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WALTER SPECTOR
 

Hello Genners,

My grandmother was Bessie Bogatin I am researching her family to determine her
place of birth in Russia or Poland.

The border changed over the years. I have been able to identify her three
sisters Sarah (FLAX),and Rebecca (ALBERT)and Ida (GUDELSKY). Do the sister
connect with anyone who has knowledge of their birth?

They settled in Baltimore MD. I am not sure about a brother, Mayer HALPERIN,
HALPER or HALPERN who could have lived in NYC or Cincinnati. I have not been
able to locate a census record for Mayer. I have not been able to find
naturalization record in the best known sources. The papers might indicate his
place of birth.

Thank you

Walter Spector
Philadelphia PA

Searching:
SPECTOR-Zaslov (Izyaslov) Volhynia Gub. Ukraine-Woodbine NJ-Phila. PA; EBY/
Glaymen (AB) Rushany, Grodno Gub. Belarus-Woodbine NJ-Phila.PA; BECKER-Klevan,
Rovno Phila. PA Brooklyn NY: GREENSTEIN-Boston MA: SELTZER(ZELTZER)Rovno, Klevan,
Alexandria; Poland-Brooklyn NY LONDE, LANDAU,LONDON, LANDER, Proskrov-Phila. PA
PITKOWSKI Rushany, Grodno Gub. STEINBERG-Phila. ROTHSTEIN (Rotstein) Phila. PA;
Rudofsky Boston MA: MOZENTER Monroeville NJ; CELAIN/CELIAN Philadelphia BOGATIN

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Carol Rombro Rider
 

I want to remind everyone that the "best" resources are not always online. There
are countless resources waiting to be searched, indexed or even discovered. If
you have begun your genealogical search since the computer has been around, you
think everything you need is at your fingertips. Not so, and if you don't leave
your chair and do some real sleuthing, you will surely miss a great deal of
material.

In this case, the Jewish Historical Society or Maryland should be looked at. And
don't forget some of the academic libraries or even the Enoch Pratt Free Library
in downtown Baltimore that has terrific material I have seen.

If you have not read Dan Leesons's "A Genealogical Fable" on the Jewishgen
website, do so now. It should be required reading for everyone beginning this
fascinating hobby.

Carol Rombro Rider
Baltimore, Maryland USA

<<They settled in Baltimore MD. I am not sure about a brother, Mayer HALPERIN,
HALPER or HALPERN who could have lived in NYC or Cincinnati. I have not been
able to locate a census record for Mayer. I have not been able to find
naturalization record in the best known sources.>>

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