The Landes cousin who may or may not have existed
One of the first mysteries I encountered when first starting my research into my family history has still not been solved. Maybe you can help by looking at the facts and sharing your thoughts, interpreting the incomplete documentation, or seeing if you find something I’ve missed.
Anna, my great grandmother, finally found.
After several years, I’ve finally been able to put the pieces together and find my great grandmother.
Another name change discovered: Nachamin/Neckameyer
The Neckameyer name was originally Nachamin, as I’ve discovered by reconsidering what I thought was an engraving mistake and with the help of new FamilySearch indices.
Ancestry.com adds 14 million New York records to database
Indexes to New York City births, marriages, and deaths are now available on Ancestry.com, as are the 1855 and 1875 New York state census records.
Landes family in the Canadian Census of 1921
Martin Landes and his family appears in the Canadian Census of 1921, but the listing doesn’t solve a mystery.
Birth records from Czecze don’t include Joseph Lustig
I couldn’t find Joseph (Ruben) Lustig while browsing a microfilm of synagogue records from Czecze (Cece), Hungary, but I did later find a potential cousin.
Looking closer at handwriting solves a mystery
The birth record I attributed to a mystery “Track” Landes is probably attributable to Irwin Landes. Bad indexing led to a bad assumption.
The Lepianskis in Lithuania
Just days ago I had little information about my great grandmother. Now, I know about her entire family in Lithuania.