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Experience about asking naturalisation files in France #general

Micheline GUTMANN <MichelineGUTMANN@...>
 

I am happy to see that the information about reading
naturalisation files in France could be useful at least
for other French associations !
For everybody, I can relate my disappointing experience
and an important problem.
Yes, it is possible to see the files which are 60 years old (or more) .
But if you wish a copy, last year it was 2F each page. =

Now, you have to ask for a microfilm done by an imposed external society=

with no apparent relation with the Archives Nationales.
The cost is multiplied by 10.
I spoke of the problem to the French Federation of Genealogy.
I shall tell you informed of the result.

Micheline GUTMANN, GenAmi, Paris France
www.chez.com/genami


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Experience about asking naturalisation files in France #general

Micheline GUTMANN <MichelineGUTMANN@...>
 

I am happy to see that the information about reading
naturalisation files in France could be useful at least
for other French associations !
For everybody, I can relate my disappointing experience
and an important problem.
Yes, it is possible to see the files which are 60 years old (or more) .
But if you wish a copy, last year it was 2F each page. =

Now, you have to ask for a microfilm done by an imposed external society=

with no apparent relation with the Archives Nationales.
The cost is multiplied by 10.
I spoke of the problem to the French Federation of Genealogy.
I shall tell you informed of the result.

Micheline GUTMANN, GenAmi, Paris France
www.chez.com/genami


Help Wanted from the ShtetLinks Project #general

Chuck Weinstein <cweinstein@...>
 

ShtetLinks is in need of a volunteer who can take over coordination of
putting up ShtetLinks websites, checking them periodically for errors,
and working with people whose knowledge of HTML runs >from none to
maven. The ideal candidate for this volunteer position will have
regular internet access, a fair to good understanding of working with
HTML and one or more web composition softwares, a good ability to work
with a variety of people, and about 10-15 hours or so per week to work
with our sites. It helps if you are conversant with genealogy, and you
must have a reasonably dependable computer. We currently have four
people who are able to help on a limited basis, so you would not be
expected to do all the work, but at least coordinate it. Please respond
to me if you are interested and we can talk. Location does not matter.

Chuck Weinstein
JewishGen ShtetLinks Coordinator
cweinstein@jewishgen.org


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Help Wanted from the ShtetLinks Project #general

Chuck Weinstein <cweinstein@...>
 

ShtetLinks is in need of a volunteer who can take over coordination of
putting up ShtetLinks websites, checking them periodically for errors,
and working with people whose knowledge of HTML runs >from none to
maven. The ideal candidate for this volunteer position will have
regular internet access, a fair to good understanding of working with
HTML and one or more web composition softwares, a good ability to work
with a variety of people, and about 10-15 hours or so per week to work
with our sites. It helps if you are conversant with genealogy, and you
must have a reasonably dependable computer. We currently have four
people who are able to help on a limited basis, so you would not be
expected to do all the work, but at least coordinate it. Please respond
to me if you are interested and we can talk. Location does not matter.

Chuck Weinstein
JewishGen ShtetLinks Coordinator
cweinstein@jewishgen.org


Roniger #general

GRoniger@...
 

Looking for any information on Jewish Ronigers.

George Roniger
GRoniger@AOL.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Roniger #general

GRoniger@...
 

Looking for any information on Jewish Ronigers.

George Roniger
GRoniger@AOL.com


Names of Russian Soldiers #general

J M Y <gen528@...>
 

Hello all,

My great grandmothers uncles were in the Russian Army during the first
world war and were killed. I have a picture of them in uniform, however,
I don't have any idea what their names were. I know the last name and the
names of their parents. Does anyone have any suggestions on how I could
go about finding out these individuals first names?

TIA,

June M. Young

Searching: FEDER, SEGAL, SCHIOWITZ, SCHNEER, LIEBOWITZ, YANKOWITZ,
YONKELOVITSH, SPIELBERG, ABRAMOWITZ


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Names of Russian Soldiers #general

J M Y <gen528@...>
 

Hello all,

My great grandmothers uncles were in the Russian Army during the first
world war and were killed. I have a picture of them in uniform, however,
I don't have any idea what their names were. I know the last name and the
names of their parents. Does anyone have any suggestions on how I could
go about finding out these individuals first names?

