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researching my German family from Hesse including the Vogelsberg area #germany

Ken Krug
 

Hello GerSig,

I just joined the group. I have been doing genealogy research for
several years. I consider myself to be intermediate doing German Jewish
Genealogy research. I have visited the region and many of the towns and
cemetaries.

I live in Berkeley California and also have a home in LA. My native language
is English and I have some Hebrew and French.
I consider myself advanced in using a computer and my experience with
using the internet is extensive.

I have an interest in genealogy research using DNA and have entered
my autosomal results in Ancestry, FamilyTreeDNA and Gedmatch.

I have identified the names and birth and death dates of many members of
my family including some of my great great great grandparents.

My primary research goals now are to find out more about my family
history going back in time and to discover unknown cousins and family
branches.

My JGFF Researcher ID number is 250730
The family names and ancestral towns that I have entered in the JGFF
(JewishGen Family Finder) include the following. These are mostly
rural villages or small towns. In most cases I know family names from
the past and place names but don't have any other identifying
information.

BLUMENTHAL Nidda, Birstein; GOLDSCHMIDT Runkel, Villmar;
GRUNEWALD Giessen; HAAS Rulzheim; HEISCHELHEIM Giessen;
HEISCHELLHEIM and HESCHELHEIM >from Giessen; ROTHSCHILD Echzell;
SOMMER Birstein; SOMMER Crainfeld; STRAUSS Bad Soden Am Taunus, Crainfeld,
Gedern, and Niederhofheim; WALLENSTEIN Giessen, Lauterbach, and Nidda;

Kenneth M. Krug krugken@gmail.com Berkeley , California

Welcome to GerSIG. Thank you for your excellent research
and INTRO message. GerSIG Moderator


German SIG #Germany researching my German family from Hesse including the Vogelsberg area #germany

Ken Krug
 

Hello GerSig,

I just joined the group. I have been doing genealogy research for
several years. I consider myself to be intermediate doing German Jewish
Genealogy research. I have visited the region and many of the towns and
cemetaries.

I live in Berkeley California and also have a home in LA. My native language
is English and I have some Hebrew and French.
I consider myself advanced in using a computer and my experience with
using the internet is extensive.

I have an interest in genealogy research using DNA and have entered
my autosomal results in Ancestry, FamilyTreeDNA and Gedmatch.

I have identified the names and birth and death dates of many members of
my family including some of my great great great grandparents.

My primary research goals now are to find out more about my family
history going back in time and to discover unknown cousins and family
branches.

My JGFF Researcher ID number is 250730
The family names and ancestral towns that I have entered in the JGFF
(JewishGen Family Finder) include the following. These are mostly
rural villages or small towns. In most cases I know family names from
the past and place names but don't have any other identifying
information.

BLUMENTHAL Nidda, Birstein; GOLDSCHMIDT Runkel, Villmar;
GRUNEWALD Giessen; HAAS Rulzheim; HEISCHELHEIM Giessen;
HEISCHELLHEIM and HESCHELHEIM >from Giessen; ROTHSCHILD Echzell;
SOMMER Birstein; SOMMER Crainfeld; STRAUSS Bad Soden Am Taunus, Crainfeld,
Gedern, and Niederhofheim; WALLENSTEIN Giessen, Lauterbach, and Nidda;

Kenneth M. Krug krugken@gmail.com Berkeley , California

Welcome to GerSIG. Thank you for your excellent research
and INTRO message. GerSIG Moderator


JGS Toronto Wednesday June 17, 2015 Annual informative Brickwalls and Breakthroughs #general

Valerie Fox
 

JGS Toronto presents our Annual Brickwalls and Breakthroughs. This year
four of our Members will speak.

Place: Temple Sinai
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario

Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Time: 7:45 p.m. - NOTE earlier start time (doors open at 7:30 p.m.)

