Grifenhagen/Katz

Benjamin William Grifenhagen

Benjamin William GrifenhagenAge: 46 years18201866

Name
Benjamin William Grifenhagen
Birth January 3, 1820
Birth of a sisterPaulina Grifenhagen
March 22, 1839 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
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Jacob Grifenhagen
January 7, 1852 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
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Bertha Grifenhagen
April 22, 1857 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a son
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Max Samuel Grifenhagen
May 12, 1861 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
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Edward Grifenhagen
November 25, 1863 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Florence Grifenhagen
July 2, 1866 (Age 46 years)
Death November 4, 1866 (Age 46 years)
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Jacob GrifenhagenJacob Grifenhagen
Birth: January 7, 1852 32 32Wollstein, Posen, Germany
Death: March 6, 1914New York, New York
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information on Wollstein continued from notes in Mendel Grifenhagen... Merchant H. Goldberg(born June 12,1807)cantor in Holzminden,then inBraunschweig died June 10,1893. Lawyer Meyer Levy often literary active(Jan.17, 1833-October 18,1896 inBerlin Merchant Isaac Rosnosky,American, also a municipal politician,born March 6, 1846 in Boston, son of Henry and Zelda Rosnosky American Rabbi William Rosenau(May 30,1865)attended the grammar school in Hirschberg(Schlesion) and studied in Cincinnati Dr. Hermann JSJeligsohn.. Rabbi candidate(1833. May 8 1860) attended the Rabbinical seminary in Breslau. In 1848 it came in Wollstein unrest insuch a matter that every traffic stopped and that all the Jewish owners ofretail trade of alcoholic li8quors had to clsoe their establishments during thesummer. in 1869 the congregation had a debt of 1625 "talers".1905 owners of thebrick manufacturing..Krause and merchant Samter were elected to the citycounsel. 1870/71 17 Jews from W. were in the army Concerning the so called Society for the Advancement of study of theTalmud. In 1845 in Krotochin, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of theSociety there were statues printed by the gabbaim at this time: Salomo Schiff, Wolf Alexander, Michel Lamm ....something else mentioned: The Society had the name... and was established May 12,1820 by the Rabbi at the time.. Sam Samuel Munk,the Dajanim S amuel Kristeller,Schamshon Selig, Aron Wolfsohn(later the Rabbi in Hildesheim), also Gerson ben Wolf, Schalom Mensche, Jehuda Leib Meseritz, Mosche Mendel Jerachmeil, Ascher Suskind,Salomo and Jacob Kisch.As an out of town member joint R.Akiba Eger the Socity (he lived in the summer 1829 in W.) note #3) at that time the congregation had the following: besides the synagogue...a aBeth hamidrash,elementary school,sickness and burial association, association for distribution of wood and bread to the poor. Society for the advancement of sturdy of the Talmud,association to clothe the poor children and to help the sick,ladies and girls ass. Rabbi adminisstrator.. M. J. Greifenhagen, Cantor..W. Alexander, Directors of congregation.. S. J. Gerson,B Hummel, M. Lamm, J. H. Wasser. J. Lempert J. Korn, K. Gratz, A Karo, S. D. Cohn, M. J. Basch, A Schiff, W Danziger
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Note: Appeared in New York Times August 20, 1909
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