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Loewenstein Straus Goetz Kupfer Scheuer Moses Weil Mayer

Updated September 14, 2012

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I began researching my German-American-Jewish family in 1960 and
have been collecting data since. All my ancestors were originally
from southwestern Germany. The table below provides a summary:
NAME ---- FROM ------- EMMIGRATION & NOTES
LOEWENSTEIN - Wallau Hesse 1883-1901 + 1925-1938 To NY
CAHN KAHN - Breckenheim Hesse siblings of LOEWENSTEIN
SALOMON - Breckenheim bei Wiesbaden siblings of LOEWENSTEIN
LOEB LOEW(E) Breckenheim siblings of LOEWENSTEIN
EHRMAN(N) - Breckenheim m. LOEWENSTEIN
LAZARUS - Diedenbergen aka KAHN m. LOEWENSTEIN
GOTTSCHALK - Diedenbergen aka GOTTSCHALK-KAHN m. WOLF(F)
WOLF(F) - Pfungstadt near Darmstadt m. GOTTSCHALK - KAHN
SCHEUER - Michelfeld Baden mostly 1930's m. LOEWENSTEIN >NY
STRAUS - Kaiserslautern 1869 to Mississippi>Arkansas>NY
(STRAU|3) - Udenheim bei Mainz 1850 to Ohio > IL & NY
(STRAUSS) - Nuerenberg To UK and USA various dates
STRAUS - Kaiserslautern To S. Africa m. OPPENHEIMER etc.
GOETZ - Kaiserslautern Rheinpfalz, Bavaria, Germany
MAYER - Hochspeyer Rheinpfalz, Bayern m. GOETZ
KUPFER - Burgkunstadt Upper Franconia to Ohio 1850 m. STRAUS
MOSES - Beerfelden, Odenwald, Hessen m. LOEWENSTEIN
WEIL - Emmendingen Baden 1850 & +> to NY m. BUTTENWIESER
MAYER - Altdorf Baden 1860 > NY m. WEIL," & GRUENSTEIN
GRUENSTEIN - Altdorf Baden m. WEIL, MAYER (aka GIDEON)
DRACHMAN - GE > NY Rabbi m. WEIL
VEIT - Emmendingen > NY m. WEIL
Burgkunstadt ancestors: BAMBERGER, FECHHEIMER, OPPENHEIMER
Udenheim ancestors & cousins: SOMMERFELD, ANSCHEL, KAHN
Beerfelden: ROSENTHAL & SONDHEIMER siblings of MOSES
New York: Jonas WEIL - Real estate magnate & philanthropist
New York: Benjamin LOWENSTEIN - Metals magnate
LOEWENSTEINs m. BARMANN, HERZ, WEISS, LOEWENTHAL, WEINGAERTNER,
MENDEL, KUEHN, LORCH, SCHEUER, ROTHSCHILD, KAHN.

I have traced all lines back to the mid 1800's or before, some
to before 1750. For more information see www.Jewishgen.org -
(JGFF FTJP and my personal pages). If your family was not from
southwestern Germany we are not directly related.


 
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