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Re: Help with deciphering a photo #general

nathalie.zvenigorosky <nathalie.zvenigorosky@...>
 

Have you seen informations of family Zvenigorodsky in your research?
I have old photos to, with names in Ukrainian and I don't understand
this names.

Nathalie Zvenigorosky
Marigny

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Meryl Persky wrote:

I have a photo of my grandmother and her family which I believe was taken
in the Ukraine around 1902. I was wondering if anyone knows of a company
or private person who specializes in deciphering old photos? There is an
object on the floor that I cannot figure out at all. Also, everyone is
dressed in what appears to be, very fine clothing.....strange to me
because I think the family was very poor. I wonder if photography studios
provided clothing for their photo shoots?


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Help with deciphering a photo #general

nathalie.zvenigorosky <nathalie.zvenigorosky@...>
 

Have you seen informations of family Zvenigorodsky in your research?
I have old photos to, with names in Ukrainian and I don't understand
this names.

Nathalie Zvenigorosky
Marigny

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Meryl Persky wrote:

I have a photo of my grandmother and her family which I believe was taken
in the Ukraine around 1902. I was wondering if anyone knows of a company
or private person who specializes in deciphering old photos? There is an
object on the floor that I cannot figure out at all. Also, everyone is
dressed in what appears to be, very fine clothing.....strange to me
because I think the family was very poor. I wonder if photography studios
provided clothing for their photo shoots?


Help: Baron DeHirsh Foundation #general

Rosa3035@...
 

Does anyone know if the Baron DeHirsh Foundation still exists and if so, how can I contact them.
My fathers passage to NY in or about 1888 was arranged by them. His surname
was changed either at the port of Antwerp, or at the NY port of Castle Garden.
I am trying to find his original family name in Kiev gubernia.
Please send any information via E mail to: rosa3035@aol.com

Nathan Louis Greenberg
San Diego, CA 92128

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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Help: Baron DeHirsh Foundation #general

Rosa3035@...
 

Does anyone know if the Baron DeHirsh Foundation still exists and if so, how can I contact them.
My fathers passage to NY in or about 1888 was arranged by them. His surname
was changed either at the port of Antwerp, or at the NY port of Castle Garden.
I am trying to find his original family name in Kiev gubernia.
Please send any information via E mail to: rosa3035@aol.com

Nathan Louis Greenberg
San Diego, CA 92128

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Re: Searching RUSS from Grimaylov #galicia

Ronald S. Russ <ronruss@...>
 

My research in Galicia is >from the town of Grimaylov (or it's variant
spellings). My grandfather Emil RUSS came >from that town in July of 1910.
He had a brother named Morris that emigrated as well. His father's name
was Michael Leib and his mother's name was Syvin GROSS. If anyone has any
information that they have come across, it would be most appreciated.

Thanks in advance!

Ronald S. Russ
Little Rock, AR
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Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia RE: Searching RUSS from Grimaylov #galicia

Ronald S. Russ <ronruss@...>
 

My research in Galicia is >from the town of Grimaylov (or it's variant
spellings). My grandfather Emil RUSS came >from that town in July of 1910.
He had a brother named Morris that emigrated as well. His father's name
was Michael Leib and his mother's name was Syvin GROSS. If anyone has any
information that they have come across, it would be most appreciated.

Thanks in advance!

Ronald S. Russ
Little Rock, AR
Reply to: ronruss@ix.netcom.com

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Age Descrepencies, Rabbis as Reverends #general

Ken Stone <ken@...>
 

Marc Erlitz posted a message regarding age decrepencies on various
immigration documents. I have noticed the same thing with my paternal
Grandfather's records. His death certficate lists 1879 as a birth year.
His marriage certificate >from 1909 lists his age as 26. That would be an
1883 birth year. ????

Also, a few weeks ago there was a posting discussing rabbis listed as
reverends in legal documents. Yep! I have my paternal grandparents marriage
certificate >from February, 1909. On the line for who officiated
it is written Rev. Solomon Salovitziok of Congregation Beni (sic) Moshe. In
the world of Michael J. Flynn the Clerk of Cook County (Chicago)Illinois in
1909, everyone was probably a reverend.

