Die Familie Kopfstein
The Kopfstein family (Moritz/Maurus, his wife Recha and the five or six children) left Lockenhaus probably in 1910.
History about the Kopfstein Family in Lockenhaus
Died in the Shoa
born March 21, 1856, in Lockenhaus, died presumably in 1942 in Auschwitz. Son of Samuel Kopfstein and Leny Feigelstock, merchant, father of six children, presumably all born in Lockenhaus, husband of Recha Kopfstein (Friedmann), publisher, owner of the Kopfstein groceryat the square in Lockenhaus (today Hauptstrasse 12, flower shop/post office).
Recha Kopfstein (Friedmann)
born October 16, 1870, in Tapolcsány (today Slovakia), died presumably in 1942 in Auschwitz. She is the mother of six children and, since 1888, the wife of Moritz/Maurus Kopfstein in Lockenhaus. Recha is the daughter of Heinrich Friedmann and Lina Spitzer.
Ilonka/Ilona Kopfstein (Blumenthal)
born November 4, 1889, in Lockenhaus, died presumably in 1942 in Auschwitz. Daughter of Moritz and Recha Kopfstein. Married to Rudolf/Rezso Blumenthal. Two children: Franz Ference Blumenthal and Eugen Blumenthal. According to the Page of Testimony in Yad Vashem, Ilonka was deported with her two sons.
born January 12, 1891, in Lockenhaus, died presumably in 1942 in Auschwitz. Son of Moritz and Recha Kopfstein. Attended commercial school, from 1915-1918 in military service WWII, steam mill owner in Györ.
born December 29, 1892, in Lockenhaus, died presumably in 1942 in Auschwitz. Son of Moritz and Recha Kopfstein. He attended commercial school and was "Prokurist" at the Magyar Bank in Györ.
born September 10, 1899, in Lockenhaus, died presumably in 1942 in Auschwitz. Son of Moritz and Recha Kopfstein. He attended the College of World Trade in Vienna, 1919 in military service WWII, partner in a trading company in Tapolcsány (birthplace of his mother). Married to Irena Fox (born 1908). Father of one son, Gustav Kopfstein (born 1936 in Hungary). Irene and Gustav were deported to Auschwitz on September 30, 1944, both their names are on a transport list to Auschwitz.
Six members of the Kopfstein family, all born in Lockenhaus, died in the Shoa. Research on the Kopfstein family was done on the Internet. Different research sites, family tree data, private records, research of email contact persons, etc. were compared and verified as far as possible. With high probability the few data to be read here correspond to the fate of the members of the Kopfstein family with the facts. Further research and results are only possible by visiting the archives of the mentioned concentration camps or by further search in the internet archives.
Survivors of the shoa
born April 13, 1902 in Lockenhaus, daughter of Moritz and Recha Kopfstein. She attended the lyceum (probably in Sopron) lived in Györ. Married to Dr. Emanuel/Mano Feher (born 1888 in Tapolcsány, died 1945 in Bergen-Belsen). One son: Ivan Peter Feher (born 1932, died in the Holocaust). Lina survived the Holocaust, she died 1988 in Bratislava.
born August 13, 1905, daughter of Moritz and Recha Kopfstein, married to Dr. Neumann (?)