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W Todd Knowles
Attended Univesity of Utah
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IAJGS 2016 - Seattle, One Month to Go
Just over one month till Jewish Genealogists from around the world gather in Seattle for a great week of sharing knowledge of our Jewish ancestors. Its not to late to join us, I look forward to seeing everyone there.
Just over one month till Jewish Genealogists from around the world gather in Seattle for a great week of sharing knowledge of our Jewish ancestors. Its not to late to join us, I look forward to seeing everyone there.
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United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949
This upcoming Monday is Memorial Day in the United States , a time when many people will visit the graves of those you have passed. As part of this families will place flags on the graves of those who served the country in the Armed Forces. This event may b...
This upcoming Monday is Memorial Day in the United States, a time when many people will visit the graves of those you have passed. As part of this families will place flags on the graves of those who served the country in the...
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Knowles Collection Updated.
The Knowles Collection is a collection of 6 databases that contain genealogical records of the Jewish people. The collection has continued to experience tremendous growth, both from new record sources being added as well as the donation of private family re...
The Knowles Collection is a collection of 6 databases that contain genealogical records of the Jewish people. The collection has continued to experience tremendous growth, both from new record sources being added as well as t...
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Romaniote Jews of Janina (Ioannina), Greece
In a past article in this blog, I have written about the Jewish community of  Kastoria in Greece . These people were famous for the work as furriers. In the last few months I have been researching some Jewish families of Greek heritage who settled in the Lo...
In a past article in this blog, I have written about the Jewish community of Kastoria in Greece. These people were famous for the work as furriers. In the last few months I have been researching some Jewish families of Greek...
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Holocaust Remembrance Day
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The Jews of Azerbaijan
The Jewish history of Azerbaijan is one that is old and very interesting. Located on the Caspian Sea , the country is surrounded by Armenia, Georgia, Iran and Russia .  The first Jews came to the area over 1500 years ago when the Mountain Jews arrived. The ...
The Jewish history of Azerbaijan is one that is old and very interesting. Located on the Caspian Sea, the country is surrounded by Armenia, Georgia, Iran and Russia. The first Jews came to the area over 1500 years ago when t...
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War of 1812 Pension Records
On 5 Nov 1796 , Jacob Cohen , the son of Solomon Cohen was born in Georgetown, South Carolina .  In 1816 in Charleston he married Rachel Lopez , a native of Charleston. Jacob and Rachel had 2 children before Rachel died at the age of 39 in June of 1833.  La...
On 5 Nov 1796, Jacob Cohen, the son of Solomon Cohen was born in Georgetown, South Carolina. In 1816 in Charleston he married Rachel Lopez, a native of Charleston. Jacob and Rachel had 2 children before Rachel died at the ag...
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Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah)
Thursday, May 5th is the date set aside as Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom Hashoah. It is the day that we remember the over 6,000,000 who were murdered during the Holocaust. It is a time that we can bring our families together in hopes that the memories wi...
Thursday, May 5th is the date set aside as Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom Hashoah. It is the day that we remember the over 6,000,000 who were murdered during the Holocaust. It is a time that we can bring our families togeth...
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Jewish Cemeteries of Glasgow, Scotland
The history of the Jewish people in Scotland may date back to  the late 1600's when there were records of Jews applying to take up residence in the country. However the first Jewish community in Scotland, located in Edinburgh , was officially established in...
The history of the Jewish people in Scotland may date back to the late 1600's when there were records of Jews applying to take up residence in the country. However the first Jewish community in Scotland, located in Edinburgh...
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New marriage records at FamilySearch
Today there has been a very nice collection of marriage records added to the FamilySearch web site. The records are of six states of the United States as well as the records from Durham, England . Included are the records of a few states with large Jewish c...
Today there has been a very nice collection of marriage records added to the FamilySearch web site. The records are of six states of the United States as well as the records from Durham, England. Included are the records of a...
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The Early Jews of Rhode Island
The Jewish history of Rhode Island is perhaps the earliest in all of North America . In Newport, the first members of the Jewish community started to arrive in the mid 1650's , over 100 years before the American Revolution . The first synagogue, known as To...
The Jewish history of Rhode Island is perhaps the earliest in all of North America. In Newport, the first members of the Jewish community started to arrive in the mid 1650's, over 100 years before the American Revolution. The...
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IAJGS 2016 - Seattle, Registration is Now Open
It's official, registration for the 2016 International Conference on Jewish Genealogy is now open. Even though the conference is still seven months off, time will fly as the conference approaches. For more information on Early Registration discounts visit t...
It's official, registration for the 2016 International Conference on Jewish Genealogy is now open. Even though the conference is still seven months off, time will fly as the conference approaches. For more information on Earl...
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Reference Consultant in the British Unit of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Reference Consultant in the British Unit of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Accredited in English Research with a specialty in Jewish Genealogy. Compiler of the Knowles Collection, 6 databases comprised of the genealogical records of over 800,000 Jewish people (as of Jul 2013).
  1. Jews of the British Isles
  2. Jews of North America
  3. Jews of South America and the Caribbean
  4. Jews of Europe
  5. Jews of Africa and the Orient.
  6. Jews of the South Pacific
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Awarded 2011 Roll of Honour by Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain
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  • Univesity of Utah
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Jews of Bratislava
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The Jewish history of the area now known as Bratislava dates back well over 700 years ago. Now the capital city of Slovakia, it was until 19

The Ginger Jewish Genealogist
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The National Archives of Scotland Home Page
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Information about the National Archives of Scotland

The Knowles Collection: Jews of Kastoria, Greece
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Jews of Kastoria, Greece. As the Knowles Collection continues to grow, I am constantly amazed at how many of the Jewish communities of the w

The Knowles Collection: Jews of Cape Verde
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Jews of Cape Verde. The history of the Jews of Cape Verde is a most interesting story. Located off the western coast of Africa, the Republic

Childhood Memory Monday – TV Shows « The Ginger Jewish Genealogist
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Banai Lynn Feldstein keeps a blog as the Ginger Jewish Genealogist. Her research generally focuses on US, Eastern Europe, and Jewish genealo