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Israel May

Male 1840 - 1920  (80 years)


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  • Name Israel May 
    Born 6 May 1840  Herlinghausen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography Born on 6th May 1840 in Herlinghausen, ran the wholesale grain company “S. May” in Warburg, Kasseler Street (today Fernmeldeamt) which celebrated its centenary in 1920. Shortly after this anniversary Israel May died on 20th September 1920. His son, Josef, born on 26th December 1875, had already left Warburg on 19th May 1903 to go to Arnsberg. The grain business then continued to be ran then by his second son, Willy, born on 24th September 1878 in Warburg. His daughter, Mary, born on 2nd September 1883, married Hugo Berg (from the firm Block & Berg). They succeeded together with their children, Lilly and Werner, in escaping first to Holland. From there, however, they were deported to Auschwitz and murdered there.

    As a result of inflation the grain company collapsed in May 1925, and Willy May went to Münster on 9th October 1926 with his wife, Rita, and son, Kurt, who had been born on 28th September 1914 in Warburg. The family finally emigrated to Cordoba in Argentina. Since Claudio Guillermo May, born on 10th April 1949, in Montevideo, Uruguay, the son of Kurt May and his wife Edith Jenny, born Holdheim wanted to take up residence as a doctor in Germany, The May family decided to return to Germany. Kurt May was again in Warburg for the first time in 1971 and showed his wife his hometown.  [1
    Hebrew Birth 3 Iya 5600 
    Hebrew Death 8 Tis 5681 
    Occupation Merchant 
    Residence Herlinghausen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Warburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Sep 1920  Warburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I410  Blank Family
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2009 

    Family Bertha Eichenberg,   b. 14 Feb 1849, Adelebsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912, Warburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married Warburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Clara May,   b. Yes - date unknown,   d. 1956, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Siegfried May,   b. Warburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Joseph May,   b. 26 Dec 1875, Warburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. Willi May,   b. 24 Sep 1878, Warburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1940, Hannover, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     5. Martha May,   b. 4 Aug 1880, Warburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1971, La Jolla, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     6. Mary May,   b. 2 Sep 1883, Warburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1944, Auschwitz CC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2008 
    Family ID F147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 May 1840 - Herlinghausen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Herlinghausen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Warburg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Sep 1920 - Warburg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - Warburg, Germany Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Warburg Gedenkbukh, Warburg, Germany.


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