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Sarah Herzenberg

Female Abt 1878 -

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  • Name Sarah Herzenberg 
    Born Abt 1878  of Liepaja (Libau), Courland, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Person ID I4066  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 27 May 2021 

    Father Zvi or Tzvi Hirsch Herzenberg,   b. Abt 1832, Liepaja (Libau), Courland, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1919, Liepaja (Libau), Courland, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Mother Lena or Sarah Kramer,   b. Abt 1834, of Liepaja (Libau), Courland, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1929, Liepaja (Libau), Courland, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 95 years) 
    Married Bef 1870  of Aizpute (Hasenpoth), Courland, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Levenstein,   d. Bef 1927 
    Married Bef 1914  of RÄ«ga, RÄ«ga, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Hinda Leya Levenstein,   b. Abt 1914, RÄ«ga, RÄ«ga, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1941  (Age ~ 27 years)
    Last Modified 28 May 2021 
    Family ID F1954  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
      1. Website of Peter Bruce Herzenberg of London, England (since relocated to South Africa). Website is no longer functioning as of 7 Aug 2007. Copies of much of his data from the website in my possession. He indicates references by codes, which pertain to the original source and file held in his database, which I have not seen. I have no key to the sources except HL is Leonardo Herzenberg, HG is Gail Herzenberg, PC is probably Piltene Cemetery records, LA is probably Latvian Archives, FA is probably Aleksandrs Feigmanis (Latvian researcher hired by Harold Hodes), and YL is Len Yodaiken (Israeli researcher hired by Harold Hodes); however, he lists the main researchers and their contributions in a lengthy report which I include in full in the notes of the earliest Herzenberg of this database. In regards to this individual:
      References Photo and md. to Levenstein. Includes the following note: She appears in a group photo showing the children of Zvi H. with her daughter. She is named as Sarah Herzenberg Levenstein. Her daughter is not named. All the siblings are shown in the central row and if she is not one, why is she there? Is has been suggested that Willy H., who is not in the photo, married Sarah's daughter, his first cousin.

      2. Courland (Kurzeme in Latvian, Kurland in German) is the historically distinct area of modern day Latvia bounded by the Baltic Sea to the west, Lithuania to the south, and the Dvina River (now Daugava) to the North. Its historic capital was Mitau (now Jelgava). It had ice-free Baltic ports with commercial and strategic importance. At its height Courland was a prosperous and cultured German-speaking Duchy. Courland was a separate Gubernia (Province) of the Russian Empire from 1797-1918. 50-60% of the Jews living in Riga just north of Courland had family roots in Courland. The names of the various towns have changed now that the area is part of Latvia (new-old as of early 1900s):

