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Orange County CA JGS January Meeting
January 23 at 10:00 am (Pacific time zone) on Zoom
Jeffrey Mark Paull: The Jewish surname process in the Russian Empire
and its effect on Jewish genealogy
The history of adopting, regulating, and using Jewish surnames in the
Russian Empire is quite complex. There were many ways that Jewish
surnames were created, assigned, or adopted, while tight restrictions
were placed on changing or altering surnames.
Everyone must register on the OCJGS website www.ocjgs.org. Members
are free and $5 for nonmembers. Dues or the $5 fee can be paid on our
Michelle Sandler MLS
Vice President of Programming OCJGS