Belle Karger Hersch

Female11 September 1912–24 November 2000

Brief Life History of Belle

When Belle Karger Hersch was born on 11 September 1912, in Russia, her father, Samuel Israel Karger, was 22 and her mother, Fannie Karger, was 25. She died on 24 November 2000, at the age of 88.

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Julius Hersch
Belle Karger Hersch

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  • Belle Hersch, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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Age 79

By universal suffrage, Yeltsin elected president of Russian Republic. Last Soviet troops leave Hungary and Czechoslovakia. Gorbachev and leaders of seven Soviet republics sign draft union treaty.


Age 79

Hard-line officials attempt to unseat Gorbachev government. Coup fails after three days, elevating Yeltsin's prestige. Ukraine, Belorussia, Moldavia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyz Republic declare independence. Armenia and Tajikistan follow in September, Turkmenistan in October, and Kazakstan in December.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a sly, tricky, or unreliable man (see Karg ).

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Karg 2.

German and Czech: habitational name for someone from a place called Kargen in Bavaria.

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

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