[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Teachers in Volhynia

Paul Rakow rakow at ifh.de
Sun Oct 3 10:29:21 PDT 2010

  Hello Mauricio,

       Linda(?) has read the first and last entries for you,
  The middle one says Grippe, which means the disease influenza.

             Paul Rakow
             rakow at ifh.de

  LINDASUSAK at comcast.net wrote: 
> Ja, he was a Lehrer (teacher) and in the last space, it says "lange Jahre Lehrer" (teacher for many, many years)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mauricio Norenberg" <mauricio.norenberg at gmail.com>
> To: "GPV List" <ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org>
> Sent: Sunday, October 3, 2010 2:36:19 AM
> Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Teachers in Volhynia
> There is something interesting about my great-grandfather that I don't have
> much information about instead the word of mouth.
> Johann N?renberg was a teacher on his whole life, and accordingly to family
> memories he used to teach Jews around the place as a volunteer.
> When he moved to Brazil in 1908, aged 48, he was still a teacher on the
> German villages hes passed, and my grandmother said that her and her family
> would be surprised on how the German dialect was harsh for them, even from
> other people coming from Russia. That makes me wonder about what kind of
> life they had in Volhynia to feel like that. They were cloth-makers as well.
> All I could find is that his son also became a teacher, and I could find a
> questionnaire register from him in Brazil.
> Is there any records available from the scholar side around Volhynia?
> Second question is, Johann N?renberg also was a scrivener/registrar for the
> Russian Army. Does it mean he tried to be a Russian subject to don't lose
> their land? Their emigration was quite late (1908). Any place of research?
> Third and final question is, on his death record in 1927 on the church book
> in Brazil, there are some words that I could not read (written in German),
> but I think aside his name is "lehrer". Could someone please give it a try
> and see if you can read it?
> http://www.genbrazil.com/images/Johann_death_record.JPG
> Regards
> Mauricio
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