Latest news:

January 10, 2011:
Individual pages for children of David and Raytzel Bellman are now being coordinated. Samuel Issac Bellman is the first to be highlighted with a in-depth history of his life. If you have material to contribute for other offspring, such as photos or stories, please let us know!

August 12, 2010:
New documents are now online. Click the Documents button above to view.

July 23, 2009:
We note with sorrow the passing of Samuel Irving Bellman, son of Max and Bessie (Levenson) Bellman, husband of Jeanne Lisker Bellman, in Claremont, California. An obituary from the Los Angeles Times is here.

Nov 11, 2007:
Mariampol, Lithuania birth record (in Russian) for Rachel (Rae) Bellman, daughter of David Jacob Beilman and Raytzel Markson, January 1890. View record here.

July 14, 2007:
Corran Bellman's bar mitzvah is today! Photos coming soon. Check out Corran's bar mitzvah page.


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January 10, 2011


Marriage of Bronia Grace Levenson to Ralph Lynn Lowenstein, from the Danville Virginia Bee, February 7, 1955 (PDF). Bronia is the daughter of Moe and Fannie (weiss) Levenson.

A bridge party is held, hosted by Max and Bessie Bellman (but a question: was there really a Christmas theme to the decor?), from the El Paso Herald Post, December 21, 1931 .

Samuel Bellman's (Max and Bessie's son) bar mitzvah, from the El Paso Herald Post, October 12, 1939.

Obituary for Jocheved Levenson, Bessie Levenson Bellman's mother, from the El Paso Herald Post, May 24, 1949.

Death certificate for Sol Levenson, son of Samuel and Jocheved Levenson, 1955.

Obituary for Sam Bellman, son of David and Raytzel (Markson) Bellman, from the El Paso Herald Post, February 27, 1961.

Preparations for the marriage of Deanna Bellman, daughter of Max and Bessie Bellman, from the El Paso Herald Post, December 18, 1963.

From the Rogalsky side of the family: Sarah Rogalsky, daughter of Marks and Anna Rogalsky, married Samuel David Dworsky in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The date was November 21, 1932. Both bride and bridegroom were residents of Minneapolis. More family documents will be uploaded as they become available.

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