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Monty Starr <monty@...>
 

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Keidan Jews #Keidan #Lithuania Translation #lithuania

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Re: Wolk family of Riga, Latvia, & NY #latvia

PJL427@...
 

Hi Francesca,
I know a lot of Mondragon's >from Bijucos (Sp?) and Lubiano, Estado de Mexico.
I think that there are some of that family in Michuacan which is not far away.
Is that where your Mondragon's are from? Were the Mondragon's conversos? If
so, do you have any information about the circumstances of their settling
there in the mountains or about them coming to Mexico. It is interesting
because there are are a number of families there that seem to marry only the
same families. For example, Mondragon-Jaimes, etc.

Philip

In a message dated 2/26/99 3:57:41 PM, mondragon@mail.utexas.edu writes:

<< >Regarding Volk, I assume they originally came >from northern LIthuania.
THere

are a huge number of Volk families who lived in Vilkomir Uyezd (Kovna
Guberniia)in 1858. I've seen their entries in the REvision List of that
year.


How would I go about seeing those Lists? I'm sorry if that's a dumb

question, I have only started this search. I am doing the search for Jess

Walters (Joshua Wolk) because he wanted to find his ancestors before he

died (he's 90) and leave the information for his granddaughter. (As for my

own quest, my ancestors were forced to become Conversos and were chased out

of Spain in the 1500s, and I can't find their relatives either, but that's

not relevant to this List.)



Palcovnik means COlonel. Sorry the guy renounced Judaism. He renounced the
most precious thing G-d gave him.
I know, so did my apparently Converso ancestors, who I suppose pretended

not to be Jewish but were anyway, one can only hope it wasn't completely

given up. Two of them whose names I know ended up in Mexico (marriage date

of 1580 in Mexico City), but no other information on their parents yet.



Francesca Sutton >>


Latvia SIG #Latvia Re: Wolk family of Riga, Latvia, & NY #latvia

PJL427@...
 

Hi Francesca,
I know a lot of Mondragon's >from Bijucos (Sp?) and Lubiano, Estado de Mexico.
I think that there are some of that family in Michuacan which is not far away.
Is that where your Mondragon's are from? Were the Mondragon's conversos? If
so, do you have any information about the circumstances of their settling
there in the mountains or about them coming to Mexico. It is interesting
because there are are a number of families there that seem to marry only the
same families. For example, Mondragon-Jaimes, etc.

Philip

In a message dated 2/26/99 3:57:41 PM, mondragon@mail.utexas.edu writes:

<< >Regarding Volk, I assume they originally came >from northern LIthuania.
THere

are a huge number of Volk families who lived in Vilkomir Uyezd (Kovna
Guberniia)in 1858. I've seen their entries in the REvision List of that
year.


How would I go about seeing those Lists? I'm sorry if that's a dumb

question, I have only started this search. I am doing the search for Jess

Walters (Joshua Wolk) because he wanted to find his ancestors before he

died (he's 90) and leave the information for his granddaughter. (As for my

own quest, my ancestors were forced to become Conversos and were chased out

of Spain in the 1500s, and I can't find their relatives either, but that's

not relevant to this List.)



Palcovnik means COlonel. Sorry the guy renounced Judaism. He renounced the
most precious thing G-d gave him.
I know, so did my apparently Converso ancestors, who I suppose pretended

not to be Jewish but were anyway, one can only hope it wasn't completely

given up. Two of them whose names I know ended up in Mexico (marriage date

of 1580 in Mexico City), but no other information on their parents yet.



Francesca Sutton >>


Re: Paul Berkay & Libau #latvia

PJL427@...
 

Hi,
Do you have the webpage address for Berkay. I am also working on Libau.
Philip

In a message dated 2/26/99 6:38:51 PM, hrhode@erols.com writes:

<< I've just examined the Webpage Berkay has constructed. He's
remarkable! And his ability to get interesting material is first class.

We should do our best to help him financially pay for the materials he
has access to.

HATS OFF TO HIM!

Yours,


Harold Rhode
>>


Latvia SIG #Latvia Re: Paul Berkay & Libau #latvia

PJL427@...
 

Hi,
Do you have the webpage address for Berkay. I am also working on Libau.
Philip

In a message dated 2/26/99 6:38:51 PM, hrhode@erols.com writes:

<< I've just examined the Webpage Berkay has constructed. He's
remarkable! And his ability to get interesting material is first class.

We should do our best to help him financially pay for the materials he
has access to.

HATS OFF TO HIM!

