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Researching BUNSHAFT/BUNSHOFT family in Essex, Massachusetts #general

jeremy frankel
 

Dear Genners,

I'm assisting someone with their family research (person is blind and doesn't
have a computer). I've run into some interesting and confusing scenarios
regarding this family and wonder if there is anyone in JewishGenland who is
also researching this family?

I've already checked the JGFF and there were only three hits (all before 2009)
and no hits in the archived discussions.

Please write to me off list.

Thanks in advance

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

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


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Researching BUNSHAFT/BUNSHOFT family in Essex, Massachusetts #general

jeremy frankel
 

Dear Genners,

I'm assisting someone with their family research (person is blind and doesn't
have a computer). I've run into some interesting and confusing scenarios
regarding this family and wonder if there is anyone in JewishGenland who is
also researching this family?

I've already checked the JGFF and there were only three hits (all before 2009)
and no hits in the archived discussions.

Please write to me off list.

Thanks in advance

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

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


ORLOW family from Kherson, Ukraine #general

Lin <lin2@...>
 

I am looking for information on Michael "Misha" ORLOW >from Kherson, Ukraine
and especially his family. My great aunt Klara LEVI ORLOW, >from Markt
Berolzheim and later Nuremberg, Germany, married Michael Orlow and they
later divorced. I would guess they married about 1910 and divorced in the
late 1920s or early 1930s. I'm not sure when they married, but they must
have divorced in the 1930s. Evidently, he then moved to Vienna where he
played in the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (according to his great
granddaughter). He was a violinist.

Misha was born in November 1882 and died in Buchenwald on 2 January 1940
at Buchenwald and according to JOWBR is buried in the Wiener Zentralfiedhoff.

I'd like out about his family in Ukraine if it is possible. On her Yad
Vashem testimony, his daughter, Bella ORLOW PFIFFERLING did not fill in the
names of his parents, and only Russia for his birth place. She gave very
detailed testimony for her aunts and uncles who died, so I am sure she did
not know his parents' names, nor any more about his birth place.

His daughters and wife spelled the name ORLOW and I saw a couple letters
where he did too. But on one letter to his daughter >from Vienna he spelled
it Orlof or Orloff.

If you know of the ORLOW family in Kherson, please let me know.
Thank you so much!

Sincerely,
Lin Herz
Palm


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen ORLOW family from Kherson, Ukraine #general

Lin <lin2@...>
 

I am looking for information on Michael "Misha" ORLOW >from Kherson, Ukraine
and especially his family. My great aunt Klara LEVI ORLOW, >from Markt
Berolzheim and later Nuremberg, Germany, married Michael Orlow and they
later divorced. I would guess they married about 1910 and divorced in the
late 1920s or early 1930s. I'm not sure when they married, but they must
have divorced in the 1930s. Evidently, he then moved to Vienna where he
played in the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (according to his great
granddaughter). He was a violinist.

Misha was born in November 1882 and died in Buchenwald on 2 January 1940
at Buchenwald and according to JOWBR is buried in the Wiener Zentralfiedhoff.

I'd like out about his family in Ukraine if it is possible. On her Yad
Vashem testimony, his daughter, Bella ORLOW PFIFFERLING did not fill in the
names of his parents, and only Russia for his birth place. She gave very
detailed testimony for her aunts and uncles who died, so I am sure she did
not know his parents' names, nor any more about his birth place.

His daughters and wife spelled the name ORLOW and I saw a couple letters
where he did too. But on one letter to his daughter >from Vienna he spelled
it Orlof or Orloff.

If you know of the ORLOW family in Kherson, please let me know.
Thank you so much!

Sincerely,
Lin Herz
Palm


JewishGen's Success! Stories #germany

Phyllis Kramer
 

We are proud to announce that our editor and webmaster are presenting
three outstanding stories in JewishGen's newly designed Success!
Stories webpage. You can access these accounts >from the "About Us"
button on JewishGen's website or by following this link:
http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgen/testimonials/

**Jerry Touger solves three questions about his family history as the
result of one posting to JewishGen's Belarus SIG.

**Eli Rabinowitz provides a sequel to his story about the tragic death
of his great-uncle by tracking down the details of the driver involved
in the fatal accident.

