Confirmed! My third great grandmother Feige Slawitz Berman had a sister, Chaia Sarah Slawitz Stein.
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.
Talking to a cousin provided some clarity around my second great grandmother’s maiden name — Kashowitz, not Rashowitz or Rochaurtz. I’ve also standardized the spelling of another popular surname throughout the tree.
Reviewing documentation I received months ago helped me make a new connection. Pay attention to the small details.
Searching for one set of potential cousins revealed more blood relatives, descended from my second great grandparents, Shloma Lepianski and Rochel Shai Lepianski.
The naturalization documents for Pearl Landes answer a question about her children.
With Anna’s naturalization documents from the National Archives, I’m a step closer to uncovering her family’s past in Lithuania.
On Fold3, I discovered naturalization papers for my second great grandfather which otherwise would need to have been ordered from the National Archives.
Using tools on Fold3, I discovered Samuel Berman’s (my great grandfather’s) naturalization papers. Samuel declared his intention to become a citizen in 1912, and in 1916 completed his Petition for Naturalization, was informed of his approval, and signed the Oath of Allegiance. I hadn’t come across these documents in any other searches so far, including […]