The Family of Löb & Jette (née Hermann) FRANKENBERG

The Nackommenliste/Descendants List below identifies members of the Löb and Jette Frankenberg born in Germany before 1945. The information comes from the sources identified below. We welcome further contributions, comments, and corrections.

Please note: The word ‘murdered’ is used as defined in the Yad Vashem Database as follows: “During the Shoah, Jews were murdered in a variety of ways, among them gassing, shooting, burning, drowning or burial alive, exhaustion through forced labor, starvation, epidemic diseases, deprivation of medical care and minimal hygienic conditions, and more.”

  • Löb FRANKENBERG, b. 16 May 1816 Marisfeld, d. 9 Oct 1894 Themar
  • ∞ Jette HERMANN, b. 24 Aug 1826 Henrichs, d. 23 Jul 1903 Themar
    • 1. Nathan FRANKENBERG, b. 28 Aug 1853 Marisfeld, d. 18 Jan 1920 Themar
    • ∞ (19 June 1883) Bertha ROSENTHAL, b. 18 Sep 1856 Berkach, d. 04 May 1942 Essen
      • 2. Ida FRANKENBERG, b. 2 Apr 1884 Themar, murdered Riga
      • ∞ Julius KATZ, b. 9 Oct 1877 Hannover, murdered Riga
        • 3. Siegfried [Schlomo] Katz, b. Hannover
        • 3. Hilda Herzberger, b. Hannover
        • ∞ NN
        • 4. NN Herzberger
        • ∞ NN Halima
        • 5. Ronit Halima
      • 2. Rosa FRANKENBERG, b. 10 Sep 1885 Themar, d. 24 Jun 1888 Themar
      • 2. Martha FRANKENBERG, b. 27 Aug 1887 Themar, murdered abt. Oct 1944 Auschwitz
      • ∞ Leopold KATZ, b. 1876 Hannover, murdered 2 July 1944 Theresienstadt
        • 3. Siegmund Werner Katz, b. 4 Jan 1917 Dinslaken, ? to Sweden
        • 3. Norbert Günther KATZ, b. 15 Jul 1923 Dinslaken, murdered 14 Mar 1945 Kaufering/Dachau
      • 2. Arthur FRANKENBERG, b. 02 Aug 1892 Themar, d. 06 Aug 1897 Themar
      • 2. Lucie FRANKENBERG, b. 15 Jul 1923 Themar, murdered 30 Nov 1941 Riga Rumbala
      • ∞ Leopold HEINEMANN, b. 19 July 1894 Halberstadt, murdered 30 Nov 1941 Riga Rumbala
      • 2. Hilda FRANKENBERG, b. 19 Oct 1890 Themar, d. 12 Mar 1938 Würzburg
      • ∞ Louis SANDER, b. 30 May 1889 Hurl, 1939 to Shanghai, d. 111 Sep 1968 St. Louis/USA
        • 3. Marion SANDER, b. 28 Jun 1923 Themar, 21 Nov 2009 California/USA
        • 3. Norbert SANDER, b. 18 Jul 1921 Themar, murdered 20 April 1941 Hadamar Euthanasie
      • 2. Doris FRANKENBERG, b. 19 Jun 1898 Themar, 1944 deported to Theresienstadt/survived, d. 4 Jan 1970 Dinslaken
      • ∞ Karl LORENZEN, b. 1898, d. post-1945 (non-Jewish)
      • 2. Ilma FRANKENBERG, b. 03 Dec 1903 Themar, d. 17 Sep 1906 Themar
    • 1. Emma FRANKENBERG, b. 21 Sep 1855 Marisfeld, d. 6 Sep 1912 Themar
    • ∞ Louis WERTHEIMER, b. 4 Oct 1855 Marisfeld, d. 25 Apr 1902 Themar
      • 2. Bella WERTHEIMER, b. 9 Nov 1883 Themar, d. 1962 Berlin
      • ∞ Richard KLÖCKNER, b. 1 Oct 1882 Utka/Sensberg, 2 Oct 1958 Berlin
        • 3. Irma KLÖCKNER, b. 3 Feb 1907 Themar, d. 1990 Berlin
        • Hans BÜNNING, b. 24 Jun 1901 Lögumkloster/Tondern, d. 25 Apr 1945 Berlin
          • 4. Gernoth BÜNNING, b. 1 May 1933 Lübben/Brandenburg, d. 25 Aug 1959 Marburg-Biedenkopf
          • ∞ Else MANTHEY
          • 4. Sigrid BÜNNING, b. 9 Nov 1934 Lübben/Brandenburg, d. 1974 Berlin
          • ∞ Johannes MEYER, d. Berlin
          • ∞ Franz NIETSCH, d. 1983/84
        • 2. Milton WERTHEIMER, b. 17 Jan 1886, 1936 to Holland murdered Auschwitz 1944
      • Bella WERTHEIMER, b. 1890 Themar, 1942 deported to Belzyce Ghetto, murdered District Lublin
      • 2. Nathan WERTHEIMER, b. 3 Mar 1890 Themar, 1938 to Buenos Aires, d. 16 Jun 1955 Bahia Blanca
