What's New

November 2014

  Merged Berg and Berger trees into Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg, thanks to records translated by the Kremenets Shtetl CO-OP at JewishGen.org.
  Added names to Rossman branch of Descendants of Myer Fleischman. Belated welcome to 21st century arrivals Noah and Cameron. New in the index of surnames: Gonzalez

September 2014

 New arrival! Samuel Robert Freeman (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman, Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg, and Descendants of Myer Fleischman).
 Congratulations to newlyweds Adi (Berg) & Assi Gurevitch (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).
  Welcome to spring and summer arrivals Ariel Cohen and Iddo Cohen (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).
  Added a few names to Descendants of Herman Mehalowitz and Descendants of Sigmond Davidowitz. New in the index of surnames: Grossman, Smith

July 2014

  Sad news: Harry Greenberg died recently at age 94 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).

June 2014

  Sad news: Marcia Shuman died at age 91 (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). Added a few missing names in her branch.

April 2014

  Added a photo of Lillian (Marcus) Samson (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).
  Added a photo showing Bernard Porter (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Poltorak).
  Very belated congratulations on the 2012 marriage of Jeremy Freeman & Cristina  Dacchille (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman, Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg, and Descendants of Myer Fleischman).

March 2014

  Congratulations to newlyweds Jennifer Tullman & Aviv Botzer (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).
  Sad news: Frank A. Smith died at age 84 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).

February 2014

  Added names to Descendants of Herman Mehalowitz and Descendants of Sigmond Davidowitz. New in the index of surnames: Steinberg, Garton
  Belated welcome to 2013 arrival Stellan Haas (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).

January 2014

  Belated welcome to 2012 arrival Trevor Sawyer Acklin (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps).

December 2013

   Added photos of Mechel Korin (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg), Dina (Berg) & Chaim Kleinstein and Nisan Ber "Alter" Kleinstein (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). They were killed in the Holocaust.
  Added names in the Freidenburg branch of Descendants of Jacob Fein.

November 2013

  Very belated welcome to 2011 arrival Zachary Freidenburg (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).

October 2013

  Sad news: Jennie (Baker) Shusterman died at age 100 (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Klotz). Added photos.
  Sad news: Ethel (Davis) Baker died at age 100 (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Klotz). Added photos.
  Filled in some blanks in the Stein branch of Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Poltorak. Very belated welcome to 2009 arrival Jacob Love. New in the index of surnames: Matthews, Canup
  Belated welcome to 2013 arrival Ashlyn Jessica Webb (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).
  Added names and dates in the Libby (Aliber) Goldstein and Sarah (Aliber) Smith branches of Descendants of David Aliber. New in the index of surnames: Amdur, Berkmann,  Norman, Rachleff, Seerman, Silverstein, Wood

  Book Mill ride

August 2013

  Added many names and dates to Descendants of David Aliber, including some Descendants of Gavriel Hartenstein and Descendants of Abraham Klotz. New in the index of surnames: Baltzly, Becker, Duffy, Grieco, Grynbel, Hess, Hirschfield, Molloy, Powell, Puray, Zaid

July 2013

   Belated welcome to a spring arrival: Peleg Schatzberger (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and  Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg)
  Congratulations to recently married Don Tullman & Prapatsri Praiphruk (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg)
  Very belated congratulations on the marriage of Adam Tullman & Molly Newland (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and  Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg)
  Sad news: Morris Moss died at age 87 (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).

June 2013

  New arrival! Aliya Rose Climo Gerber (see Descendants of Jacob Gerber)

May 2013

  Sad news: Sally (August) Friedell died at age 88 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).

April 2013

  Added names in the Intrater branch of Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps
  New arrival! Peleg Schatzberger (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg)

February 2013

  Sad news: Jane (Hart) Fein died at age 82 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).

January 2013

  Belated congratulations to 2012 newlyweds Lindsey Weinstein & Avi Hersovici (see Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison).
  Sad news: Sylvia (Richman) Moss died at age 83 (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).
  More sad news: Steven Gershon died (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps).
  XC skiing in British Columbia

December 2012

  New arrival! Adelaide Grace Zima (see Descendants of Isaac Watnick and Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison).
  New arrival! Maya Allison Goldstein (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). Also added names of Maya's sister, Sylvia, and first cousin Mia.

November 2012

  Added names in the Kramer branch of Descendants of Gavriel Hartenstein.
  Added dates in Descendants of Jacob Gerber.

October 2012

  Book Mill ride

September 2012

  Oregon bike trip

August 2012

  Added photos from the Perper branch of Descendants of Jacob Fein.
  New arrival! Alma Raveh  (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).

July 2012

  Added photos of Meir-Leib Berg, Nisson Berg, and Shimon Berg, who all died in the Holocaust (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).
  Congratulations to newlyweds Jessica Colombi & Chris Nance (see Descendants of Jacob Fein, Descendants of Louis Rapps, Descendants of Herman Mehalowitz and Descendants of Sigmond Davidowitz.)
  New arrival! Moshe Mordechai Lebovits (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and  Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).

May 2012

  Congrats to newlyweds Boaz Cohen & Ortal Sa'ada (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).

March 2012

  Sad news: Sidonia (Frank) Fleishman died at age 88 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps).

February 2012

  Sad news: Seymour F. Porter died (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker, Descendants of Abraham Poltorak and Descendants of Isaac Watnick).

January 2012

  Belated congratulations to Candace Makl & Tristan Huey on their marriage (see Descendants of Louis Rapps).

December 2011

  New arrival! Aryeh O. Davis (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg)
  New arrival! Gideon Nachum Sachly (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg)
  Added many names to the Sarah (Berger) Kaner branch of Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg, thanks to people exploring Kaner roots. New in the  index of surnames: Butler, Cannon, Davidson, Dintleman, Evans, Lee, McDougall, Newhoff, Salter, Schrag, Zimmerman.
  Belated welcome to 2011 arrival Eli Ray Shuman, and very belated welcome to his cousins Mia Lily Shuman and Sophie Rose Shuman (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). Also new in the index of surnames: Abraham, Daley.
  Very belated welcome to Sophie Katz (see Descendants of Myer Fleischman).
  Added names to Descendants of Isaac Watnick and Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison. New in the index of surnames: McElligott.

November 2011

  Belated welcome to two 2011 arrivals: Shira Fromer and Alona Cohen (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). Added to the index of surnames: Elyassi.
  Belated welcome to a 2010 arrival: Logan Andrew Acklin (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps).

October 2011

  Sad news: Thelma (Frank) Glasser Buchman died at age 82 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps).

September 2011

  Sierra Sampler (California & Nevada bike trip)
  Corrected maiden name of Bertha (Parlow) Levine in Descendants of Isaac Watnick and Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison and added her year of birth and year of death, thanks to a nephew.


