DORF - Family Branch 2

Descendants of Shmuel Natan Dorf


This entire Branch was found only during 2003, after we connected with David Dorf Z"L of Haifa, Israel.

Created: Sept. 15, 2003.
Updated: 27/05/2016, 28/05/2015, Aug. 22, 2013. July 2, 2013. Oct. 4, 2012. Sept, 12, 2011. Feb 3, 2011,
Mar. 21, 2010, Jan. 6, 2010, Sept. 25, 2009, Apr. 20, 2009, Dec. 16, 2008, July 10, 2008, Apr. 28, 2008, Sept. 29, 2007, June 22, 2007, Feb. 18, 2007. Aug. 28, 2006. Oct. 16, 2005.



1. To Ilana & Neil Nadel  and to the grandparentsGladys & Joel Nadel, for the birth of Cole Ruben 2013, and Sarit Fay 2014.
2. To Devorah & David Becker  the grandfather Bob Dorf, for the birth of Jack Simon,  Aug. 2013.
3. To Tara & Scottfor the birth of Maya, Feb. 2013.
4. To Heather & Stephen Dolcefor the birth of Jackson.

If you spot mistakes or omissions, please write to me at:
 Ra'anana, Israel
Tel:  +972-(0)9-744-5222
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Additional main surnames in this branch:
     Borek, Ford, Gaiptman, Hertzendorf, Kuffner, Levi, Lulenski, Murphy, Nadel,
     Schneider, Shevitz, Testagrose.

 |  Generation No. 