**Elizabeth Rynecki tells us of the search for the paintings of her
great-grandfather, who perished in the Holocaust.

JewishGen volunteers (Editor - Nancy Siegel and Webmaster - Colin
Mathias Justin) collect and post these stories. A special thank you
goes to Colin for the redesigned Success! Stories website. We hope you
will be inspired by these stories and we encourage you to submit your
own success stories to us at success@lyris.jewishgen.org .

Isn't JewishGen wonderful !!
Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.


German SIG #Germany JewishGen's Success! Stories #germany

Phyllis Kramer
 

We are proud to announce that our editor and webmaster are presenting
three outstanding stories in JewishGen's newly designed Success!
Stories webpage. You can access these accounts >from the "About Us"
button on JewishGen's website or by following this link:
http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgen/testimonials/

**Jerry Touger solves three questions about his family history as the
result of one posting to JewishGen's Belarus SIG.

**Eli Rabinowitz provides a sequel to his story about the tragic death
of his great-uncle by tracking down the details of the driver involved
in the fatal accident.

**Elizabeth Rynecki tells us of the search for the paintings of her
great-grandfather, who perished in the Holocaust.

JewishGen volunteers (Editor - Nancy Siegel and Webmaster - Colin
Mathias Justin) collect and post these stories. A special thank you
goes to Colin for the redesigned Success! Stories website. We hope you
will be inspired by these stories and we encourage you to submit your
own success stories to us at success@lyris.jewishgen.org .

Isn't JewishGen wonderful !!
Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.


Re: regional Jewish records for Juelich (Julich & Umlaut) region 1780-1850? #germany

Roger Lustig
 

Many surname adoption records have recently come on line at
familysearch.org.

The 1808 list for Juelich is on line as item 1 on film 1334572.

As you surmise, there are no published lists for places west of the
Rhine, because the surname adoptions of 1808 continued to be valid under
the Napoleonic Code Civile, which remained in force in that part of
Germany until 1900.

Roger Lustig Princeton, NJ USA Research coordinator, GerSIG

On 7/27/2017, Reuven Mohr reuven.mohr@gmail.com wrote:
Siblings of my gggrandmother seem to have moved >from Wittgenstein
(Berleburg) to the region of Juelich, West of the lower Rhine, around
1780-1800. No specific location is mentioned. I'm trying if I can find
any tracks of this branch............


German SIG #Germany Re: regional Jewish records for Juelich (Julich & Umlaut) region 1780-1850? #germany

Roger Lustig
 

Many surname adoption records have recently come on line at
familysearch.org.

The 1808 list for Juelich is on line as item 1 on film 1334572.

As you surmise, there are no published lists for places west of the
Rhine, because the surname adoptions of 1808 continued to be valid under
the Napoleonic Code Civile, which remained in force in that part of
Germany until 1900.

Roger Lustig Princeton, NJ USA Research coordinator, GerSIG

On 7/27/2017, Reuven Mohr reuven.mohr@gmail.com wrote:
Siblings of my gggrandmother seem to have moved >from Wittgenstein
(Berleburg) to the region of Juelich, West of the lower Rhine, around
1780-1800. No specific location is mentioned. I'm trying if I can find
any tracks of this branch............


Pope Francis Praises Father Debois #galicia

Tony Hausner
 

Pope Francis has sent a letter to Yahad-In Unum, the organization
created by Father Patrick Debois. This letter praises Father Debois for
all his work on Holocaust remembrance projects. Father Debois and
his staff have traveled to many of the killing fields in Eastern Europe
during the Holocaust to commemorate the tragedies at these
locations and to obtain testimony >from witnesses to these massacres.
He was keynote speaker at our IAJGS conference in 2009. Father
Debois and Yahad-In Unum staff have also gone to many other of
today's places of violence in the world. The Pope's praise is
important recognition of the value of his work.

