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Re: Visit JewishGen’s New Website!

Sally Bruckheimer
 

I read the email in Yahoo mail, and I can reply to the group. I have the Full Featured Digest, and I can reply to any posting in my email. You will note, however, that the topic of the reply is the (incorrect) topic of the posting.

I can also reply through the website if I want.

I can also post a new topic from my email in Yahoo.

Sally Bruckheimer
Princeton, NJ


Israel Galad descendant #ukraine

Barry E Chernick
 

If you are a descendant or relative of Israel Galad please contact me.
Israel Galad, b. Jan 1, 1895 in Krasilov Ukraine. d. Nov 15, 1981
Brooklyn NY
Wife: Anna Kleinman
Daughters: Celia Guttman, Ruth Marcus.
He may have been a brother of Israel Golodner.
About 10 years ago I did research on Israel for a fellow Genner. I have a
lot of documents about Israel and his family (public records). I am about
to "reduce" my web site size and would like to make sure the family has
copies of the documents of interest to them.

Barry Chernick
Bellevue, WA


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Israel Galad descendant #ukraine

Barry E Chernick
 

If you are a descendant or relative of Israel Galad please contact me.
Israel Galad, b. Jan 1, 1895 in Krasilov Ukraine. d. Nov 15, 1981
Brooklyn NY
Wife: Anna Kleinman
Daughters: Celia Guttman, Ruth Marcus.
He may have been a brother of Israel Golodner.
About 10 years ago I did research on Israel for a fellow Genner. I have a
lot of documents about Israel and his family (public records). I am about
to "reduce" my web site size and would like to make sure the family has
copies of the documents of interest to them.

Barry Chernick
Bellevue, WA


Freudel MUNZESHEIMER of Stebbach, Baden #germany

Ralph Baer
 

In September 2017, I wrote a message to GerSIG asking about the family of my
great-great-grandfather's sister Dolz (Theresa in the US) BAER, born in 1796
in Malsch near Ettlingen in Baden. She married Isaak MUNZESHEIMER (umlaut on
U) in 1831 in Stebbach, also in Baden. In 2017, I had just located their
ship record >from 1840 to the US. They traveled with the four children from
their marriage, Caroline, the illegitimate daughter of Theresa, and another
young woman Fanny MUNZESHEIMER, listed as 19 in 1840. The family became
MINZESHEIMER in the US.

At the time, I had thought that Fanny was another illegitimate daughter of
Theresa. She could not have been Isaak's daughter because she was less than
10 years younger than he. I now think, for several reasons, that she was
just traveling with the family, and she probably was Freudel MUNZESHEIMER.
Freudel was a daughter of Falk Lazarus MUNZESHEIMER and Rieke EISENMANN
(various spellings to both the given and family name) who was born on August
12, 1816 in Stebbach. That would make her older than Fanny on the ship
record, but not something completely out of the ordinary.

Fanny married Jacob MUHLHAUSER in the US. Among their children was
Frederick, who could have been named for Freudel's father, and Rebecca and
Rosa, either of whom could have been named for her mother.

Is anyone familiar with Freudel? For example if she remained in Germany,
then I am wrong.

Ralph N. Baer Washington, D.C. RalphNBaer@...


German SIG #Germany Freudel MUNZESHEIMER of Stebbach, Baden #germany

Ralph Baer
 

In September 2017, I wrote a message to GerSIG asking about the family of my
great-great-grandfather's sister Dolz (Theresa in the US) BAER, born in 1796
in Malsch near Ettlingen in Baden. She married Isaak MUNZESHEIMER (umlaut on
U) in 1831 in Stebbach, also in Baden. In 2017, I had just located their
ship record >from 1840 to the US. They traveled with the four children from
their marriage, Caroline, the illegitimate daughter of Theresa, and another
young woman Fanny MUNZESHEIMER, listed as 19 in 1840. The family became
MINZESHEIMER in the US.

