Documenting Jewish Families in America: The Early Years 1654-1880

Ellen Kowitt
Sep 23, 2022
55 views
CC
Want to watch the full webinar?
Join now to access all 1,891 webinars and unlock all features.

Content

Play. Playing.
Introduction
9m 39s
Play. Playing.
Earliest Congregations
6m 45s
Play. Playing.
Jewish Records
9m 10s
Play. Playing.
FamilySearch
4m 30s
Play. Playing.
Ancestry
4m 56s
Play. Playing.
Jewish History Collaborative
7m 44s
Play. Playing.
Newspapers
6m 19s
Play. Playing.
JewishGen
6m 24s
Play. Playing.
Strategies
2m 52s

About this webinar

Strategies and resources to document the earliest Jews in America 1654-1880. Learn how to navigate early American secular records and Jewish institutional materials to create a successful research plan. Land, military, languages used, and historical collections will be featured. A timeline will help identify when to look for Jewish synagogue, burial, or other Jewish community documentation, and when only government-generated records will fill the gap.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Ellen is National Vice Chair of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) Jewish Task Force and member of the Lineage Committee Specialty Research Team. She serves as Director of JewishGen’s US Research Division and is a former Direct
Learn more...

Comments (1)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

1000 characters remaining

Sort by Newest
Sort by Close.
  • Newest
  • Oldest
  • Likes
  1. MF
    Melissa Frank
    4 weeks ago

    The word in the marriage record that you did not recognize was se’nnight (an abbreviation of seven night) meaning a week. This would mean that they were married Wednesday of last week.

    Reply

Related Webinars