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Descendants of Sarah RAMPEL #general

ArnmarH <arnmarh@...>
 

Searching for descendants of Sarah RAMPEL (RAMPLE) of Syracuse New York

Marilynn Handelman ArnmarH@aol.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Descendants of Sarah RAMPEL #general

ArnmarH <arnmarh@...>
 

Searching for descendants of Sarah RAMPEL (RAMPLE) of Syracuse New York

Marilynn Handelman ArnmarH@aol.com


BEARROW #general

Traci S. K. Thysell-McPherson <tracibear@...>
 

Would anyone happen to know the origination of the surname of BEARROW?

Any help much apprieciated as always!

Thanks in advance,
Traci :-)
Traci S. K. Thysell-McPherson


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen BEARROW #general

Traci S. K. Thysell-McPherson <tracibear@...>
 

Would anyone happen to know the origination of the surname of BEARROW?

Any help much apprieciated as always!

Thanks in advance,
Traci :-)
Traci S. K. Thysell-McPherson


Re: Russia=Poland=Lithuania, etc. #general

MarkGrekin <markgrekin@...>
 

Chuck Weinstein in San Mateo, CA posted the follows:

<< There have been a few posts over the past few days regarding shtetlach in
Russia. During the 19th Century, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus, Ukraine,
etc. did not exist. I have seen census records that note the place of birth as
Warsaw, Russia. Almost all Jews who came >from what is now any of the above
countries, along with the rest of the Baltics, would say they came >from Russia.
Therefore, Vilna Russia, is just as acceptable as Vilna, Lithuania, a place
which would not have existed 100 years ago. If your ancestor came from
Anatevka, Russia, it pays to check and see if that town is today in another
country.

Dear Chuck,

Though the meaning of your post is understandable, you should be more careful
with historical facts.
In19th Century Poland, Belarus', Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia were in
existence as parts of Russian Empire; Poland ans Belarus' under their own
names, Ukraine under it's own name or under the name "Malorossia", Lithuania,
Latvia and Estonia - under names "Lifliandia, Kurliandia and Estliandia. Just
couple of days ago there was a post >from a Jewishgenner whose ancestors were
proud to be >from "Kurliand" meaning they were >from Kurliandia.
Because all the countries you mentioned were parts of Russian Empire,
emigrating Jews did not bother to mention the specific region they came from
but that doesn't mean that the countries did not exist.
Mark Grekin


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Russia=Poland=Lithuania, etc. #general

MarkGrekin <markgrekin@...>
 

Chuck Weinstein in San Mateo, CA posted the follows:

<< There have been a few posts over the past few days regarding shtetlach in
Russia. During the 19th Century, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus, Ukraine,
etc. did not exist. I have seen census records that note the place of birth as
Warsaw, Russia. Almost all Jews who came >from what is now any of the above
countries, along with the rest of the Baltics, would say they came >from Russia.
Therefore, Vilna Russia, is just as acceptable as Vilna, Lithuania, a place
which would not have existed 100 years ago. If your ancestor came from
Anatevka, Russia, it pays to check and see if that town is today in another
country.

Dear Chuck,

Though the meaning of your post is understandable, you should be more careful
with historical facts.
In19th Century Poland, Belarus', Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia were in
existence as parts of Russian Empire; Poland ans Belarus' under their own
names, Ukraine under it's own name or under the name "Malorossia", Lithuania,
Latvia and Estonia - under names "Lifliandia, Kurliandia and Estliandia. Just
couple of days ago there was a post >from a Jewishgenner whose ancestors were
proud to be >from "Kurliand" meaning they were >from Kurliandia.
Because all the countries you mentioned were parts of Russian Empire,
emigrating Jews did not bother to mention the specific region they came from
but that doesn't mean that the countries did not exist.
Mark Grekin


Passenger manifest records in Bremen #general

Evrotz@...
 

