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Horwitz Genealogy and Horwitz Family History Information

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  • Charlotte Schiff (c.1852 - d.)
  • 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 (b. - 1852)
  • Moe Howard (Moses Horwitz) (1897 - 1975)
    Actor. From a very early age he was interested in acting, a talent that was helped along by his voracious memory and capacity for memorizing just about anything, including all of the many books he read...
  • Aaron Horwitz (deceased)

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.