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What we know about Merzbach in California:

Bertha Merzbach (also spelled Merzebach) married   George Fisher in 1895. She was 23; he was 34  
Charles Merzbach – in 1867 he was 48; so born 1819; in Prussia;
-occupation listed as a “capitalist”
-lived 535 Clay St.
-naturalized Sept. 2, 1857 in San Francisco
http://www.sfgenealogy.com/sf/1867g/sfgr67ma.htm
Eva Merzbach Eva Merzbach (widow of Felix) 1922 Census lists
Felix (?? is this the same Felix as F.H. above with different dates?) - 1870 census lists him as a music teacher (!) from Prussia; 24 years old; born in 1846; listed as having $400 (which is not bad compared to others on the list!)  
Felix Herman
?? same as Flelix

– attorney -1890 census Born in Germany; he was 21 in 1872; born
- had an infant son who died in 1885
- had another son in 1885
- in 1905 he is listed as a member of the CERCLE FRANCÁIS San Francisco OFFICERS & MEMBERS, living at 426 California St

Main 463.Atty., Clunie Bldg.

Geary 2083. 2318 Clay.

 

 

 

http://www.sfgenealogy.com/sf/1903t/t3t176.htm
from an 1890 SF City directory Telephone entries

Gustav - clerk for Bauer Brothers - 1890 census
- 1922 Census lists: Gustave Merzbach (wife Anna) - musician
http://www.sfgenealogy.com/cgs/namesmcn.htm
Julius – furnishing goods - 1890 census
– lived 708 McAllister
- Born in Prussia; he was 25 in 1868: born in 1843 or 1844
-had a daughter born 1885
-had a daughter born 1874
-had a son born in 1871
-appears on delinquent tax list 1867
-died 1909; crematorium – records are there
http://www.sfgenealogy.com/cgs/namesmcn.htm
Hannah died in 1893 ... age 45 ...1893D-3768  
S. H. Merzbach Capp 1278.r.
404 Capp.
http://www.sfgenealogy.com/sf/1903t/t3t176.htm
from an 1890 SF City directory Telephone entries
Silva H

– music teacher
- 1890 census– lived 708 McAllister
-same as Silirus?? Who was born in Prussia;
- 22 in 187, ie born in 1849 or 1850
-married Miriam nee Goldstein 1891, who died Feb 11, 1893
- they had infant son who died on Dec. 9, 1893
- had a son born 1898
- - Silvius (!) married at age 43 (therefore 1892 if this chronology is correct) Stella Jacobs (age 24)
- also spelled Sylvius

- died 1907; crematorium – records are there

http://www.sfgenealogy.com/cgs/namesmcn.htm