Our son will be in Bremen on business the last week of October. Where should
he go to check on passenger manifest records >from there to the U.S. My
grandfather, BENJAMIN (HIMMELSTEIN) STONE left Korets, Ukraine and I believe
sailed >from there about 1903-04. TIA

Evelyn Goldberg Rotz
Evrotz@aol.com

Researching: ARONOFSKY--Slobodka/Kaunas, Lith.
BLUMENTHAL--Slobodka/Kaunas, Lith./Vilnius
GOLDBERG--Marijampole, Lith.
HIMMELSTEIN/STONE--Korets, Ukraine
RATZ/ROTZ/RAZ--Chervonograd, Ukraine
SAN/SANN/SOHN-Zarszyn/Sanok, Poland


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Passenger manifest records in Bremen #general

Evrotz@...
 

Our son will be in Bremen on business the last week of October. Where should
he go to check on passenger manifest records >from there to the U.S. My
grandfather, BENJAMIN (HIMMELSTEIN) STONE left Korets, Ukraine and I believe
sailed >from there about 1903-04. TIA

Evelyn Goldberg Rotz
Evrotz@aol.com

Researching: ARONOFSKY--Slobodka/Kaunas, Lith.
BLUMENTHAL--Slobodka/Kaunas, Lith./Vilnius
GOLDBERG--Marijampole, Lith.
HIMMELSTEIN/STONE--Korets, Ukraine
RATZ/ROTZ/RAZ--Chervonograd, Ukraine
SAN/SANN/SOHN-Zarszyn/Sanok, Poland


URIS family in New York #general

Carol Rombro Rider
 

In going through some old pictures recently, my mother handed me one that had
been given to her family by a friend. It is a beautiful wedding picture of a
man named David URIS and his new bride. He was living in Baltimore in the
late 1940's or so, and he was originally >from New York.
If you are related to this person and would like the picture, please let
me know. It is too beautiful to throw away, and I would like to find it a
good home.

Carol Rombro Rider Baltimore, Maryland USA CRomRider@aol.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen URIS family in New York #general

Carol Rombro Rider
 

In going through some old pictures recently, my mother handed me one that had
been given to her family by a friend. It is a beautiful wedding picture of a
man named David URIS and his new bride. He was living in Baltimore in the
late 1940's or so, and he was originally >from New York.
If you are related to this person and would like the picture, please let
me know. It is too beautiful to throw away, and I would like to find it a
good home.

Carol Rombro Rider Baltimore, Maryland USA CRomRider@aol.com


Searching: FRIEDMAN, NJ #general

Michael Trapunsky <mtrap@...>
 

Hi all,

I'm posting this as a follow up to a previous posting regarding the
FRIEDMAN family of the Newark, NJ (late 1800's to mid 1900's).

Louis and Bertha (Beila) FRIEDMAN came >from Warsaw, Poland and lived New
York and then Newark, NJ. Louis was a baker in New Jersey and Bertha ran a
chicken shop (butcher shop ?) next door.

They had at least 2 children:
1 - Jack (born 1900) was a policeman on the Newark Police force. He retired
to N. Miami Beach where he passed away.

2- They also had a daughter Pearl who married a George GALIN (or some other
variation). They later changed their name to GALE.

If anyone knows anything about this family I would love to hear >from you.

Thank you very much

Michael Trapunsky
mtrap@idt.net
Rego Park, NY


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Searching: FRIEDMAN, NJ #general

Michael Trapunsky <mtrap@...>
 

Hi all,

I'm posting this as a follow up to a previous posting regarding the
FRIEDMAN family of the Newark, NJ (late 1800's to mid 1900's).

Louis and Bertha (Beila) FRIEDMAN came >from Warsaw, Poland and lived New
York and then Newark, NJ. Louis was a baker in New Jersey and Bertha ran a
chicken shop (butcher shop ?) next door.

They had at least 2 children:
1 - Jack (born 1900) was a policeman on the Newark Police force. He retired
to N. Miami Beach where he passed away.

2- They also had a daughter Pearl who married a George GALIN (or some other
variation). They later changed their name to GALE.

If anyone knows anything about this family I would love to hear >from you.

