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Looking for help in Wilemantic, Conn. #general

Reuben Gross <reubendgross@...>
 

I'm looking for a Jewishgenner to do a mitzvah and take a picture of the
house at 183 Jackson Street in Wilemantic Connecticut. It's the house where
my sister was born.

Thanks in advance

Reuben Gross
Teaneck, NJ


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Looking for help in Wilemantic, Conn. #general

Reuben Gross <reubendgross@...>
 

I'm looking for a Jewishgenner to do a mitzvah and take a picture of the
house at 183 Jackson Street in Wilemantic Connecticut. It's the house where
my sister was born.

Thanks in advance

Reuben Gross
Teaneck, NJ


Re: Follow-up on Yetcha name #germany

MBernet@...
 

In a message dated 5/13/2005 malesfamily@gmail.com writes:

< Thank you all for your help in my search for the source for the name
"Yetcha" or "Yetchen". Generally, your responses could be broken down
into 2 groups:

(a) Those that felt it was a form of Yetta / Yetel which is connected
to Henrietta.
(b) Those that felt it was a form of Yehudit / Judith.

I just discovered >from another relative that the person in question
had the name "Yittel" written on thier kesuvah (marriage document)
which was officiated by a well-known & respected knowledgable Orthodox
rabbi. So, the odds are that in this case (a) is correct.

That said, I'd like to ask what is the source / meaning of the name
Yittel or Yetel. I'm wondering how it is spelled in Hebrew & what it
means. Thank you all. >

==Depending on many factors, each origin is possibly correct.

==Yehudit is in the Bible. It means a woman of Judeaa, and is cognate with
the Hebrew and the English name for Jew.

==The Y and G sounds are sometimes interchanged in the development of a
language. Yittel can also be a form of Gittel, a quite common name German Jewish
name, cognate with "good"--

Michael Bernet, New York, < www.mem-Ber.net >


German SIG #Germany Re: Follow-up on Yetcha name #germany

MBernet@...
 

In a message dated 5/13/2005 malesfamily@gmail.com writes:

< Thank you all for your help in my search for the source for the name
"Yetcha" or "Yetchen". Generally, your responses could be broken down
into 2 groups:

(a) Those that felt it was a form of Yetta / Yetel which is connected
to Henrietta.
(b) Those that felt it was a form of Yehudit / Judith.

I just discovered >from another relative that the person in question
had the name "Yittel" written on thier kesuvah (marriage document)
which was officiated by a well-known & respected knowledgable Orthodox
rabbi. So, the odds are that in this case (a) is correct.

That said, I'd like to ask what is the source / meaning of the name
Yittel or Yetel. I'm wondering how it is spelled in Hebrew & what it
means. Thank you all. >

==Depending on many factors, each origin is possibly correct.

==Yehudit is in the Bible. It means a woman of Judeaa, and is cognate with
the Hebrew and the English name for Jew.

==The Y and G sounds are sometimes interchanged in the development of a
language. Yittel can also be a form of Gittel, a quite common name German Jewish
name, cognate with "good"--

Michael Bernet, New York, < www.mem-Ber.net >


Re: German Jewish name of Yetcha #germany

MBernet@...
 

In a message dated 5/12/2005 berkovitse@hotmail.com writes:

< Jettchen MEYER. . . . . I don't know much about her other than that she
came >from the Frankfurt area, >

==So, I guessed right. I made a small error in my posting. Diminutive in
Frankfurt drops the "n" >from the more common "-chen". So I would have
expected her name to be Yetche--pretty close to Yetcha--which, I assume, has no
connection with gotcha or betcha.

Michael Bernet, New York http://www.mem-Ber.net


German SIG #Germany Re: German Jewish name of Yetcha #germany

MBernet@...
 

In a message dated 5/12/2005 berkovitse@hotmail.com writes:

< Jettchen MEYER. . . . . I don't know much about her other than that she
came >from the Frankfurt area, >

==So, I guessed right. I made a small error in my posting. Diminutive in
Frankfurt drops the "n" >from the more common "-chen". So I would have
expected her name to be Yetche--pretty close to Yetcha--which, I assume, has no
connection with gotcha or betcha.

