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ViewMate - Image 76368 - Translation - Russian - Ukraine - Cherkasy - Zarkhi/Zarkhin - 1875 - Census

Shneor Morosow <shneor.m@...>
 

Hello,

I'm seeking assistance with translating an entry in an 1875 census of (male) Jewish inhabitants of Cherkasy, Ukraine. Here's a link to my ViewMate post:
https://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=76368

Best,

Shneor Morosow 


ViewMate - Image 76392 - Translation - Russian - Ukraine - Cherkasy - Merzov - 1875 - Census

shneor.m@...
 

Hello,

I'm seeking assistance with translating an entry in an 1875 census of (male) Jewish inhabitants of Cherkasy, Ukraine. Here's a link to my ViewMate post:
https://www.jewishgen.org/ViewMate/viewmateview.asp?key=76392

Best,

Shneor Morosow


Nowy Sacz - Source of Resident List on Kehilalinks Page #galicia

Yaron Wolfsthal
 

Dear Group,

I'd appreciate help with information about Nowy Sacz records:

In the KehilaLinks web page for Nowy Sacz, there is a list of residents
that used to live in the city. The title of the list is:

"A List of 4,232 Jewish Residents of Nowy Sacz -
Compiled by William Leibner"

I'm investigating two names in this list - Ignacy and Wolf WOLFSTAL.

My question:

-- Can anyone please point me to the source records for this Nowy Sacz
resident list? (Any insight about the surname WOLFSTHAL in that Nowy
Sacz list will be of course very helpful.)

For reference, the links are:

KehilaLinks web page
https://kehilalinks.jewishgen.org/Nowy_Sacz/

List of residents
http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/Nowy_Sacz/residents.xls

Thanks in advance.

Yaron Wolfsthal
yaron.wolfsthal@gmail.com


Re: A fascinating Crypto-Jewish history uncovered

Schelly Talalay Dardashti
 

Genie's family moved back and forth from Spain to Portugal, as many converso families did - confirmed by the excellent Spanish and Portuguese archival records. Genie's maternal generations are each fully documented back to 1405 and her paternal line to the 1200s. And, for those who say that is impossible, my own records begin in 1327 Girona and from 1353-1398 in the town of Lleida/Lerida, Catalunya, Spain. On my first visit to the Lleida archives with the amazing genealogist Maria Jose Surribas of Barcelona, I was handed a plain manila folder containing my original 1353 doc and another one from 1202 for the Laby de Cavalleria family. To paraphrase Mel Brooks, "It's good to have a Sephardic line!"


ViewMate Translation Request - Russian #latvia

Jerry Small
 

I've posted a passport record in Russian for which I need a
translation. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...
http://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM76423
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.
Thank you very much.
Jerry Small


Re: Post 1909 Marriage records and other records #latvia

Arlene Beare
 

Geoge It is a pleasure and thank you for your appreciation. If you
find records in the Database then they exist in the Archives and also
on the Raduraksit site.. Try exploring Jewishgen with the Unified
search which you find as the first option when you click on Databases
in the top menu. Then you can pick which hits to look at as there
will be hits in Poland Latvia Lithuania etc. I would look at all
the Latvia hits. As our families moved around a lot you cannot be
sure they not were >from another Country. Many Latvians were >from
Lithuania.

The Archives can certainly confirm whether the data you have found is
indeed your family. They have told me that they did not marry in Riga.

The Vedomosti were the Daily Newspapers in Courland at that time and
the Latvia Database has records >from the Vedomosti. I am not sure about
newspapers in Riga and will need to check.

What were the Vedomosti? It is always wise to read what each Database
contains and I have copied you the opening paragraph for the Courland
Vedomosti Database. IF you click on the name of the Database then you
can read what it contains. Many researchers just do a search and
never read this important information .

