Descendants List: Mendel & Sarah (née Gutmann) WERTHEIMER

The Nachkommenliste/Descendants List identifies family members born before 1945 both in Germany and in the United States. It is as accurate as can be as of 1 September 2015, based on the sources listed below. Links to internet sources have been inserted wherever possible. Should a reader of this page have any additional information, please let us know. We welcome additions, corrections, and questions.

As well, please see the story of Minnie Marks, née Wertheimer, and her grandson, Lloyd Marx, and their 1921 summer trip to visit relatives in Germany. 

  • Mendel WERTHEIMER, b. 20 May 1808, d. 28 Oct 1873 [Themar]
  • ∞ Sarah GUTMANN, b. 24 Oct 1826 Gleicherwiesen, d. 05 Oct 1885 [Themar]
  •     1. Selig WERTHEIMER, b. 19 Sep 1850 Marisfeld, d. 21 April 1856 Marisfeld
  •     1. Jacob WERTHEIMER, b. 15 Feb 1853 Marisfeld
  •     1. Abraham WERTHEIMER, b. 20 Oct 1859 Marisfeld, d. 21 Dec 1912 Chemnitz (n1)
  •       ∞ Rosalie/Rosi LINDENFELD, b. 05 Dec 1869 Kassel, d. aft 1947 (survivor, in Deggendorf Camp 1947)
  •           2. Alice WERTHEIMER, b. 30 Jun 1893 Chemnitz, m. 12 May 1918, deported to Minsk
  •           ∞ Kurt Siegfried GLASER, b. 12 May 1892 Zitau, d. 06 Feb 1982 Hamburg
  •               3. Marianne GLASER, b. 04 Jan 1922
  •           2. Charlotte Flora WERTHEIMER, b. 07 Jan 1896 Chemnitz,  to Uruguay 1941, ∞ 1918
  •           ∞ Adolf WASSERMANN, b. 18 Sep 1882 Bautzen, to Uruguay 1941
  •                3. Hans Alexander WASSERMANN, b. 23 Sep 1919 Chemnitz, 1938 to Argentina
  •                3. Ursula WASSERMANN, b. 11 Dec 1920 Chemnitz, 1938 to Argentina
  •                 ∞ Peter ELKAN
  •                     4. A. ELKAN
  •                     4. C. ELKAN
  •     1. Louis WERTHEIMER, b. 04 Oct 1855 Marisfeld, d. 25 Apr 1902 Themar
  •      ∞ Emma FRANKENBERG, b. 21 Sep 1855 Marisfeld, d. 6 Sep 1912 Themar
  •           2. Bella WERTHEIMER, b. 9 Nov 1883 Themar
  •           ∞ Richard KLOECHNER, b. 1 Oct 1882 Utka Sensburg
  •           2. Milton WERTHEIMER, b. 17 Jan 1886, murdered Auschwitz 1944
  •           ∞ Bella WERTHEIMER, b. 17 Dec 1890 Themar, 1942 deported to Belzyce Ghetto, murdered
  •           2. Nathan WERTHEIMER, b. 3 Mar 1890 Themar, emigrated Argentina
  •           ∞ Elsa FRANKENBERG, b. 1897 Coburg, d. 21 Oct 1955 Argentina
  •      1. Julius WERTHEIMER, b. 6 Nov 1857 Marisfeld, d. 1 Feb 1926 Sudenberg, m. 1892
  •       ∞ Henriette LINDENFELD, b. 19 May 1870 Kassel
  •           2. Edith WERTHEIMER
  •           2. Erich WERTHEIMER, b. 08 Jan 1893 Magdeburg, deported fr. Amsterdam, murdered Feb 1945 Buchenwald KZ
  •           ∞ Louise-Martha MAHLENDORF, b. abt 1901, d. 7 Feb 1964 Amsterdam
  •           2. Alfred WERTHEIMER, b. 12 April 1895 Magdeburg, 06.1938 to USA, d. 25 Feb 1987 NY/NY
  •           ∞ Marion WARNER, b. 12 Feb 1906 Frankfurt a/Main, d. 27 Dec 1986 NY/NY
  •           2. Edgar WERTHEIMER, b. 06 Aug 1907 Magdeburg, 1937 to USA, d. 5 Feb 1982 NY/NY
  •           ∞ Roslyn SHAPIRO, b. 05 Dec 1915, d. Jul 1979 NY/NY
  •     1. Minna/Minnie WERTHEIMER, b. 20 May 1862 Marisfeld, 1880 to USA, m. 23 Mar 1886,
  •     d. 07 Jan 1947 Brooklyn/NY
  •       ∞ Lewis/Louis MARKS, b. Apr 1856 London/Eng, d. 12 Dec 1908 Brooklyn/NY
  •           2. Bertha/Beatrice MARKS, b. Feb 1887 Brooklyn/NY, d. 1916 Brooklyn
  •            ∞ Gustave MARX, b. 20 Apr 1876 Bruchsal, d. Jun 1965 NY/NY
  •                3. Lloyd MARX, b. 24 Jul 1915 Brooklyn/NY, ∞ 19 May 1938, d. 26 May 1988 NY/NY
  •                ∞ Dorothy Hampton, b. abt 1916 Wautseka/Illinois, d. 2007
  •           2. Elizabeth MARKS, b. 1888 Brooklyn/NY, d. 24 Nov 1888 Brooklyn/NY
  •           2. Milton MARKS, b. abt 1889 Brooklyn/NY
  •           2. Rebecca/Bessie MARKS, b. 25 Mar 1892 Brooklyn/NY
  •           2. Henry MARKS, b. abt 1897 Brooklyn/NY
  •           2. Raymond MARKS, b. abt 1898 Brooklyn/NY
  •          2. Harry Percy MARKS, b. 18 Aug 1901 Brooklyn/NY, d. 19 Aug 1901 Brooklyn/NY
  •      1. Albert WERTHEIMER, b. 16 May 1866 Marisfeld, d. 25 Apr 1938 Plauen
  •      ∞ Therese ROSENBAUM, b. 21 Dec 1878 Immenshausen, deported 10 May 1942 Belzyce Ghetto
  •           2. Irma Johanna WERTHEIMER, b. 07 Oct 1908 Plauen, d. 2005 NY/NY,
  •           ∞ Leo KLIPSTEIN, b. 20 Jan 1902 Hannover, d. Feb 1977 Lugano/Switz.
  •                3. Ursula (Janine) KLIPSTEIN, b. 07 Dec 1930 Plauen,  d. 2016, m. 1959
  •                ∞ Kenneth Gimpelmann, b. 8 Jun 1922 Vinitza/Ukraine, 1940 to USA, d. 16 Jul 1982 USA
  •           2. Suse WERTHEIMER, b. 22 Oct 1910 Plauen, deported fr. Amsterdam, declared dead 31 May 1945
  •           ∞ Werner Rudolf FELIX, b. 13 Jul 1907, deported fr. Amsterdam, murdered 31 Aug 1944 [Auschwitz]
  •      1. Leopold WERTHEIMER, b. 16 May 1866 Marisfeld, 1936 to Holland, d. 16 Feb 1939 Amsterdam
  •       ∞ Helene LAMM, b. 27 Feb 1878 Erfurt, 1936 to Holland, 1942-1943 deported, survived.