Michael Bernet, New York http://www.mem-Ber.net


BOOK CITE - Jewish Community of Bad Brueckenau #germany

Joan Zeller <jrzeller@...>
 

I recently received a copy of "Wuerzburger
Dioezesan-Geschichtsblaetter", 66 Band [Volume 66], Sonderdruck
[Special Edition], published by Bistum Wuerzburg [Wurzburg Diocese]
in 2004 (no ISBN or other info). The theme of this volume is "Die
juedische Gemeinde von Bad Brueckenau" and seems to be a very
comprehensive and scholarly history of the Jews of this area (many of
whom came >from Zuentersbach). (I say "seems to" because it is
written in German, and I am struggling to read it.) It has 212 pages
and contains a wealth of genealogical information.

Unfortunately, there is no index, but some of the families included
are: BONDY, CAHNER, FRANK, GOLDSCHMIDT,
GRUENEBAUM, SCHUSTER, STERN,
STRAUSS, TANNENWALD, ZELLER.

Brueckenau (Bruckenau with umlaut over the first u) is located at
coordinates 5018 0948 in Bavaria.

For information on how to get the book, e-mail me privately.

Joan Zeller Pittsford, NY USA jrzeller@rochester.rr.com


German SIG #Germany BOOK CITE - Jewish Community of Bad Brueckenau #germany

Joan Zeller <jrzeller@...>
 

I recently received a copy of "Wuerzburger
Dioezesan-Geschichtsblaetter", 66 Band [Volume 66], Sonderdruck
[Special Edition], published by Bistum Wuerzburg [Wurzburg Diocese]
in 2004 (no ISBN or other info). The theme of this volume is "Die
juedische Gemeinde von Bad Brueckenau" and seems to be a very
comprehensive and scholarly history of the Jews of this area (many of
whom came >from Zuentersbach). (I say "seems to" because it is
written in German, and I am struggling to read it.) It has 212 pages
and contains a wealth of genealogical information.

Unfortunately, there is no index, but some of the families included
are: BONDY, CAHNER, FRANK, GOLDSCHMIDT,
GRUENEBAUM, SCHUSTER, STERN,
STRAUSS, TANNENWALD, ZELLER.

Brueckenau (Bruckenau with umlaut over the first u) is located at
coordinates 5018 0948 in Bavaria.

For information on how to get the book, e-mail me privately.

Joan Zeller Pittsford, NY USA jrzeller@rochester.rr.com


Military records in the Austro-Hungarian Empire #ukraine

Thomas F. Weiss
 

Dear Fellow Jewish Genners -

My grandfather served in the Austro-Hungarian Army on two
occasions. In his first tour of duty, he served in the 20th
Infantry Regiment while he was living in Galicia and was discharged
in 1899 in Stanislau (now Ivano-Frankivsk), Galicia. In his second
tour of duty, he served in the reserves during 1915-1917 after he
had moved to Vienna. When I requested his military records >from the
Kriegsarchiv in Vienna, I received his records for his second tour of
duty. I have asked the Kriegsarchiv in Vienna for records of his
earlier tour of duty but have received no reply. I have heard that
the military records of the Austro-Hungarian Army for people who
served in parts of the empire that are no longer in Austria reside in
the successor states.

My question is, does anyone know where the military records
are kept for members of the Austro-Hungarian Army for recruits who
came >from Eastern Galicia? How can I obtain copies of these records?
Please respond to me privately at tfweiss@mit.edu.

Thank you for your consideration.
--
Tom Weiss
Newton, MA
USA
tfweiss@mit.edu


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Military records in the Austro-Hungarian Empire #ukraine

Thomas F. Weiss
 

Dear Fellow Jewish Genners -

My grandfather served in the Austro-Hungarian Army on two
occasions. In his first tour of duty, he served in the 20th
Infantry Regiment while he was living in Galicia and was discharged
in 1899 in Stanislau (now Ivano-Frankivsk), Galicia. In his second
tour of duty, he served in the reserves during 1915-1917 after he
had moved to Vienna. When I requested his military records >from the
Kriegsarchiv in Vienna, I received his records for his second tour of
duty. I have asked the Kriegsarchiv in Vienna for records of his
earlier tour of duty but have received no reply. I have heard that
the military records of the Austro-Hungarian Army for people who
served in parts of the empire that are no longer in Austria reside in
the successor states.

