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 […]
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.
Family members can now view the entire family tree online without creating an account on Ancestry.com or dealing with the company’s incessant advertisements.
Babette Sturmwald is a newly discovered cousin. Her husband and one of her four daughters perished in the Holocaust.
Working together with a distant potential cousin, I’m finding more clues about the Sturmwald branch of my family.
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.