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.
A marriage certificate for Joseph Lustig and Sadie Isaacs proves a memory to be incorrect.
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.
Just like I had difficulty reconciling Eliza Strumwald Lustig’s death certificates with the facts I considered to be true, I now have the same concerns about this death certificate for Joseph Lustig.
With every new document I receive, there are more questions, and Eliza’s death certificate is no exception.
The story of my family history research continues with three records I received from the New York City Department or Records.
My family history research continues with the first records received from the New York City Department of Records.