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Re: Accessing 1940 Census -- Additional pages/books (answer found) #general

Martha Forsyth
 

Would this be part of the "Suppl. Quest." that's marked about every 15
line-numbers on the form? The questions I see there don't seem
particularly housing-related, but I may not be reading carefully
enough. It does, however, suggest that there was a "rhyme and reason"
to who was asked.

Martha Schecter Forsyth
Newton, MA

On 4/15/2012 Adelle Weintraub Gloger wrote, answering her own question:

I did receive an e-mail reply >from an individual who stated that he thought
the Housing schedule was completed on only 5% of households.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen RE: Accessing 1940 Census -- Additional pages/books (answer found) #general

Martha Forsyth
 

Would this be part of the "Suppl. Quest." that's marked about every 15
line-numbers on the form? The questions I see there don't seem
particularly housing-related, but I may not be reading carefully
enough. It does, however, suggest that there was a "rhyme and reason"
to who was asked.

Martha Schecter Forsyth
Newton, MA

On 4/15/2012 Adelle Weintraub Gloger wrote, answering her own question:

I did receive an e-mail reply >from an individual who stated that he thought
the Housing schedule was completed on only 5% of households.


Re: Difficulties with 1940 Census #general

Barry S. Finkel
 

One thing I forgot to add in my previous reply to this thread -- Always be
sure to look at the last page of an ED, because there the enumerator would
have included addresses that he/she might have been unable to enumerate on
the first pass.

Barry Finkel
Chicago


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Difficulties with 1940 Census #general

Barry S. Finkel
 

One thing I forgot to add in my previous reply to this thread -- Always be
sure to look at the last page of an ED, because there the enumerator would
have included addresses that he/she might have been unable to enumerate on
the first pass.

Barry Finkel
Chicago


Re: Difficulties with 1940 Census #general

Barry S. Finkel
 

"Natalie& Ernie Hartz"<nhartz3@comcast.net> wrote, in part:
After much experimentation, I learned that there appears to be no rhyme or
reason to the order in which the house numbers appeared on the pages as
there were addresses at 56th St and 55th St on the same page and addresses
on Second Ave and 55th St on another etc.
I believe the census taker went around the enumeration district in an
orderly fashion, one side of the street at a time. If both the west and
east sides of a street were in the same ED, then one side may not have been
enumerated immediately after the other side.

When I look for a specific address in an ED, I first find all the streets in
the ED (using Steve Morse tools). Then I go through each page in the ED,
and I keep a list of which street(s) is/are on each page. If it is the
street of interest, then I also keep track of which house numbers on on the
page. That way, if I miss the desired address, I do not have to review the
entire ED.

In a place like New York City where house numbering starts at the beginning
of the street, knowing which house numbers are in which block is tricky. In
Chicago, where there is an orderly N-S/E-W layout of streets, I know, for
example, that the E-W streets in the block between Western and Artesian will
always have street numbers 2400-2432.

Barry Finkel
Chicago


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Difficulties with 1940 Census #general

Barry S. Finkel
 

"Natalie& Ernie Hartz"<nhartz3@comcast.net> wrote, in part:
After much experimentation, I learned that there appears to be no rhyme or
reason to the order in which the house numbers appeared on the pages as
there were addresses at 56th St and 55th St on the same page and addresses
on Second Ave and 55th St on another etc.
I believe the census taker went around the enumeration district in an
orderly fashion, one side of the street at a time. If both the west and
east sides of a street were in the same ED, then one side may not have been
enumerated immediately after the other side.

When I look for a specific address in an ED, I first find all the streets in
the ED (using Steve Morse tools). Then I go through each page in the ED,
and I keep a list of which street(s) is/are on each page. If it is the
street of interest, then I also keep track of which house numbers on on the
page. That way, if I miss the desired address, I do not have to review the
entire ED.

In a place like New York City where house numbering starts at the beginning
of the street, knowing which house numbers are in which block is tricky. In
Chicago, where there is an orderly N-S/E-W layout of streets, I know, for
example, that the E-W streets in the block between Western and Artesian will
always have street numbers 2400-2432.

