Death certificate/Montreal/1949-1951 #canada


Bernie and Fran
 

 

 

 

I am looking for help to find a death certificate for a baby brother of mine, who died at birth in the Jewish General Hospital, Montreal between 1949-1951. I have already contacted Jewish General Hospital , Paperman and Baron de Hirsch Cemetery. They all say they have no records from that time. My parents would never discuss this. If anyone has any ideas as to how get this information, I would greatly appreciate this. Thanks.

 

Frances Fried


ramot418@...
 

If your parents belonged to a synagogue, ask them.  I'm quite sure that vital records were still the responsibility of the church/synagogues at that time in the province of Quebec, and that deaths were recorded by them.  I imagine this would be necessary for burial.  I know for a fact that births were still recorded by the synagogues at that time.
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Jerusalem, Israel
Researching:
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Susselovitch/Zuselovitch family from Raseiniai (Rassein), Lithuania


michele shari
 

I unfortunately had the same situation with a child of my great grandparents that I found out about. In my situation I found a record online and contacted the cemetery who told me that I had more information than they did. The administrator said that children were frequently buried in between adult graves and if there was a marker at all, it was small and may not have lasted. He told us there was no place to put a stone or go say tehillim. Canada does have lots of records that were kept by rabbis, call Drouin Records, where I found a lot of my family's birth and marriage records from Montreal, so you could try that. Ours were on Ancestry. They were kept by the rabbis. If you don't have a subscription, email me directly with the info and I can try to find it for you. 
Just a note of thanks to the many people on here who have helped me along the way...I always take the opportunity to pass on an act of Hakaras HaTov as a thank you to all of them. 
 
 
The Drouin Collection Records is a collection of images of parish registers (baptisms, burials and marriages) as well as of other documents of historical and genealogical significance. It covers all of Quebec and French Acadia as well as parts of Ontario, New Brunswick and the Northeastern United States.

Michele Farkas
Boynton Beach, Fl
micheleshari@...

researching Farkas in Transylvania/Hungary (Carei, Tasnad, Cluj, Kisvarda, Margitta, Satumare), Weiszhauz/Weisshaus (Vamospercs), Rosenfeld (Vamospercs), Isak/Izsak, Taussig/Tauszik, Schein, Pollak (married Farkas), Jakab (married Farkas)

Researching Stauber/Stober/Shtauber (Viseu and surrounding towns, Maramures, Romania), Deutsch, Malek/Malec, Fischman, Genud/Genuth, Apter, Herstik/Hershtik/Herstig, Teszler/Tessler, Davidovici, Ganz/Gancz, Paszternak, Feig, Pollak, Jakab

Researching Kaufman, Horowitz, Hurwitz/Gurevitz, Potashnik/Potasnik/Perlman, Perlmutter/Perelmutter, Lipsky, Leykin/Leikin, from Gomel, Minsk/Russia, Rosen and Resnick from Russia




Alan Greenberg
 

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Montreal has access to a lot of
non-public (or not free) records that can often help. Those
interested should send a request to vital@....

Frances, I will privately send you a message regarding your situation.

Alan Greenberg
JGS-Montreal


At 2022-01-23 07:09 PM, Bernie and Fran via groups.jewishgen.org wrote:

I am looking for help to find a death certificate for a baby
brother of mine, who died at birth in the Jewish General Hospital,
Montreal between 1949-1951. I have already contacted Jewish General
Hospital , Paperman and Baron de Hirsch Cemetery. They all say they
have no records from that time. My parents would never discuss
this. If anyone has any ideas as to how get this information, I
would greatly appreciate this. Thanks.

Frances Fried


Alan Greenberg
 

The Drouin records are on Ancestry, but are often not well indexed (despite work of several dedicated volunteers who have GREATLY improved the Jewish records).

The JGS-Montreal has its own index of these records. In addition to traditional searches, we can also search by date and parents' names. In addition we have numerous other resources (including cemetery records) that are not otherwise available.

We are happy to help researchers - write to vitaljgs-montreal.org

Alan greenberg
JGS-Montreal.org


At 2022-01-25 06:50 AM, michele shari via groups.jewishgen.org wrote:
I unfortunately had the same situation with a child of my great grandparents that I found out about. In my situation I found a record online and contacted the cemetery who told me that I had more information than they did. The administrator said that children were frequently buried in between adult graves and if there was a marker at all, it was small and may not have lasted. He told us there was no place to put a stone or go say tehillim. Canada does have lots of records that were kept by rabbis, call Drouin Records, where I found a lot of my family's birth and marriage records from Montreal, so you could try that. Ours were on Ancestry. They were kept by the rabbis. If you don't have a subscription, email me directly with the info and I can try to find it for you.
Just a note of thanks to the many people on here who have helped me along the way...I always take the opportunity to pass on an act of Hakaras HaTov as a thank you to all of them.
 
 
The Drouin Collection Records is a collection of images of parish registers (baptisms, burials and marriages) as well as of other documents of historical and genealogical significance. It covers all of Quebec and French Acadia as well as parts of Ontario, New Brunswick and the Northeastern United States.

Michele Farkas
Boynton Beach, Fl
micheleshari@...

researching Farkas in Transylvania/Hungary (Carei, Tasnad, Cluj, Kisvarda, Margitta, Satumare), Weiszhauz/Weisshaus (Vamospercs), Rosenfeld (Vamospercs), Isak/Izsak, Taussig/Tauszik, Schein, Pollak (married Farkas), Jakab (married Farkas)

Researching Stauber/Stober/Shtauber (Viseu and surrounding towns, Maramures, Romania), Deutsch, Malek/Malec, Fischman, Genud/Genuth, Apter, Herstik/Hershtik/Herstig, Teszler/Tessler, Davidovici, Ganz/Gancz, Paszternak, Feig, Pollak, Jakab

Researching Kaufman, Horowitz, Hurwitz/Gurevitz, Potashnik/Potasnik/Perlman, Perlmutter/Perelmutter, Lipsky, Leykin/Leikin, from Gomel, Minsk/Russia, Rosen and Resnick from Russia