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ViewMate translation request - German; REICH #general

Max Preston
 

Hi,

I've posted two excerpts >from Hranice, Czech Republic's "Book of
Houses" containing text for which I need a translation.

They are on ViewMate at the following addresses:

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37557
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37570

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.

Thank you very much.

Max Preston
Brooklyn, NY


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen ViewMate translation request - German; REICH #general

Max Preston
 

Hi,

I've posted two excerpts >from Hranice, Czech Republic's "Book of
Houses" containing text for which I need a translation.

They are on ViewMate at the following addresses:

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37557
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37570

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.

Thank you very much.

Max Preston
Brooklyn, NY


Announcing Project Mapping Old Jewish Cemetery of Eisenstadt. #hungary

carolevogel51@...
 

Hi All,

The Osterreichische Judische Museum (Austrian Jewish Museum) in
Eisenstadt completed its Mattersdorf Jewish Cemetery Project in
December and has launched a new project---the identification and
mapping of the existing graves in the Old Jewish Cemetery of
Eisenstadt. Each gravestone will be photographed and have its own page
on the museum blog site. Available information about the deceased will
be posted. Stones will be linked wherever familial ties are identified
Contributors can also post information for each stone.

This project will complement the book Die Grabinschriften des alten
Judenfriedhofes in Eisenstadt written by Bernhard Wachstein and
published in 1922. The Wachstein book provides the inscriptions of all
the readable gravestones >from his time, along with a few photographs.
But there is no site map for the cemetery and the stones look much
different today after nearly a century of weathering. It is extremely
challenging for visitors to match descriptions of stones in the book
with the actual stone in the cemetery. A goal of the new project is to
generate a site map that will eliminate this problem.

Johannes Reiss, the director of the museum plans, to do the same for
all the remaining Jewish cemeteries in Burgenland --- 14 cemeteries in
all with a total of 8,000 graves. This is an immense undertaking. For
more information go to:
http://www.ojm.at/blog/2015/01/11/%D7%90%D7%91%D7%A0%D7%99-%D7%90%D7%A9-die-grabsteine-des-aelteren-juedischen-friedhofes-in-eisenstadt/#ev
and http://www.ojm.at/blog/friedhoefe/.

Best,
Carole G. Vogel
Branchville, New Jersey, USA


Hungary SIG #Hungary Announcing Project Mapping Old Jewish Cemetery of Eisenstadt. #hungary

carolevogel51@...
 

Hi All,

The Osterreichische Judische Museum (Austrian Jewish Museum) in
Eisenstadt completed its Mattersdorf Jewish Cemetery Project in
December and has launched a new project---the identification and
mapping of the existing graves in the Old Jewish Cemetery of
Eisenstadt. Each gravestone will be photographed and have its own page
on the museum blog site. Available information about the deceased will
be posted. Stones will be linked wherever familial ties are identified
Contributors can also post information for each stone.

This project will complement the book Die Grabinschriften des alten
Judenfriedhofes in Eisenstadt written by Bernhard Wachstein and
published in 1922. The Wachstein book provides the inscriptions of all
the readable gravestones >from his time, along with a few photographs.
But there is no site map for the cemetery and the stones look much
different today after nearly a century of weathering. It is extremely
challenging for visitors to match descriptions of stones in the book
with the actual stone in the cemetery. A goal of the new project is to
generate a site map that will eliminate this problem.

Johannes Reiss, the director of the museum plans, to do the same for
all the remaining Jewish cemeteries in Burgenland --- 14 cemeteries in
all with a total of 8,000 graves. This is an immense undertaking. For
more information go to:
http://www.ojm.at/blog/2015/01/11/%D7%90%D7%91%D7%A0%D7%99-%D7%90%D7%A9-die-grabsteine-des-aelteren-juedischen-friedhofes-in-eisenstadt/#ev
and http://www.ojm.at/blog/friedhoefe/.

Best,
Carole G. Vogel
Branchville, New Jersey, USA


Re: LDS Microfilm Help in Former Hungary #hungary

tom.venetia@...
 

