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Chemnitz
GERMANY



 



SCHLOMO FLEISCHMAN
with son Sigmund and grandson Willi
1910
 



ERNA FLEISCHMAN
cir 1920s


Schlomo seated left, Sigmund right, Willi standing.
Schlomo Fleischman was born and died in Tarnopol, Ukraine. His son Sigmund was born in Tarnopol, but he moved to Dresden and later to Chemnitz. Sigmund's son Willi was born in Dresden, leaving in 1938 for Shanghai. In 1947 he immigrated to San Francisco with his family. The photo above was taken during one of Schlomo's visits with his family in Chemnitz, Germany.

 


Erna was the daughter of Sigmund and Clara.
Born  in 1901 in Dresden, she married Tobias Rottenberg. They had three children: Siegfried, Rita and Wolfgang.
The entire family perished in Treblinka in 1942.

 



WILLI, ERNA AND GERTRUD FLEISCHMAN
Chemnitz, Germany
cir 1915-6

Willi was born in 1894 in Dresden, Gertrud in 1895, and Erna in 1901. Willi immigrated to the United States; Erna perished in Treblinka  in 1942, and Gertrude in Auschwitz in 1943. During the time the photo above was taken, the family lived in Chemnitz.

 

THE FLEISCHMAN FAMILY
Chemnitz, Germany
1924

 

 

In the photograph above of the Fleischman family, Sigmund (Sussia) is seated on the far right. Behind him stands his son Willi, and Dora, his wife. Next to Dora stands Erna, and to her right, Gertrud. Grandmother Clara is seated in the center of the photograph, holding Harry on her knees. Shimon is seated on the left, on whose knees sits Zigbart.

 

 

SIGMUND FLEISCHMAN
AND HIS GRANDCHILDREN
Chemnitz, Germany
1925

This is Sigmund (Sussia) Fleischman with twins (grandchildren) Harry (on right) and Zigbart (on left) Silberman and their dog.
The twins used to come every vacation to Chemnitz from Dresden, to visit their grandparents.



 

 


 

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