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200. Wertheimer Family of Vienna
I am searching for my father’s two brothers and their families: Wertheimer Oskar
Wertheimer Gaston, both families were residents of Vienna, Austria in 1938
199. ALEKSANDER SOSNOWSKI or ANTONJA SOSNOWSKA
Searching to find out more about my grandfather ALEKSANDER SOSNOWSKI AND HIS DAUGHTER ANTONJA SOSNOWSKA (REFERENCRE #577 AND #578), who perished hiding two little girls of Jewish nationality (Ucia and Cinnia Fuchs) on February 24, 1944 in Zawadka near Kalusz.'
I would be very grateful, to be able to find out , more about this tragedy. I am the oldest in my family and I am unable to get informatiom from witnesses of these events. Perhaps one should try to get help from INSTYTUT-WYDAWNICTWO (Institute-Publishing House) which, perhaps, have some documents on basis of which it published (the names) of the 700 murdered? Respecfully, JAN GROMEK
198. Harms, Tann or Gutenburg
I am looking for family by the name of Harms, Tann or Gutenburg.
Sharon L. Mcguire, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
197. Derwinska or Luta
My name is James Luta. I am trying to locate information about my family. I know they were immigrants from Poland and settled near New York. The only family members who knew anything wouldn't speak of the holocaust era and have since past. If you have any information on my family please contact me. The last names are Luta and Derwinska. I have tried all types of searches and haven't found anything. Thank you and God bless!! My e-mail is email@example.com
I am looking for our family in poland not sure what part ... the name that was given to them at elllis island was Danielak Stanley was first name not sure if there was a different spelling but my dad born in new haven connecticut in 1921.. his parents came from poland his mothers name here is grabowski her first name is alexandra .. or anna... her family was in poland and she was sending money to them from usa and then had not heard anything else the town were she lived someone told her her family were allt aken to the camps she was catholic but her family I think was hiding jewish families... so don't know muc more then that I think she was near krakow if that helps but simi liar spelling of her name would help me find some family that was there
thank you Barbara Danielak
195. Mosie and Zosia Lifschitz
I am looking for information on the family of Lifschitz relatives of Nathan. Two individuals with the names of Mosie and Zosia Lifschitz were hid from the Nazis and by Irena Get Opydyke . My grandfather’s name if Nathan Lifschitz , who was born in Poland, emigrated to the US in the early 1900’s . I am doing research to determine if these individuals or any others are related to my family. If so would like to communicate. Marlene Roy mroyedu.at.optonline.net
194. Markisohn, Beno and Erzsebet (Freud)
My name is Paul Markison I'm a Holocaust surviver.I would like to find out if there are any records of my parents. Who perished in the Camps in 1944-45.My father's name is Markisohn, Beno, born 1890 July 12th. in Hungary, and died 1944 December in Aushwitz.
My mother's name is: Markisohn, Erzsebet (born Freud, Erzsebet.) born in Hungary in 1903 May 18th. Died in Bergenbelzen in 1945 January. MarkisonFreedom@AOL.com March 16th 2009
193. Seeking Children of de Geuzen
My father ran an underground organization out of Amsterdam during ww2 called “de geuzen”. It’s purpose was to take children out of Amsterdam and place them in freisland or Groningen. Hundreds of children passed through his doors safely, up until his groups arrest. I am looking for any children how may have passed through themselves or known someone who went into hiding around this time and used my farther resisitance group. If you have any information that could help me please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org any little lead will be invalualable for me. thank you for your time and patience. Denise Meyler
192. Child of Survivors born in Poland
My name is Laura I am the child of a survivor of the Holocaust. My Mother was born in central Poland in 1932. She eventually was taken with her mother as forced labor on a German farm. Her father was taken at the beginning of the war. I have so many questions and am having trouble finding a site that can help. I have many of their documents. Do you know of any web sites that might help me locate information about what my grandfather did during the war and other such questions? Thank you for your time.
191. Josephine and Arnold Weiss
My grandma told me about two of my relatives, that were in the holocaust and survived. I really want to learn more about them, because I think that its very important to know your family backround. I am currently studying the Holocaust in school and it makes it more interesting for me, because I have relatives who actually went through that. Well, anyways I don't have the recources to fidn information on these relatives. Could you help?
Their names are Josephine and Arnold Weiss. They were from Austria and my grandma believes that they were in Auschwitz. If you could respond to this message and let me know what you can do, if you can do anything it would be great.
Marion Engelhardt, Maria Wardach, Roman and Maria Gumul
I am looking for the families of Marion Engelhardt , wife Maria Wardach
Roman Gumul wife Maria Gumul. They survived and lived in the US until their
deaths. I need to find out obout any relatives of theirs that either died
or was left behind in Poland during and or before or after WWII. Thanks,
Sheryl L. Smith email@example.com
Polish Grandfather - POW
I came across your
wonderful website after finding out about the book "The Forgotten Holocaust".
As a child of a Polish survivor, I have long been curious about my family.
Only my grandmother and her six children made it to the USA after being
liberated from a camp. My grandfather had been a Polish POW and the family
didn't find out about him until after they had already moved to the USA.
