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Zimmerman, born 1908 somewhere in Poland #general

jordanz@...
 

Hello,

I'm trying to trace my roots. My grandfather's last name was Zimmerman. He
told me that he was born in Poland in 1908.

Where do I begin?

Jordan Zimmerman

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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Zimmerman, born 1908 somewhere in Poland #general

jordanz@...
 

Hello,

I'm trying to trace my roots. My grandfather's last name was Zimmerman. He
told me that he was born in Poland in 1908.

Where do I begin?

Jordan Zimmerman

MODERATOR NOTE: There is a wealth of information to help
you further your research. You can get a list of all the
resources available by accessing our homepage at :
http://www.jewishgen.org


Re: Spanish names ending in Z Jewish origin? #general

Rob Weisskirch <rweisskirch@...>
 

If I remember my Spanish linguistics correctly, the Z in Spanish was
introduced during the Moorish times (roughly 700 to 1490 CE). And I do
think that it was the Jews at that time that introduced the actual
letter (and suffix of adding -ez to Spanish names).

This does not mean that all Gomezes and Hernandezes are of Jewish
origin. It means that the sounds and letters were of Hebraic/Ladino
origin.

Rob Weisskirch


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Spanish names ending in Z Jewish origin? #general

Rob Weisskirch <rweisskirch@...>
 

If I remember my Spanish linguistics correctly, the Z in Spanish was
introduced during the Moorish times (roughly 700 to 1490 CE). And I do
think that it was the Jews at that time that introduced the actual
letter (and suffix of adding -ez to Spanish names).

This does not mean that all Gomezes and Hernandezes are of Jewish
origin. It means that the sounds and letters were of Hebraic/Ladino
origin.

Rob Weisskirch


HOLSBERG/RAPOPORT #general

Alan Rosenfield <arosen@...>
 

We are searching for ancestors of Annie HOLSBERG, born somewhere in
Russia in Feb. 1868, daughter of Zeev Wolf HOLSBERG and Fannie RAPPORT
(probably RAPOPORT). Annie emigrated to US in 1890, settled in Chelsea MA, and
married Samuel LAVETTS in 1893. Annie had a brother Bernard, who sometimes
spelled his name HOLTZBERG. The HOLSBERG family may have had relatives in
England and/or in Pittsburgh.

Al Rosenfield
Columbus OH
arosen@...


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen HOLSBERG/RAPOPORT #general

Alan Rosenfield <arosen@...>
 

We are searching for ancestors of Annie HOLSBERG, born somewhere in
Russia in Feb. 1868, daughter of Zeev Wolf HOLSBERG and Fannie RAPPORT
(probably RAPOPORT). Annie emigrated to US in 1890, settled in Chelsea MA, and
married Samuel LAVETTS in 1893. Annie had a brother Bernard, who sometimes
spelled his name HOLTZBERG. The HOLSBERG family may have had relatives in
England and/or in Pittsburgh.

Al Rosenfield
Columbus OH
arosen@...


mother and child with same name #general

Arline and Sidney Sachs <sachs@...>
 

named their first child David.....here was a second, unfortunate David.....
My grandmother's youngest sister had the same name as her mother, as the
mother died the same day after giving birth.

that my maternal grandmother seems to have had the same name as her mother:
On my husband's side a later aunt was named for an earlier one that had died
in infancy. I don't think that would curse the child, just a way of naming
after the dead as is usualy done.

Arline Sachs


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen mother and child with same name #general

Arline and Sidney Sachs <sachs@...>
 

named their first child David.....here was a second, unfortunate David.....
My grandmother's youngest sister had the same name as her mother, as the
mother died the same day after giving birth.

that my maternal grandmother seems to have had the same name as her mother:
On my husband's side a later aunt was named for an earlier one that had died
in infancy. I don't think that would curse the child, just a way of naming
after the dead as is usualy done.

Arline Sachs


Barnert Synagogue, New Jersey, USA #general

Joel Ives <jives@...>
 

In answer to a number of questions on this subject, I believe that
Barnert Temple was founded in New Jersey in the mid 1800's. The
congregation moved to Paterson, New Jersey in the 1970's but is now
located in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

Joel Ives
Fair Lawn, N.J.
jives@...


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Barnert Synagogue, New Jersey, USA #general

Joel Ives <jives@...>
 

In answer to a number of questions on this subject, I believe that
Barnert Temple was founded in New Jersey in the mid 1800's. The
congregation moved to Paterson, New Jersey in the 1970's but is now
located in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

Joel Ives
Fair Lawn, N.J.
jives@...


German names in Poland #general

Lauren Davis <merlyn@...>
 

Gene Starn wrote:

The name Stern is a common in Germany ... but my Sterns come >from Poland.
Anyone else?
Many Jews in the Kingdom of Poland had Germanic sounding surnames
like AJZENBERG and SNYDER. A primary reason for this is that the
majority of what later became the Kingdom of Poland was under
Prussian and Austrian rule at the time of the first surname mandates,
due to the partitioning of Poland in the late 1700s. Hence many
Jews acquired the Germanic surnames, since surnames were acquired
while their parts of Poland were under regimes where German was
the government language at the time.

In 1815 the "Kingdom of Poland" (Congress Poland / Russian Poland)
was created at the Congress of Vienna, with the Tzar of Russia
appointed as the King of Poland. At the time of the Russian
surname mandate in the Kingdom of Poland 1821, some families
opted to retain/resurrect their Germanic surnames.

