Category Archives: International Tracing Service

POST 5: EXPERIENCES WITH THE EWZ RECORDS

Introduction  From information on the 1931 marriage record of Emil Hutop and Anele Dainauskaite from a researcher in Lithuania who sent us a description of this record after discovering this blog, (while he was researching the Dainauskaite family), we knew … Continue reading

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2017 New Series of Posts Holocaust Museum POST 5 Part II Adolf Spurgat

May 2016: Day 1 Research    One of my burning questions was, “What was the source of the 1944 death record of Adolf Spurgat in Essen? When I could not find very many other Spurgats, I asked about the source … Continue reading

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2017 New Series of Posts Holocaust Museum Post 4 Part I

The Importance of Another Adolf Spurgat in Essen  Summer 2014 At the Foundation of Eastern European Family History Societies (FEEFHS) conference in August 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah, I had the honor of an hour long one-to-one meeting with … Continue reading

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2017 New Series of Posts Holocaust Museum Post 3 Hutop Family

2010–2015 Background In 2010 the author had written: …The children of Pauline Spurgat Hutop reported that her father, Johann Ferdinand Hutop, was said to have had four wives… After I started my blog in May 2012 I heard from a … Continue reading

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2017 New Series of Posts Holocaust Museum POST 2

Day 1: Experiences at the Victims and Resource Center: By taking the metro on a Sunday morning, I was able to acclimate myself before the busyness of Monday morning rush hour might distract me. When I arrived at the museum … Continue reading

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New Series of Posts 1 Holocaust Museum

Description The 13 day 2013 Road Scholar Tour of all three Baltic countries and the subsequent 5 day Family History Tour resulted in a personal interest in what had happened to the people in the Baltic states after the three … Continue reading

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Research 2012-2015 Post 14 International Tracing Service

2014: At the Feefhs conference in Salt Lake City I was privileged to spend an hour with Dr. Diane Afoumado, PhD, Chief of the ITS (International Tracing Service) Research Branch at the Holocaust Survivors and Victims Resource Center at the … Continue reading

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