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Brief Translation Request from German #hungary #germany

jzeisler@...
 

A cousin of mine wrote the following on his ITS card after the war. Google does a terrible job of translating it, so would someone please translate this for me? 

Vor etwa zwei Monaten ereignete sich im Stadtwäldchen ein Renfonter zwischen dem Parkettänzer Grasen Henri Viglia und dem Reservoeoberteutnant Ladislaus Vècsey, das mit zwei nicht unerheblichen Verwundungen Viglias endete.

Google translates it as "About two months ago, a reindeer fronter between the parquet dancer Grasen Henri Viglia and the reserve senior lieutenant Ladislaus Vècsey occurred in the city grove, which ended with two not inconsiderable injuries to Viglia." The problem are the words "reindeer fronter" and parquet dancer" which make no sense. And is "city grove" correct? 

Thank you!

Jerry


Re: Children named after their living parents #general

Stephen Weinstein
 

I read once that in Sephardic custom, the parents don't name babies after themselves (the baby's own parents).  They only name their babies after other living relatives.


Samuel Stein #general

Karen <kgschneider@...>
 

Hi Stuart,

In case you are still searching for records of your grandfather Samuel Stein, I ran across a headstone on Jewishdata.com from Waldheim Cemetery, Chicago, that seems like it could be him.
Am attaching that image along with an obituary and links to more cemetery records from Findagrave.com for Samuel, wife Rose and two of their daughters.
Most provide information about other family members as well as a mention of Samuel's father, Chaim Lev Zvi Stein.

It also appears there are records available on Ancestry.com including naturalization and census. 
Feel free to email me if this is indeed your grandfather and you would like more information and do not have access to that site.
Also if any of the attached links do not work.

Regards,
Karen Gregar Schneider

Bolingbrook, Illinois, USA

Researching:

Gregar/Groger: Hoorepnik, Czechia and Amsterdam, Montgomery Co., New York, USA

Popper: Amsterdam, Montgomery Co., New York, USA

 




Re: NYC Voter Lists includes Children #general #usa

Stephen Weinstein
 

Maybe it's not a voter list.  Maybe ancestry misidentified it.  I don't know.  Just guessing.


ViewMate translation request - Russian #ukraine #russia

paulmoverman@...
 

I've posted a vital record in Russian for which I need a translation. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM79132
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.
Thank you very much.


ViewMate translation request - Russian #ukraine #russia

paulmoverman@...
 

I've posted a vital record in Russian for which I need a translation. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM79133
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.
Thank you very much.


ViewMate translation request - Russian #ukraine #russia

paulmoverman@...
 

I've posted a vital record in Russian for which I need a translation. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM79135
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.
Thank you very much. 


ViewMate translation request - Russian #ukraine #russia

paulmoverman@...
 

I've posted a vital record in Russian for which I need a translation. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM79136
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.
Thank you very much.


MyHeritage Offering Free Access to All US Census Records on MyHeritage #events #announcements

Jan Meisels Allen
 

 

Marking the decennial US census, MyHeritage is offering free access to searching and viewing all their U.S. Census collection March 29th until April 5th, 2020. They did not place a time zone cut off time so I would guestimate Central time. 

To access the records go to:

https://www.myheritage.com/research/category-1100/us-census

 

Fill out the name, birth residence information and search. Be aware that due to those who keyed in the names into the database not being familiar with some of the names there will be misspellings. Once you find the record you want there is  a transcribed record of the information. Scroll down to the image of the census.  If you click on the orange “save record” above the image it takes you to save it on MyHeritage.  However, if you prefer to save it to your own computer, right click on your mouse and then when the list of options appears you can click save image as to your computer and save it to the file you prefer.

 

To read more see:

https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/03/free-access-to-all-u-s-census-records-on-myheritage/

 

Remember to fill out your census form on line by April 1st!  Go to https://my2020census.gov/  and use the  key code you received in the mail.

 

I have no affiliation with MyHeritage and am posting this solely for the information of the reader.

