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Re: Need to have a Stenographic Shorthand Note Deciphered #translation

sharonrf18@...
 

I learned Gregg shorthand eons ago and this does look familiar. There are  shorthand Facebook groups. I just used the search term “shorthand” and groups came up. Hopefully they can help you.


vital record (birth) in hand written Old German Script needs translation #germany #translation

rich.meyersburg@...
 

I've posted a vital record (birth) in hand written Old German Script for which I need a translation. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM80913
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.
Thank you very, very much.  I think it opens a brick wall.  I have another half dozen or so from the same register, many in the same handwriting.  I will post them once I get a response to this one.

Rich Meyersburg


Translation of the Memorial Book of Jaslo, Poland at reduced price #yizkorbooks #poland

Joel Alpert
 

Yizkor (Memorial) Book of the Jewish Community of Jaslo, Poland

Yizkor Books in Print is happy to make this book available at severely
reduced pricing by ordering through JewishGen

List price: $49.95, available from JewishGen for $34

For more information and directions for ordering go to:
https://www.jewishgen.org/yizkor/ybip/YBIP_Jaslo.html
Go toward the bottom of the page below "Available at:" for the link to
start your order.

For information on the other 95 other Yizkor book we publish, go to:
https://www.jewishgen.org/Yizkor/ybip.html

Joel Alpert, Coordinator of the Yizkor Books in Print Project


Re: Moravia census records 1857-1921 now available online #austria-czech

beer_tom@...
 

I also do not speak Czech but Google translate did a great job of converting the web page to English.

I checked the 217 pages of the 1857 census records for the Uhersky Ostrau Jewish community.
There are separate records for the Jewish and Christian communities.

I was looking for my great-grandfather who lived there.  I could not find him.  I could only find one Beer family in the records.
Thus unclear to me whether the records are incomplete, whether my great-grandfather lived in an even smaller community outside Uhersky Ostrau, or whether we have it completely wrong and he lived somewhere else but was born in Uhersky Ostrau.

Tom Beer
Melbourne, Australia


Re: Unable to find names on passenger lists #names

bfs2248@...
 

My maternal grandfather's name was Jacob, he went back to Romania so he is on 2 manifests from there to New York, on one from 1913 he is Janez, the other from 1907 he was Janen. Try using just the first initial of his first name and go directly to Ellis Island records. 

I could never find my paternal great grandparent's on any manifest to the East coast from England. Then I tried border crossings and found the whole family arriving in VT through Canada. 

Good luck!


Lives Lost A Story About Two Brothers During World War ll Who Died of Corona Virus in NYC #holocaust

Jan Meisels Allen
 

The Associated Press has a series entitled, Lives Lost about those who died from the Coronavirus. A recent series publication tells the story of two brothers—Joseph and Alexander Feingold-- who survived the Holocaust.  One survived Auschwitz, a death march to the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp,  and starvation. The other endured cold and hunger in a Siberian labor camp, then nearly died in a pogrom back in Kielce, Poland. Joseph Feingold was believed to be the last living survivor of that 1946 Kielce massacre.

 

Joseph was the focus of a 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary, Joe’s Violin where he donates his violin  which he got in a DP camp in 1947-to a local instrument drive (https://www.joesviolin.com/watch-now), changing the life of a schoolgirl from the nation’s poorest congressional district.  Both died in New York City a month apart-both from the Corona Virus, both in their mid-90s.


To read their story and see photos go to: https://apnews.com/d013ab01d3d7c3522bafb09a5354f6ce

 

Thank you to Randy Herschaft, AP,  for sharing the story with us.

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 


Re: Last residence of Riga in 1920 before immigrating to US, says the passenger manifest #usa #latvia #lithuania

Alan Shuchat
 

Riga was near the port of Liepaja (Libau in the Russian Empire), from which many emigrants left. Since the manifests show your uncles went from Liverpool to New York, they may have gone first from Liepaja to the east coast of England and then taken a train to Liverpool. The steamship lines organized the connection to Liverpool. They might have gone to Riga for various reasons, but maybe they just were staying there until their passage was arranged for.

--
Alan Shuchat
Newton, MA


Viewmate translation request Hebrew #translation #lithuania

Michael Herzlich
 

I've posted two short handwritten notes for which I need translations.  They both appear to be in Hebrew.

One is on ViewMate at the following address -
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM81967

A second is on Viewmate at the following address -
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM81968

Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.
The notes are on the back of photo cards are from the album of a person related to the following families from the area near Merkine Lithuania:
SAPOKAITE, SAPOCKY, MERIKANSKY, MERIKANSKAS, BLOKH
--
Michael Herzlich
Delray Beach, Florida USA

Belarus - EPSTEIN, HELFAND, POLLACK
Galicia (Poland, Ukraine) - HERZLICH, TREIBER


Re: Simplest & Best Way For Extended Family To View/Comment On Digital Photos? #general

ELAINE KIRSH
 

Scan each picture into a separate word document. You might have to scan the picture and then copy it only a word document. You could label each scanned picture and word document with unique identifiers.

