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Elvira N. Solis,

New York City.

Contributions:
CARDOZO – American Sephardic family, doubtless connected with the Cardozos of Amsterdam and London, though the connection has not been made out. They trace back to Aaron Cardozo, a London merchant who went to New York about 1752.Among his...
GOMEZ – Genealogical Tree of the Gomez Family. The Gomez family, or rather that branch of it which has established itself in America, traces its descent from Isaac Gomez, a Marano who left Madrid early in the seventeenth century and...
GRATZ – American family prominent in the affairs of the city of Philadelphia and of the state of Pennsylvania. According to some authorities, the name "Gratz" is derived from a town in Styria, Austria; according to others, from a city...
MENKEN – American family, the first known member of which was Solomon Menken.Jacob Stanwood Menken: American merchant; born in Cincinnati 1838; youngest son of Solomon Menken. With his brother Nathan Davis he entered the Union army, and...
NATHAN – American family that has been identified with both the general and the Jewish community of New York city since the latter half of the eighteenth century. The earliest member of the family (in America) was Simon Nathan.Benjamin...
NATHAN – American family that has been identified with both the general and the Jewish community of New York city since the latter half of the eighteenth century. The earliest member of the family (in America) was Simon Nathan.Benjamin...