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Here are photos from the Raymond Block Sr. family

I recently scanned these photo copies from Raymond Emile Block’s family.

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‘Bompa’ bankrupted (?) by his embezzling brother

Solomon Block was a merchant and had tobacco and wholesale liquor businesses in Camden and other nearby towns. His elder sons, John Edward  Block (1856-1929) and Joseph Friedman “Bompa” Block (1860-1953), moved to Dallas, Texas and they manufactured cigars. (see … 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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