      • ∞ Else FRANKENBERG, b. 27 Oct 1897 Coburg, 1938 to Argentina, d. 7 Jul 1970 Buenos Aires
        • 3. Edith WERTHEIMER, b. 8 Feb 1926 Coburg, 1938 to Buenos Aires, d. 14 Aug 2016 Buenos Aires
        • ∞ Arthur/Arturo LEVY, b. 6 Mar 1920 Steimel/Rheinland-Palatinate, ? to Argentinien, d. 14 Jul 2004 Buenos Aires
          • 4. Rudolfo Roberto LEVY, b. 1 Jan 1946 Rivera/Arg, d. 19 Jun 2015 Buenos Aires
          • 4. Mario Alfredo LEVY, b. 24 Sept 1947 Caruhe/Arg.
          • 4. Jorge (George) LEVY, b. 14 Nov 1954 Rivera/Arg
          • 4. Andrea Fabiana LEVY, b. 14 May 1964 Buenos Aires
    • 1. Sara FRANKENBERG, b. 10 Aug 1857 Marisfeld, d. 21 April 1941 Themar
    • 1. Samuel FRANKENBERG, b. 20 Dec 1859 Marisfeld, d. 1936 Schleusingen, m.
    • ∞ (1 Sep 1886) Karoline SCHLOSS, b. 07 Apr 1860, d. 1932 Themar
      • 2. NN FRANKENBERG, b. 07 Jun 1887 Themar, d. 07 Jun 1887 Themar
      • 2. Nathan FRANKENBERG, b. 30 Aug 1888 Themar, murdered 25 Sep 1937 Schleusingen
      • ∞ (1922) Hedwig MITTEL, b. 3 Aug 1893 Unsleben, 1938 to USA, d. 29 Jan 1971 NY/NY
        • 3. Ilse FRANKENBERG, b. 14 Dec 1925 Schleusingen, 1938 to USA
        • 3. Heinz Josef FRANKENBERG, b. 23 Sep 1927 Schleusingen, 1938 to USA, d. 8 Apr 2014 East Meadow/NY
    • 1. Amalie FRANKENBERG, b. 17 Jun 1862 Marisfeld, d. 18 Dec 1931 Meiningen
    • ∞ Jonas MÜHLFELDER, b. 17 Aug 1863 Bauerbach, d. 02 Nov 1937 Suh
      • 2. Julius MÜHLFELDER, b. 18 Dec 1891 Themar, 1939 to USA, d. 6 Sep 1976 Livingston/NJ
      • ∞ Minna FRANK, b. 1896 Hassfurt, 1939 to USA, d. 2 Feb 1973 Parsipanni/USA
        • 3. Ludwig MÜHLFELDER, b. 13 Jun 1924 Suhl, 1939 to USA, d. 09 Jan 2004 USA
        • 3. Ellen MÜHLFELDER, b. 25 Oct 1928 Suhl, 1939 to USA
      • 2. Lothar MÜHLFELDER, b. 10 May 1900 Themar, d. 1984 Haifa/Israel
      • ∞ Hanna FRANK, b. Haßfurt/Bavaria
      • 2. Max MÜHLFELDER, b. 2 Nov 1904 Themar, 1941 to USA, d. March 1979 Queens/NY
      • ∞ Klara/Claire FRANK,b. 19 Apr 1902 Haßfurt/Bavaria, 1941 to USA
    • 1. Louis FRANKENBERG, b. 22 Jul 1865 Marisfeld, d. 15 Jul 1934 Themar
    • ∞ Klara BAUER, 5 Feb 1863 Königsheim, murdered 30 Dec 1942 Theresienstadt
      • 2. Paula FRANKENBERG, b. 3 Dec 1895, deported to Ravensbrück, murdered 9 Oct 1942 Auschwitz
      • 2. Lothar FRANKENBERG, b. 25 Oct 1897 Themar, 1939 to England/1940 to Canada, d. 1975 Montreal/Ca.
      • ∞ Nettie BRANDES
      • 2. Hertha FRANKENBERG, b. 24 Aug 1900 Themar, d. 7 Jan 1934 Themar
    • 1. Meta FRANKENBERG, b. 1 Jun 1866 Marisfeld, 19 Sept 1942 deported to Ghetto Theresienstadt/survivor, d. 1955 Dinslaken
    • ∞ Nathan KRAKAUER, b. 4 Mar 1854 Miechowitz, d. 1932 Themar
    • 1. NN FRANKENBERG, b. 28 Jul 1870 Themar, d. 11 Aug 1870

Sources:
Ancestry.com databases
City of Themar.Archives.
Themar newspapers. (Tägliche Nachrichten, Zeitung für Themar)
Human, Rudolf Armin. Geschichte der Juden im Herzogtum Sachsen-Meiningen-Hildburghausen. Hildburghausen: Kesselring, 1898/reprinted Weimar: F. Fink, 1939.
Mühlfelder, Ludwig. Because I Survived: An Autobiography. Rockville, Md.: Shengold, 2000.
State Archives of Thuringia, Meiningen
Yad Vashem. Central Database of Shoah Victims’ Names.
Wolf, Siegfried. Juden in Thüringen 1933-1945: Biographisce Daten. vol. 1. 2000

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The Frankenberg house was one of the first built outside the city wall. This postcard photograph was taken in the flood of 1909. Source: Themar City Archives.