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Lucie Barmes-Rueff

Sankt Ludwig, – Sobibor,

Reached the age of 65 years



About Joseph Barmes, his wife Lucie Rueff and their two children.

Joseph Barmes, born 16 June 1872 in Amsterdam, was a son of Abraham Joseph Barmes and Jansje Levie Mossel. He married in Basel in Switzerland on 23 October 1906, the birthday of his Swiss bride, the 29-year old Lucie Rueff, daughter of Leopold Rueff and Julie Levie. She was born in St. Louis in Alsace, a place bordering Swiss Basel. Both however were murdered in Sobibor.

The Barmes couple had two …

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Joseph Barmes and his family

In addition, a Jokos file (number 9533) on this family is at the Amsterdam Municipal Archive. Access is subject to authorization from the Stichting Joods Maatschappelijk Werk.

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About the Rueff family

The Rueff family came from St. Louis, which was located in the southern part of the Alsace and boarded almost the city of Basel. Saint Louis or Sankt Ludwig: the region was annexed in 1871 by Germany but after WWI and the Versailles Peace treaty, it became French again. Later the family moved to Basel and became Swiss citizens in 1916.

The Rueffs were a family of nine persons: the parents Leopold …

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