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USHMM collecting self-published Survivor Memoirs and Family Histories #general

Lewis, Megan
 

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Library recently launched
a project to collect contemporary self-published Survivor Memoirs and
Family Histories. The Library launched this project due to a growing
number of Survivors and their family members donating published and
self-published testimonies to the Museum.

This project has allowed the Library to greatly expand our digital
collections. As these are contemporary publications, the Library has
been seeking out digital copies to add to our collection as well. With
the permissions of the author, the library has been making many of
these publications universally available. Those publications can be
found through the following link:
https://archive.org/details/ushmmsurvivormemoirs . In addition to those
publicly available on the web, the Library also has many more of these
publications available at on-site at the museum.

If you have materials that you would like to donate, in either
physical or digital forms, please email the library at
digital_library@... .

Megan Lewis Reference Librarian 202.314.7860
National Institute for Holocaust Documentation
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
www.ushmm.org


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen USHMM collecting self-published Survivor Memoirs and Family Histories #general

Lewis, Megan
 

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Library recently launched
a project to collect contemporary self-published Survivor Memoirs and
Family Histories. The Library launched this project due to a growing
number of Survivors and their family members donating published and
self-published testimonies to the Museum.

This project has allowed the Library to greatly expand our digital
collections. As these are contemporary publications, the Library has
been seeking out digital copies to add to our collection as well. With
the permissions of the author, the library has been making many of
these publications universally available. Those publications can be
found through the following link:
https://archive.org/details/ushmmsurvivormemoirs . In addition to those
publicly available on the web, the Library also has many more of these
publications available at on-site at the museum.

If you have materials that you would like to donate, in either
physical or digital forms, please email the library at
digital_library@... .

Megan Lewis Reference Librarian 202.314.7860
National Institute for Holocaust Documentation
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
www.ushmm.org


Yizkor Book Project, January 2019 #belarus

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I am continually touched and heartened by the number of people
dedicating their time to advance the Yizkor Book Project. As an
example, I recently received a number of messages >from people
interested in taking on the coordination of some of our
"coordinator-less" Yizkor Book projects, to help move them forward. If
you would like to know more about the coordination of a particular
Yizkor book, please feel free to contact me and I will explain what is
involved,

Last month saw several more projects being completed online and they were:

- "Memories >from Nowy-Dwor" relating to the community of Nowy Dwor
Mazowiecki, Poland which was ably coordinated by Debra Michlewitz.
- "We Want To Live" which is a book describing the arduous journey of
Jewish martyrs across Europe during World War Two. It was kindly
donated to us by the author's son - Joshua Rassen.

On a further welcome note, once again, the Yizkor Books in Print
Project have published another book: "Memorial Book of the Community
of Chorzel" on the community of Chorzele, Poland. The remarkable work
of the YBIP Project team continues ever onward, month by month.

I am also pleased to note that Meir Gover has generously allowed us
access to a 520 page Yizkor book he has prepared on the communities of
Dlugosiodlo and Poreba Koceby. We have added links in the listings of
these communities and, hence this book, in our Translations Index.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
January:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Gaveikenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland
- Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195.html

- Girkalnis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_039.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195a.html

- Griskabudis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_052.html

- Kaltinenai, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1217.html

- Nagartava, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/jew267.html

- Zabrezh'ye, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331.html

- Zabludow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331a.html

And we have continued to update 28 of our existing projects:

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

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

- Biala Podlaska, Poland (Book of Biala Podlaska)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Podlaska/Biala_Podlaska.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

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

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno,
Wolyn) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Dzyatlava, Belarus (A memorial to the Jewish community of Zetel)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyatlava/Dzyatlava.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.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

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolomyya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kolomey)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolomyya/kolomyya.html

- Kutno, Poland (Kutno and Surroundings Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kutno/kutno.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Lithuania (Lite) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lita.html

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

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

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

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

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish
community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.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.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Belarus SIG #Belarus Yizkor Book Project, January 2019 #belarus

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I am continually touched and heartened by the number of people
dedicating their time to advance the Yizkor Book Project. As an
example, I recently received a number of messages >from people
interested in taking on the coordination of some of our
"coordinator-less" Yizkor Book projects, to help move them forward. If
you would like to know more about the coordination of a particular
Yizkor book, please feel free to contact me and I will explain what is
involved,

Last month saw several more projects being completed online and they were:

- "Memories >from Nowy-Dwor" relating to the community of Nowy Dwor
Mazowiecki, Poland which was ably coordinated by Debra Michlewitz.
- "We Want To Live" which is a book describing the arduous journey of
Jewish martyrs across Europe during World War Two. It was kindly
donated to us by the author's son - Joshua Rassen.

