Date   

Veskoye (formerly Wysokie Litovsk). #belarus

Adar Belinkoff <adar@...>
 

Someone contacted me recently about newly discovered and translated
records >from Veskoye (formerly Wysokie Litovsk). I would very much like to
participate in that endeavor and would appreciate it if they would
contact
me again.

Adar Belinkoff
Claremont, CA
Researching BELINKOFF, MAGIDSON, PINCHUK


Belarus SIG #Belarus Veskoye (formerly Wysokie Litovsk). #belarus

Adar Belinkoff <adar@...>
 

Someone contacted me recently about newly discovered and translated
records >from Veskoye (formerly Wysokie Litovsk). I would very much like to
participate in that endeavor and would appreciate it if they would
contact
me again.

Adar Belinkoff
Claremont, CA
Researching BELINKOFF, MAGIDSON, PINCHUK


Re: 1902 Largest Jewish businesses in shtetl Shklov #belarus

JHRG of Belarus <belshtetl@...>
 

Dear All,
We are continuing series of posts about Shklov Jewish community 19th-beginning
of 20th century. At that time, Shklov Jewish community was the most established
out of all Jewish communities of Mogilev guberniya. Here the list of largest
Jewish businesses in shtetl Shklov, 1902.
For more details please visit our blog:
https://jhrgbelarus.wordpress.com/2015/09/18/1902-largest-jewish-businesses-in
-shtetl-shklov/

Shana Tova!
Yuri Dorn
Coordinator of Jewish Heritage
Research Group in Belarus
www.jhrgbelarus.org


Belarus SIG #Belarus Re:1902 Largest Jewish businesses in shtetl Shklov #belarus

JHRG of Belarus <belshtetl@...>
 

Dear All,
We are continuing series of posts about Shklov Jewish community 19th-beginning
of 20th century. At that time, Shklov Jewish community was the most established
out of all Jewish communities of Mogilev guberniya. Here the list of largest
Jewish businesses in shtetl Shklov, 1902.
For more details please visit our blog:
https://jhrgbelarus.wordpress.com/2015/09/18/1902-largest-jewish-businesses-in
-shtetl-shklov/

Shana Tova!
Yuri Dorn
Coordinator of Jewish Heritage
Research Group in Belarus
www.jhrgbelarus.org


Pamela Weisberger #poland

roe kard
 

I have been completely stunned by the death of Pamela Weisberger.
Stunned. Can't get her out of my mind even though I haven't
had a conversation with her in a few years.

I experienced her:

as an incredible human being who lived out her passion fully and
completely and roused passionate energy of a variety of forms in others.

She had the genius of recognizing great ideas, probing and exploring
them till she fully understood, weaving them together with other things
in different ways, and then expanding them into entities far greater
than had been originally conceived thus benefiting many, many people.

She utilized this talent these last several years as the face and
primary global spark plug of Gesher Galicia.

She had a varied career and a life that put her in the position of
interacting with interesting and prominent people which gave her an
ease in communicating her needs and wants and expecting them to be
fulfilled.

She had stick-with it-ness and was persistent in pursuit of what she
wanted. I remember the months she chased after me and how she got her
way.

She was a great presenter.

She was an aishet chayil, a Jewish woman of the tradition who
created a beautiful, beautiful home and welcomed guests with food and
drink and conversation and the comforts her space. I had the pleasure
of staying with her 8 years ago.=20=

I cannot believe this beautiful, vibrant woman is gone. I can't believe
it. Selfishly, I can't believe I will never get to have the healing
conversation with her that's been on my to do list for years.

Her contributions will be remembered forever. And the gap she leaves
will be very, very difficult to fill.

I mourn for her family who lost her so quickly and I assume unexpectedly
and pray that the rips on their hearts be healed, in their own time and
at their own pace. I pray they are surrounded by an energy of love and
caring, friends and well wishers.

May you/they be comforted amidst all those who mourn.

Reb Karen Rosenfeld Roekard
aka Gitel Chaye Eta ROSENFELD ROKART
Shabbat shalom >from Berkeley, Ca.

