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Leon or Arieh Herzenberg

Male 1899 - 1971  (71 years)

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  • Name Leon or Arieh Herzenberg 
    Born 16 May 1899  , , Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Mar 1971  Tel Aviv, Israel Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Holon Cemetery, Tel Aviv, Israel Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4247  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 27 May 2021 

    Father Adolphe or Avraham Elchanan Herzenberg,   b. Abt 1870, Aizpute (Hazenpoth) or Grobina, Courland, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1941, RÄ«ga, RÄ«ga, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Lydia or Liebe Reyvid or Raivid,   b. Abt 1879, of TelÅ¡iai, Lithuania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1926, Liepaja (Libau), Courland, Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Family ID F1951  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy or Lutzi,   b. Abt 1900, , , Lithuania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1969, Wiesbaden, Hessen-Nassau, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married Bef 1927  , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Lilli Herzenberg,   b. 17 Mar 1928, , , Latvia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 2000, Wiesbaden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 28 May 2021 
    Family ID F2012  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:
      HG016 shows Leo md. to Lucy.
      "Was smuggled out of Germany to Israel when the Nazis came to paower. He sat in the British Governor's Office in Palestine until such time as they gave his visas for his young family still in Germany."

      2. 22 Aug 2009 Ron Lapid wrote: My grand mother's sister Lydia/Liba Raivid married Adolph (Abraham Elchanan) Herzenberg. They had three sons: Leo, Gabriel Willy and Irving Herzenberg. They were first cousins of my late father. Leo had a daughter Lilly. Lilly married Julius Farkas and they had a son Daniel. I am in close contact with Dani, and in fact he and his wife Dalia had dinner here last night. On Dani's behalf I am extending my efforts
      beyond the descendants of Adolph and Lydia.
      Ron Lapid
      8/7 Halamed Heh St.
      Ra'anana 43341, ISRAEL
      Phone & Fax +972-9-774-5407
      Cell +972-52-3566-155
      Skype: ronlapid1155

      3. From Ron Lapid's email dated 3 Aug 2010 (Ron's ancestor was the sister to Lydia Raivid):
      "Leon "Leo" "Arieh"6 Herzenberg (Lydia (Liebe)5 Raivid, Dov (Ber/Berel) Zussman4, Abram3, Yankel2, Abram1) was born 04 Jan 1899 in Latvia, and died 06 Mar 1971 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He married Lucy (LUTZI) Bef. 1927 in Lithuania. She was born Abt. 1900 in Lithuania, and died 01 Aug 1969 in Wiesbaden, Germany.
      Notes for LEON "LEO" "ARIEH" Herzenberg: "Was a champion ice skater" (source: Linda Sparks). About 1931- moved to Palestine. 1950- Living at 23 Rechov Basel, Tel Aviv. Buried in Holon.Gush 4, Ezor 3, Row 20, grave 35.
      Notes for Lucy (LUTZI): Lived in Israel- went to Bar mizvah of grandson Daniel in Germany. Had heart attack + complications. Died and buried there.
      Child of LEON Herzenberg and Lucy (LUTZI) is:
      i. LILLI7 Herzenberg, b. 17 Mar 1928, Latvia; d. 29 May 2000, Wiesbaden, Germany."

      4. 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. Per 4 Aug 2010 email from Ron Lapid who found and photographed Leon's tombstone. It is in Hebrew and Ron has supplied the following translation and information:
      "Here is buried
      My dear father and grandfather
      LEO Herzenberg
      Arieh son of Avraham Elchanan
      Born 7th of Sivan 5659
      Died 9th Adar 5731
      May His Dear Soul Rest In Peace"
      Here are a few notes from Ron:
      a. 7th of Sivan 5669 = 16th May 1899. This date of birth does not match the one previously used: 4th January 1899.
      b. 9th Adar 5731 = 6th March 1971.
      c. Leo is buried in the Holon Cemetery. This is a few miles south of Tel Aviv. Block 4, Section 3, Row 20, Grave 35.
      d. His wife Lucy/Lutzi died and is buried in Germany where she was visiting in honor of Daniel's barmitzvah.
      e. In the same cemetery Felicia Herzenberg is also buried, died 17th Apr 1972. Her connection is unknown at this time including to Dani Farkas, who is a descendant of Leo and lives in Israel.