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a thought on this wording Re: Graus Vater #hungary

BruceKitty@...
 

Sounds like it should be "gross"vater for grandfather. The word"graus" is
defined in
the dictionary as "revulsion" or "revolting" , which is a most unlikely
association with
the word "vater" (father). Possibly, the spelling follows the way the
"sound" of the
articulated manner the individual used (dialectical pronounciation perhaps),
and then
proceeded to spell it by own sound usage for this word.
( maybe this was not a nice grandfather- nicknamed "grauss"vater... this is
in jest ofcourse!)
Kitty Sauber


Hungary SIG #Hungary a thought on this wording Re: Graus Vater #hungary

BruceKitty@...
 

Sounds like it should be "gross"vater for grandfather. The word"graus" is
defined in
the dictionary as "revulsion" or "revolting" , which is a most unlikely
association with
the word "vater" (father). Possibly, the spelling follows the way the
"sound" of the
articulated manner the individual used (dialectical pronounciation perhaps),
and then
proceeded to spell it by own sound usage for this word.
( maybe this was not a nice grandfather- nicknamed "grauss"vater... this is
in jest ofcourse!)
Kitty Sauber


Research in Kiev #ukraine

Betty Ross <bettyross@...>
 

I am trying to find someone who could do research for me in the Kiev State
Archives. Can anyone recommend a researcher who is fluent in both English
and Russian?
Thanks in advance for your cooperation.

Please respond privately to bettyross@verizon.net.

Researching HOROWITZ, HAVERBACK, MERCOM and SLEEPER in Berdichev and
Lukashevka. Also BECKANSTIN and MOSTOW in Bialystok.

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Private responses only. Thank you.


Tours #ukraine

Altefox@...
 

Anyone conducting Ukraine and or Galicia tours this year?
Leonard Chernos
Fallbrook, Ca.

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please reply privately.


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Research in Kiev #ukraine

Betty Ross <bettyross@...>
 

I am trying to find someone who could do research for me in the Kiev State
Archives. Can anyone recommend a researcher who is fluent in both English
and Russian?
Thanks in advance for your cooperation.

Please respond privately to bettyross@verizon.net.

Researching HOROWITZ, HAVERBACK, MERCOM and SLEEPER in Berdichev and
Lukashevka. Also BECKANSTIN and MOSTOW in Bialystok.

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Private responses only. Thank you.


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Tours #ukraine

Altefox@...
 

Anyone conducting Ukraine and or Galicia tours this year?
Leonard Chernos
Fallbrook, Ca.

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Please reply privately.


SITE CITE - Full-text searching of on-line German-Jewish Periodicals #germany

m leonards <m_leonards@...>
 

There have been postings regarding the German-Jewish periodicals digitized
and on-line at:

www.compactmemory.de

However, I haven't noticed any mention that there is now full-text searching
(Volltextsuche) available. You will see both Genau and Freitext searching.
I believe that "Freitext" is some sort of soundex, but I will defer to
German speakers to explain how it works.

So, you can now search by surname and town. I wish to call particular
attention to the articles titled "Erscheinungen zur Geschichte der Juden in
Deutschland im Jahre xxxx" published annually by the _Mitteilungen des
Gesamtarchivs der deutschen_. This was a listing of all materials
published about German Jewish history in the referenced year. It is
organized by general and statistical articles; followed by the German states
(i.e., Baden, Preussen, Sachsen), and then by towns within each Staat.
I hope this is useful.

Monica Leonards suburban Philadelphia <m_leonards@hotmail.com>


Department of Home Affairs -email #southafrica

Beryl.b <balden@...>
 

On our SA SIG website, for the Department of Home Affairs, Births, Marriages and
Deaths, a postal address as well as phone no. and fax no. is given as a contact
reference. I have now received an e-mail >from the Department of Home Affairs
giving an e-mail address as follows:
wim@dbs1.pwv.gov.za

Please note that all Birth, Marriage, Death, Immigration, Naturalization and name
change records are available only at the Department of Home Affairs.

Burial Records, which are separate >from Death Records, are to be found at the
Municipalities of the various towns and not the Chevra Kadisha!.

So if you wish to make enquiries at the Department of Home Affairs in Pretoria,
the above e-mail is the one to use, instead of using "snail mail" or fax.

For those people coming to the Jerusalem2004 Conference, this new information will
be in the handouts given at the SIG Lecture on Wednesday July 7.

Beryl Baleson
Israel.
balden@zahav.net.il


German SIG #Germany SITE CITE - Full-text searching of on-line German-Jewish Periodicals #germany

m leonards <m_leonards@...>
 

There have been postings regarding the German-Jewish periodicals digitized
and on-line at:

www.compactmemory.de

However, I haven't noticed any mention that there is now full-text searching
(Volltextsuche) available. You will see both Genau and Freitext searching.
I believe that "Freitext" is some sort of soundex, but I will defer to
German speakers to explain how it works.

