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  1. NATHAN SIMMONS (SIMONS)AND SARAH FRANKIL

    The trial of Nathan Simons ( also spelt as Simmons and Symons); his son James and wife Sarah nee Frankil ( also Frankel) is described in the Old Bailey Trials and on the Cohen and Cassirer website. Nathan Simmons ( he appears as Simons in the trial) was sentenced to transportation and was described...

    Started by phillip‎, 23-10-2010 5:51 PM
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  2. Were all London area Jacobs Jewish?

    Hi, I'm back again on this site. I had been researching my husband's genealogy, starting with his grandparents whom I was told were Annie White and David Jacobs. Aha...wrong couple, thus wrong family tracing. Too bad because I traced the entire line. Anyway, I'm back again with the correct...

    Started by dancingmaples‎, 16-12-2010 8:38 PM
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  3. SAMUEL ( ZANVIL) CRAWCOUR 1748-1816

    For distant cousins and distant relatives via marriage to the Crawcour lines here is data which refers to the death of Samuel ( Zanvil ) Crawcour 1748-1816. One family story relates to Samuel coming to England to look for his estranged daughter Kitty ( Catherine) who had supposedly eloped. Some...

    Started by phillip‎, 16-11-2010 9:18 PM
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    30-11-2010, 12:03 PM Go to last post
  4. Jewish ancestors in Worcs & Herefordshire

    Hi all, I have recently learned that there is supposed to be a Jewish connection in my family tree relating to an ancestor named Lucy Dallow (nee Bennett). Lucy's mother was named Sarah Causier & we believe that the connection is possibly somewhere along the Causier line. I have spotted three...

    Started by Brock‎, 25-11-2010 9:15 PM
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    27-11-2010, 9:59 AM Go to last post
  5. LEVY HART 1730 - 1775 England to New York

    I am attempting to uncover the origins of Levy Hart, parents, siblings, place of birth etc. Published data suggests he immmigrated from England c. 1735, however, it appears more likely that he arrived in New York c. 1755. he applied for naturalization in 1756 as a New York Colony merchant along...

    Started by HART,D‎, 07-09-2010 12:44 PM
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  6. BARNETT CRAWCOUR- SURGEON DENTIST c1776-1834

    For Crawcour distant relatives here is a brief summary of the children of Barnett Crawcour c1776-1834 surgeon dentist and one of the sons of Samuel Crawcour 1748-1816 and Rebecca b? d 1821 ( probably Levy). Barnett was married twice - first to Fredcha bat Benjamin ( they married in 1807). The...

    Started by phillip‎, 21-08-2010 9:55 AM
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  7. ROSETTA LEVY AND HENRY ELLIS

    The following data links in part to the Moses and Daniel Levy postings under Edward Laurence Levy and the Turnpike Levy's. Carole Freeman in her last posting on Edward Laurence Levy refers to the relationship between Moses Levy and his possible brother Daniel Levy. Carole suggests that Rosetta...

    Started by phillip‎, 30-07-2010 7:59 PM
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    05-08-2010, 9:45 AM Go to last post
  8. How do I find German birth/death records?

    How do I find birth records of Armand Bielefeld born 1846 Deutz, Prussia? I believe he died in Alsace, how can I find out? I am a struggling novice!

    Started by AmandaLouise‎, 25-07-2010 9:33 AM
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  9. Synagogue records?

    Do synagogues keeps records similar to the church ones? The reason I ask this is because one of my relatives, an upstanding constable in the City of London police force, Christian Frank Moller, got married on the 5th Sept 1939. The marriage cert indicates the wife as being Cecilia Wiesinger from...

    Started by British Viking‎, 22-07-2010 4:34 AM
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    24-07-2010, 6:49 PM Go to last post
  10. help to identify two jewish hats

    Hi Can anyone point me in the right direction please. After going through my fathers belongings Ive come across two Jewish caps (kippa's) and Id like to send photos to someone who might know a little of their history please. Any help in pointing me in the right direction would be wonderful...