I see at least two information in the 1828 tax census data which could be of
help to a genealogist:
1. In the 1828 census the household's owner carries his secular surname.
This is the result of the Toleranzpatent issued by Emperor Joseph II in
1782. Until then all Jews carried their Hebrew names, say Moshe ben Yaakov,
which previous censii (written in Latin) would have registered as Moyses
Jakobus. If this same person was still living in that same place in 1828
then by then his surname would have changed and been recorded (still in
Latin - and I am inventing this surname) as Moyses Jahrstein. In other
words, eventually, because before 1828 a certain Moshe ben Yaakov lived in
the same village as this Moyses Jahrstein recorded in 1828, one could assume
that those were the same person. We have then discovered the family name to
follow >from then on.
2. >from the above follows that if two Jahrsteins were recorded in 1928, then
one learns that besides Moshe there was another relative living in the same
place, even if previously this person would show up as say Mendl Jakobus.
I know this is not hard science but at least on one occasion I was able to
establish this correspondence in a small village in Slovakia.
Tom Venetianer
Sao Paulo, Brazil

-----Original Message-----
Subject: Re: LDS Microfilm Help in Former Hungary
From: boblenk@...
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2015 01:09:09 -0700
X-Message-Number: 2

This is, unfortunately,
very little of genealogical significance - especially if you already
have the name of the head of household.

Bob Lenk


Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: LDS Microfilm Help in Former Hungary #hungary

tom.venetia@...
 

I see at least two information in the 1828 tax census data which could be of
help to a genealogist:
1. In the 1828 census the household's owner carries his secular surname.
This is the result of the Toleranzpatent issued by Emperor Joseph II in
1782. Until then all Jews carried their Hebrew names, say Moshe ben Yaakov,
which previous censii (written in Latin) would have registered as Moyses
Jakobus. If this same person was still living in that same place in 1828
then by then his surname would have changed and been recorded (still in
Latin - and I am inventing this surname) as Moyses Jahrstein. In other
words, eventually, because before 1828 a certain Moshe ben Yaakov lived in
the same village as this Moyses Jahrstein recorded in 1828, one could assume
that those were the same person. We have then discovered the family name to
follow >from then on.
2. >from the above follows that if two Jahrsteins were recorded in 1928, then
one learns that besides Moshe there was another relative living in the same
place, even if previously this person would show up as say Mendl Jakobus.
I know this is not hard science but at least on one occasion I was able to
establish this correspondence in a small village in Slovakia.
Tom Venetianer
Sao Paulo, Brazil

-----Original Message-----
Subject: Re: LDS Microfilm Help in Former Hungary
From: boblenk@...
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2015 01:09:09 -0700
X-Message-Number: 2

This is, unfortunately,
very little of genealogical significance - especially if you already
have the name of the head of household.

Bob Lenk


ViewMate # 37634: Hungarian group of people #hungary

Margarita Lacko
 

Hello,

I have posted on ViewMate a picture of a gentleman who is displaying several
old photos. A group of portraits might have been taken in 1942 and another
group (maybe the same people?) in 1945.

I only recognize two ladies: Agnes BANO and her sister Zsuzsi BANO. They
were born in Budapest, Hungary, and both survived the war there.

I suspect that the gentleman who appears to own these old pictures might be
living in Israel. Do you recognize him? Or anyone else?

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37634

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.
Thank you very much.

Margarita Lacko
Hollywood, Florida


Re: document from budapest fovaros leveltar #hungary

HungarianRoots
 

I usually go there and ask for those records and then I can take
pictures of the record. For you, living in Canada, I don't know, but you
might try to call them or write them an e-mail.

Karesz Vandor
Genealogist/Historian/Guide

Hungarian Roots
web: www.hungarianroots.com
e-mail: info@...
cell: +36-30-546-6950


Hungary SIG #Hungary ViewMate # 37634: Hungarian group of people #hungary

Margarita Lacko
 

Hello,

I have posted on ViewMate a picture of a gentleman who is displaying several
old photos. A group of portraits might have been taken in 1942 and another
group (maybe the same people?) in 1945.

I only recognize two ladies: Agnes BANO and her sister Zsuzsi BANO. They
were born in Budapest, Hungary, and both survived the war there.

I suspect that the gentleman who appears to own these old pictures might be
living in Israel. Do you recognize him? Or anyone else?

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37634

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.
Thank you very much.

Margarita Lacko
Hollywood, Florida


Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: document from budapest fovaros leveltar #hungary

HungarianRoots
 

I usually go there and ask for those records and then I can take
pictures of the record. For you, living in Canada, I don't know, but you
might try to call them or write them an e-mail.

Karesz Vandor
Genealogist/Historian/Guide

Hungarian Roots
web: www.hungarianroots.com
e-mail: info@...
cell: +36-30-546-6950


ViewMate translation request for WAGNER - Lublin province (Crylic to English) #poland

Tamar Amit <ta.genealogy@...>
 

Dear siggers,

I would appreciate a transcription for the following documents
uploaded to Viewmate.
I need your very helpful assistance to translate or transcribe them.
The family is WAGNER >from the Lublin province.

