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Researching the KLAUSNER Family #galicia

joel levinson <joel.levinson2@...>
 

I have just joined the group.I've been doing research for 5 years.I consider
myself to be a novice at both the researching and computer work in general.
I live in suburban New Jersey,USA.
My native and only language is English.

I know the names,birth and death dates of my great grandparents,grandparents
and their children up to the future.I have no information at all of my
grandfather's siblings and therefore our extended family.Discovering that
information is my purpose in joining this group.

My great grandfather Aron Jacob KLAUSNER,my grandfather Max KLAUSNER,Max's
siblings Herman,Willy,Rosa and Freida were born in Rytro,Poland. Our family
group included members of the families GOLDMAN, PAPERLE, WAFFENFELD, RUBIN and
ROZENSWEIG. There is the suggestion that there were relatives in
Galicia, perhaps Nowy Sacz and other cities. It is possible that there were
relatives involved in the toy, photography and glazier businesses.

Family members at different times left for the
US, Wein(Austria), Furth(Germany), Antwerp(Belgium) before the Holocaust. It is
believed that there were KLAUSNER relatives in Wein and Furth.

If anyone can provide any [Galicia] related information it would be most
appreciated. If any wants more detail regarding the information in this mail
please feel free to e-mail.

[MODERATOR NOTE: Please respond privately]

Joel Levinson

Long Branch,N.J.,USA

joel.levinson2@verizon.net


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Researching the KLAUSNER Family #galicia

joel levinson <joel.levinson2@...>
 

I have just joined the group.I've been doing research for 5 years.I consider
myself to be a novice at both the researching and computer work in general.
I live in suburban New Jersey,USA.
My native and only language is English.

I know the names,birth and death dates of my great grandparents,grandparents
and their children up to the future.I have no information at all of my
grandfather's siblings and therefore our extended family.Discovering that
information is my purpose in joining this group.

My great grandfather Aron Jacob KLAUSNER,my grandfather Max KLAUSNER,Max's
siblings Herman,Willy,Rosa and Freida were born in Rytro,Poland. Our family
group included members of the families GOLDMAN, PAPERLE, WAFFENFELD, RUBIN and
ROZENSWEIG. There is the suggestion that there were relatives in
Galicia, perhaps Nowy Sacz and other cities. It is possible that there were
relatives involved in the toy, photography and glazier businesses.

Family members at different times left for the
US, Wein(Austria), Furth(Germany), Antwerp(Belgium) before the Holocaust. It is
believed that there were KLAUSNER relatives in Wein and Furth.

If anyone can provide any [Galicia] related information it would be most
appreciated. If any wants more detail regarding the information in this mail
please feel free to e-mail.

[MODERATOR NOTE: Please respond privately]

Joel Levinson

Long Branch,N.J.,USA

joel.levinson2@verizon.net


Re: Miller/Meller-Pandelys; Baker/Bacher; Gayon ? #lithuania

m leonards <m_leonards@...>
 

Dear Stanley,

Is it possible that your grandfather is the Ytzir MELLER who arrived July
27, 1898 aboard the Barbarossa >from Bremen? He was a 30 year old labourer
from Kowno, going to his brother in Boston, Mass.
I've been compiling databases of immigrants >from Kupiskis and Pandelys.
Everyone who went to Maine went to the town of Auburn. Is that true of your
family as well?

You might want to look at the manifest for 10 year old Isidor Miller who
arrived October 25, 1902 >from Rotterdam. He was also >from Kowno, and
travelling with 30-year old "Lettish" Jan Riger. Both were going to
Isidor's brother M. Miller in Auburn, Me.

I think immigrants sometimes gave the name of the Gubernia, rather than the
small towns where they lived.

Have you checked the Boston passenger lists for the 1902 arrivals?

Finally, look at the All Litvak Database. There you will find the BOCHER
family of Kvetkai, NovoAlexandrovsk (Zarasai) uyezd. The head of the
family, Shaia-Leib, son of Boruch, was born in Gajunai, Panevevezys
District.

