Ignatz Margareten

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Ignatz Margareten

Hebrew: חיים יצחק מרגרטן
Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Tiszafüred, Hungary
Death: September 19, 1923 (62)
New York, NY, United States
Place of Burial: New York, Queens, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rabbi Yoel/Joel Margareten and Julia Yetta Margareten
Husband of Regina Margareten (Horowitz)
Father of Henrietta (Yetta) Landau; Jacob Jack Margareten; Carrie Unterberger; Frederick Margareten; Ella Weiss and 1 other
Brother of Solomon Shlomo Zalman Margaretten; Betty Margittai; John Yehuda Margaretten and Frederick Fred Margareten
Half brother of Sarolta Margittai; Yitzchok Tzvi Margaretten (Margittai); Yetta Rottenstein; Berta Jakubovics; Iren Margaretten and 6 others

Managed by: Jonathan Seth Wolfson
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About Ignatz Margareten

"Directory and Genealogy of the Horowitz-Margareten Family- from Generation to Generation" revised Edition 1994. -No. M121- chart no. 2-A & chart no. 26

According to his father's list of family birthdays in the book "A History of the Margaretten Family" [1941 English edition Page 153] he was born the 12th of Tishri 5621, which was September 28 1860 [1861 in the book is an error].

The Horowitz-Margareten Family saga began with Isaac Horowitz (1797-1845). His descendants make up most members of the current Horowitz-Margareten Family.

Descendants of Rabbi Isaac Zvi Margaretten (1808-1850), one of whose sons, Rabbi Joel Margaretten, married Julia Horowitz, a granddaughter of Isaac Horowitz, make up the remaining members of the Family. Some members of the Margaretten family later altered the spelling to Margareten, and the Family Association uses this spelling in its name.

The Family is most known for the Horowitz-Margareten brand of matzohs and other Passover products. The Matzoh Bakery was founded in 1884 by Jacob Horowitz, a son of Isaac Horowitz, together with his sons; his daughter, Regina Horowitz Margareten; and her husband Ignatz Margareten, shortly after their immigration to New York from Hungary.

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Ignatz Margareten's Timeline

December 28, 1860
Tiszafüred, Hungary
April 18, 1884
Age 23
New York, New York, United States
January 18, 1887
Age 26
New York, New York, United States
July 5, 1889
Age 28
New York, New York, United States
November 17, 1891
Age 30
New York, New York, United States
July 18, 1895
Age 34
New York, United States
January 22, 1897
Age 36
New York, New York, New York, United States
September 19, 1923
Age 62
New York, NY, United States
New York, Queens, New York, United States