Date   

Kohen / Levite status is dangerous for a genealogist?? #general

Angie Elfassi
 

I am inclined to agree with J. Schamroth regarding the
importance of Kohen/Levite status.

My late father's family were named KASSIMOFFs and were
Levi's. All the KASSIMOFFS that I have corresponded
with, so far, are not Levis.

I find it hard to believe that such a status would
have been 'forgotten' and not passed down >from father
to son, unless, as suggested by a genealogy friend,
that they took the mother's maiden name (KASSIMOFF)
and thus the Levite continuation halted.

I'd appreciate any comments on this.

Regards
Angie Elfassi
Yehud, Israel


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Kohen / Levite status is dangerous for a genealogist?? #general

Angie Elfassi
 

I am inclined to agree with J. Schamroth regarding the
importance of Kohen/Levite status.

My late father's family were named KASSIMOFFs and were
Levi's. All the KASSIMOFFS that I have corresponded
with, so far, are not Levis.

I find it hard to believe that such a status would
have been 'forgotten' and not passed down >from father
to son, unless, as suggested by a genealogy friend,
that they took the mother's maiden name (KASSIMOFF)
and thus the Levite continuation halted.

I'd appreciate any comments on this.

Regards
Angie Elfassi
Yehud, Israel


When a Kohane is not a Cohen #general

Adelle Gloger
 

Dear Genners,

I, too, must throw in my "2 cents" on this subject. It's like a "rose by any
other name............"

My grandfather who was born in Tetiev, Kiev Gub. was a Kohane. His last name
was *not* Cohn, Cohen, Katz, Kogan, etc. His last name was STRAKOVSKY /
Strakoffsky.

I recently learned that my husband's family were Kohanim. They were from
Galicia, and the name is GLOGER.

So, not all Kohanim have names that are rooted in Cohen or Katz.

Adelle Weintraub Gloger
Shaker Hts., Ohio
agloger@aol.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen When a Kohane is not a Cohen #general

Adelle Gloger
 

Dear Genners,

I, too, must throw in my "2 cents" on this subject. It's like a "rose by any
other name............"

My grandfather who was born in Tetiev, Kiev Gub. was a Kohane. His last name
was *not* Cohn, Cohen, Katz, Kogan, etc. His last name was STRAKOVSKY /
Strakoffsky.

I recently learned that my husband's family were Kohanim. They were from
Galicia, and the name is GLOGER.

So, not all Kohanim have names that are rooted in Cohen or Katz.

Adelle Weintraub Gloger
Shaker Hts., Ohio
agloger@aol.com


Part II May 2004 Visit to Bihor County #romania

FbandJd@...
 

Dear Fellow Researchers,

With the help of a map I bought at a rest stop/gas station in Hungary of
Transylvania our guides were able to find the Jewish cemetery in
Ermihalyvfalva/Valea lui Mihai.

After locating the caretaker and telling him the surnames we were searching for
we were able to locate several gravestones and memorials of the GLUCK family.
Although my great-grandmother Roza GLUCK was born in Szalard, her husband
[my great-grandfather] Ferencz GOTTLIEB was born 1834 in Ermihalyfalva.
He was the son of Josef Maier GOTTLIEB also born in Ermihalyfalva and Rebekah
[surname unknown].

When I explained to the caretaker that I was looking for the GOTTLIEB family
he showed me one gravesite and said that the family was still living in town.
It then started to rain and we decided to leave but the caretaker told us to stay
because the GOTTLIEB widow lived down the street and she was coming to meet us.
He then explained that she was the second wife of Carol GOTTLIEB and a Catholic.
The first wife got "taken away" and never returned. Carolne GOTTLIEB was very
happy to see us. She said that her husband died last year and was buried in the
Christian cemetery next to the Jewish cemetery because when she died she wanted to
be next to him. Our guide had to translate this for us because neither the
caretaker or the widow could speak English.

