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Jenny Urnstein (Schmidt)

Birthplace: Kaltensundheim, Thuringia, Germany
Death: after May 12, 1942
Distrikt Lublin, Occupied Poland (Murdered in Holocaust )
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Moses Michael Schmidt and Fanny Schmidt
Wife of Arthur Urnstein
Mother of Liesel Urnstein
Sister of Siegfried Schmidt

Managed by: Sharon Meen
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About Jenny Urnstein

  • See story about Urnstein family at Das kurze Leben der Liesel Urnstein 1942 aus Kaltensundheim, at
  • Date/place of birth in entry in German National Archives, Memorial Book,
  • Identified as daughter of Moses Michael and Fanny (née Katz) Schmidt in S. Wolf, Juden in Thüringen: biographischen Daten 1933-1945" (2000), vol. 2 (unpaginated). [Entry is for Umstein, but correct spelling of name is "Urnstein"]
  • Identified as wife of Arthur Urnstein, and mother of Liesel Urnstein, in Wolf and in "Das kurze Leben."
  • On 10 May 1942, Jenny Urnstein was deported with her husband and daughter to Belzyce Ghetto. The date of her death is unknown. Re: Belzyce Ghetto see: Transport , Train Da 27 from Leipzig, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany to Belzyce, Lublin, Lublin, Poland on 10/05/1942, Entry in German National Archives, Memorial Book,

Umstein, Jenny
née Schmidt
born on 16th May 1902 in Kaltensundheim / Dermbach / Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach
resident of Kaltensundheim
from Weimar-Leipzig
10th May 1942, Belzyce, ghetto

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Jenny Urnstein's Timeline

May 16, 1902
Kaltensundheim, Thuringia, Germany
March 8, 1931
Kaltensundheim, Thuringia, Germany
May 12, 1942
Age 39
Distrikt Lublin, Occupied Poland