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  • R' Abraham Saul Licht (1921 - d.)
    He studied at yeshivas of Kletsk and Mir, which was located in Shanghai during World War II, came to the U.S.A. in 1946, married in 1952 to Muriel (Malka Necha), daughter of Sara Wilensky & R' Bezalel ...
  • Gov. Frank (Shraga Feivel) R. Licht (1916 - 1987)
    Frank R. Licht (March 13, 1916 – May 30, 1987) was an American politician and the 67th Governor of Rhode Island from 1969 to 1973, serving as the first Jewish Governor in Rhode Island state history. He...
  • Johannes Henrich Light, Sr (1726 - 1806)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A070301
  • Käthe Buckwitz (1905 - 1943)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs:Buckwitz, Käte Kaete Kaethegeborene Licht geboren am 10. März 1905 in Glogau / - / Schlesien wohnhaft in Haynau und Berlin (Wilmersdorf)Deportation: ab Berlin ...
  • Martha Schwerin (1872 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs:Schwerin, Martha geb. List geboren am 17. August 1872 in Posen (poln. Poznan)/Posenwohnhaft in Berlin (Tiergarten)Todesdatum 02. Oktober 1942Todesort Berlin Fr...

About the Licht surname

Szaja Prinz - and Licht from Kepno(Kempen)

My Great-great-grandfather Szaja Prinz was born in Kepno, (Kępno, Kempen) Wielkopolska, Poland in about 1825, His wife Rosalie Prinz (born Herschlikow in 1829 in Myslowitz, Muslowice, Poland) My great-grandfather Moritz (Moses) Prinz was born in Kepno on Jan 10 1847. He was married to his first wife, Dorothea Prinz (born Licht) born on April 6 1845. They had 3 kids: (1) Simon (Shimon) Prinz born in Kepno on Feb 10 1876 and moved to Kattowitz/Katowice, Germany/Poland, He was married to Eliza or Elisa Prinz (born Königsberger). they had 2 kids: Walter (Valter) Prinz was born in Kepno on Aug 5 1911 and Lotte Pawlak / Pollack (born Prinz in Kattowitz on May 14 1906) (2) Rosalia Licht (born Prinz) born in Kepno on Jun 17 1878 She was married to David Licht born in Kepno on Apr 20 1875 and they moved to Wrocław, Poland, (as of census in May 1939). not known kids (3) My Grandfather, Joseph,(Josef) Prinz born in Kepno on June 16 1873, he was married to his first wife Nani Prinz (born Berg on Sep 2 1878) from Dobrodzień, Poland / Guttentag, Silesia, Germany. they moved to Bierdzany, Poland (Burkhardsdorf, Germany) and than to Opplen (Opole), where is 1st wife died, (they had 3 kids one of them is my father). Joseph had a 2nd wife; Gertrud Prinz (born Fraenkel from Berlin), no kids.

For more information and photos feel free to contact me: Michael Perry (nee Prinz) Israel, HaDuchifat 33, 7685000 +972-544462539