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  • ? Winternitz (deceased)
    Very likely = Franziska Winternitz
  • Abraham Lüftschitz (deceased)
    Possibly another son, Jakob, daughter-in-law Rosalie (nee Reichhold), and granddaughter Sofie born in Jihlava in 1874:
  • Adela (Ada) Kollinsky (1901 - 1975)
    Marriage certificate of Adela and Leo Kollinsky, line number 115 Birth record: MLADA VOZICE N (76/164)
  • Adelheid Luftschitz (c.1873 - d.)
  • Adolf Lüftschitz (1858 - 1936)
    Birth record: MLADA VOZICE (95/167) Marriage (registered in Vienna but performed in Prague):

About the Lüftschitz surname

My name is Horst Luftschitz, Germany, 77694 Kehl (located at the Rhine-River, across the river is Strasbourg/France located) Street: Im Mättel 33 / horst.luftschitz@t-online.de: I started my family research1988, when I managed an incentive-tour to Budapest. I was an employee of EXXON/ESSO. First I found the tombstone of "Katharina Luftschitz, maiden name "Ehrenzweig"; my great-great-grandmother in Budapest on a Jewish cemetery.

A long, very, very emotional  story started...

What I found out: all persons I found in nearly each continent/country with the name "Luftschitz or Lüftschitz or "Lüftschütz" had their roots in the district of Tabor/Czech Republic, mainly round Jung Woschitz/ Mlada Vozice or later in the whole Austrian-Hungarian empire. I am 100 % sure there is no other family-tree in the world with this name. I researched from 1988 to circa 2002 very strong. I was very often in Bohemia and Moravia and Hungary in archives and looked at cemeteries and wrote some hundreds of letters all over the world. I found family members all over the world and met most of them from Israel via USA, Australia, many European countries, Canada and South America - GREATK!!!- a n d found also between 60 and nearly hundred names of our families which where killed by the Nazis. I am sure that I will find more....a never ending terrible story. Those are found in the files are given into YAD VASHEM. - After 2002 I had to reduce my activities because I was retired and took over a herited business of my wife and my sister in law in Kehl. Now business is sold and I just restart to increase my former activities and hope to have very soon contact with all those who are active in our family tree-research. In my files are many, many open ends.....