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Berlin death records #general


ab.cohen@...
 

Dear all

advice wanted; my wife's great grandfather was a chazzan at the
Wloclawek synagogue in the 1880s. According to family lore he went to
Berlin to have an operation for a stomach ulcer and died there about
1886. It seems a long and expensive journey but I guess the German
surgeons were reckoned better than the local Polish ones and the
congregation seems to have been very German orientated at the time.

However can anyone suggest how and where I could find his death details.
I assume he was not brought back to Poland to be buried.

His name was Abraham Joseph WELCZMAN (also spelled Veltsman,
Wolceman etc)

Alan Cohen
researching DAJCZ and variants, KUTNOWSKI >from Poland.


Roger Lustig
 

Alan:
If he was buried in Berlin, as you suspect, then he was probably buried
at Weissensee cemetery, which opened in 1880.

The Jewish Community of Berlin has extensive records of the burials
there. Try contacting http://www.jewish-cemetery-weissensee.org/ .

Once you have the date and place of death you can order a copy of the
death register entry >from the appropriate registry office (Standesamt).

Roger Lustig
Princeton, NJ USA

On 5/25/2014 5:40 AM, Alan Cohen ab.cohen@... wrote:
According to family lore he went to Berlin to have an operation
for a stomach ulcer and died there about 1886.

However can anyone suggest how and where I could find his death details.
I assume he was not brought back to Poland to be buried.

His name was Abraham Joseph WELCZMAN (also spelled Veltsman,
Wolceman etc)


André Günther
 

Alan.

You should additionally contact Mrs. Barbara Welker >from the archive
of Centrum Judaicum.

She "owns" not only the Weissensee records, eg. there are also records
of the "Jewish hospital"...

http://www.centrumjudaicum.de/en/kontakt/

Regards
Andre Guenther
Bavaria

Roger Lustig GerSIG.Research@... wrote:
Alan:
If he was buried in Berlin, as you suspect, then he was probably
buried at Weissensee cemetery, which opened in 1880.