At the time, I had thought that Fanny was another illegitimate daughter of
Theresa. She could not have been Isaak's daughter because she was less than
10 years younger than he. I now think, for several reasons, that she was
just traveling with the family, and she probably was Freudel MUNZESHEIMER.
Freudel was a daughter of Falk Lazarus MUNZESHEIMER and Rieke EISENMANN
(various spellings to both the given and family name) who was born on August
12, 1816 in Stebbach. That would make her older than Fanny on the ship
record, but not something completely out of the ordinary.

Fanny married Jacob MUHLHAUSER in the US. Among their children was
Frederick, who could have been named for Freudel's father, and Rebecca and
Rosa, either of whom could have been named for her mother.

Is anyone familiar with Freudel? For example if she remained in Germany,
then I am wrong.

Ralph N. Baer Washington, D.C. RalphNBaer@...


Re: Abbreviations used in Hamburg cemetery records #germany

Brian Stern <brians99@...>
 

There is a Jewishgen info file on this topic:
https://www.jewishgen.org/InfoFiles/tombstones.html
See also: http://sites.rootsweb.com/~orjgs/Abrrev.pdf

asht is ashet meaning 'wife of'
b is ben meaning 'son of'
c means "honorable" or 'the honored'
r is reb meaning Mr.
PvM not sure about this one. =46rom the context it seems to mean
"deceased'. M is an abbreviation for menot meaning "deceased".

Brian Stern, Lexington, KY brians99@...

On Aug 16, 2019, Jeffrey Warren Herrmann jeffrey.herrmann@...
wrote:
In a file labelled "Hamburg birth and cemetery records" in
the Jacob Jacobson Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute there is a
transcription >from the (presumably) Yiddish records of the Wandsbek
Cemetery in Hamburg. The transcriber used various abbreviations but
provided no key to what they mean. I have set forth below, verbatim,
the entries that relate to my HERSCHEL/HERSCHL/HIRSCHEL ancestors.
r Meir b c Zwi Herschel
PvM Benjamin Wolf b c Zwi Herschl
Gitel asht PvM Benjamin Wolf b Zwi Herschl
bch Simchah b PvM r Wolf
PvM r' Meir b r PvM r' Wolf Hirshel
Michael b PvM r' Meir Herschel
Fromet asht PvM r' Meir Herschl
I would greatly appreciate any help in deciphering these abbreviations
used by the transcriber.


German SIG #Germany Re: Abbreviations used in Hamburg cemetery records #germany

Brian Stern <brians99@...>
 

There is a Jewishgen info file on this topic:
https://www.jewishgen.org/InfoFiles/tombstones.html
See also: http://sites.rootsweb.com/~orjgs/Abrrev.pdf

asht is ashet meaning 'wife of'
b is ben meaning 'son of'
c means "honorable" or 'the honored'
r is reb meaning Mr.
PvM not sure about this one. =46rom the context it seems to mean
"deceased'. M is an abbreviation for menot meaning "deceased".

Brian Stern, Lexington, KY brians99@...

On Aug 16, 2019, Jeffrey Warren Herrmann jeffrey.herrmann@...
wrote:
In a file labelled "Hamburg birth and cemetery records" in
the Jacob Jacobson Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute there is a
transcription >from the (presumably) Yiddish records of the Wandsbek
Cemetery in Hamburg. The transcriber used various abbreviations but
provided no key to what they mean. I have set forth below, verbatim,
the entries that relate to my HERSCHEL/HERSCHL/HIRSCHEL ancestors.
r Meir b c Zwi Herschel
PvM Benjamin Wolf b c Zwi Herschl
Gitel asht PvM Benjamin Wolf b Zwi Herschl
bch Simchah b PvM r Wolf
PvM r' Meir b r PvM r' Wolf Hirshel
Michael b PvM r' Meir Herschel
Fromet asht PvM r' Meir Herschl
I would greatly appreciate any help in deciphering these abbreviations
used by the transcriber.


This week's Yizkor book excerpt on the JewishGen Facebook page #general

Bruce Drake
 

The Nazi extermination camps epitomized the horror of the Holocaust,
but so did the terrifying experience and inhuman conditions suffered
by Jews packed into the trains that took them there. Some knew for
sure what their fate would be, some did not or clung to slim hopes
that they might survive.