Good luck in your research.
Monica Leonards
suburban Philadelphia


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Re: Miller/Meller-Pandelys; Baker/Bacher; Gayon ? #lithuania

m leonards <m_leonards@...>
 

Dear Stanley,

Is it possible that your grandfather is the Ytzir MELLER who arrived July
27, 1898 aboard the Barbarossa >from Bremen? He was a 30 year old labourer
from Kowno, going to his brother in Boston, Mass.
I've been compiling databases of immigrants >from Kupiskis and Pandelys.
Everyone who went to Maine went to the town of Auburn. Is that true of your
family as well?

You might want to look at the manifest for 10 year old Isidor Miller who
arrived October 25, 1902 >from Rotterdam. He was also >from Kowno, and
travelling with 30-year old "Lettish" Jan Riger. Both were going to
Isidor's brother M. Miller in Auburn, Me.

I think immigrants sometimes gave the name of the Gubernia, rather than the
small towns where they lived.

Have you checked the Boston passenger lists for the 1902 arrivals?

Finally, look at the All Litvak Database. There you will find the BOCHER
family of Kvetkai, NovoAlexandrovsk (Zarasai) uyezd. The head of the
family, Shaia-Leib, son of Boruch, was born in Gajunai, Panevevezys
District.

Good luck in your research.
Monica Leonards
suburban Philadelphia


Re: Masha or Musa? #general

Maria <elena@...>
 

Masha was a common Yiddish name in Russia. Perhaps
it was derived >from a Russian nickname for a more formal name?
Bert
=====

I believe it to be a diminutive for Marya (Miriam?).

The Masha I know best is in "The Seagull".

When Marie Curie was Marya Sklodowska, in Warsaw, her nickname was Manya.

Maria Torres
elena@pipeline.com
MALTINSKY, RUBINSTEIN, MOSTOW, IMONITOFF, ZELLAT (Latvia, PA, GA, NY)
NOTIS (Kovno, NY)
KUNST (Poland, PA), PADEREWSKI (Poland, Savannah)
PHILLIPS (PSCHEDESKI, PRZDECKI, DADACZ), LEVY, POMERANZ, ZEPLINSKY, FRANKEL
(Poland, NY, KY) RYBINSKI (Poland, UK) DANIELSKI (Przdecz Poland)


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Masha or Musa? #general

Maria <elena@...>
 

Masha was a common Yiddish name in Russia. Perhaps
it was derived >from a Russian nickname for a more formal name?
Bert
=====

I believe it to be a diminutive for Marya (Miriam?).

The Masha I know best is in "The Seagull".

When Marie Curie was Marya Sklodowska, in Warsaw, her nickname was Manya.

Maria Torres
elena@pipeline.com
MALTINSKY, RUBINSTEIN, MOSTOW, IMONITOFF, ZELLAT (Latvia, PA, GA, NY)
NOTIS (Kovno, NY)
KUNST (Poland, PA), PADEREWSKI (Poland, Savannah)
PHILLIPS (PSCHEDESKI, PRZDECKI, DADACZ), LEVY, POMERANZ, ZEPLINSKY, FRANKEL
(Poland, NY, KY) RYBINSKI (Poland, UK) DANIELSKI (Przdecz Poland)


Rabbi Moses of Copenhagen #scandinavia

Nancy Holden
 

Wow.

Thanks so much that was a wonderful find. That is the first confirmation
that I have had about Rabbi Moses of Copenhagen other than the small article
in Enc. Jud. giving a little history. He is also mentioned in the Otzar
HaRabbanim as number 14361. He was >from the tri-community of Altona,
Wandsbeck and Hamburg. Son of "Rosh Josef" (Joseph ben Jacob of Pinchov, his
mother was Deborah, daughter of Moses Kremer of Vilna (the grandfather of
the Goan of Vilna). He was born about 1706 probably in Kosovo, Belarus and
may have died in Vilna as the encyclopedia article mentions him as "of"
Copenhagen and Vilna.

Is there any way of discovering more about him? He was married to the
daughter of Solomon Zalman >from Brisk but I do not know her name.

His children were Chaim, Joel, Joseph of Lomza and Mirka.

Thanks again
Nancy Holden
Pasadena CA


Scandinavia SIG #Scandinavia Rabbi Moses of Copenhagen #scandinavia

Nancy Holden
 

Wow.

