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Pappy’s note regarding the death of his father, Eduard Scharff

Here is a page from Pappy’s notebook in which he writes about the death of his father, Eduard Scharff. I recall Pappy’s handwriting, as I’m sure many of you do too. Recall in this post that Eduard succumbed on 18 … Continue reading

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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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RIP Eduard Scharff (1857- 1917) & Esther Marx, Pappy’s parents

Eduard Scharff, (b. 11 Jan 1857 in Kleinfischlingen, Rhein Pfalz, Germany) emigrated to the United Sates at age 14. Previously I’d had no information as to when EL’s grandfather passed away. Eduard Scharff, residing in Welsh, Louisiana, USA applied for … Continue reading

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Pappy’s pop: Did you know?

Eduard Scharff, residing in Welsh, Louisiana, USA applied for a United States Passport on 7 May 1894. Eduard stated his birth date was 11 January, 1857 and his place of birth was Rhein Pfalz, Germany; which appears to have been … Continue reading

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