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Welcome Motol Discussion Group Members #belarus

David M. Fox <davefox73@...>
 

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome about 60 researchers from
the Motol Discussion Group who were not already members of the Belarus SIG
Discussion Group.

Marty Kessel, the founder of the Motol DG, along with Carol Skydell, VP
JewishGen, jointly decided that it was in the best interests of all Belarus
researchers that they merge into the Belarus DG. As Marty mentioned in his
last message on the Motel DG:

I also see several potential benefits
for Motol researchers:

* Many of our ancestors moved back and forth to various towns in the Motol
area. Being part of the larger Belarus group will ensure that we are in
contact with other people researching those locations.

* Hearing about the numerous active Belarus projects may serve as
inspiration to us in finally undertaking some of the projects that we
talked about for the last several years.
I fully agree with Marty's comments. My wife has family roots in Motol, but
this same family also had members who lived in Pinsk and Ivanovo (Yanovo). I
suspect that many of you also have families who lived in a number of
different shtetls within Belarus, sometimes nearby and sometimes in
different uyezds or gubernii. It is important that all researchers NOT
narrow their research to only one shtetl.

If you have not already done so, I encourage you all to explore the Belarus
SIG website <www.jewishgen.org/belarus/>. Search for your family names in
the All Belarus Database (ABD) and the Belarus Surnames List Index. The
links can be found on the SIG homepage. You may find some of your family
names >from Motol as well as other shtetls.

I want to thank Marty for the all his efforts to inspire Motol researchers
and hope that he will continue to lead research efforts to obtain records,
extract and translate them, and incorporate that data into the ABD. Nancy
Holden, the Belarus SIG Research Coordinator, is available to assist and
provide guidance for anyone interested in initiating research projects for
their shtetls.

Let's all welcome our new SIG members >from Motol and show them that we are a
friendly and sharing group of genealogy researchers.

Dave

--
David Fox
Mail to: davefox@jewishgen.org
Belarus SIG Coordinator
Arnold, MD USA
http://www.jewishgen.org/belarus


Belarus SIG #Belarus Welcome Motol Discussion Group Members #belarus

David M. Fox <davefox73@...>
 

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome about 60 researchers from
the Motol Discussion Group who were not already members of the Belarus SIG
Discussion Group.

Marty Kessel, the founder of the Motol DG, along with Carol Skydell, VP
JewishGen, jointly decided that it was in the best interests of all Belarus
researchers that they merge into the Belarus DG. As Marty mentioned in his
last message on the Motel DG:

I also see several potential benefits
for Motol researchers:

* Many of our ancestors moved back and forth to various towns in the Motol
area. Being part of the larger Belarus group will ensure that we are in
contact with other people researching those locations.

* Hearing about the numerous active Belarus projects may serve as
inspiration to us in finally undertaking some of the projects that we
talked about for the last several years.
I fully agree with Marty's comments. My wife has family roots in Motol, but
this same family also had members who lived in Pinsk and Ivanovo (Yanovo). I
suspect that many of you also have families who lived in a number of
different shtetls within Belarus, sometimes nearby and sometimes in
different uyezds or gubernii. It is important that all researchers NOT
narrow their research to only one shtetl.

If you have not already done so, I encourage you all to explore the Belarus
SIG website <www.jewishgen.org/belarus/>. Search for your family names in
the All Belarus Database (ABD) and the Belarus Surnames List Index. The
links can be found on the SIG homepage. You may find some of your family
names >from Motol as well as other shtetls.

I want to thank Marty for the all his efforts to inspire Motol researchers
and hope that he will continue to lead research efforts to obtain records,
extract and translate them, and incorporate that data into the ABD. Nancy
Holden, the Belarus SIG Research Coordinator, is available to assist and
provide guidance for anyone interested in initiating research projects for
their shtetls.

Let's all welcome our new SIG members >from Motol and show them that we are a
friendly and sharing group of genealogy researchers.

Dave

--
David Fox
Mail to: davefox@jewishgen.org
Belarus SIG Coordinator
Arnold, MD USA
http://www.jewishgen.org/belarus


Strzegowo Jewish Cemetery Restoration Project #general

Barbara Goldman <barbara.goldman@...>
 

I have begun to work on a Cemetery restoration project for the Jewish
Cemetery in Strzegowo, Poland where my mother's sister and grandfather are
buried.