On each Word document, people could identify people, write stories about the picture. It is really important that each comment be identified with a valid email address. I can tell you from personal experience that people’s memories are sometimes different and you might need to research some of the differences.

One benefit of scanning pictures is that everyone can have copies of them and you can preserve them in the state they are currently in. Some pictures fade so scanning them is the best way t preserve them.


Re: Unable to find names on passenger lists #names

Harry Moatz
 

Is it possible that the person you are researching arrived in a different port?  I spent several years attempting to locate a manifest for a grandfather arriving in New York without success.  I knew he lived and died in Manhattan. I used all the strategies that have been suggested to you. 

Thinking out out of the box, I decided to use Steve Morse to search names in manifests in other ports.  I found him in a manifest on a ship that arrived in Philadelphia. Apparently, he got to NY by other means.  Morse also covers manifests for ships arriving in Boston, Baltimore, Charleston and Galveston as well as San Francisco.  It’s worth trying if all else appears to be a dead end.


ViewMate translation request - Hebrew #translation

Emily Garber
 

I've posted a photo caption in Hebrew for which I need a translation. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM80896
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.

Thank you very much.

Emily Garber


Meisner Yitschak Rudolf #romania

Marcel Apsel
 

I am looking forward to find a birth certificate of Rudolf Yitschak Meisner, born around 1895 in either Capuscul De Cimpie, Cluj (Klausenburg) or Ludus.  He was married to Medi (Kreine) Rosenzweig and children were David, Hedwig and ?.

He was deported to Auschwitz May-June 1944 from Cluj.

 

Any help would be appreciated.

 

Marcel Apsel

Antwerpen, Belgium

 

marcap@...


Jacob (Yankel) CIMBERG (or KIMBERG) #ukraine

Ted Kotzin
 

 

Jacob Cimberg came to New York from Kremenets in about 1895. Hi sister Shprintze (Sprinel), his twin, followed in 1898.  I am looking for their family in Ukraine.  Father said to be Samuel (Shmuel) Zenwal Cimberg (or Kimberg); I have no others that are confirmed.

 

Ted KOTZIN

Torrance CA

Tkotzin4713@gmail

310-378-4219

JewishGen #5406

 

 

 

 

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Smulevitch family #ukraine

Bob Bloomberg
 

I am researching the Smulovitch family, originally from western Ukraine.  Lived in Montreal and the Boston area.  Does anyone have information on them?


Re: Looking for info re Carmen Kinderfreund of Berlin #names #germany

Sherri Bobish
 

Hi Melissa,

Carmen Goldstein married twice in NYC.  Here first husband had surname Fliegel. 

Her second husband was Lester Balish.

Carmen Balish, born Nov. 13, 1923, passed on July 23, 2004.

This info was found using www.familysearch.org and the free digitzed newspaper database at www.fultonhistory.com

Regards,

Sherri Bobish
Princeton, NJ


Re: The Genetic Genealogist Detective Series Change of Premiere Date to June 2 now May 26th #events

Barbara L. Kornblau
 

According to C. C. Moore's Facebook page, her new show, The Genetic Genealogist Detective Series will premiere May 26th on ABC 10pm/9pm.
 
 
Barbara L. Kornblau


Re: Seeking Occupation Lists to learn more about 2 G grandfather Notan Pesach JACOBSON #lithuania #latvia

Alexander Sharon
 

Hi Carol,

Word "Kretchna" for occupation should read: "Karczma" [ kahr: ch mah:] which translates from Polish as Inn, an related occupation is "karczmarz" - an innkeeper or publican. Inn services in additions to housekeeping (food and lodging) have also included  stabling and fodder for horses.

Best

Alexander Sharon.
Calgary, AB


Research in Szklary, Tyczyn, Rzeszow area #galicia #poland

Stanley Diamond
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ilana Grallert wrote: "Looking for someone who has done genealogical research in
Szklary, Tyczyn, Rzeszow.'
 
The records for Szklary are in the books of the Jewish community of Tyczyn.
 
For details of available records off line, please write to tyczyn@...
 
Stanley Diamond M.S.M. 
Pultusk Area Coordinator
Jewish Records Indexing - Poland
 

 

Please visit the JRI-Poland website https://jri-poland.org/index.htm

 

 

 
 


ViewMate translation requests - German #translation

Debbie Terman
 

I would appreciate translations of 2 German birth records. You can view them at:

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM80951

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM80952

Please respond using the online ViewMate form.

Thank you so much,

Debbie Cohn Terman
Massachusetts, USA


German Translation #translation

Allan Karan
 

I've posted a vital record in German for which I need a translation. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM80911

Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page or you can contact me directly akaran1@... 

Thank you very much.

Allan Kaan