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Re: MyHeritage Offering Free Access to All Military Records May 20-26, 2020 #events

Hank Mishkoff
 

Jan, if you're in the mood to run an experiment (and I'll certainly understand if you're not): Go to your military URL, enter last name Mishkoff as the only search term, check the Exact box (or you'll get too any results), and search. You'll get 19 hits. Scroll down to the one that says  Register of Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the United States Naval Reserve, 1 July 1967

When I click it, they ask for for money or a free trial (depending on my browser and login status). Do get something different? If so, I'll have to keep playing with it. Thanks for your help!

On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 3:02 PM Jan Meisels Allen <janmallen@...> wrote:
I tried several people- did not sign in to my account so they would not know its me and was able to save the records that I found for the military.  Be certain that you are looking only at military records other records are not included in the free access.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Pubic Records Access Monitoring Committee

On Thursday, May 21, 2020, 12:42:59 PM PDT, Hank Mishkoff <hank@...> wrote:


I'm thinking that it might have something to do with the fact that I used to have a paid account there, so it knows who I am, and it's trying to get me to re-up. I've tried it logged in, logged out, and from browsers where no cookies are set, and the best I'm able to do is to have it ask me to sign up for a 14-day free trial, and I've been through that hassle before. [Sigh.]

On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 2:33 PM Jan Meisels Allen <janmallen@...> wrote:
Hank,
I tried the site before I post like I always do and did not have the problem you are experiencing. Are you looking at records not in the featured collection-the offer for free access is only for military records ? If you are that is why you are getting the request for subscribing.
This is the link I posted for military records and the one you should be using

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access monitoring Committee


Re: What Do You Pay a Translator for a 50 Page Document in Pollsh #translation

Carole Shaw
 

Translators usually charge per 1000 words in the source text.  There are no set fees.  You could search for Polish to English translators on a site like ITI in the US and UK (different organisations but same initials) or the CIoL in UK and ask a sample what and how they charge. As an indication, 12 years ago I was charging £80 per 1000 words from Russian.

 

Carole Shaw, London UK
SCHNEIDER: Kamanets Podolsk, Ukraine & Libava/ Libau/Liepaja, Latvia
KLUGMAN, GOLDSCHMID (plus variations), BRAUER: Libava/Libau/Liepaja, Latvia & Johannesburg
ROSENTHAL, ZUSCHNEIDER/CUSZNAJDER: Lublin, Poland
GREENBERG, BRZOZA/BJOZHA, SOBERSKI: Lomza/Nowogrod, Poland
SAMSON, BLIK: Amsterdam, Zandvoort, Holland

WOLFSBERGEN, BOSMAN: Holland

ZANDGRUNDT (plus variations), SANDGROUND: Warsaw, London and beyond

JACOBOVITCH/JACKSON: Staszow, Poland & London

KOSKOVITCH/KENTON: Staszow, Poland & London

 

 


Austria, Vienna: Exit questionnaire & visa documents #austria-czech

Sniderlh
 

Hi,

In searching for the exit trails of my Heilpern Family members, from Vienna, following the Anschluss, I have encountered tall brick walls.  I have heard tell of "exit questionnaires" that were filed with the IKW, and various documents needing to be submitted in order to get visas (ie. -proof of bills all paid, how much money they had,etc.), and of course, the visas themselves.  I've looked, for years, at Family Search, My Heritage, Ancestry, GenTeam & the US Holocaust Museum (online), as well as doing Google searches --- NO luck.  Perhaps, someone out there among the many researchers, has figured out where to find these critical papers.  If so, would you please tell me what you did & where they were hiding?  Here are the people I need/want to find such information for:  Alfred, Gisela & Ernestine Lea Heilpern (brother, sister,mother). I know they all went to England first.  Berta, Kurt (Marianna Zerkowitz Heilpern), & Rosalia Helena Heilpern (sister,brother & wife,mother). I know Berta went to England first, The others went to Buenos Aires, Argentina. These are the families of two brothers: Isak & Adolph Abraham Heilpern. Many thanks, in advance, to those who might have the answers I am seeking!

