Mishpocha is a Yiddish word for all family members blood or marriages; and also extended family who are always part of family get togethers. I’m including those families who are not my blood relatives, vis a vis, they are my mishpocha.
- Eisenkramer’s and Baum’s from Germany
My grand uncle Raymond E. Block married Helene Eisenkramer
- Fleisman’s, Frankland’s & Weil’s
My uncle Alven Simon Ghertner married Jean Claire Fleisman
- Levy, Picard & Weil from France
Benjamin Louis Levy, Jr. married Mary Louise block, my 1st cousin, 1X removed
- Marx from Germany
The mother of Lynton Scharff, my grandmother’s second husband, was Esther Marx.
- Pfeifer’s from Germany
Emanuel Gabe “EG” Levy, Jr.,my 1st cousin 2X removed, married Elizabeth M. Pfeifer
- Strauss’s and Altschul’s from Germany
Leslie Marks, my 2nd cousin 1X removed, married Alvin W. Strauss, Jr.
- Tailaferro’s from Italy
Velma Pauline Taliaferro married Raymond Emile Block, Jr, my 1st cousin 1X removed
My step uncle, Eduard Lynton “EL” Scharff married Bette Catherine Terry