Zvi Faigenbaum "had no illusions concerning the intentions of the
Germans" and was determined to escape. "We Jumped >from the Railway Car
of Death, >from the Yizkor book of Wierzbnik, Poland, is his account of
that escape, which he made with his daughter, and others in his rail
car. Then it was a long journey through country where even sympathetic
Poles feared for the lives if they helped or sheltered a Jew.
Ultimately, he reached the Lukow ghetto. "For a time we were safe," he
wrote, "but only 'for a time.'"

URL: https://www.facebook.com/JewishGen.org/posts/2443023462386461

Bruce Drake
Silver Spring MD

Researching: DRACH, EBERT, KIMMEL, ZLOTNICK
Towns: Wojnilow, Kovel


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen This week's Yizkor book excerpt on the JewishGen Facebook page #general

Bruce Drake
 

The Nazi extermination camps epitomized the horror of the Holocaust,
but so did the terrifying experience and inhuman conditions suffered
by Jews packed into the trains that took them there. Some knew for
sure what their fate would be, some did not or clung to slim hopes
that they might survive.

Zvi Faigenbaum "had no illusions concerning the intentions of the
Germans" and was determined to escape. "We Jumped >from the Railway Car
of Death, >from the Yizkor book of Wierzbnik, Poland, is his account of
that escape, which he made with his daughter, and others in his rail
car. Then it was a long journey through country where even sympathetic
Poles feared for the lives if they helped or sheltered a Jew.
Ultimately, he reached the Lukow ghetto. "For a time we were safe," he
wrote, "but only 'for a time.'"

URL: https://www.facebook.com/JewishGen.org/posts/2443023462386461

Bruce Drake
Silver Spring MD

Researching: DRACH, EBERT, KIMMEL, ZLOTNICK
Towns: Wojnilow, Kovel


looking for information on how to do a one name studied - name shevakh #general

Moshe Schaeffer
 

I would like to start a one-name studied based on my
great-great-grandfathers lasted name before he changed it when he
entered the USA. I am looking for guidance on how to go about doing
this any advice or direction would be of great help. This is my
starting point.

I found that my great grandfather came >from "the Peski town-dweller of
the Volkovysk district Zelman-Leiba ben Kivel [in the record Kivelev]
Shevakh 28 years old married to Kovno town-dweller Mina or Mina-Gena
bat Movsha [in the record Movshovna] Shuval 25 years old. The record
was registered in Kovno on the 19 of June 1897." This information came
from the Lithuanian State Historical Archives. I am very interested in
one story that my father used to say and that I heard >from someone
else with this same last name that there is a tradition that the
family came >from Spain directly to Poland. This name is not a typical
Ashkenazi last name.

I have decided to start a one-name project based on the name SHEVAKH
or SCHEWACH or SZEWACH or SEVACH or SZEJWACH.

Thank you for your help in this matter. Have a great day.
Moshe Schaeffer
Jerusalem


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen looking for information on how to do a one name studied - name shevakh #general

Moshe Schaeffer
 

I would like to start a one-name studied based on my
great-great-grandfathers lasted name before he changed it when he
entered the USA. I am looking for guidance on how to go about doing
this any advice or direction would be of great help. This is my
starting point.

I found that my great grandfather came >from "the Peski town-dweller of
the Volkovysk district Zelman-Leiba ben Kivel [in the record Kivelev]
Shevakh 28 years old married to Kovno town-dweller Mina or Mina-Gena
bat Movsha [in the record Movshovna] Shuval 25 years old. The record
was registered in Kovno on the 19 of June 1897." This information came
from the Lithuanian State Historical Archives. I am very interested in
one story that my father used to say and that I heard >from someone
else with this same last name that there is a tradition that the
family came >from Spain directly to Poland. This name is not a typical
Ashkenazi last name.

I have decided to start a one-name project based on the name SHEVAKH
or SCHEWACH or SZEWACH or SEVACH or SZEJWACH.

Thank you for your help in this matter. Have a great day.
Moshe Schaeffer
Jerusalem


Re: test new topic

Ariel Parkansky
 

Hi Rachel,

I created the test topic by sending directly a mail to main@jewishgen.groups.io

Now I'm replying to the topic directly from the full digest by using the reply link.