Barry Finkel
Chicago


Re: Local Newspaper lower Manhattan 1925 #general

A. E. Jordan
 

akaran1@hotmail.com writes:
Can anyone tell me of a local newspaper that might have reported on the
following? ....31 Mar 1925 in New York City at 52 Pitt Street.
There are a lot of this type of question about newspapers so I thought I
would prepare a general reference note for everyone searching newspapers and
specifically New York City:

In this time frame New York City had at least a dozen daily newspapers not
to mention local and specialized newspapers.

Someone mentioned http://www.fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html
which is one site and is free for users. It does have the Brooklyn Eagle
which is a good source if the family lived in Brooklyn, but the site is very
weak on its search capabilities.

The New York Times is fully digital and everyone should keep in mind that
it was and still is considered the paper of record in New York City. There
are numerous ways to research in the digital version of The New York Times,
most of which unfortunately do involve a fee. However check your local
library and ask them if they have access or can find you access. Many
libraries and many universities have the on line version for free.

Another subscriber site is http://newspaperarchive.com
Again there search capabilities are very weak. Also they have a lot of
local newspapers but not many of the best known titles. Check their content
before you subscribe to make sure it is worth your investment.

Finally don't forget Google's newspapers collection which is all free but
also a little cumbersome to search. This is the link I have to the contents
page http://news.google.com/newspapers

If you happen to live in New York City or are traveling here the New York
Public Library has a massive collection on microfilm of the newspapers
including all the dailies and even things like the Jewish Forward. Its slow
searching but it works if you have the reference points and the time to do the
searching.

Another wonderful place for newspaper searching if you happen to be in or
visiting Washington DC is the Library of Congress. They have the databases
mentioned above plus they have a massive microfilm collection and not just
US newspapers. (I am thinking of making a trip all the way >from New York
to DC just to work in this collection again.) They even have machines that
permit you to scan directly >from the microfilm to a USB drive so you don't
pay printing fees.

If you need a specific article >from a specific newspaper sometimes local
libraries will help you out if you email the reference desk. They will not
do lots of searching for free but I have had luck with libraries mailing me
articles sometimes with a nominal fee of a few dollars. (I also via my
local library got articles via a complex interloan process >from a library in
Montreal.)

And here's one of my most prized tips, if you know a specific article you
need and just need someone to copy it in the library for you try posting a
note for students at a local university. I have done it on Craig's list or
a university site (if they permit outsiders) and found students who were
very happy to copy/scan articles often for free (but I think it is nice to
reward/thank them them with a few dollars, a Starbuck's card or something).

Hope this helps everyone looking for newspaper articles. If anyone else
has newspaper suggestions/tips please add them on to this email.

In this particular case I went to the NY Times because it is an easy access
point for me. I did a search on the family name and found nothing. Before
I gave up I did a search on the street address with a date after March 1,
1925 and sure enough there it was. (I emailed the article to the poster.)

Allan Jordan


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Local Newspaper lower Manhattan 1925 #general

A. E. Jordan
 

akaran1@hotmail.com writes:
Can anyone tell me of a local newspaper that might have reported on the
following? ....31 Mar 1925 in New York City at 52 Pitt Street.
There are a lot of this type of question about newspapers so I thought I
would prepare a general reference note for everyone searching newspapers and
specifically New York City:

In this time frame New York City had at least a dozen daily newspapers not
to mention local and specialized newspapers.

Someone mentioned http://www.fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html
which is one site and is free for users. It does have the Brooklyn Eagle
which is a good source if the family lived in Brooklyn, but the site is very
weak on its search capabilities.

The New York Times is fully digital and everyone should keep in mind that
it was and still is considered the paper of record in New York City. There
are numerous ways to research in the digital version of The New York Times,
most of which unfortunately do involve a fee. However check your local
library and ask them if they have access or can find you access. Many
libraries and many universities have the on line version for free.

Another subscriber site is http://newspaperarchive.com
Again there search capabilities are very weak. Also they have a lot of
local newspapers but not many of the best known titles. Check their content
before you subscribe to make sure it is worth your investment.

