Dora Rosa Birnfeld

16 April 1907–21 May 1994 (Age 87)
Schweikershain, Erlau, Rochlitz, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

The Life of Dora Rosa

When Dora Rosa Birnfeld was born on 16 April 1907, in Schweikershain, Erlau, Rochlitz, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany, her father, Karl Josef Birnfeld, was 42 and her mother, Alma Margarethe Heinz, was 29. She married Friedrich Carl August Wittlewski on 14 March 1925, in Berlin, Germany. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 21 May 1994, in Reinickendorf, Berlin, Germany, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Friedrich Carl August Wittlewski
1902–1982
Dora Rosa Birnfeld
1907–1994
Marriage: 14 March 1925
Gina Alma Emilie Wittlewski
1927–2006

Spouse and Children

    Friedrich Carl August Wittlewski

    Male1902–1982Male

    Female1907–1994Female

MARRIAGE
14 March 1925
Berlin, Germany
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1864–1952Male

    Alma Margarethe Heinz

    Female1877–1925Female

siblings

(12)

    Bruno Karl Birnfeld

    Male1896–1896Male

    Male1897–1961Male

    Female1898–1984Female

    Curt Walter Birnfeld

    Male1900–1917Male

    Paula Ella Birnfeld

    Female1901–1969Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1914

Age 7

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 7

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.
1933

Age 26

Adolf Hitler appointed chancellor by President Paul von Hindenburg.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from the Yiddish personal name Ber (‘bear’) + German Feld ‘open country’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Dora Rosa Wittlewski passport
  • Wedding Fredrich and Dora Wittlewski
  • Death announcement Dora Wittlewski

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