Speakers:

Linden Rees - Finding Delia : A Twenty-Five year Search

Judy Kasman: What I Have Learned >from a Lithuanian Internal Passport File

David Price: JRI-Poland's Latest Towns Added During the Past Year

Jacob Shapiro: Preparing for a Trip to Belarus

Non Members: $5.00

We hope to see you.

Valerie Miller Fox
Mentor Coordinator

Further Information: www.jgstoronto.ca or info@jgstoronto.ca or
telephone 647-247-6414


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS Toronto Wednesday June 17, 2015 Annual informative Brickwalls and Breakthroughs #general

Valerie Fox
 

JGS Toronto presents our Annual Brickwalls and Breakthroughs. This year
four of our Members will speak.

Place: Temple Sinai
210 Wilson Avenue
Toronto, Ontario

Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Time: 7:45 p.m. - NOTE earlier start time (doors open at 7:30 p.m.)

Speakers:

Linden Rees - Finding Delia : A Twenty-Five year Search

Judy Kasman: What I Have Learned >from a Lithuanian Internal Passport File

David Price: JRI-Poland's Latest Towns Added During the Past Year

Jacob Shapiro: Preparing for a Trip to Belarus

Non Members: $5.00

We hope to see you.

Valerie Miller Fox
Mentor Coordinator

Further Information: www.jgstoronto.ca or info@jgstoronto.ca or
telephone 647-247-6414


LitvakSIG Election Procedures - 2015 Board Elections #lithuania

Barry Halpern
 

The Nominating Committee has put forth three candidates to fill three
open seats on the Board of Directors of LitvakSIG. The nominees are:
Carol Hoffman, Dorothy Leivers and Philip S. Shapiro. They have
provided statements about their qualifications which have been posted
on the Members Only website at
https://litvaksigmembersonlysite.shutterfly.com/litvaksigdocuments

The election will take place by email ballot between June 21 and July
4, 2015. LitvakSIG members in good standing (those who paid $36 dues
for 2015) will receive an email ballot, which they must return by July
4th at 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time, to litvaksigvote@gmail.com.
Please make sure your SPAM filter will allow mail received
from litvaksigvote@gmail.com so you can receive your electronic ballot.
Members may vote in person instead at the beginning of the LitvakSIG
annual meeting at 2:00 PM (1400) during the IAJGS Conference on Jewish
Genealogy in Jerusalem, Israel, on Tuesday, July 7th, 2015.

The Bylaws require that a quorum of at least 10% of the members must
vote. Directors are elected who receive a plurality of the votes cast.
Each member may vote for three candidates.
Please review the statements of each of the candidates before casting
your vote. Members will receive an email ballot on June 21, 2015.
Please do not submit any votes prior to June 21.

New members may still join and vote in the election. The Treasurer
must receive your online credit card payment by July 4, 2015 at 11:59
PM Eastern Time in order to vote by electronic (email) ballot. The
Treasurer must receive your check payment by July 4, 2015 in order for
you to vote by electronic (email) ballot. Please don't wait until the
last moment to pay your dues if you would like to vote in this year's
election.

New members who join by credit card or check after July 4th or by
credit card or check in-person at the Conference may only vote
in-person at the July 7th meeting in Jerusalem.

If you would like to join LitvakSIG in order to participate in this
election and to support the ongoing work of LitvakSIG, annual dues are
US $36.00 and they may be paid online by going to:
http://www.litvaksig.org/contribute.

Dues may also be mailed to LitvakSIG, Inc., c/o Eden Joachim,
Treasurer, 41 Country Club Lane, Pomona, NY 10970 USA. Checks must be
drawn in $US and made payable to LitvakSIG, Inc.


