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Yente Leah Katz (Meisels)

Hebrew: יענטא ינטה לאה כץ (וולף וילנר מיזליס), אשת הש"ך
Birthplace: Vilna, Lithuania
Death: Died in Vienna, יארצייט:יב' אייר, ה'תס"ה, Austria
Immediate Family:

Daughter of R' Binyamin Zeev Ashkenazi of Vilna and ? tauber
Wife of Harav Shabtai HaCohen HaSHACH
Mother of Moshe HaCohen Katz, Ha Cohen; Esther (HaTzaddika) Hayot; Chaya Katz; Tova (Toybe) wife David the Katvan; Meir HaCohen (Katz), The Shach youngest son and 3 others
Half sister of Dreizel Katzenellenbogen; David Benjamin Wolf, Wulff -Wilner Meisels; Esther Eisenstadt; Naftali Hirsch of Tzusmar and Pinczow and Rabbi Yaackov ben Binyamin Zak Ashkenazi, [of Vilna]

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About Yente Leah Katz

Daughter of a prominent businessman, granddaughter of the great Maharshal, and great grand-daughter of the Rema.

Yente (Leah) WOLF born before 1650, died in Vienna

married R' Sabtai KOHEN (HaKohen) "SHaCH" aka Shabbetai Ben Meir HaKohen, born 1621 in Amstibov, Lithuania, died 1662/3 in Holesov (Hollischau), Bohemia


Not mother, but ancestor of Rabbi Abraham Barol-Cohen per Barol family documentation. Still trying to find out the exact line. Please keep her as mother to Barol-Cohen until I find out more and am able to fix it. Thanks -Leah Hoffman

(Replacement of Profile added 3/24/2008)

About יענטא ינטה לאה כץ, אשת הש"ך (עברית)

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Yente Leah Katz's Timeline

Vilna, Lithuania
Age 24
Vilna, Lithuania
Age 35
Age 35
May 6, 1705
Age 80
Vienna, יארצייט:יב' אייר, ה'תס"ה, Austria