Re: German Naming practices in 19th century #germany


In a message dated 5/7/2006 shofron@... writes:

<My G-G-Parents's (Sara MOSES and Bonum ROTHSCHILD) 1854 marriage record >from the
Hamburg Archives shows her father's name listed as Kallman MOSES.
< Later documents, such as their son's death certificate (Carl ROTHSCHILD, died
1914 NYC)show mother's maiden name as Sara CALLMAN (KALLMAN).
< When was the use of family Surnames adopted versus use of Patronymics? >

Varied by state; mostly 1813 But the older generation still clung to
this custom. e.g. Rabbi Samson Rafael Hirsch was Shimshon ben Rafael

Michael Bernet, New York MBernet@...

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