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Marianne Gereb (Kanitz)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Death: after August 19, 1942
Deported Aug. 19, 1942 to Riga, Latvia, per WEW (Holocaust)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Emil Kanitz and Rosa Kanitz
Wife of Ludwig Gereb
Ex-wife of Wilhelm Kurth (Kohn)
Sister of Paul Kanitz, Dr. jur.; Lisbeth "Lili" Kanitz and Kurt Kanitz

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About Marianne Gereb

Born Vienna, per

  • 1892 [March 25] Num. 688 Wien Kanitz Marianne Emil/Thalberg Rosa

Married, per

  • 1909 Num. 264a, Volume: Stadttempel
  • Kanitz Marianne
  • Kurth Wilhelm

Ehepakte -- marriage contract -- signed before marriage by her father and by Wilhelm. Marianne's family may have put funds into the business of Wilhelm. She and Wilhelm were divorced in 1917 (

  • DB No. 5036
  • Year 1916 No. 153
  • Date of Divorce 10.05.1916
  • Husband Last name Kurth
  • Husband First name Wilhelm
  • Husband Origin Wien
  • Wife Last name Kanitz
  • Wife First name Marianne
  • Wife Origin Wien
  • Place of Marriage Linz
  • Date of Marriage 15.08.1909

Wer Einmal War states that Marianne was married (2nd) to Gereb, no first name or other info appears (WEW, p. 1324). Per (Jewish Community Vienna Divorces), the 2nd marriage took place in September 1916. They were divorced in 1934.

  • DB No. 2606
  • Year 1934 No. 61
  • Date of Divorce 15.03.1934
  • Husband Last name Gereb
  • Husband First name Ludwig
  • Husband Origin Somogy Jad
  • Wife Last name Kanitz
  • Wife First name Marianne
  • Wife Origin Wien
  • Place of Marriage Bratislava
  • Date of Marriage 24.09.1916

Marianne acquired the additional name Sara on July 22, 1939 (this was consistent with Nazi practice re Jewish women at the time; men were called Israel). See'' She appears in the list of Austrians having bank accounts at the time of the Holocaust (

  • Gereb, Marianne b. 25.03.1892

DOW (Austrian Shoah database; thanks to Rina Talmore):

  • Gereb Marianne
  • Date of Birth 25 Mar 1892
  • Residence Wien 9, Berggasse 8
  • Deportation Wien to Riga
  • Date of Deportation 11 Jan 1942
  • Not survived

Wilhelm Kurth had been born in 1874, died Feb. 14, 1938 in Paris, France. He is buried in Zentralfriedhof, Wien with his parents and 4-year-old son by second wife Hermine (Mimi) Rosenzweig. Neue Freie Presse death notice appeared Feb. 19, 1938.

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Marianne Gereb's Timeline

March 25, 1892
Vienna, Austria
August 19, 1942
Age 50
Deported Aug. 19, 1942 to Riga, Latvia, per WEW