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Carl Jaffe

Carl Jaffe

Male 1851 - 1925  (74 years)

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  • Name Carl Jaffe 
    Born 10 Oct 1851  Parchim, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Biography According to the chronicle he started school in Parchim, but later attended school in Hamburg after the family moved there
    From 1865-9 he was an apprentice to the manufacturer J.K. Funk in Gustrow.
    From 1870 he was in Hamburg
    He first worked for Samson Jacob in a textile business in Altona but then started work in his uncle Moritz Mendelson's wholesale business. The business started off with curtains only but then branched out into a wide range of textiles and was the largest textile company in Hamburg. Carl started off as a travelling salesman, but later became a partner.
    From 1900 he was the owner of the business Seligsohn & Mendelson Nachfolger (successors) in Gr. Burstah 30, Hamburg and stopped travelling in 1901
    There was no shortage of money and also a lot more money was made in supplies for World War I.
    He enjoyed playing the German card game Skat and going to the opera, but was otherwise not interested in classical music.
    He celebrated Jewish festivals and attended the synagogue in the Benekestr. In Hamburg, but the family also celebrated the Christian festivals e.g. Easter, and particularly Christmas
    First married address in Hamburg was am Schlump, then Eichenallee, later Grindelberg, then Rutschbahn 26 and finally Schlüterstr. 62, where he was living at the time of his death.. In 1901 it was a 6 room flat with 2 living-in servants and a visiting laundrymaid, cleaning lady and cook.  [2
    Hebrew Birth 14 Tis 5612 
    Hebrew Death 24 Kis 5686 
    Occupation Textile business 
    Residence Parchim, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 11 Dec 1925  Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I43  Blank Family
    Last Modified 24 May 2010 

    Father Jacoby Jaffe,   b. 8 Jan 1818, Parchim, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1895, Parchim, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Sophie Mendelsohn,   b. 12 Jun 1825, Parchim, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1905, Parchim, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Abt 1848  Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mathilde Tilli Bauer,   b. 30 Apr 1864, Parchim, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1915, Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1888  Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Otto Jaffe,   b. 27 Oct 1889, Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1960, Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Erna Jaffe,   b. 7 Jun 1894, Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1952, Nice, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Oct 1851 - Parchim, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Aug 1888 - Hamburg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Parchim, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Hamburg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Dec 1925 - Hamburg, Germany Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Jaffe Carl
    Jaffe Carl

  • Sources 
    1. [S109] 1867 Mecklenburg-Schwerin Census, Ancestry.

    2. [S215] Chronik Familie Jaffe, Otto Jaffe.


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