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Re: Wolk family #lithuania

David Wolk
 

Mike Coleman,

Thanks for your suggestion.  Unfortunately the name of the sibling who is believed to have gone to England is unidentified.  When the mother, Lena, emigrated to the U.S. in 1908, the papers she completed upon arriving in New York indicated that one of her daughters remained in Lithuania.  Unfortunately this information was written illegibly so the name remains unknown.  There are, to my knowledge, no other existent documents covering that daughter.  
Details have now been located for the daughter who went to the U.S.

David Wolk


Re: Deciphering Gravestone #translation

Susan&David
 

You should be able to us Gimp , a free open source image editor.  
https://www.gimp.org/
The most useful tools for tombstone photos are brightness adjustment and contrast enhancement.

David Rosen
Boston, MA

On 12/28/2020 4:54 PM, Mark A. Roseman via groups.jewishgen.org wrote:
Can anyone recommend photo editing software to make it easier to read a tombstone? I understand that such software exists.--
Mark Roseman


Re: How do I use the "Declaration of Intention" to find the actual naturalization papers? #records

David Oseas
 

Diane,

If you do a keyword search of the FamilySearch catalog (ex: "new york southern declaration"), you will see that they only have two collections of Declarations from the US SDNY court: 1845-1911 and 1924-1925, so your grandfather's declaration in 1922 is not available at FamilySearch.

You can pay to receive a copy from NARA NY once they resume services, post-Covid:  https://eservices.archives.gov/orderonline/start.swe

PS: I used the information that you provided and did a search to see if I could locate his final naturalization papers (petition) and could not find anything, so it is likely that he did not complete the naturalization process.

Regards,
David Oseas

Researching:
HYMAN/HEYMAN/HEIMOWITS/CHAJMOVITS: Zemplen-Dobra, Hungary > New York;  KLEIN: Satoraljaujhely (Ujhely), Hungary > New York > Los Angeles
KRONOWITH:
Hungary > New York;  OSEAS/OSIAS/OSIASI/OZIAS: Iasi, Romania > Chicago > Milwaukee > Los Angeles
SCHECHTER/SHEKTER: Kishinev, Bessarabia > New York;  SHERMAN: Iasi, Romania > New York > Los Angeles
STRUL:  Iasi, Romania > Haifa, Israel;  WICHMAN: Syczkowo (Bobruisk), Belarus > Milwaukee > Los Angeles


Re: Old Montefiore cemetery gravestone pictures #usa #photographs

dasw5@...
 

These people are buried in Wellwood Cemetery - Long Island, NY

First Name Last Name Date of Death Section Block Row Grave Div Society
ABRAHAM J. GRAZERSTEIN 8/6/1973 3 52 2 10R SOU Twersky Rabbi Foundation
GITEL GRAZERSTEIN 2/20/1990 3 52 3 5-R SOU Twersky Rabbi Foundation
 



Dassy Wilen
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Re: Good New Tool: Thru Lines on Ancestry #general #announcements #dna #education

Max Heffler
 

This current thread made we decide to go check it again this morning after months and months and I was able to identify one more cousin I did not know about and then added her to my tree.

 

Max Heffler

Houston, TX

 

From: main@... [mailto:main@...] On Behalf Of Sarah L Meyer via groups.jewishgen.org
Sent: Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:12 AM
To: main@...
Subject: Re: [JewishGen.org] Good New Tool: Thru Lines on Ancestry #announcements #dna #education #general

 

Sometimes it is accurate and other times not.  I was looking at it where it had a woman and her daughter with identical names and no data for the other side of my "match".  I did have success once at removing a completely erroneous match.  

--
Sarah L Meyer


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Max Heffler
Houston, TX
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HEFFLER(Ukraine)/TIRAS(Poland)/WASSEMAN(Lithuania)/MOORE(Poland)/ZLOT(Lithuania)
GORENSTEIN(Ukraine)/FLEISCHMAN(Latvia)/GOLDEN(Lithuania)


Need Translation #translation

Coblentz Northwestern Administrative Services
 

I need this decipher a translate as best as you can.
 
