Len H <lmhari@...> wrote:
We have identified what we are pretty sure are descendants of myKeep in mind that not all marriages were registered with civil
authorities. In such cases, a child would have the mother's name,
but the father's halachic designation. We recently discovered a
Pickholtz who was a Levi (because it said so on his stone) and
hope to use that info to determine which others might me
connected to him.
This phenomenon was common in Galicia - in other areas,
perhaps less so.