Re: áòðééï: 1828 tax census #hungary

Chaim Frenkel <chaimf@...>

Unusual among ashkenazim.

But what if the father died before the son was born.


"TS" == Tsvi Sinai <> writes:
TS> As it is quite unusual that a son has the same first name as his father
TS> unlike the Gentile
TS> custom - junior ), it would be his grandfather, which was and still is quite
TS> customary.

TS> Tsvi Sinai, Givatayim, Israel

On the 1828 census, only the names of heads of households are listed. Most
likely, this is the father of your g-g-grandfather, who had the same first
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