Thanks so much that was a wonderful find. That is the first confirmation
that I have had about Rabbi Moses of Copenhagen other than the small article
in Enc. Jud. giving a little history. He is also mentioned in the Otzar
HaRabbanim as number 14361. He was >from the tri-community of Altona,
Wandsbeck and Hamburg. Son of "Rosh Josef" (Joseph ben Jacob of Pinchov, his
mother was Deborah, daughter of Moses Kremer of Vilna (the grandfather of
the Goan of Vilna). He was born about 1706 probably in Kosovo, Belarus and
may have died in Vilna as the encyclopedia article mentions him as "of"
Copenhagen and Vilna.

Is there any way of discovering more about him? He was married to the
daughter of Solomon Zalman >from Brisk but I do not know her name.

His children were Chaim, Joel, Joseph of Lomza and Mirka.

Thanks again
Nancy Holden
Pasadena CA


Intro to Jewish Genealogy, Center for Jewish History, NYC #southafrica

Robert Friedman <rfriedman@...>
 

The Center for Jewish History Genealogy Institute
Fall 2004 Workshop Schedule

[Please excuse cross-posting to multiple lists]

Introduction to Jewish Genealogy
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
October 12
November 11
December 8

A one-hour presentation covers general principles and procedures of =
family history
research, with ample time allowed for questions and answers. Beginning =
steps include
oral history, "family archives" containing treasured photographs and =
documents,
and selected Internet sites. Most information, however, must still be =
gleaned from
source documents such as the US census, immigration and naturalization =
papers, vital
records, cemetery and funeral home records, newspapers, city =
directories, and telephone
books. Special topics to consider while searching for relatives include =
the origins
of Jewish surnames, language and spelling variations, the accuracy and =
completeness
of records, and the historical context in which various records were =
created and
used.

LIMITED ENROLLMENT -- Pre-registration recommended

Center for Jewish History Box Office
15 W. 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
917-606-8200
boxoffice@cjh.org

The Center for Jewish History Genealogy Institute collaborates with the =
CJH partners--the
American Jewish Historical Society, the American Sephardi Federation, =
the Leo Baeck
Institute, the Yeshiva University Museum, and the YIVO Institute for =
Jewish Research--to
provide access to family history reference materials, answer questions =
about family
history research, orient family history researchers to the collections =
at CJH, and offer=20
programs on family history research.

Robert Friedman, Director
212-294-8318
gi@cjh.org
www.cjh.org/family/


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Intro to Jewish Genealogy, Center for Jewish History, NYC #southafrica

Robert Friedman <rfriedman@...>
 

The Center for Jewish History Genealogy Institute
Fall 2004 Workshop Schedule

[Please excuse cross-posting to multiple lists]

Introduction to Jewish Genealogy
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
October 12
November 11
December 8

A one-hour presentation covers general principles and procedures of =
family history
research, with ample time allowed for questions and answers. Beginning =
steps include
oral history, "family archives" containing treasured photographs and =
documents,
and selected Internet sites. Most information, however, must still be =
gleaned from
source documents such as the US census, immigration and naturalization =
papers, vital
records, cemetery and funeral home records, newspapers, city =
directories, and telephone
books. Special topics to consider while searching for relatives include =
the origins
of Jewish surnames, language and spelling variations, the accuracy and =
completeness
of records, and the historical context in which various records were =
created and
used.

LIMITED ENROLLMENT -- Pre-registration recommended

Center for Jewish History Box Office
15 W. 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
917-606-8200
boxoffice@cjh.org

The Center for Jewish History Genealogy Institute collaborates with the =
CJH partners--the
American Jewish Historical Society, the American Sephardi Federation, =
the Leo Baeck
Institute, the Yeshiva University Museum, and the YIVO Institute for =
Jewish Research--to
provide access to family history reference materials, answer questions =
about family
history research, orient family history researchers to the collections =
at CJH, and offer=20
programs on family history research.

Robert Friedman, Director
212-294-8318
gi@cjh.org
www.cjh.org/family/


Kew look-up request #unitedkingdom

Alice Josephs
 

A TNA catalogue search indicates that the background papers of the
naturalisation application of Jacob BELINKIN (1885-1926) have now been
made available. In my previous efforts to obtain copies of these
records (with the assistance of a kind London genner) the files were
classified as closed.

