Esther Bernard was a daughter of Ephraim Bernard and Frouke van Hessen. She married Gaim Leib Markus on 19 February 1914 in Amsterdam. However, he died alreay on 8 March 1915. A few months later their daughter Heimanna Louise was born.
Her sister Carolina was married to Salomon Hoogstraal.
Stadsarchief Amsterdam, archiefkaart Esther Bernard and website www.wiewaswie.nl.