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Re: Bad Aarolsen Data Base

Bernard Flam
 

Hi from Paris,
You directly access and search Bad Arolsen archives with this link :https://arolsen-archives.org/en/search-explore/search-online-archive/
Be aware of their advice : only a part of victim's archives are on line.
If you find or if you search somebody, fill the "inquiry form" : https://arolsen-archives.org/en/search-explore/inquiries/submit-inquiry/
They reply always, but delay can be some weeks.
Apart from archives of deportation, nazis camps and DP's camps, they detain some personnal objects of our "Losts" and try to give them back to descendants.

khavershaft (Friendship, the old Bundist's salute)
Bernard Flam
Archives and history of Medem Center - Arbeter ring of France
https://www.centre-medem.org/
Searching FLAM / AGID / STOLTZ around Lwow, Jaworow, Olesko, Brody
ZYSMAN, KRONENBERG, ROTTERMAN of Lodz, Opocno, Zdunka Wola


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Re: Maiming to Avoid the Russian Draft?

Sarah L Meyer
 

My family story does not involve maiming, but buying false papers to avoid the draft, and then using that name to leave Russia and come to the US.  In 1884 my ggf Fishel Meyer (born Perchik) came to the US.  I believe that this story is more common than the maiming one.  My mother (z"l) was once approached by a woman at the Temple asking if there was a possible relationship because her maiden name was also Meyer.   After hearing Mom's story about how my father's grandfather purchased the name, the woman said "Oh, we have that same story in my family".  In those days, pre-internet and pre-DNA testing, no further exploration of potential relationships was done.


DAVID ROPSCHITZ - Ferramonti di Tarsia, Calabria - largest concentration camp in Italy during the war #austria-czech #galicia #germany #poland

YBentham
 

Shalom Genners

Some of you may recall I wrote a while ago about my late father's 3 year imprisonment in Ferramonti during the war. He was a Galician-born Jew, who grew up in Vienna in the 1920s and had qualified as a doctor from the University of Genoa, Italy in 1938.  He was arrested in 1940 and sent to Ferramonti where he stayed until the allied liberation of the camp in September 1943. In 1982 he began to write his memoirs of this period of internment as an autobiographical novel but died in 1986 without getting it published. I am happy to say it can now be found on Amazon and Waterstones, my father as author and me as editor.. It will say it is out of stock but do not be put off.  It has several pages of black and white photos at the back of unnamed internees.  I would dearly love to know who they were especially one of the ladies who featured prominently. She was a young dark-haired lady, of German origin, married to a much older Yugoslav. My father called them Su and Arnold Springer. He often chose names that were similar to the real names but none of my research has been able to identify them even using the Anna Pizzuti database. They are supposed to have left the camp for Bari (Italy) after the liberation and then who knows where. I will attach some photos. If anybody would like to buy the book it is called "Ferramonti, salvation behind the barbed wire" and the author is David Henryk Ropschitz, editor Yolanda Ropschitz-Bentham. It is in paperback and a digital version is to be available shortly.  I hope for some people who were either in the camp or know those who were, this could be a real opportunity to get a taste of day to day life in Ferramonti as experienced back in 1940 by my father.


JewishGen Education offers new class February 2 - February 23 #poland

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JewishGen Education offers new class February 2 - February 23 #lodz #poland

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JewishGen Education offers new class February 2 - February 23 #lithuania

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Re: Tracking a passenger across the Atlantic through England

Diane Jacobs
 

Steve,

 

There are direct and indirect Hamburg passenger manifests for these years which I had to

use to find my greatgrandparents and granfather arriving from Hamberg to Hull and then

from Liverpool to NYC in 1888.   To find them (this is before the internet databases) I used

Volume 4 from the 6 volume set of Migration from the Russian Empire edited by Glazier. 

You  would need Vol. 3 and 4 to check out names by yourself or use ancestry.com and

familysearch.org to search for the passenger manifest from England to US. There is an

index of names but then you have to be creative as spelling can be very different from the

original or the one you know about.