To learn more about YIU's work, visit www.yahadinunum.org .

Tony Hausner
Silver Spring, MD
tthausner@yahoo.com


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Pope Francis Praises Father Debois #galicia

Tony Hausner
 

Pope Francis has sent a letter to Yahad-In Unum, the organization
created by Father Patrick Debois. This letter praises Father Debois for
all his work on Holocaust remembrance projects. Father Debois and
his staff have traveled to many of the killing fields in Eastern Europe
during the Holocaust to commemorate the tragedies at these
locations and to obtain testimony >from witnesses to these massacres.
He was keynote speaker at our IAJGS conference in 2009. Father
Debois and Yahad-In Unum staff have also gone to many other of
today's places of violence in the world. The Pope's praise is
important recognition of the value of his work.

To learn more about YIU's work, visit www.yahadinunum.org .

Tony Hausner
Silver Spring, MD
tthausner@yahoo.com


JewishGen's Success! Stories #galicia

Phyllis Kramer
 

We are proud to announce that our editor and webmaster are presenting
three outstanding stories in JewishGen's newly designed Success!
Stories webpage. You can access these accounts >from the "About Us"
button on JewishGen's website or by following this link:
http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgen/testimonials/

**Jerry Touger solves three questions about his family history as the
result of one posting to JewishGen's Belarus SIG.

**Eli Rabinowitz provides a sequel to his story about the tragic death
of his great-uncle by tracking down the details of the driver involved
in the fatal accident.

**Elizabeth Rynecki tells us of the search for the paintings of her
great-grandfather, who perished in the Holocaust.

JewishGen volunteers (Editor - Nancy Siegel and Webmaster - Colin
Mathias Justin) collect and post these stories. A special thank you
goes to Colin for the redesigned Success! Stories website. We hope you
will be inspired by these stories and we encourage you to submit your
own success stories to us at success@lyris.jewishgen.org .

Isn't JewishGen wonderful !!

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia JewishGen's Success! Stories #galicia

Phyllis Kramer
 

We are proud to announce that our editor and webmaster are presenting
three outstanding stories in JewishGen's newly designed Success!
Stories webpage. You can access these accounts >from the "About Us"
button on JewishGen's website or by following this link:
http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgen/testimonials/

**Jerry Touger solves three questions about his family history as the
result of one posting to JewishGen's Belarus SIG.

**Eli Rabinowitz provides a sequel to his story about the tragic death
of his great-uncle by tracking down the details of the driver involved
in the fatal accident.

**Elizabeth Rynecki tells us of the search for the paintings of her
great-grandfather, who perished in the Holocaust.

JewishGen volunteers (Editor - Nancy Siegel and Webmaster - Colin
Mathias Justin) collect and post these stories. A special thank you
goes to Colin for the redesigned Success! Stories website. We hope you
will be inspired by these stories and we encourage you to submit your
own success stories to us at success@lyris.jewishgen.org .

Isn't JewishGen wonderful !!

Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.


Suchostaw Region Research Group (SRRG) Facebook Group #galicia

Barbara Ellman
 

During this week's IAJGS Conference, we created a closed Facebook group
for the Suchostaw Region Research Group (SRRG).

Anyone with roots/family >from the area are welcome to join to share with
other members.

All towns, villages and hamlets in the following Administrative Districts (AD)
are included in the SRRG area of research:

Borszczow
Buczacz
Czortkow
Husiatyn
Skalat
Tarnopol
Trembowla
Zaleszczyki
Zbaraz

A complete list of towns is found at
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Suchostaw/shtetl_list.htm

Please answer the question to be given access to the group.

Barbara Ellman

MODERATOR NOTE: The SRRG Facebook page is at
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1726322511003579/ .


