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Hungarian Geneological Research Company #hungary

MMS <mms@...>
 

Hllo All,

I found this site (in English): <www.galut.hu>. I have no commercial interest in the company and I never used their services. Surf at your own risk.

I could not find any reference to Jews, but their name is a Hebrew word meaning "exile".

Moshe Shavit
Israel

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Hungary SIG #Hungary Hungarian Geneological Research Company #hungary

MMS <mms@...>
 

Hllo All,

I found this site (in English): <www.galut.hu>. I have no commercial interest in the company and I never used their services. Surf at your own risk.

I could not find any reference to Jews, but their name is a Hebrew word meaning "exile".

Moshe Shavit
Israel

Moderator VK: JewishGen allows a one-time mention of commercial ventures, which is what this one appears to be. Please continue discussions off-list.


Success Story -- JewishGen Family Finder -- SOBOVINSKY Family #general

Debra Kay <debjkay@...>
 

I would like to share a recent success and recommend to all the JewishGen
Family Finder as a wonderful resource.

My grandmother's family, the SOBOVINSKY family (also spelled
SOBAWINSKI/SOBOWINSKI/SOBOWINSKY) immigrated to the US >from the Lodz area of
Poland in the early 1920's. The family originally came >from the town of
Opoczno.

As far as I knew, her father, David Sobawinsky, was the sole surviving
"Sobawinsky" and all those with the surname were descended >from him.

I have used the Family Finder for many years, and had searched periodically
for my family names. About two months ago, I searched on the name in the
JGFF, and to my surprise, found a researcher in England looking for the name
who had posted an entry several months before!

Coincidentally, I was traveling to England that month, and got to meet a
wonderful cousin and speak to several other relatives on the phone,
descendants of my great-grandfather's brother, Jankiel Groynem SOBAWINSKI,
who had immigrated to England in the early 1900's. I was able to share my
research on the family, including giving the name of the "ancestral shtetl"
and ancestors back to the mid 1700's, and to gain a new "family" -- they
also thought they were the "only ones".

Moral of the story: don't forget to post on the JGFF,
http://www.jewishgen.org/jgff/
and keep searching!

I'm still looking for the family of my great-grandfather's sister, Matel
Sobawinsky, who married Abram BRUSKI in 1899, and immigrated to Paris (where
the name was BROUSKY/BROUSSKY?). They had several children, one of whom may
have been named Marcel. Please reply to me directly if anyone has any
information on this family--I have already have an entry on the JGFF for
them.

Debra Kay
Simi Valley, California
debjkay@...

Searching: SOBAVINSKY/SOBAWINSKY, BIRENCWAIG/BIERENCWAIG, SCHWARTZBERG,
EICHENHOLTZ, Lodz area
ZLOT, Siedlce, Kowel, Brest Litofsk, LEWITA, GALLANT, GALANSKY/GOLINSKY,
Seidlce, Sokolow Podlaski, AGINSKY, TUKTINSKY/TICKTINSKY, Stolsby, Belarus,
KLEMINTONOFSKY, KLEMINTOFSKY,
SIMON, Rhode Island


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Success Story -- JewishGen Family Finder -- SOBOVINSKY Family #general

Debra Kay <debjkay@...>
 

I would like to share a recent success and recommend to all the JewishGen
Family Finder as a wonderful resource.

My grandmother's family, the SOBOVINSKY family (also spelled
SOBAWINSKI/SOBOWINSKI/SOBOWINSKY) immigrated to the US >from the Lodz area of
Poland in the early 1920's. The family originally came >from the town of
Opoczno.

As far as I knew, her father, David Sobawinsky, was the sole surviving
"Sobawinsky" and all those with the surname were descended >from him.

I have used the Family Finder for many years, and had searched periodically
for my family names. About two months ago, I searched on the name in the
JGFF, and to my surprise, found a researcher in England looking for the name
who had posted an entry several months before!