I'd appreciate any assistance with exact dates, names of parents,
spouses including maiden names, occupations, ages, where they came
from, if they were still alive at the time, other relatives etc.

They are on ViewMate at the following addresses:

Death registration of WAGNER Mendel, 1888 Bilgoraj
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37580

Marriage registration of WAGNER Dwojra and GOLDSZTAJN Mordko-Josef,
Laszczow 1877
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37581

Birth registration of WAGNER Hena-Chaja, 1889 Zamosc.
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37582

Birth registration of WAGNER Szaja Nuta, 1889 Zamosc.
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37583

Birth registration of WAGNER Basja 1890 Zamosc.
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37584

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.

Thank you very much,

Tamar Amit
ISRAEL
Researching: (FRENK)IEL, GEWIRCMAN, WAGNER, RAJSBAUM, BRONFENBRENER,
SZPILER,RACHMAN/ROJCHMAN all >from the Lublin area


JRI Poland #Poland ViewMate translation request for WAGNER - Lublin province (Crylic to English) #poland

Tamar Amit <ta.genealogy@...>
 

Dear siggers,

I would appreciate a transcription for the following documents
uploaded to Viewmate.
I need your very helpful assistance to translate or transcribe them.
The family is WAGNER >from the Lublin province.

I'd appreciate any assistance with exact dates, names of parents,
spouses including maiden names, occupations, ages, where they came
from, if they were still alive at the time, other relatives etc.

They are on ViewMate at the following addresses:

Death registration of WAGNER Mendel, 1888 Bilgoraj
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37580

Marriage registration of WAGNER Dwojra and GOLDSZTAJN Mordko-Josef,
Laszczow 1877
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37581

Birth registration of WAGNER Hena-Chaja, 1889 Zamosc.
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37582

Birth registration of WAGNER Szaja Nuta, 1889 Zamosc.
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37583

Birth registration of WAGNER Basja 1890 Zamosc.
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM37584

Please respond via the form provided in the ViewMate application.

Thank you very much,

Tamar Amit
ISRAEL
Researching: (FRENK)IEL, GEWIRCMAN, WAGNER, RAJSBAUM, BRONFENBRENER,
SZPILER,RACHMAN/ROJCHMAN all >from the Lublin area


Road Block or Dead End? New JewishGen Class Jan 24 - Feb 21 #usa

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen has added a new class starting Jan 24 for researchers who
are at a standstill in their research and need new ideas.

Road Block or Dead End?
4 weeks January 24 - February 21 $100. Enrollment is limited. To
register:
http://www.JewishGen.org/education

JewishGen's Brick Wall or Dead End Class is a four week course
focusing on one of your research projects that has come to a
standstill. The course contains downloadable lessons and is a
personal mentoring program where students work one-on-one with
the instructor to break open the stalemate.

Requirements: Students must have done enough research to have
reached a point where help is needed. Students must have 8-10
hours per week to read the lessons, search online and interact
with the instructor. To meet the needs of international students
this course is open 24/7.

Registration is open, please review the details at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Education/description.asp?course=40023
For further questions please email Nancy Holden,
nholden@...

Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager


Early American SIG #USA Road Block or Dead End? New JewishGen Class Jan 24 - Feb 21 #usa

Nancy Holden
 

JewishGen has added a new class starting Jan 24 for researchers who
are at a standstill in their research and need new ideas.

Road Block or Dead End?
4 weeks January 24 - February 21 $100. Enrollment is limited. To
register:
http://www.JewishGen.org/education

JewishGen's Brick Wall or Dead End Class is a four week course
focusing on one of your research projects that has come to a
standstill. The course contains downloadable lessons and is a
personal mentoring program where students work one-on-one with
the instructor to break open the stalemate.

Requirements: Students must have done enough research to have
reached a point where help is needed. Students must have 8-10
hours per week to read the lessons, search online and interact
with the instructor. To meet the needs of international students
this course is open 24/7.

Registration is open, please review the details at
http://www.jewishgen.org/Education/description.asp?course=40023
For further questions please email Nancy Holden,
nholden@...

Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager


The Jewish Museum of the American West - A new, virtual museum. #usa

John Paul Lowens <jplowens@...>
 

A new, virtual museum, the Jewish Museum of the American West,
(http://www.jmaw.org/) by the Western States Jewish History
Association recently opened. We know them best >from their quarterly
journal: Western States Jewish History. The Western States Jewish
History has been publishing a quarterly journal since 1968.
The virtual museum includes an exhibit hall which has a new and
continuing exhibit.