 

I did not know their surname but using Vol. 4 and knowing that they came during the Great

Blizzard of 1888 in NYC, I was able to go through all the passenger manifest from March

31 back to March 11 by looking at family with 3 or more children.  There I found them and the

name they used in Europe which was different from the name they used in the US after they

arrived as I knew the names of 8 of their 9 childen

 

Hope this helpful to you.

 

Diane Jacobs

 

 


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Subject: [JewishGen.org] Tracking a passenger across the Atlantic through England #liverpool

 

I found a passenger, Yanckel Farfel, on a Hamburg list. I would like to track him across the ocean. According to a list I found on Ancestry, he departed in June 1887 on the ship Flamingo headed for New York. However, I can find neither him nor the Flamingo arriving in New York. The record in Ancestry indicates that the arrival place is "Hull (Amerika) via Liverpool", spelled and punctuated exactly like that.

I believe that this individual, upon arriving in New York, may be our relative who changed his name to Jacob Fink. I can see him in various US and NYS censuses, and can calculate his birth date at about 1869 and his arrival date at about 1887 or perhaps 1888, but not consistently. I have not yet acquired his naturalization papers from Brooklyn which would indicate the ship and date he said he arrived on, but in the interim, what does the arrival place indicate? Does it say that he arrived in Hull, on the eastern coast of England, and traveled overland to Liverpool before departing for America?

Steve Stein
Highland Park, NJ


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Bad Aarolsen Data Base

Hannah Sperber
 

Does anyone know how to access these records?
im looking for Philip Sperber, Karl Sperber 


JewishGen Education offers new class February 2 - February 23 #bessarabia

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Tracking a passenger across the Atlantic through England

Steve Stein
 

I found a passenger, Yanckel Farfel, on a Hamburg list. I would like to track him across the ocean. According to a list I found on Ancestry, he departed in June 1887 on the ship Flamingo headed for New York. However, I can find neither him nor the Flamingo arriving in New York. The record in Ancestry indicates that the arrival place is "Hull (Amerika) via Liverpool", spelled and punctuated exactly like that.

I believe that this individual, upon arriving in New York, may be our relative who changed his name to Jacob Fink. I can see him in various US and NYS censuses, and can calculate his birth date at about 1869 and his arrival date at about 1887 or perhaps 1888, but not consistently. I have not yet acquired his naturalization papers from Brooklyn which would indicate the ship and date he said he arrived on, but in the interim, what does the arrival place indicate? Does it say that he arrived in Hull, on the eastern coast of England, and traveled overland to Liverpool before departing for America?

Steve Stein
Highland Park, NJ


Re: Maiming to Avoid the Russian Draft?

Jane Foss
 

My paternal great uncle was said to have given himself a hernia and so avoided the draft but my gf, his brother, was drafted..sent to fort in Lvov


This week's Yizkor book excerpt on the JewishGen Facebook page

Bruce Drake
 

Poverty was a constant in the shtetls of Europe. Many were born to it, others fell into it. The latter was the case for Reb Benyamin the Tailor, a specialist in sewing by hand who was once overloaded with work until the arrival of tailors with sewing machines. But the poignance of this excerpt from the Yizkor book of Czyzew-Osada is the pain he felt about the grim situation that befell a family with no money and in debt. “What will happen to them?” asked his wife, holding in the tears and pointing to the two boys, shriveled, with small, pale faces who stood near her holding on to her dress and the nursing child in her arms. “There is not a groshn of money in the house, not even a piece of bread.”
But Reb Benyamin could not hold back the tears as he trudged to the nearby villages to see if he could find some sewing work among the peasants. Suffering poverty was not new to him, but “a man can only cry like this under oppressive need when the heart melts looking at his hungry and naked, shriveled small children.” 


Bruce Drake
Silver Spring MD

Researching: DRACH, EBERT, KIMMEL, ZLOTNICK
Towns: Wojnilow, Kovel 


JewishGen Education offers new class February 2 - February 23 #rabbinic

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JewishGen Education offers new class February 2 - February 23 #scandinavia

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JewishGen Education offers new class February 2 - February 23 #sephardic

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JewishGen Education offers new class February 2 - February 23 #yizkorbooks

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JewishGen Education offers new class February 2 - February 23 #gdansk #germany #poland #danzig

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JewishGen Education offers new class February 2 - February 23 #dna

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