Submitted by Barry Halpern, Chair, Election Committee 2015
Ralph Salinger, Member, Elecdtion Committee 2015
Grant Gochin, Member, Election Committee 2015


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania LitvakSIG Election Procedures - 2015 Board Elections #lithuania

Barry Halpern
 

The Nominating Committee has put forth three candidates to fill three
open seats on the Board of Directors of LitvakSIG. The nominees are:
Carol Hoffman, Dorothy Leivers and Philip S. Shapiro. They have
provided statements about their qualifications which have been posted
on the Members Only website at
https://litvaksigmembersonlysite.shutterfly.com/litvaksigdocuments

The election will take place by email ballot between June 21 and July
4, 2015. LitvakSIG members in good standing (those who paid $36 dues
for 2015) will receive an email ballot, which they must return by July
4th at 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time, to litvaksigvote@gmail.com.
Please make sure your SPAM filter will allow mail received
from litvaksigvote@gmail.com so you can receive your electronic ballot.
Members may vote in person instead at the beginning of the LitvakSIG
annual meeting at 2:00 PM (1400) during the IAJGS Conference on Jewish
Genealogy in Jerusalem, Israel, on Tuesday, July 7th, 2015.

The Bylaws require that a quorum of at least 10% of the members must
vote. Directors are elected who receive a plurality of the votes cast.
Each member may vote for three candidates.
Please review the statements of each of the candidates before casting
your vote. Members will receive an email ballot on June 21, 2015.
Please do not submit any votes prior to June 21.

New members may still join and vote in the election. The Treasurer
must receive your online credit card payment by July 4, 2015 at 11:59
PM Eastern Time in order to vote by electronic (email) ballot. The
Treasurer must receive your check payment by July 4, 2015 in order for
you to vote by electronic (email) ballot. Please don't wait until the
last moment to pay your dues if you would like to vote in this year's
election.

New members who join by credit card or check after July 4th or by
credit card or check in-person at the Conference may only vote
in-person at the July 7th meeting in Jerusalem.

If you would like to join LitvakSIG in order to participate in this
election and to support the ongoing work of LitvakSIG, annual dues are
US $36.00 and they may be paid online by going to:
http://www.litvaksig.org/contribute.

Dues may also be mailed to LitvakSIG, Inc., c/o Eden Joachim,
Treasurer, 41 Country Club Lane, Pomona, NY 10970 USA. Checks must be
drawn in $US and made payable to LitvakSIG, Inc.


Submitted by Barry Halpern, Chair, Election Committee 2015
Ralph Salinger, Member, Elecdtion Committee 2015
Grant Gochin, Member, Election Committee 2015


House numbers in Lublin Books of Permanent Residents #poland

Olivier Szlos <olivierszlos@...>
 

Thank you Logan Kleinwaks for his May 4th posting (see below).

As a follow-up, I have found excellent family information in these
census books. Information is both in Polish and also in Russian for
census updates and also for new Census information.
My question is the following: Do the house numbers correspond to
Street names? or were houses given numbers based on some kind of
system?

So the SZLOS (SZLOSSER, SZLOSS) families were residing in house
numbers 606, 609, 612, 620, 626, 630, and 641. Were they all in one
street or a cluster of homes? How do I map these numbers?

Thank you,
Olivier SZLOS

Subject: Lublin Books of Permanent Residents online
From: Logan Kleinwaks <kleinwaks@alumni.princeton.edu>
Date: Mon, 4 May 2015 18:13:07 -0400
X-Message-Number: 2

More than 12,000 scans of Lublin Books of Permanent Residents (Ksiegi
Ludnosci Stalej), a type of continuously updated census, in two series
apparently begun 1839/1840 and 1865, are viewable online via
http://szukajwarchiwach.pl/35/22/0/11/str/1/200#tabJednostki.

The 1839/1840 series is organized first by religion
(Christian/chrzescijanskiej and non-Christian/niechrzescijanskiej) and
then by house number, while the 1865 series is organized by house
number. There are also several incomplete name indices, though I do
not know the extent of their coverage.

I have not examined this collection carefully and cannot provide
guidance for its use, but perhaps someone else can do this. Books of
Residents are generally a rich genealogical source, but I lack the
expertise to place these in the context of other available Lublin
resources.

Logan Kleinwaks
kleinwaks@alumni.princeton.edu
near Washington, D.C.