TIA,

June M. Young

Searching: FEDER, SEGAL, SCHIOWITZ, SCHNEER, LIEBOWITZ, YANKOWITZ,
YONKELOVITSH, SPIELBERG, ABRAMOWITZ


Jewish Photo Archives #general

D. Doering <doeringd@...>
 

I'm seeking to identify the major national and international archives of
photographs of jewish life, culture, and history. Any information on the
names of the major collections or links to their web sites would be greatly
appreciated. I thank you in advance.

Don S. Doering
Philadelphia, PA
doeringd@alum.mit.edu


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Jewish Photo Archives #general

D. Doering <doeringd@...>
 

I'm seeking to identify the major national and international archives of
photographs of jewish life, culture, and history. Any information on the
names of the major collections or links to their web sites would be greatly
appreciated. I thank you in advance.

Don S. Doering
Philadelphia, PA
doeringd@alum.mit.edu


Many thanks for suggestions about illegible Passenger Index card #general

The Holeywell's <holeywel@...>
 

Many thanks to all who responded to my query regarding the illegible
Passenger Index card for my grandmother SOPHIE GRUNBERG.
Almost everyone recommended visiting the Cimorelli site at
http://www.cimorelli.com/vbclient/shipmenu.htm
This is a wonderful site enabling the user to input queries about ship
arrivals based upon various parameters: date of arrival, name of ship,
port of embarkcation, port of arrival, etc.
Using it, I was able to bring up a list of ships with "and" in their
names, and I was able to futher refine the search. As of now, the most
likely candidates was the "Noordland," or the "Vaderland," both ships
of the Red Star Line, which was owned by the financier JP Morgan and his
International Marine Mercantile.

The other excellent suggestion I received was to request NARA to do a
search - my last resort if all else fails.

Thank you again to all who responded.

Jane Wechsler-Holeywell


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Many thanks for suggestions about illegible Passenger Index card #general

The Holeywell's <holeywel@...>
 

Many thanks to all who responded to my query regarding the illegible
Passenger Index card for my grandmother SOPHIE GRUNBERG.
Almost everyone recommended visiting the Cimorelli site at
http://www.cimorelli.com/vbclient/shipmenu.htm
This is a wonderful site enabling the user to input queries about ship
arrivals based upon various parameters: date of arrival, name of ship,
port of embarkcation, port of arrival, etc.
Using it, I was able to bring up a list of ships with "and" in their
names, and I was able to futher refine the search. As of now, the most
likely candidates was the "Noordland," or the "Vaderland," both ships
of the Red Star Line, which was owned by the financier JP Morgan and his
International Marine Mercantile.

The other excellent suggestion I received was to request NARA to do a
search - my last resort if all else fails.

Thank you again to all who responded.

Jane Wechsler-Holeywell


Re: Hebrew Letters #general

David Ziants <davidz@...>
 

"Howard Coupland" <bashko@email.msn.com> asked:
At the end of Hebrew names on my Grandparents Jahrzeit Chart there are
two letters - Ayin and Hay can someone tell me what they mean.
"Alav HaShalom" = "May peace be upon him"
or
"Aleha HaShalom" = "May peace be upon her"

--
David Ziants
Ma'aleh Adumim, Israel

MODERATOR NOTE: Many people wrote in with the same information.
The thread is now closed.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Hebrew Letters #general

David Ziants <davidz@...>
 

"Howard Coupland" <bashko@email.msn.com> asked:
At the end of Hebrew names on my Grandparents Jahrzeit Chart there are
two letters - Ayin and Hay can someone tell me what they mean.
"Alav HaShalom" = "May peace be upon him"
or
"Aleha HaShalom" = "May peace be upon her"

--
David Ziants
Ma'aleh Adumim, Israel

MODERATOR NOTE: Many people wrote in with the same information.
The thread is now closed.


Re: Posting Messages for "Lost" Relatives #general

Prof. G. L. Esterson <jerry@...>
 

Hi Daniel,

ESRA, the English-Speaking Residents Association of Israel, maintains a
web site which has devoted one page to messages >from people searching
for lost relatives or friends. While this web site is based in Israel,
it reaches a world-wide audience, and we have had successes in getting
lost relatives and friends back together again.

Your can visit the ESRA page for finding lost friends and relatives at:
http://www.esra.org.il/friends.htm, and if you wish to submit a
message for posting there, send me your 50-word messages -- I am the
webmaster and will post it for you.