It was raining quite hard by now and Mrs. GOTTLIEB insisted that we come to her
house and meet her family. Both children, a son Gabor who lives in Oradea and a
daughter Beatrice who lives in Bucharest are thirtysomething, well educated and
English speaking. Their mother disappeared into the kitchen and proceeded to cook.
She brought out platters of homemade donuts,fried bread with dill and expresso. It
was an amazing visit but unfortunately they didn't know anything about their family
tree and couldn't find any family pictures. I will be sending them the research I
have on the GOTTLIEB family and perhaps this might jog their memories.

On the way out of town we passed a farmer with a horse drawn carriage. The roads
are loaded with potholes and our car ride was just as bumpy as the farmer's who was
driving his horse and buggy.

The next cemetery we visited was the Jewish cemetery in the town known as Cubulcut
[Romanian],Kobolkut[Hungarian] and Szegelhut [German] where my grandfather Mor
GOTTLIEB was born in 1871. Everyone in this town spoke Hungarian which made it
difficult for our guides to ask for directions since they only spoke Romanian.
Finally a man, who was identified as the mayor was able to explain to the guides
where the cemetery was. It was a very small and overgrown cemetery right next to a
gypsy encampment. There were very few gravestones. One was a memorial to Dr. Beno
ROSENFELD, a well known doctor in town who was deported to Auschwitz in 1944.
Another name, Sali FERENCZI was a possible first cousin of my grandfather Mor
whose cousin Zali GLUCK had married into the FERENCZI family.

We then proceeded to Oradea/Nagyvarad where we spent the night. Part III will be
about the Jewish cemeteries in Szalard/Salard,Bihar/ Biharia and Oradea/Nagyvarad.

Best Regards,
Fran Meng
Walnut Creek, CA


Romania SIG #Romania Part II May 2004 Visit to Bihor County #romania

FbandJd@...
 

Dear Fellow Researchers,

With the help of a map I bought at a rest stop/gas station in Hungary of
Transylvania our guides were able to find the Jewish cemetery in
Ermihalyvfalva/Valea lui Mihai.

After locating the caretaker and telling him the surnames we were searching for
we were able to locate several gravestones and memorials of the GLUCK family.
Although my great-grandmother Roza GLUCK was born in Szalard, her husband
[my great-grandfather] Ferencz GOTTLIEB was born 1834 in Ermihalyfalva.
He was the son of Josef Maier GOTTLIEB also born in Ermihalyfalva and Rebekah
[surname unknown].

When I explained to the caretaker that I was looking for the GOTTLIEB family
he showed me one gravesite and said that the family was still living in town.
It then started to rain and we decided to leave but the caretaker told us to stay
because the GOTTLIEB widow lived down the street and she was coming to meet us.
He then explained that she was the second wife of Carol GOTTLIEB and a Catholic.
The first wife got "taken away" and never returned. Carolne GOTTLIEB was very
happy to see us. She said that her husband died last year and was buried in the
Christian cemetery next to the Jewish cemetery because when she died she wanted to
be next to him. Our guide had to translate this for us because neither the
caretaker or the widow could speak English.

It was raining quite hard by now and Mrs. GOTTLIEB insisted that we come to her
house and meet her family. Both children, a son Gabor who lives in Oradea and a
daughter Beatrice who lives in Bucharest are thirtysomething, well educated and
English speaking. Their mother disappeared into the kitchen and proceeded to cook.
She brought out platters of homemade donuts,fried bread with dill and expresso. It
was an amazing visit but unfortunately they didn't know anything about their family
tree and couldn't find any family pictures. I will be sending them the research I
have on the GOTTLIEB family and perhaps this might jog their memories.

On the way out of town we passed a farmer with a horse drawn carriage. The roads
are loaded with potholes and our car ride was just as bumpy as the farmer's who was
driving his horse and buggy.

