Dear David Lnagenberg:
Shalom and Shana Tova: today I met your information again,can you tell me please if you have more informations about my family? I think my greatgrandmother was Dorothea ( Myriam?) Sandelowski but I do not know the name of her parents. My Greatgrandfather was Abraham Jankel Wartelski.They left Vistytis and lives in a small Village near Konigbserg first, later they move to Konigsberg. My whole family lived there, my grandmother was botn there and tolds me a lot od stories about her big extended family there. Could be you have alot of informations, I beg you please to write to me to my anoter e mail address: edeldaniel@...
Thank you very much for all informations that you or anybody can have of my relatives, thank you veryt much.
Daniel Edel Bogota Colombia.
--- In Vistytis@yahoogroups.com, "David L. Langenberg" <gallienus@...> wrote:
> Dear Daniel,
> Two of these names are known to me--the Wartelskis and the
> Sandelowskis were Jewish families, some of whom settled in the United
> States and in early years (1870s) were in Peoria, Illinois, where
> other families from Vistytis (Vishtinetz) had settled. Some of the
> Wartelskis moved on to Texas. The Belka name is unfamiliar to me.
> I have been very interested in collecting information about families
> from Vistytis. Here are my notes on the Wartelskis and the
> The surname derives from Vartele, a small village south of
> Vishtinetz. Menahem b. Avraham Varteski, of "Wistiten," died in 1814
> in Schreitlauken and was buried in Königsberg (Birnbaum, p. 28).
> Joseph Wartelsky (1862-1939) married Rebecca Sandelosky and was at
> Terrell, Texas, in 1900; they are buried in Temple Emanu-El Cemetery,
> Dallas. Also at Terrell were several individuals named Brin (see
> above). The family of Samuel Wartelsky (b. 1858) is listed at Ellis,
> Texas in 1900; he immigrated in 1864.
> Barney Wartelska (b. ab. 1843), a dry goods pedlar, was living in
> Peoria, Illinois, in 1870. He is probably the same as Bernard
> (Barney) Wartelsky, who had a dry goods store on S. Halsted in
> Chicago, with his son Moses Wartelsky, 1887- and later with his son
> Hyman J. Wartelsky, 1904- .
> Tanchum (b. Hayyim Tsevi) Wartelsky (d. 1920) and Israel (b. Hayyim
> Tsevi) Wartels (d. 1924) are buried in the Anshe Suvalk section,
> Washington Cemetery, Brooklyn.
> Iser b. Yacakov Sandalowsky (d. 1852), of "Wistitten," was buried in
> Königsberg (Birnbaum, p. 3). A large number of persons named
> Sandelowski are listed in the Verzeichnis der wahlberechtigten
> Mitglieder der Königsberger Synagogengemeinde (Königsberg, 1927).
> Simon and Solomon Sandalowffsky and Elias Warwilsky (see below) were
> early immigrants to Utica, N. Y. Simon Sandaloffsky was elected a
> trustee of Congregation Adas Jeshurun, Utica, on 17 August 1863 (Kohn,
> Utica, p. 15). Simon Sandaloffsky is listed in Utica city directories
> (peddler, 1865-1868, 1871); Solomon Sandaloffsky appears as well
> (peddler, 1865-1868, 1871); as does Zara Sandaloffsky (peddler,
> 1866-1868, 1871) (Kohn, Utica, p. 166).
> Hulda Sandelofski, born in Vishtinetz in 1866, Hulda Demant née
> Sandelowitz, born in Vishtinetz in 1853, and Jankel Sandelowski, born
> in Vishtinetz in 1862, were living in a village near the East Prussian
> border in 1885. (Private State Archive [Berlin] XX HA, Rep. 12, Titel
> 3, Nr. 19, Band 1-12)
> Yacakov Dov Sandalowsky was a subscriber to Karne Tsevi.
> The household of Benjamin Sandalosky was enumerated in Ward 1, Tyler,
> Texas in 1900. It consisted of Benjamin Sandalosky, head, aged 61,
> born May 1839, married at age 40, born in Poland (Russia), immigrated
> in 1869, bartender; Rachael Sandalosky, wife, aged 55, born March
> 1845, married at age 40 [sic], mother of 9 children, 9 living, born in
> Poland (Russia), immigrated in 1870; Belle Sandalosky, daughter, aged
> 21, born February 1879, born in Poland (Russia); Dora Sandalosky,
> daughter, aged 19, born March 1881, born in Illinois; Edna Sandalosky,
> daughter, aged 16, born January 1884, born in Illinois; and Harry
> Sandalosky, son, aged 24, born December 1875, born in Illinois,
> salesman. Ben J. Sandolosky, born 6 December 1839, died 16 January
> 1919, and Hannah Rachel Sandolosky, wife of B. Sandalosky, born 11
> December 1842, died 3 July 1910, are buried in the Jewish section,
> Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Texas.
> The household of A. Sandaloski was enumerated at 522 West Elm Street,
> Tyler, Texas in 1900. It consisted of A. Sandaloski, head, aged 53,
> born September 1846, married at age 25, born in Poland (Russ.),
> immigrated in 1863, agent, brewery; Hattie Sandaloski, wife, aged 42,
> born April 1858, married at age 25, mother of 5 children, 5 living,
> born in Poland (Russ.), immigrated 1872; Ellie Sandaloski,
> daughter,aged 21, born June 1879, born in Arkansas, school teacher;
> Hyman Sandaloski, son, aged 18, born November 1881, born in Arkansas,
> in school; Idella Sandaloski, daughter, aged 16, born March 1884, born
> in Texas, in school; Ray Sandaloski, daughter, aged 11, born May 1889,
> born in Texas; and Leo Sandaloski, son, aged 9, born October 1890,
> born in Texas. Abe Sandoloski, born 4 October 1846, died 19 August
> 1919, and Hattie Sandoloski, born 30 September 1854, died 6 January
> 1935, are buried in the Jewish section, Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Texas.
> These families were possibly from Vishtinetz; there are clues that
> other individuals in Tyler at this time were associated with Vishtinetz.
> I would be quite interested in knowing how you fit into these
> families, as well as how you know that the Belka family is also from
> David Langenberg
> Newark, DE
> On Nov 2, 2008, at 9:31 AM, DANIEL EDEL wrote:
> > Dear Ladies and Gentlemen:
> > My family comes from Vistytis, surnames Wartelski , Belka and
> > Sandelowski, my family moved to Konigsberg, I am interesting to know
> > all about my family, Can somebody help me to know how I can search
> > born certificates in Vistytis?. Or somebody has any informtion about
> > my family?
> > I will be thankful for all informations you can provide me.
> > Grateful
> > Daniel Edel
> > edelless@...
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