Sincerely,

Ken Stone
ken@instrumental.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Age Descrepencies, Rabbis as Reverends #general

Ken Stone <ken@...>
 

Marc Erlitz posted a message regarding age decrepencies on various
immigration documents. I have noticed the same thing with my paternal
Grandfather's records. His death certficate lists 1879 as a birth year.
His marriage certificate >from 1909 lists his age as 26. That would be an
1883 birth year. ????

Also, a few weeks ago there was a posting discussing rabbis listed as
reverends in legal documents. Yep! I have my paternal grandparents marriage
certificate >from February, 1909. On the line for who officiated
it is written Rev. Solomon Salovitziok of Congregation Beni (sic) Moshe. In
the world of Michael J. Flynn the Clerk of Cook County (Chicago)Illinois in
1909, everyone was probably a reverend.

Sincerely,

Ken Stone
ken@instrumental.com


Re: "copple" (kappel) = yarmulke #general

David Kravitz <dkravitz@...>
 

Yarmulke, or more "correctly" yamulky, is much more popular in northern
England than southern England. Even more popular now is kippa that is, I
think, Hebrew.

David Kravitz
Bournemouth, UK

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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: "copple" (kappel) = yarmulke #general

David Kravitz <dkravitz@...>
 

Yarmulke, or more "correctly" yamulky, is much more popular in northern
England than southern England. Even more popular now is kippa that is, I
think, Hebrew.

David Kravitz
Bournemouth, UK

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Hebrew writing on tombstones #general

Kenneth J. <kshapiro@...>
 

Went visiting the graveyards today for dates. I was so bored in
Hebrew school that I refused to learn...so, generally speaking
what is written on the tombstones in Hebrew? Is it a mere
repitition of the english (names and dates), a prayer, or
possibly something that may help me with genealogical research?

Ken Shapiro

ABRAMSON (Galatz Romania)
SHAPIRO (Bobruisk Belarus)
RICHMOND (Covna Cobina Lithuania)


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Hebrew writing on tombstones #general

Kenneth J. <kshapiro@...>
 

Went visiting the graveyards today for dates. I was so bored in
Hebrew school that I refused to learn...so, generally speaking
what is written on the tombstones in Hebrew? Is it a mere
repitition of the english (names and dates), a prayer, or
possibly something that may help me with genealogical research?

Ken Shapiro

ABRAMSON (Galatz Romania)
SHAPIRO (Bobruisk Belarus)
RICHMOND (Covna Cobina Lithuania)


Re: Origin of HECHT name #general

Jeff Hecht <jhecht@...>
 

Michael (Manfred) Bernet <mBernet@aol.com> wrote:

As I recall, HECHT is German for "shark" or possibly "hake" (an Atlantic
fish akin to cod)
HECHT is German for "pike", a feircely predatory fresh-water fish.

What is the origin of the popular Jewish family name, HECHT?
The best explanation I have seen is that when governments required people
to take last names, some adapted names >from the signs of the
boardinghouses where they lived, and some of those showed a pike. Many
HECHT families come >from what is now Poland, and the former East Prussia.
There are some protestant HECHT families, but some may have had
assimilated Jewish ancestry.
Jeff Hecht
jhecht@world.std.com

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JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Origin of HECHT name #general

Jeff Hecht <jhecht@...>
 

Michael (Manfred) Bernet <mBernet@aol.com> wrote:

As I recall, HECHT is German for "shark" or possibly "hake" (an Atlantic
fish akin to cod)
HECHT is German for "pike", a feircely predatory fresh-water fish.

What is the origin of the popular Jewish family name, HECHT?
The best explanation I have seen is that when governments required people
to take last names, some adapted names >from the signs of the
boardinghouses where they lived, and some of those showed a pike. Many
HECHT families come >from what is now Poland, and the former East Prussia.
There are some protestant HECHT families, but some may have had
assimilated Jewish ancestry.
Jeff Hecht
jhecht@world.std.com

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Re: Origin of HECHT name #general

Ury Link <uryl@...>
 

You ask:

As I recall, HECHT is German for "shark" or possibly "hake" (an Atlantic >fish akin to co
What is the origin of the popular Jewish family name, HECHT?
Thank you
Michael Bernet, New York
The answer is:
This surname derived >from house sign. The translation to English is : Pike
(fish).
We know that in a lot of German cities or German speaking countries this
was common .
Special in Frankfurt am Main we find this often Rothschild,Groenschild,Gans
,Kuh, etc...