The next cemetery we visited was the Jewish cemetery in the town known as Cubulcut
[Romanian],Kobolkut[Hungarian] and Szegelhut [German] where my grandfather Mor
GOTTLIEB was born in 1871. Everyone in this town spoke Hungarian which made it
difficult for our guides to ask for directions since they only spoke Romanian.
Finally a man, who was identified as the mayor was able to explain to the guides
where the cemetery was. It was a very small and overgrown cemetery right next to a
gypsy encampment. There were very few gravestones. One was a memorial to Dr. Beno
ROSENFELD, a well known doctor in town who was deported to Auschwitz in 1944.
Another name, Sali FERENCZI was a possible first cousin of my grandfather Mor
whose cousin Zali GLUCK had married into the FERENCZI family.

We then proceeded to Oradea/Nagyvarad where we spent the night. Part III will be
about the Jewish cemeteries in Szalard/Salard,Bihar/ Biharia and Oradea/Nagyvarad.

Best Regards,
Fran Meng
Walnut Creek, CA


Looking for family: HORWITZ and DRAZIN #belarus

David <tiganeasca@...>
 

It has been quite some time since I posted a general request so it seems
wise to repeat it now. On my mother’s side, my ggf was Moses Aaron
HORWITZ (b. 1859 in Smolevichi, Belarus; d. 1935, Washington, DC). He
had at least one brother, Gershon (1867-1941 d. Utica, NY; married
Maryasha RUBIN, 1867-1934) and one sister, Sura (1871-1949, d.
Rochester, NY; married Shlomo FRIEDLAND).

Moses Aaron and his siblings were the children of Shimon Gedalia HORWITZ
and Anya (?) GEZOFF.

Moses Aaron married Chaya Ruchl DRAZIN (b. 1862, Bobruisk, d. 1948,
Washington, DC). She was the daughter of Rabbi Eliezer Sender DRAZIN (d.
1904) and Hinde MOGILNER (d. 1915, buried, Mount of Olives). Eliezer
Sender may have been the son of Gershon. Chaya Ruchl had at least three
siblings: Genya (d. 1908; married Eliahu TEMCHIN), Zusman/Sam (d. 1948;
married Sarah SHNEIBERG) and Zvi.

Moses Aaron and Chaya Ruchl were married in 1880 on an estate named
Zitsin, property inherited by Rabbi Drazin >from Prince
Sayn-Wittgenstein, a general famous for his service to the czar.

According to a short biography of him published in 1930, MAH studied
under "the Learned and Righteous Rabbi Yeshaye ZUKHAWITZER and the
Learned Rabbi Jacob, who called himself Reb Yankele of Smolevitz, and
the Learned Rabbi Moshe PINNES, known as the Rabbad of Minsk, in-laws of
Rabbi Saul Chaim the Learned of Dubrovno, who died in Israel, and of his
nephew the Learned Rabbi Joseph Gershon HORWITZ, of Mea Shearim, known
as the Ram in Israel." He also studied at the Blumkes Synagogue in Minsk
and later with "the renowned scholar Rabbi Yekhiel RABINOWITZ."
He received his first smicha at the age of 21 >from Rabbi Moshe LEIB of
Minsk, the son-in-law of the Learned Rabbi David TEBEL.

Moses Aaron emigrated to the United States, leaving Hamburg on the
Deutschland and arriving in New York on June 21, 1906. He obtained a
second smicha before emigrating >from "the Learned Rabbi Samuel Moshe
SHPIRO of Bobruisk and >from the Learned, Righteous Rabbi Jacob MEYER of
Minsk and also >from the Rabbad of Minsk, Rabbi Isaac Pinnes and >from
others of Minsk." He eventually went to Washington, DC, becoming rabbi
of the
Talmud Torah Congregation in 1912 where he served until his death in 1935.