Sincerely,

Leah Heilpern Snider
Silverdale/USA


Re: MyHeritage Offering Free Access to All Military Records May 20-26, 2020 #events

Jan Meisels Allen
 

I tried several people- did not sign in to my account so they would not know its me and was able to save the records that I found for the military.  Be certain that you are looking only at military records other records are not included in the free access.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Pubic Records Access Monitoring Committee

On Thursday, May 21, 2020, 12:42:59 PM PDT, Hank Mishkoff <hank@...> wrote:


I'm thinking that it might have something to do with the fact that I used to have a paid account there, so it knows who I am, and it's trying to get me to re-up. I've tried it logged in, logged out, and from browsers where no cookies are set, and the best I'm able to do is to have it ask me to sign up for a 14-day free trial, and I've been through that hassle before. [Sigh.]

On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 2:33 PM Jan Meisels Allen <janmallen@...> wrote:
Hank,
I tried the site before I post like I always do and did not have the problem you are experiencing. Are you looking at records not in the featured collection-the offer for free access is only for military records ? If you are that is why you are getting the request for subscribing.
This is the link I posted for military records and the one you should be using

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access monitoring Committee


What Do You Pay a Translator for a 50 Page Document in Pollsh #translation

Jan Meisels Allen
 

When I was in Poland in 2001 I met a woman from my ancestral town of Stawiski. When I was in Poland for the IAJGS conference several years ago I again had the opportunity to meet her. Since then she sent me about 50 pages of handwritten in Polish notes of her recollections of what happened to the Jews in Stawiski during WWll. There are no records that survived for Stawiski so these recollections are important.

 

What do people charge for translating from Polish to Engllsh? Do you pay by page or by time?

 

Thank you for any guidance you may provide.

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Agoura Hills, CA (USA)

SEARCHING:

REICH, WALD, ZUPNIK, Presov, Mestiszko, Szivdnik; Salgo, Sebes Kellemes,

Slovakia (formerly Hungary)

MEISELS, SEGALLA/SIGALL, LIEBERMAN --Brody, Ukraine

KLAJNMAN, MICHELBERG, SYK, SZLANG, TYKULSKIER Sochaczew, Chorzele, and Zakroczym Poland

FREJER, IMJAK, WILAMOWSKY, KREPLAK,-Stawiski, Poland

SZAPIRA, SOBOTKO, PIATKOWSKA, PERLA, ASZ, WAPNIARZ -Lomza ,Poland

GUTFARB --Zambrow, Poland ASZ, Nasielsk, Poland  ELION, Suwalki Lithuania

 

 


Re: MyHeritage Offering Free Access to All Military Records May 20-26, 2020 #events

Hank Mishkoff
 

I'm thinking that it might have something to do with the fact that I used to have a paid account there, so it knows who I am, and it's trying to get me to re-up. I've tried it logged in, logged out, and from browsers where no cookies are set, and the best I'm able to do is to have it ask me to sign up for a 14-day free trial, and I've been through that hassle before. [Sigh.]

On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 2:33 PM Jan Meisels Allen <janmallen@...> wrote:
Hank,
I tried the site before I post like I always do and did not have the problem you are experiencing. Are you looking at records not in the featured collection-the offer for free access is only for military records ? If you are that is why you are getting the request for subscribing.
This is the link I posted for military records and the one you should be using
 
Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access monitoring Committee


ViewMate translation request - English #translation

laurackatz@...
 

I've posted a section of my grandfather's Declaration of Intention for US naturalization in 1910. It's on ViewMate at the following address: http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM81992
 
I'm trying to understand his place of birth. Later documents have his birthplace as Smela, Russia. I suspect that he might have been born somewhere else, so I tried various spellings in the JewishGen Town Finder (e.g., Lonle, Loule, Lovle, Lowle, etc.) with no results. The capital letter is probably an "L" because it's very similar to other examples beginning with that letter in this document. 

Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.