On a further welcome note, once again, the Yizkor Books in Print
Project have published another book: "Memorial Book of the Community
of Chorzel" on the community of Chorzele, Poland. The remarkable work
of the YBIP Project team continues ever onward, month by month.

I am also pleased to note that Meir Gover has generously allowed us
access to a 520 page Yizkor book he has prepared on the communities of
Dlugosiodlo and Poreba Koceby. We have added links in the listings of
these communities and, hence this book, in our Translations Index.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
January:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Gaveikenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland
- Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195.html

- Girkalnis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_039.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195a.html

- Griskabudis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_052.html

- Kaltinenai, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1217.html

- Nagartava, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/jew267.html

- Zabrezh'ye, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331.html

- Zabludow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331a.html

And we have continued to update 28 of our existing projects:

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

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

- Biala Podlaska, Poland (Book of Biala Podlaska)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Podlaska/Biala_Podlaska.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

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

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno,
Wolyn) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Dzyatlava, Belarus (A memorial to the Jewish community of Zetel)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyatlava/Dzyatlava.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.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

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolomyya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kolomey)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolomyya/kolomyya.html

- Kutno, Poland (Kutno and Surroundings Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kutno/kutno.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Lithuania (Lite) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lita.html

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

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

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

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

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish
community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.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.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Mesokaszony/Koson #subcarpathia

Judith Shamian <shamianjudith@...>
 

I joined recently and very new to genealogy research.

My mother side of the family lived in Mesokaszony/Koson and I am
looking for people who have done research and know the history of the
jewish community there pre WWII.

Any and all help will be greatly appreciated.

My mother's maiden name is Viasz

Dr. Judith Shamian


Subcarpathia SIG #Subcarpathia Mesokaszony/Koson #subcarpathia

Judith Shamian <shamianjudith@...>
 

I joined recently and very new to genealogy research.

My mother side of the family lived in Mesokaszony/Koson and I am
looking for people who have done research and know the history of the
jewish community there pre WWII.

Any and all help will be greatly appreciated.

My mother's maiden name is Viasz

Dr. Judith Shamian


Yizkor Book Project, January 2019 #subcarpathia

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I am continually touched and heartened by the number of people
dedicating their time to advance the Yizkor Book Project. As an
example, I recently received a number of messages >from people
interested in taking on the coordination of some of our
"coordinator-less" Yizkor Book projects, to help move them forward. If
you would like to know more about the coordination of a particular
Yizkor book, please feel free to contact me and I will explain what is
involved,

Last month saw several more projects being completed online and they were:

- "Memories >from Nowy-Dwor" relating to the community of Nowy Dwor
Mazowiecki, Poland which was ably coordinated by Debra Michlewitz.
- "We Want To Live" which is a book describing the arduous journey of
Jewish martyrs across Europe during World War Two. It was kindly
donated to us by the author's son - Joshua Rassen.

On a further welcome note, once again, the Yizkor Books in Print
Project have published another book: "Memorial Book of the Community
of Chorzel" on the community of Chorzele, Poland. The remarkable work
of the YBIP Project team continues ever onward, month by month.

I am also pleased to note that Meir Gover has generously allowed us
access to a 520 page Yizkor book he has prepared on the communities of
Dlugosiodlo and Poreba Koceby. We have added links in the listings of
these communities and, hence this book, in our Translations Index.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
January:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Gaveikenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland
- Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195.html

- Girkalnis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_039.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195a.html

- Griskabudis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_052.html

- Kaltinenai, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1217.html

- Nagartava, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/jew267.html

- Zabrezh'ye, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331.html

- Zabludow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331a.html

And we have continued to update 28 of our existing projects:

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

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

- Biala Podlaska, Poland (Book of Biala Podlaska)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Podlaska/Biala_Podlaska.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

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

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno,
Wolyn) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Dzyatlava, Belarus (A memorial to the Jewish community of Zetel)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyatlava/Dzyatlava.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.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

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolomyya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kolomey)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolomyya/kolomyya.html