Coincidentally, I was traveling to England that month, and got to meet a
wonderful cousin and speak to several other relatives on the phone,
descendants of my great-grandfather's brother, Jankiel Groynem SOBAWINSKI,
who had immigrated to England in the early 1900's. I was able to share my
research on the family, including giving the name of the "ancestral shtetl"
and ancestors back to the mid 1700's, and to gain a new "family" -- they
also thought they were the "only ones".

Moral of the story: don't forget to post on the JGFF,
http://www.jewishgen.org/jgff/
and keep searching!

I'm still looking for the family of my great-grandfather's sister, Matel
Sobawinsky, who married Abram BRUSKI in 1899, and immigrated to Paris (where
the name was BROUSKY/BROUSSKY?). They had several children, one of whom may
have been named Marcel. Please reply to me directly if anyone has any
information on this family--I have already have an entry on the JGFF for
them.

Debra Kay
Simi Valley, California
debjkay@...

Searching: SOBAVINSKY/SOBAWINSKY, BIRENCWAIG/BIERENCWAIG, SCHWARTZBERG,
EICHENHOLTZ, Lodz area
ZLOT, Siedlce, Kowel, Brest Litofsk, LEWITA, GALLANT, GALANSKY/GOLINSKY,
Seidlce, Sokolow Podlaski, AGINSKY, TUKTINSKY/TICKTINSKY, Stolsby, Belarus,
KLEMINTONOFSKY, KLEMINTOFSKY,
SIMON, Rhode Island


Daniel Presser, Email: DLPeWORLD@aol.com doesn't work #general

Reinout en Renate <rvanbloemendaal@...>
 

I shortly got a question >from Daniel Presser, Email: DLPeWORLD@... , my
reply bounced.
Please contact me again at renaterosenblatt@...

Renate Rosenblatt


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Daniel Presser, Email: DLPeWORLD@aol.com doesn't work #general

Reinout en Renate <rvanbloemendaal@...>
 

I shortly got a question >from Daniel Presser, Email: DLPeWORLD@... , my
reply bounced.
Please contact me again at renaterosenblatt@...

Renate Rosenblatt


Kozowa #general

Robert Dodell <RADodell@...>
 

Researching my father's mother's side. Grandmother was born in Zalosce,
Galicia, Ukraine. Understood family was >from Russia originally. Discovered
on JRI that her aunt was born in Kozowa. Any idea were that is?

Robert A. Dodell
RADodell@...


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Kozowa #general

Robert Dodell <RADodell@...>
 

Researching my father's mother's side. Grandmother was born in Zalosce,
Galicia, Ukraine. Understood family was >from Russia originally. Discovered
on JRI that her aunt was born in Kozowa. Any idea were that is?

Robert A. Dodell
RADodell@...


Re: lawyers records research question #general

m.steinberg@...
 

Dear Sara,

What city and country did the lawyer live in?

All the best,
Moshe Steinberg
Vancouver, Canada

Searching for:

WAGNER, ADLER Jezierzany

STEINBERG, GLAZER, HUDES Hrubieszow, California, Iowa

SANG, NAGLER, FISCHER (FISZER), HELMAN Zaleshchiki, Borszczow, New York
City, Israel

GRANIRER (GRANIERER), SALCMAN, ARONOWICZ, KRONENFELD, FUHRMAN,
GOLDSCMIDT, SANDLER Czernowitz, Israel, USA

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sara Lynns" <saralynn7@...>
To: "JewishGen Discussion Group" <jewishgen@...>
Sent: Saturday, February 28, 2004 5:53 PM
Subject: lawyers records research question

Genners
I found the attorney circa 1947-49
who handled probate for my family
the attorney is now deceased
he was in practice with other attorneys
how would I go about finding where those records might
be (if they haven't been destroyed)?

thanks
Jackie Lerner-Aderman

saralynn7@...


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: lawyers records research question #general

m.steinberg@...
 

Dear Sara,

What city and country did the lawyer live in?