MODERATOR'S NOTE: A reminder that Gesher Galicia has created a
Memorial page for Pamela Weisberger that can be found at:
www.geshergalicia.org/about-gesher-galicia/pamela-weisberger-in-memoriam/


JRI Poland #Poland Pamela Weisberger #poland

roe kard
 

I have been completely stunned by the death of Pamela Weisberger.
Stunned. Can't get her out of my mind even though I haven't
had a conversation with her in a few years.

I experienced her:

as an incredible human being who lived out her passion fully and
completely and roused passionate energy of a variety of forms in others.

She had the genius of recognizing great ideas, probing and exploring
them till she fully understood, weaving them together with other things
in different ways, and then expanding them into entities far greater
than had been originally conceived thus benefiting many, many people.

She utilized this talent these last several years as the face and
primary global spark plug of Gesher Galicia.

She had a varied career and a life that put her in the position of
interacting with interesting and prominent people which gave her an
ease in communicating her needs and wants and expecting them to be
fulfilled.

She had stick-with it-ness and was persistent in pursuit of what she
wanted. I remember the months she chased after me and how she got her
way.

She was a great presenter.

She was an aishet chayil, a Jewish woman of the tradition who
created a beautiful, beautiful home and welcomed guests with food and
drink and conversation and the comforts her space. I had the pleasure
of staying with her 8 years ago.=20=

I cannot believe this beautiful, vibrant woman is gone. I can't believe
it. Selfishly, I can't believe I will never get to have the healing
conversation with her that's been on my to do list for years.

Her contributions will be remembered forever. And the gap she leaves
will be very, very difficult to fill.

I mourn for her family who lost her so quickly and I assume unexpectedly
and pray that the rips on their hearts be healed, in their own time and
at their own pace. I pray they are surrounded by an energy of love and
caring, friends and well wishers.

May you/they be comforted amidst all those who mourn.

Reb Karen Rosenfeld Roekard
aka Gitel Chaye Eta ROSENFELD ROKART
Shabbat shalom >from Berkeley, Ca.

MODERATOR'S NOTE: A reminder that Gesher Galicia has created a
Memorial page for Pamela Weisberger that can be found at:
www.geshergalicia.org/about-gesher-galicia/pamela-weisberger-in-memoriam/


Podgorze 1847 Cadastral Map on the Gesher Galicia Map Room #poland

Jay Osborn <jay.osborn@...>
 

The first map >from a new cooperation agreement between Gesher Galicia
and the Polish National Archives in Krakow, this beautiful 1847
Podgorze cadastral map:

http://maps.geshergalicia.org/cadastral/podgorze-1847/

A complete full-color lithographed cadastral map of the town of
Podgorze (Podgorza, Josefstadt), surveyed in 1847 and lithographed in
1849. Although dominated by its much larger neighbor city of Krakow
across the Wisla (Vistula) River, at the time this map was made
Podgorze was a separate town under Austrian rule. On this carefully
made map, parcels and houses are all clearly numbered, and many
features shown are still visible today. The residential area centers
near the river but also sprawls along a main road looping through
town. Key features shown include the ancient Krakus Mound, the large
Karl's Bridge, two churches and a Catholic cemetery; important Jewish
sites would appear 30 years later. Images for this map were provided
by the Archiwum Narodowe w Krakowie.

The GG Map Room home page: http://maps.geshergalicia.org/
Our partner archive in Krakow: http://www.ank.gov.pl/

We anticipate posting an important mid-19th-century map of Krakow from
this same archive collection soon.


On a personal note: This map is the result of efforts begun by the
late Pamela Weisberger more than two years ago, to bring valuable
genealogical resources >from the Polish National Archives in Krakow
directly to family history researchers for their study and research.
Following additional work and communication by Maciej Orzechowski and
myself, six weeks ago the Archives generously agreed to provide Gesher
Galicia with high-quality map images >from their collection, and to
permit the assembly and online publication of complete maps as
'walkable data' and an essential research tool. We ordered and
received the scanned sheet images soon after, and now have assembled
this wonderful map for all to use.

