Re: [Stern] Noah, shochet, Poland, born c. 1861,
- No connection that I can see. You need to define Poland---there was no
such entity in 1861.
On Tue, 9 Jan 2001 10:10:53 EST miltone@... writes:
> Subject: Stern and Danzig Families
> From: Thndrblt0@...
> Date: Sun, 7 Jan 2001 20:04:54 EST
> X-Message-Number: 1
> According to sparse family records and oral heritage, my
> Noah Stern was a shochet from Poland, born c. 1861, who married
> Sarah-Shoshana Danzig in her native Lithuania in the late 1880s,
> fathered two
> daughters, and left for South Africa. He became a trader in
> Francistown (now
> Botswana). When his wife and children came to join him around
> 1890-91, she
> died on the train journey somewhere in South Africa, apparently
> after having
> stopped to visit her brother, who was a lawyer living between Cape
> Town and
> Johannesburg. Noah was eventually reunited with the children, who
> lived in
> southern Africa until they were about 17 years old, at which age
> they chose
> to stay in England when he brought them there on provisioning trips.
> daughters' descendants live mainly in the UK or US. Some appear in
> Freedman's book on the Vilna Gaon.) Noah himself remarried,
> fathered other
> children, and died in Port Elizabeth in 1947.
> I would appreciate any additional information that anyone may be
> able to give
> me on Noah and his Stern descendants, or on South African Danzigs
> who may be
> related to Sarah-Shoshana through her brother. I would also
> appreciate any
> guidance on the most effective ways to locate official documentation
> for Noah
> and Sarah-Shoshana. I have looked at the SASIG resource guides
> on-line, so I
> could probably figure it all out, but I would appreciate it very
> much if
> someone could be kind enough to steer me in the right direction.
> Gregory Lubkin
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