3. Shmuel Natan DorfDied: Abt 1939 in Nowy-Targ, Poland.   [Source: Avraham Dorf].
    + Golda Shapira Born: Abt. 1870. Married: In Rymanow, Poland. 
        Died: Abt. 1932 in Rymanow, Poland.
Moshe Joseph Morris Dorf. Born:16/12/1881 in Rymanow, Poland.  [Source: 1930 Census].
             Died: 6/12/1946  in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A. [Source: Death Cert.23609  & Mt. Hebron Cemetery record].
            + Sara Leizer. Born: Abt. 1884 in Poland.    [Source: 1930 Census, Marriage reg. of son Jack].
                    Married: 14/12/1907 in New-York, NY, U.S.A.    [Source: NYC Cert. 32754, 1930 Census].
                    Died: 23/04/1963 in NY, U.S.A.                 [Source: Mt. Hebron Cemetery record].
        5. Avraham Abe Dorf. Born:17/09/1908 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.       [Source: 1930 Census, SSDI].
Died 21/12/2000 in Deerfield-Beach FL, U.S.A.                      [Source: SSDI].
           + Molly Malka Weiss. Born:7/01/1910 in New-York, NY, U.S.A.
                    Married: 18/03/1933 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.          [Source: NYC Marriage Cert. 3572].
                    Died 03/1996 in Flushing, Queens, NY, U.S.A.                   [Source: SSDI].
              6. Paula C. Dorf. Born:1936 in Queens, NY, U.S.A.                 City: Las-Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
                  +  Stephen Schneider.  Born:1936. Divorced.
7.  Rene Schneider. Born:1963.                      City: Las-Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
                      + Richard A. Ford.
                         8. Jonathan Ford.
                         8. Britney Ford.
                   7. Susan Schneider.
                       + Pat Borek.
                         8. Mathew Borek.
                         8. Julia Borek.
              6. Ira H Yitzchak Dorf. Born: 1940 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.         City: Palo-Alto, Ca, U.S.A.
                  +  Rochelle Klein.   Born: 1940 in Bronx, NY, U.S.A.
                      Married: 1962 in New-York, U.S.A.
                   7. Michael Scott Dorf. Born: 1967 in Brooklyn NY, U.S.A.     City: San-Francisco, Ca, U.S.A.
                        + Elizabeth Yee. Born: 1969 in San-Francisco, Ca, U.S.A
                            Married: 2/06/2007 in Bagnols, France.
                        8. Alexandra Gabriele Dorf. Born: 2011 in San-Francisco, Ca, U.S.A.  
                        8. Matthew Harrison  Dorf. Born: 2012 in San-Francisco, Ca, U.S.A.    Twins
                        8. Hyden Nathaniel Dorf.    Born: 2012 in San-Francisco, Ca, U.S.A.     Twins
                   7. Lisa K. Dorf.  Born: 1969 in in Brooklyn NY, U.S.A.                      City: Palo-Alto, Ca, U.S.A.
                      + Lee Eric Levy. Born: 1971 in Baldwin LI NY, USA.
                        8. Eliana Levy.                Born: 2004 in Palo-Alto, Ca, U.S.A.
                        8. Noah Benjamin Levy. Born: 2005 in Palo-Alto, Ca, U.S.A.
                        8. Koby Eliot Levy.        Born: 2008 in Palo-Alto, Ca, U.S.A.
                   7. Lawrence, Larry D. Dorf. Born: 1974 in Plainview LI, NY, U.S.A.        City: Sherman Oaks, Ca, U.S.A.
                        + Samantha Sher.  Born: 1974 in Los-Angeles, Ca, USA.
                            Married: 31/05/2008 in Sherman Oak, Ca. U.S.A.
                        8. Charles Maxwell Dorf. Born: 2010 in Palo-Alto, Ca, U.S.A.     
                        8. Henry Marshall Dorf.   Born: 2012 in Los-Angeles, Ca, U.S.A.
        5. Jacob Jack Dorf. Born:17/02/1910 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.     [Source: 1930 Census].
                       Died: 28/11/1973 in Kew-Gardens, Queens, NY, U.S.A.  [Source: Obit. & SSDI].
             + Dora Debbie PekarskyBorn: 9/02/1912.          
                       Married: 12/10/1934 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.   [Source: NYC Marriage Cert. 16997].
                       Died: 1/04/1998 in NY, U.S.A.                          [Source: Obituary & SSDI].
              6. Golda Dorf. Born: 1936 in New-York, NY, U.S.A.            City: New-York, NY, U.S.A.
                      + Irving Patron. Born:1/09/1912. Divorced. 
Died 7/07/2005 in Boca-Raton, Fl, U.S.A.
                   7. Eugene Patron. Born: 1967 in New-York, NY, U.S.A.          City: Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
              6. Rachel Leah Dorf.  Born:12/10/1940 in New-York, NY, U.S.A.
                           Died 18/02/1994 New-York, NY, U.S.A.
                   + Mike, Michael T.  Tayyabkhan.  Born:1927.
Tara R. Tayyabkhan. Born:1967 in New-York, NY, U.S.A.
                       + Scott Spitzer.
                        8. Maya Spitzer. Born: 2013 in NY, USA.       City: Elizaville, NY, USA.
              6. Herbert Dorf.  Born: 28/04/1945 in New-York, NY, U.S.A.
                            Died: 18/11/2002 in Flower Mound (Dallas), Tx, U.S.A.
                  + Claudia Gerstenhaber. Born:1948Divorced.
                      Married: 20/12/1970.
                    7. Heather J. Dorf . Born:1974 in New-York, NY, U.S.A.
                        + Stephen Dolce. Born:1972.
                         8. Isadora Dolce. Born 2008.
                         8. Jackson Dolce. Born 2012.
                    7. Allyson Brooke Dorf. Born:1977 in New-York, NY, U.S.A.       City: NJ, USA.
                          + Lisa Foley Brooks.                           
              * 2nd wife of Herbert: Cathleen A. Henderson. Born:1948.
                       Married: 7/10/1995 in Dallas, Tx, U.S.A.

              5. Hyman Thomas DorfBorn:1914 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.  [Source: 1930 Census].
+ Shirley ?
6. None
Yetta DorfBorn:17/12/1915 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
                      Died: 03/1995 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.                   [Source: SSDI].
                + Anthony Charles Testagrose. Born: 16/11/1911 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
                      Died: 9/03/1963 in NY, U.S.A.                                [Source: Linda]. 
                  6. Linda Testagrose. Born:1945 Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
                       City: Holtsville, NY, U.S.A.
                    +  Lulenski.
Michael A. Lulenski. Born: 15/04/1966 in Mineola, NY, U.S.A.
                             Died: 18/02/2003 in Sayville, NY, U.S.A.     
                      7. John Frances Lulenski.    Born:1973 in Mineola, NY, U.S.A.
                      7. Joseph Stanley Lulenski. Born:1975 in Mineola, NY, U.S.A.
              * 2nd husband of Linda: Clifford A. Rudolph. Born: 1949.
                             Married: 29/08/2004.
                  6. Martin Joseph, Testagrose. Born: 23/01/1950 in Hicksville, NY, U.S.A.
                          Died: 16/03/2003 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.