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Suchostaw Region Research Group (SRRG) Facebook Group #galicia

Barbara Ellman
 

During this week's IAJGS Conference, we created a closed Facebook group
for the Suchostaw Region Research Group (SRRG).

Anyone with roots/family >from the area are welcome to join to share with
other members.

All towns, villages and hamlets in the following Administrative Districts (AD)
are included in the SRRG area of research:

Borszczow
Buczacz
Czortkow
Husiatyn
Skalat
Tarnopol
Trembowla
Zaleszczyki
Zbaraz

A complete list of towns is found at
http://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Suchostaw/shtetl_list.htm

Please answer the question to be given access to the group.

Barbara Ellman

MODERATOR NOTE: The SRRG Facebook page is at
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1726322511003579/ .


Newly Uploaded Records to the JewishGen Belarus Database #belarus

Paul Zoglin
 

At the 2017 IAJGS conference in Orlando the JewishGen Belarus SIG was pleased
to announce the uploading of approximately 29,000 records to the JewishGen
Belarus Database:

Bobruysk, births, 1882-1885 (920 records)
David Gorodok, births, deaths, marriages, 1874-1892 (1581 records)
Delyatichi, revision lists, 1858 (127 records)
Dvorets, list of men, 1853, 1858 (209 records)
Dyatlovo, list of men, 1853, 1858 (945 records)
Golynka, list of men, 1853, 1858 (170 records)
Gomel', births, 1853, 1895-1899 (3217 records)
Kobrin, lists of families who moved to Kobrin, 1891 (1307 records)
Korelichi, revision lists, 1858 (501 records)
Kossovo, list of men, 1853, 1858 (878 records)
Kroshin, revision lists, 1858 (148 records)
Lyakhovichi. Grand Duchy census and revision lists, 1784, 1858-1890 (6050 records)
Mogilev, revision lists, 1858 (7239 records)
Mogilev, marriages 1837, 1838, 1847, 1852, 1855, 1858, 1868 (442 records)
Molchad, list of men, 1853, 1858 (205 records)
Mysh Nova, revision lists, 1858 (523 records)
Negnevichi, revision lists, 1858 (153 records)
Ostroshitskiy Gorodok, revision lists, 1858 (407 records)
Ozernitsa, list of men, 1853, 1858 (162 records)
Pinsk, births, 1897 (666 records)
Polonka, revision list, 1858 (181 records)
Ruzhany, list of men, 1853, 1858 (1131 records)
Samokhvalovichi, revision lists, 1858, (383 records)
Snov, revision lists, 1858 (125 records)
Stolovichi, revision lists, 1858 (333 records)
Tsirin, revision lists, 1858 (169 records)
Vetka, births, 1912-1918 (517 records)
Vselyub, revision lists, 1858, (265 records)
Yeremichi, revision lists, 1858 (105 records)

These records are now searchable using the JewishGen Belarus Database
search engine:

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/belarus/

Special thanks to Igor Apelsinov, Mikhail Bakhrakh, Boris Bayevsky, Arkady Brazin,
Vitaly Charny, Rimma Dechter, Tatyana Factorovich, Maria Farber, Val Ginzburg,
Zhanna Glazenburg, Vladimir Golynya, Baruch Gorkin, Natasha Grinberg,
Ronnie Harpaz, Joshua Kaufman, Misha Korman, Greg Mirsky, Gary Palgon,
Frank Proschan, Alexander Rubtsov, Zeev Sharon, Victor Shifrin, Jane Sverzhinsky,
Svetlana Tokareva, Lara Tsinman, Dena Whitman, Irina Zabelyshinsky,
Ludmila Zapletnyuk and Elena Zborovskaya for their help with these and other
ongoing translation projects.

