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JewishGen College Re-Opens! #poland

Carol Skydell <skydell@...>
 

Jri-PL group

We are very pleased to announce the reactivation
of the JewishGen College beginning the week of
Oct.5th with "Creating a Webpage"

Our instructor Mark Heckman is a lecturer and
researcher in the computer science department
at the University of California, Davis, where he has
taught classes in web page design for computer
novices. Mark is the webmaster for several
JewishGen-hosted webpages (Sacramento JGS;
Gesher Galicia and ROM-SIG; Volhynia, Gorodenka,
and Kovel ShtetLinks pages),

Because the envisioned outcome is a coterie of trained folks who
will volunteer to create both Yizkor Book as
well as ShtetLinks pages for JewishGen, this course has certain
prerequisites:

1.) Participants must have a working familiarity with Windows or
MacIntosh, knowing how to open and close windows, how to use a
mouse, and other basic computer skills.

2.) They must also be familiar with using a word processing
program, such as Microsoft Word or WordPerfect, and be
comfortable with cutting and pasting text, with using multiple
fonts in a document, and with other word processing features.

3.) The class will use a free program, called "Netscape
Composer," to create and edit web pages. Netscape Composer is
part of the Netscape Communicator
package. You can obtain Netscape Communicator
from the following page:
< http://www.netscape.com/download/selectplatform
_1_1.html>

Be aware that Netscape Communicator is quite large
and will take a while to download.

Click on your operating system and follow the links to download
and install Communicator on your system.
The latest version is 4.06. If you already have Netscape
Communicator version 4.0 or later you do not need to download it
again.

Netscape Communicator is also widely available >from different
internet service providers, and on CD-ROM.

Netscape Composer is a type of program called an
"HTML editor." We will use Netscape Composer for
three reasons:

a.) Netscape runs on a wide variety of computers and operating
systems so probably no student will be
unable to use it;
b.) Netscape is widely used and therefore many of you
may already have it installed on your systems; and
c.) it's free.

There are many other HTML editors available, and most have very
similar user interfaces. If you have another HTML editor, you
can use that in the class but the commands will be different
from those in Composer
and you might get confused. We expect many students
in this class, so there probably won't be time to answer
questions about HTML editors other than Netscape Composer.

4.) The final prerequisite is the reason we're offering this
course. JewishGen is desperately in need of volunteers
who know how to create webpages for the Yizkor
Book and the ShtetLinks Projects. We have more
material waiting to be put online than our current
volunteers and managers can handle. Since both these projects
are extremely important to researchers, we can only turn to you,
the users of JewishGen to help us out here. We're offering this
course to provide you with
a skill that you in turn will use to help us all. With that
said, the final prerequisite is your promise that once trained,
you will volunteer to help JewishGen get more
and more material online.

So, if you feel you meet all the prerequisites for this
course, here's how to enroll:

Send an email to listserve@lyris.jewishgen.org
and say

subscribe webpage <firstname> <lastname>

enrollment will close on Sunday October 4th
and class will start on Monday Oct. 5th

The "lectures" will come to you just the way
messages do >from any of our mailing lists.

We expect a hefty crowd of enrollees and some
very well trained volunteers to help JewishGen
bring more and more information to us all!

Carol Skydell
JewishGen Operations


JRI Poland #Poland JewishGen College Re-Opens! #poland

Carol Skydell <skydell@...>
 

Jri-PL group

We are very pleased to announce the reactivation
of the JewishGen College beginning the week of
Oct.5th with "Creating a Webpage"

Our instructor Mark Heckman is a lecturer and
researcher in the computer science department
at the University of California, Davis, where he has
taught classes in web page design for computer
novices. Mark is the webmaster for several
JewishGen-hosted webpages (Sacramento JGS;
Gesher Galicia and ROM-SIG; Volhynia, Gorodenka,
and Kovel ShtetLinks pages),

Because the envisioned outcome is a coterie of trained folks who
will volunteer to create both Yizkor Book as
well as ShtetLinks pages for JewishGen, this course has certain
prerequisites:

1.) Participants must have a working familiarity with Windows or
MacIntosh, knowing how to open and close windows, how to use a
mouse, and other basic computer skills.