    4. Max Meir Dorf. Born:4/07/1884 in Rymanow, Poland.   [Source: Daughter Sadie].

                                                                                           Max & Dvora Dorf - 1954

                Died: 8/11/1958 in Long-Beach, NY, U.S.A.
+ Devorah Dora Penner.
Born:16/05/1891 in Rymanow, Poland.  [Source: SSDI].
                Married: 3/09/1911 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.    [Source: NYC Marriage Cert.20837]. 
           Died: 21/01/1973 in Plainview, NY, U.S.A.     [Source: SSDI].
       5. Harold Chaim Dorf. Born: 29/07/1912 in New-York, NY, U.S.A.
                 Died 6/05/1996 in Miami, Fl, U.S.A.
       [Source: SSDI].
+ Baila Bella Zinker. Born: 19/04/1913.
Married: 12/12/1936 in New-York, NY, U.S.A. [Source: NYC Marriage Cert. 21785].  Divorced.
  Died: 4/03/2006 in Cranford, NJ, U.S.A.    [Source: SSDI].
6. Robert Ezra, Bob, Dorf. Born: 1941 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.          City: Pembroke-Pines, Fl, U.S.A.
                  + Gail Neril. Divorced. 
               7. Joseph Dorfman. Born: 1963 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.                 City: Amenia, NY, U.S.A.
                  + Francisca Leite. Born: 1964 in Rio-Grande-Do-Norte, Brazil.
                           Married: 17/07/1989 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
                    8. Sabrina Leite Dorfman. Born: 1992 in  Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
           * 2nd Wife of Robert Ezra Dorf:  Barbara Pasternack.  
                       Born: 6/11/1942. Died: 15/06/2009 in NJ, U.S.A.
                       Married: 15/7/1967 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.    Divorced.
Devorah Denielle Dorf. Born: 1973 in Willingboro, NJ, U.S.A.
                      City: Los-Angeles, Ca, U.S.A.
                    + David Becker. Born: 1974 in Los-Angeles, Ca, U.S.A.
                        Married: 19/06/2000 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A. 
                    8. Avraham (Avi) Meyer Becker. Born: 2004 in Los-Angeles, Ca, U.S.A.
                    8. Jack Simon, Simcha Yaakov Becker. Born: 2013 in Los-Angeles, Ca, U.S.A.
            * 3rd Wife of Robert Ezra Dorf:  Peggy.
           6. Sima Dorf. Born: 1951 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
City: Cranford, NJ, U.S.A.
              + Kevin Murphy. Born: 1942 in Bronx, NY, U.S.A.
                 Married: 31/12/1978 in Flushing, NY, U.S.A.    
                7.  Susan Murphy. Born: 1969. City: Vermont, USA.
                    8. Margo Bea Murph Gross. Born: 1992.
                    + Ted Pine. Married 2005.
                    8. Hazel PineBorn: 1998. (from previous marriae).
                    8. Nolah Pine. Born: 2010 in Vermont, USA.   Twins
Olive PineBorn: 2010 in Vermont, USA.
                7.  Alana Gail (Frayda) Murphy. Born: 1988 in Flushing, NY, U.S.A.
          * 2nd Wife of Harold Chaim Dorf:  Evelyn. Born: 16/07/1917.
                     Died: 11/1980 in Miami, Fl, U.S.A.                                [Source: SSDI].
       5. Sadie Sura Dorf. Born: 26/04/1914 in New-York, NY, U.S.A.
               Died: 16/04/2009 in Delray-Beach, Fl, U.S.A.
           + Charles Cuna Hertzendorf.  Born: 28/01/1911 in New-York, NY, U.S.A.
                 Married: 13/03/1937 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.       [Source: NYC Marriage Cert. 4244].
                 Died: 2/06/2004 in Delray-Beach, Fl, U.S.A.
            6. Benjamin Harris Hertzendorf. Born: 1938 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
                            City: Schenectady, NY, U.S.A.
                          + Adriane Meyer. Born:1941.
                               Married: 1962 in Queens, NY, U.S.A.
                 7. Laurie Hertzendorf. Born:1964 in Belle-Harbor, NY, U.S.A.
                            City: La-Jolla, Ca, U.S.A.
                           + Mark Greenberg. Born:1966.
                                Married: 9/04/1994 in San-Diego, Ca, U.S.A.
                      8. Elisa Greenberg.    Born: 1995 in San-Diego, Ca, U.S.A.
                      8. Danya Greenberg. Born: 1997 in San-Diego, Ca, U.S.A.
                 7. Michael HertzendorfBorn: 1966 in Belle-Harbor, NY, U.S.A.
  City: Tampa, Fl, U.S.A.
                         + Andrea Belusko. Born: 1966.
                                 Married: 11/09/1993.
                      8. Caitlin Hertzendorf.    Born: 1998.
Cassidy Hertzendorf. Born: 2000.
Cade Hertzendorf.     Born: 2003 in Clarksville, Te, U.S.A.
