Category Archives: Newspaper clipping

Death Notice of Eduard Scharff (1857-1917)

The Houston Jewish Herald published this Death Notice for Edward [sic] Scharff on 22 Nov. 1917. The Sunday mentioned was 18 November 1917 and the Notice was published the following Thursday. The cause of death (pneumonia) is posted here. ‘The … Continue reading

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First release of the 1940 US Census, the 16th in the US

Today, 2 April 2012 the 1940 US Census has become available to the public. The actual 72 year hold (when 72 years was established, it was assumed everyone on the Census would be dead!) on the information expired on Sunday … Continue reading

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‘Cupid’s Dart’ announces Block-Levy nuptials

This press clipping (that their daughter, Em, had saved) states the reception was on Sunday Sep 20. and notes in the margin of the clipping indicate the wedding was 1884 or 1885. The Mormon Church genealogy website indicates Joseph F. … Continue reading

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