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Horwitz Genealogy and Horwitz Family History Information

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  • Charlotte Schiff (c.1852 - d.)
  • Jerome Horwitz (c.1919 - 2012)
    Jerome Phillip Horwitz (January 16, 1919 – September 6, 2012)[1][2] was an American scientist; his affiliations included the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, the Wayne State University S...
  • Jerome "Curly" Howard (1903 - 1952)
    Actor. He was the youngest of Jennie and Solomon Horwitz's five sons, and because of his status as family baby, his mother would often call him "My baby," leading his four much-older brothers to tease ...
  • Jonas Horwitz, M.D. (c.1785 - 1852)
    Passport application August 22, 1839. Age 57, implies born c. 1782. 1850 Census for MD implies born c. 1785.
  • Lazar Horwitz (1804 - 1868)
    Lazar Horowitz, or Eleazar HaLevi Ish Horowitz, Eleasar ben David Josua Hoeschel Horowitz, aka El'azar Hurwitz [1] (1803/1804, Floß, Upper Palatinate - June 11, 1868, Vöslau) was an Ort...

About the Horwitz surname

The name originates from the town of Horovice in Bohemia, now the Chech republic. The German spelling of the town is Horowitz. The name can be spelled in many ways including beginning with a G as in Gurevich for those from eastern european gountries where ther is no H in the alphabet.