Best,
Ariel 


Searching Goldstein #galicia

Stuart Kaufer
 

Just learned about a new to me family member.

Lillian Kaufer was a sister of my paternal GF Edward Kaufer and daughter
of Salomon and Rebecca Kaufer. She married Joseph Goldstein and they
had 3 children:

Mannie who died in LA, no spousal or other information
Gertrude Goldstein, no spousal or other information
Anna Goldstein Tenny who married Kenneth Tenny and lived at 5420 N
Sheridan Rd. Chicago.

Anyone know of the whereabouts of children of these folks? Thanks.

Stuart Kaufer


Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Searching Goldstein #galicia

Stuart Kaufer
 

Just learned about a new to me family member.

Lillian Kaufer was a sister of my paternal GF Edward Kaufer and daughter
of Salomon and Rebecca Kaufer. She married Joseph Goldstein and they
had 3 children:

Mannie who died in LA, no spousal or other information
Gertrude Goldstein, no spousal or other information
Anna Goldstein Tenny who married Kenneth Tenny and lived at 5420 N
Sheridan Rd. Chicago.

Anyone know of the whereabouts of children of these folks? Thanks.

Stuart Kaufer


(US) National Archives Hosts Virtual Genealogy Fair October 23, 2019 Free and Online

Jan Meisels Allen
 

 

The (US) National Archives will host their 7th annual live virtual Genealogy Fair via a webcast on their YouTube Channel

(https://www.youtube.com/user/usnationalarchives).  This is their biggest genealogy event of the year!  This year there will be sessions on preserving personal collections; using records on immigration, World War l, soldiers and marines; Homestead Act and more.

 

Date and Time:  October 23, 2019  10 AM EDT  ( use  http://www.timezoneconverter.com/cgi-bin/tzc to convert to your local time)

In addition to the YouTube station (see URL above) you can visit the webpage https://www.archives.gov/calendar/genealogy-fair

For more information and handouts will be available on this page later this summer.

 

Participants can watch individual sessions, download materials, ask questions, and interact with presenters and other family historians. No need to register - just click and view! If you can’t make it on September 23 the videos and handouts will remain available after the event.

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 

 

 


Offering Photos / Research at Mount Zion Cemetery, Maspeth , New York #general

A. E. Jordan
 

I am going to be heading back to Mt Zion Cemetery in Maspeth, Queens,
New York and am willing to take photos for people.

I am happy to look for graves and take photos provided you can ID the
appropriate person. Mount Zion has a database where you can start with
your research but be aware while the year is always correct, their
database defaults to the first day ofthe month when a date is not
specified or the first day of the year when a month is not specified.
So if they did not have complete data when they were entering the person
into the database you might see the date as the first or it as January 1
when your research says a different date >from the death certificate or
such. Also a lot of times the date differs >from the death certificate
because the database mostly has date of burial not date of death.

I am pretty good at finding my way around in Mount Zion but some spots
can allude even the best searcher. But still I try. Infants, babies and
children are the most difficult because a lot of times they did not have
as significant stones and they do not survive the years. Some areas of
Zion also unfortunately do not have maps.

Please be specific in your requests because I can not help you if you
write with a common name and say can you find for example Harry Cohen
.... you can guess how many there are in this cemetery. Mount Zion
Cemetery has more than 210,000 burials on its 78 acres.

If you know it is a child's grave please identify it as such when you
contact me.

I do appreciate but do not demand a few dollars in return to help offset
the cost of doing these search for everyone and to make it possible for
me to continue to offer this as a service to the community. As you can
understand the costs of these repeated searches add up on me.

I am also happy to offer advice online if you email me. As I said I have
been through Mount Zion enough to know what's possible and also some
tricks on how to locate people in the database.

Allan Jordan


Offering Photos / Research at New Montefiore, West Babylon, New York #general

A. E. Jordan
 

I am going to try and make a visit to New Montefiore Cemetery in West
Babylon, NY in the coming weeks.

I am happy to look for graves and take photos provided you can ID the
appropriate person. New Montefiore has a database where you can start
with your research.