All the best,
Moshe Steinberg
Vancouver, Canada

Searching for:

WAGNER, ADLER Jezierzany

STEINBERG, GLAZER, HUDES Hrubieszow, California, Iowa

SANG, NAGLER, FISCHER (FISZER), HELMAN Zaleshchiki, Borszczow, New York
City, Israel

GRANIRER (GRANIERER), SALCMAN, ARONOWICZ, KRONENFELD, FUHRMAN,
GOLDSCMIDT, SANDLER Czernowitz, Israel, USA

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sara Lynns" <saralynn7@...>
To: "JewishGen Discussion Group" <jewishgen@...>
Sent: Saturday, February 28, 2004 5:53 PM
Subject: lawyers records research question

Genners
I found the attorney circa 1947-49
who handled probate for my family
the attorney is now deceased
he was in practice with other attorneys
how would I go about finding where those records might
be (if they haven't been destroyed)?

thanks
Jackie Lerner-Aderman

saralynn7@...


On-line Canadian local histories #general

m.steinberg@...
 

Hello All,

I recently came across the following freely accessible website:

http://www.ourroots.ca/e/home.asp

It is called "Our Roots: Canada's Local Histories Online" and is a
cooperative effort of two Canadian Universities and the Canadian Government.

It has keyword-searchable full text scanned images of local histories from
all of Canada.

Enjoy,
Moshe Steinberg
Vancouver, Canada

Searching for:

WAGNER, ADLER Jezierzany

STEINBERG, GLAZER, HUDES Hrubieszow, California, Iowa

SANG, NAGLER, FISCHER (FISZER), HELMAN Zaleshchiki, Borszczow, New York
City, Israel

GRANIRER (GRANIERER), SALCMAN, ARONOWICZ, KRONENFELD, FUHRMAN,
GOLDSCMIDT, SANDLER Czernowitz, Israel, USA


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen On-line Canadian local histories #general

m.steinberg@...
 

Hello All,

I recently came across the following freely accessible website:

http://www.ourroots.ca/e/home.asp

It is called "Our Roots: Canada's Local Histories Online" and is a
cooperative effort of two Canadian Universities and the Canadian Government.

It has keyword-searchable full text scanned images of local histories from
all of Canada.

Enjoy,
Moshe Steinberg
Vancouver, Canada

Searching for:

WAGNER, ADLER Jezierzany

STEINBERG, GLAZER, HUDES Hrubieszow, California, Iowa

SANG, NAGLER, FISCHER (FISZER), HELMAN Zaleshchiki, Borszczow, New York
City, Israel

GRANIRER (GRANIERER), SALCMAN, ARONOWICZ, KRONENFELD, FUHRMAN,
GOLDSCMIDT, SANDLER Czernowitz, Israel, USA


DC area death notice #general

Israel P <isai8v10@...>
 

A cousin of mine died over Shabbat - maybe Friday. She lived in Silver Spring
Maryland. I have not yet seen a notice in the online Washington Post and will be
offline for several days >from Monday. Is there someone who wouldn't mind
watching for an announcement and getting me a clipping?

Israel Pickholtz


Ancestors from Samotschin, Prussia #general

J&B Davis <bdavis@...>
 

I would be very grateful for any advice as to how I can obtain any
information concerning the following families of two brothers born in
1830s in Samotschin, Prussia, which was near Kolmar betwen the cities
of Bromberg and Posen.

In 1857, they are shown on the passenger list of an American ship
sailing >from Liverpool, England, and disembarking at Melbourne,
Australia. Names on list were Sam SINA aged 25 and Max SINA aged 20,
occupation "labourers", nationality "foreign". The older brother
became my husband's maternal great-grandfather.

On almost all documents I have acquired, the name of their father is
always the same: Moses SINA. However, the name of their mother
differs so it is possible that they were half-brothers.

When Sam married in 1873 (Hebrew name on ketubah was Shimon ben
Moshe) his name was Simon SINA, and later became Simon/Simeon MAX
until his death in 1913. On his marriage certificate, he has given
the name of his mother as Betsy (!) MAX. On his death certificate
(the informant being his son-in-law) it is shown as Betsy HIMMEL,
with the father's name is given as Moses MAX!!).