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Thank you,
Howard Coblentz 
 
 
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Searching: KONIGSBERG AND GLICKLICH from Poland #poland #records

Baker Rosalie
 

Seeking death records for my paternal grandparents.  My grandfather, Fajwel Konigsberg was born in 1873 in Kresge, Poland.  He died very young in Tarnogrod, Poland.  My grandmother, Majta Konigsberg (nee Bergerman was born in 1870, probably Bilgoraj, Poland.  She, too, died very young.  They probably died between 1904 and 1918 and I'm guessing closer to 1910.

Also seeking my mother's birth record.  Her name was Feige Malke Konigsberg Glicklich.  She was born in Tarnogrod between 1899 and 1903 and emigrated to New York in 1920.  
I've found records for some of my mother's siblings on JRI-Poland but haven't found her birth record.

What office in Poland would I contact via email that might have the above records?  

Also, which Jewish Gen group do the towns Tarnogrod and Bilgoraj belong to?  Thanks so much.


Niveravitzk, Russia - Can anyone help with identifying this place correctly? #russia

Steven Granek
 

On my Grandfather's Declaration of Intention to become a US Citizen, he lists the birthplace of his wife as "Niveravitzk, Russia" (in 1891).   I cannot make heads or tales of this place. Nothing from Google, nothing in JewishGen databases.  Nothing even suggestive.  I suspect (but do not know for sure) that was in Vohlyinia as my Grandfather was born in Poritzk Poland/Russia (modern name Pavlivka). But I don't even know whether they knew one another in 'the old country' so that's uncertain.

Thanks in advance

Steve Granek


Re: Sephardic instruments popular in Bodrum and Rhodes #sephardic #general

jrsackerman@...
 

Typical Sephardic instruments would have included oud, saz, violin, mandolin, santouri or kanun.



Joel Ackerman
Jerusalem


Re: Death registration in 1916 Warsaw. Where would I locate a "street map" to locate the addresses? #warsaw

Kris Murawski
 

Plot numbers vs Street name/House number can be found in Homeowners' Lists on JewishGen. 
Plot number 670 is 28 Leszno Street. Plot number 8 is 8 Śto-Jańska (Świętojańska) Street in Warsaw.
--
Kris Murawski
Raleigh, North Carolina
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CENTOS Jewish Summer Camps Domachevo (Poland) 1936 #poland

bmz1936@...
 

Previous research on various sites led me to accounts of the Centos Summer Camps for Jewish children that were held in Domachevo in the 1930s.

In particular, I am interested in a reference to a special experimental camp that took place in the Summer of 1936 (or 1937) which was run in association with the pedagogue and writer Kalman Lys, the purpose of which was to bring certain types of children together and to study the educational and psychological results of the integration.

On the assumption that the findings may have been shared with the international academic community at the time and may therefore have survived the War, does anyone have knowledge of any records or resources relating to these special camps or, for that matter, to the other Domachevo Jewish Summer camps of that period?

I have a family connection with these camps through my late father, Jakub Mlynarz, so any information or guidance would be very much appreciated.

Thank you, Barry Mlynarz


How do I use the "Declaration of Intention" to find the actual naturalization papers? #records

djdpreston16@...
 

I am researching my Grandfather, Sam KATZ, born in Bucharest, Romania in December, 1900. The Declaration of Intention is dated 6 March, 1922, Southern District of New York, Number 105926. There is a number "346" on the upper left corner of the page. On the upper right, there is a stamp " Duplicate. Dec.22, 1925 ". All information given on this document agrees with other information gleaned from passenger manifests, censuses, and marriage license..except that his birthdate is dubious . I have found a document, Form 142, dated Dec 22, 1925, which I am attaching to this query. With these two papers, how do I then locate his Naturalization papers in the Family Search records ? The 1925 N.Y State Census lists him as an alien, the 1930 US Census shows him as "naturalized".  Sam is my brick wall. I am hoping to find his death records and his burial. Thank-you for any help in this matter.
   Diane Preston
North Stonington, CT.
  researching : KATZ, HANN, ORNER,LEIBOWITZ, BUCHAREST


