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Marburg_Modell_Synagoge

Marburg_Modell_Synagoge

Model of the Synagogue where Opa Karl's cousin Salomon Pfifferling was the cantor from 1919 until he and his wife Selma were deported to Riga in 1941 .


Haus Pfifferling: Wanfried

Haus Pfifferling: Wanfried

Thomas Beck has sent me this photo of the house of my great grandparents Sander & Emile Pfifferling in Wanfried. Sander Pfifferling also had his cattle business here in the stable behind the house. Opa Karl's sisters, Meta (1876) & Paula (1879), Selma (1881)and brothers, Adolph (1878) & Julius (1883) were born in Wanfried. The family moved to Halle/Saale in 1888, the year Opa Karl was born. Fritz was born 1 year later.



Niederwerrn, Germany

Niederwerrn, Germany

My Oma Julchen is second from the right in this picture.


1928

1928

Oma Julchen with my mother.


Wanfried

Wanfried

Even though the people in this photo are quite distant relations I wanted to iclude it in this photo album anyway because I think that it's a very cool picture. It was sent to me by Nick Gardino because his great grandfather, Otto Pfifferling is one of the men in the picture. The other man in the picture is Otto's brother Karl Pfifferling. I don't know which one is Otto and which one is Karl, nor do I know who the girl is. The relationship here is that Otto & Karl were 2nd cousins of my opa Karl Pfifferling. Coincidentally, the Karl Pfifferling in this photo had a daughter named Hildegard, and my mother was also a Hildegard whose father was Karl. The picture was taken in Wanfried where 5 of Opa Karl's older brothers & sisters were born.


Datterode

Datterode

This is the town in Germany where the Pfifferling family was originally from. In my mother's story she says that it is near the Fulda River. My mother's great-great-grandfather Sander, great-grandfather Joseph, who was one of 13 children, were born there. Their house, Brunnenstraße 24, is still known as “the 13-children house”), and grandfather Sander Pfifferling were all born there. Also, Opa Karl's oldest brother, Adolph was born in Datterode. The family then moved to Wanfried, and then again to Halle/Saale. The woman in the center at the bottom of this picture is Opa Karl's cousin Hilde Frank, who was born in Datterode and lived in Evanston, Illinois. Hilde's father, Albert Pfifferling, and Opa Karl were first cousins.This picture was taken when Hilde visited Datterode in 1969. The other two women are Hilde's sister Ilse Pfifferling, who emigrated to Argentina, and Christine Ronshausen, who lived in Datterode. Thomas Beck of Datterode identified them for me.

Photos: Opa Karl's first cousin, Albert Pfifferling, and Albert's daughter, Hilde Frank.
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Adolph Samenfeld

Adolph Samenfeld

My grandfather, Adolph Samenfeld, is in the center.His father, Carl Samenfeld, is to his right. The man to the left of Adolph is his brother Moritz Samenfeld who was deported, with his son Arthur and his second wife Henriette, to the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942 where he died. Moritz' s other son, Ewald Samenfeld, emigrated to Argentina.

Adolph Samenfeld was exposed to the nerve gas that was used during the Great War. He was in fact, a member of "Konigliches Kommando des Oldenburg Infanterie Regiments Nr. 91".


June, 1927

June, 1927

Tante Irma with a friend.


1927

1927

Tante Irma is 3rd from the right in this picture.


Heynemanns

Heynemanns

Tante Irma and my father with their Opa and Oma Isaak and Bertha Heynemann