Family of Heinrich Porges (since Ignatz Porges)
The family of Ignatz Porges goes back to Jakob Porges (b. Libochovice 1715) : see the full tree here
The family of Maximilian Porges belongs to the same tree : Maximilian Porges
Ignatz Porges (b. 1829, d. 07/05/1906). Brother Albert Porges.
Heinrich Porges (b. ca 1875 Schestajowitz Bohemia, d. ca 1942 Concentration
married 3/1/1903 Frida
Wolfsheimer (b. 1/8/1880 Weikersheim Germany, d. ca 1942 Concentration
Dora Porges (b. 15/5/1905 Prague, d. ca 1988 New York)
Dr. Hugo Spitzer (b. ca 1900, d. ? Israel).
They migrated to Palestine where Hugo was killed in an accident.
Upon his death Dora
moved to the USA. The Spitzers are mentionnned
in the family tree of Adolf
Franz (Frantizek) Porges (b. ca 1907 Prague, d. ca 1942 Concentration
He was married
and had several children. All were killed.
Maya Porges (b. ca 1908 Prague, d. ca 1942 Concentration camp
She had several children.
All were killed.
Hanni (Hana) Porges (b. 24/09/1915 Prague, d. 04/1996 Prague)
married Jan Bohacova
(d. 1985 Prague) a famous Czech playwright and actor. No children.
to the transport cards in possession of The Federation of Jewish Communities
in the Czech Republic,she was deported to
Theresienstadt on 27/07/1942 (Transport #AAu780) then to Auschwitz on
23/10/1944 (Transport #Et-110). She survived.
Source : Martin Wolfsheimer Becker, Albany, NY, 2000.
mother was the sister of Frida, Heinrich Porges' wife.
|Hanni (Hana) Porges Bocahova
|Dora Porges Spitzer ca
Photo taken on August
2, 1920 in Weikersheim, Germany,
on the 70th birthday of Therese Kirchhausen Wolfsheimer (mother
of Frida Wolfsheimer).
front row : Annie Becker Jacobs, Ilse
row : Maya
Porges, Edith Wolfsheimer Fromm, Hanni Porges, Ethel Starkman Gould, Trude Wolfsheimer Brown,