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 


Researching family in Saint Petersburg, Russia #russia

Herbert Lazerow
 

<Jews were not allowed to live in these cities (St Petersburg) in the 19th century. If the did it wss because they worked for a wealthy or politically or military family. >
     Generally, Jews were not permitted to live in the Russian Empire outside the Pale of Settlement unless they were classified as retired military, merchants, or residents of an agricultural colony.  That was the law, but there is always a gap between the letter of the law and what happens on the ground.  I have read that there was little enforcement of this law before 1880, and enforcement was stepped up between then and the revolution. No idea how effective enforcement might have been. The fact is that the larger the city, the greater the range of economic opportunities it offered, so there was economic incentive to ignore the law and, if caught, to try to persuade the official that you were an exception.
Bert
--
Herbert Lazerow
Professor of Law, University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park, San Diego CA 92110 U.S.A.
(619)260-4597 office, (858)453-2388 cell, lazer@...
Author: Mastering Art Law (Carolina Academic Press 2015)


Viewmate Translation Request - Russian #russia

Greg Tuckman
 

Hello everyone,
I have submitted 5 documents in Russian and am looking for help with translations.  All 5 documents are from Lublin, Poland.

1.  Birth Record of Raca SZNAJDER:  https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.jewishgen.org%2Fviewmate%2Fviewmateview.asp%3Fkey%3DVM79124&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7Cc2c1f21e4a544023e29808d7d426d5e5%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637211135565957376&amp;sdata=XalfBSi5lG48Fegs2xKfhOM%2Bu7Kasvs3JAYGyrdAG9E%3D&amp;reserved=0

2.  Death Record of Raca SZNAJDER:  https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.jewishgen.org%2Fviewmate%2Fviewmateview.asp%3Fkey%3DVM79125&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7C99ae4b66b97e4dadbbe808d7d426d9f1%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637211135633043499&amp;sdata=%2BMYhbiLpoIVtjcuHIAthQQPRJUM%2Fb7HgO4Xq8gCA4Ak%3D&amp;reserved=0

3.  Death Record of Szaja BLONES:  https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.jewishgen.org%2Fviewmate%2Fviewmateview.asp%3Fkey%3DVM79126&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7C7890c560a4f641683d3708d7d426dd90%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637211135694154154&amp;sdata=oEpjVMungTgVfrLZDGYzISwUD9ibIXxJBf1Nirzu9BQ%3D&amp;reserved=0

4.  Birth Record of Moszek Zelik SZNAJDERMAN:  https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.jewishgen.org%2Fviewmate%2Fviewmateview.asp%3Fkey%3DVM79127&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7C4e00ce9fff4c4eec82eb08d7d426e0c4%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637211135746653560&amp;sdata=%2Ff5sHXVLcf9RuQ%2F4p3hw1%2B%2Bdx%2FD%2F2kdx9fLk9n9IQu4%3D&amp;reserved=0

5.  Marriage Record of SZNAJDER - FRANCBLAU:  https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.jewishgen.org%2Fviewmate%2Fviewmateview.asp%3Fkey%3DVM79128&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7C1a4ad1a6664748ebc40d08d7d426e3f0%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637211135800911782&amp;sdata=Kg9Q9WZPK%2FiPexv0nODD21tp8A05Jq6ILlEJrXfJKzI%3D&amp;reserved=0

Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.
Thank you very much.
Greg Tuckman
Phoenix, AZ


Re: Name IDA #names

JoAnne Goldberg
 
Edited

Ida may have been Eidel/Eitel -- have a lot of those in my family
--
JoAnne Goldberg - Menlo Park, California; GEDmatch M131535

 


Re: Help with copyright issues (German Press) #germany

EdrieAnne Broughton
 

I believe if you use the clippings verbatim and cite the publication, city, date and page you can use the clipping.


Re: Fogel family in Rivne or Rowno is this the same place #ukraine

Victoria Fisch
 

You may also want to acquire the book, "The Moses of Rovno" about a German who rescued Jews in that town, Fritz Graebe. His son owned an apartment that I lived in, and Mr. Graebe was honored by being named a Righteous Gentile. He was the only German to testify against Germany in the Nuremberg trials. The book was written by Douglas Huneke, and while I was living in the flat a film crew came from Germany to do a documentary about him that was afterwards featured at Jewish film festivals.


Re: Trying to break a brick wall to find living relatives in the US... #general #usa #belarus

Renee Steinig
 

Gregory Engels <Gregory.Engels@...> asked about the daughters of Rose GORDIN (1885-1969) and Jacob ETKIN (1887-1953) of New York -- Annie LASTMAN (1909-1993), Florence ETKIN (1912-1975), Sylvia (Nov 1917-?), and Lillian (Nov. 1919-?).