In addition, records >from the following towns have been translated but not yet
uploaded to the database:

Berezino, Igumen district
Bobruysk, Bobruysk district
Borisov, Borisov district
Delyatichi, Novogrudok district
Dukora, Igumen district
Igumen, Igumen district
Kholuy, Igumen district
Khotimsk, Klimovichi district
Klichev, Igumen district
Klimovichi, Klimovichi district
Kostyukovichi, Klimovichi district
Lapichi, Igumen district
Lida, Lida district
Losha, Igumen district
Lyuban', Bobruysk district
Lyubcha, Novogrudok district
Mir, Novogrudok district
Mogil'no, Igumen district
Novogrudok, Novogrudok district
Orlya, Lida district
Oshmiany, Oshmiany district
Ozarichi, Bobruysk district
Parichi, Bobruysk district
Pogost, Igumen district
Pukhovichi, Igumen district
Radun, Lida district
Shatsk, Igumen district
Shchedrin, Bobruysk district
Shchuchin, Lida district
Shumyachi, Klimovichi district
Smilovichi, Igumen district
Svisloch, Bobruysk district
Turets, Novogrudok district
Uzda, Igumen district
Uzlyany, Igumen district

Contact the District Coordinator of these towns for a detailed list of available
records, links to the list of surnames appearing in these records and links to
the donation page:

Bobruysk district: Debra Wolraich, djwolraich@juno.com
Borisov district: Larry Fagan, LMFagan731@gmail.com
Igumen district: Carola Murray-Seegert, cmseegert@icloud.com
Klimovichi district: Steve Zivin, stephenzivin@yahoo.com
Lida district (a Litvak SIG DRG): Judy Baston, jrbaston@aol.com
Novogrudok district: Robinn Magid, RobinnM@aol.com
Oshmyany district (a Litvak SIG DRG): Judy Baston, jrbaston@aol.com

Donors of $100 to the appropriate district fund will receive spreadsheets of the
translated records that have not been uploaded to the database.

Researchers are typically notified of newly translated records via the JewishGen
Family Finder (JGFF) so make sure you are registered in the JGFF for your town(s)
of interest.

Thanks also to all our District Coordinators: Diane Baer, Judy Baston,
Jenni Buch, Steve Cohen, Larry Fagan, Dave Fox, Leslie Gut, Gayle Justman,
Robinn Magid, Rhoda Miller, Philip Minkin, Carola Murray-Seegert,
Steven Rosenberg, Ralph Salinger, Debra Wolraich, Jim Yarin, Steve Zivin,
as well as Warren Blatt, Avraham Groll, Rebecca Schaeffer and Michael Tobias at
JewishGen. And thanks to all the researchers who support the Belarus SIG via
their donations. We couldn't have done this work without you.

The Belarus SIG Team:
Dave Feldman, co-Coordinator
Sharon Fingold, co-Coordinator
Ruth Silver, Data Acquisitions Coordinator
Paul Zoglin, Database Coordinator
Nancy Holden, Help Desk Coordinator
Alan Raskin, Webmaster


Wolofsza or Beresker #hungary

david@...
 

Hi SIGers,

I am trying to locate the modern location of the following two towns:
Beresker and Wolofsza . They are the birth towns of a husband and wife
from the surnames Mermelstein and Kopolovitz. Their spellings are
sourced >from US citizenship documents, and so might be slightly out of
whack. However, based on potential relationships to my paternal line, at
least one of these towns (if not both) are very likely to be in
Sub-Carpathia today. The only evidence not supporting this, is that the
marriage took place in "Pavlova, Czechoslovakia" which today is in
Slovakia, just about across the Danube River >from Esztergom.

Suggestions?

David

Moderator: All messages must include full name of sender. If you want a
useful response to this inquiry please indicate dates when MERMELSTEIN and
KOPLOVITZ (use upper case fonts for surnames) lived in these place. Bear in
mind that Czechoslovakia didn't exist until 1921, after the Treaty of Trianon,
and that most of the Hungarian SIG records were created prior to the end of
WWI.


