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Re: Viguel de Sus or Felso Viso #hungary

Miriam Klein <mpklein@...>
 

I believe the place you are referring to was known as Oiber Vishiva in
Yiddish.

All the best,

Miriam Klein
Brooklyn, NY

Subject: Viguel de Sus or Felso Viso
From: "moishe@langsam.com" <moishe@langsam.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2005 22:54:15 -0400
X-Message-Number: 2

Hi,

I have an uncle that married in Barsana (Barczanfalva)
Romania in 1884. The records record his place of birth as
Viguel de Sus or Felso Viso.

Does anybody have any idea where this is and what it is
called today?

Thanks!
Moishe Miller
moishe@langsam.com
Brooklyn, NY

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Re: Lefkovits of Olaszliszka #hungary

Bacskai Sándor <bacskaisanyi@...>
 

Dear George Losonci,

The Olaszliszka born Jakab Lefkovits was a grocer in Hajdusamson. His
wife Cecilia Briszk came >from Felsonyarad, Borsod County, so she was
related to Rabbi Briszk of Tiszadada. There were Olaszliszka origined
Lefkovits's in Nyirbator and Ujfeherto also, as I know.

If you have any question, don't worry to call me.

Sincerely,

Sandor Bacskai
Budapest, Hungary


Hungary SIG #Hungary RE: Viguel de Sus or Felso Viso #hungary

Miriam Klein <mpklein@...>
 

I believe the place you are referring to was known as Oiber Vishiva in
Yiddish.

All the best,

Miriam Klein
Brooklyn, NY

Subject: Viguel de Sus or Felso Viso
From: "moishe@langsam.com" <moishe@langsam.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2005 22:54:15 -0400
X-Message-Number: 2

Hi,

I have an uncle that married in Barsana (Barczanfalva)
Romania in 1884. The records record his place of birth as
Viguel de Sus or Felso Viso.

Does anybody have any idea where this is and what it is
called today?

Thanks!
Moishe Miller
moishe@langsam.com
Brooklyn, NY

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Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: Lefkovits of Olaszliszka #hungary

Bacskai Sándor <bacskaisanyi@...>
 

Dear George Losonci,

The Olaszliszka born Jakab Lefkovits was a grocer in Hajdusamson. His
wife Cecilia Briszk came >from Felsonyarad, Borsod County, so she was
related to Rabbi Briszk of Tiszadada. There were Olaszliszka origined
Lefkovits's in Nyirbator and Ujfeherto also, as I know.

If you have any question, don't worry to call me.

Sincerely,

Sandor Bacskai
Budapest, Hungary


Jewish Life in SA Country Communities Vol 2 #southafrica

Saul Issroff <saul@...>
 

I received Vol. 2 of the series the other day and can hardly put it down
(although it weighs in at around 5 lbs). As previously stated this covers:
Boland, Bushmanland, Central Karoo, Fairest Cape, Griqualand West, Kalahari,
Koup, Namaqualand, Swartland, West Coast.

There is a wealth of historical detail, not only about the Jews, their
settlement and progress but also about the communities they lived in and
some of the connections. There are many good maps and pictures. I estimate
there are at least 1600 families and probably about 8-10,000 names listed.
There are 528 pages, index alone around 50 pages. Design wise its very good
and visually easy to read.

My congratulations and compliments to the editorial committee group who
wrote the text : Adrienne Kollenberg, Rose Norwich, Joan Gentin, Phyllis
Jowell and David Saks.
Also to the photo. collection group: Joy Kropman, Yvonne Jawitz, Phyllis
Jowell, Lara Bronstein. And of course to the researchers and designers.

This is a must (despite the cost - aggravated by SA mailing costs) for
anyone seriously interested in SA Jewry.

For me it has also highlighted, again, the problem of no equivalent project
for the 'urban' Jews of the cities of South Africa.

Saul Issroff


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Jewish Life in SA Country Communities Vol 2 #southafrica

Saul Issroff <saul@...>
 

I received Vol. 2 of the series the other day and can hardly put it down
(although it weighs in at around 5 lbs). As previously stated this covers:
Boland, Bushmanland, Central Karoo, Fairest Cape, Griqualand West, Kalahari,
Koup, Namaqualand, Swartland, West Coast.

