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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: JGSGB LIBRARY AND RESOURCES

    For other Anglo Jewish family history researchers - see the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain Library Index online which contains a wealth of publications on Jewish history world wide and on some specific families; the GRO Birth, Marriage and Death list of names ( including bride/groom;...

    Started by phillip‎, 13-01-2017 11:22 AM
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  1. mendes and simhon families 1700s london

    david a mendes son of abraham mendes and hannah de a saqui born 1700s david married sara simhon daughter of jacob simhon this is all i have been able to find out i know mendes were portuguese jews if any one can help with info i would be really grateful thank you x

    Started by jenlouise‎, 06-07-2014 2:13 PM
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  2. Tasmania missing

    HELP I have a family who do not appear on the 61 or 71 census in the UK I believe they went to Tasmania where perhaps a couple of family members died (sorry to be vague) though Cohen they also used the name Israel all a bit odd. Solomon married Susannah in a church but maybe she converted later...

    Started by kevininlondon‎, 15-03-2017 2:19 PM
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    This new thread examines the relationship between Louis Norton 1798-1853 solicitor who had a second marriage to Elizabeth Levy (also her second marriage) in 1850. These Norton/Levy lines relate to the Levy/Jacobs who appear in the Jacobs family history data base as part of the Jacobs/Litzen/Letson...

    Started by phillip‎, 07-11-2013 10:48 AM
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  4. GRACE HANSON NEE HART 1861-1926

    This post identifies the ancestry of Grace Hart 1861-1926 who married William Henry Hanson 1856-1927. Grace died 6 November 1926 105 Park Street Collingwood Victoria Australia. There are several family trees which contain details of her marriage and children but none provide full details of her...

    Started by phillip‎, 03-10-2011 7:40 PM
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  5. Isaiah Levy

    Seeking info. regarding the parents of my 3x Gt. Grand father as above born, Ebenezer Square St. Botolphs Aldgate 1788 died 1847. Married Catherine Jones 1816 Kings Lynn ,she was the daughter of Hart Jones ,I have loads of info on the Jones family,but find great difficulty on find any info on...

    Started by kimberley‎, 27-01-2017 5:15 PM
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    I've previously posted on Ann (c. 1768-1853), wife of a Mr Levy, then of Samuel Isaacs, orange merchant, of New Street, Covent Garden. She has a large number of descendants, mostly through her children by her first husband, who were: - Ann Levy/Isaacs, 1805-1877, the wife of Samuel Isaacs,...

    Started by mark_bridge‎, 21-04-2014 9:14 PM
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  7. ELIZABETH JOSEPH (s) nee HART c1797-1869

    This new thread provides data on Elizabeth Joseph aka Josephs nee Hart c 1797-1869 her sister Sarah Hart and other relatives. Another researcher had suggested the possibilty that my own Hart lines may have been related to Elizabeth and Sarah because my 3x great grandfather was an executor in both...

    Started by phillip‎, 02-03-2017 10:05 PM
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  8. Jakob Dzialowski / Jalofsky/Jacobs 1848-1900

    Jakob Dzialowksi (Jalofsky) (Jacobs) 1848-1900 He mustve come in from Europe, and we were looking for his name under another spelling Thank you in advanced Jaqui Gee

    Started by jaquigee‎, 27-02-2017 7:27 PM
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    This new thread is part of the ongoing research into the Hauer/Simmons/Jacobs and associated families. The thread should be read in conjunction with earlier threads on Coleman Simmonds; Wolf Simmonds and the related Jacobs lines. The following data is a work in progress on the specific line of Rosa...

    Started by phillip‎, 07-10-2015 10:08 AM
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  10. BIRNBAUM, Leo

    Leo Birnbaum lived in the Leeds area up to the end of WW2. He was described on two separate official documents, once as Reserve Officer, 2nd L(ieutenant?) Czechoslovakian Army and the other as a Sergeant Cadet, 1st Czech Brigade, Dlonka Frida (?). We know he was married to Ella/Elizabeth and had...

