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  1. HENRY WILSON HART 1831-1896

    In this new thread I want to to further identify the children of Michael Hart and Frances Davis with a focus on their son Henry Wilson Hart 1831-1896. Information on Henry appears in his obituary in The New York Times Jan 21,1896 where the article describes him as Assistant Appraiser of the Secod...

    Started by phillip‎, 06-12-2013 1:33 PM
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    This new thread provides data on Imogene Hart nee Richmond nee Bearsted daughter of Helen Watkins and George Hart. Imogene's grandfather was Michael Hart and her grandmother Francis Davis. I have posted on these lines in previous threads but as a brief re-cap the Michael Hart/Francis Davis line...

    Started by phillip‎, 02-12-2013 9:56 PM
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    This new thread links to previous posts relating to my Hart UK and US lines particularly the lines descending from Benjamin Hart of London and his daughter Rosa Hart who married Henry Moses and of Benjamin's son Michael Hart. The focus of this thread is to provide new data on Alfred Moses...

    Started by phillip‎, 30-11-2013 10:03 AM
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  4. Isaac Myers

    A dear friend of mine asked me if I could help with her fathers family, I'm back to the point where I'm trying to find the birth of Isaac Myers, who according to his trial was a tailor, born 1831 Whitechapel, he was convicted 6 July 1847 to 10 years transportation for larceny, and spent three years...

    Started by Hugh Thompson‎, 24-08-2010 7:45 AM
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    27-11-2013, 11:54 PM Go to last post

    This new thread follows up a range of data recorded on the Jacobstree website which relates to the Jacobs/Letson/Litzen lines with specific reference to Moses Jacobs b abt 1794-1856 and his brother Solomon aka Samuel Jacobs. Currently little was known about Solomon and there was no data regarding...

    Started by phillip‎, 03-11-2013 10:30 AM
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  6. Samuel Cohen and Theresa Ascher

    I looked again at the details of the marriage license of my great, great grandparents Samuel Cohen, and Theresa Ascher who were married in Birmingham on 5 Feb. 1868. The name of the minister on the marriage certificate is Moses Berlyn or Berlin; secretary is Moses Hollander, witness Nathan Cohen....

    Started by mrsandrea‎, 26-01-2013 11:38 PM
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    31-10-2013, 7:20 PM Go to last post

    My Nettie Cohen who was married to Simon Cohen maiden name was BAUM. I distant cousin (Jewish) has the genealogy of the BAUMS from Prussia back to the 1700s. Many moved to London. The Baum family was involved in the electro silver plating of Silverware in Sheffield, England. I discovered online...

    Started by mrsandrea‎, 06-03-2013 11:54 PM
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    26-10-2013, 6:23 AM Go to last post

    This new thread attempts to examine in greater detail the relationships between the various Levi/Levy/Lewis who appeared in numerous newspaper accounts during the period 1819 -1850s through their involvement in Bills of Exchange fraud. In previous threads including Edward Lawrence Levy-solicitor...

    Started by phillip‎, 11-10-2013 10:55 AM
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    13-10-2013, 8:43 PM Go to last post

    Brian I have posted this new thread as a help in your search for The Descendants of Philip Jacobs 1780-1853 which you posted under the thread Jacobs glass and china dealers. For other researchers Brian, myself and my Jacobs cousin Gerry have been in private correspondence regarding the lines....

    Started by phillip‎, 04-10-2013 9:50 AM
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  10. Jacobs family, china and glass merchants

    I have traced my ancestors back to Henry Jacobs (born 1772), a china and glass merchants whose daughter Amelia (born 1803) married Daniel Levy and lived on Hunter Street, London. They had several children, including Ernest Abraham born 1836 who emigrated to the US and is my great grandfather. I...

    Started by lionsmom‎, 24-08-2005 7:23 PM
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    03-10-2013, 5:27 PM Go to last post

    This post fills in missing data on Abraham Albert Nathan aka Albert Warde Newton aka Arthur Newlands 1855-1920 son of Lawrence Isaac Nathan c 1802-1866 .and Julia Abrahams 1814-1891. Abraham relates to the Levy/Jacobs/Lewis/Nathan and others who have featured in numerous posts regarding Edward...

    Started by phillip‎, 01-10-2013 11:28 AM
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    02-10-2013, 2:46 PM Go to last post

    This new thread looks at the potential links between the Mashod Shannon descendants and the William Levy lines. The relationship between the Shannon and the Levy families was initially explored but briefly in various posts relating to Edward Lawrence Levy-solicitor thread and through related posts...

    Started by phillip‎, 27-09-2013 2:41 PM
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    30-09-2013, 8:34 PM Go to last post

    This new thread is a further attempt to 'flesh out' the various relationships between the Levy/Jacobs/Hart/Simmons/Sanders/Simmons and other lines through marriages. To clarify, the Levy, Jacobs, Hart lines married into each other. It maybe, that they were more closely related such as first cousins...

    Started by phillip‎, 13-09-2013 2:26 PM
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    27-09-2013, 7:37 PM Go to last post

    For those on facebook,please come join the Jewish Genealogy-Jews from Posen,Prussia, Germany new group that I am moderator of. Some people are searching German-Jewish family that immigrated to England and we could use your expertise! https://...

    Started by mrsandrea‎, 17-08-2013 7:23 PM
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  15. London + Wolverhampton Isaacs' a brick wall

    My 3rd great grandfather was Lewis Isaacs, a broker. He must have been born circa 1786. I know his name because his son John Lewis Isaacs declared this when registering his marriage to Hannah Benjamin on 8th Nov 1837 in Birmingham. I believe Lewis may have been living in 1837 as he was not...

    Started by allan‎, 06-09-2013 5:10 PM
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  16. whats in a name?

    hi all have been searching for my ggg granmother Julia White who appeared from nowhere in 1841. I know her parents were jewish and changed their name to White and they entered through London as Whites. would this indicate an original name and why White? as I am a direct female descendant I am...

    Started by dilysm‎, 06-03-2009 11:58 AM
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    22-09-2013, 11:43 AM Go to last post
  17. Possible Jewish ancestry - where do I start?

    Hello, I am looking for a William JACOBS who was born (according to his age at burial) in about 1766. Given his surname I wonder if he had Jewish roots. His wife was Mary. They had at least 10 children baptised into the Church of England in Eton, Buckinghamshire, starting in the 1792. However,...

    Started by Stonewaller‎, 28-06-2013 4:03 PM
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  18. HERBERT COURLANDER 1875-1948

    In this thread and subsequent posts I will include data which fills in missing records relating to Herbert Courlander 1875-1948 son of Louis Courlander and Gertrude Hart. Several family trees on Ancestry Com have information on my Courlander/Hart lines but there are gaps with some later data. The...

    Started by phillip‎, 03-07-2013 2:33 PM
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    21-09-2013, 3:24 AM Go to last post

    Following a visit to the Society of Genealogists London I made copies of the Colyer Ferguson records on the 'Turnpike Levy' families. I cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information but I am listing a range of data which might prove of interest to those researching the families. The key names on...

    Started by phillip‎, 22-04-2009 7:16 PM
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    18-09-2013, 9:55 PM Go to last post

    This the start of a series of postings on Simon Henry Russell aka George Henry Russell and Catherine Virginia Levy. These posts will fill in the various gaps on the family relationships between the Levy and Russell lines but also reveal the links to Levy/Lewis/Lindow/Jacobs/Hart lines. The posts...

    Started by phillip‎, 09-03-2013 12:18 PM
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