JRI Poland #Poland House numbers in Lublin Books of Permanent Residents #poland

Olivier Szlos <olivierszlos@...>
 

Thank you Logan Kleinwaks for his May 4th posting (see below).

As a follow-up, I have found excellent family information in these
census books. Information is both in Polish and also in Russian for
census updates and also for new Census information.
My question is the following: Do the house numbers correspond to
Street names? or were houses given numbers based on some kind of
system?

So the SZLOS (SZLOSSER, SZLOSS) families were residing in house
numbers 606, 609, 612, 620, 626, 630, and 641. Were they all in one
street or a cluster of homes? How do I map these numbers?

Thank you,
Olivier SZLOS

Subject: Lublin Books of Permanent Residents online
From: Logan Kleinwaks <kleinwaks@alumni.princeton.edu>
Date: Mon, 4 May 2015 18:13:07 -0400
X-Message-Number: 2

More than 12,000 scans of Lublin Books of Permanent Residents (Ksiegi
Ludnosci Stalej), a type of continuously updated census, in two series
apparently begun 1839/1840 and 1865, are viewable online via
http://szukajwarchiwach.pl/35/22/0/11/str/1/200#tabJednostki.

The 1839/1840 series is organized first by religion
(Christian/chrzescijanskiej and non-Christian/niechrzescijanskiej) and
then by house number, while the 1865 series is organized by house
number. There are also several incomplete name indices, though I do
not know the extent of their coverage.

I have not examined this collection carefully and cannot provide
guidance for its use, but perhaps someone else can do this. Books of
Residents are generally a rich genealogical source, but I lack the
expertise to place these in the context of other available Lublin
resources.

Logan Kleinwaks
kleinwaks@alumni.princeton.edu
near Washington, D.C.


Glasgow Hebrew Burial Society Database #unitedkingdom

Webmaster JCR-UK
 

I am pleased to announce that following discussions with Derek Tobias,
the webmaster of the Glasgow Hebrew Burial Society (GHBS), the
Database of GHBS
(http://glasgowhebrewburialsociety.org/cemeteries.htm) is now
affiliated to JCR-UK. This database of burials in three of Glasgow's
Orthodox Jewish cemeteries contains records, including photographs of
all extant headstones as well as GPS coordinates for the individual
graves (still a work in progress as regards the two smaller
cemeteries), in the Glenduffhill Jewish Cemetery (approximately 7,600
burials >from 1934 to date); the Jewish Section of Riddrie Cemetery
(approximately 740 burials >from 1909 to 2003); and the Jewish Section
of Sandymount Cemetery (approximately 2,300 burials >from 1905 to
1993).

JCR-UK looks forward to this new relationship with the Glasgow Hebrew
Burial Society and is extremely grateful to Derek Tobias and all
others who have worked on the database.

For details of other recent significant additions to JCR-UK, see the
What's New section at http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/whatsnew.htm

--
David Shulman
Webmaster JCR-UK
Ra'anana, Israel
email: jcr-ukwebmaster@jgsgb.org.uk and jcrukwebmaster@gmail.com


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom Glasgow Hebrew Burial Society Database #unitedkingdom

Webmaster JCR-UK
 

I am pleased to announce that following discussions with Derek Tobias,
the webmaster of the Glasgow Hebrew Burial Society (GHBS), the
Database of GHBS
(http://glasgowhebrewburialsociety.org/cemeteries.htm) is now
affiliated to JCR-UK. This database of burials in three of Glasgow's
Orthodox Jewish cemeteries contains records, including photographs of
all extant headstones as well as GPS coordinates for the individual
graves (still a work in progress as regards the two smaller
cemeteries), in the Glenduffhill Jewish Cemetery (approximately 7,600
burials >from 1934 to date); the Jewish Section of Riddrie Cemetery
(approximately 740 burials >from 1909 to 2003); and the Jewish Section
of Sandymount Cemetery (approximately 2,300 burials >from 1905 to
1993).