This is only one agreement and only one success in the long-term
project begun by Pamela eight years ago, to gather and present
landowner records and maps of Galicia to our members and other
researchers. My involvement in this work began in early 2012 at
Pamela's invitation, after Alex Feller and I had struggled to assemble
separate sheet images of the Rohatyn cadastral map gathered by Gesher
Galicia into something useful for the town descendants' group.
Collaboration between Pamela, Alex, and others, with Pamela's vision
to link maps and data and memories in all Galician towns, is what
started the Gesher Galicia Map Room and drove its growth.

We hope we can honor her memory and build on her vision by further
growing the site and extending its utility in the coming years.

Jay Osborn
Gesher Galicia Map Room Coordinator
Warsaw, Poland
maps@geshergalicia.org


JRI Poland #Poland Podgorze 1847 Cadastral Map on the Gesher Galicia Map Room #poland

Jay Osborn <jay.osborn@...>
 

The first map >from a new cooperation agreement between Gesher Galicia
and the Polish National Archives in Krakow, this beautiful 1847
Podgorze cadastral map:

http://maps.geshergalicia.org/cadastral/podgorze-1847/

A complete full-color lithographed cadastral map of the town of
Podgorze (Podgorza, Josefstadt), surveyed in 1847 and lithographed in
1849. Although dominated by its much larger neighbor city of Krakow
across the Wisla (Vistula) River, at the time this map was made
Podgorze was a separate town under Austrian rule. On this carefully
made map, parcels and houses are all clearly numbered, and many
features shown are still visible today. The residential area centers
near the river but also sprawls along a main road looping through
town. Key features shown include the ancient Krakus Mound, the large
Karl's Bridge, two churches and a Catholic cemetery; important Jewish
sites would appear 30 years later. Images for this map were provided
by the Archiwum Narodowe w Krakowie.

The GG Map Room home page: http://maps.geshergalicia.org/
Our partner archive in Krakow: http://www.ank.gov.pl/

We anticipate posting an important mid-19th-century map of Krakow from
this same archive collection soon.


On a personal note: This map is the result of efforts begun by the
late Pamela Weisberger more than two years ago, to bring valuable
genealogical resources >from the Polish National Archives in Krakow
directly to family history researchers for their study and research.
Following additional work and communication by Maciej Orzechowski and
myself, six weeks ago the Archives generously agreed to provide Gesher
Galicia with high-quality map images >from their collection, and to
permit the assembly and online publication of complete maps as
'walkable data' and an essential research tool. We ordered and
received the scanned sheet images soon after, and now have assembled
this wonderful map for all to use.

This is only one agreement and only one success in the long-term
project begun by Pamela eight years ago, to gather and present
landowner records and maps of Galicia to our members and other
researchers. My involvement in this work began in early 2012 at
Pamela's invitation, after Alex Feller and I had struggled to assemble
separate sheet images of the Rohatyn cadastral map gathered by Gesher
Galicia into something useful for the town descendants' group.
Collaboration between Pamela, Alex, and others, with Pamela's vision
to link maps and data and memories in all Galician towns, is what
started the Gesher Galicia Map Room and drove its growth.

We hope we can honor her memory and build on her vision by further
growing the site and extending its utility in the coming years.

Jay Osborn
Gesher Galicia Map Room Coordinator
Warsaw, Poland
maps@geshergalicia.org


FRANKEL/FRENKEL/FRENKIEL from Plock or Gombin are #poland

jeremy frankel
 

Dear JRI-Poland researchers,

Recent research and breakthroughs have now (after many years)
extended my FRANKEL last name further back in time.

My great grandparents Mosek Jakob FRANKEL/FRENKEL married Tyla
WYTWORNIK in Plock, Poland in June, 1890. The couple then moved to
London where they had ten children. All their descendents have been
researched. They Anglicized their names to Morris Jacob and
Milly/Tilly FRANKEL

What is now new to me is that Mosek's father was Majer Symche
FRENKIEL who was, at the time of the marriage widowed and living in
Gombin (aka Gabin). His deceased wife was Sura Ruchla ZIELINKA.

I also now know that Morris had several siblings: Dobra (Deborah?),
Gershon David, Mendel, Herz and Laja.