August 2011

  Maine getaway
  Belated welcome to a 2011 arrival: Aviv Cohen -- see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and  Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg.
  New arrival! Palmer Boston Ellis, daughter of Mariah & Matthew Ellis (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker, Descendants of Abraham Poltorak, Descendants of Jacob Gerber, Descendants of Isaac Watnick, Descendants of Abraham Mesenshnik and Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison).
  Sad news: Marion "Chaiki" (Stanger) Wolfson died (see Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison). 

July 2011

  Very belated welcome to arrivals Michal Lebovits (2009) and Liora Tzipora Davis (2010) -- see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and  Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg.
    George Street Bike Challenge for Major Taylor
  Congratulations on the marriage of Adam Tullman & Molly Newland (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg)

May 2011

  Memorial Day weekend in the White Mountains
  Belated sad news: Sam Buchman died last fall (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps). Photo has been added.
   New arrival! Aviv Cohen (See Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg.)

April 2011

  New arrival! Shira Fromer (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).

February 2011 

  Sad news: Hilda (Porter) Baeder died at age 93 (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Poltorak).
  New arrival! Alona Cohen (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).
  New arrival! Eli Ray Shuman (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).
  New arrival! Zachary Lucas Freidenburg (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).
  Added names in Descendants of Isaac Watnick and Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison. New in the index of surnames: Genest.

January 2011

  New Year's vacation photos

  Added a few names to Descendants of Herman Mehalowitz, thanks to a cousin finding this site. New in the index of surnames:  Cohen, Blakeman, Bickstein, Solomon. Added some names to Descendants of Sigmond Davidowitz. New in the index of surnames:  Friedman.

December 2010

  New arrival! Elliott Hawkins Zima (see Descendants of Isaac Watnick and Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison).
  New arrival! Logan Andrew Acklin (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps).

November 2010

  Added some details to the Isadore Berger branch of Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg. New in the index of surnames: Webb.

October 2010

  Added some details to Descendants of Abraham Mesenshnik, thanks to a descendant finding this web site. New in the index of surnames: Levitt, McBride.
  Sad news: Sam Buchman died (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps).

September 2010

  Colorado vacation photos

August 2010

Seacoast biking
Biking and hiking in the White Mountains

July 2010

  New arrival! Eyal Raveh (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg and Descendants of Nisan Katzop).
  Very belated welcome to arrivals Jenna Beth Koller (2007) and Vincent Matthew Koller (2009) -- see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps.
George Street Bike Challenge for Major Taylor
  Corrected the spelling of Schrier in Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg and added some names in that branch, thanks to a descendant finding this web site. New in the index of surnames: Hardiman, Hayes, Martinez, Minkoff, Reyes, Roskin, Zamel.

May 2010

  Memorial Day weekend in the White Mountains
  Congrats to newlyweds Toby (Boyer) Freeman & Rohn Grossguth (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua TullmanDescendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg and Descendants of Myer Fleischman).
  Sad news: Bernard Porter died at age 84 (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker, Descendants of Abraham Poltorak, Descendants of Jacob Gerber, Descendants of Isaac Watnick, Descendants of Abraham Mesenshnik and Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison). Added a photo from 1945.
  Added some names to Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison from the obituary of Melvin J. Rosenfeld. New in the index of surnames: Gimbel and Laufer.

April 2010

  New arrival! Eliana Magic Halas (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps and Descendants of Sigmond Davidowitz and Descendants of Herman Mehalowitz) .

March 2010

  Added a few names in the Bordett branch of Descendants of Jacob Gerber, thanks to a descendant finding this web site. New in the index of surnames: Dolnick, Buchdahl.
  Congrats to newlyweds Mariah (Saunders) & Matthew Ellis (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker, Descendants of Abraham Poltorak, Descendants of Jacob Gerber, Descendants of Isaac Watnick, Descendants of Abraham Mesenshnik and Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison).

January 2010

  Photos from New Year's XC ski trip

December 2009

  New arrival! Evan Russell Gerber (see Descendants of Jacob Gerber). 
  Added a photo of Sadie & Hyman Stein (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Poltorak).
  Belated welcome to spring arrival Noah Dylan Millman (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps).
  Added a couple of names to Descendants of Jacob Fein. New in the index of surnames: Ortega

October 2009

  Added/corrected a few names and dates in the Morris Tullman branch of Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg.
  Sad news: Linda Gold-Pitegoff died (see Descendants of Isaac Watnick and Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison).
  New arrival! Samantha Katz (see Descendants of Myer Fleischman).  

September 2009

  Sad news: Donald Intrater died at age 85 (see  Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps).
  More sad news: Jodi Samuels died at age 36 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).
  New arrival! Gabriel Fennesy Shearer (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz).
  New arrival! Samantha Katz (see Descendants of Myer Fleischman).
Maine & New Hampshire vacation photos

August 2009

  Very belated congrats to Mandi & Joe Krongold on 2007 twin arrivals Lauren and Emory (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).

July 2009

Busy with the eighth annual George Street Bike Challenge for Major Taylor.

June 2009

  New arrival! Sasha Rose Jowett-Ghent (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).
  Added names and dates in the Servetnick branch of  Descendants of Shabtay Gluzman, thanks to an updated Servetnick genealogy. New in the index of surnames: Ebel, Goldman, Goldstein, Isserman, Ratner, Ravenstine, Rosenberg, Scuderi.

May 2009

  New arrival! Noah Dylan Millman (see  Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps).
  New arrival! Keshet Cohen (see  Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).
  Added a photo (circa 1902) of "the Zadie" Harry Tolman.
  Added some photos of the Weissman family (see Descendants of Abraham Mesenshnik).

April 2009

  Sad news: Norman Goldstein died at age 84 (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Poltorak).
  Added names and dates in the Richman branch of Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg, thanks to new contacts in another part of the Richman family.   New in the index of surnames: Niehaus, Bauer, Olsheske, McEntire.

February 2009

   Sad news, belatedly: Dorothy (Goldstein) Frank died in 2008 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps).
  Added photos of Eliezer Yaari and his parents (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).

January 2009

  Belated congratulations to 2008 newlyweds Alissa Ackerman & Angela Linsenmeyer (see  Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps).
  New arrival! Isaac Francis Zima (see Descendants of Isaac Watnick and Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison). And belated congrats to his parents, married in 2008. New in the index of surnames: Haft.
  Sad news: Sylvia (Rossman) Madow died at age 85 (see Descendants of Myer Fleischman).
  Willard Pond snowshoe hike

November 2008

  Added a few names in the Tullman branch (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and  Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg) -- belated welcome to three arrivals. New in the index of surnames: Moore.