                      8. Cameron Hertzendorf.. Born: 2006 in Tampa, Fl, U.S.A.
             6. Irving Isaac Hertzendorf. Born: 28/05/1941 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
                           Died: 14/11/1967 in Davis, Ca, U.S.A.
                         + Ann Stein.
                   7. Chava Evelyn Hertzendorf.  Born: 1966 in Davis, Ca, U.S.A.
             6. Gladys Rose Hertzendorf.  Born: 1945 in Queens, NY, U.S.A.
                          City: South-Windsor, Ct, U.S.A.
                         + Joel Philip Nadel. Born: 1943 in New-York, NY, U.S.A.
                              Married: 2/09/1968 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
                   7. Ilene Miriam Nadel. Born: 1972 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
                            City: Lafayette, Co, U.S.A.
                           + Scott Allen Raynes. Born:1971 in Nyack, NY, U.S.A.
                               Married: 13/10/1996 in Westminster, Co, U.S.A.
8.  Chance Justin Raynes. Born: 1998 in Westminster, Co, U.S.A.
                       8.   Nolan Coda Raynes.  Born: 2007 in Lafayette, Co, U.S.A.    
 7. William David Billy Nadel. Born: 1975 in Hartford, Ct, U.S.A.
City: Mountainside, NJ, U.S.A.
                           + Jennifer Lauren Seltzer. Born: 1977.
                                Married: 1/09/2002 in Milwaukee, Wi, U.S.A.
                        8.   Samantha Caleigh Nadel. Born: 2007 in Mountainside, NJ, U.S.A.   
                        8.   Spencer Daniel  Nadel.    Born: 2009 in Mountainside, NJ, U.S.A.   
                    7. Neil Joseph Nadel. Born: 1979 in Hartford, Ct, U.S.A.
                           City: Cincinnati, Oh, U.S.A.
                        + Ilana Rachel Gildenblatt.  Born: 1981 in Chicago, Il. U.S.A.
                       Married: 7/09/2007.
                         8.   Cole Ruben Nadel. Born: 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohi, U.S.A.   
                         8.   Sarit Fay  Nadel.    Born: 2014 in Cincinnati, Oh, U.S.A.   
       5. Celia Tzila Dorf. Born: 17/05/1916 in New-York, NY, U.S.A.
                  Died: 5/01/1997 in Orlando, Fl, U.S.A.      [Source: SSDI].
                + Milton Shevitz. Born: 6/08/1916 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
                     Married: 05/1941 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
Died: 10/08/2003 in Florida, U.S.A.     [Source: SSDI].
Stanley Shevitz. Born:1946.  
City: Winter-Springs, FL, U.S.A.
      + Susan B. Zivin. Born: 1963.
Bernice Z. Shevitz. Born: 1951.
                        City: Longwood, FL, U.S.A.
                   + Paul S. Gaiptman. Born: 1949. Divorced.
    7. Harris M. Gaiptman. Born: 1979.       City: Radford, Va, U.S.A.
Ivy N. MacDonald. Married 9/09/2007 in Radford, Va, U.S.A.
Diane M. GaiptmanBorn: 1982.
Yitszchak Isaac Dorf. Born: 4/01/1922 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
 Died: 4/11/1998 in Miami, Fl, U.S.A.              [Source: SSDI].
+ Claire Bernice Elster. Born: 17/07/1924.
   Married: 06/1945 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
Died: 11/07/1993 in Miami, Fl, U.S.A.                 [Source: SSDI].
 6. Sanford (Sandy) Neal Shumel Natan Dorf. Born: 1951 in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
                  City: Allen, Tx, U.S.A.
                 + Nancy A. Goldberg. Born: 1951. Divorced.
   7. Shimona (Samantha) Dorf. Born: 1973 in Orlando, FL, U.S.A.
                                City: Vancouver, BC, Canada.
                          + Brian Vaughn. Born: 1974. Divorced.
8. Claudia Natalie Vaughn. Born:1997 in Ft.-Worth, TX, U.S.A.
             * 2nd husband of Shimona: Asher Sandt.
             * 3rd husband of Shimona: Lance Loy.  Married: 29/07/2006.
                  7. Allison Michelle Dorf. Born: 1978 in Hollywood, FL, U.S.A.
                                City: Bryan, TX, U.S.A.
                      + Donald Ray Regmund.  Born: 1975 in Bryan, TX, U.S.A.
                                     Married: 01/10/1999 in Bryan, TX, U.S.A. 
                       8. Lily Estelle Regmund.     Born: 2005 in Bryan, TX, U.S.A.
8. Isabella Rose Regmund. Born: 2007 in Bryan, TX, U.S.A.          
                       8. Sophie Ann Regmund.     Born: 2012 in Bryan, TX, U.S.A.
                  7. Matthew Edward Dorf. Born: 1982, in Hollywood, FL, U.S.A.
             * 2nd Wife of Sandy Dorf: Jeanette Rabinovich. Born:1963 in Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.
                      Married: 10/09/2000, in Allen, TX, U.S.A.