If anyone recognizes these names, I would appreciate their contact
me off list.

Thanks

Jeremy

--
Jeremy G Frankel
ex-London, England
now Folsom, CA

Searching for:
FRANKEL/FRENKEL/FRENKIEL: Plock, 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


JRI Poland #Poland FRANKEL/FRENKEL/FRENKIEL from Plock or Gombin are #poland

jeremy frankel
 

Dear JRI-Poland researchers,

Recent research and breakthroughs have now (after many years)
extended my FRANKEL last name further back in time.

My great grandparents Mosek Jakob FRANKEL/FRENKEL married Tyla
WYTWORNIK in Plock, Poland in June, 1890. The couple then moved to
London where they had ten children. All their descendents have been
researched. They Anglicized their names to Morris Jacob and
Milly/Tilly FRANKEL

What is now new to me is that Mosek's father was Majer Symche
FRENKIEL who was, at the time of the marriage widowed and living in
Gombin (aka Gabin). His deceased wife was Sura Ruchla ZIELINKA.

I also now know that Morris had several siblings: Dobra (Deborah?),
Gershon David, Mendel, Herz and Laja.

If anyone recognizes these names, I would appreciate their contact
me off list.

Thanks

Jeremy

--
Jeremy G Frankel
ex-London, England
now Folsom, CA

Searching for:
FRANKEL/FRENKEL/FRENKIEL: Plock, 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


Pamela Weisberger #galicia

Morton Rumberg
 

I can only echo the words others have stated so eloquently about
Pamela. Her passing is a huge loss to Jewish Genealogy. She will
indeed, be missed for many years to come.

Mort Rumberg
JGS Sacramento


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Pamela Weisberger #galicia

Morton Rumberg
 

I can only echo the words others have stated so eloquently about
Pamela. Her passing is a huge loss to Jewish Genealogy. She will
indeed, be missed for many years to come.

Mort Rumberg
JGS Sacramento


IAJGS 2016 Seattle conference update and a request #yiddish

bounce-3023415-772983@...
 

Plans are moving ahead as we prepare for the 36th Annual IAJGS
Conference on Jewish Genealogy, August 7-12, 2016, at the Sheraton
Downtown in Seattle.

One option we are exploring is a seven day Alaska cruise either before
or after the conference. This would not be a conference event, per se,
but it would be a great opportunity for a different type of adventure
for those who are coming to the Great Northwest next August. These
cruises leave >from the Seattle Cruise Terminal, a short cab ride from
the hotel, and go up the Inside Passage along the southeastern coast of
Alaska. Typically, they offer spectacular views of glaciers that meet
the ocean, views of the forests and wildlife of southeastern Alaska, and
all the amenities of a family oriented cruise. Prices start around $900
per person, double occupancy for an inside cabin, including cabin and
meals, and a variety of accommodations are available on board these
fully equipped cruise ships.

Stops would include possibly Ketchikan, Juneau, Glacier Bay National
Park, Skagway, and either Vancouver or Victoria on the return trip. If
we get a sufficient number of people booking together, the price will be
discounted.

We expect there will be options for those who keep kosher, either
pre-packaged kosher meals or vegetarian meals.

One cruise option we are looking at would depart Seattle either July 28
or 29th, (Thursday or Friday), returning to Seattle on August 4 or 5
(Thursday or Friday). The other option would be a cruise departing
either August 15 or 16 (Monday or Tuesday), returning August 22 or 23.

We would like some input >from those who are interested in taking one of
these cruises. Please let us know if you would be interested in a
cruise, your preference either before or after the conference, and how
many would be in your party. We also need to have an idea how many of
you would require a kosher option. These are family oriented cruises,
and we are informed that there are a lot of things to do on the boat for
all ages of children, as well as the rest of us older folks. If there
is sufficient interest expressed before October 5, we will proceed with
our plans and let you know when we have finalized arrangements. If not,
it was a great idea. The Alaskan cruises are extremely popular and
would be a great way to see a beautiful part of the country that
relatively few people get to see.