Lauren

Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis
merlyn@...


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen German names in Poland #general

Lauren Davis <merlyn@...>
 

Gene Starn wrote:

The name Stern is a common in Germany ... but my Sterns come >from Poland.
Anyone else?
Many Jews in the Kingdom of Poland had Germanic sounding surnames
like AJZENBERG and SNYDER. A primary reason for this is that the
majority of what later became the Kingdom of Poland was under
Prussian and Austrian rule at the time of the first surname mandates,
due to the partitioning of Poland in the late 1700s. Hence many
Jews acquired the Germanic surnames, since surnames were acquired
while their parts of Poland were under regimes where German was
the government language at the time.

In 1815 the "Kingdom of Poland" (Congress Poland / Russian Poland)
was created at the Congress of Vienna, with the Tzar of Russia
appointed as the King of Poland. At the time of the Russian
surname mandate in the Kingdom of Poland 1821, some families
opted to retain/resurrect their Germanic surnames.

Lauren

Lauren B. Eisenberg Davis
merlyn@...


JGS Palm Springs #general

Glynne
 

Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Springs
Open House and Jewish Genealogy Workshop

An afternoon to work on your own genealogy. Computers to the Internet.
Search the Jewish Gen Family Finder, Social Security Death Indexes, Fe. Find
your Shtetl on maps and books. Large selection of Jewish Genealogy books to
look at.

Date: Sunday, December 27, 1998
Time: Any time between 1 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Place: Gay Lynne Kegan's Home

RSVP and more information call Gay Lynne Kegan 340-6554.

Next month's meeting January 24th at Jewish Federation in Palm Springs.
Gay Lynne Kegan
Searching:HOFFENBERG, Josvainiai, Lithuania OWSIANKA Nasielsk Poland,
GOMER/GAMMER Chudnov, Urkaine KAGAN Novozlatopol Ukraine


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS Palm Springs #general

Glynne
 

Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Springs
Open House and Jewish Genealogy Workshop

An afternoon to work on your own genealogy. Computers to the Internet.
Search the Jewish Gen Family Finder, Social Security Death Indexes, Fe. Find
your Shtetl on maps and books. Large selection of Jewish Genealogy books to
look at.

Date: Sunday, December 27, 1998
Time: Any time between 1 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Place: Gay Lynne Kegan's Home

RSVP and more information call Gay Lynne Kegan 340-6554.

Next month's meeting January 24th at Jewish Federation in Palm Springs.
Gay Lynne Kegan
Searching:HOFFENBERG, Josvainiai, Lithuania OWSIANKA Nasielsk Poland,
GOMER/GAMMER Chudnov, Urkaine KAGAN Novozlatopol Ukraine


Searching LEWIS #general

John Reynolds <john0001@...>
 

Am new to this list and the genealogy search process.

The origin of my maternal grandfather was Riga, Latvia. He emigrated
to London, UK and >from there to Hartford, CT, Atlantic City, NJ and
finally to Sarasota, FL.

I am looking for information on my maternal grandmother and any help
would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks - John Reynolds


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Searching LEWIS #general

John Reynolds <john0001@...>
 

Am new to this list and the genealogy search process.

The origin of my maternal grandfather was Riga, Latvia. He emigrated
to London, UK and >from there to Hartford, CT, Atlantic City, NJ and
finally to Sarasota, FL.

I am looking for information on my maternal grandmother and any help
would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks - John Reynolds


Searching:GALLAGHER-->New Castle #general

shimonoz
 

Hello!
DR, John GALLAGHER also tenor cantor worked in Israel, in ICI.comp.
Has two children born in Israel: David,& Marie Therese. They moved
to New Castle (near Scotland).
I'm a mediator for D&S Friedland family.
Shimon Ouziel
Tel-Aviv Israel


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Searching:GALLAGHER-->New Castle #general

shimonoz
 

Hello!
DR, John GALLAGHER also tenor cantor worked in Israel, in ICI.comp.
Has two children born in Israel: David,& Marie Therese. They moved
to New Castle (near Scotland).
I'm a mediator for D&S Friedland family.
Shimon Ouziel
Tel-Aviv Israel


Beuthen/Bytom Shtetl Co-Op #general

Ackerfeld Lance <lancea@...>
 

Although I have never been to Beuthen <grin>, I am looking for people
interested in participating in a Shtetl Co-Op for this city.

For those that are not familiar with this project - it involves
transcribing birth, marriage and death indices that have been extracted
from LDS microfilms to a spreadsheet or text file. The information >from the
spreadsheets is, consequently, transferred to the Jri-Pl database for the
benefit of all those researching this place.

If you are interested in Beuthen and could render assistance in this
important work, I'd really like to hear >from you.

Thanking you in advance,

Lance Ackerfeld
Yiftah, Israel.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Beuthen/Bytom Shtetl Co-Op #general

Ackerfeld Lance <lancea@...>
 

Although I have never been to Beuthen <grin>, I am looking for people
interested in participating in a Shtetl Co-Op for this city.

For those that are not familiar with this project - it involves
transcribing birth, marriage and death indices that have been extracted
from LDS microfilms to a spreadsheet or text file. The information >from the
spreadsheets is, consequently, transferred to the Jri-Pl database for the
benefit of all those researching this place.

If you are interested in Beuthen and could render assistance in this
important work, I'd really like to hear >from you.

Thanking you in advance,

Lance Ackerfeld
Yiftah, Israel.