So, you can now search by surname and town. I wish to call particular
attention to the articles titled "Erscheinungen zur Geschichte der Juden in
Deutschland im Jahre xxxx" published annually by the _Mitteilungen des
Gesamtarchivs der deutschen_. This was a listing of all materials
published about German Jewish history in the referenced year. It is
organized by general and statistical articles; followed by the German states
(i.e., Baden, Preussen, Sachsen), and then by towns within each Staat.
I hope this is useful.

Monica Leonards suburban Philadelphia <m_leonards@hotmail.com>


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Department of Home Affairs -email #southafrica

Beryl.b <balden@...>
 

On our SA SIG website, for the Department of Home Affairs, Births, Marriages and
Deaths, a postal address as well as phone no. and fax no. is given as a contact
reference. I have now received an e-mail >from the Department of Home Affairs
giving an e-mail address as follows:
wim@dbs1.pwv.gov.za

Please note that all Birth, Marriage, Death, Immigration, Naturalization and name
change records are available only at the Department of Home Affairs.

Burial Records, which are separate >from Death Records, are to be found at the
Municipalities of the various towns and not the Chevra Kadisha!.

So if you wish to make enquiries at the Department of Home Affairs in Pretoria,
the above e-mail is the one to use, instead of using "snail mail" or fax.

For those people coming to the Jerusalem2004 Conference, this new information will
be in the handouts given at the SIG Lecture on Wednesday July 7.

Beryl Baleson
Israel.
balden@zahav.net.il


The given name Sprintz #germany

Adam Yamey <adamandlopa@...>
 

I have come across two people who were known as
Sprinz. They are also referred to as Sophie. Was this
common in the 19th century?

Adam Yamey, London, UK <adamandlopa@yahoo.co.uk>

MODERATOR NOTE: I believe that our estute name mavens will agree with me that
when someone posts an inquiry about a name (such as this one) it is important to
include the following:

1. The place(s) in which the name was used. Nation, region & more if possible.

2. The source >from which the name was taken. If it was an official source (birth
marriage or death record etc.) or a religious source (a get, a mohel book etc.)
or a personal source such as a letter. MOD1


German SIG #Germany The given name Sprintz #germany

Adam Yamey <adamandlopa@...>
 

I have come across two people who were known as
Sprinz. They are also referred to as Sophie. Was this
common in the 19th century?

Adam Yamey, London, UK <adamandlopa@yahoo.co.uk>

MODERATOR NOTE: I believe that our estute name mavens will agree with me that
when someone posts an inquiry about a name (such as this one) it is important to
include the following:

1. The place(s) in which the name was used. Nation, region & more if possible.

2. The source >from which the name was taken. If it was an official source (birth
marriage or death record etc.) or a religious source (a get, a mohel book etc.)
or a personal source such as a letter. MOD1


Re: Einstein tree weblink (Stammbaum article) #germany

Rodney Eisfelder <eisfelderr@...>
 

As has been pointed out by Dick Plotz and George Arnstein, URLs are case
sensitive.

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/s/i/l/Gary-Silverstein/
is not the same as
HTTP://FAMILYTREEMAKER.GENEALOGY.COM/USERS/S/I/L/GARY-SILVERSTEIN/

Unfortunately, Stammbaum's house style use ALL CAPS for URLs. I suggested
to a previous editor that this was not a good idea, but the message does
not seem to have gotten through to those who do the layout of the magazine.

If anyone reading GerSIG is in touch with whoever does the layout of
Stammbaum, please ask them not to use an ALL CAPS style for URLs.

Rodney Eisfelder Melbourne, Australia <eisfelderr@acslink.aone.net.au>


German SIG #Germany Re: Einstein tree weblink (Stammbaum article) #germany

Rodney Eisfelder <eisfelderr@...>
 

As has been pointed out by Dick Plotz and George Arnstein, URLs are case
sensitive.

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/s/i/l/Gary-Silverstein/
is not the same as
HTTP://FAMILYTREEMAKER.GENEALOGY.COM/USERS/S/I/L/GARY-SILVERSTEIN/

Unfortunately, Stammbaum's house style use ALL CAPS for URLs. I suggested
to a previous editor that this was not a good idea, but the message does
not seem to have gotten through to those who do the layout of the magazine.

If anyone reading GerSIG is in touch with whoever does the layout of
Stammbaum, please ask them not to use an ALL CAPS style for URLs.