He stayed in Poland. I am interested in finding out more of my family's
story and to find any relatives who might be in Poland. firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking Victims of Antimalarial Medications
Dear Mrs Schwartz,
I was interested to read your web pages documenting atrocities committed
during the second world war in Nazi concentration camps. In particular,
my interest is in finding information regarding the use of unwilling victims
to perfect antimalarial medications. Although, some information has surfaced
more recently, which is cited in my recent review [which I can send if
you are interested], I would be interested to hear from you regarding
anyone who has first hand knowledge or documentation that is not commonly
available. Naturally, I am aware of the Nuremberg data but there seems
to be little documentation on those experimented upon, especially polish
Clergy at Dachau. Since I am an amateur historian but full time researcher
in malaria medications I am interested in publicizing the plight of these
unwilling victims that led to the perfection of antimalarial medications
that are now used by millions but unknowingly taken for granted. My suspicion
is that many of them were Russian or Polish nationals. In any event, I
would be interested to hear from you, Kind Regards, Dr Fyaz M. D. Ismail
Medicinal Chemistry Research Group, School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular
sciences. Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, Liverpool L3
3AF, United Kingdom, Europe. fyaz.ismail at gmail.com
I would be most grateful
for anyone who has recollections of my father's family in Warsaw, before
World War II. My paternal grandparents were LEON AND RACHEL Bursztejn;
their four children were Izrael (my father), Nison, Anna, and Sara Lena.
They lived on Nowolipki Street, very near a hospital operated by Polish
Protestants, and near a German-owned pharmacy called Siep. My grandfather,
Leon, operated a wholesale food imports business.Nancy Agnew - 7applesatcharter.net
Jozsefne Lilber nee Terez Wertheimer
After all these years, I still don't know when and where my mother died.
She was taken to the O-Budai brick factory on November 15, 1944. Her name:
Silber Jozsefne, maiden name Terez Wertheimer. Born November 16, 1905,
Vac, Hungary. Our address was: Szekely Bertalan utca 2B Budapest, Hungary.
I'm the only surviving member of my family. I was 8 years old. I have
tried to get information from Red Cross and from Yad Vashem. No record
was find. I'm going to be 73 yrs old pretty soon. Need a closure. Claire
Thomas Gecek and Marija Zoubala
is Smiljana Gecek and I am looking for any information about my Granddad
brother THOMAS GECEK and Family. Thomas went to France 1925., and married
MARIJA ZOUBALA in France (she was Polish). They had son Jean-Michel Gecek
whom died in Paris 1937., and daughter call Jacqueline Gecek (she be about
76y.old now). Thomas and Marija Gecek went to Poland about 1938. We have
no more information. Please give any information about Family ZOUBALA
or GECEK. Thanx.
Pomikala and Miasga
I am searching
for my gg grandparents Antoni Pomikala and Hedvigis Miasga. They had a
daughter named Francisca Pomikala who married Thomas Pastula. Francisca
and Thomas had a son Antoni Pastula b.March 03, 1920 in Widelka, Poland
(my grandfather).My grandparents Antoni and Luba Plesak b. May 14, 1922
in Rawa Ruska, came to America in 1953 after being in the concentration
camps working in German factories through forced labor. Luba's mother
and father were: Michael Plesak and Maria Serafin, her siblings were,
Joseph, Alena and Trofam. I have no information on parents and siblings
except for there names. Thank you in advance for any information, Stephanie
Zahl, Zahle, Sahl, Sahle, Zaal?
years of geneological research has established my European Jewish lineage
is as below. But now we have hit the wall. It is likely records were lost
during the numerous wars between 1805 and 1947. I have contacted a Zahl
still living in Poland, but he has less record than we do & can make no
documented family link. He states the family name has variously been translated
phonetically into english as: Zahl, Zahle, Sahl, Sahle, Zaal, Saal, Zaale
& Saale. Also, how would this family name origionally appear in Hebrew.
Carl Frederick Wilhelm Zahl b. 1805c. Polydarn (?) Germany m(1835.c) Johanne
Runge Children: Wilhelm, Fredericke, August Carl Fredrich, Carl. Wilhelm:
b. (1839c) ?. Germany. Remained in Germany. Fredericke: b.(1842c) Gerswalde,
Germany. Migration: Ship ‘Caesar Godeffroy’ out of Hamburg 21/12/1862.
Carl 55y.o., Johanne 53y.o., Frederiche 20y.o., August 14y.o., Carl 11y.o.
August Carl Fredrich Zahl b. 20/3/1848. Gerswalde, Prussia. m(1835.c)
Johanne Runge dau. Frederick Johann Jacob Guth Rosina Catherine Andreas.
Carl August Zahl b. 14/12/1850.c Gerswalde, Prussia. m. 7/3/1873 Wilhelmine
Muller b. 1856, Brandenberg, Germany. email@example.com
Kulesza - Wierzbno
I am searching
for family members or relatives of Stefan Kulesza who was born in 1898
in Wierzbno , Poland . According to records kept at the Dachau Concentration
Camp during WWII, Stefan was a farmer and died there on October 24, 1942.