JewishGen's Success! Stories #hungary

Phyllis Kramer
 

We are proud to announce that our editor and webmaster are presenting
three outstanding stories in JewishGen's newly designed Success!
Stories webpage. You can access these accounts >from the "About Us"
button on JewishGen's website or by following this link:
http://www.jewishgen.org/jewishgen/testimonials/

**Jerry Touger solves three questions about his family history as the
result of one posting to JewishGen's Belarus SIG.

**Eli Rabinowitz provides a sequel to his story about the tragic death
of his great-uncle by tracking down the details of the driver involved
in the fatal accident.

**Elizabeth Rynecki tells us of the search for the paintings of her
great-grandfather, who perished in the Holocaust.

JewishGen volunteers (Editor - Nancy Siegel and Webmaster - Colin
Mathias Justin) collect and post these stories. A special thank you
goes to Colin for the redesigned Success! Stories website. We hope you
will be inspired by these stories and we encourage you to submit your
own success stories to us at success@lyris.jewishgen.org .

Isn't JewishGen wonderful !!
Phyllis Kramer, NYC & PBG, Florida
VP, Education & Special Projects, JewishGen, Inc.


Belarus SIG #Belarus Newly Uploaded Records to the JewishGen Belarus Database #belarus

Paul Zoglin
 

At the 2017 IAJGS conference in Orlando the JewishGen Belarus SIG was pleased
to announce the uploading of approximately 29,000 records to the JewishGen
Belarus Database:

Bobruysk, births, 1882-1885 (920 records)
David Gorodok, births, deaths, marriages, 1874-1892 (1581 records)
Delyatichi, revision lists, 1858 (127 records)
Dvorets, list of men, 1853, 1858 (209 records)
Dyatlovo, list of men, 1853, 1858 (945 records)
Golynka, list of men, 1853, 1858 (170 records)
Gomel', births, 1853, 1895-1899 (3217 records)
Kobrin, lists of families who moved to Kobrin, 1891 (1307 records)
Korelichi, revision lists, 1858 (501 records)
Kossovo, list of men, 1853, 1858 (878 records)
Kroshin, revision lists, 1858 (148 records)
Lyakhovichi. Grand Duchy census and revision lists, 1784, 1858-1890 (6050 records)
Mogilev, revision lists, 1858 (7239 records)
Mogilev, marriages 1837, 1838, 1847, 1852, 1855, 1858, 1868 (442 records)
Molchad, list of men, 1853, 1858 (205 records)
Mysh Nova, revision lists, 1858 (523 records)
Negnevichi, revision lists, 1858 (153 records)
Ostroshitskiy Gorodok, revision lists, 1858 (407 records)
Ozernitsa, list of men, 1853, 1858 (162 records)
Pinsk, births, 1897 (666 records)
Polonka, revision list, 1858 (181 records)
Ruzhany, list of men, 1853, 1858 (1131 records)
Samokhvalovichi, revision lists, 1858, (383 records)
Snov, revision lists, 1858 (125 records)
Stolovichi, revision lists, 1858 (333 records)
Tsirin, revision lists, 1858 (169 records)
Vetka, births, 1912-1918 (517 records)
Vselyub, revision lists, 1858, (265 records)
Yeremichi, revision lists, 1858 (105 records)

These records are now searchable using the JewishGen Belarus Database
search engine:

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/belarus/

Special thanks to Igor Apelsinov, Mikhail Bakhrakh, Boris Bayevsky, Arkady Brazin,
Vitaly Charny, Rimma Dechter, Tatyana Factorovich, Maria Farber, Val Ginzburg,
Zhanna Glazenburg, Vladimir Golynya, Baruch Gorkin, Natasha Grinberg,
Ronnie Harpaz, Joshua Kaufman, Misha Korman, Greg Mirsky, Gary Palgon,
Frank Proschan, Alexander Rubtsov, Zeev Sharon, Victor Shifrin, Jane Sverzhinsky,
Svetlana Tokareva, Lara Tsinman, Dena Whitman, Irina Zabelyshinsky,
Ludmila Zapletnyuk and Elena Zborovskaya for their help with these and other
ongoing translation projects.