If you are interested, please respond to Chuck Weinstein directly at
chuck@iajgs2016.org, and let us know what you think. Again, this will
not be an organized conference event, but it will be a great opportunity
to turn your conference experience into a wonderful vacation to remember
and cherish for years to come.

Janette Silverman
Chuck Weinstein
Phyllis Grossman

cochairs@iajgs2016.org
Co-Chairs 36th Annual IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy August 7-12,
2016, Seattle, WA

Co-chairs@iajgs2016.org

www.iajgs2016.org

Join our Conference Page on Facebook at
https://www.facebook.com/IAJGSConference?fref=ts
--
Janette Silverman, Lead co-chair
36th Annual IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy
Seattle, WA
August 7-12, 2016
janette@iajgs2016.org


Yiddish Theatre and Vadeville #YiddishTheatre IAJGS 2016 Seattle conference update and a request #yiddish

bounce-3023415-772983@...
 

Plans are moving ahead as we prepare for the 36th Annual IAJGS
Conference on Jewish Genealogy, August 7-12, 2016, at the Sheraton
Downtown in Seattle.

One option we are exploring is a seven day Alaska cruise either before
or after the conference. This would not be a conference event, per se,
but it would be a great opportunity for a different type of adventure
for those who are coming to the Great Northwest next August. These
cruises leave >from the Seattle Cruise Terminal, a short cab ride from
the hotel, and go up the Inside Passage along the southeastern coast of
Alaska. Typically, they offer spectacular views of glaciers that meet
the ocean, views of the forests and wildlife of southeastern Alaska, and
all the amenities of a family oriented cruise. Prices start around $900
per person, double occupancy for an inside cabin, including cabin and
meals, and a variety of accommodations are available on board these
fully equipped cruise ships.

Stops would include possibly Ketchikan, Juneau, Glacier Bay National
Park, Skagway, and either Vancouver or Victoria on the return trip. If
we get a sufficient number of people booking together, the price will be
discounted.

We expect there will be options for those who keep kosher, either
pre-packaged kosher meals or vegetarian meals.

One cruise option we are looking at would depart Seattle either July 28
or 29th, (Thursday or Friday), returning to Seattle on August 4 or 5
(Thursday or Friday). The other option would be a cruise departing
either August 15 or 16 (Monday or Tuesday), returning August 22 or 23.

We would like some input >from those who are interested in taking one of
these cruises. Please let us know if you would be interested in a
cruise, your preference either before or after the conference, and how
many would be in your party. We also need to have an idea how many of
you would require a kosher option. These are family oriented cruises,
and we are informed that there are a lot of things to do on the boat for
all ages of children, as well as the rest of us older folks. If there
is sufficient interest expressed before October 5, we will proceed with
our plans and let you know when we have finalized arrangements. If not,
it was a great idea. The Alaskan cruises are extremely popular and
would be a great way to see a beautiful part of the country that
relatively few people get to see.

If you are interested, please respond to Chuck Weinstein directly at
chuck@iajgs2016.org, and let us know what you think. Again, this will
not be an organized conference event, but it will be a great opportunity
to turn your conference experience into a wonderful vacation to remember
and cherish for years to come.

Janette Silverman
Chuck Weinstein
Phyllis Grossman

cochairs@iajgs2016.org
Co-Chairs 36th Annual IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy August 7-12,
2016, Seattle, WA

Co-chairs@iajgs2016.org

www.iajgs2016.org

Join our Conference Page on Facebook at
https://www.facebook.com/IAJGSConference?fref=ts
--
Janette Silverman, Lead co-chair
36th Annual IAJGS Conference on Jewish Genealogy
Seattle, WA
August 7-12, 2016
janette@iajgs2016.org


ViewMate translation request - German #germany

Pierre HAHN
 

I've posted four vital records in German for which I need a translation.

They are on ViewMate at the following addresses:

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM42458
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM42459
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM42460
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM42461

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.

Thank you very much. Pierre M Hahn, San Francisco


INTRO - Seeking possible Jewish ancestors - BOPP, NOFSINGER, KRAFT, GANZER ? #germany

Micah Nofsinger <xgamerx65@...>
 

Shalom GerSig, I just joined the group. I have been trying to trace my
Jewish roots for a few weeks now. I live in Missouri, United States
(USA). My native language is English. I consider myself advanced in
using a computer, but I'm completely new to geneologies. My experience
in using the Internet is extensive. My primary research goals now is
to find all of the Jewish evidence of my ancestry as I can. My JGFF
Researcher ID number is 691845.

