Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden family

Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden (1872-ca 1940), married rabbi Goldschhmidt. One son was killed in WW1 the other son moved to the USA.

Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden was a sister of my great-grandmother Gretchen Lehmkuhl-Leeuwarden. She married Rabbi Hermann Goldschmidt and moved to Königsberg in der Neumark.

  1. Erich Goldschmidt (1895-1914)
  2. Theo Goldschmidt (1896-1968)

Their son Erich died in the trenches of the first world war. Theo became a doctor and went to New York in 1924. Later, he was director of a hospital in Lebanon (PA).

Lenchen left Germany when she was 73 years old. She arrived on November 8, 1935 as an immigrant in New York with the “Hansa”. She lived the rest of her life with her son who had moved to New York in the 1920's.
Parents of Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden (my great-great-grandparents): Levi Nathan Leeuwarden (1843-1904) and Rossette Leeuwarden-Polack (1846-1900).
Parents of Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden (my great-great-grandparents): Levi Nathan Leeuwarden (1843-1904) and Rossette Leeuwarden-Polack (1846-1900).
Villa Rosa on the beautiful island of Wangerooge (Germany), owned by her sister Röschen Levy-Leeuwarden and brother in law Moritz Levy where the family spend a lot of summer holidays. The building (Zedeliusstraße 32) was demolished in the 1980's.
Villa Rosa on the beautiful island of Wangerooge (Germany), owned by her sister Röschen Levy-Leeuwarden and brother in law Moritz Levy where the family spend a lot of summer holidays. The building (Zedeliusstraße 32) was demolished in the 1980's.
Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden, married  rabbi Goldschmidt in Königsberg in der Neumark.
Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden, married rabbi Goldschmidt in Königsberg in der Neumark.
Their sons Theo (1896-1968) and Erich (1895-1916) Goldschmidt; Erich died in the trenches in WW1 near Lille (France); Theo moved to the USA after the war.
Their sons Theo (1896-1968) and Erich (1895-1916) Goldschmidt; Erich died in the trenches in WW1 near Lille (France); Theo moved to the USA after the war.
Theo Goldschmidt (1896-1968)
Theo Goldschmidt (1896-1968)
Theo (1896-1968) and Erich (1895-1914) Goldschmidt;
Theo (1896-1968) and Erich (1895-1914) Goldschmidt;
Theo Goldschmidt (1896-1968)
Theo Goldschmidt (1896-1968)
Tante Lenchen and Theo in uniform. Probably right after they had heard that Erich was killed in France in 1916.
Tante Lenchen and Theo in uniform. Probably right after they had heard that Erich was killed in France in 1916.
Four sisters: Mathilde Heger-Leeuwarden, Gretchen Lehmkuhl-Leeuwarden, Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden  and Henny Willig-Leeuwarden.
Four sisters: Mathilde Heger-Leeuwarden, Gretchen Lehmkuhl-Leeuwarden, Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden and Henny Willig-Leeuwarden.
Theo Goldschmidt (1896-1968)
Theo Goldschmidt (1896-1968)
Theo Goldschmidt in Atlantic City, USA.
Theo Goldschmidt in Atlantic City, USA.
Theo Goldschmidt in New York (1896-1968)
Theo Goldschmidt in New York (1896-1968)
Wangerooge 1926, tante Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden her brother Willy Leeuwarden and sister Henny Willig-Leeuwarden.
Wangerooge 1926, tante Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden her brother Willy Leeuwarden and sister Henny Willig-Leeuwarden.
Theo Goldschmidt; New York, September 1925.
Theo Goldschmidt; New York, September 1925.
Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden with her daughter in law Hilde.
Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden with her daughter in law Hilde.
Hilde, wife of Theo Goldschmidt.
Hilde, wife of Theo Goldschmidt.
Theo Goldschmidt in 1926
Theo Goldschmidt in 1926
Tante Lenchen in New York, around 1936
Tante Lenchen in New York, around 1936
Theo Goldschmidt, New York 1924
Theo Goldschmidt, New York 1924
Theo Goldschmidt in New York, 1928.
Theo Goldschmidt in New York, 1928.
Theo Goldschmidt; Zomer, 1925.
Theo Goldschmidt; Zomer, 1925.
Theo Goldschmidt, New York in September 1924
Theo Goldschmidt, New York in September 1924
Oma Rose and tante Lenchen Goldschmidt; Cologne, June 1925.
Oma Rose and tante Lenchen Goldschmidt; Cologne, June 1925.
Theo Goldschmidt, New York 1928.
Theo Goldschmidt, New York 1928.
Mathilde Heger-Leeuwarden, Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden and Nathan Heger in Delmenhorst around 1936.
Mathilde Heger-Leeuwarden, Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden and Nathan Heger in Delmenhorst around 1936.
My cousin Rosita Steenbeek has written a novel about our grandmother. The book is available in bookstores. A historical novel worth reading, regularly feature the rest of the family.
See my special page: “Rose” https://www.hugenholtz.net/rose/  This contains the hyperlinks of the persons who appear in the book and who have hteir own webpage.
My cousin Rosita Steenbeek has written a novel about our grandmother. The book is available in bookstores. A historical novel worth reading, regularly feature the rest of the family. See my special page: “Rose” https://www.hugenholtz.net/rose/ This contains the hyperlinks of the persons who appear in the book and who have hteir own webpage.