If any fellow genner on this list is planning a visit to Kew and would
be willing to do a simple look-up, I'd be very grateful. I have the
relevant file ref.numbers.

Please contact me privately: jnblank@netvision.net.il

Joel Blankett
Jerusalem, Israel

Just a couple of points about this posting which I hope is helpful to
Joel and others.

You can order these documents online at the National Archives website
and they will be sent either by snail mail in paper form or, if the
customer chooses, digitized form by email.

For any closed documents, you have to apply to the Home Office Record
Management Services, Room 155, 50 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AT

This can admittedly take a couple of months but it's certainly worth
doing if documents will be closed for a few years. I did this myself
for my grandfather and they were released about four months after I
wrote to them.

Alice Josephs

JOSEPHS (JABLUSZKO) ROZENBERG, Ciechanow, DON GOLDMACHER GURMAN Pultusk,
Poland STERN Heppenheim a/d Bergstrasse HERZ Kochendorf
MARKUS Otterstadt & Hainchen GRUEN GRUENEWALD MARKUS Roedelheim, Germany
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~genealice/


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom Kew look-up request #unitedkingdom

Alice Josephs
 

A TNA catalogue search indicates that the background papers of the
naturalisation application of Jacob BELINKIN (1885-1926) have now been
made available. In my previous efforts to obtain copies of these
records (with the assistance of a kind London genner) the files were
classified as closed.

If any fellow genner on this list is planning a visit to Kew and would
be willing to do a simple look-up, I'd be very grateful. I have the
relevant file ref.numbers.

Please contact me privately: jnblank@netvision.net.il

Joel Blankett
Jerusalem, Israel

Just a couple of points about this posting which I hope is helpful to
Joel and others.

You can order these documents online at the National Archives website
and they will be sent either by snail mail in paper form or, if the
customer chooses, digitized form by email.

For any closed documents, you have to apply to the Home Office Record
Management Services, Room 155, 50 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AT

This can admittedly take a couple of months but it's certainly worth
doing if documents will be closed for a few years. I did this myself
for my grandfather and they were released about four months after I
wrote to them.

Alice Josephs

JOSEPHS (JABLUSZKO) ROZENBERG, Ciechanow, DON GOLDMACHER GURMAN Pultusk,
Poland STERN Heppenheim a/d Bergstrasse HERZ Kochendorf
MARKUS Otterstadt & Hainchen GRUEN GRUENEWALD MARKUS Roedelheim, Germany
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~genealice/


The 1891 Galician Business Directory-A Reminder! #galicia

Pamela Weisberger <pweisberger@...>
 

Joel Levinson wrote:

"My great grandfather Aron Jacob KLAUSNER,my grandfather Max KLAUSNER, Max's
siblings Herman,Willy,Rosa and Freida were born in Rytro,Poland. There is
the suggestion that there were relatives in Galicia, perhaps Nowy Sacz and
other cities. It is possible that there were relatives involved in the toy, photography
and glazier businesses. If anyone can provide any [Galicia] related information it would
be most appreciated."

His query provides an excellent opportunity to remind Galician researchers
about the incredible JewishGen database of "The 1891 Galician Business
Directory," containing over 20,000 names >from over 1,000 different towns
covering the length and breadth of Galicia:

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/galicia1891.htm

For each entry, the database contains the following fields: Surname, Given
Name, Town Name, Occupation (in German), and Occupation (translated into
English), and includes Jews and non-Jews, which means you can also identify
the Polish magnates who "owned" the towns and villages (and mills, taverns,
and distilleries!) your ancestors lived in, and, possibly worked for.
(Another excellent avenue of research for some.) You can also download the
entire list of entries for one particular town--quite useful in identifying
family and business connections, along with providing a socio-economic
"snapshot" of your ancestral shtetl at one point in time.

In ten seconds of searching I identified the following 14 KLAUSNER entries,
some of whom ARE in involved in the glassmaking and toy businesses Joel
refers to. >from here, he can go on to search the JRI-Poland database for
the existence and location of vital records on these individuals,
and--possibly--gain vast results in another thirty seconds of so of
research. Not bad...even for busy researchers!

