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Object ID

2019.2.62

Object Name

Certification, Marriage

Date

12-23-1938

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Description

Double sided. Center title is printed "heiratsurtunde." In the left margin is handwritten, "No. 740. Hamburg, am 23. Dezember 1938."

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:A certificate certifying the marriage between Leo Jacobsohn and Frieda Mehrens, listing both of their religions and notarized with a hand-written notice dated Dec. 23, 1938 that Leo will change his middle name.

Documents [2019.2.60-68] of a German family living through the Holocaust and its aftermath. Leo Jacobsohn, a Jewish citizen of Hamburg, Germany, was married to Frida Mehrens, who was Lutheran. The document collection of this mixed marriage provides a window into their trails and tragedies throughout the time period of the Third Reich, along with the family’s attempt to claim restitution owing to Leo’s perishing in Theresienstadt just prior to the end of World War II.

Dimensions

13 x 8 1/4 "

Keywords

Leo Jacobsohn, Frida Jacobsohn, Frieda Jacobsohn

Subcollection

Jacobsohn

Marriage Certificate of Leo Jacobsohn and Frieda Mehrens

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