Que Que, Southern Rhodesia
Jewish Residents of Que Que, Southern Rhodesia in the 1950s
- Aronowitz, Solly and ?. He had been mayor of Que Que at one
time, and also started building what eventually became the
Sebakwe Hotel. It never reached completion and it stood
incomplete for years. They had a son Richard and a daughter
- Ashkenazi (Ash), Simon
- Bradt, Jacob and Queenie who had two daughters and a son.
- Rabbi Ari Ehrman and wife Ibi. They had a daughter Yetta and
- Fine, Cecil and Suki and a daughter Michelle.
- Goldberg, Isaac and Jenny and children Edmund and Doreen.
Another daughter Lorna was born later in Bulawayo. Isaac
Goldberg was chief geologist on the Globe and Phoenix Gold
- Haimowitz, Bertha and her late husband worked for the G and
P Mine Store called Que Que Stores. Bertha survived her
husband for a long time and worked for Sam Rick's furniture
shop. She lived at the ? Hotel, not the Que Que Hotel. The
- Hatchuel, Solly and Allegria and two sons
- Hirsch, Morris and Joan and Brian and Dianna and David. Dr
Hirsch was the city doctor and was elected mayor an later a
Member of Parliament.
- Kahn, Barney and wife. He had a butcher shop out at the
- Keril, Esther and Herzl. They had a daughter Lucille who
became a music teacher. Keril was the nephew of the Sloman
- Malkow, Harry and Jane. They had a son and a daughter.
- Phillipson, Julius and Martha and Enid and Elmer.
- Pohl, old Mr and Mrs had a fruit and vegetable shop. Their
daughter helped in the store. Can't remember her name. The
daughter had a daughter called Paula. Her late husband was a
- Rick, Isaac and Bella. They had three sons, Simon, Alan
and Myer. They had the butchery.
- Rick, Sam and Sally. There were two sons, Myer and much
- Samson, Ronnie and Ida. Ida was born Schattil and they had a
daughter. Ronnie and brother-in-law Ralph worked together.
- Schattil - Mr and Mrs Joseph Schattil. They had a kaffir
store at the Steelworks.
- Schattil - Ralph. Worked at the kaffir store with his
parents. Ralph married Gertie. They had a daughter Gillian.
- Sloman:, Solomon who spent half the year in Cape Town and
the other half in Que Que. Had a son and a daughter Sarah. The
son is a doctor.
- Sloman, Reuben and Hannah had Aaron and Rochelle and Eileen
and Morris. Aaron and Morris, brilliant, studied in UK. Aaron
was a Rhodes Scholar and did nuclear physics. Eileen married
Arthur Chapman who came from Cape Town and they worked in the
business in Que Que.
Eileen was given the Redcliff Store. They had two children,
Grant and Alexandra.
- Sloman, Hinda and Mottel who had Tolly and Dan and
Renah. All of them immigrated to Israel. Tolly was an
engineer, married to Grace, and they lived on a kibbutz. Dan,
a dentist, married Cynthia. Renah married Sapperstein and they
had two sons.
- Srolowick. He worked for Slomans and they had two children,
a daughter and a son.
- Teperson, Morris and Freda. He ran the Midlands Bakery
together with Harry Malkow. But this was some time after their
business somewhere between Que Que and Gatooma - a "kaffir"
store. Can't remember the name. The Tepersons had three
children, Myer and Salome and Simon.
by Ed Goldberg
Last updated February 2012
Copyright © 2012 Ed Goldberg
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