The Wohlgemuths in Danzig

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Before moving his family to Berlin in 1912, Isaak Wohlgemuth prospered as a mover in Danzig. His family roots were in nearby West Prussia.

The early history of the Wohlgemuth family

In 1812 in the West Prussian town of Preußisch Stargard, an elderly Jew Moses and his two sons Solomon and Herz took the surname of Wohlgemuth in exchange for Prussian citizenship rights. Our family, descended from Herz Wohlgemuth, stayed in Stargard for the next three generations.


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