My great-grandparents had six children, most or all of whom were born in
Lapichi, Belarus:
Sol (1884-1950, d. Elmira, NY)
Shema (1886-1976, d. Utica, NY)
Gershon/Harry (1889-1970, d. Elmira, NY)
Peshe/Bessie (1894-1976, d. Washington, DC)
Sam (1895?-??, d. Denver, CO)
Abe (1897-1985, d. Elmira, NY)
Eliahu/Alec (1899-1978, d. Washington, DC)

If anything rings a bell, please write. Who knows? We might find family!

Thanks,
David Gordon
tiganeasca@interaccess.com <mailto:tiganeasca@interaccess.com>
Chicago, IL


Charles Rosenfeld in New York #galicia

Georges Rosenfeld <rosenfeld@...>
 

I am looking for information about my uncle,Carl (Charles) ROSENFELD, and
his possible descendants.

This is what I know about Carl:

He was born about 1884, probably in Tarnow, and died ca 1945-1947 in a "poor
people hospital" whatever that may mean) in the New York area.

Carl's parents were Simon Simhe ROSENFELD >from Tarnow and Mariem ROSNER from
Krakow.
His brothers and sisters were: Celina, David, Eduard, Isidor, Sigmund,
Hania, Felix.

According to Ellis Island Records he immigrated 1902, coming >from Kolomea
(in fact >from Peczenizyn, a village close to Kolomea).

Carl's Naturalisation Petition is dated September 15, 1915 and his address was
declared to be 317 E 78 Str, New York.

Carl had a daughter named Frieda.

During my visit in New York I was not able to find any further information
about Charles Rosenfeld and his possible offsprings.

I would appreciate very much any further information about Charles ROSENFELD
and his possible descendents.

Thank you for helping.

Georges Rosenfeld
Neuchatel / Switzerland


Belarus SIG #Belarus Looking for family: HORWITZ and DRAZIN #belarus

David <tiganeasca@...>
 

It has been quite some time since I posted a general request so it seems
wise to repeat it now. On my mother’s side, my ggf was Moses Aaron
HORWITZ (b. 1859 in Smolevichi, Belarus; d. 1935, Washington, DC). He
had at least one brother, Gershon (1867-1941 d. Utica, NY; married
Maryasha RUBIN, 1867-1934) and one sister, Sura (1871-1949, d.
Rochester, NY; married Shlomo FRIEDLAND).

Moses Aaron and his siblings were the children of Shimon Gedalia HORWITZ
and Anya (?) GEZOFF.

Moses Aaron married Chaya Ruchl DRAZIN (b. 1862, Bobruisk, d. 1948,
Washington, DC). She was the daughter of Rabbi Eliezer Sender DRAZIN (d.
1904) and Hinde MOGILNER (d. 1915, buried, Mount of Olives). Eliezer
Sender may have been the son of Gershon. Chaya Ruchl had at least three
siblings: Genya (d. 1908; married Eliahu TEMCHIN), Zusman/Sam (d. 1948;
married Sarah SHNEIBERG) and Zvi.

Moses Aaron and Chaya Ruchl were married in 1880 on an estate named
Zitsin, property inherited by Rabbi Drazin >from Prince
Sayn-Wittgenstein, a general famous for his service to the czar.

According to a short biography of him published in 1930, MAH studied
under "the Learned and Righteous Rabbi Yeshaye ZUKHAWITZER and the
Learned Rabbi Jacob, who called himself Reb Yankele of Smolevitz, and
the Learned Rabbi Moshe PINNES, known as the Rabbad of Minsk, in-laws of
Rabbi Saul Chaim the Learned of Dubrovno, who died in Israel, and of his
nephew the Learned Rabbi Joseph Gershon HORWITZ, of Mea Shearim, known
as the Ram in Israel." He also studied at the Blumkes Synagogue in Minsk
and later with "the renowned scholar Rabbi Yekhiel RABINOWITZ."
He received his first smicha at the age of 21 >from Rabbi Moshe LEIB of
Minsk, the son-in-law of the Learned Rabbi David TEBEL.