My question is, does anyone know where the military records
are kept for members of the Austro-Hungarian Army for recruits who
came >from Eastern Galicia? How can I obtain copies of these records?
Please respond to me privately at tfweiss@mit.edu.

Thank you for your consideration.
--
Tom Weiss
Newton, MA
USA
tfweiss@mit.edu


Military records in the Austro-Hungarian Empire #austria-czech

Thomas F. Weiss
 

Dear Fellow Jewish Genners -

My grandfather served in the Austro-Hungarian Army on two
occasions. In his first tour of duty, he served in the 20th
Infantry Regiment while he was living in Galicia and was discharged
in 1899 in Stanislau (now Ivano-Frankivsk), Galicia. In his second
tour of duty, he served in the reserves during 1915-1917 after he
had moved to Vienna. When I requested his military records >from the
Kriegsarchiv in Vienna, I received his records for his second tour of
duty. I have asked the Kriegsarchiv in Vienna for records of his
earlier tour of duty but have received no reply. I have heard that
the military records of the Austro-Hungarian Army for people who
served in parts of the empire that are no longer in Austria reside in
the successor states.

My question is, does anyone know where the military records
are kept for members of the Austro-Hungarian Army for recruits who
came >from Eastern Galicia? How can I obtain copies of these records?
Please respond to me privately at tfweiss@mit.edu.

Thank you for your consideration.
--
Tom Weiss
Newton, MA
USA
tfweiss@mit.edu


Austria-Czech SIG #Austria-Czech Military records in the Austro-Hungarian Empire #austria-czech

Thomas F. Weiss
 

Dear Fellow Jewish Genners -

My grandfather served in the Austro-Hungarian Army on two
occasions. In his first tour of duty, he served in the 20th
Infantry Regiment while he was living in Galicia and was discharged
in 1899 in Stanislau (now Ivano-Frankivsk), Galicia. In his second
tour of duty, he served in the reserves during 1915-1917 after he
had moved to Vienna. When I requested his military records >from the
Kriegsarchiv in Vienna, I received his records for his second tour of
duty. I have asked the Kriegsarchiv in Vienna for records of his
earlier tour of duty but have received no reply. I have heard that
the military records of the Austro-Hungarian Army for people who
served in parts of the empire that are no longer in Austria reside in
the successor states.

My question is, does anyone know where the military records
are kept for members of the Austro-Hungarian Army for recruits who
came >from Eastern Galicia? How can I obtain copies of these records?
Please respond to me privately at tfweiss@mit.edu.

Thank you for your consideration.
--
Tom Weiss
Newton, MA
USA
tfweiss@mit.edu


Lightweight laptops and Family Tree Maker #unitedkingdom

Hazel Dakers
 

I am about to buy a light weight laptop to take to archives and libraries
when doing gen research. I think in the end I shall have to buy one top end
of my weight limit - 2 kilos- to obtain the other features I want. However I
am very much tempted by two models which weight under 1.4kilos - the Fujitsu
Lifebook and the Sony Vaio T series. The reason I have hesitated is that I
am uncertain how readable my Family Tree Maker database would be on a 10.5
inch screen.

Would any list member with experience of using Family Tree Maker on either
of these machines please be kind enough to reply to me privately offlist
with regard both to screen size and keyboard size.

Many thanks

Hazel Dakers, London UK

Researching: NORDEN (London & South Africa); HEIMANN (Luegde, Germany and
South Africa); GOLD (Zgierz and Lodz, Poland), BIRNBAUM (Zgierz and Lodz,
Poland)

http://www.thecedars.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/hazel/


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom Lightweight laptops and Family Tree Maker #unitedkingdom

Hazel Dakers
 

I am about to buy a light weight laptop to take to archives and libraries
when doing gen research. I think in the end I shall have to buy one top end
of my weight limit - 2 kilos- to obtain the other features I want. However I
am very much tempted by two models which weight under 1.4kilos - the Fujitsu
Lifebook and the Sony Vaio T series. The reason I have hesitated is that I
am uncertain how readable my Family Tree Maker database would be on a 10.5
inch screen.

