Re: [englishresearch] Free Genealogy Event -- Essex/East London UK
- Would you be able to help me or direct me to an area that could? My Jewish
greatgreatgrandfather came from Russia to England at a young age, I am told.
He married in 1875 in Dudley, Worchester County; emigrated to Canada
probably around 1885 or 86. His name was Leos Covner and married Matilda
We do not know where to find more information. We live in North Carolina,
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From: "JGSGB East of London" <jgsgbeol@...>
Sent: Sunday, June 23, 2002 7:12 AM
Subject: [englishresearch] Free Genealogy Event -- Essex/East London UK
> Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain
> Group covering Essex and East London residents
> Jewish Genealogy On Your Doorstep
> Do you have Jewish ancestors,live in East London or Essex, and think all
> information about them must be abroad or at least miles away? Think again!
> Find out how you can trace your family tree on your home patch with the
> Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain (JGSGB).
> We'll be meeting on Tuesday, 25th June 2002 at Ilford Synagogue, 22
> Lane, Gants, Essex at 8pm. Join us for an evening and find out how to go
> back hundreds of years with your family tree. A great opportunity to
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> from all over the world into your home.
> Absolute beginners to experienced genealogists are all welcome to find out
> more and contribute. You don't have to be Jewish, just have Jewish
> Entry is free and refreshments will be available. Any donations will
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- sorry, i'm new at this and i'm seeking help from family members that i have been able to locate.
i went to AOL Member Directory and looked in the city where i know i have/had family members. I sent im's to five of the people i found listed in that city. One young lady agreed to help me :-) she has ended up going to my relatives house and asking them to write me (or log online). .192.com is a website she gave me to look for people also. Good luck --- happy hunting~ Tricia
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