Here are the results:

NAME TOWN OCCUPATION

KLAUSNER, N - Dynow - Guesthouse/innkeeper
KLAUSNER , Jacob - Rymanow - Guesthouse/innkeeper
KLAUSNER, N - Dynow Wine Dealer
KLAUSNER, Leiser - Jawornik - Glass & China Dealers
KLAUSNER, Elias - Bochnia - Breweries
KLAUSNER, Aron - Brzesko - Fashion Accessories/Toy Dealer
KLAUSNER, Isaak - Dabrowa - Notions & Materials (fabrics)
KLAUSNER, Chune - Tarnow - Egg Dealers And Importers
KLAUSNER, Feiwel - Wisnicz - Egg Dealers And Importers
KLAUSNER, A - Dynow - Iron/metalware Dealer
KLAUZNER, Leiser - Jawornik - Grocery/delicatessen
KLAUZNER, Isaac - Brzesko - Clothes Dealer
KLAUZNER, Isaac - Brzesko - Dress Dealer
KLAUZNER, Leiser - Jawornik - Grain & Produce Dealer

So don't forget to use this excellent resource (and the 1929 Polish Business
Directory, if applicable) when starting your Galician research, along with
the additional information available on the Gesher Galicia website:

http://www2.jewishgen.org/galicia/index.html

Pamela Weisberger
Research Coordinator, Gesher Galicia
Santa Monica, CA
pweisberger@hotmail.com


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia The 1891 Galician Business Directory-A Reminder! #galicia

Pamela Weisberger <pweisberger@...>
 

Joel Levinson wrote:

"My great grandfather Aron Jacob KLAUSNER,my grandfather Max KLAUSNER, Max's
siblings Herman,Willy,Rosa and Freida were born in Rytro,Poland. There is
the suggestion that there were relatives in Galicia, perhaps Nowy Sacz and
other cities. It is possible that there were relatives involved in the toy, photography
and glazier businesses. If anyone can provide any [Galicia] related information it would
be most appreciated."

His query provides an excellent opportunity to remind Galician researchers
about the incredible JewishGen database of "The 1891 Galician Business
Directory," containing over 20,000 names >from over 1,000 different towns
covering the length and breadth of Galicia:

http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/galicia1891.htm

For each entry, the database contains the following fields: Surname, Given
Name, Town Name, Occupation (in German), and Occupation (translated into
English), and includes Jews and non-Jews, which means you can also identify
the Polish magnates who "owned" the towns and villages (and mills, taverns,
and distilleries!) your ancestors lived in, and, possibly worked for.
(Another excellent avenue of research for some.) You can also download the
entire list of entries for one particular town--quite useful in identifying
family and business connections, along with providing a socio-economic
"snapshot" of your ancestral shtetl at one point in time.

In ten seconds of searching I identified the following 14 KLAUSNER entries,
some of whom ARE in involved in the glassmaking and toy businesses Joel
refers to. >from here, he can go on to search the JRI-Poland database for
the existence and location of vital records on these individuals,
and--possibly--gain vast results in another thirty seconds of so of
research. Not bad...even for busy researchers!

Here are the results:

NAME TOWN OCCUPATION

KLAUSNER, N - Dynow - Guesthouse/innkeeper
KLAUSNER , Jacob - Rymanow - Guesthouse/innkeeper
KLAUSNER, N - Dynow Wine Dealer
KLAUSNER, Leiser - Jawornik - Glass & China Dealers
KLAUSNER, Elias - Bochnia - Breweries
KLAUSNER, Aron - Brzesko - Fashion Accessories/Toy Dealer
KLAUSNER, Isaak - Dabrowa - Notions & Materials (fabrics)
KLAUSNER, Chune - Tarnow - Egg Dealers And Importers
KLAUSNER, Feiwel - Wisnicz - Egg Dealers And Importers
KLAUSNER, A - Dynow - Iron/metalware Dealer
KLAUZNER, Leiser - Jawornik - Grocery/delicatessen
KLAUZNER, Isaac - Brzesko - Clothes Dealer
KLAUZNER, Isaac - Brzesko - Dress Dealer
KLAUZNER, Leiser - Jawornik - Grain & Produce Dealer

