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Re: Searching for my Grandmother Selma ZWIENITSKI's grave - FOUND! [GerSIG success story] #germany

Selma Sheridan
 

Dear researchers,

Heartfelt thanks to the many clever and generous people at GerSIG who
quickly found the answer to my question.

It was interesting to learn the variations in the spelling of my
grandmother's family name: 1- SWINIZKI - painted sign on family's
shop in Bremen, also in my mother's handwriting in
Personenbeschreibung, 1939 - ZWIENICK - surely a typo - in
http://www.bremerfrauengeschichte.de

ZWIENICKI - appears in most other documents 4 ZWIENITSKI probably a
transcription error.

Many thanks again to each and every researcher who sent stories,
documents, links, clues, a summary, even a photo of the gravestone
of my grandmother.

Selma Sheridan, Oswego NY <ssherida@twcny.rr.com>


German SIG #Germany Re: Searching for my Grandmother Selma ZWIENITSKI's grave - FOUND! [GerSIG success story] #germany

Selma Sheridan
 

Dear researchers,

Heartfelt thanks to the many clever and generous people at GerSIG who
quickly found the answer to my question.

It was interesting to learn the variations in the spelling of my
grandmother's family name: 1- SWINIZKI - painted sign on family's
shop in Bremen, also in my mother's handwriting in
Personenbeschreibung, 1939 - ZWIENICK - surely a typo - in
http://www.bremerfrauengeschichte.de

ZWIENICKI - appears in most other documents 4 ZWIENITSKI probably a
transcription error.

Many thanks again to each and every researcher who sent stories,
documents, links, clues, a summary, even a photo of the gravestone
of my grandmother.

Selma Sheridan, Oswego NY <ssherida@twcny.rr.com>


Re: South African Naturalisation Certificate #lithuania

Louis Zetler
 

Hi Shana,

Firstly, he may not have made an application for naturalization. If he went overseas from S. A., he must have made an application, because you had to naturalize in order to get a S. A. passport.

Secondly, the National Archives of S. A. is problematic in that, unless you enter the name as it was entered by the person doing it, you won't find it. E. g. I knew that my grandfather had made an application, but it was not listed under ZETLER. Eventually I looked for him under his first first name, and that was how I found it, listed as ZELTER!

Louis ZETLER
Yokneam, ISRAEL


Lithuania 1874 Revision List question #lithuania

Jill Anderson <ja324435@...>
 

In answer to Jerry Zeisler's question:=20

The 1874 revision list includes Part 1 and Part 2. Can someone please
explain the difference? The formatting is slightly different as well.

Also, does anyone know if the films are digitized and available online?

According to Russ Maurer, our records acquisition expert, Part 1 was
completed first and put onto the free "All Lithuania Database". Part 2
came after. The reason for the different templates is that in Part 1,
there wasn't a place to record the gender of the person. Also, the
members of the families were not grouped as they are in Part 2. But,
there is no difference between the two Parts in the actual information
(except as noted above).

Some vital records were scanned by the Mormons and we have links to
some of those scans. However, many were not scanned but we have
translated all the information on the original records, so you will not
find extra information on the originals.

Jill Anderson
President, LitvakSIG

London, UK


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Lithuania 1874 Revision List question #lithuania

Jill Anderson <ja324435@...>
 

In answer to Jerry Zeisler's question:=20

The 1874 revision list includes Part 1 and Part 2. Can someone please
explain the difference? The formatting is slightly different as well.

Also, does anyone know if the films are digitized and available online?

According to Russ Maurer, our records acquisition expert, Part 1 was
completed first and put onto the free "All Lithuania Database". Part 2
came after. The reason for the different templates is that in Part 1,
there wasn't a place to record the gender of the person. Also, the
members of the families were not grouped as they are in Part 2. But,
there is no difference between the two Parts in the actual information
(except as noted above).

Some vital records were scanned by the Mormons and we have links to
some of those scans. However, many were not scanned but we have
translated all the information on the original records, so you will not
find extra information on the originals.

Jill Anderson
President, LitvakSIG

London, UK


ViewMate Translation Request - Polish #poland

Shuki Rothfarb <shuki.rothfarb@...>
 

I've posted a record in Polish, for which I'd like a full translation
if possible.