Any information or leads would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Please
contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ber Lebental from Warszawa, Polska
is Leonard LeBental my father was Ber Lebantal from Warszawa. He had a
brother Miotek. They survived Therensienstadt as children. According to
my father, all of his siblings and his parents Did not survive. Miotek
moved to Israel and we have not heard from him or his family. If anyone
has Any information regarding my family please email to: email@example.com.
(My family name in Latvia was American
spelling) Eprhiam & Hanna and their sons including David Dachman, a member
of the Russian army during WWII.
is Usher Krasowsky and I am a holocaust servivor and am looking to find
out if any of my family have survived from the concentration camps. The
last time I heard they were in Bedzin until 1943 in the ghetto. There
names are as follows: My father's name was Kopel Krasowki My mother's
name was Zelda My sister's name was Chana Krasowski and she had a son
2 or 3 years old whose name was Moniak. My sister's name was Chutka Krasowki
My sister's name was Tola Krasowski who was eight or nine years old when
I left. My brother's name was Wolf Krasowski and was taken away to the
slave labour camps in 1940 or 1941.
My husband is still
trying to find if any of his family survived the camps. Their names were
Kopel, Zelda, Chana, Cutka, Wolfe,Tola. These were his family names. All
were Krasowski. They lived in Bedzin. We have been told that Chana was
the last to leave from the ghetto. She had a young son by the name of
Moishe. We were mailed a picture of my sister Chana and a cousin Rachel,
but with no story as to where these pictures were taken. All were sent
out from the ghetto in 1943, except my brother who went to the labour
camp. After my husband was liberated he looked all over the camps in Germany
and went to Poland in search, but had to escape because there was a progom
in Kelce in 1946. He came to Canada in 1947 and has been searching since
then for any information about his family and cousins. If you have any
information for me, or can publish this information on some site we would
appreciate it. My husband's name is Usher Krasowsky. My e-mail address
Krywol and Janowicz Families
I am looking for my
father born in Czestochowa in Poland 22/8/1906.(son of Klemens Krywol
and Maria Janowicz). In 1942 he was in Treblinka Camp. In 1944 he participated
in Polish Resistance and in October November 1944 he was transported to
German Camp STALAG XB. I am looking also for the family KRYWOL and JANOWICZ
. May be you can help me to find the informations. It is very important
for me. Kind regards JOANNA KRYWOL BLAISON
I desperately need your help. I recently found out that
my great grand father's family was jewish. I am trying to find more informations
about the "Gaillard" family migrating in the island of Haiti.
The only thing so far that i know is that they came from France. The last
name "Gaillard" might have been an alias to leave to country at the time,
but i'm not sure. If you could be of any help, please do contact me at:
Bella Gross Balassa and children, Paul, Rozsie and Klari -
I would like to know
what happened to my great-grandmother, Bella Gross Balassa, and her son,
Paul, and daughters, Rozsie and Klari. Paul was captured by the Gestapo
and never seen again. He helped many Jews escape out of Hungary before
he was captured himself. Bella and her daughters were boarded onto trains
in Budapest to be sent to work camps and never seen again. My great-grandmother
was already elderly by then, and my great-aunts must have been in their
mid to late thirties. As far as I know they were not Jewish, but had dark
hair and eyes which I inherited. I was always told by my Grandfather that
I looked just like my great-grandmother, Bella. My grandfather, Dr.
Leslie (Laszlo) Balassa, who went to Vienna University in the
twenties and earned his degree in Chemistry, had already emigrated to
the U.S., in the early thirties. One little girl of my great uncle, Paul
Balassa, was born in a concentration camp, Klari, and later emigrated
from Budapest to Paris, France, with her prodigy pianist son, my second
cousin, Nicholas Balassa Zsivkov, who we have also now lost contact with
but who I believe is still in France. But I am most concerned about the
fates of my great-grandmother, Bella Gross Balassa, and great Aunts, Rozsie,
and Klari, and what happened to them and if there is any accounting anywhere
as to their fates.Thank you for reading the story of my family and please
contact me if you know of any means for finding out more about what may
have happened to them, through the Hungarian government or otherwise.
Alicia Balassa-Clark firstname.lastname@example.org
Anna Rebincatova - Born in Sanok in Poland - May 26, 1926
I am looking for information about my grandmother's family.
Her name was Anna Rebinçatova, she was born in Sanok in Poland on the
26th of May, 1926. She was deported to a German labour camp either in
1939 or 1940. Following the war, she was transported/rehomed (?) in the
Czech Republic. I have not had any luck as yet with the Polish authorities
in finding a birth certificate at least. According to my mother, my grandmother
was Catholic, but we have no way of verifying this. I have also not been
able to find out when she arrived the Czech Republic. She married Ivan
Lipcej from Lwow. I have not been able to find out anything about her
husband and my mother does not know anything at all. My grandmother was
very reluctant to talk about her past, and told my mother that some things
are best forgotten. I am trying to find out anything I can about my grandmother's
family so I can at least pass something of our family onto my 2 children.
If anyone has any advice or information I would be very grateful.
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