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  • Avraham Abba Miller (c.1765 - 1848)
    Avrohm Aba Miller (c.1765 - c.1848) had 3 known sons. He lived in Lenartov/Malcov, Slovakia.
  • Ita Langsam (c.1760 - d.)
    One of the major problems that has persisted with this profile, is how Ita was related to the Weisblum line. A few merges have caused this to be problematic. Through research it seems that Ita was a ni...
  • Pesach langsam (1748 - 1820)
  • R' Pesach Langsam (1748 - 1820)
    Pesach Langsam (1748 - Nov 2, 1820) married Ita and lived in Jawornik Polski, Galicia (near Blazowa & Dynow). Six known children lived to adulthood. Family lore has it that Pesach Langsam was a direct ...
  • Unknown Seidenfeld (deceased)

About the Langsam surname

Langsam or Lancsam as a Jewish name came from Poland as far as I know. Individual branches of the family went to e.g. the Austrian Hungarian Empire or various Slavic countries or territories. My father was under the impression that with German occupation the Germans gave the Jews surnames. Due to World War I and World War II both of which periods saw anti-Semitism, there was further dispersal to e.g. the U.S.A. and then to Australia and Israel . Those remaining in Austria perished and the family in Poland perished as is known.