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@...