- Kutno, Poland (Kutno and Surroundings Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kutno/kutno.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Lithuania (Lite) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lita.html

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

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

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

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

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish
community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.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.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Subcarpathia SIG #Subcarpathia Yizkor Book Project, January 2019 #subcarpathia

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I am continually touched and heartened by the number of people
dedicating their time to advance the Yizkor Book Project. As an
example, I recently received a number of messages >from people
interested in taking on the coordination of some of our
"coordinator-less" Yizkor Book projects, to help move them forward. If
you would like to know more about the coordination of a particular
Yizkor book, please feel free to contact me and I will explain what is
involved,

Last month saw several more projects being completed online and they were:

- "Memories >from Nowy-Dwor" relating to the community of Nowy Dwor
Mazowiecki, Poland which was ably coordinated by Debra Michlewitz.
- "We Want To Live" which is a book describing the arduous journey of
Jewish martyrs across Europe during World War Two. It was kindly
donated to us by the author's son - Joshua Rassen.

On a further welcome note, once again, the Yizkor Books in Print
Project have published another book: "Memorial Book of the Community
of Chorzel" on the community of Chorzele, Poland. The remarkable work
of the YBIP Project team continues ever onward, month by month.

I am also pleased to note that Meir Gover has generously allowed us
access to a 520 page Yizkor book he has prepared on the communities of
Dlugosiodlo and Poreba Koceby. We have added links in the listings of
these communities and, hence this book, in our Translations Index.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
January:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Gaveikenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland
- Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195.html

- Girkalnis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_039.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195a.html

- Griskabudis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_052.html

- Kaltinenai, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1217.html

- Nagartava, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/jew267.html

- Zabrezh'ye, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331.html

- Zabludow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331a.html

And we have continued to update 28 of our existing projects:

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

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

- Biala Podlaska, Poland (Book of Biala Podlaska)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Podlaska/Biala_Podlaska.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

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

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno,
Wolyn) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Dzyatlava, Belarus (A memorial to the Jewish community of Zetel)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyatlava/Dzyatlava.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.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

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolomyya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kolomey)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolomyya/kolomyya.html

- Kutno, Poland (Kutno and Surroundings Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kutno/kutno.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Lithuania (Lite) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lita.html

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

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

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

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

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish
community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.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.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


Syl GREEN (Sylvan E. GREENWALD) #general

Barbara Mannlein <bsmannlein@...>
 

I'm looking for burial data on Sol GREEN (born Sylvan E. GREENWALD).

Syl was born 12 Sep 1901 in NYC and died 3 Jan 1969 at the Las Vegas (Nevada)
Convalescent Center.

He had been married to Beatrice Kay >from 1933 - 1955.

At the time of death he was wed to Virginia Richards Fawcett.

Green lived in Reno, Nevada >from 1947 to 1966 when he moved to Las Vegas.
During the late 1950s and early 1960s he became well known as a disc jockey
especially to "night people" listeners, his program being on the air for some
time in the early a.m.

I have found several 1-2 line* reports of his death, but have not been able to
determine his place of burial.

*A funeral will be held Monday at 10:00 AM at Bunker Brothers Mortuary in Las
Vegas with Rabbi Aaron S Gold officiating.

I have contacted every funeral chapel/mortuary and every cemetery in Las Vegas
to no avail.

BTW, his brother were Meier Greenwald, 1894 - 1977, and Melville "Spud"
Greenwald, a jazz musician, 1897 - 1971. They are equally elusive.

I suspect Syl may have been buried in California as his brother Melville lived
there in the 1960s.

Barbara Mannlein
Tucson, Arizona


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Syl GREEN (Sylvan E. GREENWALD) #general

Barbara Mannlein <bsmannlein@...>
 

I'm looking for burial data on Sol GREEN (born Sylvan E. GREENWALD).

Syl was born 12 Sep 1901 in NYC and died 3 Jan 1969 at the Las Vegas (Nevada)
Convalescent Center.

He had been married to Beatrice Kay >from 1933 - 1955.

At the time of death he was wed to Virginia Richards Fawcett.

Green lived in Reno, Nevada >from 1947 to 1966 when he moved to Las Vegas.
During the late 1950s and early 1960s he became well known as a disc jockey
especially to "night people" listeners, his program being on the air for some
time in the early a.m.

I have found several 1-2 line* reports of his death, but have not been able to
determine his place of burial.

