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Mozes Zinger

Amsterdam, – Auschwitz,

Reached the age of 31 years


The fate of Elisabeth Lea Root, her 2nd husband Joseph Zinger and their family.

Elisabeth Lea Root, daughter of Mozes Root and Leentje Frank, remarried 6 December 1916 in Amsterdam the diamond polisher Joseph Zinger, a son of Mozes Abraham Zinger and Femmetje Tonningen en they lived at Rapenburgerstraat 132 in the old city-centre of Amsterdam. Together they had four children, namely Mozes, Leentje, Abraham Joseph and Sarah. Also Elisabeth’s daughter Femmie Montanhes from her …

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The fate of Mozes Zinger.

Mozes Zinger, born 17 Juni 1906 in the Rapenburgerstraat 132 in Amsterdam, was a so-called "illegitimate child" of Elisabeth Lea Root and Joseph Zinger. Both have recognized and legalized Mozes by birth. His mother had divorced Isaac Montanhes in 1910 after seven years of marriage and, as it turned out later, she got married to Joseph Zinger in December 1916. Before that official date of marriage,…

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