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Did Barney Barnato and Sir David Harris walk together? #southafrica

oodrual@...
 

Reading about Barney Barnato (born as Barnet Isaacs) I find that at the time of the gold rush in Namibia he got there on foot, I read that his cousin Sir David Harris ( birth name not known by me) got there from Durban on foot.
Does anyone know: 1) David Harris' jewish name;2) whether they went together or not, or if one of them liked the story so much that he decided to use it, too.
Regards,
Ron Peeters
Ulvenhout(NL)


Re: My grandparents JONUSS and MAZUS from Ezere, Latvia #latvia #lithuania

Arlene Beare
 

Thank you Bernard for such an interesting history of your family. I looked up Matilda on Jewish gen and of course you're right it is a common name among Jewish women so I stand corrected.

Arlene Beare
Co-Director Latvia Research Division
 


Re: Translation Request Russian Metrical Book (Update from Earlier Post) #translation

mvayser@...
 

Hi Ann,
The original text implies that perhaps there was a landslide or a similar event that caused him his life.

Mike Vayser
 


Re: Possible Spam RE: making Donations to a Group in Lithuania (JGFF) #general

Angie Elfassi
 

Hi,

I also received such an approach from FF and I wrote to the 'owner' email for JewishGen. I did not get a reply and although Im sorry that other's have been approached, Im pleased this has been brought out publicly.

Regards
Angie Elfassi
Israel


ViewMate translation request - Russian #translation

Josh Poritz
 

Hi all,
 
I have posted of couple of additional pages from not-yet-translated Grodno/Ozery Revision Lists on ViewMate and am looking for translation of the entries on these two that pertain to the DZIVETETSKY, SCHMIGELSKY, or KHAZANOVITZ families:
 
 
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.
 
Thanks in advance!
 
Josh Poritz
New York, NY


Re: Finding My Grandfather's Siblings From Minsk #belarus

temafrank1@...
 

My grandfather left Minsk in 1913 for Montreal. He was from Igumen/Dukora. Listed his name when he immigrated as Boruch Idelzchik. In Canada it became Bennie Adelson. He had a brother named Sruel, but presumably not the same one because his brother died as a teenager in about 1913. His other brother was named Max (Mische?) and came to Canada a bit later.  My understanding is that ultimately he brought most of his many aunts and uncles to Canada. I'm attaching what I know of the family tree and names from Minsk gubernia. 

Tema Frank


Trying to make contact with family of NY psychiatrist Conrad Mehler 1914-2000 #usa #general

Neil Rosenstein
 

Dr. Mehler, a Holocaust survivor and NYC MD was father of Raya who married Charles Rosenzweig


ViewMate translation request – Russian #translation

Kim Sheintal
 

Hi Everyone,   
 
I posted three Russia records on ViewMate that I would like translated. My ggg grandparents from Raiciaz (Poland) are Leah and David Lejsman.
1908 death certificate for Abram Icek Lejsman akta 1  
1899 death certificate for Berek Lejsman akta 5
1900 death certificate for Jakow Majer Lejsman akta 28
https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM88162  
https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM88163
https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM88164
 
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.  
Thank you.
Kimberly Sheintal
Sarasota, Florida


trying to make contact with the Baschkin family of Rye, NY #usa

Neil Rosenstein
 

Bernard Baschkin who married Millicent, nee Auerbach and a descendant
of the Wiesel and Stern families was the father of Laurance and
Karen-Anne Paul. I am trying to trace the rabbinical roots of this
family.

Neil Rosenstein


-re Ackerman family in Hungary or Sub Carparhia #hungary

Lois Gottesman
 

I have Ackerman relatives who are from Barbovo in Subcarpathia. You may want to check records for that town (Hungarian name Bardhaza). 
 
Lois Gottesman


ViewMate Translation Request - Russian #translation

Lori Sandoval
 

Hello,

I've posted 3 vital records in Russian for which I would like translations. They are on ViewMate at the following addresses:

https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM88167





Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page. 

Thank you!

Lori Sandoval

Glendora, California, USA










Re: Seeking Romanian Birth Certificate / Researcher #romania

LarryBassist@...
 

Rabbi,
  You might try Dan Jurca. I have obtained many records through him.
His email is:

dan_j777@...

Hope that helps,
Larry Bassist
Springville, Utah


Translation Request Russian Metrical Book (Update from Earlier Post) #translation

Ann Scher
 

The link below is to a metrical book containing a death notice for Leiba Sharshevich (record M5) from Pakroujjis Lithuania. The translation from JewishGen is below.

The cause of death seems odd - is it correct? Is there any other genealogical information contained in this record?

Thank you (and thank you to the several people who responded to my earlier posting with very useful information about how to locate this specific record).

Ann Scher

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9GQ-JJLS?i=339

SHARSHEVICH, Leiba Shlioma

Pakroujis
21/2/1875
5 Adar 2
47
knock down with soil
Pakroujis
Panevezys
Kaunas
Pakruojis
1875
M5
2205128
2
430
LVIA1226/1/554


Re: Tombstone #translation

N. ARONSON
 

Shem Imo means "his mother's name". This is very common on tombstones in many places all over the world, not just in Hungary.
My experience is with Dutch tombstones and there many stones have it on. Even on stones of people who have no connection to Hungary.

