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The Memoir of Julius Loewenthal Part II: The Cholera Epidemic and Moving to Eschwege

Last time I shared the first part of the memoir of my cousin Julius Loewenthal, graciously shared with me by his granddaughter Joanne. We saw that Julius grew up in Frankfurt in the midst of the large and loving extended Goldschmidt family with his uncles and his grandmother and his grandmother’s siblings. 1,575 more words


Phineas Rixon and His Three Wives

Do you have a photo of Phineas? I am writing a family history book, and would love to include his picture, but I’ve never come across one. 768 more words


Fill in the Gaps Project: My 4X AND 5XGreat-Grandparents, Carel and Johanna (Cornaaij) Mulder

Did you catch that in the title? Carel and Johanna are both my 4x great-grandparents and my 5x great-grandparents!

How is that possible? Through my maternal grandfather, Carel and Johanna are my 4X greats, the parents of Johanna Mulder who married Adriaan Zuijdweg, the tailor. 1,224 more words


In Society Page - Sarsfield Cuddy, 1927

La Patrie, 13 October 1927, page 2

Madame Frank McKenna recevait à diner, mardi soir, à Spencer-Wood, en l’honneur de M et de Madame Sarsfield Cuddy, de Montréal, et mademoiselle Yvette McKenna réunissait quelques invites en l’honneur de mesdemoiselles Cuddy et Simone Decarie.


The Memoir of Julius Loewenthal, Part I: Growing Up in Frankfurt

In March, 2020, I wrote about the family of my cousin Julius Loewenthal, the son of Kiele Stern and Abraham Loewenthal, grandson of Sarah Goldschmidt and Salomon Stern, and great-grandson of Meyer Goldschmidt, my four-times great-uncle. 1,397 more words