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by logan
Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:56 am
Forum: Help me find...
Topic: Looking for 1914 Grodno doctor
Replies: 3
Views: 5082

Re: Looking for 1914 Grodno doctor

If you search for Rothenstein, one of the results will be from the 1890 Grodno Gubernia Address-Calendar, image 381. Click on the link for that result, and you will see a scan of the corresponding page. The Rothenstein match is in the second line of the last paragraph. That paragraph begins with лек...
by logan
Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:56 am
Forum: Notes
Topic: 1935, 1937, 1938 Przemysl Business Directories
Replies: 0
Views: 10028

1935, 1937, 1938 Przemysl Business Directories

These directories of Przemysl seem to exclude Jewish business owners. If you know why, or where the Jewish business listings can be found, or if you believe this is not true, please share.

Logan
by logan
Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Strategies
Topic: how to search for a surname that is also a town name
Replies: 0
Views: 10513

how to search for a surname that is also a town name

If you are searching for a surname that is also a town name, e.g., London, your search results might be overwhelmed with matches to the town. Here is an imperfect strategy for filtering out the town matches. This strategy only applies if the geographic region where you are looking for your surname d...
by logan
Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:58 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Sorting the lists of sources
Replies: 0
Views: 6632

Sorting the lists of sources

When viewing a list of sources, such as the list of directories , you will now see a sorting option in brackets [] next to the Total Collection header. If you see "show new addition first, within each section," clicking it will sort the sources according to when they were added to the site...
by logan
Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:54 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Show New Matches First
Replies: 0
Views: 5272

Show New Matches First

Want to see matches in sources added recently? Change the Regular Sort option to New Matches First. In addition to sorting by the date sources were added to the site, sources added within the last week or month will be specially indicated with NEW IN THE LAST WEEK or MONTH.

Logan
by logan
Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Wildcards
Replies: 0
Views: 8180

Wildcards

Wildcard searching is now possible using the * wildcard at the beginning, end, or both beginning and end of a word. The * will match 0 or more characters. Wildcard searching only works with the (default) Regular Match option, not D-M Soundex or OCR-Adjusted. Examples: kleinw* matches kleinwaks, klei...
by logan
Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:02 pm
Forum: Help me find...
Topic: Looking for Barbara Krobath, Austria
Replies: 2
Views: 2916

Re: Looking for Barbara Krobath, Austria

Exactly what information would you like to know? Are you trying to learn the names of Barbara Krobath's parents, siblings, husband, or children? Or the name or location of her parents' restaurant? Or the town "south of Graz" to which she moved? Or something else? Vienna address and busines...
by logan
Fri Jul 12, 2013 6:30 pm
Forum: Help me find...
Topic: Ellis Island
Replies: 4
Views: 5962

Re: Ellis Island

Between 1892 and 1924, the Umbria never sailed out of Southampton, only Liverpool, according to http://stevemorse.org/ellis/boat.html.
by logan
Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: Help me find...
Topic: Ellis Island
Replies: 4
Views: 5962

Re: Ellis Island

The ship was the Umbria ...they arrived on or about 2 June 1906...Also, there are Chasanofsky's on the ship, but they are not my family. There is a Chasanofsky family on a 10 June 1906 arrival of the Umbria: http://www.ellisisland.org/search/shipManifest.asp?pID=102246060179 . If you are sure this ...
by logan
Sun Feb 24, 2013 2:46 am
Forum: Help me find...
Topic: Family roots in Daroca, Spain
Replies: 1
Views: 4803

Re: Family roots in Daroca, Spain

If you search here for "Benbassat," you will find matches in Cyrillic and Latin characters in Bulgarian directories (also, Poland and Mandate Palestine). Unfortunately, we have extremely limited coverage of Spain, currently, and nothing from the 13th-15th centuries.

-Logan

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