Clara Roth-Leeuwarden (1874-ca 1940)

Clara Roth-Leeuwarden (1874-ca 1940), moved to the USA in 1903

Clara was a sister of my great-grandmother Gretchen Lehmkuhl-Leeuwarden. As a young girl, she worked as a housekeeper for the Jewish cattle trader Eichholz in the Cramer Straße 9 in Delmenhorst. Later, she was employed as a saleswoman for the Jewish Textile dealer Goldschmidt in the Langestraße. She departed on September 6, 1894 to Bremen (Oberstraße).
Finally, on September 12, 1903 she departed (single woman) from Hamburg with steamship Pennsylvania (2nd class) to the U.S. (via Boulogne, Plymouth) with final destination: New York.
She Married a Mr. Roth who probably died in the 1920's and lived subsequently in New York and Cologne (Germany). She had a home in New York and also a home in Cologne. She probably died in the late 1930's
Parents of Clara Roth-Leeuwarden (my great-great-grandparents): Levi Nathan Leeuwarden (1843-1904) and Rossette Leeuwarden-Polack (1846-1900).
Parents of Clara Roth-Leeuwarden (my great-great-grandparents): Levi Nathan Leeuwarden (1843-1904) and Rossette Leeuwarden-Polack (1846-1900).
Her four sisters: Mathilde Heger-Leeuwarden, Gretchen Lehmkuhl-Leeuwarden, Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden  and Henny Willig-Leeuwarden.
Her four sisters: Mathilde Heger-Leeuwarden, Gretchen Lehmkuhl-Leeuwarden, Lenchen Goldschmidt-Leeuwarden and Henny Willig-Leeuwarden.
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.
Clara Roth-Leeuwarden (1874-ca 1940)
Clara Roth-Leeuwarden (1874-ca 1940)
Clara in New York
Clara in New York
Clara in New York
Clara in New York
Clara in New York. July 1927.
Clara in New York. July 1927.
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Clara Roth-Leeuwarden in haar achtertuin in New York
Clara Roth-Leeuwarden in haar achtertuin in New York
Clara, Röschen en Gretchen en Miriam Levy (front) in Wangerooge.
Clara, Röschen en Gretchen en Miriam Levy (front) in Wangerooge.
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.