In addition, records >from the following towns have been translated but not yet
uploaded to the database:

Berezino, Igumen district
Bobruysk, Bobruysk district
Borisov, Borisov district
Delyatichi, Novogrudok district
Dukora, Igumen district
Igumen, Igumen district
Kholuy, Igumen district
Khotimsk, Klimovichi district
Klichev, Igumen district
Klimovichi, Klimovichi district
Kostyukovichi, Klimovichi district
Lapichi, Igumen district
Lida, Lida district
Losha, Igumen district
Lyuban', Bobruysk district
Lyubcha, Novogrudok district
Mir, Novogrudok district
Mogil'no, Igumen district
Novogrudok, Novogrudok district
Orlya, Lida district
Oshmiany, Oshmiany district
Ozarichi, Bobruysk district
Parichi, Bobruysk district
Pogost, Igumen district
Pukhovichi, Igumen district
Radun, Lida district
Shatsk, Igumen district
Shchedrin, Bobruysk district
Shchuchin, Lida district
Shumyachi, Klimovichi district
Smilovichi, Igumen district
Svisloch, Bobruysk district
Turets, Novogrudok district
Uzda, Igumen district
Uzlyany, Igumen district

Contact the District Coordinator of these towns for a detailed list of available
records, links to the list of surnames appearing in these records and links to
the donation page:

Bobruysk district: Debra Wolraich, djwolraich@juno.com
Borisov district: Larry Fagan, LMFagan731@gmail.com
Igumen district: Carola Murray-Seegert, cmseegert@icloud.com
Klimovichi district: Steve Zivin, stephenzivin@yahoo.com
Lida district (a Litvak SIG DRG): Judy Baston, jrbaston@aol.com
Novogrudok district: Robinn Magid, RobinnM@aol.com
Oshmyany district (a Litvak SIG DRG): Judy Baston, jrbaston@aol.com

Donors of $100 to the appropriate district fund will receive spreadsheets of the
translated records that have not been uploaded to the database.

Researchers are typically notified of newly translated records via the JewishGen
Family Finder (JGFF) so make sure you are registered in the JGFF for your town(s)
of interest.

Thanks also to all our District Coordinators: Diane Baer, Judy Baston,
Jenni Buch, Steve Cohen, Larry Fagan, Dave Fox, Leslie Gut, Gayle Justman,
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Hungary SIG #Hungary Wolofsza or Beresker #hungary

david@...
 

Hi SIGers,

I am trying to locate the modern location of the following two towns:
Beresker and Wolofsza . They are the birth towns of a husband and wife
from the surnames Mermelstein and Kopolovitz. Their spellings are
sourced >from US citizenship documents, and so might be slightly out of
whack. However, based on potential relationships to my paternal line, at
least one of these towns (if not both) are very likely to be in
Sub-Carpathia today. The only evidence not supporting this, is that the
marriage took place in "Pavlova, Czechoslovakia" which today is in
Slovakia, just about across the Danube River >from Esztergom.

Suggestions?

David

Moderator: All messages must include full name of sender. If you want a
useful response to this inquiry please indicate dates when MERMELSTEIN and
KOPLOVITZ (use upper case fonts for surnames) lived in these place. Bear in
mind that Czechoslovakia didn't exist until 1921, after the Treaty of Trianon,
and that most of the Hungarian SIG records were created prior to the end of
WWI.


Hungary SIG #Hungary JewishGen's Success! Stories #hungary

Phyllis Kramer
 

We are proud to announce that our editor and webmaster are presenting
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**Jerry Touger solves three questions about his family history as the
result of one posting to JewishGen's Belarus SIG.

**Eli Rabinowitz provides a sequel to his story about the tragic death
of his great-uncle by tracking down the details of the driver involved
in the fatal accident.

**Elizabeth Rynecki tells us of the search for the paintings of her
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JewishGen volunteers (Editor - Nancy Siegel and Webmaster - Colin
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