The record is a Marriage Certificate of Boruch Blusztajn and Menia
FlecBojm dated 1907.

Boruch is the grandfather of my friend Baruch Gabinet for whom I am
doing this research.

It is on ViewMate at the following address
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM75556
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page

Thank you very much,

Joshua (Shuki) Rothfarb


JRI Poland #Poland ViewMate Translation Request - Polish #poland

Shuki Rothfarb <shuki.rothfarb@...>
 

I've posted a record in Polish, for which I'd like a full translation
if possible.

The record is a Marriage Certificate of Boruch Blusztajn and Menia
FlecBojm dated 1907.

Boruch is the grandfather of my friend Baruch Gabinet for whom I am
doing this research.

It is on ViewMate at the following address
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM75556
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page

Thank you very much,

Joshua (Shuki) Rothfarb


Re: Require translation of Arolsen Archives documents

Lewis, Megan
 

Dear Rose Raymen,

The USHMM Holocaust Survivors and Victims Resource Center created a glossary of terms found in Arolsen Archives records which is online at https://secure.ushmm.org/individual-research//Glossary.pdf.

Megan Lewis
Reference Librarian, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


Polish citizenship #poland

viuker11@...
 

Hi Everyone, 

My cousin in Argentina is seeking Polish citizenship. 

Can anyone recommend an agency in Poland to help him to present his documents?

I would like to hear any and all experiences with this subject.

Hag Sameach!
Thank you,
Susan Viuker Lieberman
New York, NY
viuker11@...


JGS New Mexico: Jewish DNA/Gen Workshop #dna

Schelly Talalay Dardashti
 

Are you in New Mexico or nearby? Don't miss this annual event.
JGS New Mexico & Casa Sefarad NM
present the
2019 Jewish DNA/Genealogy Workshop
Sunday, November 17, 2019
9.30a-4.30p (with lunch)
JCC of Albuquerque, NM
Four Speakers & Lunch:
Gil Bardige: DNA Workshop
Todd Knowles: FamilySearch.org/Finding Jewish Records
Miguel A.Torrez: NM Gen Society DNA Project: What NM's DNA Reveals
Rabbi Jordi Gendra-Molina: Family Stories of the Spanish Citizenship Program and Spanish Archival Documents
Fee: $25 (with lunch), $15 (Bring your own)
Tickets/Program:
jewishnewmexico/events/

(funded by a Jewish Federation of New Mexico grant)
More  info: casasefaradABQ@...
#cryptoJews #sephardic #DNA #Research

Schelly Talalay Dardashti
JGSNM
Albuquerque, NM
tracingthetribe@...


Seeking people connected to the Brodsky family “Sugar Kings of Ukraine” #ukraine

Sheila Toffell
 

There is a story in my maternal grandmothers family that she was in some way connected to this very illustrious family. It is intriguing bc we do not know her maiden name, in fact know nothing but her first name, but a cousin who is a grandson of great aunt was also told the story in more detail by his mother than my mother apparently knew, so it seems to be a fact. Unfortunately my research shows many of the Brodsky family were killed in the Shoah, but browsing online one day I discovered an old Ancestry blog thread of a discussion where other people had been told the same story as the two of us. Is there anyone else that was told this story? 

Sheila Toffell
Glen Rock NJ
Researching Korsunsky, Kramer, Bresenov, Lakomski, Rachwalski, Toffel, Feldman, Lazarus and the towns of Stavische, Boguslav in Ukraine and Slesin, Skulsk, Sompolno, Josefow nad Wisla, Krasnik and Opole Lubelskie in Poland. 


Looking for Geza FEUERSTEIN - Reine GIRARD #romania

SFeuerstein <ethnoca@...>
 

Recently it came to my attention that the son of Martin FEUERSTEIN and
Rosalia MOSES >from Bucuresti survived the Holocaust.  He married his wife
Reine still in Bucuresti, they ended up in a refugee camp in Italy in 1948 and
requested to emigrate either to South America or to Palestine. We would be
overjoyed to find out where did they finally land, and if they had descendants
to maybe have a chance to connect with them. 

