About Hugo Blum
Some circumstantial and other evidence suggest that Leopold, till he was six years old and his brother Hugo till he was nine years old grew up at home with their cousin Emma Katz after Emma's mother (Emma nee Heilbrunn) died giving birth to her. Emma Katz their cousin died at age 13 in 1901. Emma Katz was my father's half sister and in effect my aunt. (Shmuel Katz).