Thank you very much

Michael Trapunsky
mtrap@idt.net
Rego Park, NY


Re: DOKSHITSY #general

David Goldman <davic@...>
 

I just wanted to clarify that the town of Dokshitsy is listed as being
in the Borisov district. Someone had recently posted in reference to
Dokshitsy, and I found a document referring to it as being in the
Borisov district which is not all that far >from Minsk.

David Goldman
davic@erols.com


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen RE: DOKSHITSY #general

David Goldman <davic@...>
 

I just wanted to clarify that the town of Dokshitsy is listed as being
in the Borisov district. Someone had recently posted in reference to
Dokshitsy, and I found a document referring to it as being in the
Borisov district which is not all that far >from Minsk.

David Goldman
davic@erols.com


Gregarian Calendar #general

Schamroth <scham@...>
 

In order to interpret the dates on some Polish records, I need to know
exactly when Galicia/Poland took on the Gregorian Calendar. For those who
want to know why it is important to know this date, the following
information may be of use:

Until the 16th century, the Julian calendar system was used almost
universally. This was based on a solar year of exactly 365+ALw- days even though
the solar year is somewhat less than this amount. By 1582, the Julian
calendar system was found to be about 10 days ahead of the actual solar
year, and an adjustment was necessary. With the help of the astronomer
Christopher Clavius, Pope Gregory XIII introduced two adjustments, and the
Gregorian calendar +IBQ- which is still in use today +IBQ- was established. These
two calendar adjustments were as follows:

a) Ten days were removed >from the calendar in 1582. This was immediately
accepted in Spain, Portugal and Italy. The 5th of October of that year was
thus followed by the 15th of October. Riots actually broke out in several
European cities since people believed their lives were being shortened by
ten days+ACE- Germany, Sweden and Denmark accepted the changes in 1700, whereas
the Gregorian calendar system was only accepted in England in 1752. By that
time, the Julian calendar was 12 days ahead of the tropical year, and the
2nd of September of that year was thus followed by the 14th of September. In
Russia, the Gregorian calendar was finally accepted on the 14th of February
1918, by which time 13 days had to be dropped.

b) A centenary year not divisible by 400 is not a leap year. The years 1700,
1800 and 1900 are therefore not leap years, whereas the years 1600 and 2000
are.

It follows that the Gregorian calendar is currently 13 days ahead of the
Julian calendar (10 days for the initial correction, plus 1 day each for the
three +ACI-skipped+ACI- leap years in 1700, 1800, and 1900). Thus 1st January in the
Julian calendar corresponds to 14th January in the current Gregorian
calendar.

Again, my question ...does anyone know when Poland took on the Gregorian
calendar system?

Julian SCHAMROTH


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Gregarian Calendar #general

Schamroth <scham@...>
 

In order to interpret the dates on some Polish records, I need to know
exactly when Galicia/Poland took on the Gregorian Calendar. For those who
want to know why it is important to know this date, the following
information may be of use:

Until the 16th century, the Julian calendar system was used almost
universally. This was based on a solar year of exactly 365+ALw- days even though
the solar year is somewhat less than this amount. By 1582, the Julian
calendar system was found to be about 10 days ahead of the actual solar
year, and an adjustment was necessary. With the help of the astronomer
Christopher Clavius, Pope Gregory XIII introduced two adjustments, and the
Gregorian calendar +IBQ- which is still in use today +IBQ- was established. These
two calendar adjustments were as follows:

a) Ten days were removed >from the calendar in 1582. This was immediately
accepted in Spain, Portugal and Italy. The 5th of October of that year was
thus followed by the 15th of October. Riots actually broke out in several
European cities since people believed their lives were being shortened by
ten days+ACE- Germany, Sweden and Denmark accepted the changes in 1700, whereas
the Gregorian calendar system was only accepted in England in 1752. By that
time, the Julian calendar was 12 days ahead of the tropical year, and the
2nd of September of that year was thus followed by the 14th of September. In
Russia, the Gregorian calendar was finally accepted on the 14th of February
1918, by which time 13 days had to be dropped.

b) A centenary year not divisible by 400 is not a leap year. The years 1700,
1800 and 1900 are therefore not leap years, whereas the years 1600 and 2000
are.