Finally don't forget Google's newspapers collection which is all free but
also a little cumbersome to search. This is the link I have to the contents
page http://news.google.com/newspapers

If you happen to live in New York City or are traveling here the New York
Public Library has a massive collection on microfilm of the newspapers
including all the dailies and even things like the Jewish Forward. Its slow
searching but it works if you have the reference points and the time to do the
searching.

Another wonderful place for newspaper searching if you happen to be in or
visiting Washington DC is the Library of Congress. They have the databases
mentioned above plus they have a massive microfilm collection and not just
US newspapers. (I am thinking of making a trip all the way >from New York
to DC just to work in this collection again.) They even have machines that
permit you to scan directly >from the microfilm to a USB drive so you don't
pay printing fees.

If you need a specific article >from a specific newspaper sometimes local
libraries will help you out if you email the reference desk. They will not
do lots of searching for free but I have had luck with libraries mailing me
articles sometimes with a nominal fee of a few dollars. (I also via my
local library got articles via a complex interloan process >from a library in
Montreal.)

And here's one of my most prized tips, if you know a specific article you
need and just need someone to copy it in the library for you try posting a
note for students at a local university. I have done it on Craig's list or
a university site (if they permit outsiders) and found students who were
very happy to copy/scan articles often for free (but I think it is nice to
reward/thank them them with a few dollars, a Starbuck's card or something).

Hope this helps everyone looking for newspaper articles. If anyone else
has newspaper suggestions/tips please add them on to this email.

In this particular case I went to the NY Times because it is an easy access
point for me. I did a search on the family name and found nothing. Before
I gave up I did a search on the street address with a date after March 1,
1925 and sure enough there it was. (I emailed the article to the poster.)

Allan Jordan


Help please #romania

ariellesax@...
 

Dear fellow genners,

I recently requested an original social security application
for my great grandfather, Leo Finkelstein, and received it
in the mail today. My question is this; He listed his mother
as Jennie SANDERS. What could Sanders mean or have come from?
He was born in Russia ( I was hoping for more information)
as were his parents and wife and first two children. He was able
to fill in his his wife's maiden name of RASKOVSY. Could he have
not known it and just used Sanders or was it an actual
Russian/Jewish/Yiddish name? Any information would be helpful.

Thanks so much,
Arielle Orenstein Sax

FINKELSTEIN, Ukraine or Moldova
ORENSTEIN/HOREN/GORENSHTEJN, Ukraine
RASHKOVSKY/SELTZERMAN, Romania/Ukraine


Romania SIG #Romania Help please #romania

ariellesax@...
 

Dear fellow genners,

I recently requested an original social security application
for my great grandfather, Leo Finkelstein, and received it
in the mail today. My question is this; He listed his mother
as Jennie SANDERS. What could Sanders mean or have come from?
He was born in Russia ( I was hoping for more information)
as were his parents and wife and first two children. He was able
to fill in his his wife's maiden name of RASKOVSY. Could he have
not known it and just used Sanders or was it an actual
Russian/Jewish/Yiddish name? Any information would be helpful.

Thanks so much,
Arielle Orenstein Sax

FINKELSTEIN, Ukraine or Moldova
ORENSTEIN/HOREN/GORENSHTEJN, Ukraine
RASHKOVSKY/SELTZERMAN, Romania/Ukraine


Pronunciation of names #romania

Sandra Nutig
 

Hope someone can assist with the pronunciation of names. One the Ship
Manifests my grandmother's name is Sale. I was told that her Jewish
name was Silka. My questions is if Silka sound like Sale in Romanian.

Also my grandfather's name is Sabe on the Manifest. I can't find
reference to this name on any site. Does anyone know of this name?

Thank you,
Sandra


Romania SIG #Romania Pronunciation of names #romania

Sandra Nutig
 

Hope someone can assist with the pronunciation of names. One the Ship
Manifests my grandmother's name is Sale. I was told that her Jewish
name was Silka. My questions is if Silka sound like Sale in Romanian.

Also my grandfather's name is Sabe on the Manifest. I can't find
reference to this name on any site. Does anyone know of this name?