Thanks very much,
Laura Katz
 


Re: Lithuanian town name in Hebrew #lithuania

Michael Alfes
 


Re: MyHeritage Offering Free Access to All Military Records May 20-26, 2020 #events

Jan Meisels Allen
 

Hank,
I tried the site before I post like I always do and did not have the problem you are experiencing. Are you looking at records not in the featured collection-the offer for free access is only for military records ? If you are that is why you are getting the request for subscribing.
This is the link I posted for military records and the one you should be using

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access monitoring Committee


Re: Need help to decode abbreviations & symbols on Detained Alien Passenger List #usa

Susan&David
 

If the destination address is a train ride away, I believe RR means RailRoad.

David Rosen
Boston, MA


On 5/21/2020 12:42 PM, Walter Rosett wrote:

1904 NY Detained Passenger list.

The name is given then 1dg. I presume that this means (&) one daughter which would be correct. Then Cause of Detention “to telgth”. From other records below it would seem to mean “to telegraph $ (money). The last confusing part is “Disposition” which states RR to Husb Ellias -address”. The name and address are correct although I believe that it should be son, not husband but RR is undefined. My only guess is something like “Remanded to Relative”.  Anyone with specific knowledge or a better thought?

 Please respond directly. Walter Rosett   <wrosett@...


Re: Burials in Arad County, Romania #hungary #romania

Valentin Lupu
 

Hi Diane,
The Romanian name of this place is Buteni (Buttyin in Hungarian). I have been there in 2010. The Jewish cemetery still exists in the northern part of this town. The synagogue was demolished during the communist regime (amazingly not by the Nazis and their local supporters!) in 1962. Only the Ten Commandments tablets, made from red marble and found on the synagogue frontispiece, were saved by a local and are kept in a small village museum. According to a paper published in 2017, the Jewish population achieved its peak around 1900 (210 people). In 1941, the whole Jewish population (48 people) were deported and no one returned back.
I will suggest to contact Buteni's mayor in order to find out if there are any registers  for the cemetery and for the local Jews.

Photo taken in Buteni local museum, 2010

Valentin Lupu
ISRAEL


Need a translation of word in Hebrew letters in the last will of Salomon SCHLOSS, Mömlingen #germany #translation #yiddish

Ernst-Peter Winter
 

The notarial will of Solomon Schloß, Mömlingen, is accompanied by a sheet in which he addresses himself directly to his children. The text sometimes is understandable only with knowledge of the dialect.

Right at the beginning he uses a word in Hebrew. What is it and what does it mean?

I'm sorry, but I'm not able to upload the file to VieMate - it doesn't accept my email.
Ernst-Peter Winter, Münster, Hessen

The text:
Beilage zu meinem Testament
Da mein irdisches Dasein nicht mehr lange dauert, so befehle ich weider wan ich nicht mehr bei euch bin, habt .... miteinander, das ist der
Grund von allem.
Supplement to my will
Since my earthly existence does not take much longer, I continue to command, when I'm no longer with you, have .... together, that's the reason of everything.

Reply to Ernst-Peter Winter <e.p.winter@...> by private Email or click "reply to sender"


Re: Budapest, Hungary Kohner de Szaszberek family #hungary

Lee Hover
 

There is a book, "My Father's Roses", published by Pegasus, written by Nancy Kohner regarding her paternal family.  They lived in a Czech town, Podersam or Podborany.  I cannot say whether there is any relationship but, since I had just recently read it, it remained fresh in my mind.


Re: Congregation Lechas Yosher in Brooklyn, N.Y. & Nesvizh Societies anywhere #usa #belarus

Steve Stein
 

Neilan Stern,  neilan1@...  wrote:
 I'm searching for any information, records, or photos, concerning Congregation Lechas Yosher of Brooklyn, N.Y., established in the early years of the 20th Century.  Information about Societies from Nesvizh Belarus.   
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There is extensive information about the Nesvizh societies on the KehilaLinks page at https://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/nesvizh/nesvizh_home.html , including

scans of their journals. A list of burial societies can be found there, as well as in the Burial Societies database on the website of the Jewish Genealogical Society, Inc. (NY) at https://jgsny.org .

Steve Stein, Highland Park, NJ   JGSNY President, and Nesvizh KehilaLinks page facilitator / webmaster



Re: Looking for Rivesaltes camp arrest record or other documentation for my grandfather Moses GOLDSTEIN #france #holocaust

Bernard Flam
 

 Hi from Paris,

Dear Melissa,
I have checked some French archives before answering you about Moses GOLDSTEIN's dramatic fate between Nice and Auschwitz and I will try to be clear for foreign researchers.
 