Courland was a separate Gubernia (Province) of the Russian Empire >from
1797 to 1918, with its own provincial Government based at Mitau (now
Jelgava, Latvia). The Kurlyandskiya Gubernskiya Vedomosti, or
Kurlandische Gouvernements-Zeitung was the official newspaper published
every Tuesday and Saturday throughout the year >from 1852-1915. It
contained public announcements, reports of Court cases, "wanted" lists
of people sought by the authorities, details of arrivals in and
departures >from Courland, lists of appointments to various public
bodies, together with a small number of private announcements and
advertisements.

Good luck with your search

Arlene Beare UK

---Original Message---
Sent: 28 December 2019 14:37
Thank you, Arlene, for the information you shared with me. I did a
search of the Jewish Gen Riga Tax Administration List (Fond 1384) using
the surname "Mosessohn" (Lithuanian spelling) rather than "Mozeson"
(Polish spelling) and came up with 10 identifiable ancestors !

Now, does this mean that I should be able to find more specific
information about these family members in current data bases or the
Latvian Archives, or does this mean that there once was more
information about them but it may or may not exist any longer?

Also, for clarification, back around 1909 - 1912, would people have
published marriage announcements in the local Riga papers? Is there a
specific newspaper that Jews were more likely to use for such
announcements?


End-of-year update on recent records added to the All Galicia Database #ukraine

Gesher Galicia SIG
 

Since the last update a few months ago, indexes of the following vital
records have been added to the All Galicia Database, at:
https://search.geshergalicia.org/

Vital records
- Podhajce (Pidhaitsi)
Jewish births 1853-1881, 1884, 1886-1889 (4,627 records)

- Stanislawow (Stanislav, Stanislau, Ivano-Frankivsk)
Jewish deaths 1845-1863 (4,790 records)
Jewish deaths 1927-1931 (1,626 records)

- Nowy Targ
Jewish births 1919-1926 (445 records)
Jewish marriages 1924-1927, 1930, 1934, 1936, 1937 (169 records)
Jewish deaths 1927, 1931, 1938 (95 records)
Jewish deaths (index book) 1937 (33 records)

- Mikulince (Mykulyntsi)
Jewish births 1901, 1926 (132 records)
Jewish marriages 1899, 1932, 1934-1936 (53 records)
Jewish changes of name 1905, 1926 (2 records)

- Lezajsk (updating of earlier records, already on the database)
Jewish births (index book) 1881-1890 (1,358 records)
Jewish marriages (index book, grooms only) 1877-1938 (1,239 records)

- Zborow (Zboriv)
Jewish marriages (supplementary records) 1921-1931 (71 records)

Earlier this year, as announced at the time, we finished indexing all
the Tarnopol vital records held in the Ukrainian state archives. As
regards records >from Stanislawow in the Ukrainian archives, we are not
quite at that point. In the past several years, we have indexed and
uploaded to the database almost 18,000 vital records >from this town.
There remain, though, some birth, marriage and death records >from the
1930s >from Stanislawow, which we will index in early 2020. In doing
this, we will have completed all the vital records >from Stanislawow
held in the Ukrainian archives.

Other vital records coming soon in 2020 include birth, death and
marriage records >from Kroscienko nad Dunajcem >from the 1920s and
1930s, and 19th-century birth records >from Kosow (Kosiv).


Jewish taxpayers project
The following record sets have been added to the All Galicia Database.
- Skala (Skala Podilska) 1936 (138 records)
- Trembowla (Terebovlya) 1936 (180 records)

Taxpayer records >from the 1930s coming early in 2020:
- Olesko, Podkamien (Pidkamin, Tarnopol province), and Sasow (Sasiv).

Thanks as always to Mark Jacobson and Eddy Mitelsbach for their
continuing work on the Taxpayers project.


Holocaust project
For Holocaust Memorial Day in January 2020, we plan to be able to
announce uploads to the All Galicia Database, including:
- some 7,000 records of Jewish residents in Stanislawow, 1941-1942
- death certificates >from Rzeszow and Tyczyn, >from 1942 and 1943.


For more information, please contact: info@geshergalicia.org
Please do NOT reply to this email.


