Announcements

News and announcements

News flashNews and announcements are listed here, with the newest item at the top.  If you have something to share, please contact us.  We welcome your contributions.

The other menu items in this section list updates made to the site, a list of websites belonging to or about  the extended family, and photos from all known family reunions.

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Bernie and Denise Mayoff celebrate 50th Anniversary

Married September 19, 1965

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Census discovery

Previously Unknown Mayoff Descendant Found in
1920 and 1930 US Census

by Art Mayoff (original posting date unknown)

A search of the complete 1920 and 1930 US census has only revealed one Mayoff family is all of the United States.   Read about Art Mayoff’s detective work as he delves into the US National Archives in search of early American Mayoffs.


 

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Sasha and Mila Elperin and family – Citizenship

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Earle and Heidi Wiseman

Congratulations to Heidi and Earle Wiseman (Abr) of Montreal Quebec on the celebration of their 10th wedding anniversary on July 2nd, 2002.

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Updates on Usher’s son Hyman’s line

Hyman and his wife Sophie had one child – Arthur.  Nothing had been found on this person until about 2001 when Art Mayoff was contacted by Mary Ann Montani, who believes she is Arthur’s daughter.  With the help of Sandra Alotta (Ush), who was Arthur’s first cousin, we have been provided with photos of Sophie and Hyman and others, plus a cemetery document.

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Cousins meet in person for the first time — in Israel!

Rhea Bottler, descended from Sonia Bottler, submitted this first person article.

January 2001, by Rhea Bottler

After arriving in Israel I spoke with both Lilian and Ella Novak (descended from Leizer Majew) on the telephone before actually meeting with them in Tel Aviv.  Mother and daughter are both so friendly and warm that I immediately felt like I had known them always.  That was my feeling last year when I spoke with Lilian and Ella then.  Since we actually did not meet the last time I was in Israel, I was thrilled to be able to meet both women this trip.

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