Thank you,
Sandra


Tour planner/guide recommendations sought. #hungary

mimi simon
 

Genners, My brother is planning a trip to our ancestral villages in H=
ungary and Ukraine.=A0 He would like recommendations for a tour planner/gui=
de.=A0 He plans to visit Dombrod, Olaszliszka, and Keked in Hungary, Storoz=
hnitsa and Kamenets Podolsk in nearby Ukraine, and a few=A0 places in Polan=
d, if feasible.=A0 If you can recommend someone, please contact me: mimisim=
on@yahoo.com.=A0 Do not reply to the list. Thank you.
Regards, Mimi Simon


Hungary SIG #Hungary Tour planner/guide recommendations sought. #hungary

mimi simon
 

Genners, My brother is planning a trip to our ancestral villages in H=
ungary and Ukraine.=A0 He would like recommendations for a tour planner/gui=
de.=A0 He plans to visit Dombrod, Olaszliszka, and Keked in Hungary, Storoz=
hnitsa and Kamenets Podolsk in nearby Ukraine, and a few=A0 places in Polan=
d, if feasible.=A0 If you can recommend someone, please contact me: mimisim=
on@yahoo.com.=A0 Do not reply to the list. Thank you.
Regards, Mimi Simon


INTRO - Seeking ARON and LEVY #germany

Amit Steinberg <amitos77@...>
 

Dear Gerssigers,

I have just joined the group. I live now in Berlin, Germany. My
native language is Hebrew. I speak English and German.

My goals are to locate as much information as I can about the family
of my great-grandmother, Ida ARON, who's lived in Germany for hundreds
of years before World War 2.
Names and towns -

ARON - oldest ancestor known to me is Moritz ARON, who lived in Bad
Kreuznach in the 19th century. He married Emilie LEVY. Children
- Paula ARON, b. Bad Kreuznach, d. before WWII in Frankfurt am Main,
married ? SCHLESINGER. Children: Kurt and Erna SCHLESINGER, both
immigrated to the USA. Erna SCHLESINGER married John KRAEMER in
Chicago. There are living descendants, but no contacts.

- Emma Aron, b. 1877 Bad Kreuznach, d. 1942 in Jacoby Institute, Sayn.
No known descendants.

- Elvira Aron, b. 1877 Bad Kreuznach, d. est. 1942 in Minsk Ghetto,
Belarus. Moved to Frankfurt/Main, m. Engelbert HRISS >from Czech
descent. In contact with a living descendent.

- Ida ARON b. 1879 Bad Kreuznach, d. 1953 Tel-Aviv. Moved to Frankfurt
am Main, married Fritz STEINBERG, immigrated to Palestine in 1934.

- Max ARON b. 1892 Bad Kreuznach, d. 1918 France. Moved to Berlin,
married Claire van Vilet, died as a soldier in WWI. No known
descendants.

LEVY - only member known is Emilie LEVY, wife of Moritz ARON. Lived in
Bad Kreuznach in the 19th century. No further information.

If you have any information you would like to share, please contact me.

Thank you,

Amit Steinberg, amitos77@gmail.com, Berlin, Germany


Residence List for Birzai District in July 1919 - Possible Jewish Returnees from WWI Exile #lithuania

William Yoffee
 

RESIDENTS LIST FOR BIRZAI DISTRICT IN JULY 1919

A list of 688 Jewish residents of the Birzai District who were registered
there during July 1919 has been added to the Panevezys District Research
Group's Shutterfly website in the form of an Excel spreadsheet. Birzai was a
separate district between the two World Wars and now is the extreme northern
part of the Panevezys District. The significance of this list is not
entirely clear, but it may well be significant in its historical context.
There are several indication that these may be Jews who have returned >from
the exile that was imposed on them by the Russian Army High Command on
April 15, 1915.

No notice of the expulsion order appeared in the local press. However, the
translation of a note that appeared in the St. Petersburg "Rechi" reads as
follows:

"Expulsion of the Jews. The administrations of the uezds of Kaunas Gubernia
received the following order: 'According to the order of the Army Command,
all Jews must be expelled who are living west of the line Kaunas, Jonava,
Vilkomir (Ukmerge), Rogovo (Raguva), Panevezys, Pasvalys, Salata
(Salociai), Bauska. The aforementioned places must also be cleared of Jews.
With respect to the Jews Living in territory currently under German
occupation, this order must be carried out as soon as possible following the
clearing of these places of enemy forces and their capture by our troops.
The expelled Jews must go to live in one of the following districts (uezd):
Bakhmut, Marijupol (Zhdanov), and Slavianoserb districts of Ekaterinoslav
Gubernia, and Poltava , Gadiach, Zenkovo, Kobeliak, Konstantinograd,
Lokhvitsa, Luben, Myrhorod, Romen and Khorol district of Poltava Gubernia...
The time limit for the expulsion is [12 p.m. on] the 5th of May...' "

