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Avraham Katz

Birthplace: LIthuania
Death: Died in Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Eliezer Katz and Dina Rib
Husband of Chaya Katz
Father of Aaron Katz; Ruven Katz; Rachel Katz; <private> Katz and Unknown Katz
Brother of Bella Katz; Tzilla Katz and Moshe Katz

Managed by: Shana Mink Katz
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Immediate Family

About Avraham Katz

Avraham Katz (1885-1947) born in Vieksniai, Lithuania. Emigrated to Johannesburg, South Africa. Married Chaya Mitovski (1987-1966), born in Latskava, Lithuania. Went from Vieksniai to Riga, Latvia, to South Africa to Israel.

Chaya was daughter of Moshe Mitovski and Rachel Weiss (1856-1922). Rachel Weiss was also from Latskava. Chaya's siblings were Yona (her twin) and Yisrael Mitovski, born in Latskava in 1889. The Weiss family went to the US.

Avraham Katz was the son of Eliezer Katz and Dinah Reeb. Some of the Reebs emigrated to South Africa and Israel. Dinah Reeb's siblings were Aharon-Yaacov and Leib.

Siblings of Avraham Katz (all born in Vieksniai) were: Moshe, who emigrated to the US and was married; Tzilla, married with no children; and Bella, married with no children.

Avraham's grandfather was Elimelech and he was son of Avraham.

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Avraham Katz's Timeline

June 23, 1915
Age 30
Vieksniai, Lithuania
April 5, 1966
Age 81
Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa