Catching up with the Sturmwalds
Years ago I struggled with conflicting information about second great grandmother, Eliza Sturmwald Lustig, and the name of her mother. On Eliza’s death certificate, her mother is listed as Charlotte Newmann. On her marriage certificate, the name of Eliza’s mother appears to be Janetta Shyck. After some time thinking about it, with no other information […]
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Thanks to Google Books, I’ve discovered relatives in the Holocaust
Babette Sturmwald is a newly discovered cousin. Her husband and one of her four daughters perished in the Holocaust.
My fourth great grandfather, Israel Loew Sturmwald, and his descendants
Working together with a distant potential cousin, I’m finding more clues about the Sturmwald branch of my family.
Eliza Sturmwald Lustig’s death certificate
With every new document I receive, there are more questions, and Eliza’s death certificate is no exception.
Marriage certificate: Joseph Landes and Sadie Lustig
The story of my family history research continues with three records I received from the New York City Department or Records.
Marriage certificates received: Berman/Neckameyer, Lustig/Sturmwald, and Klein/Herman
My family history research continues with the first records received from the New York City Department of Records.