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Subject: Schwarz family from Raesfeld, Germany
Author: Lin Herz
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012
Surnames: Schwarz, Elkan, Humberg, Jost,
My great-great-great grandfather was Abraham Moises born in Schwabach, Germany in 1766: (he had no last name but all of his descendants have the last name Schwarz). I'm not sure where Schwabach is, but the family must have moved to Raesfeld. He married Fratchen Jost (born i 1769). Their son Abraham Schwarz (my g-g grandfather) born in 1800 married twice. First to Eva Eisendrath and then to my great-great Grandmother, Jetta Elkan (born 1819). Their 7 children were : Eva born 1843, Amalia born 1845, Jost (may have been given the name Joseph and gone by Jost) born 1848, Fratchen born 1852, my great-grandmother Rosa, born 1855 who married Anschel abraham Humberg, Levi born 1859 and Hanna born 1864. If you are related to this family, or know anything about them, please let me know.