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W Todd Knowles
Attended Univesity of Utah
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Home of Peace Cemetery, Los Angeles, California
      Over the last few days I had the opportunity to visit California to meet with some members of the wonderful Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles. It was a great chance to renew old friendships as well as make new ones. It is at gatherings such a...
Over the last few days I had the opportunity to visit California to meet with some members of the wonderful Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles. It was a great chance to renew old friendships as well as make new ones. ...
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Denmark Census, 1911
One of the newest databases at FamilySearch , the 1911 Census of Denmark , shows how we all benefit when websites and archives work together. This census, which was the 13th census conducted since 1787 , is now available because of the work of many. The ori...
One of the newest databases at FamilySearch, the 1911 Census of Denmark, shows how we all benefit when websites and archives work together. This census, which was the 13th census conducted since 1787, is now available because...
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The Jews of Albania
Albania is a country that has a Jewish history that may date back as many as 2000 years . There are historians that believe the first Jews in the country arrived as slaves on ships from the Roman empire. The first synagogue was built in the 5th century in t...
Albania is a country that has a Jewish history that may date back as many as 2000 years. There are historians that believe the first Jews in the country arrived as slaves on ships from the Roman empire. The first synagogue wa...
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Another great conference, looking forward to next year.
Once again the IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy was a great success. With about 1000 people attending from all over the world, it was a wonderful opportunity to see old friends and to make new ones. The experience provided by researchers f...
Once again the IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy was a great success. With about 1000 people attending from all over the world, it was a wonderful opportunity to see old friends and to make new ones. The expe...
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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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Home of Peace Cemetery, Los Angeles, California
       Over the last few days I had the opportunity to visit California to meet with some members of the wonderful Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles. It was a great chance to renew old friendships as well as make new ones. It is at gatherings such ...
Over the last few days I had the opportunity to visit California to meet with some members of the wonderful Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles. It was a great chance to renew old friendships as well as make new ones. ...
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European Days of Jewish Culture, 4 September 2016
This Sunday, September 4 , is the European Day of Jewish Culture (EDJC ). Over 2 dozen countries will be celebrating. In 2016 the theme of European Days of Jewish Culture will be Jewish Languages . A great amount of information pertaining to Jewish language...
This Sunday, September 4, is the European Day of Jewish Culture (EDJC). Over 2 dozen countries will be celebrating. In 2016 the theme of European Days of Jewish Culture will be Jewish Languages. A great amount of information ...
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California, Napa and Butte Counties, Obituaries, 1866-1992
FamilySearch has added some obituaries for 2 counties located in Northern California . The bits are part of the collection of California, Napa and Butte Counties, Obituaries, 1866-1992.  The collection as of now has just a little under 50,000 images, howeve...
FamilySearch has added some obituaries for 2 counties located in Northern California. The bits are part of the collection of California, Napa and Butte Counties, Obituaries, 1866-1992. The collection as of now has just a litt...
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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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Introduction
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
Bragging rights
Awarded 2011 Roll of Honour by Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain
Education
  • Univesity of Utah
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Work
Occupation
Reference Consultant in the British Unit of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Employment
  • Familysearch.org, 1997 - present
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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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Spurred by a bad article about Android tablets vs iPad, this is my response.

The National Archives of Scotland Home Page
www.nas.gov.uk

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
knowlescollection.blogspot.com

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