Documentary proof of their existence since the year 1700 in Hesse. Their home was Raboldhausen and Muehlbach near Hersfeld. Adopted Motto :"The parents blessings will create houses for their children". Genealogical Tracing: Jakob ben Levy, born 1719 in Raboldshausen, was mentioned in the official protection list for Jews on October 13th, 1744 in Raboldshausen; he did not have children. Isaak ben Levy lived in Raboldshausen from 1742 until 1808 and was mentioned in the official protection list on October 13th, 1767. He was married to Veilchen Katz; their youngest son Hirsch was the first one of his brothers who adopted the name Goldschmidt in the family. Public documents evidence that his brothers Jakob, Wolf and Samuel changed their names to Goldschmidt some time later.