*A funeral will be held Monday at 10:00 AM at Bunker Brothers Mortuary in Las
Vegas with Rabbi Aaron S Gold officiating.

I have contacted every funeral chapel/mortuary and every cemetery in Las Vegas
to no avail.

BTW, his brother were Meier Greenwald, 1894 - 1977, and Melville "Spud"
Greenwald, a jazz musician, 1897 - 1971. They are equally elusive.

I suspect Syl may have been buried in California as his brother Melville lived
there in the 1960s.

Barbara Mannlein
Tucson, Arizona


Yizkor Book Project, January 2019 #general

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I am continually touched and heartened by the number of people
dedicating their time to advance the Yizkor Book Project. As an
example, I recently received a number of messages >from people
interested in taking on the coordination of some of our
"coordinator-less" Yizkor Book projects, to help move them forward. If
you would like to know more about the coordination of a particular
Yizkor book, please feel free to contact me and I will explain what is
involved,

Last month saw several more projects being completed online and they were:

- "Memories >from Nowy-Dwor" relating to the community of Nowy Dwor
Mazowiecki, Poland which was ably coordinated by Debra Michlewitz.
- "We Want To Live" which is a book describing the arduous journey of
Jewish martyrs across Europe during World War Two. It was kindly
donated to us by the author's son - Joshua Rassen.

On a further welcome note, once again, the Yizkor Books in Print
Project have published another book: "Memorial Book of the Community
of Chorzel" on the community of Chorzele, Poland. The remarkable work
of the YBIP Project team continues ever onward, month by month.

I am also pleased to note that Meir Gover has generously allowed us
access to a 520 page Yizkor book he has prepared on the communities of
Dlugosiodlo and Poreba Koceby. We have added links in the listings of
these communities and, hence this book, in our Translations Index.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
January:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Gaveikenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland
- Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195.html

- Girkalnis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_039.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195a.html

- Griskabudis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_052.html

- Kaltinenai, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1217.html

- Nagartava, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/jew267.html

- Zabrezh'ye, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331.html

- Zabludow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331a.html

And we have continued to update 28 of our existing projects:

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

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

- Biala Podlaska, Poland (Book of Biala Podlaska)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Podlaska/Biala_Podlaska.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

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

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno,
Wolyn) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Dzyatlava, Belarus (A memorial to the Jewish community of Zetel)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyatlava/Dzyatlava.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.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

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolomyya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kolomey)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolomyya/kolomyya.html

- Kutno, Poland (Kutno and Surroundings Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kutno/kutno.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Lithuania (Lite) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lita.html

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

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

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

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

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish
community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.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.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Yizkor Book Project, January 2019 #general

Lance Ackerfeld <lance.ackerfeld@...>
 

Shalom,

I am continually touched and heartened by the number of people
dedicating their time to advance the Yizkor Book Project. As an
example, I recently received a number of messages >from people
interested in taking on the coordination of some of our
"coordinator-less" Yizkor Book projects, to help move them forward. If
you would like to know more about the coordination of a particular
Yizkor book, please feel free to contact me and I will explain what is
involved,

Last month saw several more projects being completed online and they were:

- "Memories >from Nowy-Dwor" relating to the community of Nowy Dwor
Mazowiecki, Poland which was ably coordinated by Debra Michlewitz.
- "We Want To Live" which is a book describing the arduous journey of
Jewish martyrs across Europe during World War Two. It was kindly
donated to us by the author's son - Joshua Rassen.

On a further welcome note, once again, the Yizkor Books in Print
Project have published another book: "Memorial Book of the Community
of Chorzel" on the community of Chorzele, Poland. The remarkable work
of the YBIP Project team continues ever onward, month by month.

I am also pleased to note that Meir Gover has generously allowed us
access to a 520 page Yizkor book he has prepared on the communities of
Dlugosiodlo and Poreba Koceby. We have added links in the listings of
these communities and, hence this book, in our Translations Index.

