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Re: Des Moines question

Judith Singer
 

"Jewish Glendale Cemetery" refers to one area of the Glendale Cemetery, which is maintained by the City of Des Moines and is ecumenical. Other areas of Glendale are devoted to Masons, veterans, infants, etc. There's a map of Glendale Cemetery with the sections outlines at https://maps.dsm.city/docs/maps/Glendale_Cemetery.pdf.  

Jews are also buried at Woodland Cemetery in Des Moines, plus Temple B'nai Jeshurun maintains a closed inactive cemetery on the East Side of Des Moines (where Eastern European Jews originally settled in Des Moines). The City of Des Moines also maintains three smaller cemeteries in addition to Glendale and Woodland but I am not aware of any Jews buried in those other three (that doesn't mean there aren't any, just that I'm not aware of them). The Iowa Jewish Historical Society might be able to provide more information about those other three.  

Happy holidays - Judith Singer

 


(United Kingdom) Royal Air Force Museum New Website Casualty Forms For WW l

Jan Meisels Allen
 

 

 

 

The Royal Air Force Museum launched a new website: Casualty Forms that enables visitors to explore the casualty forms of officers of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force who served on the Western Front and in the Middle East during the First World War.  To visit the site go to:  https://www.casualtyforms.org/  Enter a surname on the search field. If the name you are searching is in their database then a list of casualties with that surname will appear. Click on the one you wish to review under “view full record”. You can download the forms to your computer. There is also a printed page of the record data, such as names, date of birth, rank and regiment.

 

The forms include information on casualty details, postings, periods of leave, promotions and decorations. Some may also have information on place of burial and name of the officiant. Much of the information on the forms may NOT be recorded in the personnel files held at the (UK) National Archives.

 

To mark the centenary of the First World War and the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Royal Air Force in 2018, the RAF Museum decided to undertake a project which would enable greater access to the records.  There are about 25,000 forms. The collection is not unique to the UK,  and includes information on Canadians as well as Australians.

 

The RAF Museum also holds digitized First World war Casualty Cares at the RAF Museum Story vault at:

http://www.rafmuseumstoryvault.org.uk/

 

Thank you to Gail Dever for sharing this information on her blog, Genealogy à la carte.

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 

 

 

 


Re: Iasi Cemetery Records #romania

ch.harter@...
 

Are these records available? I believe my great grandfather may have
been buried there. The family name was Sapusnik.

Carole Harter
Pomona, CA

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Re: HAIM and GEIGER family #romania

luc radu <luc.radu@...>
 

Our group has acquired and indexed the Vaslui civil records. There are
definitely birth and death records for children of Leiba and Hana Haim. You
could join the FB group "Jewish Genealogy in Romanian Moldova" for further
information.

Luc Radu
Great Neck, NY

&#65279;On 12/24/19, 2:53 PM, "Romania SIG on behalf of Olga Ricard olgaricard@..." <rom-sig@...> wrote:

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Dear all

I&#65533;m looking for my grandmother family.
The father of my grand mother was Peretz HAIM was >from Vaslui and the mother
of my grand mother was Pepi GEIGER >from Iasi.
- Ioulios and Rachel Gaiger / Geiger were the Parents of Leon, Iozef, Carol
and Pepi (my great grand mother).
We don't have a clue what happened to Carol, Leon and Iozef my great grand
mother's brothers.
I hope that I can reconnect to their great grandchild

- looking for Haim family >from Vaslui. My great great grand father was Leiba
and Hannah Haim, parents of Peretz Haim. I don&#65533;t know if he had brother and
sister.
Thanks for your help.
Olga


Re: HAIM and GEIGER family #romania

luc.radu@...
 

If this Leiba sin Haim died in 1935, the marriage record was also found...

Luc Radu

On 12/25/19, 10:02 AM, "luc radu" <luc.radu@...> wrote:

Our group has acquired and indexed the Vaslui civil records. There are
definitely birth and death records for children of Leiba and Hana Haim. You
could join the FB group "Jewish Genealogy in Romanian Moldova" for further
information.

Luc Radu
Great Neck, NY

&#65279;On 12/24/19, 2:53 PM, "Romania SIG on behalf of Olga Ricard
olgaricard@..." <rom-sig@...> wrote:

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Dear all

I'm looking for my grandmother family.
The father of my grand mother was Peretz HAIM was >from Vaslui and the mother
of my grand mother was Pepi GEIGER >from Iasi.
- Ioulios and Rachel Gaiger / Geiger were the Parents of Leon, Iozef, Carol
and Pepi (my great grand mother).
We don't have a clue what happened to Carol, Leon and Iozef my great grand
mother's brothers.
I hope that I can reconnect to their great grandchild

- looking for Haim family >from Vaslui. My great great grand father was Leiba
and Hannah Haim, parents of Peretz Haim. I don&#65533;t know if he had brother and
sister.
Thanks for your help.
Olga


At Chanukah...an appeal from Stanley Diamond, Executive Director of JRI-Poland #warsaw #poland

Stanley Diamond
 

Dear friends of JRI-Poland:

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Family search for Shmul/Szmul Salata #warsaw #poland

izharatzmon@...
 

Can someone PLEASE help me find his children/grand children?

