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Help: Marcus, Katz, Goodman, Spergel, Bernstein, Rotkowitz

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Help: Marcus, Katz, Goodman, Spergel, Bernstein, Rotkowitz

Posted: 1365013602000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Marcus Markus Halpern Katz Goodman Spergel Bernstein Rotkowitz Rothkowitz Rothkowetz Rotkom
Hello. Not sure exactly where to post this. I'm trying to research my family, but neither side have been good with keeping records. I've traced pretty much everyone back to where they came to the US (mostly late 1800s, early 1900s). However, most of them have what I think of as typically 'Jewish' names, I'm pretty sure that some of them were Anglicized. Also, all of them came from areas in Russia, Poland, Austria, Hungary that switched between countries. Most of them also came over as children and I haven't been able to find records of maiden names for the women and immigration or naturalization records.

Here is the information I have, I would really appreciate any ideas about what names might have been been, where to look, information about them, etc.

MARCUS (sometimes Markus), wife HALPERN
Benjamin (born 1862 Romania), wife Rebecca (born 1872 Romania) lived in NY, year immagrated 1895? before 1898
Morris Marcus (1891 Romania, arrival 1895?)
Rae Marcus Greenberg (1894 Romania, arrival 1895/1897?)
Sadie Marcus Stern (1895 Romania, arrival 1895/1896/1898?)
Mitchel Marcus (1898 NYC)
Jerome Marcus (1911 NYC)
Rebecca's father Hirsch Halpern (1846 Romania) arrived 1884?

KATZ (from Vilna (Vilnius) Russia/Lithuania)
? Katz (b. Vilna, d. NY) mother/father details unknown
? daughter Katz Rotkowitz (1877 Vilna - 1898 NY)
Rose/Rosie Katz Rotkowitz (1877 Vilna - 1973 NJ) arrived 1886/1888/1890?
Gussie Katz (1880 Vilna)
Libby/Libbie/Lizzie Katz Solomon (1883 Vilna) arrived 1890?

ROTKOWITZ (aka Rothkowitz/Rothkowetz/Rotkom)
Solomon (1866 Russia - 1945 NYC) arrived between 1882-1885
his brother Evarel (1871 Russia) arrived 1894?

Harry (born NY 1895)
Parents from Hungary - Solomon and Hanna?

Morris/Louis Spergel (1873 Austria) arrived 1886
wife Anna (1875 Austria) arrived 1875?
Beatrice (1899 NYC)
Matilda (1902 NYC)
Leon? (1903 NYC)

Jacob (1887 Russia) arrived 1907/1908?
wife Eva Schutzman Bernstein (1889 Iasi/Jassy, Romania) arrived 1911/1912 **wifes parents Isaac Schutzman and Jennie/Scheindel Rosenstein, from Iasi, arrived Jan 31, 1913 on the President Lincoln via Hamburg),

Thanks so much for any information!
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