogy, because I
knew nothing about European history and didn't know, for example, what
the Holy Roman Empire was, when it operated, how it changed, and when it
dissolved. There is a feature of the software that tells you what
historical events were occurring at a each point in time as the borders
changed. You can manually step through the border changes, as well. If
I'm remembering it correctly, you can take snapshots of maps and save
them, which can be nice if you want to include them in your family
history documents.

I don't have any connection to the company, other than as a customer.

Roxanne Richardson
Minneapolis, Minnesota


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: 1000 Years of European Border Changes - Automated Map #general

Roxanne Richardson
 

The time lapse map is >from Centennia Historical Atlas software.
http://www.clockwk.com/ There are ways to look at particular regions
over time rather than a huge overview of all of Europe. I bought this
software a few years ago when I first started doing genealogy, because I
knew nothing about European history and didn't know, for example, what
the Holy Roman Empire was, when it operated, how it changed, and when it
dissolved. There is a feature of the software that tells you what
historical events were occurring at a each point in time as the borders
changed. You can manually step through the border changes, as well. If
I'm remembering it correctly, you can take snapshots of maps and save
them, which can be nice if you want to include them in your family
history documents.

I don't have any connection to the company, other than as a customer.

Roxanne Richardson
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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