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Jeffrey Oppenheim family tree

Identifier: Mss 1034-004

Collection Overview

Collection consists of two copies of a printed family tree of the Oppenheim family, tracing Oppenheim relatives back to the late 14th century (some gaps in time periods) and concluding in the 1980s. The author of the list of photographs (which appears printed on the family tree) was not consistent in listing names, particularly in terms of including middle names and married names for women. Includes information on the Von Butzbach, Ballin, Bachrach, Menz, Meir, Levi, Weinsburg, Gompei, Cohen, Goldschmidt, Spanier, Brillan, Phillips, Goldsmith, Alexander, Aaron Von Blitz, Mears, Sabludowsky, Goldenberg, and Schulhofer families. A decorative tree design with some color appears on the page. Contains photographic images of the following: Samuel Wolff Oppenheim; Leffman Behrens Cohen; Hertz Wolff Oppenheim; Rachael Moses; Catherine Moses Oppenheim; Julius Hertz Oppenheim; Sarah Ann Goldsmith Oppenheim; Ralph Benjamin Oppenheim; Henrietta Schulhofer; Mary Sarah Brown; Philip Schulhofer; Abraham Alexander; Isaac Sabludowsky; Hannah Aarons Von Blitz Alexander; Abraham Alexander, Jr.; Babetta Schulhofer; Samuel Goldenberg; Hinda Steinfeld; Herschel Hirsch; Isaac Marrits and Ettie Resincoff; Samuel Marrits; Jean Goldenberg Marrits; Ida Vida Sable and Abraham Hirsch with Justin Sable Oppenheim; Abraham Hirsch; Ida Vida Sable; Ferdinand Oppenheim; Esther Oppenheim; Joyce and Justin Oppenheim; Judi, Jeffrey Oppenheim and Janet Wexler; Janet and Barry Wexler; Abagail (i.e., Abigail) Jean Wexler. The accompanying manuscript, The Michals, Mears, Isaacks and Phillips families, provides extensive details on individuals in the families as well as local history and bibliographical references.


  • Creation: 1980


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Originally from Germany, the Oppenheim family first appears in Charleston, South Carolina, history during the early 19th century. Other relatives settled in New York, Georgia, Alabama and Ohio.


2 folders (1 folder, 1 oversize paper folder)

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated by Sol Breibart.



Inventory of the Jeffrey Oppenheim Family Tree, 1981
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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