This order applied, in fact, to the Gubernias (Provinces) of Suwalki, Kovno
(Kaunas), Courland and Grodno. A resident of Pasvalys reported that on April
28, 1915, the residents of that town were given 8 hours to prepare for the
expulsion and spent the next 10 days confined to railway freight cars with
little or no food and water. Evacuations occurred for Courland (25 April),
Kaunas City (3 to 5 May), Panevezys and Zeimelis (3 to 4 May), and Kaunas
Gubernia >from which an estimated 150,000 Jews were expelled (6 May).

This list consists of 206 households, mostly headed by males, consisting of
husbands and wives, and in some cases also an elderly parent or a sibling.
Relatively few households were headed by females and some persons listed
were single or pairs of either sex. The median age was 47 and the ages
ranged >from 20 to 90. No children are listed. They were registered in 10
towns of which 6 were in the Birzai District: Birzai (415), Papilys (15),
Panemune (5), Svidziai (2), Nemunelio Radviliskis (39), and Vabalninkas
(166). Lebeniskiai (Lipnishki) (4) was in Belarus , and Salamreski
(Sulmierski) (5), which is south of Lodz, was in Poland. Two towns, Runikiai
(10) and Kupreliskis (28), could not be located.

It is not clear whether any of these towns were the original homes of those
on the list. But if they were, it is odd that only one of the towns was
known to be west of the line mentioned in the expulsion order. That line, if
drawn >from Bausk in the north to Kaunas in the south with major intermediate
points Panevezys and Ukmerge, is roughly between 24 and 25 degrees of East
Longitude.

The Jewish Chronicle of the United Kingdom on 5 November 1920 estimated that
between 10,000 and 20,000 persons returned >from the exile. Another source
estimates that in Kaunas the number of returnees was approximately 9000.
While it may be true that many of the exiled Lithuanian Jews returned to
their original residences, the realignment of borders after the war resulted
in their returning to three countries: Lithuania, Russia (Belarus) and
Poland.

Anyone interested in learning more about this event, may want to read three
articles in the LitvakSIG Online Journal at www.litvaksig.org written by
Anatoli Chayesh and translated >from the Russian: The Expulsion of the Jews
from Lithuania in the Spring of 1915, (February 2000), a description of the
political events leading up to and accompanying the expulsion based on
contemporary press accounts, and On the Front Line in Lithuania, 1915 (Part
1, August 2001 and Part 2, August 2005) containing Jewish eye-witness
accounts of occurrences during the expulsion. An alphabetical list of 250
Jewish surnames on this Excel spreadsheet is available to ANYONE on request
to me at the email address below.

This Excel spreadsheet is available to participants in the Panevezys
District Research Group on its Shutterfly website. To become a participant
necessitates contributing a total of at least $100 to the Panevezys District
Research Group. This entitles the participant to have access, for a period
of 5 years, to its Shutterfly website and to examine not only this
spreadsheet but also the Vital Record Translations and any new or
previously translated data that are displayed in the Excel format,
exclusively, for at least 18 months before the new data are included in the
All Lithuania Database (ALD). Contributions can be made by credit card to
www.litvaksig.org/contribute or by check to the address listed at that
site. Remember that all contributions are used to support more data
translations and are income tax deductible for US citizens.

Bill Yoffee
Panevezys District Research Coordinator
kidsbks@verizon.net


German SIG #Germany INTRO - Seeking ARON and LEVY #germany

Amit Steinberg <amitos77@...>
 

Dear Gerssigers,

I have just joined the group. I live now in Berlin, Germany. My
native language is Hebrew. I speak English and German.