Would any list member with experience of using Family Tree Maker on either
of these machines please be kind enough to reply to me privately offlist
with regard both to screen size and keyboard size.

Many thanks

Hazel Dakers, London UK

Researching: NORDEN (London & South Africa); HEIMANN (Luegde, Germany and
South Africa); GOLD (Zgierz and Lodz, Poland), BIRNBAUM (Zgierz and Lodz,
Poland)

http://www.thecedars.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/hazel/


R Shmuel HELLER (1609-1679) #rabbinic

Claire Sztern <claire.sztern@...>
 

Shalom!

I would like to know if anyone knows the names (and if possible the
dates) of the children of R. Shmuel HELLER (the son of Tosafos
Yomtov) and his wife Dvorah Wahl KATZENELLENBOGEN. Thank you very
much!

Claire Sztern, Paris, France
claire.sztern@gmail.com


Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic R Shmuel HELLER (1609-1679) #rabbinic

Claire Sztern <claire.sztern@...>
 

Shalom!

I would like to know if anyone knows the names (and if possible the
dates) of the children of R. Shmuel HELLER (the son of Tosafos
Yomtov) and his wife Dvorah Wahl KATZENELLENBOGEN. Thank you very
much!

Claire Sztern, Paris, France
claire.sztern@gmail.com


Looking for Markus - Hungary #hungary

Joana Neves <flateryowls@...>
 

Shalom!
I'm a "rookie" in the world of genealogy and have recently been moved by
great curiosity to finally do some research on my hungarian jewsih family.
To cut a long story short, my great-grandfather emmigrated >from Hungary to
Portugal, via Spain, in the 30s and raised his family here. My
great-grandmother didn't come with him and was never really spoken of much
by her husband and children. Unfortunately, I can no longer rely on direct
information >from my grandmother and great-uncles, because the surviving ones
are really very old and frail (and not prone to speaking of their past even
in the best of health). Hence my attempt at investigating.
As I said, I'm quite new to this and while I learn to navigate sites and
databases I thought I'd ask anyone if they have come across, in their
investigations, anything about:
Charlotte Lang (my great-grandmother, born circa 1890s in Hungary, precise
location ?, deceased?, lived in Vienna during the early 20s and in Paris
during the occupation)
or Nicolás Márkus (my great-grandfather, born 1892 in Pusztamonostov,
Hungary, deceased 1970, Lisbon, Portugal, fought in WWI, not sure which
fronts, lived in Vienna during the early 20's, in Barcelona >from 1923 to
circa 1934, then in Cascais, Portugal, until his death).
Needless to say, any tips or advice you might have on research sources and
methods will be very welcome.

Thanks for reading and good luck with your own work,

Joana Márkus Neves


Nagyvarad Book #hungary

alex p miller <alex.miller@...>
 

Here are some general interest extracts >from the Varadi Zsidosag
tortenrte, by Lakos Lajos, 1912

1-Bihar interest:
The main anti Turkish campaigns took place between 1662-1692. In the
processed all county documents perished. The first county docs date from
1713 and the first Jewish presence is >from 1722

2-Jewish Movements interest:
The first Jewish itinerants in Varad came >from Pozsony and Esztergom,
likely riding on the coattails of the Hapsburg establishment. In 1723 a
very rich Lazar Simon came to Varad.

from 1757 the municipal authorities in Varad issued settlement permits
for the Jews. In 1852 the Jewish community in Varad filed a complaint
with the city that it doesn't enforce the settlement permit rule and it
doesn't ask for the approval of the Jewish authorities to issue permits.
Also there is mention of occupational permits required to practice a
trade in the city.

In 1798 Royal edict #767 stipulated that Jews relocating without a
permit("passzus") will be returned forcibly to their former place of
residence. This may explain the expulsion of the Jews >from SA Ujhely in
1807.

I wonder if there is a trace of all these permits anywhere?

