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« on: January 29, 2006, 02:22:03 AM »

We invite you to submit your "Pedigree" for this Surname.   Our Surname Project is primarily interested in your Paternal line, as surnames are passed down from father to son, just as the yDNA is passed down. 

If you ARE A MEMBER of this Surname Project at Family Tree DNA, send your pedigree by email to at  The pedigree will then be posted on the Surname Project's Patriarchs Page by or sent to the Project’s Administrator.

Please include the following:
•       Name of project
•       Kit Number
•       Name of person posting pedigree
•       Email address to be posted with pedigree
•       Name, birthdate, birthplace, spouse of Earliest Known Ancestor
•       List each succeeding generation, using only those four items of information (or substitute another item of information if missing an item)

 (If you have more information you would like to share, you may also post a more extended version of your family pedigree on the project website’s Pedigree Forum below)

If you are NOT A MEMBER of this Surname Project at Family Tree DNA, you are welcome to post your pedigree on the Pedigree Forum below.  We hope an interested researcher will see it and contact you to share information.

To post on this Pedigree Forum:
1.  Register and log in at
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2.  When you have logged in, scroll to the last posting on this forum, click "reply" and post your pedigree.
a.  Please do not include names for anyone born after 1910, to protect privacy.
b.  If you have questions or are unable to post your pedigree on this forum, please contact

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« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2007, 12:39:43 PM »

My name is Henry Hersh the same as my grand father. His father was EPHRAIM HERSH. He had
another son ADOLPH who spelled his name HIRSCH. He had 2 daughters. EPHRAIM came to USA
in the 1840's with a SARAH. He came from Bohemia (now the Czech Rep.). Ephraim and Adolph
who died in 1930 lived in New York City. Any info would be helpful. HHNARFE@EARTHLINK.NET. Time
is running out for me to give my children their heredity.
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« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2008, 08:53:36 PM »

Earliest ancestors Hillel and Zisla Hirschfeld born @1770 in Glinyany, Galicia (then a province of Austro-Hungary, now Ukraine).  Name also spelled Herzfeld, Herszfeld, and Herschfeld. Jewish.
Son of Hillel was Herz (Hertzel) Hirschfeld, born 1801 in Glinyany, died 1886 in Skwarzawa, Galicia.
Herz's sons Hillel (1831-1887) married to Pesha Lindenbaum, and Jacob Wolf Hirschfeld (1840-@1914) married to Rosa Buxbaum (Buchsbaum).
Hillel lived in Sielec Bienkow, Galicia and Jacob Wolf lived in Skwarzawa, Galicia.
Hillel had children David (1857-1878 Sielec Bienkow), Beila Plapler, Hannah Hammer (1866-1955 Philadephia), Kayla "Clara" Hirschfeld (1880-1917 NYC), Hinde "Helene" Bauer (1870-1941 Vienna), Jacob (1862-1932 NYC).
Jacob's children were Rivka "Regina" (1872-1949 NYC), Lea "Lena" Fischer (1880-1959 Brooklyn, NY), Malka "Mollie" Ausfresser (1881-1932 NYC), Zisheh "Joseph" Hirschfeld (1883-1941 Brooklyn, NY), and Berel (1885-1885 Skwarzawa, Galicia).
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« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2008, 02:38:33 PM »

Hi, hhnarfe and hirsch.  If you would like to submit your pedigrees in the format we require for the patriarch page, I will be more than happy to then post them there for you.  Thank you both for your interest in the Hirsch project and good luck with your research!  We hope to hear back from you very soon!

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