I am Michael Cantor and I live in the USA.

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My name is Michael Cantor and I live in the US. My grandparents are from London and their names where Sally (Sara) and Joe Cantor. Wonder if there is any relation to them?
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Hi Michael, there are no Cantors on WikiTree yet (http://www.wikitree.com/genealogy/santor) but you could make a start by joining.
If your grandparents are the Sara(h) Heller and Joseph Cantor who married in Poplar in 1929 then a bit of research will probably reveal lots of living relatives...
 
English Births, Deaths and Marriages are available free online at FreeBMD (http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)
Groom: CANTOR, Joseph
Bride: HELLER, Sarah
Registration district: Poplar
County: London
Year of registration: 1929
Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
Volume no: 1C
Page no: 890
 
This may be Joseph at home with parents and siblings in the English 1911 Census
(available at http://www.findmypast.co.uk/)...
CANTOR, Isaac Head Married M 43 1868 Wood Carver Russia Resident
CANTOR, Sarah Wife Married20 years F 44 1867 Russia Resident
CANTOR, Abraham Son Single M 19 1892 Wood Carver London Bethnal Green
CANTOR, Florence Daughter  Single  F 17 1894 Shorthand Typist  London Bethnal Green
CANTOR, Priscilla Daughter F 13 1898 School London Bethnal Green
CANTOR, Harris Son M 11 1900 School London Bethnal Green
CANTOR, Joseph Son M 5 1906 School London Bethnal Green
RG number: RG14 Piece: 1146 Reference: RG14PN1146 RG78PN38 RD11 SD5 ED7 SN137
Registration District: Hackney Sub District: South East Hackney Enumeration District: 7
Parish: St John At Hackney Address: 5 Shore Road S Hackney NE County: London
 
Other related records visible from a quick search follow in comments below...
by Wombat Allen G2G6 Mach 2 (22.1k points)
If this is the right family records indicate that all of Joseph's siblings got married and probably had families of their own...

Groom: CANTOR, Harris
Bride: MILLER, Tilly
Registration district: Leeds
County: Yorkshire
Year of registration: 1923
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Volume no: 9B
Page no: 945
 
Groom: LEVINGER, Abe S
Bride: CANTOR, Priscilla
Registration district: Hackney
County: London
Year of registration: 1920
Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
Volume no: 1B
Page no: 1077

Name: SERLIN, Mark
Name: CANTOR, Flora
Registration district: Hackney
County: London
Year of registration: 1921
Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
Volume no: 1B
Page no: 1092

Possible Marriages for Abraham...
CANTOR    Abraham        England    Yorkshire, Sheffield    1912
CANTOR    Abraham        England    Yorkshire, Hunslet    1913
CANTOR    Abraham        England    London, London City    1915
CANTOR    Abraham H    England    London, Whitechapel    1915
CANTOR    Abraham        England    London, St. George in The East    1922
CANTOR    Abraham        England    Yorkshire, Leeds North    1933
If Joseph and Sarah Heller are the right couple then it appears they had at least one son who may have got married once or twice, and had children of his own...
Name: CANTOR, David G
Registration district: Finsbury
County: London
Year of registration: 1935
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Mother's maiden name: Heller
Volume no: 1B
Page no: 727

Groom: CANTOR, David
Bride: DE BREUCKER, Elsie
Registration district: Paddington
County: London
Year of registration: 1956
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Spouse's last name De Breucker
Volume no: 5D
Page no: 422

Groom: CANTOR, David
Bride: HANCOCK, Carole L
Registration district: Harrow
County: Middlesex
Year of registration: 1962
Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
Volume no: 5F
Page no: 765

Name: CANTOR, Tracy C
Registration district: Harrow
County: Middlesex
Year of registration: 1964
Quarter of registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
Mother's maiden name: Hancock
Volume no: 5F
Page no: 635

Name: CANTOR, Suzanne Nicola
Registration district: Brent
County: Middlesex
Year of registration: 1970
Quarter of registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
Mother's maiden name: Hancock
Volume no: 5A
Page no: 1697

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