    Started by jaywise‎, 23-02-2017 4:21 PM
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  11. Jacob Levy disappears after 1830

    My ancestor, Jacob Levy, lived in London and was married to an Elizabeth (maiden name unknown). Elizabeth is listed as a widow on the 1841 British census. Their daughter, Milcah, (known to us as Amelia)was my great-great-grandmother. Their other children were Lewis, Joseph, Guldah, and David. ...

    Started by nikkastar‎, 30-11-2016 1:27 AM
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    This new thread should be read in conjunction with earlier threads on the Jacobs/Simmonds and specifically Woolf Simmonds-Eve Jacobs; Simmonds lines; Abraham Benjamin and Rebecca Simmonds among several others. This new post is a brief start researching the Hannah Simmonds aka SIMMONS and Zadok aka...

    Started by phillip‎, 29-01-2017 5:29 PM
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    This new thread links to an earlier thread Judah Lee Simmonds-Maria Solomon and posts data on Rachel Eve Simmonds and her marriage to Heinrich Knoblauch. I can't locate a GRO Birth Record Index for Rachel using a combination of names but she was born about 1858 the daughter of Judah Lee Simmonds...

    Started by phillip‎, 05-01-2015 9:44 AM
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  14. Portsmouth Jewish Cemetery

    Hi, does anyone know if there are any public records of burials in the Portsmouth Jewish Cemetery in Fawcett/Jews Lane and if so, how these might be accessed? I have a number of Abrahams who died in Portsea from the mid 1860's through to the 1930's. I'm overseas so visiting is not possible. Many...

    Started by lennythelemur‎, 28-01-2017 4:45 AM
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    This new thread provides a range of data on Abraham Benjamin 1814-1860 and Rebecca Simmonds 1817-1890. This data has been recorded in part by some of my Jacobs, Hauer, Simmonds distant cousins but I have also noted new brief data on Hannah Simmonds who married Ted Isaacs in one census record. This...

    Started by phillip‎, 26-01-2017 1:44 PM
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    For my Jacobs cousins and our Jacobstree website data. This new thread adds new data on the location of Ralph Jacobs and his wife Mary and some of their children between 1855 and 1856. The data also refers specifically to Henry Jacobs son of Ralph and Mary. As a brief re-cap Ralph Jacobs b circa...

    Started by phillip‎, 14-01-2017 8:12 PM
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    This post is a response to the New York Times article Thurs Jan 25 1906 cited in the "Morris Newton Nathan-Lizzie Jacobs" post 10 -10/05/2012. In the article reference was made to Clara Platnauer and Harry Braham Jacobs who was also known as Janson. Further data on the relationship between Clara...

    Started by phillip‎, 11-05-2012 8:57 PM
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  18. John or Jacob Jacobs born London c 1803

    Hi there, I am an Australian trying to trace great great grandfather who emigrated to Australia. He was born in England around 1803 and appears in Australia around 1840s as a merchant. He was married twice - once probably in England and once again in Australia (to Sarah Myers). He had a son...

    Started by PamJacobs‎, 06-06-2016 5:34 AM
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    I have another conundrum that I wish to ask for help. My dads mother, Freda Syvan to Jacob Syvan is also desperate for a marriage certificate. If you can find this,then... I dont know.. She got to UK in 1913 vis Hamburg .. we have the ship manifest. Her family came from Korycin, Poland. Her...

    Started by jaquigee‎, 20-10-2016 5:42 AM
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    This new thread provides data on David Hart son of Michael Hart and Frances Davis. David Hart b Lynchburg Virginia 30 March 1836 died date unknown married Rosalie Soher b March 27 1829 New York in New York in 1864. Rosalie Soher was the daughter of Solomon Soher and Miriam Andrews- see American...

    Started by phillip‎, 09-12-2013 3:31 PM
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