      3. Email dated 22 Jan 2018 from Gilda Kurtzman of Petach Tikva, Israel : "Outline Descendant Report for Yosef Herzenberg:
      1 Yosef Herzenberg
      + Rebecca Iddelson
      2 Tzvi Hirsch Herzenberg b: 1836 in Libau, Latvia, d: 1925 in Libau, Latvia
      + Lena Kramer b: Abt. 1834 in Libau, Latvia, d: Nov 27, 1929 in Libau, Latvia
      3 Adolph HERZENBERG b: Abt. 1870 in Aizpute (Hazenpoth) or Grobin, Courland, Latvia, d: Dec 1941 in Lativa, Holocaust
      + Lydia RAIVID b: Abt. 1879 in Possibly Telsiai, d: Sep 08, 1926 in Libau, Latvia
      4 Leo HERZENBERG b: Jan 04, 1899 in Lativa, d: Mar 06, 1971 in Tel Aviv, Israel
      + Lucy ??? b: Abt. 1900 in Lithuania, m: Bef. 1927 in Lithuania, d: Aug 01, 1969 in Wiesbaden,
      5 Lilli HERZENBERG b: Mar 17, 1928 in Lithuania, d: May 29, 2000 in Wiesbaden, Germany
      + Julius FARKAS b: Jul 02, 1910 in Frankfurt, Germany, m: Jun 27, 1950 in Tel Aviv, Israel, d: Jun 10, 1996 in Wiesbaden, Germany
      6 Daniel Josef FARKAS b: Jul 30, 1956 in Wiesbaden, Germany
      + Dalia MIZRACHI b: Sep 11, 1957 in Tel Aviv, Israel, m: Aug 25, 1980 in Wiesbaden, Germany
      7 Inbal FARKAS b: Feb 26, 1982 in Wiesbaden, Germany
      + Shmuel COHEN m: Nov 17, 2011 in Haifa, Israel
      7 Chaim FARKAS b: Jun 01, 1985 in Holon, Israel
      + Adva MADANES m: Jun 10, 2016 in Chavat Ronit, Israel
      7 Avital FARKAS b: Nov 14, 1991 in Holon, Israel
      4 Gabriel William HERZENBERG b: Jul 19, 1900 in Libau, Latvia, d: May 27, 1985 in Chevy Chase, MD
      + Toba SCHLOSS b: May 17, 1911 in Pennsylvania, m: May 31, 1938 in Washington, DC, d: May 10, 1997 in North Bethesda, MD
      5 Berl Jacob HERZENBERG b: May 07, 1942 in Washington, DC
      + Joanne MAFUCCI b: 1940
      5 Gail Joanne HERZENBERG b: Apr 26, 1945 in Washington, DC, d: Jan 17, 2013
      + Jerrold Leslie ZIMMERMAN b: Jan 04, 1946, m: May 30, 1970
      6 Joanna Herzenberg ZIMMERMAN b: Feb 22, 1978 in Richmond, VA
      + Jonathan Paul LACROIX b: Sep 01, 1962, m: Jul 08, 2005 in Lexington, VA
      7 Tova ZIMMERMAN LACROIX b: May 20, 2008 in Virginia
      6 Noah Herzenberg ZIMMERMAN b: Sep 28, 1981 in Washington, DC
      4 Irving HERZENBERG b: Nov 03, 1903 in Libau, Latvia, d: Apr 27, 1964 in New York City, NY
      + Janice WILE b: May 15, 1913 in New York, m: Feb 04, 1937 in New York City, NY, d: Nov 07, 1982 in Burlington, VT
      5 Linda HERZENBERG b: Jun 21, 1942 in New York
      + Peter W. SPARKS b: Mar 15, 1942, m: Feb 08, 1964 in Burlington, VT
      6 Lauren SPARKS b: Sep 18, 1964 in Burlington, VT.
      + Timothy E. WRIGHT b: Oct 16, 1963, m: Jun 11, 1995 in Vermont
      7 Liam WRIGHT b: Feb 13, 1998 in Concord, NH
      7 Garret WRIGHT b: Jul 15, 1999 in Concord, NH
      6 Jennifer SPARKS b: Mar 04, 1967 in Burlington, VT.
      + Ari GOLDSTEIN m: Dec 28, 2002 in Jackson Hall, WY
      7 Beatarix GOLDSTEIN b: Feb 27, 2006 in Jackson Hall, WY
      5 Carol Joan HERZENBERG b: May 08, 1944 in New York
      + Jake Simon MEYER
      6 Cecelia MEYER b: 1971
      6 Danielle Neva MEYER b: Apr 29, 1978 in El Paso County, TX
      + Andrew Eric GEISHEIMER b: Sep 01, 1977, m: Nov 02, 2009 in Adams, CO
      6 Jared Cephas MEYER b: Aug 06, 1980 in El Paso County, TX
      3 Edward Herzenberg
      3 Max Herzenberg
      3 Joseph Jacob Herzenberg
      3 Sarah Herzenberg
      3 Willy Gabriel Herzenberg"

      1. Date and place are unsubstantiated guesses only by Kenny Petersen.

      1. Date and place are unsubstantiated guesses only by Kerry Petersen.

      1. I have on file a photo of Lena (Kramer) Herzenberg and her descendants taken circa 1927 from Ron Lapid per his email dated 3 Aug 2010 . (Ron's ancestor was the sister to Lydia Raivid and he is not of direct Herzenberg descendancy). The photo is originally from Gail J. Herzenberg and apparently is the same one Peter Bruce Herzenberg references in his notes from Gail. Names are penciled in by Ron after his analysis and in corroboration with Gail. I have a copy of the photo on file. Ron notes: After studying the photo and estimating the ages, I concluded that this photo was taken about 1927 and not 1920 as previously thought. (Lina is in the photo, who died 27 Nov 1929 - but Lydia, who died 8 Sep 1926 is not there.). He also makes the sober comment that everyone in the photo dies in the Holocaust except Tauby who is still alive. Included in the photo are:
      -Lena (at an advanced age).
      -Lena's sons (missing Max Mordechai and Edward):
      -Adolf (Avraham) with no wife but with adult son Leon standing behind Adolf resting a hand on Adolf's shoulder. Leon's name is an error and the son is confirmed by Gail as her father Willy Gabriel.
      -Willy Gabriel, wife Sarah Hellman, dau. Frieda, sons Eliezer, Joseph, Zvi (Harry).
      -Joseph Jacov, wife Rachel Freudberg, children Klara, Taube, Nichole, Bernie, Judith; son Willy is missing from photo.
      -Lena's daughter Sarah Levenstein (seated) and unidentified girl standing behind her with resting an arm on Sarah's shoulder who could be Sarah's daughter Hinda. No husband shown (deceased?) for Sarah. Both seem to be wearing black in the photo (perhaps a sign of mourning?).
      -One unidentified adult male sitting on Lena's immediate left (Adolphe sitting in same position on opposite side of Lena). By looks, he appears same age as other brothers. Could this be Max Mordechai (without his wife and Children) or even Edward (on a visit back from the US)?

      1. Leonardo Herzenberg

      2. Interested researcher: Binni Lewis 18 Aug 2007 . Has no dates nor places but lists children as Sarah, Gabriel Willy, Adolphe, Edward, Max Mordechai, Yosef Yaacov.