And now for the additions and updates are what we've carried out during
January:

We have added in 8 new entries:

- Gaveikenai, Lithuania (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland
- Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195.html

- Girkalnis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_039.html

- Goniadz, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00195a.html

- Griskabudis, Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lit6_052.html

- Kaltinenai, Lithuania (Svintzian region: memorial book of 23
communities) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Svencionys/sve1217.html

- Nagartava, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/jew267.html

- Zabrezh'ye, Belarus (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331.html

- Zabludow, Poland (Encyclopedia of Jewish Communities in Poland -
Volume VIII) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/pinkas_poland/pol8_00331a.html

And we have continued to update 28 of our existing projects:

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

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

- Biala Podlaska, Poland (Book of Biala Podlaska)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Biala_Podlaska/Biala_Podlaska.html

- Czyzew-Osada, Poland (Czyzewo Memorial Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Czyzew/Czyzew.html

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

- Dubno, Ukraine (Dubno; a Memorial to the Jewish community of Dubno,
Wolyn) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/dubno/dubno.html

- Dzyatlava, Belarus (A memorial to the Jewish community of Zetel)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Dzyatlava/Dzyatlava.html

- Jadow, Poland (The Book of Jadow)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/jadow/jadow.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

- Kamyanyets, Belarus (Memorial Book of Kamenets Litovsk, Zastavye,
and Colonies) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Kamenets/Kamenets.html

- Kherson, Ukraine (Jewish Farmers in Russian Fields)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/JewishFarmers/JewishFarmers.html

- Kolomyya, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Kolomey)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kolomyya/kolomyya.html

- Kutno, Poland (Kutno and Surroundings Book)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/kutno/kutno.html

- Lipcani, Moldova (Lipcan of old)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Lipkany2/lipkany2.html

- Lithuania (Preserving Our Litvak Heritage)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lithuania6/lithuania6.html

- Lithuania (Lite) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/lita/lita.html

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

- Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki, Poland (Memories >from Nowy-Dwor)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/nowy_dwor1/nowy_dwor1.html

- Ozeryany, Ukraine (Memorial book, Jezierzany and surroundings)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ozeryany/ozeryany.html

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

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

- Radekhov, Ukraine (Memorial Book of Radikhov)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Radekhov/Radekhov.html

- Sarny, Ukraine (Memorial Book of the Community of Sarny)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/sarny/sarny.html

- Smarhon, Belarus (Smorgonie, District Vilna; memorial book and
testimony) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/smorgon/smorgon.html

- Stowbtsy, Belarus (Memorial volume of Steibtz-Swerznie and the
neighboring villages Rubezhevitz, Derevna, Nalibok)
www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Stowbtsy/Stowbtsy.html

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

- Turobin, Poland (The Turobin book; in memory of the Jewish
community) www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/Turobin/Turobin.html

- We want to live www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/WantToLive/WantToLive.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.

All the best,
Lance Ackerfeld
Yizkor Book Project Manager


David KAPLAN and Family #general

Ann Scher
 

Trying to contact descendants of David Kaplan, possibly my great-grandmother's
brother.

This is what I know although am not 100% certain of all of this since Kaplan is
such a common name:

b: April 1883 Suwalk/Augustow Russia / Poland
d: 1964 New Jersey
emigrated 1905 to NYC

m: Anna [Lipsky?? daughter of Abraham??] around 1905 in Russia (she emigrated
in 1908)

children: Isaac, Alexander, Herman, Ruben all born early 1900's
brother of Esther Kaplan Rutkin and possibly Dora Kaplan Ordansky

Does any of this sound familiar? Please contact me privately.

Thank you,

Ann Scher

researching ORDAN/ORDANSKY Augustow/Suwalk Poland, later Rochester NY


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen David KAPLAN and Family #general

Ann Scher
 

Trying to contact descendants of David Kaplan, possibly my great-grandmother's
brother.

This is what I know although am not 100% certain of all of this since Kaplan is
such a common name:

b: April 1883 Suwalk/Augustow Russia / Poland
d: 1964 New Jersey
emigrated 1905 to NYC

m: Anna [Lipsky?? daughter of Abraham??] around 1905 in Russia (she emigrated
in 1908)

children: Isaac, Alexander, Herman, Ruben all born early 1900's
brother of Esther Kaplan Rutkin and possibly Dora Kaplan Ordansky

Does any of this sound familiar? Please contact me privately.

Thank you,

Ann Scher

researching ORDAN/ORDANSKY Augustow/Suwalk Poland, later Rochester NY


Re: Location of Kovno Gubernia #general

rv Kaplan
 

Carol
Kovno Gubernia was the province of the Russian Empire centered around Kovno (now
Kaunas) and comprised many towns and shtetls with Jewish communities large and
small. I would start by looking at the maps and information available at:
https://www.litvaksig.org/ .

