- Here is an article about plans by the University
of Florida to scan and index millions of pages of
official documents in Cuban archives. It sounds as if
these documents will, essentially, be the equivalent of
the Ellis Island passenger manifests for Africans and
Europeans who traveled to Florida via Havana before
1900.<br><br>It sounds as if this will be a great resource for
any American Jews who have Sephardic ancestors who
started out in the Southeast. Even some who immigrated
through other ports might have traveled through
Havana.<br><br><a href=http://www.msnbc.com/news/576374.asp?0nm=N24F target=new>http://www.msnbc.com/news/576374.asp?0nm=N24F</a>
- I am looking for the surnames ZILBERMAN, KARP and EPSTEIN of
Yarburg, Lithuania and JUDKOWSKY of Serednik, Lithuania.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, jeffreyrstern wrote:
> I have just begun to research my European roots.
> Have learned that my maternal grandfather was from
> Yurburg, Lithuania. The family name was eithrn Arnstein or
> Arshtein. Looking for any possible relatives....