Simeon had 6 daughters and 2 sons. Intriguingly, the Hebrew names (as
shown on ketubot or gravestones) of six children was "ben/bat
Shimon", although one son and one daughter were "ben/bat Sinai".

When Max married in 1877 (Hebrew name on ketubah was Menachem ben
Moshe), his name was Sina MAX and remained so until his death in
1901. He had no children. On his marriage certificate, he has given
the name of his mother as Pauline MANN.

I have now been able to obtain a copy of the Will and Probate file
for Sina MAX, in which for the first time we have found mention of
other relatives remaining in Prussia/Germany. He left half of his
estate in trust for the benefit of his wife during her lifetime, and
the other half to be divided equally between "my brother Simon MAX of
Bendigo; my sister Rica (i.e. Frederica) of Germany married woman; my
sister Nathalie of Germany married woman; the children of my sister
Bertha of Germany married woman ... the children of my sister Augusta
of Germany married woman ...the children of my sister Hannah of
Germany married woman ... who shall be living at the time of my
decease." After the death of his wife (in 1931), her half share was
to be divided equally between such of the brother, sisters, nephews
and nieces as were then living.

It would be a wonderful thing to be able to identify and perhaps even
make contact with surviving members of this family, and I do hope
that someone out there knows how I should go about this fascinating
challenge!

Beverley Davis
Melbourne, Australia


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen DC area death notice #general

Israel P <isai8v10@...>
 

A cousin of mine died over Shabbat - maybe Friday. She lived in Silver Spring
Maryland. I have not yet seen a notice in the online Washington Post and will be
offline for several days >from Monday. Is there someone who wouldn't mind
watching for an announcement and getting me a clipping?

Israel Pickholtz


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Ancestors from Samotschin, Prussia #general

J&B Davis <bdavis@...>
 

I would be very grateful for any advice as to how I can obtain any
information concerning the following families of two brothers born in
1830s in Samotschin, Prussia, which was near Kolmar betwen the cities
of Bromberg and Posen.

In 1857, they are shown on the passenger list of an American ship
sailing >from Liverpool, England, and disembarking at Melbourne,
Australia. Names on list were Sam SINA aged 25 and Max SINA aged 20,
occupation "labourers", nationality "foreign". The older brother
became my husband's maternal great-grandfather.

On almost all documents I have acquired, the name of their father is
always the same: Moses SINA. However, the name of their mother
differs so it is possible that they were half-brothers.

When Sam married in 1873 (Hebrew name on ketubah was Shimon ben
Moshe) his name was Simon SINA, and later became Simon/Simeon MAX
until his death in 1913. On his marriage certificate, he has given
the name of his mother as Betsy (!) MAX. On his death certificate
(the informant being his son-in-law) it is shown as Betsy HIMMEL,
with the father's name is given as Moses MAX!!).

Simeon had 6 daughters and 2 sons. Intriguingly, the Hebrew names (as
shown on ketubot or gravestones) of six children was "ben/bat
Shimon", although one son and one daughter were "ben/bat Sinai".

When Max married in 1877 (Hebrew name on ketubah was Menachem ben
Moshe), his name was Sina MAX and remained so until his death in
1901. He had no children. On his marriage certificate, he has given
the name of his mother as Pauline MANN.

I have now been able to obtain a copy of the Will and Probate file
for Sina MAX, in which for the first time we have found mention of
other relatives remaining in Prussia/Germany. He left half of his
estate in trust for the benefit of his wife during her lifetime, and
the other half to be divided equally between "my brother Simon MAX of
Bendigo; my sister Rica (i.e. Frederica) of Germany married woman; my
sister Nathalie of Germany married woman; the children of my sister
Bertha of Germany married woman ... the children of my sister Augusta
of Germany married woman ...the children of my sister Hannah of
Germany married woman ... who shall be living at the time of my
decease." After the death of his wife (in 1931), her half share was
to be divided equally between such of the brother, sisters, nephews
and nieces as were then living.