October 2008

  Sad news: Sarah (Levine) Gold died at age 90 (see Descendants of Isaac Watnick and Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison).
  Paul Anderson memorial hike

September 2008

  New arrival! Guy Raveh (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg)
  New arrival! Carmel Schatzberger (see  Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). And belated welcome to 2007 arrival Orri Zeev Fromer, also a Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg.
  Congrats to newlyweds Leedor Levi & Shlomo Lebovits (see  Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg)
 Major Taylor Century photos

August 2008

  New arrival! Eli Austin Schwartzman (see  Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and  Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg and Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Klotz and Descendants of Myer Fleischman )
  Corrected a couple of names and dates in the York branch of Descendants of Louis Rapps.

July 2008

  New arrivals! Benjamin and Eli Weaver -- twins (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz).

June 2008

Oregon vacation photos
  Congratulations to newlyweds Alissa Ackerman & Angela Linsenmeyer (see  Descendants of Jacob Fein and of Descendants of Louis Rapps).

May 2008

  New arrival! Thomas Martin Andrade  (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker).
New arrival! The Major Taylor monument is unveiled (culmination of a 10-year effort by Lynne and many others).

April 2008

  Added names and dates in the Tanner branch of  Descendants of Jacob Fein, thanks to cousins finding this site. New in the index of surnames: Diaz, Hesselgrave, Ramirez.

February & March 2008

Busy planning for the big day (May 21) for the Major Taylor project.

January 2008

  New arrival! Aleeza Rae Shusterman (see  Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Klotz).
  Sad news: Saul "Zelek" Stein died at age 85 (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and  Descendants of Abraham Poltorak). Added missing names among Saul's descendants.
  Sad news: Morris "Maury" Marcus died at age 92. (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 

November 2007

  Congratulations to newlyweds Amy Fein & Kamaka Halas (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).

October 2007

  Sad news: Dorothy (Perper) Marcus died at age 93 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).
  Sad news: Beatrice (Roth) Bauer died at age 89 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).

September 2007

  Sad news: Sylvia (Perper) Friedenburg died at age 94 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). Added photos of Sylvia and her husband, Joe.
  New arrival! Hailey Nicole Amato (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).

August 2007 

  New arrival! Jill Avery Cody (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).
  Congratulations to newlyweds Rebeccah & Eric Goldstein (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).
  New arrival! Orri Zeev Fromer (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).

July 2007

  Congratulations to newlyweds Annie (Jowett) & Randy Ghent (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).

June 2007 

  Caught up with cousin Zeev Shavit and belatedly added his grandchildren and his niece's husband to Descendants of Abraham Klotz.
  Recent arrival! Ruby Simone Conley (see Descendants of Abraham Poltorak).

May 2007

  New arrival! Charles Alan Katz (see Descendants of Myer Fleischman).
  Congratulations to newlyweds Aielet Schatzberger & Nir Cohen (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman  and  Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).
  Sad news: Sam Weissman died at age 91 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). Added photos.
  The Shumsk Pages by Howard Freedman has been moved onto JewishGen, the home of Jewish genealogy. Links from this site (www.ltolman.org) have been updated.

April 2007

  Congratulations to newlyweds Ann Weissman & Vincent Coticelli Jr. (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).

March 2007

  New arrival! Tahlia Ruth Weaver (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz).

February 2007

  Sad news: Ruth (Gold) Swartz died (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz).
  Sad news: Nancy Wolfson died at age 51 (see Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison).

January 2007

  New arrival! Max John Robert Shearer (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz).
  Added/corrected some names and dates in the Greenberg branch of  Descendants of Shabtay Gluzman, thanks to a descendant finding this site. New in the index of surnames: Cohen, Gardner,  Steinig.
  Congrats to newlyweds Mandi Holland & Joe Krongold (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).

December 2006

  New arrival! Rachel Julia Ciccone (see Descendants of Jacob Fein ).
  Added a few details in the Artenstein branch of Descendants of Gavriel Hartenstein.  

November 2006

  New arrival! Matthew Jacob Shusterman (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz and Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 
  New arrival! Samuel Preston Schwartzman (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua TullmanDescendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg, Descendants of Abraham Klotz, Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Myer Fleischman).
  Congrats to newlyweds Lynne (Antflick) & Dode Levenson (see Descendants of Shabtay Gluzman and  Descendants of Nisan Katzop). 
  Colorado vacation photos -- online photo journal from September trip is finally complete.
  Belated welcome to spring arrival Isabel Kaiden Levenson (see Descendants of Shabtay Gluzman and  Descendants of Nisan Katzop).
  Sad news: Eliezer Yaari died at age 73 (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). Added 1940s and 1952 photos of Eli and his parents.
  Sad news: Judith Yanco died (see Descendants of Abraham Mesenshnik).

October 2006

  New arrival! Hannah Ashley Katz (see Descendants of Myer Fleischman).

September 2006

Colorado vacation photos
  New arrival! Amit Schatzberger (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).
  Congratulations to newlyweds Patricia (Chapin) & Chris Malinowski (see Descendants of Louis Rapps).

August 2006

  New arrival! Jacob Marcus Winneg (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz and Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 
  A few corrections and additions in the Lillian Watnick branch of Descendants of Isaac Watnick

July 2006

  New arrival! Isaac Myrton Dinges (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 
  Added names in the Shpak branch of Descendants of Abraham Poltorak, thanks to a relative finding this site. New in the index of surnames: Alloway and Vyner.

June 2006

Big milestone in the Major Taylor project.
  New arrival! Rayna Mae Kushner (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 

May 2006

  Added names and dates in the Frank branch of  Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps, thanks to cousins finding this site. New in the index of surnames: Amato, Gulino, Koller, Terlinsky, Wareham, and another Goldstein.
  Belated welcome to a 2005 arrival: Michael Jordan Melvyn Fliegel (see Descendants of Abraham Mesenshnik).
  Belated congrats to summer 2005 newlyweds Pamela Weissman & Robert Olson (see Descendants of Abraham Mesenshnik).
  Posted a revised version of  Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison and updated links to it throughout this web site, after much discussion with genealogist cousins Barry Porter and Jared Bluestein. We think we have the ancestors' relationships correct in this version
  New arrival! Isabel Kaiden Levenson (see Descendants of Shabtay Gluzman and  Descendants of Nisan Katzop).

April 2006

  Sad news: Jeanette Tullman died (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and   Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). Added photos.
  Congrats to newlyweds Jennifer Tolman & Jeffrey Schwartzman (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman, Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg, Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Klotz).
   New arrival (a couple of months ago, but just added to this site): Ava Isabel Krongold (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 

March 2006

  Added undated photo from Russia of Abe Porter and his sister, Sadie (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Poltorak).
  Corrected names and dates in the Fliegel branch of Descendants of Abraham Mesenshnik.