Tony Kahane
Research Coordinator, Gesher Galicia

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Seeking Plottnovsky/Platowski or Jacobs male family descendants #unitedkingdom

Jill Whitehead
 

A recent DNA test has shown that an apparent US close relation is likely
related to the unknown brothers of my great grandmother Bertha Plottnovsky
Guttenberg (c 1845-1921) and her sister Rebecca Plottnovsky Berkowitz, who
was 20 years younger. They were the eldest and youngest in their
Plottnovsky/Platnowski family with brothers in between. But we know nothing
about their brothers, their names or where they went to. Bertha and Rebecca
came >from Raczki in Suwalki Gubernia and their respective husbands came from
Rajgrod in Lomza gubernia in NE Poland and Kovno in Kovno gubernia, in
Lithuania nearby. They came to Hull in respectively c 1865 and c 1885. We do
know that the sisters sometimes used their father's name Jacob as a
patronymic so there could be descendants with the name Jacobs or variations
on Plottnovsky such as Plotz or similar. The US relation had family who went
to London, South Africa, and USA. I am initially wondering if a brother may
have gone to Hull or London before 1900.

If you can help or have any ideas please contact me privately.

Jill Whitehead, Sutton, Surrey


End-of-year update on recent records added to the All Galicia Database #galicia

Gesher Galicia SIG
 

Since the last update a few months ago, indexes of the following vital
records have been added to the All Galicia Database, at:
https://search.geshergalicia.org/

Vital records
- Podhajce (Pidhaitsi)
Jewish births 1853-1881, 1884, 1886-1889 (4,627 records)

- Stanislawow (Stanislav, Stanislau, Ivano-Frankivsk)
Jewish deaths 1845-1863 (4,790 records)
Jewish deaths 1927-1931 (1,626 records)

- Nowy Targ
Jewish births 1919-1926 (445 records)
Jewish marriages 1924-1927, 1930, 1934, 1936, 1937 (169 records)
Jewish deaths 1927, 1931, 1938 (95 records)
Jewish deaths (index book) 1937 (33 records)

- Mikulince (Mykulyntsi)
Jewish births 1901, 1926 (132 records)
Jewish marriages 1899, 1932, 1934-1936 (53 records)
Jewish changes of name 1905, 1926 (2 records)

- Lezajsk (updating of earlier records, already on the database)
Jewish births (index book) 1881-1890 (1,358 records)
Jewish marriages (index book, grooms only) 1877-1938 (1,239 records)

- Zborow (Zboriv)
Jewish marriages (supplementary records) 1921-1931 (71 records)

Earlier this year, as announced at the time, we finished indexing all
the Tarnopol vital records held in the Ukrainian state archives. As
regards records >from Stanislawow in the Ukrainian archives, we are
not quite at that point. In the past several years, we have indexed and
uploaded to the database almost 18,000 vital records >from this town.
There remain, though, some birth, marriage and death records >from
the 1930s >from Stanislawow, which we will index in early 2020. In
doing this, we will have completed all the vital records >from
Stanislawow held in the Ukrainian archives.

Other vital records coming soon in 2020 include birth, death and
marriage records >from Kroscienko nad Dunajcem >from the 1920s and
1930s, and 19th-century birth records >from Kosow (Kosiv).


Jewish taxpayers project
The following record sets have been added to the All Galicia Database.
- Skala (Skala Podilska) 1936 (138 records)
- Trembowla (Terebovlya) 1936 (180 records)

Taxpayer records >from the 1930s coming early in 2020:
- Olesko, Podkamien (Pidkamin, Tarnopol province), and Sasow (Sasiv).

Thanks as always to Mark Jacobson and Eddy Mitelsbach for their
continuing work on the Taxpayers project.


Holocaust project
For Holocaust Memorial Day in January 2020, we plan to be able to
announce uploads to the All Galicia Database, including:
- some 7,000 records of Jewish residents in Stanislawow, 1941-1942
- death certificates >from Rzeszow and Tyczyn, >from 1942 and 1943.