It would be a wonderful thing to be able to identify and perhaps even
make contact with surviving members of this family, and I do hope
that someone out there knows how I should go about this fascinating
challenge!

Beverley Davis
Melbourne, Australia


lawyers records research question #general

Sara Lynns
 

Genners
I found the attorney circa 1947-49
who handled probate for my family
the attorney is now deceased
he was in practice with other attorneys
how would I go about finding where those records might
be (if they haven't been destroyed)?

thanks
Jackie Lerner-Aderman

saralynn7@...

searching LERNER, WENGER


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen lawyers records research question #general

Sara Lynns
 

Genners
I found the attorney circa 1947-49
who handled probate for my family
the attorney is now deceased
he was in practice with other attorneys
how would I go about finding where those records might
be (if they haven't been destroyed)?

thanks
Jackie Lerner-Aderman

saralynn7@...

searching LERNER, WENGER


WOLINSKI - Poland, Switzerland, Hungary and El Salvador #general

Susan Fifer <suef@...>
 

Friederika SIPOS (nee FOLYA), the mother of my partner Joe, died 18
months ago in Mako, Hungary. Among her various family photographs and
papers there is a certificate of nationality dated 15 February 1943
and issued by the Consulate of El Salvador in Geneva to a WOLINSKI
family (father Artur born 30 Oct 1887, mother Gizela born 25 Aug 1901,
daughter Riana born 18 Aug 1932 and son Stefan born 4 Feb 1934.)

The certificate is an officially certified copy with a Hungarian
translation. On the back of the Hungarian document is a stamp >from the
Swiss legation in Budapest and a note (dated 11 October 1944) to the
effect that: 'The foreign affairs department of the Swiss legation
declares that the persons mentioned in this document are under the
protection of embassy.'

Joe ( who would have been about 6 or 7 at the time) remembers the
family staying with them in Mako for an extended period during which
the father was constantly travelling (presumably looking for ways to
get out of the country.) The mother at one point made a trip to
Temesvar in Romania with Friderika during which they were
unfortunately robbed. The family left Mako suddenly one day leaving
this particular document behind.

As always, we only start to look at these things when it is too late
to ask the person who would have known most about it. However, given
the power of Jewishgen to find all sorts of connections all over the
world, I was wondering if anyone recognises the above story and knows
what happened to the family.

Sue Fifer, London, England
suef@...


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen WOLINSKI - Poland, Switzerland, Hungary and El Salvador #general

Susan Fifer <suef@...>
 

Friederika SIPOS (nee FOLYA), the mother of my partner Joe, died 18
months ago in Mako, Hungary. Among her various family photographs and
papers there is a certificate of nationality dated 15 February 1943
and issued by the Consulate of El Salvador in Geneva to a WOLINSKI
family (father Artur born 30 Oct 1887, mother Gizela born 25 Aug 1901,
daughter Riana born 18 Aug 1932 and son Stefan born 4 Feb 1934.)

The certificate is an officially certified copy with a Hungarian
translation. On the back of the Hungarian document is a stamp >from the
Swiss legation in Budapest and a note (dated 11 October 1944) to the
effect that: 'The foreign affairs department of the Swiss legation
declares that the persons mentioned in this document are under the
protection of embassy.'

Joe ( who would have been about 6 or 7 at the time) remembers the
family staying with them in Mako for an extended period during which
the father was constantly travelling (presumably looking for ways to
get out of the country.) The mother at one point made a trip to
Temesvar in Romania with Friderika during which they were
unfortunately robbed. The family left Mako suddenly one day leaving
this particular document behind.

As always, we only start to look at these things when it is too late
to ask the person who would have known most about it. However, given
the power of Jewishgen to find all sorts of connections all over the
world, I was wondering if anyone recognises the above story and knows
what happened to the family.

Sue Fifer, London, England
suef@...