The Berman family emigrated from Odessa, destined for the United States, at the beginning of the twentieth century.
Order marriage licenses and affidavits from New York City, not just marriage certificates using new online indexes.
The headstone for my third great grandmother, Feige Berman, raised more questions than it answered. I’m still working on this three years later.
After several years, I’ve finally been able to put the pieces together and find my great grandmother.
Beth El Cemetery in Paramus, New Jersey is the home of Celia Neckameyer Walcoff and her husband George.
From the 1940s through the 1970s, Aaron (Al) Berman recorded home movies on 8mm film.
The Hirschenbein family, cousins of my mother’s family, changed their name to Hirsch. With this new information, I can learn more.
Recordings from the early 1950s show the Berman family having lots of fun around the piano.
The recently reset and repointed headstone for Feige Berman provides a clue about her father from Russia.
These photographs of the Herman family are courtesy of Shari Berman Landes.
These photographs of the Klein family are courtesy of Shari Berman Landes.
These photographs of the Berman family were provided by Shari Berman Landes and Joel Landes.
A visit to Brooklyn and other stops in New York allowed me to visit more relatives and document grave sites for my family tree — and a surprise.
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 […]
My family history research continues with the first records received from the New York City Department of Records.