There is a wealth of historical detail, not only about the Jews, their
settlement and progress but also about the communities they lived in and
some of the connections. There are many good maps and pictures. I estimate
there are at least 1600 families and probably about 8-10,000 names listed.
There are 528 pages, index alone around 50 pages. Design wise its very good
and visually easy to read.

My congratulations and compliments to the editorial committee group who
wrote the text : Adrienne Kollenberg, Rose Norwich, Joan Gentin, Phyllis
Jowell and David Saks.
Also to the photo. collection group: Joy Kropman, Yvonne Jawitz, Phyllis
Jowell, Lara Bronstein. And of course to the researchers and designers.

This is a must (despite the cost - aggravated by SA mailing costs) for
anyone seriously interested in SA Jewry.

For me it has also highlighted, again, the problem of no equivalent project
for the 'urban' Jews of the cities of South Africa.

Saul Issroff


Re: Israel resources #general

Mathilde Tagger <tagger@...>
 

Jeff Osrin wrote

"I will be travelling to Israel for a week(18 - 25
September). I am wanting to do
some research regarding my family. Besides going to
Beit Hatfutsoth where else should I go."
A must is a visit to the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish
People
Facility Director: Ms. Hadassah Assouline
Archivists: Benyamin Lukin, Olga Shraberman, Renato Spiegel, Denise Rein,
Inka Arroyo, Rachel Manekin, Fabienne Bergman
Address: 46 Jabotinsky Street, Jerusalem
(Opposite the President's residence)
Postal address: P.O.B 1149, Jerusalem 91010, Israel
Phone: 972-2-5635716
Fax: 972-2-5667686
E-mail: archives@vms.huji.ac.il

Website: http://sites.huji.ac.il/archives

For other resources in Jerusalem and the whole country of Israel, I suggest
you visit the site of the Israel Genealogical Society
at: http://www.isragen.org.il/ROS/ARCHIVES/archive-resources-index.html
and have a look at the home page at:
www.isragen.org.il

We will be delighted to have you as guest in one of our five branches. In
two of them, Jerusalem and Netanya, we have English speakers groups.

Enjoy your stay in Israel!
Shalom,
Mathilde Tagger
Israel Genealogical Society
Jerusalem
Visit: www.isragen.org.il


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Israel resources #general

Mathilde Tagger <tagger@...>
 

Jeff Osrin wrote

"I will be travelling to Israel for a week(18 - 25
September). I am wanting to do
some research regarding my family. Besides going to
Beit Hatfutsoth where else should I go."
A must is a visit to the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish
People
Facility Director: Ms. Hadassah Assouline
Archivists: Benyamin Lukin, Olga Shraberman, Renato Spiegel, Denise Rein,
Inka Arroyo, Rachel Manekin, Fabienne Bergman
Address: 46 Jabotinsky Street, Jerusalem
(Opposite the President's residence)
Postal address: P.O.B 1149, Jerusalem 91010, Israel
Phone: 972-2-5635716
Fax: 972-2-5667686
E-mail: archives@vms.huji.ac.il

Website: http://sites.huji.ac.il/archives

For other resources in Jerusalem and the whole country of Israel, I suggest
you visit the site of the Israel Genealogical Society
at: http://www.isragen.org.il/ROS/ARCHIVES/archive-resources-index.html
and have a look at the home page at:
www.isragen.org.il

We will be delighted to have you as guest in one of our five branches. In
two of them, Jerusalem and Netanya, we have English speakers groups.

Enjoy your stay in Israel!
Shalom,
Mathilde Tagger
Israel Genealogical Society
Jerusalem
Visit: www.isragen.org.il


Choishe=Hosea ? #general

sbloom@...
 

In reference to an inquiry on the given name "Choishe" (male)

Perhaps its an attempt to render "Hosea" or another Hebrew/Yiddish equivalent?
Beider's book on given names has similar names (though it starts with "hey",
and not "khet").