I am pretty good at finding my way around in New Montefiore as its
layout is logical if spread out. Infants, babies and children are the
most difficult because a lot of times they did not have as significant
stones and they do not survive the years.

Please be specific in your requests because I can not help you if you
write with a common name and say can you find for example Harry Cohen
.... you can guess how many there are in a cemetery as large as New
Montefiore. I will also double check the database but please be sure
to make it clear if the request is New Montefiore or Old Montefiore
because the two cemeteries are something like 30 miles apart.

If you know it is a child's grave please identify it as such when you
contact me.

I do appreciate but do not demand a few dollars in return to help offset
the cost of doing these search for everyone and to make it possible for
me to continue to offer this as a service to the community. As you can
understand the costs of these repeated searches add up on me.

I am also happy to offer advice online if you email me.

Allan Jordan


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Offering Photos / Research at Mount Zion Cemetery, Maspeth , New York #general

A. E. Jordan
 

I am going to be heading back to Mt Zion Cemetery in Maspeth, Queens,
New York and am willing to take photos for people.

I am happy to look for graves and take photos provided you can ID the
appropriate person. Mount Zion has a database where you can start with
your research but be aware while the year is always correct, their
database defaults to the first day ofthe month when a date is not
specified or the first day of the year when a month is not specified.
So if they did not have complete data when they were entering the person
into the database you might see the date as the first or it as January 1
when your research says a different date >from the death certificate or
such. Also a lot of times the date differs >from the death certificate
because the database mostly has date of burial not date of death.

I am pretty good at finding my way around in Mount Zion but some spots
can allude even the best searcher. But still I try. Infants, babies and
children are the most difficult because a lot of times they did not have
as significant stones and they do not survive the years. Some areas of
Zion also unfortunately do not have maps.

Please be specific in your requests because I can not help you if you
write with a common name and say can you find for example Harry Cohen
.... you can guess how many there are in this cemetery. Mount Zion
Cemetery has more than 210,000 burials on its 78 acres.

If you know it is a child's grave please identify it as such when you
contact me.

I do appreciate but do not demand a few dollars in return to help offset
the cost of doing these search for everyone and to make it possible for
me to continue to offer this as a service to the community. As you can
understand the costs of these repeated searches add up on me.

I am also happy to offer advice online if you email me. As I said I have
been through Mount Zion enough to know what's possible and also some
tricks on how to locate people in the database.

Allan Jordan


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Offering Photos / Research at New Montefiore, West Babylon, New York #general

A. E. Jordan
 

I am going to try and make a visit to New Montefiore Cemetery in West
Babylon, NY in the coming weeks.

I am happy to look for graves and take photos provided you can ID the
appropriate person. New Montefiore has a database where you can start
with your research.

I am pretty good at finding my way around in New Montefiore as its
layout is logical if spread out. Infants, babies and children are the
most difficult because a lot of times they did not have as significant
stones and they do not survive the years.

Please be specific in your requests because I can not help you if you
write with a common name and say can you find for example Harry Cohen
.... you can guess how many there are in a cemetery as large as New
Montefiore. I will also double check the database but please be sure
to make it clear if the request is New Montefiore or Old Montefiore
because the two cemeteries are something like 30 miles apart.

If you know it is a child's grave please identify it as such when you
contact me.

I do appreciate but do not demand a few dollars in return to help offset
the cost of doing these search for everyone and to make it possible for
me to continue to offer this as a service to the community. As you can
understand the costs of these repeated searches add up on me.

I am also happy to offer advice online if you email me.

Allan Jordan


Marriage, religious and civil #unitedkingdom

Pierre HAHN
 

Hi

I have the following information on a religious marriage in Paris France

On 26-Dec-1877 (20 Tevet 5638) at Nazareth Synagogue

Joseph ARBIB, born in Gibraltar and residing in London

Married

? FIELDER, born in London and residing in London.

Now the questions

In France one needs a civil marriage to be “married”, what is the law
in England?

No French civil record yet found. Is there a British civil record to be found?

Thanks for any help.

Pierre M HAHN, San Francisco, ID #: 61767