The Family of Abraham Schwab — Mayer u. Riecke SCHWAB

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Abraham Schwab came from a family with deep roots in the southwestern region of Thüringen, or Sachsen-Meiningen as it was called earlier. The records of the Jewish Congregation/ Gemeinde of Marisfeld allow us to trace the Schwab family back to the late 1700s. To date, we don’t know a great deal more about the other members of Abraham’s family than what we present below.

  • Mayer Meier Elias SCHWAB, b. abt 1790, d. 17 Feb 1857 Marisfeld
  • ∞ Riecke/Rike LEVI, d. 03 Dec 1867 Marisfeld
  •      1. Löb Meier SCHWAB, b. 14 Jul 1809 Marisfeld, d. 15 Feb 1845 Marisfeld
  •      1. Seckel Meier SCHWAB, b. 30 Aug 1812 Marisfeld, d. 10 Jan 1875 Marisfeld
  •      1. Rös/Regine SCHWAB, b. 30 May 1815 Marisfeld
  •      ∞ Gumpel FRIEDMANN
  •      1. Juddith SCHWAB, b. 08 Oct 1817 Marisfeld
  •      1. Michal SCHWAB, b. 01 Feb 1820 Marisfeld
  •      1. Elias SCHWAB, b. 03 Jun 1822 Marisfeld, d. 10 Jul 1881 Themar
  •      ∞ (01 Sep 1852) Betty/Betti SCHLESINGER, b. 01 Sep 1824 Walldorf/Werra, d. 16 Feb 1888 Themar
  •           2. Max SCHWAB, b. 26 Aug 1853 Marisfeld, d. Jun 1875 Marisfeld
  •           2. Abraham SCHWAB, b. 02 Sep 1860 Marisfeld, d. 28 Mar 1937 Themar
  •           ∞ Regina EPSTEIN, b. 02 Feb 1856 Eisenach, d. 06 Oct 1933 Themar
  •                3. Oskar SCHWAB, b. 16 Feb 1890 Themar, d. 11 Dec 1972 Hartford/Conn.
  •                ∞ Frieda STEINDLER, b. 01 May 1888 Cham, d. 11 Mar 1970 Hartford/Conn.
  •                     4. Egon SCHWAB, b. 22 Nov 1922 Schleusingen, d. 25 May 1933 Schleusingen
  •                3. Berta SCHWAB, b. 15 Jun 1893 Themar, 1939 to Shanghai, d. 24 Feb 1948 Conn/USA
  •                ∞ Paul ROSENGARTEN, b. 14 Mar 1893 Herbede, 1939 to Shanghai, d. 26 Nov 1953 Contra Costa/Ca.
  •                     4. Manfred ROSENGARTEN, b. 15 Jul 1921 Themar,1939 to Shanghai, d. 01 Nov 1987 Martinez/Ca
  •                     4. Erich ROSENGARTEN, b. 27 Nov 1922 Themar, 1939 to Shanghai, d. 23 Aug 2002 Boston/Ma.
  • Elias Schwab Familien Register

    Marisfeld Jewish Family Register. Source: Family Search Library.

Marisfeld Friedhof 123

Source:,,Marisfeld Friedhof,” alemannia-judaica

If you have any information or questions about the Schwab family of Marisfeld, which you would like to share, please contact Sharon Meen @ s.meen79@gmail.com or smeen@mail.ubc.ca. We would be pleased to hear from you.