My family was >from Lodz. Before WWII my grandfather, Ignac KEMPNER
SZTYKGOLD(*), with his wife Elzbieta MARGULIES LIBRACH(*) left Lodz,
Poland, through Belgium with my very young father, Luis, to come to
My grandfather was the son of Henrik KEMPNER WOLFOWICZ(*). He was
one of seven brothers and sisters: Josef, Antoni, Alexander, Lola,
Felijza, and Jadwiga.
Henrik died before WWII. His wife Bajla Tauba SZTYKGOLD and their
daughter Regina KEMPNER (who had married with Mr. ABERSZTAJN)
perished in the Lodz Ghetto. Another brother of Henrik's, Karol,
died murdered by Nazis in Lublin. No one knows what happened with
Josef, Antoni, Alexander, Lola, and Jadwiga and their families.
Felijza KEMPNER WOLFOWICZ(*) married Dr. Alexander LANDAU and went
to Zurich after WWII.
My grandfather's father, Henrik KEMPNER, had a printing company in
If anyone can give me any information I woulkd be very grateful.
I would like to know what happened with my family. I have pics of
the KEMPNER-WOLFOWICZ family before WWII. At this pic you can see:
Josef KEMPNER KEMPINSKA(*) married Paulina WOLFOWICZ and their sons:
Henrik, Alexander, Antoni, Karol, Lola, Felijsa and Jadwiga.
Surnames: ABERSZTAJN GERSTENSANT KEMPINSKA KEMPNER LIBRACH MARGULIES
NEUFELD SZTYKGOLD WOLFOWICZ
[(*) Moderator's Note: Mr. Kempner follows the naming convention of
most Spanish speaking countries: The first surname is >from the
father's family; the second surname >from the mother's family.]