For more information, please contact: info@geshergalicia.org
Please do NOT reply to this email.


Tony Kahane
Research Coordinator, Gesher Galicia

---
PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.
Send all inquiries to info@geshergalicia.org
---


End-of-year update on recent records added to the All Galicia Database #poland

Gesher Galicia SIG
 

Since the last update a few months ago, indexes of the following vital
records have been added to the All Galicia Database, at:
https://search.geshergalicia.org/

Vital records
- Podhajce (Pidhaitsi)
Jewish births 1853-1881, 1884, 1886-1889 (4,627 records)

- Stanislawow (Stanislav, Stanislau, Ivano-Frankivsk)
Jewish deaths 1845-1863 (4,790 records)
Jewish deaths 1927-1931 (1,626 records)

- Nowy Targ
Jewish births 1919-1926 (445 records)
Jewish marriages 1924-1927, 1930, 1934, 1936, 1937 (169 records)
Jewish deaths 1927, 1931, 1938 (95 records)
Jewish deaths (index book) 1937 (33 records)

- Mikulince (Mykulyntsi)
Jewish births 1901, 1926 (132 records)
Jewish marriages 1899, 1932, 1934-1936 (53 records)
Jewish changes of name 1905, 1926 (2 records)

- Lezajsk (updating of earlier records, already on the database)
Jewish births (index book) 1881-1890 (1,358 records)
Jewish marriages (index book, grooms only) 1877-1938 (1,239 records)

- Zborow (Zboriv)
Jewish marriages (supplementary records) 1921-1931 (71 records)

Earlier this year, as announced at the time, we finished indexing all
the Tarnopol vital records held in the Ukrainian state archives. As
regards records >from Stanislawow in the Ukrainian archives, we are not
quite at that point. In the past several years, we have indexed and
uploaded to the database almost 18,000 vital records >from this town.
There remain, though, some birth, marriage and death records >from the
1930s >from Stanislawow, which we will index in early 2020. In doing
this, we will have completed all the vital records >from Stanislawow
held in the Ukrainian archives.

Other vital records coming soon in 2020 include birth, death and
marriage records >from Kroscienko nad Dunajcem >from the 1920s and
1930s, and 19th-century birth records >from Kosow (Kosiv).


Jewish taxpayers project
The following record sets have been added to the All Galicia Database.
- Skala (Skala Podilska) 1936 (138 records)
- Trembowla (Terebovlya) 1936 (180 records)

Taxpayer records >from the 1930s coming early in 2020:
- Olesko, Podkamien (Pidkamin, Tarnopol province), and Sasow (Sasiv).

Thanks as always to Mark Jacobson and Eddy Mitelsbach for their
continuing work on the Taxpayers project.


Holocaust project
For Holocaust Memorial Day in January 2020, we plan to be able to
announce uploads to the All Galicia Database, including:
- some 7,000 records of Jewish residents in Stanislawow, 1941-1942
- death certificates >from Rzeszow and Tyczyn, >from 1942 and 1943.


For more information, please contact: info@geshergalicia.org
Please do NOT reply to this email.


Tony Kahane
Research Coordinator, Gesher Galicia

---
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Send all inquiries to info@geshergalicia.org
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Lithuanian Jews Deported to Sibera After German-Soviet Pact of 1939 #belarus

Maxine Mindel <maxinemindel@...>
 

I have not been successful in finding records of names of Jews from
Panevezys Lithuania who were deported to Siberia following the German Soviet
Pact of 1939. I have recently located and made contact with a descendant of
such a relative who survived the deportation. I am told her family was able
to find her after WW II via assistance >from the Red Cross, and brought her
to Israel about 1955 and later to Rhodesia where they were living. Are
there searchable records that may reflect any of these events? Thank you!

Maxine Mindel
Gig Harbor, Washington, USA
Belarus SIG
Gesher Galicia SIG


Re: Looking for a grave in Galatz Jewish Cemetery #romania

Orit Lavi
 

Dear friends,

Yefim Kogan asked about graves >from Galatz, 1933 - 1936.