           6. Marilyn DorfBorn:1947.                               
City: Pembroke-Pines, FL, U.S.A.
+ Martin Kuffner.
                   Married: 1967.
. Marc Kuffner. Born:1970.
                      + Stacey Alpert.
                      Married: 2000.
                     8. Justin Kuffner.     Born: 2001.
                     8. Brandon Kuffner. Born: 2003.
                     8. Lindsey Kuffner
Debra Kuffner. Born: 1973. 
4. Binyamin Dorf. Lived in Nowy-Targ, Poland.        [Source: Avraham Dorf].
    5.  Miriam DorfBorn: Abt. 1926.
5. Yitzchak Isaac Dorf.
5.  Zipora Feiga Dorf.
    5. 1 more daughter. 
Where-about of this branch is unknown.  
Mendel Dorf.  Born: 1891 in Rymanow, Poland.--->
            Died: in Holocaust, somewhere in Ukraine.
       + Chaya Rachel Montag. Born: 1896 in Krosnow, Poland.
             Married: 1919 in Krosnow, Poland.
             Died: in Holocaust, somewhere in Ukraine.        [Source: POT # 1855572].
    5. Avraham David Dorf. Born: 5/06/1920 in Krosnow, Poland. 
             Died: 17/11/2008 in Kityat-Chaim, Israel.
            + Shifra. Married: 1970 in Haifa, Israel.
               Died: 1975 in Haifa, Israel.
       * 2nd Wife of Avraham David Dorf: Amalya Ryper. Born: 01/91923 in Czernovice, Bukovina, Rumania.
              Married: 1976 in Kityat-Chaim, Israel.  Died: 13/09/2007 in Kityat-Chaim, Israel.
   5. Yitzchak Isaac Dorf. Born:Abt. 1922 in Krosnow, Poland.
             Died: 1926 in Krosnow, Poland.     
   5. Zvi Hirsch Chaim Dorf. Born: 1925 in Krosnow, Poland.
             Died: in Holocaust, somewhere in Ukraine.     [Source: POT # 1855587].
   5. Yakov Moshe Dorf. Born: 1927 in Krosnow, Poland.
             Died: in Holocaust, somewhere in Ukraine.      [Source: POT # 1810853].
   5. Ben Zion Dorf. Born: 1930 in Krosnow, Poland.
             Died: in Holocaust, somewhere in Ukraine.       [Source: POT # 1224243].
   5. Esther Dorf . Born: 1935 in Krosnow, Poland.
            Died: in Holocaust, somewhere in Ukraine.       [Source: POT # 1855566].

4. Yoshua DorfLived in Dukla, Poland. [Source: Avraham Dorf].
      5. 1 daughter only.
     Where-about of this branch is unknown.

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