February 2006

  New arrival! Ava Isabel Krongold (see Descendants of Jacob Fein).
  Sad news: Carolyn (Hirsch) Silver died at age 86 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Corrected names and dates in the William Weissman branch of Descendants of Abraham Mesenshnik.
  New in the index of surnames: Rawlins (see Descendants of Louis Rapps).

December 2005 - January 2006

  Photos of snowshoeing and XC skiing at Bretton Woods on New Year's weekend.
  New arrival! Jacob Tyler Millman (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps).
  Sad news: Suzanne (Stein) Love died (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and  Descendants of Abraham Poltorak).

November 2005

  A quiet month.

October 2005

  Re-connected with the Argentina branch of Descendants of Abraham Klotz and learned sad news, belatedly: Elias Klotz died in 2001, and Betty Klotz died in 2004. Added photos
  Added names and dates in the Intrater branch of  Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps, thanks to a "missing" descendant finding this web site. New in the index of surnames: Gagne, Wilson.

September 2005

  New arrival! Max Bernard Schwartzman (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua TullmanDescendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg, Descendants of Abraham Klotz, Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Myer Fleischman
  Congrats to newlyweds Alex Katz & Jessica Rubinstein (see Descendants of Myer Fleischman). 
  Fixed broken links in Kurokawa Onsen pages of the Japan 2000 bike trip journal. 
  Added photo of Sam Kalish (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 

August 2005

  New arrival! Hannah Simcha Shearer (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 

July 2005

Germany trip -- family visit & biking 

June 2005

  Belated welcome to spring arrivals Kaylee and Kendall York (see Descendants of Louis Rapps) -- they're twins! 
  Sad news, belatedly: Sam Kalish died in the spring (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  New arrival! Shayna Brooke Shusterman (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz and Descendants of B'tsalel Baker).
  Congrats to newlyweds Avishag Cohen & Yair Fromer (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg).
  Belated welcome to spring arrival Zachary Alan Katz (see Descendants of Myer Fleischman). 
  Added names and dates in the Harry Weissman branch of Descendants of Abraham Mesenshnik. New in the index of surnames: Brill, Klinkenberg, Ross. 

May 2005

  New arrival! Michael Jordan Melvyn Fliegel (see Descendants of Abraham Mesenshnik).
Belated welcome to 2002 arrival Emma Feinerman (see Descendants of Louis Rapps). Also, added/corrected some dates in the Feinerman branch. 
  Belated welcome to 2004 arrival Talia Levana Ratzlav-Katz (see Descendants of Shabtay Gluzman). 
  Added names and dates in the Fannie (Hartenstein) & Wolfe Artenstein branch of  Descendants of Gavriel Hartenstein. New in the index of surnames: Corman, Fletcher, Greenberg, Kremer, Pacheco. 
  Added/corrected names and dates in the Irving "Izzy" Rapps branch of Descendants of Louis Rapps, thanks to a grandchild finding this web site. New in the index of surnames: Amey, Anderson, Huey, Kayser, Rummel, Schwemlein, Werkheiser. Also added/updated some e-mail links on the Rapps page. 
  Sad news, belatedly: Gloria (Rapps) Chapin and Elizabeth "Libby" (Rapps) Feinerman died last year (see Descendants of Louis Rapps.) Added photos of Gloria and Libby

April 2005

  Added some names and dates and photos to the Israeli branches of Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg. Belated welcome to 2004 arrival Michael Sachly and 1999 arrival Almog Feldshtein, and belated congratulations on the marriage of Anat & Tomer Schatzberger. 
  Sad news: Sam Kalish died (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 

March 2005

  New arrival! Gilad Rothschild (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  New arrival! Abigail Eleanor Shusterman (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz and Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 

February 2005

  New arrival! Henry Joseph Dinges (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 
  Added a page for Descendants of Herman Mehalowitz. Previously most of this branch was shown only as part of Descendants of Sigmond Davidowitz. New in the index of surnames: Schohnberger. 
   Belated sad news: Rhoda (Goldberg) Gold died (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz)

January 2005

  New arrival! Mason Allan Stricklin (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Belated welcome to summer 2004 arrival Hannah Sophia Rosenel (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added/corrected more names, dates and photos in the Goldie (Berger) & Sam Zvibleman branch of Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg. New in the index of surnames: Bettis, Colarelli, Dubinsky, Galler, Herzog, Mann, Perez, Plesko, Smith, Tessler. 
  Added/corrected names and dates in the Sarah (Berger) branch and the Isadore Berger branch of Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg. New in the index of surnames: Clawson, Deluca, Foreit, Gellman, Grote, Miles, Peterson, Schooley. Belated welcome to 2004 arrival Cameron Louis Peterson. 
  Added/corrected names and dates in the Harry Berger branch of Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg. New in the index of surnames: Bernstein, Buchek, Crane, Dethlefs, Hartzell, Kohn. 
  Added/corrected more names and dates in the Theodore Gerber branch of  Descendants of Jacob Gerber.
  Congratulations to newlyweds Mindy Avonne Kaiden & Robert M. Levenson (see Descendants of Shabtay Gluzman and  Descendants of Nisan Katzop).

December 2004

  Sad news: Betty Klotz died (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 
  Added/corrected names in the Stanger branch of  Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison, thanks to tips from various descendants, including Jared Bluestein. New in the index of surnames: Bresnerkoff, Christiansen, Decourcey, Hewitt, Pearlstein, Weinstein. 
  Added/corrected names and dates in the Zvibleman branch of Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg
  Added/corrected names in the Theodore Gerber branch of  Descendants of Jacob Gerber. New in the index of surnames: Yaffe, Solomon, Rosenberg, and another Davis. 

November 2004

  New arrival! Elena Maris Andrade (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 
  Belated welcome to new arrival Jack Aron Krongold (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added/corrected some names and dates in Descendants of Abraham Poltorak, thanks to the Central Database of Shoah Victims's Names, now available online from Yad Vashem. New in the index of surnames: Rodman. 
  Added/corrected some names and dates in Descendants of Abraham Klotz and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg, thanks to the Central Database of Shoah Victims's Names, now available online from Yad Vashem. New in the index of surnames: Kleinstein. 
  Added/corrected some names and dates in  Descendants of Shabtay Gluzman and  Descendants of Nisan Katzop, thanks to the Central Database of Shoah Victims's Names, now available online from Yad Vashem. New in the index of surnames: Kremen. 
  Added a page for Rachel Karni's translation of the surnames in the necrology "The Martyrs of Shumsk," a list of Shumsk people killed in the Holocaust, from the Shumsk Yizkor Book. The translation includes links to other genealogical sources where these names can be found. 

