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Hijman Swart

Amsterdam, – Extern kommando Melk,

Reached the age of 33 years

Occupation: Reed worker



About Hijman Swart

Hijman Swart was the third child of Jesaja Swart and Saartje Levitus. He was born at 189 Valkenburgerstraat in Amsterdam. After completing the Jewish school on the Valkenburgerstraat, he became a basket maker.

Hijman Swart married Johanna Blog, daughter of the diamond cleaver Samuel Blog and Marianne Diamant, on 21 January 1942. Johanna Blog was the widow of Josephus Zeeman. She had three childr…

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Hijman Swart is de broer van mijn oma Esther Swart geb 23 sept 1907

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Re: familie

Hijman Swart:
Hijman Swart is de broer van mijn oma Esther Swart geb 23 sept 1907


My name is Levie Swart and my grandfather Louis Swart was your grandmothers brother. I have actually found a lot of pictures of the family, but have had trouble putting names to them. From what I understand, the only family member that was still alive was Sjaak Swart (Jeseaia).

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Jesaia Swart and his family

In addition, Jokos files (numbers 347, 9097) on this family or other family members are at the Amsterdam Municipal Archive. Access is subject to authorization from the Stichting Joods Maatschappelijk Werk.The Jokos files reveal that a claim was lodged for compensation for valuables surrendered to the Lippmann-Rosenthal looting bank (L-claim, number 11783/22564).

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Address & residents

Address in October 1943

Camp Westerbork

Westerbork, Hooghalen Today this street is called: Oosthalen 8

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