So don't forget to use this excellent resource (and the 1929 Polish Business
Directory, if applicable) when starting your Galician research, along with
the additional information available on the Gesher Galicia website:

http://www2.jewishgen.org/galicia/index.html

Pamela Weisberger
Research Coordinator, Gesher Galicia
Santa Monica, CA
pweisberger@hotmail.com


Sanok and Brzozow Indexing Projects #galicia

Eden Joachim <esjoachim@...>
 

Dear Fellow Galitzianers,

I am happy to announce the indexing of vital records and Censuses for the
towns of Brzozow and Sanok as part of the Jewish Records Indexing - Poland
project. These records are currently housed in the Sanok Sub-Branch of the
Polish State Archives, and as such are part of the Rzeszow Branch Archive.

Brzozow, located at 49 42', 22 01' and Sanok, located at 49 34', 22 12',
are in the Krosno Province of southeastern Poland, in the area formerly
known as Galicia. Brzozow is 24.2 miles south of Rzeszow; Sanok is 34.5
miles SSE of Rzeszow.

The Brzozow project includes 1542 Births, 825 Marriages, 76 Deaths, and 2481
entries in the Census files. The vital records span the years 1877 into the
20th century. The census years are 1869, 1880, 1890 and 1900.

The 10 most common surnames in the Vital Records are WILLNER, SCHERZ, ZWIK,
FEIT, LACHMAN, ROTH, FREUND, SCHEINBACH, BRAFF and WEISS. There are a total
of 737 distinct surnames in the records. A surname frequency list is available to any
researcher requesting it.

The total cost to index the Brzozow records is $1166. The qualifying
contribution is $100 which entitles you to obtain both the vital records
Excel file and the entire Census Excel file, as well as well as some
additional 20th century records as they become available. Please make sure
to note "For Brzozow Indexing Project" on your contribution.

The Sanok project includes 236 Births >from 1864-1897 and the 1900 Census
with 1117 entries. The 10 most common surnames in the births files are:
DILLER, RAUCH, REICH, PINCZOWSKA, LOEFFEL, BIRNBAUM, EHRLICH, PURETZ,
SCHNECK and WEINER. There are 161 distinct surnames in the birth records.
Surname frequency lists for the births and census indices are available to
anyone requesting them.

The cost of indexing these Sanok records is $270. The qualifying
contribution is $36 which entitles you to obtain both the Births and Census
Excel files as well as some additional 20th century records as they become
available. Please make sure to note "For Sanok Indexing Project" on your
contribution.

Both of these indexing projects are included in the current Gesher Galicia /
Jewish Records Indexing - Poland 2:1 matching funds program. I urge you all
to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to expedite the addition of
these records to the on-line JRI-Poland searchable database in a timely
fashion.

The Galician record indices contained in the JRI-Poland database would not
be accessible to researcher without our host, JewishGen. In addition to
your contribution to the JRI-Poland Sanok and / or Brzozow Projects that
supports indexing of the records, we hope you will also consider a
contribution to JewishGen to help defray the cost of maintaining these
records. An easily accessible contribution form may be found at
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/.

For details on making your contributions, for additional information, or with any
questions you may have, please contact me directly.

Sincerely,

Eden Joachim
Pomona, New York
Rzeszow Archive Coordinator
Sanok Town Leader
Brzozow Town Leader
esjoachim@optonline.net


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Sanok and Brzozow Indexing Projects #galicia

Eden Joachim <esjoachim@...>
 

Dear Fellow Galitzianers,

I am happy to announce the indexing of vital records and Censuses for the
towns of Brzozow and Sanok as part of the Jewish Records Indexing - Poland
project. These records are currently housed in the Sanok Sub-Branch of the
Polish State Archives, and as such are part of the Rzeszow Branch Archive.

Brzozow, located at 49 42', 22 01' and Sanok, located at 49 34', 22 12',
are in the Krosno Province of southeastern Poland, in the area formerly
known as Galicia. Brzozow is 24.2 miles south of Rzeszow; Sanok is 34.5
miles SSE of Rzeszow.

The Brzozow project includes 1542 Births, 825 Marriages, 76 Deaths, and 2481
entries in the Census files. The vital records span the years 1877 into the
20th century. The census years are 1869, 1880, 1890 and 1900.

