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The ‘new’ Levy branch of my family tree

When we were young,   my brother and I and our  ‘1st cousins‘  visited Em & Pappy’s (grandparents) house in Little Rock, that city being ‘ground-zero’ for the maternal side of my family. My memories of those fun times during … Continue reading

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(Emile) Levy from France & Bloch’s

Abraham and Sarah Block were my 3X great grandparents; Emile and Emma Levy were my 2X great grandparents. Abraham Bloch married Sarah ? Emma Bloch married Emile Levy Alexander Levy (1872-?) Fanny Fay ‘Dannie’ Levy (1873-1925) married Joseph F Block … Continue reading

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First names

Naming of children in the Block, Bloom, Gorden, Gruber, Scharff and Ghertner families (from Central and Eastern Europe) certainly seems to have followed a tradition of naming after an ancestor, although not necessarily one who had recently died as was … Continue reading

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Block’s from Bohemia 1820s to ..

Solomon Block and Mary (Levinson) Block were my 2X great grandparents. Block. In the page header are L-R, Samuel A. Block (1893-1981), unk (?), Lee (?), Lewis Block  (1898-1983) and Pappy (Lynton L. Scharff 1897-1985). Solomon Block (1826-1886) married Mary Levinson … Continue reading

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See 4 generations of Block’s Solomon Block was my great great grandfather who was born in Bohemia, Austria in 1826. He was a very wealthy merchant (tobacco, liquor and later sugar plantation in Louisiana with his partner, Edward Fiebleman) and  … Continue reading

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