As of 2015, the Jewish Community in Galatz maintained hand-written mapping
boards of the cemetery, >from 1940 onwards.
They did not have burial info >from earlier years. As of 2015, older plots of
graves were hardly accessible, and the graves were fully covered with
tangled vegetation.

The Galatz Jewish community kept then a very detailed census >from 1941. They
planned to submit it to Yad Vashem, and I don't know if it was done.

Vital records >from less than hundred years were kept at Biraul Stare Civila
Galati, Str. Traian Block A4. However the officers there were not willing to
cooperate.

Happy holidays,

Orit Lavi
Tsukey Yam, Israel


Financial support for the SIGs? #bessarabia

Tom Chatt
 

I was just making my annual donation to JewishGen.org and noticed that they
no longer have options to add ear-marked donations to go to the special
interest groups (SIGs) like this one. I guess I haven't been paying close
enough attention to all of the organizational changes at JewishGen. Are the
SIG projects, especially the local work of documenting cemeteries and
finding local records, still supported by JewishGen? How does that work now?

Thanks,
Tom Chatt
Los Angeles, CA
Researching BRAUTMAN, LITTMAN, HASS


A DNA match on FTDNA leads to a reunion #germany #dna

LizaLucy@...
 

This is a translation of an article that appeared this week in a German regional paper, Acher-und Buehler Bote about a recent reunion of the Roos family, originally from Lichtenau, Baden. The members of the family, scattered after the Holocaust, gathered for a reunion that became possible because of a DNA link.


Re: Deadline Approaching: Help Stop USCIS Genealogy Program Fee Hikes

Renée K. Carl
 

Attached here is a one-pager in PDF format. It succinctly describes the issues and provides the links necessary to make comments.
With appreciation
Renee


Re: A fascinating Crypto-Jewish history uncovered

Barbara Hershey
 

Close, but no cigar.  I believe it's Genie Milgrom's story.  She is originally from Cuba and moved to the USA.  Ask me any question about Australian geography and I'm sure I'd fail that! Also, while she did go to Spain, I believe her family emanates from the border area with Portugal.  Nonetheless, it is a fascinating story and her first book was delightful.  And lots of people told me about the recent NPR story knowing of my interest.

Thanks for bringing it to the attention of others who might not have seen it.  

Regards,
Barbara Hershey
Portland, Oregon, USA


Re: British internment during the World Wars

Dave Lichtenstein
 

Thanks Tony - I belong to so many e-mail based groups that my e-mail inbox tends to get clogged up.  If there is further information then what I briefly have in the one lette, I would be happy to join.  The late Stefanie Zweig obviously had information (may be personal memories) of her father being interned at a camp in Kabete (near Nairobi) in Kenya.  With best wishes Dave



From: tony and toba hausner [mailto:tthausner@...]
Sent: Monday, 30 December 2019 8:31 AM
To: main@...; Dave Lichtenstein
Subject: Re: [JewishGen.org] British internment during the World Wars

Dave

Thanks for your email.  Our group started out focused on the Isle of Man. In the process, folks who's family members were interred on other camps in Great Britain, in Canada and Australia have joined us and been part of the discussion.  You are the first person to mention internment in Kenya, so I don't know if anyone is knowledgeable about Kenya's internment camps.  Since it was part of the British Commonwealth at one time, you are welcome to join if you like. Please let me know.  

Tony Hausner Silver Spring, MD 20901 301--587-6943 (primary email address: thausner@...)