Regards,

Jerry

Daniel Kazez posted:
I know that some of the big sites for family history and genealogy
have places that people can post messages for "lost" relatives.

Do any of you know any of these site url's??
--
Prof. G. L. Esterson, Ra'anana, Israel E-mail: jerry@vms.huji.ac.il


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Posting Messages for "Lost" Relatives #general

Prof. G. L. Esterson <jerry@...>
 

Hi Daniel,

ESRA, the English-Speaking Residents Association of Israel, maintains a
web site which has devoted one page to messages >from people searching
for lost relatives or friends. While this web site is based in Israel,
it reaches a world-wide audience, and we have had successes in getting
lost relatives and friends back together again.

Your can visit the ESRA page for finding lost friends and relatives at:
http://www.esra.org.il/friends.htm, and if you wish to submit a
message for posting there, send me your 50-word messages -- I am the
webmaster and will post it for you.

Regards,

Jerry

Daniel Kazez posted:
I know that some of the big sites for family history and genealogy
have places that people can post messages for "lost" relatives.

Do any of you know any of these site url's??
--
Prof. G. L. Esterson, Ra'anana, Israel E-mail: jerry@vms.huji.ac.il


Re: Passenger lists #unitedkingdom

D.J. Einbinder <donjein@...>
 

I can't believe how many responses I received to the problem I posted
just a few days ago! I want to thank all the Genners out there for
their help and advice to a fairly new researcher. Your Generosity in
giving of your time and knowledge is remarkable and greatly appreciated.
This time I went back to the FHC and ordered the films necessary to find
what I need.

Maybe someone can help with this one:
On my grandfather's naturalization papers he lists the five children
born in Russia before he arrived in 1903, and the sixth born in
Brooklyn, NY in 1905. However, when I looked in the Brooklyn city
directory for 1905 there was no listing for the family. I know that the
birth dates he gave for the children are questionable. For instance, my
father's birthdate was off by 10 days. Is it possible that my aunt's
birth year and place were incorrect as well? I guess I know the answer
to that one - sure, it's possible.

What now?

Don Einbinder


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Passenger lists #general

D.J. Einbinder <donjein@...>
 

I can't believe how many responses I received to the problem I posted
just a few days ago! I want to thank all the Genners out there for
their help and advice to a fairly new researcher. Your Generosity in
giving of your time and knowledge is remarkable and greatly appreciated.
This time I went back to the FHC and ordered the films necessary to find
what I need.

Maybe someone can help with this one:
On my grandfather's naturalization papers he lists the five children
born in Russia before he arrived in 1903, and the sixth born in
Brooklyn, NY in 1905. However, when I looked in the Brooklyn city
directory for 1905 there was no listing for the family. I know that the
birth dates he gave for the children are questionable. For instance, my
father's birthdate was off by 10 days. Is it possible that my aunt's
birth year and place were incorrect as well? I guess I know the answer
to that one - sure, it's possible.

What now?

Don Einbinder


Re: NYC Marriage Certificate #general

WROZI <wrozi@...>
 

Instead of guessing, go directly to the links I have listed. The Vital Records
link gives complete information on all vital records for NY.

Vital Records Information - NY
http://www.inlink.com/~nomi/vitalrec/ny.html

This link allows you to print the application:
Application for Marriage Records
http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/doris/html/marriage.html

I had absolutely no problem by mailing a personal check with the online
application that can be printed at home on your computer printer. I received
the marriage records within one month.

Hope this helps anyone trying to find marriage records for NYC. The Vital
Records link also has information for marriage, death and divorce records.

Roslyn Goldman
Winter park, Florida


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: NYC Marriage Certificate #general

WROZI <wrozi@...>
 

Instead of guessing, go directly to the links I have listed. The Vital Records
link gives complete information on all vital records for NY.

Vital Records Information - NY
http://www.inlink.com/~nomi/vitalrec/ny.html

This link allows you to print the application:
Application for Marriage Records
http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/doris/html/marriage.html

I had absolutely no problem by mailing a personal check with the online
application that can be printed at home on your computer printer. I received
the marriage records within one month.

Hope this helps anyone trying to find marriage records for NYC. The Vital
Records link also has information for marriage, death and divorce records.

Roslyn Goldman
Winter park, Florida