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Re: Help needed to decipher handwriting of the name of vessel on attached Petition for Naturalization #usa

Sherri Bobish
 


Keren,

Have you tried finding his passenger manifest entering Quebec?
I suggest doing a soundex search on the surname, and assume his first name may have been different.
https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1823240

Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922

Regards,

Sherri Bobish


JGS of Illinois virtual meeting with Holocaust research webinar on Aug. 30 #announcements #jgs-iajgs

Martin Fischer
 

Genealogist Deborah Long to speak on Holocaust research on Aug. 30

 

Deborah H. Long, founder of the Triangle Jewish Genealogical Society in Durham/Chapel Hill, N.C., will speak on “Out of the Whirlwind: Finding Your Family Lost in the Holocaust” during the Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois virtual meeting. Her presentation, which will begin at 2 p.m. CDT, will be preceded at 1 p.m. by a genealogy question-and-answer discussion time.

 

 

This event is free and open to the public; however, Zoom will limit attendance to 100. To join the live streaming session, at the meeting time go to https://tinyurl.com/y3svjpcq. This webinar will be recorded so that JGSI’s paid members who are unable to view it live will be able to view the recording later.

 
The daughter of two Holocaust survivors, Deborah Long reviews in this presentation the best (as well as some of the obscure) resources and methods for determining the fate of those involved in the Holocaust, including survivors and victims. She will use examples from her own research to demonstrate the documents and artifacts she discovered.
 
For more information about this event, see https://jgsi.org/event-3605846
 

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Martin Fischer
Vice President-Publicity
Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois

JGSI website: https://jgsi.org


Translation of Death Record from a Ukrainian town written in German #translation

R Jaffer
 

I would like a translation of the death record of Meyer SANDBERG of Zolochiv. Please reply privately.

Thank you for your time.

Roberta Jaffer
Massachusetts


Re: US Naturalization questions (more or less general)#usa#general#records

isak@bm.technion.ac.il
 

Dear all

In his long discussion Mr. Cherson writes that Camille Pissaro was of Danish-French descent. Wrong! Jacob Abraham Camille Pissarro was born Jewish, to a father of Portuguese marrano extraction who was an active member of the little Jewish community of the island and to a local Jewish mother. He came in conflict with the Jewish community because he married the widow of his uncle which for the strict orthodox then and now is utterly forbidden. This has of course nothing to do with the judicial Cassirer issue. But to the many solutions suggested by Mr. Cherson I would add, why not donating the Pissaro to the Israel's Museum in Jerusalem?

 

Prof. Isak Gath MD, DIC, DSc (Elect. Eng)

Faculty of Biomedical Engineering             Tel. Office #972-4-8294115

Technion Israel Institute of Technology             Home #972-4-9835704

32000 Haifa, Israel

 


Translation of Death Record from a Ukrainian town written in German #translation

R Jaffer
 

I would like a translation of the death record of Meyer Sandberg of Zolochiv. 

Thank you


Passport from Jassy 1886 #romania #translation

Jan Burns
 

I have my great grandfathers passport form Jassy, 1886. I have scanned all the pages and would like to get them translated but don't know how to post to viewmate.
Jan Burns

Moderator note: For those of you who have used ViewMate, please help Jan and others with step by step directions on how it is done.
Thank you  


Re: Multiple (male) given names and Russian patronymics #general #names

N. Summers
 

I just learned that my ggf, who was known in the U.S. as Morris Alper, had the following names:
--Leib Mowshe Liss (on the passenge manifest in 1901)
--Morris Liss (on his certificate of naturalization in 1906)
--Morris L. Alper (in English on his tombstone in 1911)
--Moshe Leib, son of Yitzckok Yaakov (in Hebrew on his tombstone in 1911)

I had known that most of the Liss family changed their name to Alper when they came to the U.S., but the other names were a complete surprise to me!  I anticipate that I'll discover something similar for my ggm Chane/Sarah Ann/Annie.

PS: I had looked and looked for Morris' passenger arrival manifest on ancestry.com without success. Then I had an Ellis Island researcher look for him in their records but she didn't find him either. Finally, a few weeks ago I asked for help from this Discussion Group and one member finally found him on FamilySearch.  Two others gave me hints about how to confirm or dismiss the information using other records I had. And this weekend I received translations of his gravestone from the volunteers on ViewMate and all the pieces came together. It truly takes a village!