My goals are to locate as much information as I can about the family
of my great-grandmother, Ida ARON, who's lived in Germany for hundreds
of years before World War 2.
Names and towns -

ARON - oldest ancestor known to me is Moritz ARON, who lived in Bad
Kreuznach in the 19th century. He married Emilie LEVY. Children
- Paula ARON, b. Bad Kreuznach, d. before WWII in Frankfurt am Main,
married ? SCHLESINGER. Children: Kurt and Erna SCHLESINGER, both
immigrated to the USA. Erna SCHLESINGER married John KRAEMER in
Chicago. There are living descendants, but no contacts.

- Emma Aron, b. 1877 Bad Kreuznach, d. 1942 in Jacoby Institute, Sayn.
No known descendants.

- Elvira Aron, b. 1877 Bad Kreuznach, d. est. 1942 in Minsk Ghetto,
Belarus. Moved to Frankfurt/Main, m. Engelbert HRISS >from Czech
descent. In contact with a living descendent.

- Ida ARON b. 1879 Bad Kreuznach, d. 1953 Tel-Aviv. Moved to Frankfurt
am Main, married Fritz STEINBERG, immigrated to Palestine in 1934.

- Max ARON b. 1892 Bad Kreuznach, d. 1918 France. Moved to Berlin,
married Claire van Vilet, died as a soldier in WWI. No known
descendants.

LEVY - only member known is Emilie LEVY, wife of Moritz ARON. Lived in
Bad Kreuznach in the 19th century. No further information.

If you have any information you would like to share, please contact me.

Thank you,

Amit Steinberg, amitos77@gmail.com, Berlin, Germany


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Residence List for Birzai District in July 1919 - Possible Jewish Returnees from WWI Exile #lithuania

William Yoffee
 

RESIDENTS LIST FOR BIRZAI DISTRICT IN JULY 1919

A list of 688 Jewish residents of the Birzai District who were registered
there during July 1919 has been added to the Panevezys District Research
Group's Shutterfly website in the form of an Excel spreadsheet. Birzai was a
separate district between the two World Wars and now is the extreme northern
part of the Panevezys District. The significance of this list is not
entirely clear, but it may well be significant in its historical context.
There are several indication that these may be Jews who have returned >from
the exile that was imposed on them by the Russian Army High Command on
April 15, 1915.

No notice of the expulsion order appeared in the local press. However, the
translation of a note that appeared in the St. Petersburg "Rechi" reads as
follows:

"Expulsion of the Jews. The administrations of the uezds of Kaunas Gubernia
received the following order: 'According to the order of the Army Command,
all Jews must be expelled who are living west of the line Kaunas, Jonava,
Vilkomir (Ukmerge), Rogovo (Raguva), Panevezys, Pasvalys, Salata
(Salociai), Bauska. The aforementioned places must also be cleared of Jews.
With respect to the Jews Living in territory currently under German
occupation, this order must be carried out as soon as possible following the
clearing of these places of enemy forces and their capture by our troops.
The expelled Jews must go to live in one of the following districts (uezd):
Bakhmut, Marijupol (Zhdanov), and Slavianoserb districts of Ekaterinoslav
Gubernia, and Poltava , Gadiach, Zenkovo, Kobeliak, Konstantinograd,
Lokhvitsa, Luben, Myrhorod, Romen and Khorol district of Poltava Gubernia...
The time limit for the expulsion is [12 p.m. on] the 5th of May...' "

This order applied, in fact, to the Gubernias (Provinces) of Suwalki, Kovno
(Kaunas), Courland and Grodno. A resident of Pasvalys reported that on April
28, 1915, the residents of that town were given 8 hours to prepare for the
expulsion and spent the next 10 days confined to railway freight cars with
little or no food and water. Evacuations occurred for Courland (25 April),
Kaunas City (3 to 5 May), Panevezys and Zeimelis (3 to 4 May), and Kaunas
Gubernia >from which an estimated 150,000 Jews were expelled (6 May).