October 2004

   New arrival! Audrey Ye Watnick (see Descendants of Isaac Watnick). 
   New arrival! Remi Kale Cooperstein (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 
   Belated welcome to new arrival Liana Harkins (see Descendants of Jacob Gerber). 
   Congrats to newlyweds Suzanne Shusterman & Douglas Winneg (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz  and  Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 
   Added and corrected some names and dates in the Budd branch of  Descendants of David Aliber. New in the index of surnames: Audet, Fleming and Harvey. 
   Added Cari Iken and added/corrected a couple of dates in Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg
   Added a few names in the Barth branch of  Descendants of Gavriel Hartenstein. New in the index of surnames: Kelley. Point of interest: the Barth family has roots in Shumsk, where the name was Bat or Batt. 

September 2004

   Sad news: David S. Linick died at age 84 (see Descendants of Abraham Mesenshnik). 
  Added a page titled Descendants of Abraham Poltorak, thanks to a July 2004 meeting in Israel of Larry Porter &  family and Shifra (Poltorak) Nachmani & family. New in the index of surnames: Nachmani, Goldfarb and Shpak. 
  Added a page titled Descendants of Louis Mascovitz/Morrison, thanks to information from Barry Porter and his mother and uncle. New in the index of surnames: Bluestein, Parker (formerly Pankava), Rosen, Stanger and Wolfson. 
  New arrival! Ari Nathaniel Bulotsky. And congratulations to newlyweds Ellen (Swartz) Rutheiser & Robert Meisner. See Descendants of Abraham Klotz
  A few additions and corrections in Descendants of David Aliber, mostly in the Norman Aliber branch. New in the index of surnames: Gershlak. 
  Belated welcome to 2003 arrival Kyle Kraus (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 

August 2004

  Added photos of Ervin Tullman and his parents, Ruth & Morris Tullman (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman), thanks to Becca Tullman. Also, more corrections and additions in the Morris Tullman branch -- and congrats to summer newlyweds Jennifer Schultz & Doug Pachin. 
  Colorado vacation photos. 
  Sad news: Gloria (Rapps) Chapin died at age 74 (see Descendants of Louis Rapps.

July 2004

  New arrival! Ellen Elizabeth Cody (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  New arrival! Jack Aron Krongold (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  New arrival! Hannah Sophia Rosenel (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Congrats to newlyweds Jodi Samuels & Darryl Stricklin (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  A couple of corrections in the Moss branch and a bunch of additions and corrections in the Morris Tullman branch (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman). 

June 2004

  An addition and a correction to the Argentina branch of Descendants of Abraham Klotz:  A very belated welcome to Matias Klotz, and Viviana's maiden name is Konig, not Kowig. 

May 2004

  More chapters of the Shumsk Yizkor Book have been translated from Hebrew to English. 

April 2004

  Congrats to newlyweds Lisa Gefen & John Sicilian (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and  Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 
  Sad news: Rachel (London) Berg died (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  Caught up on news from Descendants of Abraham Klotz:  Two marriages last year and a new arrival last month in the Bulotsky branch (new in the index of surnames: Dinges and Shearer); and the death of Seymour Gold in late 2002. More sad news: Irving Morse, second husband of Rita (Gillette) Gold, died at age 87 on March 31. 
  Belated welcome to 2002 arrival Ya'ara Sachly (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 

March 2004

 Sad news: Florence (Simmons) Vidair died at age 91 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). Photos. 
 New arrival! Alexander Scott Ciccone (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
 Added year of birth and year of death for Ruth (Phillips) Marlowe (see Descendants of Sigmond Davidowitz). 
 Sad news: Sam Servetnick died in January (see Descendants of Gluzman). Added names and dates in his branch of the family. New in the index of surnames: Metsch, Gluckman, Zager. 
 Updated some e-mail addresses for Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg
 Added some names and dates in the Zvibleman branch of  Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg. New in the index of surnames: Kiske, Mallin, Wieczorek. 
  Added more photos of Sarah (Karpay) and Samuel M. Rapps, and Sam's father, Marks/Max Rapps (see Descendants of Louis Rapps). 

January 2004

  Sad news: Elizabeth "Libby" (Rapps) Feinerman died at age 97 (see Descendants of Louis Rapps). 
  Sad news: Sarah (Linick) Cholfin died at age 91 (see Descendants of Harry Mesenshnik). 

December 2003

  New arrival! Julia Grace Tullman (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  Sad news: Mike Rossman died at age 86 (see Descendants of Myer Fleischman). 
  Congrats to spring newlyweds Stacey Rosenblum & Ari Katz (see Descendants of Myer Fleischman). 

October 2003

  Congrats to summer newlyweds Kelly Erler & Keith Endlich (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added 1920s photo of Dora (Bernfeld) Vidair and son, Bob (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added link to web site of Dan Widrich (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added photos of Esther Endlich, Lillian Endlich, Minnie Marcus, Roselle Endlich, Lois August, Edward Marcus and Rose Bernfeld (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Congrats to newlyweds Dode Levenson & Rebecca Weitzner (see Descendants of Gluzman and Descendants of Katzop). 

September 2003

  New arrival! Emily Margaret Friedenburg (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Belated welcome to a June arrival: Caleb Owen Kushner (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz). New in the index of surnames: Kushner. 

August 2003

  New arrivals! Twin girls Ziv and Danielle Greenberg (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  Added photo of Lillian (Roth) Silverstein Marks (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 

July 2003

  New arrival! Yehali Perlman (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  New arrival! Ryan Abraham Maier Kennelly (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 
  Sad news: Michael "Mikey Dee" Linick died at age 40 (see Descendants of Harry Mesenshnik). 

May & June 2003

  Added photos of Sarah (Karpay) and Samuel M. Rapps (see Descendants of Louis Rapps). 
  Congrats to the newlyweds, Nancy Bograd & David Krongold (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 

April 2003

  New arrival! Jennifer Rose Gerber (see Descendants of Jacob Gerber). 
  Added link for 1937 group photo showing numerous Descendants of Jacob Fein. 

March 2003

  Sad news: Anne (Black) Weissman died (see Descendants of Harry Mesenshnik). 
  Added numerous names and dates to  Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg. New in the index of surnames: Barenholtz, Kanterman, Kuhlo, Tucker, Westcott, Zamel and Zendell. 
  Added Samuel Fein (1897-?), son of Jacob & Annie,  to Descendants of Jacob Fein. Corrected name of first husband of Anna (Fein) Mandel Weissman. It was Paul Mandel. 
  Added/corrected some details in the Ervin Tullman branch (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). New in the index of surnames: Stephani. 
  Added some names and dates in the Marcus branch of Descendants of Jacob Fein. New in the index of surnames: Elliott. 
  Added photos of Dorothy "Tootsie" (Fein) Steinberg (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps). Also on the Fein side, more photos of Lillie (Fein) Frank, Birdie (Fein) & Sam Intrater, Edward Hirsch, Ben Sturman, and Herman Vidair, and a better-quality portrait of Sam Fein. 
  Added a link to Janet Silver & Allen Podell's web site (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 

February 2003

  New arrival! Madeline Paige Cody (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added photos from the Leon branch of  Descendants of Jacob Fein
  Sad news: Bob Boyer died at age 81 (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and  Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg and Descendants of Myer Fleischman). 
  Added a photo of Roselle (Dauer) & Harry Endlich (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added some details in the Lipsky branch of Descendants of David Aliber. New in the index of surnames: Geller. 