    Started by maz1‎, 16-07-2010 1:03 PM
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    18-07-2010, 8:52 PM Go to last post
  11. BENJAMIN SIMONS- HANNAH CRAWCOUR

    For Simons and Crawcour relatives here is initial data on the Benjamin Simons and Hannah Crawcour lines. Hannah Crawcour 1825-1920 ( daughter of Barnett Crawcour 1776-1834 and Fredcha bat Benjamin) married Benjamin Simons in Nov 1861. Benjamin was the son of Philip Simons and Elizabeth Benjamin....

    Started by phillip‎, 09-07-2010 7:44 AM
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    12-07-2010, 8:06 PM Go to last post
  12. JEFFREY ancestors possibly Jewish?

    I hope this is the right forum to ask this question. A Jewish friend commented that my great-grandmother's name Naomi Jeffrey, from Hatton Lincolnshire, sounded Jewish to her. I had thought that the fact that her parents and brothers and sisters had Biblical names was just the fashion of the day....

    Started by mariah‎, 10-06-2010 11:56 AM
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  13. SEEKING OCHBERG ORPHAN DESCENDANTS

    David Solly Sandler of Australia is seeking 2,000 South Africans - descendants of 60 Russian Polish and Ukrainian war and pogrom orphans, known as Ochberg's Orphans. Today, half of the 2,000 descendants live around the world in Israel, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the US. In 1921,...

    Started by messers‎, 09-05-2010 8:51 PM
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  14. Help please.

    I am helping a friend to research her Jewish roots. Her paternal side are Jacobs - fruit salesmen from Covent Garden. I have lots of info including a Will, census records; some birth certificates and notices from the Jewish Chronicle - from The Victorian Jew edited by Doreen Berger and from an...

    Started by JessM‎, 15-09-2009 4:55 PM
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  15. PIZER

    Hi All I am researching my maternal grandmother her name was Pauline PIZER. Her death certificate(in Australia) lists Pauline was born in Birmingham in 1864 or 1865. Can anyone please help with any more info. best wishes Jay

    Started by jayanne‎, 14-04-2010 3:38 AM
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  16. Hermann & Emilie Bielefeld Alsace - Help!

    Very new to Genealogy, I have found my great great grandmother (widower) with her 2 children living in London in a 1901 census, I have been told that they came over from Alsace and were Jewish (not sure if they were practicing though) She was Emilie H Bielefeld, married to Hermann (I don't know her...

    Started by AmandaLouise‎, 14-04-2010 5:40 PM
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    15-04-2010, 7:17 PM Go to last post
  17. NUNN & TATT

    I am descended from a Nunn and Tatt in Sturmer, Suffolk. My genes say I am Jewish or at least semetic through the maternal line. I have often been asked if I am Jewish or told that I look Jewish. I would love to know how far this goes back. Genes have been traced from Germany and Sardinia.

    Started by dotto‎, 16-07-2008 9:31 PM
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    12-04-2010, 4:04 PM Go to last post
  18. First wife and sons of Barnet Lebovitch

    Barnet Lebovitch born 21/09/1898 also used the name of Benjamin Lebovitch and in the 1901 census he was down as Barnard Lebovich aged 3, he was in the first World War as Benjamin Lebovitch, he married around the 1920s and had 2 sons, but don't know what his first wifes name was, or the sons, he was...

    Started by azara50‎, 09-04-2010 3:40 PM
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    09-04-2010, 4:14 PM Go to last post
  19. Rueben Stone Killed in Great War

    Hi all ... still researching the Stone family and am now looking at Rueben. I have just found a record of a Rueben Stone from Manchester being killed in the Great War. Is there any way of checking this further to see if it's definately our Rueben? ~x~

    Started by denisepatton‎, 28-01-2010 3:08 PM
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    08-04-2010, 9:15 AM Go to last post
  20. Barnett's of London

    I'm still looking for anyone with information about this family - does anyone have them in their tree (possibly a photo!)? (from 1881 census - 9 Euston Sq, London, Middlesex) Maurice Henry BARNETT age 32 born Finsbury, Middlesex, Umbrella Manufacturer. Maria BARNETT age 33 born Brussels, Belgium...

    Started by topo60‎, 04-04-2010 6:39 PM
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    04-04-2010, 7:43 PM Go to last post

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