It follows that the Gregorian calendar is currently 13 days ahead of the
Julian calendar (10 days for the initial correction, plus 1 day each for the
three +ACI-skipped+ACI- leap years in 1700, 1800, and 1900). Thus 1st January in the
Julian calendar corresponds to 14th January in the current Gregorian
calendar.

Again, my question ...does anyone know when Poland took on the Gregorian
calendar system?

Julian SCHAMROTH


US Holocaust Museum Archives list #general

james gross <larklane@...>
 

hello,
As you know, the US Holocaust Museum has a wealth
of info for those hunting for relatives. Among the material
held at the US Holocaust Museum archives are lists of
post-WWII refugees. I was sent a detailed list of extracted
ads >from the publication "AUFBAU". This list of over
100 pages comprises the period 11/44-8/46. I have a feeling
that ads exist beyond the 1946 time period. The USHM
list states that the ads are in German. I will have to take
a look at some of them to determine how readable they
are by a non-German speaking person like myself.
The USHM archive has a webpage which I found by
typing "US Holocaust Museum" in yahoo's search box.

James H. Gross
Cherry Hill, N.J.
e-mail: larklane@juno.com
Gross-Steinberg Family Tree
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/6721/


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen US Holocaust Museum Archives list #general

james gross <larklane@...>
 

hello,
As you know, the US Holocaust Museum has a wealth
of info for those hunting for relatives. Among the material
held at the US Holocaust Museum archives are lists of
post-WWII refugees. I was sent a detailed list of extracted
ads >from the publication "AUFBAU". This list of over
100 pages comprises the period 11/44-8/46. I have a feeling
that ads exist beyond the 1946 time period. The USHM
list states that the ads are in German. I will have to take
a look at some of them to determine how readable they
are by a non-German speaking person like myself.
The USHM archive has a webpage which I found by
typing "US Holocaust Museum" in yahoo's search box.

James H. Gross
Cherry Hill, N.J.
e-mail: larklane@juno.com
Gross-Steinberg Family Tree
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/6721/


Re: STAWISKI, Poland #poland

Steve Slesinger <slesingersteve@...>
 

I don't know about films >from there, but the "Shtetl Finder Gazetteer"
(c) 1980 lists:

Stavisk
Stawiski, W of Bialystok
Located north of and close to Lomzha, 1880-Hamagid printed an item from
Zvi Hirsh Nidenbarg, Kagan 5723.


STAWISKI, Poland #poland

Michael Tobias <Michael@...>
 

In message <LYR8241-23429-1998.10.19-00.01.36--michael#mtobias.demon.co.
uk@lyris.jewishgen.org>, JRI-Poland digest <jri-pl@lyris.jewishgen.org>
writes

Subject: STAWISKI, Poland
From: "Jose Gutstein" <jmg-miami@email.msn.com>
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 1998 17:10:18 -0400
X-Message-Number: 1

Is anyone aware of any LDS films for Stawiski, Poland (in
Lomza, gubernia)?

I didn't find that town listed at all among the many towns
in the LDS list at the JRI-Poland site.

Thanks,

Jose Gutstein
JMG-Miami@msn.com
Jose,

There are no known JEWISH records as far as I am aware. However, in
some recent work I was doing on mixed religion records (the pre 1826
Roman Catholic registers) in the area I discovered Stawiski records.

It appears that prior to 1826 the Jewish population in Stawiski did not
register their vital events there, but in the neighbouring village of
Poryte.

Poryte 5322 2205 (Kolno 7 miles WNW, Nowogrod 13 miles SW)
Mormon microfilms 0996285,0996286

The only Jewish records found were 1808-1811 births and so there are
absolutely no surnames. 63 records in total >from the following towns:

Poryte: 1
Wscieklice: 2
Zaborowo: 3
Zeskrodzie: 1
Korzeniste: 1
Budy Poryckie: 1
Dzierzbia: 1
Stawiski: 53


Unless you can trace your families back to the early 19th century in
Stawiski it is unlikely these records will be of use to you. I will of
course offer any assistance I can. Any interested Stawiski researchers
should contact me privately.

--
Michael Tobias