Here is my maternal Jewish genealogy as far back as I can find it:
Elizabeth/Eliza BOPP was the daughter of Jacob & Barbara/Nancy BOPP.
They immigrated to America and docked in Texas. Elizabeth was born 19
Jan 1856 in Zurich Canton, Switzerland. She died 05 Mar 1940 in Kansas
City, MO with burial in the Ganzer family cemetery just 4 miles south
of Raytown, Missouri in the area of Lee's Summit, MO.
Elizabeth married Karl Friedrich Wilhem GANZER on 19 Oct 1873 in
McKinney, Texas (so they docked in Texas prior to 1873). Karl was born
in 1851 in Berlin, Germany and died in 1909 in Lee's Summit, Missouri.
Karl & Elizabeth had 14 children.
Their 13th child was Eda/Edith Flora GANZER. She was born 13 Sep 1894
in Hickman Mills, Jackson County, Missouri and died 09 Mar 1961 in
Sundland, California. Eda married William James McKnight, Sr on 20 Jul
1912 in Kansas City, Mo. Eda and Wm. had 4 children.
Their oldest child was Dorothy Ruth McKnight (1914-2000). She
married Emory C. Kraft, Sr. on 28 Oct 1935 in Kansas City, Mo. Emory
was born in 1911 and died in 1983. Both are buried in Marysville,
Kansas. They had 3 children.
Their 2nd child is James Stanley Kraft (Micah's grandpa). James
married Lova Hattie Fincham on 01 Jun 1959. They have 4 children.
Their 3rd child is Vicki Lola Kraft, Vicki Lola KRAFT married
Scott Edward NOFSINGER, they had 3 children. Micah Nofsinger is the
youngest of the 3 children.

Historical records: "Bopp, Anna Barbara, von Otelfingen, -, 34, mit
einem Knaben und 2 Maedchen, nach Nordamerika; 10.8.1869 (PP 38.63,
1869, Nr. 300)"
(http://www.staatsarchiv.zh.ch/internet/justiz_inneres/sta/de/recherche1/th=
emen/genealogie/_jcr_content/contentPar/downloadlist_0/downloaditems/pdf_da=
tei.spooler.download.1282657112934.pdf/Passerteilungen_1848-1870.pdf)

I'm Micah Nofsinger. Also I know that the Bopp family crest has the
star of David therein. Can you guys help me find evidence that the
Bopps (And possibly Ganzers) were Jewish? I don't know where to look
or what to look for, nor do I have certain resources (Like
ancestry.com) to search indepth, and I don't know how to use JewishGen
sufficiently, I tried surname searches and I found some Bopps but from
what I know and found I don't know if they're related. Help!

Micah Nofsinger, Missouri, USA <xgamerx65@gmail.com>


German SIG #Germany ViewMate translation request - German #germany

Pierre HAHN
 

I've posted four vital records in German for which I need a translation.

They are on ViewMate at the following addresses:

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM42458
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM42459
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM42460
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM42461

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.

Thank you very much. Pierre M Hahn, San Francisco


German SIG #Germany INTRO - Seeking possible Jewish ancestors - BOPP, NOFSINGER, KRAFT, GANZER ? #germany

Micah Nofsinger <xgamerx65@...>
 

Shalom GerSig, I just joined the group. I have been trying to trace my
Jewish roots for a few weeks now. I live in Missouri, United States
(USA). My native language is English. I consider myself advanced in
using a computer, but I'm completely new to geneologies. My experience
in using the Internet is extensive. My primary research goals now is
to find all of the Jewish evidence of my ancestry as I can. My JGFF
Researcher ID number is 691845.

