I have been researching the Alexander family from Prussia too. I
have found a few interesting items, like the Hamburg departure link:
I hope that helps, who knows we might be related.
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> I've been lurking here a while. My name is Alexandra Alznauer and
> I "moderate" a Yahoo Group for Alznauers (non-Jewish).
> I am Jewish on my mother's side. I am also descended from a family
> named Alexander, probably from Prussia (Isaac Abraham Alexander
> c. 1850's-early '60's married to Augusta Bloom (Blume)b. c. 1850's
> probably Berlin). They lived in Troy, N.Y.
> I am also related to the Silverman siblings of Gloversville,
> Greenfield Center and Troy, N.Y.: Shmuel Aharon, Louis, Morris, Abe
> (Abraham Isaac), Ida and Fanny. Abe married ara Karp. The
> Silvermans might have been from the Gubernia of Warsawa.
> IDA MARRIED A LURIE AND THEY PUBLISHED THE JERUSALEM POST IN ISRAEL
> after fundraising for Palestine ro become the State of Israel for
> years. Their son TED LURIE WAS THE EDITOR OF THE JERUSALEM POST.
> AM TRYING TO FIND HIS 2 DAUGHTERS IN ISRAEL OR THEIR CHILDREN.
> DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY IDEAS ON HOW TO LOCATE MY ISRAELI COUSINS?
> Alexandra Alznauer