TARANTOOF EDIRNE AND ISTANBUL I am researching the genealogy and the relatives of the following Taranto of Edirne, and later Istanbul Turkey who weremembers of the congregationof Kahal KadoshPuglia in Edirne Shalom (de) Taranto, father of Lea a.k.a Dudu; Bolisu; Aaron a.k.a Behor;Itzhak and Bolisu
Leaa.k.a Dudu married Shemuel Gerassi(son of NIssim) in 1873 ( Kal Puglia). Bolisu married Yossef Danon (son of Baruch) in 1882 ( Kal Puglia. Aaron a.k.a Behoris believed to have married4 times (KalPuglia) 1. Before 1870 to wife whose name is not known 2. Before1870 toto a wife whose name is unknownand from this marriage he had a daughter namedEsther 3. In 1870 tola biva Bienvenida Bivas(?)(daughter of Yeshua ) and from this marriage he had a son named Schelomo NIssim who in 1910 married Esther Razon( daughter of Avraham) 4. In 1873 to la divorcada Simhula Adato (daughter of Yossef)from which marriage he had a daughter named Zimbul who in 1910 married Avraham Cozi (son of Yomtov) Itzhakis also believed to have married 4 times (Kal Apulia or Puglia): 1. Before 1871 to a wife whose name is unknown and from this marriage he had a son named Shelomo; 2. In1871, to Estreya Liutchi (?) (daughter of Avraham b. Itzhak)from this marriage he had twi children: Avrahamwho marriedSultana Levy (daughter of Hizkia Yossefof Sophia) and Hursi 3. In 1878, to. ??Halfon(daughter of Mordehai) and from this marriage he had a son named Mordechai a.k.a Shabatborn in 1880 who in 1904 married Tamar Roza Burla(daughter of Yehudaof Kahal Kadosdh Samokov) 4. In1900, he married la bivda Mazaltov Bina ? (her former married name)Burla (daughter of Yehuda of Kahal Kadosh Samokov.)
ISTANBUL Mordechai a.k.a Shabatand Roza Tamarmigrated to Istanbul ( circa.1914)and had 6 surviving children whose names are Solmarried in Sophia, Bulgaria. Went to Israel Dr. Izhak (Izettin) marriedinIstanbul went to the U.S. Zeldamarried in Istanbul.Went to Canada Samimarriedin Israel. Miryammarriedin Istanbul. Mazaltova.k. a. Ines marriedin Istanbul went to Canada.
If you find any connections or believe thatthere may be some connectionbetween your ancestors and the people mentioned aboveplease e-mailDogan.Akman@rogers.com Thank you. Dogan (Nisim) DavitAkman(Aseo)(Taranto) Ottawa, Ontario, Canada