JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Looking for info on Hartog JACOB - Holland (late 18th cent) #general
Jonathan Borchard wrote on 08 mrt 2005 in soc.genealogy.jewish:
There is a lot of documentry information about the family in Eysden, nrSeen this?
Today I came across the name Hartog JACOB on Genlias, the wonderful Dutch
I can't be sure this is the right man - it is an entry concerning the death ofMozes, not Moses
Its a stupid question I know, but would the name Hartog Jacob be an uncommon oneBefore the Napoleontic occupation 1794-1812, many [and most Jews] had no family
name. French law made them all citizens and ordered them to choose a family name.
Hartog [ben] JACOB should have been common, while his brothers name could have
Calman [ben] JACOB Medex.
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