January 2003

  Added photos of Ella (Fein) & Charles Sturman and Zachary & Anna Weissman and Sylvia (Weissman) Zahn and Bea & Carl Goldstein (see Descendants of Jacob Fein) from 1937. There's even a photo  from 1887 (the oldest photo I have). 
  New addition! Miri & Kochvan Yaari have a new daughter, Nitzan (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  Added some dates in Descendants of Jacob Fein, thanks largely to some legwork by Dan Widrich

December 2002

  Sad news: Roselle (Dauer) Endlich died at age 98 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Sad news: Seymour Gold died (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 
  Added a link for Ken Stein's e-mail address (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 
  Added photos of Edna & Bernie Stein (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 
  Added a link for Irwin Zamore's e-mail address (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added a link for Randy Ghent's e-mail address (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 

November 2002

  Busy with the Major Taylor Association. Check out the News page there. 
  New arrival! Madeline Sara Gerber (see Descendants of Jacob Gerber). 

October 2002

  New arrival! Emma Feinerman (see Descendants of Louis Rapps). 
  New arrival (late September)! Brooke Addison Friedenburg (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
 Consolidated photos of Jesse Fein onto one page  (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps and Descendants of Sigmond Davidowitz). 
  Added photo of Lottie Endlich (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 

September 2002

  New arrival! Imanuel "Manny" Judah Adelstein (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and  Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  New arrival! Sofia Angela Bulotsky (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 
  Belated welcome to summertime new arrival Donovan Christopher Griffith (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps). 
  Finished moving web pages to www.ltolman.org. Any remaining pages at UltraNet/RCN should redirect users to www.ltolman.org. 
  Added photos of some Descendants of Jacob Fein, namely Henry Haas and a bunch from the Roth branch. Also added a photo of Eddie Heimlich (see Descendants of Louis Rapps). 

August 2002

  Pinned down my great-grandfather Jacob Fein's date of death (see Descendants of Jacob Fein), thanks to research by my parents at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. 
  Congrats to newlyweds Christine Sheridan & Michael Shusterman (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 
  Congrats to newlyweds Sarah Ryan Case & Alex Katz (see Descendants of Myer Fleischman). 

July 2002

    New arrival! Andrew Steven Zamore (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 

June 2002

  New arrival! Boaz Yohai Rothschild (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  Many added/corrected dates in  Descendants of Jacob Fein, thanks to information gathered at the fabulous Fein family reunion organized by cousin Dan Widrich and his folks, Lynn Widrich and Dave Greenstein. Also, corrected photo caption for man photographed with 5 Fein sisters; belated welcome to spring 2002 arrival Cory Shane Feller; and new in the index of surnames: Shubin. For a copy of the 57-page reunion souvenir book with complete family tree ($9.50 including postage), contact Lynne. 
 Added/corrected names and dates in the Friedenburg branch of Descendants of Jacob Fein. New in the index of surnames: Ceprano, Declemente, Mink, Levine, Lipson. 
    Added a couple of names in the Fliegel branch of Descendants of Harry Mesenshnik, including new arrival Emma Fliegel, plus a link to the Fliegel web site. New in the index of surnames: Azran. 

May 2002

  Added/corrected names and dates in the Haas branch of Descendants of Jacob Fein. New in the index of surnames: Larsen. 
  Added photos of Albert Fleishman, Paul Fein, Louis S. Fein, Sophie Fein, Ruth (Mendoza) Vidair Zucker Doris, Warren Widrich and Doree (Bernfeld) Vidair (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  New arrival! Ya'ara Sachly (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 

April 2002

   New arrival! Ethan Daniel Shusterman (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 
   Sad news: Louis S. Fein died at age 88 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). Added photo
   New in the index of surnames: Kahl (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 

March 2002

   New arrival! Jackson Gaddy Gefen  (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 
  New arrival! Carli Rae Cooperstein (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 
  Added names and dates to Descendants of Myer Fleischman and photos of Nellie (Fleischman) Goller and Rose (Goller) & Max Rossman. New in the index of surnames: Hafkin, Kramer, Platt. 
  New in the index of surnames: Dorsey (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 

February 2002

  Added link to Japan bike trip page for pictures from 2001 trip. 
  New arrival! Danielle Rose Taub (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker and Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 
  Added pictures of Etta (Fleischman) & Harry Tolman (see Descendants of Myer Fleischman, Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  Added/corrected some names/dates in Descendants of Isaac Watnick. 

January 2002

  Added photo of Louis Endlich (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Fein family reunion is scheduled for June 21-23, 2002, in Boston. Contact Dan Widrich for details. 
  Added/corrected names and dates in Descendants of Myer Fleischman. 

December 2001

  Added a page for Descendants of Myer Fleischman, thanks to an Ellis Island ship manifest indicating that Itte Tolman and Neche Guller were sisters, and to Mike Rossman for confirming the connection. New in the index of surnames: Aronson, Bray, Guller/Goller, Katz, Lyman, Madow, Rossman, Shoer, Valle. 
  New arrival! Sarah Isabella Kraus (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). Added link to Sarah's web site. 

November 2001

 New arrivals (twins)! Brooke and Madison Rosenfeld (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps). 
  Created a page for Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman, for the Tullman/Tolman family. 
  Separated the Berg and Berger trees. They may be related, but documentation is sparse and inconclusive. (Update: Merged the trees in 2014 with new evidence that Shimon Berg and Louis Berger were brothers. See Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg.) 
  Updated links to The Shumsk Pages  by Howard Freedman, a site that has been moved for the second time this year. (Note: The Shumsk Pages site was moved in May 2007 from sonic.net to JewishGen.)
  Added a couple of names in the Albert Gerber branch of Descendants of Jacob Gerber. New in the index of surnames: Wexler. 

October 2001

  Added some names and dates to Descendants of Louis Rapps, thanks to Josh Luria finding us on the web -- the first Rapps update since January 2000! New in the index of surnames: Eaton, Herman, Luria. 
  Sad news: Edythe (Roth) Steinberg died (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added some dates to Descendants of Gavriel Hartenstein

September 2001

   New arrival! Yarden Rothschild (see Descendants of Avraham Yoshua Tullman  and Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg.) 
  Added a few names and dates to Descendants of Isaac Watnick, thanks to a Razin finding us on the web. New in the index of surnames: Bahl. 