Eventually, the Museum will have exhibit halls
for each of the regions, states and or cities west of the Mississippi
River that were considered part of the American West (which includes
Canada, Mexico and the United States. Some of those larger settlements
had Jewish populations that ranged >from 3-7 percent when the entire
United States had less than 1% Jewish population.

Much of the materials will come >from the wealth of articles in the
45 years of publishing the Western States Jewish History Journal (WSJH).

The bulk of the photographs during the early stages of the museum
will come >from the Archives of the Western States Jewish History. The
photos were gathered by the WSJH founders the late Dr. Norton Stern
and Rabbi William M. Kramer during the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

Anyone can create an exhibit for a Jewish Pioneer, a Jewish
Organization or a synagogue of the west. Currently there is no charge
to submit and have an exhibit on the site (as long as donations permit
covering the technology costs submissions and exhibits will remain
free).

To submit the Jewish Pioneer, organization or synagogue must be
located west of the Mississippi River including Wisconsin, Minnesota,
Alaska and Hawaii. For Canada, this includes the provinces of British
Columbia, Yukon Territory, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Mexico
includes the states of Baja, Sonora, Chihuahua and Coahuila.

If you are interested in submitting see:
http://www.jmaw.org/submissions/

On that page you will find links for submissions for Jewish
Pioneers by the 1890s; Jewish Community Organizations and
Fraternal Organizations that are 100 years old -
in other words, they began at that location before 1915.
Synagogues have to be at least 50 years old and founded by 1965.

Thanks to Jan Misels Allen - IAJGS


Early American SIG #USA The Jewish Museum of the American West - A new, virtual museum. #usa

John Paul Lowens <jplowens@...>
 

A new, virtual museum, the Jewish Museum of the American West,
(http://www.jmaw.org/) by the Western States Jewish History
Association recently opened. We know them best >from their quarterly
journal: Western States Jewish History. The Western States Jewish
History has been publishing a quarterly journal since 1968.
The virtual museum includes an exhibit hall which has a new and
continuing exhibit.

Eventually, the Museum will have exhibit halls
for each of the regions, states and or cities west of the Mississippi
River that were considered part of the American West (which includes
Canada, Mexico and the United States. Some of those larger settlements
had Jewish populations that ranged >from 3-7 percent when the entire
United States had less than 1% Jewish population.

Much of the materials will come >from the wealth of articles in the
45 years of publishing the Western States Jewish History Journal (WSJH).

The bulk of the photographs during the early stages of the museum
will come >from the Archives of the Western States Jewish History. The
photos were gathered by the WSJH founders the late Dr. Norton Stern
and Rabbi William M. Kramer during the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

Anyone can create an exhibit for a Jewish Pioneer, a Jewish
Organization or a synagogue of the west. Currently there is no charge
to submit and have an exhibit on the site (as long as donations permit
covering the technology costs submissions and exhibits will remain
free).

To submit the Jewish Pioneer, organization or synagogue must be
located west of the Mississippi River including Wisconsin, Minnesota,
Alaska and Hawaii. For Canada, this includes the provinces of British
Columbia, Yukon Territory, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Mexico
includes the states of Baja, Sonora, Chihuahua and Coahuila.

If you are interested in submitting see:
http://www.jmaw.org/submissions/

On that page you will find links for submissions for Jewish
Pioneers by the 1890s; Jewish Community Organizations and
Fraternal Organizations that are 100 years old -
in other words, they began at that location before 1915.
Synagogues have to be at least 50 years old and founded by 1965.

Thanks to Jan Misels Allen - IAJGS


JGS NY Meeting Sunday, January 25 #general

Harriet Mayer
 

The Jewish Genealogical Society (NY) Meeting
Sunday, January 25 at 2 PM
at the Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th St. NY

Speaker: Judy G. Russell
Topic: "The Ethical Genealogist"

Judy Russell, well-known as The Legal Genealogist, will speak about the ethical
considerations underlying genealogy, >from privacy issues - how to handle family
secrets, what to say about living people - to the courtesies we should extend to
other researchers.

A genealogist with a law degree and an undergraduate degree in journalism, Judy
has worked as a newspaper reporter, trade association writer, legal investigator,
defense attorney, federal prosecutor, law editor and adjunct faculty member at
Rutgers Law School in New Jersey. She holds credentials as a Certified Genealogist
and Certified Genealogical Lecturer >from the Board for Certification of
Genealogists, where she serves as a member of the Board of Trustees.

For more information check out www.jgsny.org or visit our Facebook page.

Free for members of JGS NY; guests $5 at the door.

The Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute at CJH will be open at 11 AM with
access to research materials and computers.

Please join us.

Submitted by
Harriet Mayer
JGS NY VP Communications
New York, NY


Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado presents A Tour of the CU Map Library - Sunday January 25 #general

Terry Lasky <talasky@...>
 

CU Map Library Tour and Presentation by Ilene Rains

This session is open to the public. We welcome newcomers and hope that if
you come but are not yet a member, that you'll strongly consider joining us
- which you can do at the session.

Sunday, January 25, >from 10:00 am until noon

Address: Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library
Benson Earth Sciences Building
2200, Colorado Avenue, Boulder, CO

Note: the building name is the "Benson Earth Sciences Building"; the library
is inside that building.

Parking: Your best choice is the lot to the west of the Benson Building (lot
360). It's a flat $4 rate for weekend parking with no time limit. There's a
pay station at the center of the lot that takes cash and credit cards.

Maps can inform a genealogical search with precise location, topography, and
changing geopolitical borders over time.

The Colorado University Map Library collection consists of an estimated
200,000 maps, over 500 atlases and geographic reference books, and a growing
collection of digital spatial data. It also includes general and thematic maps
and atlases at small and large scales, mostly >from the 19th, 20th, and 21st
centuries, and related reference materials such as gazetteers.

Library staff will provide a tour of the space, an overview of the collection
and services, as well as ample time for members to explore some of the
collection's treasures, such the Sanborn Fire Insurance Map Collection (the
most comprehensive collection of Colorado Sanborns outside of the Library of
Congress), historical maps of Boulder, Denver and Colorado, and Army Mapping
Service maps of Eastern Europe >from the WWII era.

If you have any questions, please take a look at the JGSCO website at
www.jgsco.org.

Terry Lasky
Jewish Genealogical Society of Colorado


IAJGS 2015 Conference news #general

IAJGS2015 Publicity
 

Plans for the 35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy in
Jerusalem >from July 6-10, 2015 are in full swing. The full program is
rich in activities and possibilities. Unique to this conference is the
opportunity for you to take advantage of having a family reunion with your
relatives living in Israel. Six million Jews live in Israel and they are
related to Jews throughout the world. One/some of them are related to
you! This is a grand opportunity to get to know them, explore family ties
and links and break down brick walls in your research. Use our volunteer
experts to help you contact your relatives and arrange for a family
reunion during the conference period. Look for our guide and tips to
planning for your meeting here. Many of us have found testimony at Yad
Vashem on our family members by Israelis whom we do not know. Now is the
time to enlist our help and connect with them and their descendants.

As previously announced, a Shabbaton (Friday-Saturday) weekend will
precede the Conference, followed by an Exploration Sunday of tours and
programs (including a Yad Vashem option) prior to the official Conference
opening on Monday.

Visit www.iajgs2015.org to register now! Registration is now open for
everyone including Israeli residents.

We have negotiated cancellation insurance that will cover both hotel and
total registration refunds, valid up to almost the eve of the conference
(see details at www.iajgs2015.org under the "Registration" tab FAQ).

Sign up for our ongoing Conference discussion group where announcements
and special offers are being posted. Also, follow us on Facebook and
Twitter. Just click on the links at www.iagjs2015.org to sign up and stay
informed.

See you in Jerusalem in July for the momentous and exciting 35th IAJGS
International Conference on Jewish Genealogy!

Michael Goldstein, Chairman
Chairman@...
35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS NY Meeting Sunday, January 25 #general

Harriet Mayer
 

The Jewish Genealogical Society (NY) Meeting
Sunday, January 25 at 2 PM
at the Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th St. NY

Speaker: Judy G. Russell
Topic: "The Ethical Genealogist"

Judy Russell, well-known as The Legal Genealogist, will speak about the ethical
considerations underlying genealogy, >from privacy issues - how to handle family
secrets, what to say about living people - to the courtesies we should extend to
other researchers.

A genealogist with a law degree and an undergraduate degree in journalism, Judy
has worked as a newspaper reporter, trade association writer, legal investigator,
defense attorney, federal prosecutor, law editor and adjunct faculty member at
Rutgers Law School in New Jersey. She holds credentials as a Certified Genealogist
and Certified Genealogical Lecturer >from the Board for Certification of
Genealogists, where she serves as a member of the Board of Trustees.

For more information check out www.jgsny.org or visit our Facebook page.

Free for members of JGS NY; guests $5 at the door.

The Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute at CJH will be open at 11 AM with
access to research materials and computers.

Please join us.

Submitted by
Harriet Mayer
JGS NY VP Communications
New York, NY