This list consists of 206 households, mostly headed by males, consisting of
husbands and wives, and in some cases also an elderly parent or a sibling.
Relatively few households were headed by females and some persons listed
were single or pairs of either sex. The median age was 47 and the ages
ranged >from 20 to 90. No children are listed. They were registered in 10
towns of which 6 were in the Birzai District: Birzai (415), Papilys (15),
Panemune (5), Svidziai (2), Nemunelio Radviliskis (39), and Vabalninkas
(166). Lebeniskiai (Lipnishki) (4) was in Belarus , and Salamreski
(Sulmierski) (5), which is south of Lodz, was in Poland. Two towns, Runikiai
(10) and Kupreliskis (28), could not be located.

It is not clear whether any of these towns were the original homes of those
on the list. But if they were, it is odd that only one of the towns was
known to be west of the line mentioned in the expulsion order. That line, if
drawn >from Bausk in the north to Kaunas in the south with major intermediate
points Panevezys and Ukmerge, is roughly between 24 and 25 degrees of East
Longitude.

The Jewish Chronicle of the United Kingdom on 5 November 1920 estimated that
between 10,000 and 20,000 persons returned >from the exile. Another source
estimates that in Kaunas the number of returnees was approximately 9000.
While it may be true that many of the exiled Lithuanian Jews returned to
their original residences, the realignment of borders after the war resulted
in their returning to three countries: Lithuania, Russia (Belarus) and
Poland.

Anyone interested in learning more about this event, may want to read three
articles in the LitvakSIG Online Journal at www.litvaksig.org written by
Anatoli Chayesh and translated >from the Russian: The Expulsion of the Jews
from Lithuania in the Spring of 1915, (February 2000), a description of the
political events leading up to and accompanying the expulsion based on
contemporary press accounts, and On the Front Line in Lithuania, 1915 (Part
1, August 2001 and Part 2, August 2005) containing Jewish eye-witness
accounts of occurrences during the expulsion. An alphabetical list of 250
Jewish surnames on this Excel spreadsheet is available to ANYONE on request
to me at the email address below.

This Excel spreadsheet is available to participants in the Panevezys
District Research Group on its Shutterfly website. To become a participant
necessitates contributing a total of at least $100 to the Panevezys District
Research Group. This entitles the participant to have access, for a period
of 5 years, to its Shutterfly website and to examine not only this
spreadsheet but also the Vital Record Translations and any new or
previously translated data that are displayed in the Excel format,
exclusively, for at least 18 months before the new data are included in the
All Lithuania Database (ALD). Contributions can be made by credit card to
www.litvaksig.org/contribute or by check to the address listed at that
site. Remember that all contributions are used to support more data
translations and are income tax deductible for US citizens.

Bill Yoffee
Panevezys District Research Coordinator
kidsbks@verizon.net


Re: h-sig digest: April 14, 2012 #hungary

eliagil.roos@...
 

Join us at the 32nd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish
Genealogy in PARIS, FRANCE : JULY 15-18, 2012 Paris Marriott
Rive Gauche; http://www.paris2012.eu

There will be fascinating lectures, visits, rare films,
encounters, workshops etc.

H-SIG Hungary 17 JULY 2012 09:00am; The Migration of Jews
to, in and >from Western Slovakia in the 19th Century =20
Hungary - Slovakia 17 JULY 2012 10:30am; How to find living
relatives in present days Hungary Hungary - Resources 17
JULY 2012 05:00pm; Resources in Hungary Jewish Archives.

See you in Paris,
Eliane Roos Schuhl
(Cercle de Genealogie Juive),
seeking ERDELYI >from Bagos 1890-1930


Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: h-sig digest: April 14, 2012 #hungary

eliagil.roos@...
 

Join us at the 32nd IAJGS International Conference on Jewish
Genealogy in PARIS, FRANCE : JULY 15-18, 2012 Paris Marriott
Rive Gauche; http://www.paris2012.eu

There will be fascinating lectures, visits, rare films,
encounters, workshops etc.

H-SIG Hungary 17 JULY 2012 09:00am; The Migration of Jews
to, in and >from Western Slovakia in the 19th Century =20
Hungary - Slovakia 17 JULY 2012 10:30am; How to find living
relatives in present days Hungary Hungary - Resources 17
JULY 2012 05:00pm; Resources in Hungary Jewish Archives.

See you in Paris,
Eliane Roos Schuhl
(Cercle de Genealogie Juive),
seeking ERDELYI >from Bagos 1890-1930

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