Sarah Feuerstein, Toronto, Canada


Romania SIG #Romania Looking for Geza FEUERSTEIN - Reine GIRARD #romania

SFeuerstein <ethnoca@...>
 

Recently it came to my attention that the son of Martin FEUERSTEIN and
Rosalia MOSES >from Bucuresti survived the Holocaust.  He married his wife
Reine still in Bucuresti, they ended up in a refugee camp in Italy in 1948 and
requested to emigrate either to South America or to Palestine. We would be
overjoyed to find out where did they finally land, and if they had descendants
to maybe have a chance to connect with them. 

Sarah Feuerstein, Toronto, Canada


leaving the prior email when answering

Judite Orensztajn
 

Shalom,

It would be nice to leave the message we are responding to when writing the answer, so it will be easier to know which was the question when reading the answer.

Thank you! Hag sameach,

Judite Orensztajn, Jerusalem


Re: Idea for a new presentation .... reactions?

Ellen
 

Allan,

I would attend such a presentation.  My suggestion would be to focus on the "not so obvious":  sources and documents that people may not know about, and what they can offer the researcher.  You can then provide examples of what you've learned from these sources.

-Ellen Morosoff Pemrick


Looking for URI SOVIV #israel

Niftee
 

HI,
I am looking for one Uri Soviv who was born in Nebraska to Aaron and Judith Soviv in 1943.  They left the United States in 1950, went to Israel and returned in 1951. The family resided in New Jersey and Rhode Island. Uri attended Bard College.  I am unable to located Uri in the United States and my guess is that he either changed his name OR he went to Israel.  Judith Soviv died in 1991 in Jerusalem and Aaron died in 1997 also in Jerusalem.  His brother Avraham died in 2014 in Jerusalem and he is buried at the Har HaMenuchot Cemetery along with his father.   We are trying to find out if there is an office at the cemetery that may have information on the burial to locate any family members.  

Thank you so much.,
Elissa Boyet
Charlotte, NC 


Re: Idea for a new presentation .... reactions?

jel
 

Allan,

My answer is a definite yes.

Judith


Idea for a new presentation .... reactions?
From: A. E. Jordan
Date: Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:29:18 EDT

Curious to hear a few reactions to an idea I just had for a new presentation.  Wanted to know if it was offered by your local group would you want to attend or would you say Oh I know that.... and skip it?

My idea is a presentation about the importance of turning over every stone in your genealogy research.

What I would do is show examples of the documents I have found in obvious and not so obvious places.  For example attachments to NYC marriage licenses or documentation attached to a passport application.  Odd bits from probate files. etc.

Of course, not everyone is going to get so lucky to find these documents but the message of the presentation is to not stop looking for the unknown and undiscovered.  I have always been an advocate of taking the research into these lesser used resources and this would be examples of the lucky finds to encourage people to keep going and look in the unsuspecting places.

Would you attend this presentation?

Thanks

Allan Jordan


Re: Idea for a new presentation .... reactions?

EJ K
 

I would attend this presentation. 

I understand the importance of turning over every stone. I have not heard of the examples that you mentioned; I have copies of NYC marriage licenses, but have no idea if any of them had any attachments..  

I would want to hear specific examples of what to look for, and where/how to find them. A written list would be helpful, rather than us trying to take notes as you are speaking. 

Since I live across the street from the Ackman Ziff Centre, I would really like it to be offered there!

E.J. Kornfeld


Re: Portuguese Sephardic Jews

ab12cohen@...
 

Hi Malcolm

I believe we have been in touch before as I am interested in Jewish seamen of the period. If you have or find any more evidence of your sailor ancestors I woukd be grateful for any information.
I believe that several DeFreitas families ended up in the US from Madeira. I guess the arrived in Madeira during the Inquisition.

BTW I just found a Frances Defretas who was a policeman (number K61) working in the Mile End area in 1850. He was a witness in a theft trial at the Old Bailey on 8 April. https://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?name=18500408

Regards
Alan Cohen


Re: Require translation of Arolsen Archives documents

David Lewin
 

Moderator note: please respond privately to Rose Raymen with any help


I can help

DavidLewin
London


At 09:14 20/10/2019, Rose wrote:
Dear Group
 
I recently received a number of documents from the Arolsen Archives in Germany for my maternal uncle Alexander HAZET which require translation. There are far too many to post on JewishGen but I would be grateful if anyone is able to assist with the translation.
 
Please contact me if you�re able to help in any way.
 
Best wishes
 
Rose Raymen
Perth, Western Australia

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