Seeking info on Isaac Lesser

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Hi there,

I am seeking info on Isaac Lesser born 1785 in Schwersenz, Posen (modern day Poznan, Poland), Prussia. He married Theresa. Had a child named Pauline (Americanized). Not sure about any other children. Any info will be appreciated.
in Genealogy Help by Warren Whitby G2G2 (2.6k points)

Schwersenz is modern day Swarzędz (near Poznań).

There is a Geni project about Jewish families of Swarzędz, some others Lessers are listed there;

https://www.geni.com/projects/Jewish-Families-of-Swarz%25C4%2599dz-formerly-Schwersenz-Posen/18255

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Isaac Lesser

mentioned in the record of Pauline Light

Name Isaac Lesser
Birthplace Schwersenz, Prussia
Gender Male
Wife Theresa Lesser
Daughter Pauline Light
Name Pauline Light
Event Type Death
Event Date 29 Mar 1903
Event Place Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Address 138 West 139 St.
Residence Place New York, New York, N.Y., 53 yrs - US 53 yrs
Gender Female
Age 84
Marital Status Married
Race White
Occupation housewife
Birth Year (Estimated) 1819
Birthplace Schwersenz, Prussia
Burial Date 31 Mar 1903
Burial Place New York, New York, N.Y.
Cemetery Cypress Hills Cem.
Father's Name Isaac Lesser
Father's Birthplace Schwersenz, Prussia
Mother's Name Theresa Lesser
Mother's Birthplace Schwersenz, Prussia

CITING THIS RECORD

"New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," database,FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WXN-93F : accessed 17 April 2016), Isaac Lesser in entry for Pauline Light, 29 Mar 1903; citing Death, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,323,020.

by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
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Isaac Lesser

mentioned in the record of Henrietta Bret

Name Isaac Lesser
Birthplace Germany
Gender Male
Wife Theresa Levy
Daughter Henrietta Bret
Name Henrietta Bret
Event Type Death
Event Date 29 Jul 1912
Event Place Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Address 316 W. 137th. St.
Residence Place New York City
Gender Female
Age 88
Marital Status Widowed
Race White
Birth Year (Estimated) 1824
Birthplace Germany
Burial Date 31 Jul 1912
Cemetery Salem Field Cem.
Father's Name Isaac Lesser
Father's Birthplace Germany
Mother's Name Theresa Levy
Mother's Birthplace Germany

CITING THIS RECORD

"New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," database,FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WJ8-H6L : accessed 17 April 2016), Isaac Lesser in entry for Henrietta Bret, 29 Jul 1912; citing Death, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,324,599.

by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)

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