Max Mayer and Rosa Reichenberg Family

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  • Max MayerFather | Male
    Max Mayer

    Born  Between 1883 and 1884  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Married  UNKNOWN  [1]   
    Father   
    Mother   

    Rosa ReichenbergMother | Female
    Rosa Reichenberg

    Born  10 Jan 1888  Nordenstadt, Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 May 1963  Queens, Queens, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Raphael Reichenberg | F44309 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Beatrice Weiss | F44309 Group Sheet 

    Ingeborg MayerChild 1 | Female
    Ingeborg Mayer

    Born     
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  ? Protentis | F44312 
    Married     

    Emile MayerChild 2 | Male
    Emile Mayer

    Born     
    Died  1969   
    Buried     

    Betty MayerChild 3 | Female
    Betty Mayer

    Born     
    Died  1984   
    Buried     

    Manfred MayerChild 4 | Male
    Manfred Mayer

    Born  18 Dec 1920  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 May 2002  Massapequa Park, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

  • Sources 
    1. [S1525] United States Holocaust Memorial Museum oral history collection, (Location: Washington, D.C.;), Parts 1 and 2 of Oral history interview with Ingeborg Mayer Protentis, interviewed by Ina Navazelskis, Brockton, Massachusetts, 8 August 2016.
      Ingeborg Protentis (née Mayer), born on February 17, 1932 in Würzburg, Germany, describes her parents Rosa Reichenberg and Max Mayer; being the youngest of four children (Emile, Betty, and an unnamed brother); her parents’ bakery and cafeteria; her father’s imprisonment in Dachau and Buchenwald before Kristallnacht; her mother’s attempts to have Max freed; Max’s return home after being imprisoned for three years; being six-years-old on Kristallnacht and her memories of that night; being imprisoned with her mother and mistreated by German soldiers; being released with her mother; going to the United States in February 1939; being placed in second grade; graduating high school; her family’s apartment in New York, partially furnished with some furniture from Germany; getting a job; meeting her husband; having three sons and living a good life; and traveling to Israel three times and meeting her family there.

      The transcript is available at https://collections.ushmm.org/oh_findingaids/RG-50.030.0886_trs_en.pdf
      https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn546121