My 94 year old mother and I visited Strzegowo and the Strzegowo cemetery
this summer. My mother was born in Strzegowo and lived there for 11 year
until 1921 when she came to the New York. On our visit, we found the house
where she lived and also the Jewish cemetery which is in bad condition.

I am working witrh Norman Weinberg and Rabbi Schudrich >from Warsaw on this
cemetery restoration project. If you are interested in being kept informed
and/or getting involved please contact me via e-mail. I am looking for
others whose family came >from Strzegowo or who know of the family
Gradzanowski. I can be contacted at

barbara.goldman@gte.net

Barbara Goldman


Re: historical NY Times #general

Debbie Raff
 

I have never used this database in a library, but recently have obtained it
via a membership in an organization, which gives you access to it on your
home computer. It did cost $50 for the year. I find it worth it.

The one drawback may be for those with slower connections, but if you use
DSL or cable, it works like a charm. I love it.

Debbie Raff
California

On Wednesday, November 6, 2002, SWarner317@aol.com wrote:

As I have not seen any recent postings related to this subject, I
thought that I would pass this along. I have recently been made aware
of a computer application put out by ProQuest that is now available in
some libraries.


Surname: DRUT or DRUIT #general

BABYCAT3 <babycat3@...>
 

Does anyone have DRUT or DRUIT in their tree or research?
Thank you,
Barbara Klein Meyers
babycat3@aol.com


Ostrowiec, Poland #general

Mervin
 

I have traced the Waldman family to that city in Poland. I note many
cities with the Ostro preface. Does Ostro have a meaning in Polish?
Merv Glow
Palm Springs
mglow@dc.rr.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Strzegowo Jewish Cemetery Restoration Project #general

Barbara Goldman <barbara.goldman@...>
 

I have begun to work on a Cemetery restoration project for the Jewish
Cemetery in Strzegowo, Poland where my mother's sister and grandfather are
buried.

My 94 year old mother and I visited Strzegowo and the Strzegowo cemetery
this summer. My mother was born in Strzegowo and lived there for 11 year
until 1921 when she came to the New York. On our visit, we found the house
where she lived and also the Jewish cemetery which is in bad condition.

I am working witrh Norman Weinberg and Rabbi Schudrich >from Warsaw on this
cemetery restoration project. If you are interested in being kept informed
and/or getting involved please contact me via e-mail. I am looking for
others whose family came >from Strzegowo or who know of the family
Gradzanowski. I can be contacted at

barbara.goldman@gte.net

Barbara Goldman


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: historical NY Times #general

Debbie Raff
 

I have never used this database in a library, but recently have obtained it
via a membership in an organization, which gives you access to it on your
home computer. It did cost $50 for the year. I find it worth it.

The one drawback may be for those with slower connections, but if you use
DSL or cable, it works like a charm. I love it.

Debbie Raff
California

On Wednesday, November 6, 2002, SWarner317@aol.com wrote:

As I have not seen any recent postings related to this subject, I
thought that I would pass this along. I have recently been made aware
of a computer application put out by ProQuest that is now available in
some libraries.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Surname: DRUT or DRUIT #general

BABYCAT3 <babycat3@...>
 

Does anyone have DRUT or DRUIT in their tree or research?
Thank you,
Barbara Klein Meyers
babycat3@aol.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Ostrowiec, Poland #general

Mervin
 

I have traced the Waldman family to that city in Poland. I note many
cities with the Ostro preface. Does Ostro have a meaning in Polish?
Merv Glow
Palm Springs
mglow@dc.rr.com


Rashi Descendants Society #rabbinic

Anita Springer <aspringer@...>
 

I have heard that there is a union of descendants of Rashi - can
anyone tell me more about it or how to contact them? We have been
told that my husband's 3rd great grandmother was a Rashi descendant
and that there is a family tree somewhere showing her descent from
Rashi. Thanks for any help and advice.

Anita Springer, Boston


Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic Rashi Descendants Society #rabbinic

Anita Springer <aspringer@...>
 

I have heard that there is a union of descendants of Rashi - can
anyone tell me more about it or how to contact them? We have been
told that my husband's 3rd great grandmother was a Rashi descendant
and that there is a family tree somewhere showing her descent from
Rashi. Thanks for any help and advice.