Here is my maternal Jewish genealogy as far back as I can find it:
Elizabeth/Eliza BOPP was the daughter of Jacob & Barbara/Nancy BOPP.
They immigrated to America and docked in Texas. Elizabeth was born 19
Jan 1856 in Zurich Canton, Switzerland. She died 05 Mar 1940 in Kansas
City, MO with burial in the Ganzer family cemetery just 4 miles south
of Raytown, Missouri in the area of Lee's Summit, MO.
Elizabeth married Karl Friedrich Wilhem GANZER on 19 Oct 1873 in
McKinney, Texas (so they docked in Texas prior to 1873). Karl was born
in 1851 in Berlin, Germany and died in 1909 in Lee's Summit, Missouri.
Karl & Elizabeth had 14 children.
Their 13th child was Eda/Edith Flora GANZER. She was born 13 Sep 1894
in Hickman Mills, Jackson County, Missouri and died 09 Mar 1961 in
Sundland, California. Eda married William James McKnight, Sr on 20 Jul
1912 in Kansas City, Mo. Eda and Wm. had 4 children.
Their oldest child was Dorothy Ruth McKnight (1914-2000). She
married Emory C. Kraft, Sr. on 28 Oct 1935 in Kansas City, Mo. Emory
was born in 1911 and died in 1983. Both are buried in Marysville,
Kansas. They had 3 children.
Their 2nd child is James Stanley Kraft (Micah's grandpa). James
married Lova Hattie Fincham on 01 Jun 1959. They have 4 children.
Their 3rd child is Vicki Lola Kraft, Vicki Lola KRAFT married
Scott Edward NOFSINGER, they had 3 children. Micah Nofsinger is the
youngest of the 3 children.

Historical records: "Bopp, Anna Barbara, von Otelfingen, -, 34, mit
einem Knaben und 2 Maedchen, nach Nordamerika; 10.8.1869 (PP 38.63,
1869, Nr. 300)"
(http://www.staatsarchiv.zh.ch/internet/justiz_inneres/sta/de/recherche1/th=
emen/genealogie/_jcr_content/contentPar/downloadlist_0/downloaditems/pdf_da=
tei.spooler.download.1282657112934.pdf/Passerteilungen_1848-1870.pdf)

I'm Micah Nofsinger. Also I know that the Bopp family crest has the
star of David therein. Can you guys help me find evidence that the
Bopps (And possibly Ganzers) were Jewish? I don't know where to look
or what to look for, nor do I have certain resources (Like
ancestry.com) to search indepth, and I don't know how to use JewishGen
sufficiently, I tried surname searches and I found some Bopps but from
what I know and found I don't know if they're related. Help!

Micah Nofsinger, Missouri, USA <xgamerx65@gmail.com>


WENDEL in Zeltingen Rachtig #germany

Hank Lobbenberg
 

I am currently researching the maternal side of my family >from Rachtig (now
Zeltingen-Rachtig) in the Rhineland Palatinate.
Jacob MARX b. 1909 was my third cousin. He married Mathilde LION whose
mother was Ernestine WENDEL b. 1886. Ernestine had a sister, Paulina b. 1884
and two brothers, Adolf b. 1887and Julius b. 1892.
I have quite a few WENDEL families >from Zeltingen and Rachtig >from the
GESSINGER book, but I am unable to connect them to Ernestine.
If anyone has thorough knowledge of this family, please contact me privately
through my email address: hank.lobben@rogers.com

Henry Lobbenberg, Toronto, ON Canada


German SIG #Germany WENDEL in Zeltingen Rachtig #germany

Hank Lobbenberg
 

I am currently researching the maternal side of my family >from Rachtig (now
Zeltingen-Rachtig) in the Rhineland Palatinate.
Jacob MARX b. 1909 was my third cousin. He married Mathilde LION whose
mother was Ernestine WENDEL b. 1886. Ernestine had a sister, Paulina b. 1884
and two brothers, Adolf b. 1887and Julius b. 1892.
I have quite a few WENDEL families >from Zeltingen and Rachtig >from the
GESSINGER book, but I am unable to connect them to Ernestine.
If anyone has thorough knowledge of this family, please contact me privately
through my email address: hank.lobben@rogers.com

Henry Lobbenberg, Toronto, ON Canada

81601 - 81620 of 656338