I found=C2=A0Shmul/Szmul Salata on JRI akt 713=C2=A0
He was born=C2=A0in Warsaw on May 1910=C2=A0 to Haim Salata, 45, laborer, f=
rom Warsaw=C2=A0 and Estera Gitla (Shvertak or Shvertok), 46.

Thank you!=C2=A0
Isaac Salata


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ViewMate translation request - Polish

M Fine
 

I've posted a vital record in Polish for which I need a translation.

This is the birth record for my great grandfather’s sister, Rifky Gittel Hamer. It seems to have been added to the records 30 years after her birth.

It is on ViewMate at the following address:

http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM76391

 

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

Thank you very much.

Mordechai Fine

Monsey, NY


Re: Digest -- about The Brickyard in Budapest Dec22

sjgwed@...
 

Please forward my message to the "page" about the brickyard in Budapest, 1944. I am UNABLE TO REPLY and hope you can tell me how to do it.  Susan Gordon, JG member.

"A story in the book, Young People Speak: Surviving the Holocaust in Hungary, 1993, Franklin Watts & Co. was written by Peter Barta and is called "The Brickyard." Book should be easy to find in public libraries; that's how I found mine. Good Luck!

Susan Gordon
I quoted Barta in my book, Because Of Eva: A Jewish Genealogical Journey, 2016 Syracuse U Press.


Re: help with Budapest addresses

Judi Gyory Missel
 

I think the factory you were sent was definitely dependent on where the family lived. The community of Pesterzsebet, which is now District XX of Budapest, was taken to the Óbuda Brick Factory. Included in this round up were my mother, my aunt, and all my grandparents. They arrived in Auschwitz on 1 Jul 1944.

Here is more information about the various brick factories used in Jewish Budapest: Monuments, Rites, History By Kinga Frojimovics found on Google Books:

https://books.google.com/books?id=-wUg6rlWS2kC&lpg=PA391&ots=_rsYpnWwoS&dq=Obuda%20brick%20factory&pg=PA391#v=onepage&q=Obuda%20brick%20factory&f=false

Judi Gyori Missel



Pictures from Minchas Eluzer of Munkacs

Israel Guttman
 

Hello everyone.

I am collecting pictures from the Munkacs Rabbi The Minchas Elazar, Rabbi Chaim Eluzer Spira and trying to identify people seen in then and places where the pictures were photographed. 

If you have any pictures or information about then and are willing to share and participate in my research it would be greatly appreciated.  Please contact me via email: makava1@.... 

Thank you in advance. 

Israel Guttman 


Re: ViewMate Translation Request - Yiddish

fredelfruhman
 

I would take Google Translate's rendering of German into English with a large grain of salt.  The result is often at least confusing, if not almost totally misleading.  This is due partly to the major difference in sentence structure between German and English.  I have found that the translation is often the OPPOSITE of what it should be, due to difficulties with properly translating negatives.


Re: help with Budapest addresses

sylvia vanderhoeft
 

 

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Re: help with Budapest addresses

sylvia vanderhoeft
 

 

Hello,

It’s very difficult to find female members of any family in Budapest during the war years because they all took ( and still do) the name of their husband , so you grandmother would be known as Weiszné Eugenia. Most of the Jewish people lived in the 7th and 8th district , my husband was one of them. Try to find them in My Heritage website. Or Jewish Gen.

rgds

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ViewMate translation request - Polish #galicia

M Fine
 

I've posted a vital record in Polish for which I need a translation. This
is the birth record for my great grandfather's sister, Rifky Gittel Hamer.
It seems to have been added to the records 30 years after her birth. It
is on ViewMate at the following address:
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM76391

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

Thank you very much.

Mordechai Fine
Monsey, NY


HAIM and GEIGER family #romania

ricard olga <olgaricard@...>
 

Dear all

I’m looking for my grandmother family.
The father of my grand mother was Peretz HAIM was >from Vaslui and the mother
of my grand mother was Pepi GEIGER >from Iasi.
- Ioulios and Rachel Gaiger / Geiger were the Parents of Leon, Iozef, Carol
and Pepi (my great grand mother).
We don't have a clue what happened to Carol, Leon and Iozef my great grand
mother's brothers.
I hope that I can reconnect to their great grandchild

- looking for Haim family >from Vaslui. My great great grand father was Leiba
and Hannah Haim, parents of Peretz Haim. I don’t know if he had brother and
sister.
Thanks for your help.
Olga


Des Moines question

Trudy Barch
 

Happy Chanukah to all my JewishGen friends

 

I have found many cousins buried at the Jewish Glendale Cemetery and one spouse that says just Glendale Cemetery.

Is the Jewish part just a section of the bigger cemetery?

 

Are there other Jewish cemeteries or sections of cemeteries in the Des Moines area?

 

Thank you,   Trudy Barch, FLorida

 

 


Re: Hand sign? Lviv, 1920

Isabel Cymerman
 

This could also be a neurological condition.  My ggrandmother couldn't bend two of her fingers - it looked like she was pointing with the two of them held together.

Isabel


Re: Siferopol. Ukraine (Crimea) website

Esther
 

Please forward information about Simferopol to Esther: email: remarc@...