2.) They must also be familiar with using a word processing
program, such as Microsoft Word or WordPerfect, and be
comfortable with cutting and pasting text, with using multiple
fonts in a document, and with other word processing features.

3.) The class will use a free program, called "Netscape
Composer," to create and edit web pages. Netscape Composer is
part of the Netscape Communicator
package. You can obtain Netscape Communicator
from the following page:
< http://www.netscape.com/download/selectplatform
_1_1.html>

Be aware that Netscape Communicator is quite large
and will take a while to download.

Click on your operating system and follow the links to download
and install Communicator on your system.
The latest version is 4.06. If you already have Netscape
Communicator version 4.0 or later you do not need to download it
again.

Netscape Communicator is also widely available >from different
internet service providers, and on CD-ROM.

Netscape Composer is a type of program called an
"HTML editor." We will use Netscape Composer for
three reasons:

a.) Netscape runs on a wide variety of computers and operating
systems so probably no student will be
unable to use it;
b.) Netscape is widely used and therefore many of you
may already have it installed on your systems; and
c.) it's free.

There are many other HTML editors available, and most have very
similar user interfaces. If you have another HTML editor, you
can use that in the class but the commands will be different
from those in Composer
and you might get confused. We expect many students
in this class, so there probably won't be time to answer
questions about HTML editors other than Netscape Composer.

4.) The final prerequisite is the reason we're offering this
course. JewishGen is desperately in need of volunteers
who know how to create webpages for the Yizkor
Book and the ShtetLinks Projects. We have more
material waiting to be put online than our current
volunteers and managers can handle. Since both these projects
are extremely important to researchers, we can only turn to you,
the users of JewishGen to help us out here. We're offering this
course to provide you with
a skill that you in turn will use to help us all. With that
said, the final prerequisite is your promise that once trained,
you will volunteer to help JewishGen get more
and more material online.

So, if you feel you meet all the prerequisites for this
course, here's how to enroll:

Send an email to listserve@lyris.jewishgen.org
and say

subscribe webpage <firstname> <lastname>

enrollment will close on Sunday October 4th
and class will start on Monday Oct. 5th

The "lectures" will come to you just the way
messages do >from any of our mailing lists.

We expect a hefty crowd of enrollees and some
very well trained volunteers to help JewishGen
bring more and more information to us all!

Carol Skydell
JewishGen Operations


Re: 1848 Census of Kisvarda #hungary

Gyorgy Ujlaki <ujlaki_gyorgy@...>
 

Date: Tue, 16 Jun 1998 19:29:48 -0700
From: "Peter S. Spiro" <peter.spiro@utoronto.ca>
Organization: University of Toronto
As my contribution to the 1848 census project, I have typed up the list
of names and key data for the 725 Jews of Kisvarda. This can now be
found on my website at

http://webhome.idirect.com/~spirop/kcensus.htm
Dear Peter!

I have just visited your homepage and the list is just great! Shkayach!

I have a question: Number 214. says Porjosz? Rozalia 50 Nagykaroly.
Could it be that the name is Porjesz? I am researching the family, and
I would be inetrested to know.

Thank you,

Gyuri

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Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: 1848 Census of Kisvarda #hungary

Gyorgy Ujlaki <ujlaki_gyorgy@...>
 

Date: Tue, 16 Jun 1998 19:29:48 -0700
From: "Peter S. Spiro" <peter.spiro@utoronto.ca>
Organization: University of Toronto
As my contribution to the 1848 census project, I have typed up the list
of names and key data for the 725 Jews of Kisvarda. This can now be
found on my website at

http://webhome.idirect.com/~spirop/kcensus.htm
Dear Peter!

I have just visited your homepage and the list is just great! Shkayach!

I have a question: Number 214. says Porjosz? Rozalia 50 Nagykaroly.
Could it be that the name is Porjesz? I am researching the family, and
I would be inetrested to know.