Yours,


Harold Rhode
>>


1825 Pernumernaten list plus #hungary

Louis Schonfeld <lmagyar@...>
 

A few announcements:

1.Marc Polster has put up the following database on our website:

Pernumeranten >from Sefer Schne Apharim by Rabbi Hirsch Brod. Published in
Prag 1825
Subscribers of the religious book discussing the mystical aspects of the
Jewish holidays
Direct access is - http://www.jewishgen.org/Hungary/Data.htm

It is currently the first item on the Data page of the website. Hopefully it is self-explanatory. Questions or comments about this list should be directed to me at Lmagyar@en.com

2. There are four volunteers transcribing the Munkacs burial list from
Hebrew into English. We need one more volunteer who is familiar with Hebrew
to do about five pages >from the list. It takes about 30 minutes to do a
page. I can send photocopies of the pages and a sample entry on an excel
spreadsheet with column headings. If someone comes forward soon we can have
that project completed in several weeks.

3. In the meantime our 1848 census project is moving forward. Would the
current volunteers of that project please report your progress to Marc
Polster and myself.

4. I would request that one of our Israeli subscribers find out more about
the Yad Vashem's proposed "Lists of Lists" and what role can the h-sig play
in contributing the names of the Hungarian victims of the Holocaust.

If you haven't visited our website recently I urge you to do so. Marc has
done an excellent job, and I for one am very proud of it as I hope you are
as well.

Please visit our website at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/Hungary/


Hungary SIG #Hungary 1825 Pernumernaten list plus #hungary

Louis Schonfeld <lmagyar@...>
 

A few announcements:

1.Marc Polster has put up the following database on our website:

Pernumeranten >from Sefer Schne Apharim by Rabbi Hirsch Brod. Published in
Prag 1825
Subscribers of the religious book discussing the mystical aspects of the
Jewish holidays
Direct access is - http://www.jewishgen.org/Hungary/Data.htm

It is currently the first item on the Data page of the website. Hopefully it is self-explanatory. Questions or comments about this list should be directed to me at Lmagyar@en.com

2. There are four volunteers transcribing the Munkacs burial list from
Hebrew into English. We need one more volunteer who is familiar with Hebrew
to do about five pages >from the list. It takes about 30 minutes to do a
page. I can send photocopies of the pages and a sample entry on an excel
spreadsheet with column headings. If someone comes forward soon we can have
that project completed in several weeks.

3. In the meantime our 1848 census project is moving forward. Would the
current volunteers of that project please report your progress to Marc
Polster and myself.

4. I would request that one of our Israeli subscribers find out more about
the Yad Vashem's proposed "Lists of Lists" and what role can the h-sig play
in contributing the names of the Hungarian victims of the Holocaust.

If you haven't visited our website recently I urge you to do so. Marc has
done an excellent job, and I for one am very proud of it as I hope you are
as well.

Please visit our website at:
http://www.jewishgen.org/Hungary/


Budapest Cemetery #hungary

Patricia J. Weisshaus <patjw28@...>
 

I heard some very alarming news yesterday >from my sister-in-law who lives
in Budapest. She said some of the cemeteries are being disturbed in order
to make room for the newly dead. She said her mother's gravesite was gone.

Can anyone confirm or deny that this is true?

Pat


Re: Budapest Cemeteries #hungary

Patricia J. Weisshaus <patjw28@...>
 

I wrote a message yesterday about the Budapest Cemeteries being destroyed
in order to make room for new burials, according to my sister-in-law.

Today my husband talked to his brother (her husband) and he said, yes, this
was happening to the state cemeteries but not the Jewish ones.

I hope I didn't upset anyone by my original message.

Pat


Hungary SIG #Hungary Budapest Cemetery #hungary

Patricia J. Weisshaus <patjw28@...>
 

I heard some very alarming news yesterday >from my sister-in-law who lives
in Budapest. She said some of the cemeteries are being disturbed in order
to make room for the newly dead. She said her mother's gravesite was gone.

Can anyone confirm or deny that this is true?

Pat


Hungary SIG #Hungary Re: Budapest Cemeteries #hungary

Patricia J. Weisshaus <patjw28@...>
 

I wrote a message yesterday about the Budapest Cemeteries being destroyed
in order to make room for new burials, according to my sister-in-law.

Today my husband talked to his brother (her husband) and he said, yes, this
was happening to the state cemeteries but not the Jewish ones.

I hope I didn't upset anyone by my original message.

Pat


SPIEGEL from Brody #galicia

Len Pincus <lennyp@...>
 

My GM Rifka Leah SPIEGEL was born in Brody in 1867 and Came to the US in
about 1890. Where might I find any records for the family she left behind
in Brody? Her father's name was Louis and her mother was Pauline. I assume
they were both dead by 1896 since her first two children were named after
her parents.
Any help or connections will be appreciated.