NOTES:
1. The information about the family of Abraham/Adolf Wertheimer comes from J. Nitsche & R. Richer.

SOURCES:
Databases:

  1. Das Bundesarchiv, Memorial Book: Victims of the Persecution of Jews under the National Socialist Tyranny in Germany 1933 -1945
  2. Jüdischer Friedhof Chemnitz, che-470
  3. Jüdische Gemeinde Marisfeld (Kr. Hildburghausen), Matrikel, 1768-1936. Koblenz: Bundesarchiv, 1958.
  4. Jüdische Gemeinde Themar (Kr. Hildburghausen). Matrikel 1820-1938, Koblenz: Bundesarchiv 1958.
  5. Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952. Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics.
  6. National Archives at New York City; Court of Common Pleas for the City and County of New York (617-618); ARC Number: 5324244; ARC Title: Petitions for Naturalization, 1793-1906; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; Record Group Number: 85
  7. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Soundex Index to Petitions for Naturalizations Filed in Federal, State, and Local Courts in New York City, 1792-1906 (M1674); Microfilm Serial: M1674; Microfilm Roll: 291
  8. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; NARA Series: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 – March 31, 1925; Roll #: 1539; Volume #: Roll 1539 – Certificates: 8626-8999, 24 Mar 1921-25 Mar 1921
  9. “New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949,” Family Search database.
  10. New York State Census, 1905, 1915, 1925.
  11. Year: 1900; Census Place: Brooklyn Ward 11, Kings, New York; Roll: 1050; Page: 19B; Enumeration District: 0157; FHL microfilm: 1241050
  12. United States Federal Census, 1900-1940
  13. Witter, Katharina. Auswanderung aus dem Herzogtum Sachsen Meiningen.
  14. Wolf, Siegfried, ed.,Juden in Thüringen: Biographischen Daten 1933-1943, vol 2, 2001
  15. Yad Vashem, Pages of Testimony. 
  16. Year: 1921; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 3020; Line: 10; Page Number: 40

Other: 

  1. Centre for Holocaust Education, London, Photocard 5: Klipstein family. 
  2. Claudia Freila, “Alice Glaser, geb. Wertheimer,” in Berlin-Minsk: Unvergessene Lebensgeschichten
  3. ‘Juden im Lager Deggendorf,’ AUFBAU 19 Oct 1945 p.20
  4. Nitsche, Jürgen und Ruth Röcher, eds. Juden in Chemnitz: die Geschichte der Gemeinde und ihrer Mitglieder: mit einer Dokumentation des jüdischen Friedhofs. Jüdischen Gemeinde Chemnitz. Dresden: Sandstein, 2002
  5. Wertheimer, James H. Collection, Museum of Jewish Heritage.