My own family (Kaplan and Fayn) came >from Kedainiai, Ariogala, Josvainiai,
Grinkiskis and Krakes - all in this area.

Harvey Kaplan
Glasgow, Scotland

On Sat, 2 Feb 2019 Carol Karp bckay1@... wrote:
I'm trying to find a grave in Lithuania and wanted to know where Kovno gubernia
would be located so that I could find a cemetery in the appropriate area. I have
no information other than Kovno Gubernia and do not know the Shetel the family
lived in.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Location of Kovno Gubernia #general

rv Kaplan
 

Carol
Kovno Gubernia was the province of the Russian Empire centered around Kovno (now
Kaunas) and comprised many towns and shtetls with Jewish communities large and
small. I would start by looking at the maps and information available at:
https://www.litvaksig.org/ .

My own family (Kaplan and Fayn) came >from Kedainiai, Ariogala, Josvainiai,
Grinkiskis and Krakes - all in this area.

Harvey Kaplan
Glasgow, Scotland

On Sat, 2 Feb 2019 Carol Karp bckay1@... wrote:
I'm trying to find a grave in Lithuania and wanted to know where Kovno gubernia
would be located so that I could find a cemetery in the appropriate area. I have
no information other than Kovno Gubernia and do not know the Shetel the family
lived in.


Re: Location of Kovno Gubernia #general

Carol Hoffman
 

The Kovno /Kaunas Gubernia covers a region of several shtetls. See
https://www.litvaksig.org/research/district-research/kaunas-district-research-group
[MOD. NOTE: shortened URL - https://goo.gl/Db1f3y ]

Scroll down and see their some of their names Ariogala, Babtai, Cekiske, Dotnuva,
Grinskiskis, Jonava, Josvainiai, Juodoniai, Kaunas (city), Kedainiai, Krakes,
Labunava, Rumsiskes, Sanciai, Seredzius, Slapaberze, Surviliskis, Vandziogala,
Veliuona, Vilijampole, Vilkija and Zeima.

You can see a map at
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kovno_Governorate#/media/File:Lithuania-1867-1914-EN.svg
[MOD. NOTE: shortened URL - https://goo.gl/rPwHtu ]

Try searching the IAJGS cemetery project: for information
https://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/lithuania/index.html

Carol Hoffman

Carol Karp <bckay1@...> wrote

I'm trying to find a grave in Lithuania and wanted to know where Kovno gubernia
would be located so that I could find a cemetery in the appropriate area. I have
no information other than Kovno Gubernia and do not know the Shetel the family
lived in.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Location of Kovno Gubernia #general

Carol Hoffman
 

The Kovno /Kaunas Gubernia covers a region of several shtetls. See
https://www.litvaksig.org/research/district-research/kaunas-district-research-group
[MOD. NOTE: shortened URL - https://goo.gl/Db1f3y ]

Scroll down and see their some of their names Ariogala, Babtai, Cekiske, Dotnuva,
Grinskiskis, Jonava, Josvainiai, Juodoniai, Kaunas (city), Kedainiai, Krakes,
Labunava, Rumsiskes, Sanciai, Seredzius, Slapaberze, Surviliskis, Vandziogala,
Veliuona, Vilijampole, Vilkija and Zeima.

You can see a map at
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kovno_Governorate#/media/File:Lithuania-1867-1914-EN.svg
[MOD. NOTE: shortened URL - https://goo.gl/rPwHtu ]

Try searching the IAJGS cemetery project: for information
https://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/lithuania/index.html

Carol Hoffman

Carol Karp <bckay1@...> wrote

I'm trying to find a grave in Lithuania and wanted to know where Kovno gubernia
would be located so that I could find a cemetery in the appropriate area. I have
no information other than Kovno Gubernia and do not know the Shetel the family
lived in.


Re: Lagow or Lugav, Poland or Russia #general

David & Diana Laufer
 

Bob,

On the home page of JewishGen there is a field entitled Search for a Town.
Simply enter Lagow in that field, click search, and I am sure you will find it.

Regards

David Laufer
Sydney, Australia.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Lagow or Lugav, Poland or Russia #general

David & Diana Laufer
 

Bob,

On the home page of JewishGen there is a field entitled Search for a Town.
Simply enter Lagow in that field, click search, and I am sure you will find it.

Regards

David Laufer
Sydney, Australia.

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