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Re: Question re Polish parents' anglicised names on 1896 UK Naturalization Certificate #unitedkingdom #poland

leslie rubinson
 

I have seen the same thing on u.s. Certificates. My relative,s mother,s maiden name was listed as Sophie sheinerockel on his death cert in 1921. it took me a few minutes to figure out her name was really sheine  ruchel. I later found a record on jewishgen confirming this.

Leslie Rubinson


Re: Question re Polish parents' anglicised names on 1896 UK Naturalization Certificate #unitedkingdom #poland

Sheila Toffell
 

Hi Barry,
Yes I have seen this in NYC death records where the parent's names were Americanized but the parents never set foot in the US. It can be very frustrating if you were hoping to find the original names of the parents or spouse of the deceased.

Sheila Toffell
Glen Rock NJ

 


Re: My maternal grandmother, Fanny RECHTSCHAFFNER #ukraine

Barbara Ellman
 

Judith asked about birth record for her grandmother from  Strzeliska.  
If you look at the listing of records on JRI Poland it shows the years for which records exist.  There are missing years from these records.  So it is likely that the birth took place during those periods.  You might look in neighboring towns as sometimes the family moved or a birth took place in the mother's hometown.

As you do not know if your grandmother came to the US, try other US records such as census and death records.

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Barbara Ellman
Secaucus, NJ

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Barbara Ellman
Secaucus NJ USA
HASSMAN, SONENTHAL, DAUERMAN, LUCHS - Drohobycz, Ukraine
HIRSCHHORN, GOLDSTEIN, BUCHWALD - Dolyna, Ukraine
ELLMAN, COIRA, MAIDMAN - Minkovtsy, Ukraine
KAGLE, FASS - Ulanow, Poland


Re: Libraries with Ancestry Remote Access Through ProQuest Has Been Extended Through June 30 #announcements

rebasolomon
 

I can successfully access ProQuest using my New York Public Library. However, I can not find the link to Ancestry.com. In ProQuest genealogy sites I only see newspapers. I have the same result when starting with ProQuest and logging in with my library barcode. I also tried to start with Ancestry.com but could not find access. How do I access Ancestry.com Library Edition?  Please be as specific as possible. Thank you in advance. 

Reba Harris Solomon
New York/Florida


Translation Request #latvia #russia

aaran1286@...
 

YOAV ARAN


Hello, 

Attached is a handwritten Soviet report of the Nazi atrocities that occurred in Rezekne. 

I would be extremely grateful if anyone could translate parts of it to English. 

Shabbat Shalom, 

Yoav Aran
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Re: pre-war telephone directories #poland #warsaw #belarus

Gerald and Margaret
 

Can I suggest you make contact with a group called the Together Plan which is working with Jewish communities in Belarus, by helping them to help themselves.  They have recently branched out into genealogy, knowing that this is such a growth activity, and they are trying to promote working together between Belarus and the Western World.  

See below,
Margaret Levin, London UK

Try this:-

genealogical research services | Together Plan

https://thetogetherplan.com/projects/genealogical-research

We also offer bespoke written reports with photographs of locations of interest and details of how they look todayWe can include information on local Jewish activity as well as information about local communities and important heritage sitesEvery family is unique so please contact us for more information and a quote for our services


Re: Question re Polish parents' anglicised names on 1896 UK Naturalization Certificate #unitedkingdom #poland

Barry Clarke
 

Your response and confirmation much appreciated. Seems likely the case is the same in the UK.

Thanks,

Barry Clarke


Re: ISERSTEIN FAMILY #austria-czech

Thomas Salzberger
 

Hi Peter,

Have you had a look at www.genteam.at?

It is a valuable source for research in Austria but also covers parts of neighboring countries.

It is absolutely free, just requires resgistration, and has an English interface, too.

Hope all good in Sydney.
(Have been there many times.) 

Best
Thomas Salzberger
Vienna


Re: Earliest Use of Surnames in Europe/Romania? #romania #general #names

Theo Rafael
 

Bennett Muraskin compiled in 2012 some of the origins and meanings of Ashkenazi last names. The photos and links inside the article are dead however:
https://jewishcurrents.org/the-origins-and-meanings-of-ashkenazic-last-names/
https://jewishcurrents.org/follow-going-viral-ashkenazic-name-origins/

This version of the article is visually more pleasing but incomplete:
http://jtours.co.il/the-fascinating-origin-of-almost-every-jewish-last-name/

Theo Rafael


Re: My maternal grandmother, Fanny RECHTSCHAFFNER #ukraine

Diane Jacobs
 


Judy,
Have you searched all the passenger manifests arriving other than new York?

Go to stevemorse.org and see all the other ports. Also search the Canadian passenger
Manifests and Canadian Border crossings. 

People entered from other ports And be sure to search phonetically and starts with.

Diane Jacobs


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Date: 5/29/20 4:55 PM (GMT-05:00)
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Subject: [JewishGen.org] My maternal grandmother, Fanny RECHTSCHAFFNER #ukraine

I have been unable to determine when my maternal grandmother, Fanny RECHTSCHAFFNER, came to the US and the town of her birth.  I know her sister came with her parents in 1899 from Strzeliska, which at that time was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire and is in present-day Ukraine.  I have been unable to find any record of her birth or her immigration to the US.  I have searched the Ellis Island records and JRI-Poland.  Any suggestions as to how I might search records from Ukraine?  Is anyone familiar with this town?