Thank you,

Gyuri

______________________________________________________
Get Your Private, Free Email at http://www.hotmail.com


1848 Tax Census from Munkacs #hungary

Louis Schonfeld <lmagyar@...>
 

Potentially exciting information awaits confirmation---

Rumors have been circulating to the effect that there exists an 1848 Census
Tax Census of Munkacs. The Mormons had microfilmed it but had not classified
it correctly. Here are some messages >from the information submitted to me
about this "lost census"

"She has confirmed that FHC film number 1529782 contains an 1848 tax census
for Bereg County and that Munkacs
appears on that film. SO called lost censuses now it appears got mislabled
"


"The FHC in Salt Lake has mislabled some Munkacs Censuses whereas the local
FHC it appers has them
correct."
"Film: 1529782
Hungary Taxation
1848 land records
record 5 of 5
page 27 of 176 pages-->Bereg county "


"Here is a sample of information >from that census:

Od Beho Bela varos Munkacsuv
na tri hodini putye Seto(j) (p)ity Kde
Kolik Sto maje(?)i ponesze Fajzy-o
dati mose

otzibi muh ?us ctihneuti vimicri
Kopa? zah n Beyyitaski Szuszitezuvi Szirty
muhbi dosztate hrossa
?fto? 17 nihil


That's the information presented to me so far. In the sample information the
only word I recognize is varos which mean city. The document does appear to
refer Munkacs. The remainder of the information seems to be in Czech, but I
don't have any idea what the other words mean. I am still skeptical that
this data has any genealogical useful data until I actually see names of
Jews who might have lived there during that time. The only 1848 census that
I am aware of is the all Jewish census of 1848 only a fraction of which
currently remain.The Bereg County data was not among the records known to
have survived the dislocations over the years UNTIL NOW - perhaps. I do know
that the Szatmar county 1848 Jewish census was also not listed among those
records that survived the years, but has "mysteriously" shown up recently in
the Nyiregyhaza county archives; and for now that city is the only place
where one can view that data.

I look forward for additional information about this 1848 Census of
Munkacs/Bereg.

Louis Schonfeld


Please visit our website at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/Hungary/


Hungary SIG #Hungary 1848 Tax Census from Munkacs #hungary

Louis Schonfeld <lmagyar@...>
 

Potentially exciting information awaits confirmation---

Rumors have been circulating to the effect that there exists an 1848 Census
Tax Census of Munkacs. The Mormons had microfilmed it but had not classified
it correctly. Here are some messages >from the information submitted to me
about this "lost census"

"She has confirmed that FHC film number 1529782 contains an 1848 tax census
for Bereg County and that Munkacs
appears on that film. SO called lost censuses now it appears got mislabled
"


"The FHC in Salt Lake has mislabled some Munkacs Censuses whereas the local
FHC it appers has them
correct."
"Film: 1529782
Hungary Taxation
1848 land records
record 5 of 5
page 27 of 176 pages-->Bereg county "


"Here is a sample of information >from that census:

Od Beho Bela varos Munkacsuv
na tri hodini putye Seto(j) (p)ity Kde
Kolik Sto maje(?)i ponesze Fajzy-o
dati mose

otzibi muh ?us ctihneuti vimicri
Kopa? zah n Beyyitaski Szuszitezuvi Szirty
muhbi dosztate hrossa
?fto? 17 nihil


That's the information presented to me so far. In the sample information the
only word I recognize is varos which mean city. The document does appear to
refer Munkacs. The remainder of the information seems to be in Czech, but I
don't have any idea what the other words mean. I am still skeptical that
this data has any genealogical useful data until I actually see names of
Jews who might have lived there during that time. The only 1848 census that
I am aware of is the all Jewish census of 1848 only a fraction of which
currently remain.The Bereg County data was not among the records known to
have survived the dislocations over the years UNTIL NOW - perhaps. I do know
that the Szatmar county 1848 Jewish census was also not listed among those
records that survived the years, but has "mysteriously" shown up recently in
the Nyiregyhaza county archives; and for now that city is the only place
where one can view that data.

I look forward for additional information about this 1848 Census of
Munkacs/Bereg.

Louis Schonfeld


Please visit our website at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/Hungary/


Hoboken, NJ 1910 Federal Census #general

A. E. Jordan
 

I have several pages >from the 1910 Hoboken Federal Census. (I would have
posted the names but our moderators seem to be frowning on that now.)

