Next Free JewishGen Webinar: Jewish Surnames and Patronymics: Tracing Your Ancestors Before They Had Surnames #JewishGenUpdates


Avraham Groll
 

The entire community is invited to join us for our next free JewishGen Talks webinar:

Topic: Jewish Surnames and Patronymics: Tracing Your Ancestors Before They Had Surnames
Date: Wednesday, May 18th, 2022
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Registration: Free with a suggested donation. Please click here to register now

About the Talk
Anyone researching their Jewish ancestry prior to the 18th century encounters the challenge of identifying relatives with no family surnames. In this presentation, Dr. Thomas Fürth will demonstrate, using case studies, how these obstacles can be overcome.

 

About the Speaker
Dr. Thomas Fürth lives in Stockholm, Sweden and is the Associate Professor of History at Stockholm University. He serves as President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Sweden (Judiska släktforskningsföreningen i Sverige) and the Genealogical Society of Sweden (Genealogiska föreningen) and is the Avotaynu Contributing Editor for Sweden.


David Mendoza
 

On Thu, May 12, 2022 at 11:15 AM, Avraham Groll wrote:
Anyone researching their Jewish ancestry prior to the 18th century encounters the challenge of identifying relatives with no family surnames.

I think they mean "Ashkenazi Jewish", rather than just "Jewish".   :)

Best wishes,

David Mendoza
President, Sephardic Genealogical Society