Sourch: A.Dietz, Stambuch der Frankfurter Juden, Frankfurt am Main 1907.

Best regards

Ury Link
Amsterdam
Holland


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Origin of HECHT name #general

Ury Link <uryl@...>
 

You ask:

As I recall, HECHT is German for "shark" or possibly "hake" (an Atlantic >fish akin to co
What is the origin of the popular Jewish family name, HECHT?
Thank you
Michael Bernet, New York
The answer is:
This surname derived >from house sign. The translation to English is : Pike
(fish).
We know that in a lot of German cities or German speaking countries this
was common .
Special in Frankfurt am Main we find this often Rothschild,Groenschild,Gans
,Kuh, etc...

Sourch: A.Dietz, Stambuch der Frankfurter Juden, Frankfurt am Main 1907.

Best regards

Ury Link
Amsterdam
Holland


Searching in Israel for WEINBERG from Latvia #general

Judith Marcus <jhmarcus@...>
 

I recently discovered that my husband's family was probably >from Kurland
in Latvia, and that my husband's grandfather and his brothers left
behind a sister when they emigrated. They later brought over one of the
sister's children, named Gertrude WEINBERG. I was told variously that
Gertrude and her sister went to Israel in the 1970's because the rest of
their family was there, and also that Gertrude and her sister were the
only survivors of the family after the Holocaust. Another relative told
me that Gertrude may have written a book about my husband's family
(family name is MARCUS/MARCUSE/MARKUSE). Whichever version is correct,
the common thread is that Gertrude Weinberg ended up in Israel sometime
in the 1970's.

If Gertrude were still alive, she would be in her late 80's. I am very
anxious to get in touch with Gertrude or any member of her family.
Please e-mail me privately.

Researching SIEGEL and SHAPIRO >from Anyksciai; PELOVITZ >from Kupiskis;
MARCUS/MARKUS/MARCUSE, Weinberg, Geselovitz >from Latvia?;
SHEFFERMAN/SHAFERMAN >from Kusinev?; LONDON >from Odessa


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Searching in Israel for WEINBERG from Latvia #general

Judith Marcus <jhmarcus@...>
 

I recently discovered that my husband's family was probably >from Kurland
in Latvia, and that my husband's grandfather and his brothers left
behind a sister when they emigrated. They later brought over one of the
sister's children, named Gertrude WEINBERG. I was told variously that
Gertrude and her sister went to Israel in the 1970's because the rest of
their family was there, and also that Gertrude and her sister were the
only survivors of the family after the Holocaust. Another relative told
me that Gertrude may have written a book about my husband's family
(family name is MARCUS/MARCUSE/MARKUSE). Whichever version is correct,
the common thread is that Gertrude Weinberg ended up in Israel sometime
in the 1970's.

If Gertrude were still alive, she would be in her late 80's. I am very
anxious to get in touch with Gertrude or any member of her family.
Please e-mail me privately.

Researching SIEGEL and SHAPIRO >from Anyksciai; PELOVITZ >from Kupiskis;
MARCUS/MARKUS/MARCUSE, Weinberg, Geselovitz >from Latvia?;
SHEFFERMAN/SHAFERMAN >from Kusinev?; LONDON >from Odessa


Zichron Kadashim #general

Vivian Kahn
 

I have just borrowed a book called Zichron Kadashim: L'Yehudi
Carpataros-Marmarosh >from the UC Berkeley Library. The author is Shlomo
Rozman. The book, which appears to be written in Yiddish, has a number of
photo illustrations and includes a list of towns and a memorial list of
persons who perished. I can read a number of the names and places but they
don't seem to be arranged in any kind of alphabetical order. There's a
lengthy table of contents, but no index.

Is there anyone out there who is familiar with this book and can give me
some idea of its contents and organization?

Vivian Kahn


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Zichron Kadashim #general

Vivian Kahn
 

I have just borrowed a book called Zichron Kadashim: L'Yehudi
Carpataros-Marmarosh >from the UC Berkeley Library. The author is Shlomo
Rozman. The book, which appears to be written in Yiddish, has a number of
photo illustrations and includes a list of towns and a memorial list of
persons who perished. I can read a number of the names and places but they
don't seem to be arranged in any kind of alphabetical order. There's a
lengthy table of contents, but no index.

Is there anyone out there who is familiar with this book and can give me
some idea of its contents and organization?

Vivian Kahn