Anita Springer, Boston


Argentrina "zip codes" #latinamerica

Silverman, Bill <bsilverman@...>
 

Thanks a wonderful tip >from a group member I am able to find several
promisingleads in an online telephone book. Addresses are given, but no
"zip" codes. Do I need these, and how do I get them? BTW, the phone book is
at http://www.paginas-doradas.com.ar/pdportal/gt/.

Bill Silverman

Searching: MUSHER, NOON


Latin America #LatinAmerica Argentrina "zip codes" #latinamerica

Silverman, Bill <bsilverman@...>
 

Thanks a wonderful tip >from a group member I am able to find several
promisingleads in an online telephone book. Addresses are given, but no
"zip" codes. Do I need these, and how do I get them? BTW, the phone book is
at http://www.paginas-doradas.com.ar/pdportal/gt/.

Bill Silverman

Searching: MUSHER, NOON


Family Research in Lublin and Zamosc - what next? #general

sophie frankenberg <sophiemend@...>
 

Dear Genners,

I have been researching my family >from Lublin and Zamosc for two years
now, including two trips to Poland.
My mother's family, Srul and Zysla GOLDBAUM and their two daughters
[Tobale and Sara] lived in Lublin, Ulica Kowalska 12. My grandmother's
[Zysla's] maiden name was FRYDMAN. She was the daughter of Hersch and Laja
[nee GOLDMAN]. On my first trip last year, I spent many hours at the USC,
looking for b.m.d. records, but found nothing. Before my second trip, two
months ago, I discovered that my grandfather's family was actually >from
Hrubieszow, and that he may have been born in Krasnobrod. Indeed, I found
his birth record in Krasnobrod [1893].
I also obtained their marriage record at the Lublin USC [1918], on which
it states that Srul was >from Hrubieszow, and Zysla >from Lublin. According
to the age stated on this record, she was born around 1897/8. Where else
can I look, if it isn't listend in the State Archives? I also did not find
the births of her siblings.

My father's family - MENDELSO[H]N- was >from Zamosc. I had a lot more
success here, however I have been trying, in vain, to find my father's
sister's married name. Her name was Hinda, and >from the inscription on the
back of what looks like a wedding photo [taken in February 1937 by a
photographer in Lublin] I know that her husband was Jakub. They both
perished in Warsaw, and not knowing the family name, I can not search for
them in the Warsaw Ghetto documents. >from the evidence of the photo, I
assume that they were married in Lublin.
If you have any suggestions as to where I should go >from here, I would be
very grateful. Also if anyone recognizes any of the names, please contact
me. Thank you in advance.

Sophie Frankenberg
[Jerusalem]

Researching: In Poland:
FRYDMAN - Lublin, Chelm GOLDBAUM - Lublin, Hrubieszow, Krasnobrod
GOLDMAN - Lublin, Kock FOGELGARN - Lublin HALPERN - Krakow
GRUNBAUM - Krakow MENDELSO[H]N - Zamosc, Lublin
HERYNG/HERING/GERING - Zamosc PEKLER - Zamosc

FRANKENBERG - Meinbressen, Kassel, Germany


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Family Research in Lublin and Zamosc - what next? #general

sophie frankenberg <sophiemend@...>
 

Dear Genners,

I have been researching my family >from Lublin and Zamosc for two years
now, including two trips to Poland.
My mother's family, Srul and Zysla GOLDBAUM and their two daughters
[Tobale and Sara] lived in Lublin, Ulica Kowalska 12. My grandmother's
[Zysla's] maiden name was FRYDMAN. She was the daughter of Hersch and Laja
[nee GOLDMAN]. On my first trip last year, I spent many hours at the USC,
looking for b.m.d. records, but found nothing. Before my second trip, two
months ago, I discovered that my grandfather's family was actually >from
Hrubieszow, and that he may have been born in Krasnobrod. Indeed, I found
his birth record in Krasnobrod [1893].
I also obtained their marriage record at the Lublin USC [1918], on which
it states that Srul was >from Hrubieszow, and Zysla >from Lublin. According
to the age stated on this record, she was born around 1897/8. Where else
can I look, if it isn't listend in the State Archives? I also did not find
the births of her siblings.

