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Family News in 2006:
11/23/2006 Reviewing all of the genealogical records, we are becoming
more, and more convinced that all of the Steinschneiders listed under the
Prossnitz, Austria section are somehow connected to Rabbi Gabriel
Steinschneider, as only one child can be documented under his name. He
likely had several others.
It also appears likely that both the
Polish and Russian lines may be connected at the Rabbi Gabriel level as well.
Due to the rarity of the name, and the likelihood that it appeared as early as
the late 15th century, we are very likely all related.
A record exists indicating that a Rabbi with the name Steinschneider lived in
Antwerp during the late 15th century. Is this the missing link?
very least, it would be nice to find records showing all of the descendents of
Rabbi Gabriel in Possnitz, since this would probably tie several of the loose
02/19/2006 The Pilsen line of Steinschneiders
and the Rabbi Gabriel Steinschneider
have been updated.
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