The Paechters in Berlin

When: 1890 - 1942
Family Branch: Paechter
Generation: 0G
Other Person: Isaak Wohlgemuth

Discovery Notebook

He emigrated to Palestine with wife Amalia Streisand in 1922
Walter Ehlen was in prison when Hilde escaped Germany to England with their four-year-old son
Berlin directories from the 1910s through the 1930s contain listings for multiple Paechter brothers…
After recent discoveries, this is a good time to review what is known and to chart further…

In 2012, music historian Lilly E. Hirsch published her book "A Jewish Orchestra in Nazi Germany…

In her inaugural lecture, she asked ‘Can we move towards a post-gender world? If so, do we want to…
They were matched with families in the West England hinterlands, but their eyes were set on Oxford.

Reflecting on the terrible choice made by Kurt and Grete Paechter in 1939 to send their children…

British professor is the daughter of Gerd Paechter, who arrived on the Kindertransport
The details of Kurt's deportation and uncertainty about his eventual fate.

Here is the full Stolpersteine essay about the Salomon Mendel Landau family from the Zeit…

The model of a Prussian officer—correctness all over and a face set for making decisions.
The youngest child of Leo and Rosa Jacob lived in Johannesburg, New York and London.
Rosa Paechter Jacob, her husband and mother all died after deportation to Theresienstadt.
He was a pioneer in multiple fields of physiology working in Germany, Russia and the U.S.
These Paechter descendants got out of Berlin in 1939 for England, Brazil and America.
A pro-war poster published by Emil Streisand celebrated Germany's "Big Bertha" artillery cannon.
I now think it was Salomon Paechter, not Isaak, who ran the family store in the 1890s.
This Paechter branch went from provincial merchant to eminent scientist in two generations.
Biographical sketch from the The Henry M. Pachter Papers at SUNY Albany.
There were 30 or more first cousins from the original five Paechter children.

I discovered the vivid article about the arson at the Paechter store on the Geni web site…

There was email this morning from Rodney Down Under, as he calls himself. He was introducing me…