My father's family - MENDELSO[H]N- was >from Zamosc. I had a lot more
success here, however I have been trying, in vain, to find my father's
sister's married name. Her name was Hinda, and >from the inscription on the
back of what looks like a wedding photo [taken in February 1937 by a
photographer in Lublin] I know that her husband was Jakub. They both
perished in Warsaw, and not knowing the family name, I can not search for
them in the Warsaw Ghetto documents. >from the evidence of the photo, I
assume that they were married in Lublin.
If you have any suggestions as to where I should go >from here, I would be
very grateful. Also if anyone recognizes any of the names, please contact
me. Thank you in advance.

Sophie Frankenberg
[Jerusalem]

Researching: In Poland:
FRYDMAN - Lublin, Chelm GOLDBAUM - Lublin, Hrubieszow, Krasnobrod
GOLDMAN - Lublin, Kock FOGELGARN - Lublin HALPERN - Krakow
GRUNBAUM - Krakow MENDELSO[H]N - Zamosc, Lublin
HERYNG/HERING/GERING - Zamosc PEKLER - Zamosc

FRANKENBERG - Meinbressen, Kassel, Germany


Don't Know What Else To Check #general

Dina Aptekar Hill <DinaHill@...>
 

Hello Everybody,
It's been a long time since I have posted to Jewishgen, but I am back
again hoping someone can help me with this dilemma.

Aron Josef Chill immigrated to the USA November 1885 >from Russian
Poland. He came alone. On the 1900 US Census,it shows that his
wife Sarah Rubinstein Hill arrived a year later and in 10 months,
their firstborn Benjamin Hill was born (September 1887).
Unfortunately, it does not state on the ship's manifest if Aron was
single at 21 or married.

If Sarah Rubinstein Chill arrived sometime within the following year,
how come I can't find her in Migration >from the Russian Empire (I have
all six volumes)nor can I find her on Genealogy.com's database??

Counting back nine months >from Benjamin's birth, she had to be there
by at least December 1886 yet I can't find her.

Does anybody have any ideas? Where do I go >from here??

Searching: CHILL, HILL, APTEJKER, APTEKAR, PESS, PEST, ALLEN,
ALENSKY, GABRIEL, MARVIN, MERVIN, KLAJNKOFMAN, KLEINKAUFMAN, CHAMITA,
MUSZKAT, HELFMAN, SCHMUCKLER, LIBERMAN

Dina Aptekar Hill
Ft. Lauderdale, FL


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Don't Know What Else To Check #general

Dina Aptekar Hill <DinaHill@...>
 

Hello Everybody,
It's been a long time since I have posted to Jewishgen, but I am back
again hoping someone can help me with this dilemma.

Aron Josef Chill immigrated to the USA November 1885 >from Russian
Poland. He came alone. On the 1900 US Census,it shows that his
wife Sarah Rubinstein Hill arrived a year later and in 10 months,
their firstborn Benjamin Hill was born (September 1887).
Unfortunately, it does not state on the ship's manifest if Aron was
single at 21 or married.

If Sarah Rubinstein Chill arrived sometime within the following year,
how come I can't find her in Migration >from the Russian Empire (I have
all six volumes)nor can I find her on Genealogy.com's database??

Counting back nine months >from Benjamin's birth, she had to be there
by at least December 1886 yet I can't find her.

Does anybody have any ideas? Where do I go >from here??

Searching: CHILL, HILL, APTEJKER, APTEKAR, PESS, PEST, ALLEN,
ALENSKY, GABRIEL, MARVIN, MERVIN, KLAJNKOFMAN, KLEINKAUFMAN, CHAMITA,
MUSZKAT, HELFMAN, SCHMUCKLER, LIBERMAN

Dina Aptekar Hill
Ft. Lauderdale, FL


Re Posen #general

Chava Agmon <havahug@...>
 

To all the conscientious genners who answered privately and devoted time
and good thinking to help me solve my quandary about my family's - Posen
District or
Posen Town - origins, my *gratitude*.

Chava Agmon
Email: havahug@barak-online.net


LEVY in Berlin #general

Fritz Neubauer
 

Dear Susan,

the Theresienstadt Memorial Book lists a

LEVY, Jakob, born 15 Aug 1859 as a deportee >from Berlin.

Let me know if he is relevant to your research,

Fritz Neubauer, North Germany


Susan wrote:

Does anyone have any information about a Mohel in Berlin before WWII whose
name was Jacob LEVY (known as the Red Beard for his ginger hair!!).

He was my grandfather and I am looking for more information about him.