JCR-UK looks forward to this new relationship with the Glasgow Hebrew
Burial Society and is extremely grateful to Derek Tobias and all
others who have worked on the database.

For details of other recent significant additions to JCR-UK, see the
What's New section at http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/whatsnew.htm

--
David Shulman
Webmaster JCR-UK
Ra'anana, Israel
email: jcr-ukwebmaster@jgsgb.org.uk and jcrukwebmaster@gmail.com


Jacobsen Ancestors #unitedkingdom

Arlene Beare
 

Helen Colby has sent me pictures of her Jacobsen family and I have put them
on my Ancestor's photos page accessed >from the Rigapage

http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/riga/rigapage.htm

click on Ancestor's photos and the Jacobsen photos are the latest addition
at the bottom of the page. Click on Jacobsen in the list at the top.

Arlene Beare
On my mother's side >from Lithuania and then Latvia Researching Dorfman (born
Birzai Lithuania and then lived in Riga) Scher /Blum(born Pandelys
Lithuania and then lived in Riga) Berman (born Lygumai Lithuania and then
lived in Jekabpils Latvia)

On my father's side >from Poland
Name Samuels Benjamin and brother Joseph Poland possibly Krakow and
Zychlin


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom Jacobsen Ancestors #unitedkingdom

Arlene Beare
 

Helen Colby has sent me pictures of her Jacobsen family and I have put them
on my Ancestor's photos page accessed >from the Rigapage

http://www.kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/riga/rigapage.htm

click on Ancestor's photos and the Jacobsen photos are the latest addition
at the bottom of the page. Click on Jacobsen in the list at the top.

Arlene Beare
On my mother's side >from Lithuania and then Latvia Researching Dorfman (born
Birzai Lithuania and then lived in Riga) Scher /Blum(born Pandelys
Lithuania and then lived in Riga) Berman (born Lygumai Lithuania and then
lived in Jekabpils Latvia)

On my father's side >from Poland
Name Samuels Benjamin and brother Joseph Poland possibly Krakow and
Zychlin


Angelina Ruth BEERS - Kingston #unitedkingdom

Rony Golan
 

Dear friends,

Angelina Ruth BEERS died in 1976 in Kingston. I have her death
certificate. The death was informed by her husband Thomas BEERS. They
were living at 38 Cardinal Avenue, Kingston.

I don't seem to find Fred's death registry, as the on-line sources end
by 1980. I could not trace a grave for him (nor her's) too.

I kindly ask for your help:

1. How can I locate Angelina & Fred's graves?
2. How can I trace Fred's death certificate (and hopefully find the informant)?

You help is greatly appreciated.

Thank you,

Rony Golan
Israel


Leeds Orthodox Jewish Cemeteries Databases - New feature #unitedkingdom

Webmaster JCR-UK
 

Some 20,000 files have now been updated and uploaded to the JCR-UK
databases to incorporate an exciting new feature into the database
search results in respect of burials in the Leeds UHC, BHH and New
Farnley Jewish Cemeteries.

The search result for each burial in these cemeteries now includes GPS
coordinates for the individual grave (accurate to about one metre)
together with a button which, when clicked, brings up a Google
satellite image of the cemetery section showing the location of the
grave.

See:
http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/Community/Leeds/cemeteries/BHH%20Cemetery/Cemetery_menu.htm
http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/Community/Leeds/cemeteries/New%20Farnley%20Cemetery/Cemetery_menu.htm
http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/Community/Leeds/cemeteries/UHC%20Cemetery/Cemetery_menu.htm

It is intended to add this feature to a number of other cemetery
databases in due course.

JCR-UK is extremely grateful to Alan Tobias and Derek Tobias for
developing and implementing this new feature.

For details of other recent significant additions to JCR-UK, see
http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/whatsnew.htm

David Shulman
JCR-UK Webmaster
Ra'anana, Israel
email: jcr-ukwebmaster@jgsgb.org.uk
http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom Angelina Ruth BEERS - Kingston #unitedkingdom

Rony Golan
 

Dear friends,

Angelina Ruth BEERS died in 1976 in Kingston. I have her death
certificate. The death was informed by her husband Thomas BEERS. They
were living at 38 Cardinal Avenue, Kingston.

