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Gerda Cohen * 1930
Grindelallee 54 (Eimsbüttel, Rotherbaum)
Minna Cohen, née Oppenheim, born 25 Feb. 1891 in Rhina, Hesse, deported on 11 July 1942 to Auschwitz and murdered
Simon (Siegfried) Cohen, born 13 Dec. 1889 in Hamburg, deported 11 July 1942 to Auschwitz and murdered
Ilse Cohen, born 21 Mar. 1926 in Hamburg, deported 11 July 1942 to Auschwitz and murdered
Gerda Cohen, born 27 Mar. 1930 in Hamburg, deported 11 July 1942 to Auschwitz and murdered
Simon Cohen, also called Siegfried, worked as a sales representative for the Rudolf Karstadt company. His parents were Semmi or Sammy Cohen and Johanna Hausmann. The parents of his wife Minna were Josef Oppenheim and Rebekka Wohl. Simon and Minna Cohen had two daughters, Ilse and Gerda. The family lived at Grindelallee 54, house 3, on the second floor from 1932 until they were forced to move to the "Jews’ house" at Ruschbahn 25a in 1941. On 11 July 1942, Simon, Minna, Ilse, and Gerda Cohen were deported to Auschwitz murdered. Ilse was sixteen years old, Gerda was twelve.
Translator: Amy Lee
Kindly supported by the Hermann Reemtsma Stiftung, Hamburg.
© Frauke Steinhäuser
Quellen: 1; 4; 5; 8; 9; StaH 522-1 Jüdische Gemeinden 992 e 2 Band 4, Transport nach Auschwitz am 11. Juli 1942, Liste 3.
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