If you are looking for someone >from Hoboken, New Jersey >from 1910 please let
me know and I will tell you if they are on my pages. Conversely if you have
some Hoboken pages could you do me a favor and look for anyone with the last
name of JORDAN, (Jacob) JOSEPH, LUBASCH, (Otto and Tillie) PRICE or (David and
Dora) LOWENTHAL.

Because the 1910 Census is not indexed I tried the city directories and my
family is not listed in the places the city directories say they lived -- go
figure. Hence I am searching Hoboken strret by street right now -- feels like
I am there walking the streets!

Thanks for your help!

Allan Jordan
aejordan@aol.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Hoboken, NJ 1910 Federal Census #general

A. E. Jordan
 

I have several pages >from the 1910 Hoboken Federal Census. (I would have
posted the names but our moderators seem to be frowning on that now.)

If you are looking for someone >from Hoboken, New Jersey >from 1910 please let
me know and I will tell you if they are on my pages. Conversely if you have
some Hoboken pages could you do me a favor and look for anyone with the last
name of JORDAN, (Jacob) JOSEPH, LUBASCH, (Otto and Tillie) PRICE or (David and
Dora) LOWENTHAL.

Because the 1910 Census is not indexed I tried the city directories and my
family is not listed in the places the city directories say they lived -- go
figure. Hence I am searching Hoboken strret by street right now -- feels like
I am there walking the streets!

Thanks for your help!

Allan Jordan
aejordan@aol.com


Ostropole #general

David Gordon <dgordon@...>
 

Meryl Persky asked about her grandfather's place of birth,
"Oustra-Polia." My uneducated guess is that this could be Ostropole, in
northwestern Poland. It is a small town located about 15 km west of
(and on the main road leading west from) Szczecinek.

David Gordon
Chicago, Illinois
Searching: HORWITZ=Smolevichi, Lapichi, Bobruisk?
GORDON=Vilnius
GEBALOVITCH=Borisov
LEVIN=Kovno
DRAZIN=Bobruisk
BENENSON=Borisov HURWITZ-Gomel


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Ostropole #general

David Gordon <dgordon@...>
 

Meryl Persky asked about her grandfather's place of birth,
"Oustra-Polia." My uneducated guess is that this could be Ostropole, in
northwestern Poland. It is a small town located about 15 km west of
(and on the main road leading west from) Szczecinek.

David Gordon
Chicago, Illinois
Searching: HORWITZ=Smolevichi, Lapichi, Bobruisk?
GORDON=Vilnius
GEBALOVITCH=Borisov
LEVIN=Kovno
DRAZIN=Bobruisk
BENENSON=Borisov HURWITZ-Gomel


Hebrew Software #general

SHAUL Z HUTNER <shaul3@...>
 

Hi. Please respond privately. What software is the best to produce
ancestor and descendant charts in Hebrew? TIA.

Shaul Hutner


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Hebrew Software #general

SHAUL Z HUTNER <shaul3@...>
 

Hi. Please respond privately. What software is the best to produce
ancestor and descendant charts in Hebrew? TIA.

Shaul Hutner


Researching WELIKOSELEC & Pruzany #general

Thomas and Holly Van Howe Jr. <vanhowe@...>
 

I am looking for information on how to research the surname WELIKOSELEC
from PRUZANY.
Holly
vanhowe@megsinet.net
Researching: Barzyk, Buikema, Grana, Lo Bue, Maximchook, Montaperto,
Overzet, Schaaf, Schneider, Sluiter, Van Howe (VanHouw), & Zurek


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Researching WELIKOSELEC & Pruzany #general

Thomas and Holly Van Howe Jr. <vanhowe@...>
 

I am looking for information on how to research the surname WELIKOSELEC
from PRUZANY.
Holly
vanhowe@megsinet.net
Researching: Barzyk, Buikema, Grana, Lo Bue, Maximchook, Montaperto,
Overzet, Schaaf, Schneider, Sluiter, Van Howe (VanHouw), & Zurek


Children saved from WWII by going to England #general

Edward Rosenbaum <erosenbaum@...>
 

During WWII, some German Jewish children were saved by being sent to England
and being adopted there. Can anyone tell me if (1) the Jewish children from
Poland may have been involved in such a plan, and (2) if there is an
organization that can be contacted regarding the possible whereabouts of
these children.


