Huşi, Romania

46°41' N, 28°04' E

Alternate names: Huşi [Rom], Khush [Yid], Husch [Ger], Hussburg [Ger], Khushi [Rus], Huszváros [Hun]


Our Husi Families: Schwartz

Feiga Schwartz was born in Russia in 1833. Her parents crossed the Prut River when she was 3 years old to Hoceni near Husi. Feiga and Azriel lived on Shtepan Cel Mare Street in Husi. Feige died in Husi at the age of 104.

Feiga and Azriel had 5 children: Ahron, Yanku, Lea, Mathilda, and Abraham. Ahron Schwartz married Cerna Steinberg. They had three children. Yanku Schwartz married Sura. They had six children. Lea Schwartz married Herman Berkovich. They had four children. Mathilda Schwartz married Chaim Fibovich. They had four children.

The last of Azriel and Feiga's children, Abraham Schwartz, was born in Husi in 1870. Abraham married Rachel Herschkovich. Rachel died in Hirlau in 1935. After that, Abraham lived in Husi on Ghica Voda Street. He died in Bucarest in 1956.

Abraham and Rachel Schwartz's daughter, Bertha, was born in Husi in 1900. This photo shows Bertha with her husband, Osias Haber, in Husi on their wedding day in 1927. Bertha died in Israel in 1972.

Abraham Schwartz with his grandchildren, siblings Schrage (left)and Renni (right) Haber.

Sara Schwartz (left) and Pnina Schwarz (right) were two of Abraham and Rachel Schwartz's other daughters and Bertha's sisters. Both Sara and Pnina died when they were only about 10.


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