Judith Gertler
Wellesley, MA

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Diane Jacobs, Somerset, New Jersey


Re: Renseignements sur Nilou ( Daniel ) Sternberg né en Roumanie vers 1898-1899 mais demeurant à Paris dans les années 1940/ information on Daniel Sternberg Romania/Paris #france #romania

Bernard Flam
 

Hi from Paris, 
I reply in English to be understood by most of our fellow detectives.
When persons lived in France for some decades, as Daniel Stenberg did, there is a high probability they became French citizens.
They had to give a lot of documents for their naturalization file : parents identity, list and identity of siblings (even living in foreign countries), places they lived since they left their bith country, places where they worked, they survived WWII, etc...
This file is in French National Archives near Paris and is accessible upon a special request on their web site
https://www.siv.archives-nationales.culture.gouv.fr/siv/cms/content/display.action?onglet=1&uuid=Accueil1RootUuid
File is not available on line, but you can come to scan it on place or ask for a copy, but delays are in months.
These archives are still closed due to lockdown.
For persons who lived in Paris, you can get also data in Paris city Archives :
http://archives.paris.fr/r/123/archives-numerisees/
You must understand that French policy of privacy protection does'nt fully open all these archives online and it's much more difficult to recover our parents' past.
Khavershaft
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


Re: ISRAELOVICI, ISRAILOVICI from Braila or Galatz, Romania. #general

Cristina Ichim <ichim.cristina17@...>
 

I have found the se with the name Israelovici from Romania, I do not know if it has something to do with your search...

Cristina Ichim


Re: pre-war telephone directories #poland #warsaw #belarus

Bernard Flam
 

Hi from Paris,
Two days ago, you had the perfect answer in post #643578 by Jenny Schwartzberg :
May 28   
"A lot of these phone books are searchable at: https://genealogyindexer.org/
 
A list of the directories included are at: https://genealogyindexer.org/directories
 
Yours,
Jenny Schwartzberg
Chicago, IL, USA


Re: Transcript Please #germany

Reuven Stern
 

Thank you very much Ernst Peter Winter.
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Reuven Stern, Kfar Vradim Israel
Researching families Behr, Stern, Markovits, Lebovits, Suessholz, Joseph


Does anyone know anything about the Jewish community in Pruzana? #belarus

mbekken@...
 

Looking particularly for relatives of ROSENBAUM (ROZENBAUM) and KATZ in the town of Pruzana around 1900 and before.

M. Bekken
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ViewMate translation request - Polish #poland

Susana Nagel
 

I've posted a marriage record in Polish for which I need a translation. It is on ViewMate at the following address:
 
 
If possible, I would like a translation of the full document (instead of only the key data).
 
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.
 
Thank you very much!
 
Susana Nagel


Re: Question re Polish parents' anglicised names on 1896 UK Naturalization Certificate #unitedkingdom #poland

Peter Lebensold
 

I have a somewhat similar situation where people who my mother had always told me were relatives had been using a newly-adopted surname (WERNER) since their arrival in the U.K. in 1907.  On their application (in 1913) for U.K. Naturalization, they not only used their new - WERNER - family name but also (I guess to keep things simple) retroactively renamed the parents of the groom (back in Poland) as WERNERs too!  Needless to say, this made finding any relevant earlier Polish records quite difficult ... until it dawned on me that, while they might have changed the parents' surname, they were unlikely to have gone to the trouble of changing their given names or their home town.  A search of JRI-Poland with both the WERNERs' given names quickly found their wedding registration - as SZAFIRs, my mother's maiden surname.  I suspect that no one, at the time, ever bothered to check (even if they could be found) any of the Polish records.  There is no indication that the SZAFIR parents ever used the name WERNER.


pre-war telephone directories #poland #warsaw #belarus

Michael Rosenberg
 


Does anyone know where I can access pre-war telephone directories for Warsaw and Brest Litovsk? 
Thanks 
Michael  Rosenberg
Canberra AUSTRALIA
searching for Rosenberg, Golomb, Chani


Re: When were Jews in Galicia (Poland and now Ukraine) allowed to have passports? #galicia

Mark Jacobson
 

Jews in Galicia were emancipated and given rights of citizenship by the Austrians in the 1860s, the right to a passport would be included. Some people obtained passprts, but passports were not needed for travel to the United States until after World War I. By that time Galicia was part of the new nation of Poland and Jews who emigrated obtained Polish passports as Polish citizens.

Mark Jacobson
Past President, JGSPBCI
Gesher Galicia Board member
JRI-Poland Town Leader Boryslaw and Drohobycz
Boca Raton, FL

DOGULOV/DOVGALEVSKY - Tripolye/Vasilkov/Kiev Ukraine;
COHEN/KANA/KAHAN - Tripolye, Ukraine;
JACOBSON - Polotsk/Lepel, Belarus; KOBLENTZ - Polotsk, Belarus;
KAMERMAN/KAMMERMANN, WEGNER - Drohobycz, Galicia;
KOPPEL - Stebnik/Drohobycz, Galicia;
JACOBI - Stratyn/Rohatyn, Galicia; ROTHLEIN - Stratyn/Rohatyn, Galicia;
TUCHFELD - Rzeszow/Stryj/Lvov, Galicia; GOLDSTEIN - Ranizow, Galicia


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When were Jews in Galicia (Poland and now Ukraine) allowed to have passports? Where would applications be found?

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My maternal grandmother, Fanny RECHTSCHAFFNER #ukraine

judy.gertler@...
 

I have been unable to determine when my maternal grandmother, Fanny RECHTSCHAFFNER, came to the US and the town of her birth.  I know her sister came with her parents in 1899 from Strzeliska, which at that time was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire and is in present-day Ukraine.  I have been unable to find any record of her birth or her immigration to the US.  I have searched the Ellis Island records and JRI-Poland.  Any suggestions as to how I might search records from Ukraine?  Is anyone familiar with this town?

Judith Gertler
Wellesley, MA

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