Steve Bloom
Farmville, VA

Can anyone give me any information as to the meaning of this name or
nickname? I found this as a first name of an ancester in the Ellis Is.
records. Any idea's - He was >from Russia as of Nov. 1913.
Steven D. Bloom
email: sbloom@email.hsc.edu


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Choishe=Hosea ? #general

sbloom@...
 

In reference to an inquiry on the given name "Choishe" (male)

Perhaps its an attempt to render "Hosea" or another Hebrew/Yiddish equivalent?
Beider's book on given names has similar names (though it starts with "hey",
and not "khet").

Steve Bloom
Farmville, VA

Can anyone give me any information as to the meaning of this name or
nickname? I found this as a first name of an ancester in the Ellis Is.
records. Any idea's - He was >from Russia as of Nov. 1913.
Steven D. Bloom
email: sbloom@email.hsc.edu


Need help on Yiddish signature #general

Michael Goldstein <michael@...>
 

I would appreciate any help in translating a Yiddish signature posted on
ViewMate.

The postings is located at:
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=6826

Please reply privately to michael@ourfamilyroots.net

Michael Goldstein

E-mail replies to: michael@ourfamilyroots.net
Home Page: http://www.ourfamilyroots.net
View Family List at:
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=9224
Family Treemaker Homepage:
http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/g/o/l/Michael--Goldstein/
Researching descendants of:
ORTENBERG, STUPAK & PEKELIS of Ruzhin, Soloviyevka, Brusilov in Kiev Gubernia,
Ukraine and Suceava, Romania. ESTERSON, GILDENGERSH, NIKULINETZKY & LINETZKY
of Kobryn, Brest and Grodno (now Belarus), GOLDSTEIN of Bessarabia & Toronto.
MOSHKEVITCH & MANUSOFF of Nikapol & Yekaterinoslav Ukraine/Descendants in Canada,
USA, Israel, Mexico, Argentina, Ukraine/Kin include above names plus in part:
BERGER, KOFSKY, OLIN, WASSERMAN, PERRIN, LEVY, NICK, SCHWARZBARD, BARD, BRAININ.


Re: Name Changes - Legal and Other #general

Barbara Ellman <barbaraellman@...>
 

A person can change their name without legal process as long
as there is no intent to defraud.

I too have many instances where a relative just started
calling themselves by a different name. Only one did so
legally. This is also a current issue as I have a cousin
who is now known by another name that that on his birth
certificate.

Barbara Ellman
Secaucus, NJ
barbaraellman@vzavenue.net


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Need help on Yiddish signature #general

Michael Goldstein <michael@...>
 

I would appreciate any help in translating a Yiddish signature posted on
ViewMate.

The postings is located at:
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=6826

Please reply privately to michael@ourfamilyroots.net

Michael Goldstein

E-mail replies to: michael@ourfamilyroots.net
Home Page: http://www.ourfamilyroots.net
View Family List at:
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=9224
Family Treemaker Homepage:
http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/g/o/l/Michael--Goldstein/
Researching descendants of:
ORTENBERG, STUPAK & PEKELIS of Ruzhin, Soloviyevka, Brusilov in Kiev Gubernia,
Ukraine and Suceava, Romania. ESTERSON, GILDENGERSH, NIKULINETZKY & LINETZKY
of Kobryn, Brest and Grodno (now Belarus), GOLDSTEIN of Bessarabia & Toronto.
MOSHKEVITCH & MANUSOFF of Nikapol & Yekaterinoslav Ukraine/Descendants in Canada,
USA, Israel, Mexico, Argentina, Ukraine/Kin include above names plus in part:
BERGER, KOFSKY, OLIN, WASSERMAN, PERRIN, LEVY, NICK, SCHWARZBARD, BARD, BRAININ.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Name Changes - Legal and Other #general

Barbara Ellman <barbaraellman@...>
 

A person can change their name without legal process as long
as there is no intent to defraud.