In Ancestry's New York birth index, I found a Sylvia ETKIN born 19 Jan. 1918 in Brooklyn, then searched further for a Sylvia with that birth date. Found in the California death index:

Sylvia ALBERT
Social Security #: 088124395 [a NY Social Security number]
Birth Date: 19 Jan 1918
Death Date: 22 Jun 1968
Death Place: Alameda
Mother's Maiden Name: GORDON

An obituary found on newspapers.com confirms that she's the right person. It mentions husband George J. ALBERT and children Paul, Robert and Frederick ALBERT, all of Oakland CA; mother Rose ETKIN of Floral Park NY; sisters Ann LASTMAN, Florence ETKIN, and Lillian TEITZMAN, all of New York. Sylvia died in San Leandro CA and is buried at Home of Eternity Cemetery in Oakland.

Sylvia's three sons' births are listed in Ancestry's California Birth Index (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/5247/). Search for surname ALBERT and mother's name ATKIN.

This is probably Lillian:

born 6 Nov 1919 Brooklyn
married Benjamin TEITZMAN (1918-1994)
died 14 Apr 2002
buried Cedar Park Cemetery, New Jersey

Listings on BeenVerified.com suggest a connection to Peter Alan TEITZMAN (1943- 2003). He's on a tree on Ancestry; try writing the tree's submitter.

Renee

Renee Stern Steinig
Dix Hills NY
genmaven@...


Re: Prohibition Bootleggers and Sacramental Wine "Fake Rabbis" #usa #general

krausj2@...
 

Sorry to promote my own wares a little, but me new book The Kosher Capones, about Chicago's Jewish gangsters has a small bit about some gangsters who rob a supply of sacramental wine during Prohibition. (See the section on Jules Portuguese.)

I didn't have room in this final version of the book, but there's a bizarre story about the racketeer Max Eisen who came to prominence by monopolizing kosher chicken. It got so bad that, in at least one telling, many Chicago Jews went vegetarian in an effort to break his stranglehold.

Good luck,

-- Joe Kraus


Cemetery in Ridgewood, Queens #usa

suzanesserm@...
 

Does anyone have information regarding the Anschel Burial Society at Mach Pelah Cemetery in Ridgewood Queens New York. My Great Grandparents are buried there, and their origin was Bratslav Vinnytsa Podolia Ukraine. Thank you.


Re: Trying to break a brick wall to find living relatives in the US... #general #usa #belarus

Linda Kelley
 

I just wanted to say that children were sometimes enumerated in their parents' homes, and were also enumerated in other households or locations. The parents may have misunderstood the directions, or the Census was taken on different days.
Linda Wolfe Kelley
Portland, OR, USA


Re: Head of Ukraine Sig #ukraine

sharon yampell
 

Looking for family of Mordechai and Dvora Gorbach or Horwitz between 1860 and 1879/


Re: Help with copyright issues (German Press) #germany

Gregory Engels
 

On Sun, Mar 29, 2020 at 01:51 PM, Judith Berlowitz wrote:
I would like some assistance in contacting ZEFYS for copyright information on the Berliner Tageblatt (2 articles) and Die Rote Fahne (1 article).  Will appreciate and acknowledge contacts.
Here is the contact to Zefys:
http://zefys.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de/index.php?id=kontakt&L=1
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Zeitungsabteilung im ehemaligen Getreidespeicher
Westhafenstr. 1, D-13353 Berlin
Tel.: +49(0)30 266-43 6370
Fax: +49(0)30 266-33 6205
zeitungsabteilung@sbb.spk-berlin.de


In general the copyright in Germany is 70 years after the death of the author (or the last of the authors). If the article was published with an pseudonym or anonymous, then the copyright is 70 years after publication. For everything else you would need a license (or a waiver). 

The Berline Tagblatt was merged into Deutscher Verlag, then Ullstein, that in turn into Axel Springer SE - contact form https://www.axelspringer.com/en/contactform
The Copyright for Die Rote Fahne is murky. You could include the clipping with the following disclaimer: http://rightsstatements.org/page/CNE/1.0/?language=en
and obtain a license in case the rightsholder will notice you. 

Gregory Engels

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