On Sunday, December 29, 2019, 04:23:07 PM EST, Dave Lichtenstein <lichtend@...> wrote:


Hello Tony - your subject heading is very broad ie British internment.  What was then classified as British covered vast swathes of the globe.  Yet when I read the details all you seem to mention is a single island off the British Isles viz the Isle of Man.  What I would like to know is whether the group that you have set up and more importantly the research covers other areas of then British territory.  The reason I ask is that my father having escaped Nazi Germany and one of their internment camps Buchenwald was subsequently interned in Kenya, where he ended up, after War broke out.  In one of his letters to my mother who was visiting Israel that time with her own mother in the fifties, my father mentioned meeting a German inmate with whom he was interned at the Naivasha Camp.  (My mother kept my father's letters sent to her in Israel.  Other than my father's brief mention about the internment I have no other details.  I was wondering therefore such information on Kenya internment camps following the outbreak of WWII exist.

Dave Lichtenstein
Sydney, Australia


Re: British internment during the World Wars

Tony Hausner
 

Dave

Thanks for your email.  Our group started out focused on the Isle of Man. In the process, folks who's family members were interred on other camps in Great Britain, in Canada and Australia have joined us and been part of the discussion.  You are the first person to mention internment in Kenya, so I don't know if anyone is knowledgeable about Kenya's internment camps.  Since it was part of the British Commonwealth at one time, you are welcome to join if you like. Please let me know.  

Tony Hausner Silver Spring, MD 20901 301--587-6943 (primary email address: thausner@...)


On Sunday, December 29, 2019, 04:23:07 PM EST, Dave Lichtenstein <lichtend@...> wrote:


Hello Tony - your subject heading is very broad ie British internment.  What was then classified as British covered vast swathes of the globe.  Yet when I read the details all you seem to mention is a single island off the British Isles viz the Isle of Man.  What I would like to know is whether the group that you have set up and more importantly the research covers other areas of then British territory.  The reason I ask is that my father having escaped Nazi Germany and one of their internment camps Buchenwald was subsequently interned in Kenya, where he ended up, after War broke out.  In one of his letters to my mother who was visiting Israel that time with her own mother in the fifties, my father mentioned meeting a German inmate with whom he was interned at the Naivasha Camp.  (My mother kept my father's letters sent to her in Israel.  Other than my father's brief mention about the internment I have no other details.  I was wondering therefore such information on Kenya internment camps following the outbreak of WWII exist.

Dave Lichtenstein
Sydney, Australia

--
Tony Hausner
thausner@...


Deadline Approaching: Help Stop USCIS Genealogy Program Fee Hikes

Renée K. Carl
 

Hello all

The deadline to post comments to help stop the massive fee hikes to access historical records held by the USCIS Genealogy Program is 11:59 PM Eastern Time on 30 December 2019.

To learn more about the issue, visit a site created for this effort: RecordsNotRevenue.com The site is very busy and sometimes will be slow to load. RecordsNotRevenue.com outlines the 3 easy steps to take to make your comment at the Federal Rulemaking Portal. The Federal Rulemaking Portal is also very busy, so it's a good idea to prepare you comment in advance and then cut and paste your text. Every comment is important to our effort.

Thank you all for helping with this effort to make sure that the records of our immigrant ancestors are not held behind an inaccessible paywall.

Renee K. Carl
rkcarl@...
Searching
CARL/KAROL: Volhynia, Boston, St. Louis
KETCHER/KATSCHER: Dvinsk, Riga, London, St. Louis


Re: British internment during the World Wars

Dave Lichtenstein
 

Hello Tony - your subject heading is very broad ie British internment.  What was then classified as British covered vast swathes of the globe.  Yet when I read the details all you seem to mention is a single island off the British Isles viz the Isle of Man.  What I would like to know is whether the group that you have set up and more importantly the research covers other areas of then British territory.  The reason I ask is that my father having escaped Nazi Germany and one of their internment camps Buchenwald was subsequently interned in Kenya, where he ended up, after War broke out.  In one of his letters to my mother who was visiting Israel that time with her own mother in the fifties, my father mentioned meeting a German inmate with whom he was interned at the Naivasha Camp.  (My mother kept my father's letters sent to her in Israel.  Other than my father's brief mention about the internment I have no other details.  I was wondering therefore such information on Kenya internment camps following the outbreak of WWII exist.

Dave Lichtenstein
Sydney, Australia

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