August 2001

  Sad news: Elias Klotz died (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz).
  The Shumsk Pages by Howard Freedman (no relation to Lynne's dad's side of the family but likewise a descendant of people from Shumsk) have been moved again. (Note: These pages were moved again in November 2001, to www.sonic.net/~shumsker/shumsk/shumsk.html, and again in May 2007, to http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/Shumskoye/shumsk.html.) 
There are pictures of buildings, the Jewish cemetery and more from Howard's 1999 visit to Shumsk, images from the Shumsk Yizkor book, and a translation from Yiddish of a 1946 article about the history of Shumsk. There's a link on Lynne's photo page, as well as links from the Berg, Baker, Klotz, Gluzman and Katzop pages. 

July 2001

  Sad news: Robert M. Silver died at age 84  (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added link to Eric Endlich Photography  (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added/corrected names and dates in the Tanner branch of Descendants of Jacob Fein

June 2001

  New arrival! Benjamin Philip Aliber (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz, Descendants of David Aliber and Descendants of Gavriel Hartenstein). 

May 2001

  New arrival! Samuel Hillel Goldstein (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  New arrival! Elizabeth Pratt Goldstein (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 
  Added a few details on Don Tullman and family (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). New in the index of surnames: Kasoff, Kennelly. 

April 2001

  Cover guys: Bill Tolman and Don Tullman. 
  New arrival! Jacob Andrew Ciccone (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  New arrival! Emma Ruth Adelstein (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  Added/corrected names and dates in the Dora (Weissman) Fliegel branch of  Descendants of Abraham Mesenshnik, thanks to Fliegels finding this site. New in the index of surnames: Abrams, Coffee. 
 Continued adding names and dates to Descendants of Jacob Fein. New in the index of surnames: Butcher, Podell, Tanner, Wickenhiser. 
  Lynne's bicycling column is back. 

March 2001

  New arrival! Jameson Gabriella Maier Kennelly (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 
  New arrival! Jacob Matthew Bulotsky (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 
  Added link to Zeev Berg's story -- Shumsk to Israel -- (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg) -- on the Volhynia pages of JewishGen
  Added link to Adam Tullman's web site (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  Added more photos of  Descendants of Jacob Fein, namely David Goldstein, Beatrice & Carl Goldstein, Berdie & Simon Smink, and Sophie & Henry Haas. Also, a picture of five of the Fein sisters (Annie, Rose, Fannie, Minnie, Ella) with Annie's husband, Zacharie Weissman. Also, Warren Widrich. 
  Sad news: Howard Perper died at age 84 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added several names and dates to Descendants of Jacob Fein, thanks to the growing grapevine. New in the index of surnames: Cody, Dollin, Ghent, Lazarus, Levitt, Marcus, Stone. 

February 2001

  Added photos of more Descendants of Jacob Fein, thanks to contribution from Amelia Wieder. New pictures include Sophie Hirsch and Lillian Perper; Helen & Siegfried Krongold; Miriam & Edward Marcus; Siegfried Krongold and Sidney Bauer; and four of the six Fein sisters (Ella Sturman, Rose Bernfeld, Fannie Roth and Minnie Marcus, plus Fannie's husband, Joe Roth). 

January 2001

  Sad news: Manuel Tullman died at age 90 (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  Updated links to Volhynia pages to work with redesigned Ukraine section at JewishGen. The Klotz/Gold, Berg, Tullman, Baker, Hartenstein, Katzop, Gluzman and Mesenshnik/Weissman family trees have roots in gubernia (province) Volhynia, Russia/Poland (now Ukraine). 

December 2000

  Gigi Fein & Ron Geizer have tied the knot! (See Descendants of Jacob Fein.) 
  New arrival! Max Andrew Kruman (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  New arrival! Anya Isabella Tullman (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 

November 2000

  Bicycling in Japan. Completed photo journal from September trip. Also added article and pictures from long-ago Italy bike trip. 

September-October 2000

  Added some names and dates to the Baum branch of Descendants of Jacob Gerber, thanks to Clara (Bordett) Baum finding us on the web. New in the index of surnames: Ashworth, Groves, Welsh. 
  New arrival! Myles Henry Berlin (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 
  New arrival! Elyse Nicole Endlich (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 

 August 2000

Added photos from Canadian Rockies bike trip. 
 Added several photos of Descendants of Jacob Fein: Sam & Sophie Fein, Esther Endlich, Dave & Lottie August, Fannie & Joe Roth, Sophia & Julius Goldstein, Claire Marcus, Rose Bernfeld, William Bernfeld, Arthur Marcus, Henry Haas. 
  Added names and dates to the Mildred (Aliber) Budd branch of Descendants of David Aliber. New in the index of surnames: Couture, Fendler, Young. 

July 2000

 Lots of new info on Descendants of Jacob Fein, especially in the Samuel Fein, Fannie (Fein) Roth and Anna (Fein) Weissman branches. New in the index of surnames: Feller, Friedenberg, Kohn, Silver, Zahn. Special thanks to longtime genealogist Pamela Manning Fein. 
 Added photos of Ruth & Robert Vidair, Doree (Bernfeld) & Herman Vidair, Sophie (Bernfeld) Haas, and Mollie Bernfeld (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). Thank you, Dan Widrich. 

June 2000

 Added names to Anna (Fein) Weissman and Beatrice (Roth) Bauer branches (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). New in the index of surnames: Altschul, Cloth, Kruman, Schepps, Waldman, Zamore. 
A busy bike month! Added a page of snapshots from the King's Tour of the Quabbin. 

May 2000

 New arrivals! Ethan David Krop and Sophie Sarah Krop (twins), and Joshua Aaron Rosenel (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
 Added more photos of Midge Fein and Annie (Rapps) Fein Heimlich (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
 Added link to Mikey Dee site for Michael Linick (see Descendants of Harry Mesenshnik) -- big music benefits happening this month in Boston. 
 Working on adding Krongold information (see Descendants of Jacob Fein), thanks to a cousin finding us on the Internet. 
 
 
Lynne's bicycling column archives are growing. 

April 2000

 Added photos of Bernie Samuels and Harry Endlich (both Descendants of Jacob Fein). 