Len Pincus

lennyp@pe.net


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia SPIEGEL from Brody #galicia

Len Pincus <lennyp@...>
 

My GM Rifka Leah SPIEGEL was born in Brody in 1867 and Came to the US in
about 1890. Where might I find any records for the family she left behind
in Brody? Her father's name was Louis and her mother was Pauline. I assume
they were both dead by 1896 since her first two children were named after
her parents.
Any help or connections will be appreciated.

Len Pincus

lennyp@pe.net


"And I Still See Their Faces" page index #galicia

Jane Lachs <Jane@...>
 

For your information.
Please excuse the duplication if you've seen this on
Jewishgen.

I visited the photo exhibition "And I Still See Their Faces"
and also bought the book.
Jewish faces in Poland before the war.
It's a beautiful album with hundreds of photos that are
quite moving when you read the accompaning text.

If you want to know whether a photo of someone
you are researching is in the book I have scanned
the index and put it on my homepage.
But even if you don't find an ancestor it's worth
buying the book to get an idea how they lived in
Poland before the second world War.

Regards >from Jane Lachs
Jane@Henio.Muc.De

Researching SHAW, TINGLE, CRAWSHAW, FIRTH, BREARLEY, HAIGH,
BEAUMONT, CARR in Yorkshire.
LACHS in Stryhance or anywhere in the Ukraine and anywhere else.
STERN in Berezany or anywhere in the Ukraine
SILBERFELD in Potoczany or anywhere in the Ukraine and anywhere
else.
<http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Fields/9499/>

MODERATOR NOTE: I have seen this book and noted that there are
very many photos of residents of Galician towns, names mentioned.
Thanks, Jane, for sharing this with us.


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia "And I Still See Their Faces" page index #galicia

Jane Lachs <Jane@...>
 

For your information.
Please excuse the duplication if you've seen this on
Jewishgen.

I visited the photo exhibition "And I Still See Their Faces"
and also bought the book.
Jewish faces in Poland before the war.
It's a beautiful album with hundreds of photos that are
quite moving when you read the accompaning text.

If you want to know whether a photo of someone
you are researching is in the book I have scanned
the index and put it on my homepage.
But even if you don't find an ancestor it's worth
buying the book to get an idea how they lived in
Poland before the second world War.

Regards >from Jane Lachs
Jane@Henio.Muc.De

Researching SHAW, TINGLE, CRAWSHAW, FIRTH, BREARLEY, HAIGH,
BEAUMONT, CARR in Yorkshire.
LACHS in Stryhance or anywhere in the Ukraine and anywhere else.
STERN in Berezany or anywhere in the Ukraine
SILBERFELD in Potoczany or anywhere in the Ukraine and anywhere
else.
<http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Fields/9499/>

MODERATOR NOTE: I have seen this book and noted that there are
very many photos of residents of Galician towns, names mentioned.
Thanks, Jane, for sharing this with us.


Polish pronounciation of Piecyn #general

Elsebeth Paikin
 

I would be grateful, if someone could help me with the pronounciation of
the Polish name: Piecyn

Thank you in advance!

Best regards

Elsebeth Paikin
Coordinator of the Paikin Genealogy Project
e-mail: elsebeth@paikin.dk
http://www.image.dk/~epaikin


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Polish pronounciation of Piecyn #general

Elsebeth Paikin
 

I would be grateful, if someone could help me with the pronounciation of
the Polish name: Piecyn

Thank you in advance!

Best regards

Elsebeth Paikin
Coordinator of the Paikin Genealogy Project
e-mail: elsebeth@paikin.dk
http://www.image.dk/~epaikin


GREENSPAN/MARION--NY Times Obituary help #general

Laur <jborman@...>
 

I am trying to find an obituary of a relative, Maury Greenspan aka George
Marion, who died in the 1950s. I am told that the obituary was written up
in the New York Times. Is there anyone who has access to the NY Obituary
Index who'd be willing to help out? Maury was a friend of the writer,
Howard Fast. Thank you so much. Please reply to jborman@iquest.net

Jim Borman
Indianapolis, IN


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen GREENSPAN/MARION--NY Times Obituary help #general

Laur <jborman@...>
 

I am trying to find an obituary of a relative, Maury Greenspan aka George
Marion, who died in the 1950s. I am told that the obituary was written up
in the New York Times. Is there anyone who has access to the NY Obituary
Index who'd be willing to help out? Maury was a friend of the writer,
Howard Fast. Thank you so much. Please reply to jborman@iquest.net

Jim Borman
Indianapolis, IN