Edward Rosenbaum
Bergenfield, NJ
email: erosenbaum@callargi.com
url: www.geocities.com/Heartland/Woods/4900/

Researching
AARONSON
BELLER (Slonim, Belarus),
BUDNA/BUDNE (Brok and Ostrow Mazowiecka Poland)
CHATZKELMY (Russia) GOLDBERG (Poland)
GRUNDFAST/GRUNDFEST (Minsk, Belarus)
HOFFMAN/OFMAN (Brok and Ostrow Mazowiecka Poland)

EXCESS LISTINGS DELETED (limit=6 lines according to revised rules)


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Children saved from WWII by going to England #general

Edward Rosenbaum <erosenbaum@...>
 

During WWII, some German Jewish children were saved by being sent to England
and being adopted there. Can anyone tell me if (1) the Jewish children from
Poland may have been involved in such a plan, and (2) if there is an
organization that can be contacted regarding the possible whereabouts of
these children.


Edward Rosenbaum
Bergenfield, NJ
email: erosenbaum@callargi.com
url: www.geocities.com/Heartland/Woods/4900/

Researching
AARONSON
BELLER (Slonim, Belarus),
BUDNA/BUDNE (Brok and Ostrow Mazowiecka Poland)
CHATZKELMY (Russia) GOLDBERG (Poland)
GRUNDFAST/GRUNDFEST (Minsk, Belarus)
HOFFMAN/OFMAN (Brok and Ostrow Mazowiecka Poland)

EXCESS LISTINGS DELETED (limit=6 lines according to revised rules)


Family roots #general

Israel <pisrael@...>
 

Are you looking for your family roots?

http://www.preker.co.il


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Family roots #general

Israel <pisrael@...>
 

Are you looking for your family roots?

http://www.preker.co.il


Racine, Wisconsin #general

Gillian Zebaida
 

Is there anybody in Racine who can help me? I have the name of a cemetery
-Beth-Medrosh-Hagodal. Is it still open? I would very much like a
photograph of the grave of a great-aunt. Her name was Etta Shovers and she
died in 1946 and was the wife of David Shovers who was aged 75 at her
death. I would also like to know whether he is buried next to her in which
case I would like a photograph of that grave as well. I would be more than
happy to reimburse any costs involved. Any help or leads would be greatly
appreciated.
Gillian Zebaida.
Researching: AMERIKANER (Ickelheim), BLUMENTHAL / ROBBINS (San Francisco),
DOLLAR/Dolliar / DUBE / ZASLAVER (Mogilev Podolskiy), EISMANN/EISEMANN
(?Grosskrotzenberg), HERZBERGER / NORDHAUSER (Wustensachen),OPPENHEIMER
(Worms), HIRSCHMANN / SCHMIDT (Grosskrotzenberg) REUS (Reis/Reiss),
SHOVERS (Racine, Wi) WERTHEIMER (Mannehim), ZEBAIDA (Iraq/USA)


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Racine, Wisconsin #general

Gillian Zebaida
 

Is there anybody in Racine who can help me? I have the name of a cemetery
-Beth-Medrosh-Hagodal. Is it still open? I would very much like a
photograph of the grave of a great-aunt. Her name was Etta Shovers and she
died in 1946 and was the wife of David Shovers who was aged 75 at her
death. I would also like to know whether he is buried next to her in which
case I would like a photograph of that grave as well. I would be more than
happy to reimburse any costs involved. Any help or leads would be greatly
appreciated.
Gillian Zebaida.
Researching: AMERIKANER (Ickelheim), BLUMENTHAL / ROBBINS (San Francisco),
DOLLAR/Dolliar / DUBE / ZASLAVER (Mogilev Podolskiy), EISMANN/EISEMANN
(?Grosskrotzenberg), HERZBERGER / NORDHAUSER (Wustensachen),OPPENHEIMER
(Worms), HIRSCHMANN / SCHMIDT (Grosskrotzenberg) REUS (Reis/Reiss),
SHOVERS (Racine, Wi) WERTHEIMER (Mannehim), ZEBAIDA (Iraq/USA)