March 2000

 Added link to Hal Endlich's photography (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
 Added Frieda (Kalish) Krongold and children to Descendants of Jacob Fein, thanks to Frieda's nephew finding us online. 
  Added/corrected names and dates in the Rose (Fein) Bernfeld branch of Descendants of Jacob Fein, thanks to Joan (Haas) Smith. New to the index of surnames: Denis, Diamond, Hall, and Ventura. 
  Added e-mail link for Edee (Samuels) Dunning and photos of the late Bernie Samuels (see  Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added year of birth and year of death for Louis Berger, Mollie (Richman) & Louis Tullman, and Ida (Tullman) Richman (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg), thanks to a cemetery visit by Jerry Tullman. 

February 2000

  Continued adding names and dates to Berger branch (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). New in the index of surnames: Feldman, Foster, Kepnes, Lees, Mondello. Also in the Berger branch, added photos of Sam Lager and Jackie Lees. 
  Added link to web site of infant Samantha Danielle Kraus (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg) -- nice photos of Samantha and relatives. 
  New arrival! Strauss Elliot Cooperstein (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 
  New arrival! Andrew Albert Gerber (see Descendants of Jacob Gerber). 
  Sad news: Bernie Samuels passed away at age 68 (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 

January 2000

  Added e-mail link for Jodi Samuels  (see Descendants of Jacob Fein) and a couple of dates. 
  Added to Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg, thanks to new info from Jerry Tullman and others. New names in the index of surnames:  Alperin, Berger, Belenco, Epstein, Iken, Kaner/Kiner, Kraus, Lager, Schraier, Shuman, Simpson, and Zvibelman. 
  Added info on Ruth (Rapps) Eisen and descendants, thanks to her daughter finding our family tree on the web (see Descendants of Louis Rapps). New name in the index of surnames: Younker. 
  New arrival! Sydney Jasmine Levenson (see Descendants of Gluzman and  Descendants of Katzop). 

December 1999

  New arrival (belated announcement -- it's a girl!): Jordan Feinerman (see Descendants of Louis Rapps). 

October 1999

  Added some names to the Tullman branch (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg), and a link to Howard Tullman's web site
  New arrival! Amir Shmuel Rothschild (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 

August & September 1999

  No genealogy news ... Lynne's busy bicycling, writing about biking, and volunteering for the Major Taylor Association ... 
  Speaking of cycling, check out Lynne's 1999 Guide to New England Centuries. 

July 1999

  Congrats to newlyweds Edgar Andrade & Lori Jill Maier (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 
  New arrivals (twins)! Benjamin Charles Cooperstein and Jonathan Henry Cooperstein (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 
  Go, Goodstadts and Maiers! The first entire packs of siblings (besides me & my bro) to authorize links on the family web page to their e-mail addresses (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). 

June 1999

  New arrival! Claire Motto Tolman (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  Added details in the Greenberg branch of Descendants of Gluzman, thanks to Nissan Raclaw finding us on the web. Additions to the index of surnames: Mordinson and Kirsch. 
  Added names to Descendants of Jacob Gerber, thanks to Bruce Bordett finding us on the web. Additions to the index of surnames: Bromfield and Shoup. 

May 1999

  Added details on Bernfeld and Vidair branches of Descendants of Jacob Fein.  Thank you, Lynn, Dan and Dave. 
  Just married: Nily & Kfir Rothschild (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 

April 1999

  Added photo of Melach Schubert and son Zeev (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz), who were aboard the refugee ship Exodus 1947. A brief history of the Exodus refugees is included. 
  Just married: Alan Fleishman & Joan Gibbons (see Descendants of Jacob Fein and Descendants of Louis Rapps.) 
  New arrival! Ethan David Maier Kennelly (see Descendants of B'tsalel Baker). Pictures are on the Kennelly family web site. 
  Created a page for Descendants of Sigmond Davidowitz, including the Mehalowitz/Marlowe family. 

March 1999

  Revamped bicycling column archives and "All about Lynne." 
  Put links in Major Taylor section to new site for Major Taylor Association. 
  Created alphabetical index of surnames with links to family trees on this web site -- very handy for genealogists. 
  New arrival! Joseph Michael Bulotsky (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 
  Added photos to Descendants of Abraham Klotz and Descendants of Gavriel Hartenstein. Also photos of Charles Baker and Yankel Ben-Arie (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg) and photos of Harry Endlich, Lee & Blanche Samuels, and Lois Kalish (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Renamed "Descendants of Gauriel/Green" as Descendants of Gavriel Hartenstein, thanks to new information from cousin Gil Aliber and his cousin Malcolm Blotner; added several names; and updated links to the Hartenstein page from the Klotz and Aliber pages. 
  Added names in the Vidair, Haas, and Swartzman branches of Descendants of Jacob Fein (thanks go to cousins Richard Vidair and Lea Endlich). 

February 1999

  New arrivals! Itamar Sachly (see  Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg); Julia Adina Levine (see Descendants of Gluzman), and Harrison Gregory Swartzman (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added details on Friedell family (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Created pages for Descendants of David Aliber and Descendants of Gauriel/Green, with links to and from Klotz family tree. 

January 1999

  New arrival! Simon Joseph Gruen Tolman (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg,  Descendants of Jacob Fein,  Descendants of Louis Rapps,  Descendants of B'tsalel Baker,  and  Descendants of Abraham Klotz). 
  Added info on Endlich branch, including Friedell and Samuels families (see Descendants of Jacob Fein). 
  Added photos of Sarah & Sam Rapps, and Betsey & Max Rapps (see Descendants of Louis Rapps). 

December 1998

  Created Family tree photo index. 
  Just married: Hagit Rothschild & Yaron Greenberg (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  Added/corrected some names and dates in Descendants of Harry Mesenshnik,  thanks to the first instance of a "missing" relative finding us through this web site. Way to go, Shari Linick! 

November 1998

  Major update on Descendants of Jacob Fein -- two more generations! Credit the Jewish Genealogy Family Finder at JewishGen for leading us to cousins Lea Endlich and Louis S. & Pamela Manning Fein. 
  Major update on Descendants of Louis Rapps -- many new names and dates. 

October 1998

  Another level of the family tree: Descendants of Louis Rapps. 
  Added link to Karmela Berg's Art Page (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 
  New arrival! Joshua Alexander Lamkin (see Descendants of Jacob Gerber). 

August 1998 

  New arrival! Orel Yosef Levi (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 

June 1998

  New arrivals! Annabel Sara Berlin (see Descendants of Abraham Klotz) and Madeline Ruth Tolman Goldstein (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg ). 

April 1998

  New arrivals! Burton Evan Hirschman (see Descendants of Katzop) and Addar Perlman (see Descendants of Aharon Yehoshua Berger/Berg). 

March 1998

  Added family tree photos. 
  Special bicycling section:  Major Taylor, 1899 world champion 
  New arrival! Aviel Ratzlav-Katz (see Descendants of Gluzman). 

February 1998

  New arrival!  Laura Nichole Harkins (see Descendants of Harry Mesenshnik). 



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