3-Naming patterns interest(for the 'last-name' enthusiasts:
Between 1722 and 1770 these are names mentioned in the book
1722-25
Hersl Spiro
Aron Puliczer
Abraham Flesh
Martinus Krausz
A. Silberpfanz
1750
Ignatz Sax
M. Grosz
Abr. Preisz
David Neuman
Ignatz Nuss
Roza Robitsek
Samuel Brod
1770
Doni Jakubovits >from Dukla
Samuel Jakubovits >from Dukla
1782
David Geczli
Aron Manzes
Abraham Gottheim
Josef Vallerstein
Samuel Schwarcz
Jakab Spitzli
Josef Reit
Jakab Krader
Janos Veisz
Hersl Liebman

I guess these folks weren't lined up in the town square waiting for who
is going to end up being Roth or Klein!


Best Regards,

Alex Miller, Chester CO. PA
alex.miller@ juno.com


Hungary SIG #Hungary Looking for Markus - Hungary #hungary

Joana Neves <flateryowls@...>
 

Shalom!
I'm a "rookie" in the world of genealogy and have recently been moved by
great curiosity to finally do some research on my hungarian jewsih family.
To cut a long story short, my great-grandfather emmigrated >from Hungary to
Portugal, via Spain, in the 30s and raised his family here. My
great-grandmother didn't come with him and was never really spoken of much
by her husband and children. Unfortunately, I can no longer rely on direct
information >from my grandmother and great-uncles, because the surviving ones
are really very old and frail (and not prone to speaking of their past even
in the best of health). Hence my attempt at investigating.
As I said, I'm quite new to this and while I learn to navigate sites and
databases I thought I'd ask anyone if they have come across, in their
investigations, anything about:
Charlotte Lang (my great-grandmother, born circa 1890s in Hungary, precise
location ?, deceased?, lived in Vienna during the early 20s and in Paris
during the occupation)
or Nicolás Márkus (my great-grandfather, born 1892 in Pusztamonostov,
Hungary, deceased 1970, Lisbon, Portugal, fought in WWI, not sure which
fronts, lived in Vienna during the early 20's, in Barcelona >from 1923 to
circa 1934, then in Cascais, Portugal, until his death).
Needless to say, any tips or advice you might have on research sources and
methods will be very welcome.

Thanks for reading and good luck with your own work,

Joana Márkus Neves


Hungary SIG #Hungary Nagyvarad Book #hungary

alex p miller <alex.miller@...>
 

Here are some general interest extracts >from the Varadi Zsidosag
tortenrte, by Lakos Lajos, 1912

1-Bihar interest:
The main anti Turkish campaigns took place between 1662-1692. In the
processed all county documents perished. The first county docs date from
1713 and the first Jewish presence is >from 1722

2-Jewish Movements interest:
The first Jewish itinerants in Varad came >from Pozsony and Esztergom,
likely riding on the coattails of the Hapsburg establishment. In 1723 a
very rich Lazar Simon came to Varad.

from 1757 the municipal authorities in Varad issued settlement permits
for the Jews. In 1852 the Jewish community in Varad filed a complaint
with the city that it doesn't enforce the settlement permit rule and it
doesn't ask for the approval of the Jewish authorities to issue permits.
Also there is mention of occupational permits required to practice a
trade in the city.

In 1798 Royal edict #767 stipulated that Jews relocating without a
permit("passzus") will be returned forcibly to their former place of
residence. This may explain the expulsion of the Jews >from SA Ujhely in
1807.

I wonder if there is a trace of all these permits anywhere?

3-Naming patterns interest(for the 'last-name' enthusiasts:
Between 1722 and 1770 these are names mentioned in the book
1722-25
Hersl Spiro
Aron Puliczer
Abraham Flesh
Martinus Krausz
A. Silberpfanz
1750
Ignatz Sax
M. Grosz
Abr. Preisz
David Neuman
Ignatz Nuss
Roza Robitsek
Samuel Brod
1770
Doni Jakubovits >from Dukla
Samuel Jakubovits >from Dukla
1782
David Geczli
Aron Manzes
Abraham Gottheim
Josef Vallerstein
Samuel Schwarcz
Jakab Spitzli
Josef Reit
Jakab Krader
Janos Veisz
Hersl Liebman

I guess these folks weren't lined up in the town square waiting for who
is going to end up being Roth or Klein!


Best Regards,

Alex Miller, Chester CO. PA
alex.miller@ juno.com