Re: Status of abandoned or divorced wife #usa


Hmmmm...  Was his name Julius Jacobi?


Kathleen Shepard

On Monday, January 10, 2022, 12:33:24 AM CST, Diane Katz. SURNAMES/TOWNS: Laske/Ladyzhin;,Steinberg Kiev; Grunberg Rheinhorn/Iasi; Milston/Slutzk; Bicz/Mogilev; Glas/Varniai; Moskowitz/Nagy-Saros Klein/Eperjes; Hefliech/Hungary; Marks/Machester/Suwalki; Shedrofski/Suwalki <gdbkatz@...> wrote:

One of my gggrandfathers was a petty criminal and philanderer.  He abandoned his wife and two babies.  She too indicated on the UK census records that she was a widow.  However after 2 trips to the US she located her ex and got her get.  Jewish women need a Jewish divorce to remarry in a religious ceremony.  

I was surprised to see so many divorces listed in JewishGen records.  I think it was more common than it is perceived.   
Diane Katz

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