The 10 most common surnames in the Vital Records are WILLNER, SCHERZ, ZWIK,
FEIT, LACHMAN, ROTH, FREUND, SCHEINBACH, BRAFF and WEISS. There are a total
of 737 distinct surnames in the records. A surname frequency list is available to any
researcher requesting it.

The total cost to index the Brzozow records is $1166. The qualifying
contribution is $100 which entitles you to obtain both the vital records
Excel file and the entire Census Excel file, as well as well as some
additional 20th century records as they become available. Please make sure
to note "For Brzozow Indexing Project" on your contribution.

The Sanok project includes 236 Births >from 1864-1897 and the 1900 Census
with 1117 entries. The 10 most common surnames in the births files are:
DILLER, RAUCH, REICH, PINCZOWSKA, LOEFFEL, BIRNBAUM, EHRLICH, PURETZ,
SCHNECK and WEINER. There are 161 distinct surnames in the birth records.
Surname frequency lists for the births and census indices are available to
anyone requesting them.

The cost of indexing these Sanok records is $270. The qualifying
contribution is $36 which entitles you to obtain both the Births and Census
Excel files as well as some additional 20th century records as they become
available. Please make sure to note "For Sanok Indexing Project" on your
contribution.

Both of these indexing projects are included in the current Gesher Galicia /
Jewish Records Indexing - Poland 2:1 matching funds program. I urge you all
to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to expedite the addition of
these records to the on-line JRI-Poland searchable database in a timely
fashion.

The Galician record indices contained in the JRI-Poland database would not
be accessible to researcher without our host, JewishGen. In addition to
your contribution to the JRI-Poland Sanok and / or Brzozow Projects that
supports indexing of the records, we hope you will also consider a
contribution to JewishGen to help defray the cost of maintaining these
records. An easily accessible contribution form may be found at
http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen-erosity/.

For details on making your contributions, for additional information, or with any
questions you may have, please contact me directly.

Sincerely,

Eden Joachim
Pomona, New York
Rzeszow Archive Coordinator
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Re: rothman/rajtman name change #warsaw #poland

Pierre GONZVA <pierregonzva@...>
 

Hi
My ggf, Wolf TRAFIKANT, born in 1881 in Otwock near Warsawa, was the son of
Isaac TRAFIKANT and Lea CRISTAL. However, I know nothing else about her,
since she did not came in France. Do you think we may be linked ?
Thanks

Pierre GONZVA
94170 LE PERREUX
FRANCE


Warszawa Research Group #Warsaw #Poland RE: rothman/rajtman name change #warsaw #poland

Pierre GONZVA <pierregonzva@...>
 

Hi
My ggf, Wolf TRAFIKANT, born in 1881 in Otwock near Warsawa, was the son of
Isaac TRAFIKANT and Lea CRISTAL. However, I know nothing else about her,
since she did not came in France. Do you think we may be linked ?
Thanks

Pierre GONZVA
94170 LE PERREUX
FRANCE


Sisenko at Zvenigorka?? #ukraine

TaxTroll@...
 

I just received naturalization papers for a cousin and therefore was finally
able to find the ship manifest for that family. Per the manifest, they were
from Sisenko at Zvenigorka, Russia. The naturalization papers say Kiev. Per
naturalization papers of my direct ancestors they came >from Kiev but their
manifest shows Yelisavetgrad(not the present name). Does anyone recognize the
Sisenko reference and is it near Yelizavetgrad?

Thanks in advance for any help.

Sharon Klein
Acworth, GA
Researching LUTSKY, LUTZKY


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Sisenko at Zvenigorka?? #ukraine

TaxTroll@...
 

I just received naturalization papers for a cousin and therefore was finally
able to find the ship manifest for that family. Per the manifest, they were
from Sisenko at Zvenigorka, Russia. The naturalization papers say Kiev. Per
naturalization papers of my direct ancestors they came >from Kiev but their
manifest shows Yelisavetgrad(not the present name). Does anyone recognize the
Sisenko reference and is it near Yelizavetgrad?

Thanks in advance for any help.

Sharon Klein
Acworth, GA
Researching LUTSKY, LUTZKY