First of all, a common point of view from American persons is that France has forgotten its past because it was a past of "Collaboration" with nazis, especially concerning persecution and extermination of Jews.
Yes, almost 76.000 Jews have been deported to extermination, including 11.400 children under 15', rounded up mainly by French police and militia.
 
But always remember 75% of all Jews (80% French, 60% foreign Jews), ca 225.000 persons, survived in France, as my family did in Nice, Paris, Lyon and Grenoble. And this high ratio of surviving Jews among occupied European nations had been possible and achieved only with "Civil Resistance" of a large part of French population.
 
What we can find in French archives about this history?
 
At this moment, my second point is: you will be disappointed if you don't have learnt French at school!
It's a reason why our historical work appears outside to be so small, most of production (a
nd web sites) is in French, nobody is perfect...


A link to a full list of archives, "The Holocaust in France: A Resource Guide" established by Jean-Pierre Stroweis, IGRA, has been given by Elena Biegel Bases, IGRA in her post #555523 (2/08/19
) but I wish to focus on Moses Goldstein.

Concerning Shoah, main institution is Memorial de la Shoah in Paris (to be compared to USHMM)

http://www.memorialdelashoah.org/

You can find online a screen for any of these poor 76.000 deportees, always including digital copy of the page of deportation convoy including identity, job,
full last address (Nice for Moses). Families can add pictures and documents.
So I have found Moshe Goldstein as you did.
 
Each year, these lists of names are read during commemorations.
In Memorial, you have also free access to a very important research and documentation center (CDJC) : on Intranet and Library, you can learn everything which is known on Shoah.
 
Concerning individual fate of deportees after trains left France :

Search Arolsen Archives https://arolsen-archives.org/en/

and submit inquiry  https://arolsen-archives.org/en/search-explore/inquiries/submit-inquiry/ as only a little part of archives is online.

 Searching a deportee's file in France :

Archives of French state administration of deportees for official purposes (files opened after 1945), are kept by

https://www.servicehistorique.sga.defense.gouv.fr/en/node/32788

 Concerning archives left by a Jew during his life in France (before 1945) :

National Archives have a "naturalization" file for persons who obtained French citizenship before 1939 (you must have reference of decree): there are a lot of documents in this file, including list of siblings, birth certificate, job, housing, etc.

https://www.siv.archives-nationales.culture.gouv.fr/siv/cms/content/display.action?onglet=1&uuid=Accueil1RootUuid

As France is very sensitive about privacy, these files aren't not available online and you must fill a special inquiry.
 
From our Revolution, France is divided in 97 "departments", an administrative division.
Files are kept by these "Archives departementales" and you must contact each of them to find traces of persons if you guess they could have lived in places
within theirs "borders".
 
In Nice :

https://www.departement06.fr/culture/archives-departementales-2797.html

I have checked and "Finding Aid" for "History of WWII in Alpes-Maritimes" (Nice departement) has 412 pages.

https://www.departement06.fr/expositions-et-publications/instruments-de-recherches-2898.html

Fond "0166W016" contain "Reports and individual files" of Jews for period August to November 1942.
 
With Google, I have found some very interesting papers concerning fate of Jews around Nice during WWII, in French.

 

Rivesaltes camp, there is a memorial :

http://www.memorialcamprivesaltes.eu/83-le-centre-de-ressource-du-memorial.htm

but archives seem not to be there, they are kept in "Archives departementales" of "Pyrenees Orientales"

https://www.archivesportaleurope.net/ead-display/-/ead/pl/aicode/FR-FRAD066/type/fa/id/FRAD06600AP_0000000153

 
Last but not the least: lockdown is just left in France for some days and all these services aren't fully back to work. So you and we must wait to start new searches.
 
Take care of you, abi gezunt !
 