I don't seem to find Fred's death registry, as the on-line sources end
by 1980. I could not trace a grave for him (nor her's) too.

I kindly ask for your help:

1. How can I locate Angelina & Fred's graves?
2. How can I trace Fred's death certificate (and hopefully find the informant)?

You help is greatly appreciated.

Thank you,

Rony Golan
Israel


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom Leeds Orthodox Jewish Cemeteries Databases - New feature #unitedkingdom

Webmaster JCR-UK
 

Some 20,000 files have now been updated and uploaded to the JCR-UK
databases to incorporate an exciting new feature into the database
search results in respect of burials in the Leeds UHC, BHH and New
Farnley Jewish Cemeteries.

The search result for each burial in these cemeteries now includes GPS
coordinates for the individual grave (accurate to about one metre)
together with a button which, when clicked, brings up a Google
satellite image of the cemetery section showing the location of the
grave.

See:
http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/Community/Leeds/cemeteries/BHH%20Cemetery/Cemetery_menu.htm
http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/Community/Leeds/cemeteries/New%20Farnley%20Cemetery/Cemetery_menu.htm
http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/Community/Leeds/cemeteries/UHC%20Cemetery/Cemetery_menu.htm

It is intended to add this feature to a number of other cemetery
databases in due course.

JCR-UK is extremely grateful to Alan Tobias and Derek Tobias for
developing and implementing this new feature.

For details of other recent significant additions to JCR-UK, see
http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/whatsnew.htm

David Shulman
JCR-UK Webmaster
Ra'anana, Israel
email: jcr-ukwebmaster@jgsgb.org.uk
http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk


LEFCOVITCH - JACOBS #unitedkingdom

Liz James
 

Dear Genners,

I am looking for the parents of Bernard (Barnett, Berrish) ) LEFCOVITCH who
was born about 1899 in either Russia or Poland.
He married Annie JACOBS on the 26 November 1916 at the East London
Synagogue.

I would also like to know the name of the parents of Annie JACOBS. She lived
in the South End of London.
Hoping someone can help me.

Liz James
Belbourne, Australia


JCR-UK SIG #UnitedKingdom LEFCOVITCH - JACOBS #unitedkingdom

Liz James
 

Dear Genners,

I am looking for the parents of Bernard (Barnett, Berrish) ) LEFCOVITCH who
was born about 1899 in either Russia or Poland.
He married Annie JACOBS on the 26 November 1916 at the East London
Synagogue.

I would also like to know the name of the parents of Annie JACOBS. She lived
in the South End of London.
Hoping someone can help me.

Liz James
Belbourne, Australia


Re: Troedeljude - Sackjude #germany

Alan Ehrlich
 

"[...] a translation >from German to English for words like Sackjude or
Troedeljude ?

A Troedeljude was a Jew who bought and sold "pre-owned" (used) items... a
second-hand goods dealer.

In a pre-mass consumption era, goods >from most product categories typically
were successively re-owned and reused, whether within the circle of family
and friends, or outright. Comparable markets today might include used cars,
thrift shops and national (even international) used goods franchises.

Alan Ehrlich. Geneva, Switzerland alan.ehrlich@ehrlich-online.com


German SIG #Germany Re: Troedeljude - Sackjude #germany

Alan Ehrlich
 

"[...] a translation >from German to English for words like Sackjude or
Troedeljude ?

A Troedeljude was a Jew who bought and sold "pre-owned" (used) items... a
second-hand goods dealer.

In a pre-mass consumption era, goods >from most product categories typically
were successively re-owned and reused, whether within the circle of family
and friends, or outright. Comparable markets today might include used cars,
thrift shops and national (even international) used goods franchises.

Alan Ehrlich. Geneva, Switzerland alan.ehrlich@ehrlich-online.com

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