Moses Aaron emigrated to the United States, leaving Hamburg on the
Deutschland and arriving in New York on June 21, 1906. He obtained a
second smicha before emigrating >from "the Learned Rabbi Samuel Moshe
SHPIRO of Bobruisk and >from the Learned, Righteous Rabbi Jacob MEYER of
Minsk and also >from the Rabbad of Minsk, Rabbi Isaac Pinnes and >from
others of Minsk." He eventually went to Washington, DC, becoming rabbi
of the
Talmud Torah Congregation in 1912 where he served until his death in 1935.

My great-grandparents had six children, most or all of whom were born in
Lapichi, Belarus:
Sol (1884-1950, d. Elmira, NY)
Shema (1886-1976, d. Utica, NY)
Gershon/Harry (1889-1970, d. Elmira, NY)
Peshe/Bessie (1894-1976, d. Washington, DC)
Sam (1895?-??, d. Denver, CO)
Abe (1897-1985, d. Elmira, NY)
Eliahu/Alec (1899-1978, d. Washington, DC)

If anything rings a bell, please write. Who knows? We might find family!

Thanks,
David Gordon
tiganeasca@interaccess.com <mailto:tiganeasca@interaccess.com>
Chicago, IL


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Charles Rosenfeld in New York #galicia

Georges Rosenfeld <rosenfeld@...>
 

I am looking for information about my uncle,Carl (Charles) ROSENFELD, and
his possible descendants.

This is what I know about Carl:

He was born about 1884, probably in Tarnow, and died ca 1945-1947 in a "poor
people hospital" whatever that may mean) in the New York area.

Carl's parents were Simon Simhe ROSENFELD >from Tarnow and Mariem ROSNER from
Krakow.
His brothers and sisters were: Celina, David, Eduard, Isidor, Sigmund,
Hania, Felix.

According to Ellis Island Records he immigrated 1902, coming >from Kolomea
(in fact >from Peczenizyn, a village close to Kolomea).

Carl's Naturalisation Petition is dated September 15, 1915 and his address was
declared to be 317 E 78 Str, New York.

Carl had a daughter named Frieda.

During my visit in New York I was not able to find any further information
about Charles Rosenfeld and his possible offsprings.

I would appreciate very much any further information about Charles ROSENFELD
and his possible descendents.

Thank you for helping.

Georges Rosenfeld
Neuchatel / Switzerland


KANN and BOKANOWSKI #france

Adam Yamey <adamandlopa@...>
 

I have the following marriage recorded in my family
tree :
Michel Maurice-BOKANOWSKI married Hélène Emilie
KANN(1910-2000).

Hélène KANN was daughter of Emile KANN and Jeanne Lise
REITLINGER. I am related to the REITLINGER family.

I believe that Michel Maurice-BOKANOWSKI was important
in the French Government after WW2, and that his wife
Hélène was a writer.

Qu. 1. Who was the father of Michel
Maurice-BOKANOWSKI?

Qu. 2. Does anyone have any information about the
writings of Hélène Bokanowski (née Kann)?

Qu. 3. How if at all was Emile KANN and his daughter
related to the distinguished art collector Alphonse
KANN ?

Qu. 4. Was Maurice BOKANOWSKI, a politician active in
the first half of the 20th Century, related to Michel
Maurice- BOKANOWSKI ?

I will be very pleased if anyone can help me answer
any of these questions.

Adam Yamey, London, UK <adamandlopa@yahoo.co.uk>







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French SIG #France KANN and BOKANOWSKI #france

Adam Yamey <adamandlopa@...>
 

I have the following marriage recorded in my family
tree :
Michel Maurice-BOKANOWSKI married Hélène Emilie
KANN(1910-2000).

Hélène KANN was daughter of Emile KANN and Jeanne Lise
REITLINGER. I am related to the REITLINGER family.