Bernard Flam
Archives and history of Medem Center - Arbeter Ring (Bund / Workmen Circle) of France

Searching FLAM, AGID, STOLTZ around Lemberg, ZYSMAN, KRONENBERG, ROTTERSMAN around LODZ


Need help to decode abreviations & symbols on Detained Alien Passenger List #usa

Walter Rosett
 

1904 NY Detained Passenger list.

The name is given then 1dg. I presume that this means (&) one daughter which would be correct. Then Cause of Detention “to telgth”. From other records below it would seem to mean “to telegraph $ (money). The last confusing part is “Disposition” which states RR to Husb Ellias -address”. The name and address are correct although I believe that it should be son, not husband but RR is undefined. My only guess is something like “Remanded to Relative”.  Anyone with specific knowledge or a better thought?

 Please respond directly. Walter Rosett   <wrosett@...


Re: MyHeritage Offering Free Access to All Military Records May 20-26, 2020 #events

Hank Mishkoff
 

Do you know if there's some kind of trick to accessing the records? When I search for Mishkoff it shows me a list of 19 records, but when I click a record it asks me to buy a subscription.


New Research: Jews in Ramsgate #unitedkingdom

Diana da Costa
 

New Research: Jews in Ramsgate   UK  Montefiore Estate & Lady Judith Montefiore College

 

A new book titled “The Montefiore Estate and the Village of Hereson” has just been published by Gerald Tripp and Benedict Kelly which is the culmination of years of researching and delving into records hitherto unseen. This is the second book by the authors** who have already been an enormous help to any genealogist researching Jewish ancestors from Ramsgate.  The book delineates the history of the former village of Hereson, once a medieval hamlet, historically owned by a small number landowners which included Sir Moses Montefiore and which is where Sir Moses built his Synagogue.  East Cliff Lodge, home to Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, is included in the research as part of the Montefiore Estate. The research is fully referenced and includes many historical photographs, plans and maps. For anyone with roots in this part of Ramsgate, Jewish or otherwise, or for scholars of the Montefiore narrative,  or who has historic connections with the Lady Judith Montefiore College - this is a “must read” as the book includes details of those who lived in this area from the 18th century onwards. 

 

Books can be purchased via the website: http://www.eastcliff.co.uk/Books.htm, which also gives details of other publications** by Benedict Kelly and Gerald Tripp of their researches into Ramsgate’s history.  Once life has returned to something resembling normality, books will be on sale in local shops and outlets.  In the meanwhile, queries and requests for further information can be addressed to the authors at g.e.w.tripp@....  I have no personal or financial interest in this publication.

 

** “Ramsgate Jewish Cemetery 1872-2016 – Burial Register & Map, Monumental Inscriptions and Selected Obituaries” was published in 2016.

 

Diana (Mohr) Gomes da Costa, Kent UK - formerly from London – Hon. Sec. Ramsgate Montefiore Heritage

Researcher number: 166938   email: dianadacosta@...

 

Researches all originally from Bavaria, mainly Furth, Nurnberg and Bamberg as listed in the JGFF database.

 


Jewish Migrants to South America #latinamerica

new@...
 

Jewish Migrants to South America

 When the Jewish Colonisation Society fostered migration to Argentina and Brazil many of its nominees passed through London, and the Society used the services of the Poor Jews’ Temporary Shelter.  As a result, there are a number of entries in the Registers of the Shelter’s Inmates.  These are accessible through the Kaplan Centre of the University of Cape Town.  They would normally give details of name, age, last place of residence, occupation and destination (either Argentina or Brazil).  It should be possible to identify them from other inmates by listing them by ‘destination’.

 Similarly, at about the same time, a number of the Romanian ‘Fussgeyers’ passed through the Shelter, and their details are also recorded in the Shelter’s Registers.  They can be recognised through their stated destination (either Canada or Winnipeg)

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Wajcman Recherche généalogique #poland

@rajswing
 

I am Looking for family related to WAJCMAN (or WAJSMAN) who lived at Kozienice. My grand father NUTA WAJSMAN, (son of Lejzor and Pesa) and married to Malka Hitmachr (daughter of Symcha and Lai SZNAIDER) , is coming to France en 1924-1925, but he had a brother who went to Argentina. I am looking for information about this family in Argentina, but I have no other information.

Thank you.
I am Dany RAJSWING from Paris France
7dancooper@...