We hold many special meetings and lectures throughout the year devoted to this subject. You can use these steps as an example of how one would go about tracing their own. If you have questions or comments regarding this article, please contact him at [email protected] January,2002, my father, Harry I. In his letter, Jones said that he is the great-great grandson of Judge David Naar (1800-1880), a prominent political figure in New Jersey during the Civil War era, and in fact, the first Jewish mayor of an American town –Elizabeth, NJ.Jones asked if my father and I, sharing Judge Naar's surname, were related to him. Of my family's history, I only knew that my great-grandfather, Benjamin H.
In 1994 we became affiliated with the Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, and in 1996 we affiliated with the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
When you join the Jewish Historical Society of Central Jersey you also become a member of the JGS.