I believe that Michel Maurice-BOKANOWSKI was important
in the French Government after WW2, and that his wife
Hélène was a writer.

Qu. 1. Who was the father of Michel
Maurice-BOKANOWSKI?

Qu. 2. Does anyone have any information about the
writings of Hélène Bokanowski (née Kann)?

Qu. 3. How if at all was Emile KANN and his daughter
related to the distinguished art collector Alphonse
KANN ?

Qu. 4. Was Maurice BOKANOWSKI, a politician active in
the first half of the 20th Century, related to Michel
Maurice- BOKANOWSKI ?

I will be very pleased if anyone can help me answer
any of these questions.

Adam Yamey, London, UK <adamandlopa@yahoo.co.uk>







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Re: Mazyr (Mozyr?) cemetery( belarus digest: July 23, 2004) #belarus

NFatouros@...
 

In a message dated 7/24/04 David Guy (davidi_guy#yahoo.com) writes:

My father in law Haim GAMZU will be 80 next month and
he asked for a unique present: a picture of his
parents' graves.
If by "Mazyr" Mr. Guy means the town of Mozyr, then I regret to report that
during the 1960's one of Mozyr's Jewish cemeteries, the one in which the bones
of about Jews who had chosen suicide by fire rather than surrender to the Nazis
were interred, was covered over by a sports field. In 2003 that field was
excavated to accommodate a gas line. That that forty or so Jews committed
suicide rather than surrender was deemed to be a myth. But there are reports of
that burning in some KGB files.
In the same year, 2003, at a second Jewish cemetery of Mozyr was being
excavated in order to lay the foundations for someone's mansion.
Protests about these disturbances were characterized by Mozyr's deputy to
the national parliament as being those of Jews who just wanted to sow "ethnic
discord."

A contruction worker at the site of the mansion said that "the remains are
collected, put into bags and taken somewhere.'
The above information was gathered during an internet search I did on Mr.
Guy's behalf. See:

http://www.anus.com/news/archives/00000187.html

Naomi Fatouros (nee FELDMAN)
Bloomington, Indiana
NFatouros@aol.com
BELKOWSKY,BIELKOWSKY, BILKOWSKI, Odessa,St. Petersburg,Berdichev,
Kiev;ROTHSTEIN, Kremenchug;FRASCH,Kiev;LIBERMAN,Moscow;FELDMAN, Pinsk;
SCHUTZ, RETTIG, WAHL, Shcherets;LEVY, WEIL, Mulhouse; SAS/SASS,Podwolochisk;
RAPOPORT, Tarnopol, Podwolochisk, RADOMYSL?; BEHAM, Salok, Kharkov;
WOLPIANSKY, Ostryna.


SUCCESS AGAIN! #southafrica

Miriam Margolyes <75342.3217@...>
 

Thanks entirely to this wonderful Listserve I have found my
GOLDBERGS. The emails flew between London, Israel, Canada &
S Africa & tonight I received an email >from Diane GOLDBERG
FISHER, my second cousin once removed in Joburg.

This only shortly after I found the DISKIN family - yet
more second cousins once removed. So my warmest
thanks to all those who helped make this connection
& always to Saul ISSROFF who constantly shares his
knowledge with us.


Miriam Margolyes
London

searching: MACLOW, MICHALOWKSY, MICHAELS,
AMIEL, SANDMAN.


A guide to Research in SA #southafrica

Saul Issroff <shaul@...>
 

Useful list and guide to SA general Genealogy. Does not relate to anything
specific regarding Jewish Genealogy, but ahs a lot of additional information
that we do not give on the SAfrica website.
http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/golden/researching_in_south_africa.htm
A guide to Research in SA

Saul Issroff


Belarus SIG #Belarus Re: Mazyr (Mozyr?) cemetery( belarus digest: July 23, 2004) #belarus

NFatouros@...
 