N. Aronson
Manchester UK


The link for Kazerine Dossin

Jan Meisels Allen
 


Steven et al, 

I thought I had republished my posting on Kazerine Dossin.with a working link..this is the link

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee


Re: Looking for a Lower East Side photo. #photographs

Robert Murowchick
 

Success! Here are the buildings at 8 and 10 Delancey Street in a photo taken in Dec. 1907, featuring the Guttman Coffee House and Delicatessen (see attached image, and detail). Perhaps this is your grandfather's restaurant, or perhaps his replaced the Guttman? This photo is from the New York Historical Society, which has a full set of 1907 Delancey St. images, building by building, from Dec. 1907 at http://digitalcollections.nyhistory.org/islandora/search/delancey?type=dismax

Enjoy,
Bob M

Robert Murowchick    <robertmurowchick AT gmail.com>
Needham, MA

Researching these family links:
MUROWCHICK/MURAWCHICK/MURAWCZYK etc (David-Gorodok, Belarus, New Jersey, Chicago)
KUNECK/KONIK/KYONIK (Kozhan-Gorodok, Belarus)
EPSTEIN/EPSTINE (Gavish/Gavieze, Liepaja, Latvia)
SEGAL/SIEGEL (Tilsit, Koenigsburg, Germany; Baltimore; Chicago)


HOROWITZ marriage in Minsk 19th cent. Hashtags Minsk, HOROWITZ, AGOLNICK family, Rabbinic group #belarus

Yonatan Ben-Ari
 

Researching a supposed marriage of the son of a Rabbi David, Rabbi of
Novarodk, family name unknown to me, to a HOROWITZ daughter probably
around the early part of the 19th century. The groom's name was Moshe
(son of David son of Moshe of Klezk). Reportedly he adopted the
HOROWITZ family name and died relatively young. (Possibitiy that his
father, Rabbi David, had no family name.

As the (A)GOLNICK) family in USA are descendants of the above Rabbi
David of Novarodok, the above Moshe may be their ancestor.

TIA

Yoni Ben-Ari


Dieveniskes, Vilna (Divenishok), Lithuania, Grenoble, France, c1935 Photo for Identification #lithuania #photographs

Adam Cherson
 

Seeking to identify close friend of Blumeh (Movshovich) Berkovich, writing to Blumeh from Grenoble, France:



the postcard reads something like this:


“And I again settled in Grenoble. The mood is not to describe. And how are you? I didn't thank you for your friendship. Don't be upset/everything goes by [or ends] in this stupid life/the stupid existence becomes yesterday [news]/loses its whole importance___ Stupid post - again and again the same. ___I made piece with my destiny and you do the same. The game is over/the future preset. And work is awaiting me - again and again work. May God give us strength to cope with all. Be well your ...[illegible first name or 'friend' ] Wein.”


Adam Cherson



Havana, Cuba: Class Pictures Centro Israelita, 1942-43 #photographs

Adam Cherson
 

Comments: Photo from family collection of Samuel BENYAKONSKI. This photos shoe the 5th and 6th grade classes of 1942-43 at the Centro Israelita of Havana (located on Muralla/between Zulueta and Egido). Reasonable to suppose that some of these kids were of parents from Divenishok (Dieveniskes).

 

Families known to have been associated with the Centro Israelita of Havana during this period and who may have family in these photos:

ABRAMCZYK, AFRIN, ALTMAN, ARLIUK, BAUM, BAUMGART, BEYZER, BEREZDIVIN, BERGER, BIMBLICH, BLOCH, BOLTINSKI, COHEN, DREIMAN, EDELSHTEYN, FITER, GEITZHOLZ, GOLDSTEIN, GOLDWATER, GORFINKEL, HERTZBERG, HIMMELSHTEYN, HAIMOVICH, HANIVIESTKI, KATZ, HERSZFELD, KLEIMAN, KRAMER, KRIEGER, LAZAR, LEVINSON, LUBIN, MARKEVICH, MILINIFKER, MILLER, ORDER, RYBAK, SANDBERG, SCHLESINGER, SZLIPAKH, SCHUCHINSKI, SCHWED, SHAFTAL, SHKLAR, SHKOLNIK, STUTMAN, SZECHET, SZPRYNGIER, TAUBER, TENENBAUM, TUREK, WAGNER, WAHL, VOLBE, WEINER, VOLSON, YARMUS, ZAJAC, ZOLL

1941: 5th Grade (top row 3rd from viewer's left: Samuel BENYAKONSKI)

 


1942: 6th Grade:
(2nd row from back, furthest on viewer's right: Samuel BENYAKONSKI)


Adam Cherson


Nov. 4: Zoom lecture on facial recognition tools for unnamed family photos #events #announcements #photographs

Moriah Amit
 

Family History Today: Using Facial Recognition Tools to Identify Unnamed Ancestors
November 4 at 3 PM ET

In contrast to vital records, family photos do not impart clear, standardized information and have always posed a genealogical challenge. In 2019, amateur genealogist and data scientist Scott Genzer developed a technique for using free online facial recognition tools to identify people in photographs, and has successfully applied it to historical photos of the Jewish community of his ancestral town, Mielec, Poland, among others. In this presentation, he will offer a detailed demonstration of this technique and explain how it may help you break through some of your genealogical brick walls.

This program is sponsored by the Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute at the Center for Jewish History. It is supported, in part, by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Ticket Info: Pay what you wish; register at /tickets/family-history-today-2020-11-04 to receive a link to the Zoom program

PLEASE NOTE: Our system cannot currently handle registrations from outside the U.S. International registrants, please send an email to programs@... with your name, email address and the name of the program for which you would like to sign up. We will register you manually and send you the Zoom link for the program. This is a free program but donations are welcome at cjh.org/donate/donate-now.

Moriah Amit

 

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