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This outline report lists every person in the genealogy preceded by that person's ancestors and followed by that person's descendants. The number to the left of each name refers to the generation within the genealogy. For example, Lazar Shames is Generation 1, Jacob Joseph Simon is Generation 2, Arthur Simon is Generation 3. A + to the left of a name indicates that this person is a spouse of a direct Simon descendant; b. precedes the date and place of birth; m precedes the date and place of marriage, dv. precedes a divorce date; d. precedes the date and place of death.A detailed listing of family information in narrative form, including biographical sketches. Click here to learn more about this document.
This narrative report on the entire family contains known data regarding birth, adoption, marriage, divorce, military service, immigration, naturalization, death and burial as well as biographical notes. Three types of numbers are used: one to uniquely identify the individual, one to indicate the generation into which that person falls, and one to denote his or her birth order within the nuclear family. The starting person (Lazar Shames) is 1, his first child (Jacob Joseph Simon) is 2. Children of Lazar Shames are listed as Generation No. 2; his grandchildren are listed as Generation No. 3 and so on. Each direct descendant of Lazar Shames who has descendants is assigned an ID to the far left of the person's name. When an individual is introduced in his/her separate sketch, the name is in bold capital letters. The name is preceded by the person's identification number and is followed by a superscript number showing the number of generations from the starting individual, Lazar Shames. In parentheses following the name is a list of direct ancestors back to Lazar Shames. The small roman numeral to the immediate left of the individual designates the birth order.Information found in immigration and naturalization records as well as passenger ship manifestos. List of all surnames in the genealogy, shown by frequency.