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Sigmund OPPENHEIMER Family Tree

[1] Sigmund OPPENHEIMER (b. 1 June 1801 Michelfeld, Baden, Germany, d. 31 May 1872 Michelfeld). [Note: BD from Judisher Friedhof Angelbachtal-Michelfeld records. Stammboum gives 1804 as his birthdate.] Sigmund married (5 March 1829 Bruchsal, recorded in Michelfeld) Jette LEVIS (b. 1 November 1806 Karlsruhe,Lou d. 23 February 1862 Michelfeld) daughter of Seligman LEVIS and Rika ROSENFELS.

Jette LEVIS was the daughter of Seligman LEVIS son of Seckel LEVIS from Karlsruhe and Rika ROSENFELD. (Contact David OPPENHEIMER for family tree he received from George BRUCHS, or contact Jacquie BUTTRISS jacquie.buttriss@talktalk.net great-great-granddaughter of Jette's sister Hanche LEVIS (b. 1812 Mosbach am Neckar) and her husband Simon MAYER himself the great-grandson of Brendel ASTRUCK descended from Moses Abraham ASTRUCK.

  1. Marum OPPENHEIMER married his cousin Brendel OPPENHEIMER
  2. [2] Zacharias Hugo OPPENHEIMER. (b. 8 January 1830 Michelfeld, d. 25 June 1904 Heidelberg). (Dr. Med. 3 Jan. 1855, Professor of Medicine at the Univ. of Heidelberg) who married (5 March 1857 Weinheim) Mathilde FRANK (b. 26 Dec. 1836 Veits-Hochheim, Germany, d. 9 Dec. 1915 Heidelberg)
  3. [3] Louis OPPENHEIMER (b. 8 October 1831 Michelfeld, d. 5 May 1907 Bruchsal) m. (28 April 1861 [or July 1860 according to Leo Baeck Institute] Bruchsal) Bertha BAR (b. 9 Feb. 1839 Untergrombach, d. 13 Apr. 1883 Bruchsal) daughter of Regina and the banker Jakob BAR. In 1860 Louis Oppenheimer came to Bruchsal, where he founded the Firma Oppenheimer with the support of his father. See the BAR-OPPENHEIMER Family Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute. This collection by Richard BAR holds the papers of members of the BAR and OPPENHEIMER families from Bruchsal, Germany. It documents the history of the two families as well as the Bär leather distribution company and Oppenheimer woolens factory. Included in this collection are business and personal correspondence, personal papers, financial records, family trees and a few newspaper clippings.
  4. [4] Caroline OPPENHEIMER (b. 13 February 1833 Michelfeld) first married (1 Nov. 1853 Seinheim, Bruchsal, Germany) Seligman OPPENHEIMER (b. 25 Jan. 1827 Michelfeld, d. 4 Sep. 1857 Mannheim) son of Liebman OPPENHEIMER and Adelheid LOEB. Caroline remarried (1 Mar 1860) Salomon KAUFMAN (b. 3 Oct. 1838 Neckarbinau)
  5. Hanne OPPENHEIMER (b. 6 August 1834 Michelfeld, d. 6 Feb. 1835 Michelfeld)
  6. [5] Heinrich OPPENHEIMER (b. 13 August 1835 Michelfeld, d. 19 Jan. 1915 Stuttgard) first married (18 June 1863) Franziska GERSOG (b. 10 Jan. 1839, d. 23 Oct. 1864 Mannheim). Heinrich OPPENHEIMER remarried (9 Jan. 1867) his first wife's sister Henrietta GERSOG (b. 10 Apr. 1847 Mannheim, d. 13 Feb. 1882 Mannheim)
  7. [6] Isaak OPPENHEIMER (b. 19 October 1836 Michelfeld, d. 9 Dec. 1887) m. (1 Dec. 1862) Lina HERZ (b. 18 Nov. 1841)
  8. [7] Leopold OPPENHEIMER (b. 23 March 1838 Michelfeld, d. 28 March 1876) m. (30 Aug. 1868) Bertha HIRSCH (b. 25 Oct. 1846)
  9. [8] Rebecca OPPENHEIMER (b. 10 July 1839) married her cousin Henry OPPENHEIMER
  10. [9] Liebmann OPPENHEIMER (b. 25 March 1842 Michelfeld) married (24 May 1868) Mathilda HAHN (b. 11 May 1845)

Thanks to Renate McVITTIE Red at McVittie.com for information on this branch of the family tree.


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