In a message dated 7/24/04 David Guy (davidi_guy#yahoo.com) writes:

My father in law Haim GAMZU will be 80 next month and
he asked for a unique present: a picture of his
parents' graves.
If by "Mazyr" Mr. Guy means the town of Mozyr, then I regret to report that
during the 1960's one of Mozyr's Jewish cemeteries, the one in which the bones
of about Jews who had chosen suicide by fire rather than surrender to the Nazis
were interred, was covered over by a sports field. In 2003 that field was
excavated to accommodate a gas line. That that forty or so Jews committed
suicide rather than surrender was deemed to be a myth. But there are reports of
that burning in some KGB files.
In the same year, 2003, at a second Jewish cemetery of Mozyr was being
excavated in order to lay the foundations for someone's mansion.
Protests about these disturbances were characterized by Mozyr's deputy to
the national parliament as being those of Jews who just wanted to sow "ethnic
discord."

A contruction worker at the site of the mansion said that "the remains are
collected, put into bags and taken somewhere.'
The above information was gathered during an internet search I did on Mr.
Guy's behalf. See:

http://www.anus.com/news/archives/00000187.html

Naomi Fatouros (nee FELDMAN)
Bloomington, Indiana
NFatouros@aol.com
BELKOWSKY,BIELKOWSKY, BILKOWSKI, Odessa,St. Petersburg,Berdichev,
Kiev;ROTHSTEIN, Kremenchug;FRASCH,Kiev;LIBERMAN,Moscow;FELDMAN, Pinsk;
SCHUTZ, RETTIG, WAHL, Shcherets;LEVY, WEIL, Mulhouse; SAS/SASS,Podwolochisk;
RAPOPORT, Tarnopol, Podwolochisk, RADOMYSL?; BEHAM, Salok, Kharkov;
WOLPIANSKY, Ostryna.


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica SUCCESS AGAIN! #southafrica

Miriam Margolyes <75342.3217@...>
 

Thanks entirely to this wonderful Listserve I have found my
GOLDBERGS. The emails flew between London, Israel, Canada &
S Africa & tonight I received an email >from Diane GOLDBERG
FISHER, my second cousin once removed in Joburg.

This only shortly after I found the DISKIN family - yet
more second cousins once removed. So my warmest
thanks to all those who helped make this connection
& always to Saul ISSROFF who constantly shares his
knowledge with us.


Miriam Margolyes
London

searching: MACLOW, MICHALOWKSY, MICHAELS,
AMIEL, SANDMAN.


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica A guide to Research in SA #southafrica

Saul Issroff <shaul@...>
 

Useful list and guide to SA general Genealogy. Does not relate to anything
specific regarding Jewish Genealogy, but ahs a lot of additional information
that we do not give on the SAfrica website.
http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/golden/researching_in_south_africa.htm
A guide to Research in SA

Saul Issroff


GRODZENSKY family from Grodno #belarus

Miriam Talisman
 

I am seeking information about the GRODZENSKY family >from Grodno, some of
whose members emigrated to the US in early 1900. They were not related to
Rabbi Ozer GRODZENSKY.
Any information would be much appreciated.

Miriam Talisman
Israel
MODERATOR NOTE: It would help if everyone mentioned that they had already
searched the JGFF(JewishGen Family Finder) and entered their names/towns there
when requesting family information. It's at www.jewishgen.org/jgff


Belarus SIG #Belarus GRODZENSKY family from Grodno #belarus

Miriam Talisman
 

I am seeking information about the GRODZENSKY family >from Grodno, some of
whose members emigrated to the US in early 1900. They were not related to
Rabbi Ozer GRODZENSKY.
Any information would be much appreciated.

Miriam Talisman
Israel
MODERATOR NOTE: It would help if everyone mentioned that they had already
searched the JGFF(JewishGen Family Finder) and entered their names/towns there
when requesting family information. It's at www.jewishgen.org/jgff