Rodney Eisfelder Melbourne, Australia <eisfelderr@acslink.aone.net.au>


Manchester synagogues #unitedkingdom

Annette Young
 

Each time I receive a new document >from Manchester it becomes more
baffling. My Cohen family evidentally first came to Manchester around
1867 according to latest information >from Alien's registration of
Rachel [Cohen] Wand born Dec. 1865. The first we found of this Cohen
family was 1881 census living at 42 Fernie St. but according to this
latest they were at 24 Julia street around 1880.
Have records of various relatives living at 24 Julia Street ->from 1897
to late 1920's but can't find birth records for Joseph Cohen, Rachel's
brother, born [ca] 1869 who claimed on his intent to be a US Citizen
that he was a natural born subject of United Kingdom, being born in
Manchester, his sister Ester, shown on 1881 census as being born in
Manchester [ca]1880. According to one family member who was born in
Manchester and remembers 24 Julia Street as that of his Grandfather's,
Morris Goldberg, said he thought there was a synagogue on the upper
floor of this large house. Is anyone familiar with this synagogue and
would records be available. Family is not on 1871 census either. Do
know that a younger son, Abraham Wolff Cohen was born in Berlin,
Germany 1877 so family must have moved around a lot.

Annette Young
Westminster, CA

Researching COHEN, GODBERG - Plock, Poland and Manchester, England


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom Manchester synagogues #unitedkingdom

Annette Young
 

Each time I receive a new document >from Manchester it becomes more
baffling. My Cohen family evidentally first came to Manchester around
1867 according to latest information >from Alien's registration of
Rachel [Cohen] Wand born Dec. 1865. The first we found of this Cohen
family was 1881 census living at 42 Fernie St. but according to this
latest they were at 24 Julia street around 1880.
Have records of various relatives living at 24 Julia Street ->from 1897
to late 1920's but can't find birth records for Joseph Cohen, Rachel's
brother, born [ca] 1869 who claimed on his intent to be a US Citizen
that he was a natural born subject of United Kingdom, being born in
Manchester, his sister Ester, shown on 1881 census as being born in
Manchester [ca]1880. According to one family member who was born in
Manchester and remembers 24 Julia Street as that of his Grandfather's,
Morris Goldberg, said he thought there was a synagogue on the upper
floor of this large house. Is anyone familiar with this synagogue and
would records be available. Family is not on 1871 census either. Do
know that a younger son, Abraham Wolff Cohen was born in Berlin,
Germany 1877 so family must have moved around a lot.

Annette Young
Westminster, CA

Researching COHEN, GODBERG - Plock, Poland and Manchester, England


GELVONAI, PABERZE, VILNA #poland

lois bolnick
 

Can someone please tell me if the following towns, now in Lithuania,
were ever part of Poland and if there might be records there in Poland?

1. GELVONAI
2. PABERZE
3. VILNA

I am researching the surname BOLNIK/BOLNICK
I have no given names to help me along in my endeavor.

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Vilna was in Poland between World War I and
World War II, and there are listings for Vilna in the 1929 Polish
Business Directory, which is linked >from the JRI-Poland home
page at www.jri-poland.org. A good place to check what records
exist for a town, and in what archives the records may be found,
is Miriam Weiner's Routes to Routes Archival Database, at
www.rtrfoundation.org


JRI Poland #Poland GELVONAI, PABERZE, VILNA #poland

lois bolnick
 

Can someone please tell me if the following towns, now in Lithuania,
were ever part of Poland and if there might be records there in Poland?

1. GELVONAI
2. PABERZE
3. VILNA

I am researching the surname BOLNIK/BOLNICK
I have no given names to help me along in my endeavor.

MODERATOR'S NOTE: Vilna was in Poland between World War I and
World War II, and there are listings for Vilna in the 1929 Polish
Business Directory, which is linked >from the JRI-Poland home
page at www.jri-poland.org. A good place to check what records
exist for a town, and in what archives the records may be found,
is Miriam Weiner's Routes to Routes Archival Database, at
www.rtrfoundation.org


Willedrus = Weinberg #general

GSEaston@...
 

Searching for family who came to Ellis Island >from Russia
with the last name Willedurs that was changed to Weinberg.

Abram Willedrus/Weinberg had a brother Shlome Willedrus
and the ship log saws went to E. Weinberg on e. 63rd Street,
NY. Abram eventually married Frieda Greenfield.

Ring any bells?

Glenn Easton
Chevy Chase, MD


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Willedrus = Weinberg #general

GSEaston@...
 

Searching for family who came to Ellis Island >from Russia
with the last name Willedurs that was changed to Weinberg.

Abram Willedrus/Weinberg had a brother Shlome Willedrus
and the ship log saws went to E. Weinberg on e. 63rd Street,
NY. Abram eventually married Frieda Greenfield.

Ring any bells?

Glenn Easton
Chevy Chase, MD