Nancy Summers

Maryland, USA

 

FINKELSTEIN, BOOKSTEIN, KOENIG/SUKOENIG, LUSMAN, SAGORODER/ZAGORODER (Radziwillow, Belarus/Ukraine; Ostrog, Poland/Belarus; Warsaw, Poland; Wolinsky, Russia/Ukraine)

LISS / ALPER  (Motol, Russia/Belarus)

LEAF / LIFSCHITZ ( Rechitsa, Belarus)


Viewmate--GERMAN translation requested #translation

Joseph Walder
 

I've posted a vital record in German for which I need a translation. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...
https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM85000
 
  This is a death record for Moses Moritz Graeber, probably born with the name Mojzesz Maurycy Graeber in Sanok, Galicia, Austria. I would appreciate as complete a translation as possible and in particular any information about Moses Moritz' parents, wife or children. I'm not able to decipher the handwritten German from this era. Many thanks.
 
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page. Thank you very much.
 
Joseph Walder
Portland, Oregon, USA


Re: Jones Avenue / Goel Tzedec Cemetery, Toronto #canada

Adam Turner
 

Good idea! I completely forgot about JewishData. Unfortunately, it's no help here - it doesn't appear that Jones Avenue (or any other cemetery in the city of Toronto) is cataloged there.

Adam Turner


Re: US Naturalization questions (more or less general) #general #records

viferra@outlook.com
 

Hi Rick,

I recently requested some documents from NARA via their website https://www.archives.gov/research/order and got this e-mail last week (about 2 weeks after the request):

Thank you for providing the Petition #s for your request. It makes our job so much easier.
Unfortunately, our facility is still closed due to COVID-19, so we do not have access to our records.
Your request has been placed in a queue and when we are finally able to reopen we will be in contact with you to complete your request.

So you can request documents, but your request will go into a queue with completion who knows when.

Good luck,

Vicky Furstenberg Ferraresi

Belmont, CA

researching: FUERSTENBERG (Gdansk, Berlin, Shanghai) 
PROCHOWNIK (Bydgoszcz, Berlin, Shanghai)
QUIATOWSKY (Berlin, Ujest/Ujazd))
BAUM (Gdansk)
FREYSTADT (Berlin, Sweden)
HEYMANN (Israel, Geneva)
SCHULVALTER (Berlin, Brazil)
SILBERSTEIN/SILVER (Gdansk, Chicago) 

 


Re: Belarus SIG Request for Volunteers #belarus #translation

Maurice I. Kessler
 

I have been doing the russian transliteration  for eric feinstein

maurice kessler   mikessler222@...


New Document translation needed (4)_1.pdf #translation

Jacques Klein
 

Following my previous message, I am looking for a translation in english of the attached document concerning the marriage in Lublin in 1917 of Berek SZER.
No need of a full translation, only the main points such as names, dates, places, ages, witnesses etc..
Many thanks
Jacques Klein
Paris, France


Re: US Naturalization questions (more or less general)#usa#general#records

isak@bm.technion.ac.il
 

Dear all

In his long discussion Mr. Cherson writes that Camille Pissaro was of Danish-French descent. Wrong! Jacob Abraham Camille Pissarro was born Jewish, to a father of Portuguese marrano extraction who was an active member of the little Jewish community of the island and to a local Jewish mother. He came in conflict with the Jewish community because he married the widow of his uncle which for the strict orthodox then and now is utterly forbidden. This has of course nothing to do with the judicial Cassirer issue. But to the many solutions suggested by Mr. Cherson I would add, why not donating it to the Israel's Museum in Jerusalem?

 

Prof. Isak Gath MD, DIC, DSc (Elect. Eng)

Faculty of Biomedical Engineering             Tel. Office #972-4-8294115

Technion Israel Institute of Technology             Home #972-4-9835704

32000 Haifa, Israel

 


Re: Jones Avenue / Goel Tzedec Cemetery, Toronto #canada

Sherri Bobish
 


Adam,

Another resource to try is https://jewishdata.com/
 
You can search by name, and see results that will show name of cemetery, but to see the photo of a stone you would need to subscribe to the site.  Some public libraries may have a subscription.