Re: Naturalization record index cards #records

Gary Pokrassa
 

Hi Bob
these petitions are indeed available on Family Search - just not indexed nor are they under "Records"
Search in "Catalog"
then under "Place" type in "United States"
scroll down to the 4th page where you will find United States - Naturalization and Citizenship"
under that wil be a drop down of many different curt records - NYC will have Eastern and Southern Districts if you search in the scroll down
- also many other localities.   
Find the court based on your indexcard listing
the armed with your petition number from the index you should be able to locate your record - it will involve trial and error but not too hard

Hope this helps
--
 
Gary Pokrassa
Data Acquisition Director
Ukraine Research Division


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Tombstone translation #translation

ivan.monfort@...
 

Hi, I need help to translate these tombstones

Thanks in Advance




Regards ,
Diego Ivan  Romero Monfort


Re: Good New Tool: Thru Lines on Ancestry #general #announcements #dna #education

Sarah L Meyer
 

Sometimes it is accurate and other times not.  I was looking at it where it had a woman and her daughter with identical names and no data for the other side of my "match".  I did have success once at removing a completely erroneous match.  

--
Sarah L Meyer
Georgetown TX
ANK(I)ER, BIGOS, KARMELEK, PERLSTADT, STOKFISZ, SZPIL(T)BAUM, Poland
BIRGARDOVSKY, EDELBERG, HITE (CHAIT), PERCHIK Russia (southern Ukraine) and some Latvia or Lithuania
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Re: Good New Tool: Thru Lines on Ancestry #general #announcements #dna #education

Adam Cherson
 

These anecdotes show that no tool is perfect and any process is only as good as the input data. Still,  I hope none of these experiences prevent everyone from trying.
--
Adam Cherson


ROZZIN / ROSEN from Minsk region #belarus #usa

Tammy
 

Hello,
I am searching for a "needle in a haystack" and am hoping that some networking may help.

I am searching for the man in the attached immigration record, line 17. His name upon arrival was:
Mordukh ROZZIN age 24 from Minsk. He was a tailor and his immigration sponsor was his cousin, Zorach WISHNEFSKY 366 Cherry Street, New York, NY. He arrived at the Port of New York on March 6, 1905 on the ship named "Caronia" that left Liverpool on February 25, 1905.

This is the only information I have. Perhaps someone else has this individual on their tree.

Thank you in advance to anyone who can help me find out more information about this individual.

Tammy Weingarten
searching: RABINOWITZ, WISHNEFSKY, CHERNIN, GRUBIN, PHENES, ROZZIN from Minsk region


Re: magazine article on restoration of Eastern European Jewish cemeteries #general

Dan Oren
 

The author of this article made a number of journalistic errors as it highlighted the important work of a good number of people in a good number of places in Eastern Europe. Please make sure to read Myrna Teck's letter to the editor in response to the article as well. The link is <https://www.bnaibrith.org/uploads/1/1/6/9/116999275/-letteronly2_unfinishedbusiness_2020bbm_winter_24.pdf>. Those who wish to read more about the ongoing work in towns mentioned in the article such as Goniądz or towns anywhere else in Poland not mentioned in the article are encouraged to read more at <jewishheritagepoland.org>.
--
Dan A. Oren
Friends of Jewish Heritage in Poland
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Re: Good New Tool: Thru Lines on Ancestry #general #announcements #dna #education

mandy.molava@...
 

I spoke with Ancestry about someone on my throughlines and who'd done their tree also, they put the wrong relation in their tree and so it made mine appear wrong when in fact I'm the decendant so I would know!... Ancestry told me to reach out to this person to let them know it wasn't correct. I think this needs to be changed by Ancestry, I know it's in small print somewhere that it may not be 100% much like our matches on there, but this can offend. 

Mandy Molava 
Researching mainly Krakow Russia Brest Slovakia 

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