I too have many instances where a relative just started
calling themselves by a different name. Only one did so
legally. This is also a current issue as I have a cousin
who is now known by another name that that on his birth
certificate.

Barbara Ellman
Secaucus, NJ
barbaraellman@vzavenue.net


Need Help on Polish name and address #general

Michael Goldstein <michael@...>
 

I would appreciate any help in translating a Yiddish signature posted on
ViewMate.

The postings are located at:
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=6824
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=6825

Please reply privately to michael@ourfamilyroots.net

Michael Goldstein
E-mail replies to: michael@ourfamilyroots.net
Home Page: http://www.ourfamilyroots.net
View Family List at:
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=9224
Family Treemaker Homepage:
http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/g/o/l/Michael--Goldstein/
Researching descendants of:
ORTENBERG, STUPAK & PEKELIS of Ruzhin, Soloviyevka, Brusilov in Kiev Gubernia,
Ukraine and Suceava, Romania. ESTERSON, GILDENGERSH, NIKULINETZKY & LINETZKY
of Kobryn, Brest and Grodno (now Belarus), GOLDSTEIN of Bessarabia & Toronto.
MOSHKEVITCH & MANUSOFF of Nikapol & Yekaterinoslav Ukraine/Descendants in Canada,
USA, Israel, Mexico, Argentina, Ukraine/Kin include above names plus in part:
BERGER, KOFSKY, OLIN, WASSERMAN, PERRIN, LEVY, NICK, SCHWARZBARD, BARD, BRAININ.

MODERATOR NOTE: Surname lists in the signature area should be kept to six
lines. For most researchers, a simple list of surnames and places is easy
to put into six lines, but when extended space is needed, you might consider
rotating lists so as to put new names out there.


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Need Help on Polish name and address #general

Michael Goldstein <michael@...>
 

I would appreciate any help in translating a Yiddish signature posted on
ViewMate.

The postings are located at:
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=6824
http://data.jewishgen.org/viewmate/ALL/viewmateview.asp?key=6825

Please reply privately to michael@ourfamilyroots.net

Michael Goldstein
E-mail replies to: michael@ourfamilyroots.net
Home Page: http://www.ourfamilyroots.net
View Family List at:
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=9224
Family Treemaker Homepage:
http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/g/o/l/Michael--Goldstein/
Researching descendants of:
ORTENBERG, STUPAK & PEKELIS of Ruzhin, Soloviyevka, Brusilov in Kiev Gubernia,
Ukraine and Suceava, Romania. ESTERSON, GILDENGERSH, NIKULINETZKY & LINETZKY
of Kobryn, Brest and Grodno (now Belarus), GOLDSTEIN of Bessarabia & Toronto.
MOSHKEVITCH & MANUSOFF of Nikapol & Yekaterinoslav Ukraine/Descendants in Canada,
USA, Israel, Mexico, Argentina, Ukraine/Kin include above names plus in part:
BERGER, KOFSKY, OLIN, WASSERMAN, PERRIN, LEVY, NICK, SCHWARZBARD, BARD, BRAININ.

MODERATOR NOTE: Surname lists in the signature area should be kept to six
lines. For most researchers, a simple list of surnames and places is easy
to put into six lines, but when extended space is needed, you might consider
rotating lists so as to put new names out there.


Re: How to [?] Small Genealogy Groups #general

Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
 

Steve - You obviously visited the Genealogical Societies as a guest.
So you really didn't have the opportunity to share your research.

Presidents normally follow an agenda - within a time frame.

Our JGSPBCI is now in it's 15th celebratory year.
We began as a small group, and have grown to about 315 [paid-up] membership.
Hard work by dedicated Board members, planning of meeting agendas, and
genealogically related programming to hold members interest, have brought us
this far.

We're all "people friendly", and it shows!

Guests are introduced at each meeting, and are asked to give their name and
shtetlach of interest in their research. Since we usually have many guests,
it would not be feasible to have each guest go into detail. They are invited
to join our JGS, where they are encouraged to come a bit early to network,
participate in SIGs, bring their research problems to our "Brick Wall"
sessions before our meetings, and learn about genealogical resources - how
and where to access documentation, etc. etc.