Regards,

Sherri Bobish


Re: US Naturalization questions (more or less general) #general #records

Sherri Bobish
 


Rick,

If she married in 1921, and her husband was already a citizen (by birth or by naturalization) than she automatically became a citizen.  She would not have had her own naturalization papers.

That law changed in 1922.

Interestingly, if a woman who was an American citizen married a man who was not a citizen than she lost her American citizenship.  This happened to my husband's gm in 1913, and she eventually petitioned to regain her citizenship. She was born in Manhattan.

Also, regarding manifests, see https://stevemorse.org/ for links to databases of manifests of various ports, including Baltimore.

Note that passenger's names sometimes are spelled differently in the index of different company's databases, i.e. I have seen (more than once) the name of a specific passenger spelled differently on the EIDB vs FamilySearch.  If you don't find the person when searching it pays to do a soundex search.

Regards,

Sherri Bobish


Re: DNA Tests #dna

Max Heffler
 

Also geni.com (from FTDNA)

 

From: Max Heffler
Sent: Monday, August 24, 2020 12:15 PM
To: main@...
Subject: RE: [JewishGen.org] DNA Tests #dna

 

Gedmatch.com

 

From: main@... [mailto:main@...] On Behalf Of Michelle Sandler via groups.jewishgen.org
Sent: Monday, August 24, 2020 10:20 AM
To: main@...
Subject: [JewishGen.org] DNA Tests #dna

 

I am the administrator of 9 DNA Tests.  The 9 family members tests were taken at FTDNA 10 - 6 years ago.  All have been transferred to MyHeritage.  They are all autosomal and either YDNA or MTDNA.  I just bought 2 kits on sale at Ancestry.  I plan to test myself and my husband first.  My husband is already in FTDNA and MyHeritage.  I have never tested before.  Besides FTDNA and MyHeritage where do I transfer them?   Is Gedmatch up and working again?

 

Michelle Sandler 

Westminster California   

 


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August 25, 2020: #events Genealogy Coffee Break #events #russia #poland #announcements

Moriah Amit
 

Tomorrow (8/25/2020) at 3:30 pm ET, tune into the Center for Jewish History's Facebook page for the next episode of Genealogy Coffee Break. Want to get the gist of your family's Polish and Russian-language records (without learning these languages)? Our genealogy librarians will show you how to recognize the basic layout of handwritten civil records and which online tools you can use to quickly verify a name or record typeTo join the live webinar, click "Follow" on the top of the Center's Facebook page and a notification will pop up on your screen when the webinar goes live. Note: If the notification doesn't appear, you can also find the webinar on our Facebook videos page once it goes live. Catch up on the entire series here

Moriah Amit, Senior Genealogy Librarian at the Center for Jewish History, NY, NY


Help needed to decipher handwriting of the name of vessel on attached Petition for Naturalization #usa

Keren Weiner
 

Requesting your assistance with deciphering the handwriting on the attached Petition for Naturalization for Abraham HOROWITZ, who arrived in New York on 3 June 1899.  The description of the vessel reads in part "...to Quebec and via R.R. and boat to N.Y." but the first two words of the vessel are a mystery we could sure use your help to solve.    With thanks,

Keren Weiner,  Pittsfield, MA kweiner2@...>


Re: MARANTZ - Odessa, Ukraine, Russia 1872 #ukraine #russia #austria-czech #unitedkingdom

Chuck Weinstein
 

Unfortunately, there are no known birth records from Odessa between 1845 and 1875.  If you have not checked the JewishGen Ukraine database for information about Naftali Marantz, you should.  We have a lot of records from Odessa available on line.  There are a lot of listings for Marantz in that database.

Chuck Weinstein
Towns Director, JewishGen Ukraine Research Division
chuck1@...


Re: Jewish "juniors" in Hungary mid-1800's #hungary #slovakia

peggyfreedman@...
 

I've found that the "rules" about naming children are really common customs that are used sometimes, but not always.  In addition to sons having the same name as a living relative, I've found that half brothers (same father, different mother) have the same names.  I haven't tracked down all the details yet, but it has happened often enough that I consider the Askenazi naming custom as just part of the evidence to be considered, not the final decision when evaluating the evidence.

Peggy Mosinger Freedman
Atlanta, GA

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