Of course, there is much more to running a successful JGS, and if you would
like to have additional information on our activities, please check our
website:
www.jgspalmbeachcounty.org

Good luck,
Sylvia
Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
President Emerita, JGSPBCI, FL
USA
Researching: ABELMAN, AWNER, DOROGOI, EHRENPREIS, FRIEDHOFFER, FRUCHT,
FURSHMAN, FURSTMAN, MELC, NUSINOV, LENT, SCHEINKEROVICH, WECHSLER.
Lithuania, Ukraine, Galicia, Israel, France, England, Argentina


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re:How to [?] Small Genealogy Groups #general

Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
 

Steve - You obviously visited the Genealogical Societies as a guest.
So you really didn't have the opportunity to share your research.

Presidents normally follow an agenda - within a time frame.

Our JGSPBCI is now in it's 15th celebratory year.
We began as a small group, and have grown to about 315 [paid-up] membership.
Hard work by dedicated Board members, planning of meeting agendas, and
genealogically related programming to hold members interest, have brought us
this far.

We're all "people friendly", and it shows!

Guests are introduced at each meeting, and are asked to give their name and
shtetlach of interest in their research. Since we usually have many guests,
it would not be feasible to have each guest go into detail. They are invited
to join our JGS, where they are encouraged to come a bit early to network,
participate in SIGs, bring their research problems to our "Brick Wall"
sessions before our meetings, and learn about genealogical resources - how
and where to access documentation, etc. etc.

Of course, there is much more to running a successful JGS, and if you would
like to have additional information on our activities, please check our
website:
www.jgspalmbeachcounty.org

Good luck,
Sylvia
Sylvia Furshman Nusinov
President Emerita, JGSPBCI, FL
USA
Researching: ABELMAN, AWNER, DOROGOI, EHRENPREIS, FRIEDHOFFER, FRUCHT,
FURSHMAN, FURSTMAN, MELC, NUSINOV, LENT, SCHEINKEROVICH, WECHSLER.
Lithuania, Ukraine, Galicia, Israel, France, England, Argentina


SIGMAN / SWITTGAL 1930s Czestochowa #general

Michael Niedzialkowski <mn@...>
 

My family in Poland has two photo albums which were given to them
for safekeeping by a Jewish family in 1939. I would like to try and
contact any surviving members or descendants of this family and
reunite them with the material. The information that I have about the
albums and the family is as follows

The albums are dated August, September and October 1935 and show a
visit to Yugoslavia. The family name was SIGMAN and the wife's family
name was SWITTGAL. Mr. Sigman's sister was married to Mr. Markiewicz
and his brother's name was Edward Sigman. Their home address in 1939
was: Ul. Jasnogorska 25(?) Czestochowa, Poland. The Markiewicz family
had a son who went to Sienkiewicz High School with my aunt and a
daughter who went to Slowacki High School in Czestochowa.

If the above rings any bells with please respond privately to
mn@polexport.us I will then send your message to my sister in Poland
who initiated this search.

Michael Niedzialkowski
Chicago


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen SIGMAN / SWITTGAL 1930s Czestochowa #general

Michael Niedzialkowski <mn@...>
 

My family in Poland has two photo albums which were given to them
for safekeeping by a Jewish family in 1939. I would like to try and
contact any surviving members or descendants of this family and
reunite them with the material. The information that I have about the
albums and the family is as follows

The albums are dated August, September and October 1935 and show a
visit to Yugoslavia. The family name was SIGMAN and the wife's family
name was SWITTGAL. Mr. Sigman's sister was married to Mr. Markiewicz
and his brother's name was Edward Sigman. Their home address in 1939
was: Ul. Jasnogorska 25(?) Czestochowa, Poland. The Markiewicz family
had a son who went to Sienkiewicz High School with my aunt and a
daughter who went to Slowacki High School in Czestochowa.

If the above rings any bells with please respond privately to
mn@polexport.us I will then send your message to my sister in Poland
who initiated this search.

Michael Niedzialkowski
Chicago