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Willi May

Male 1878 - 1940  (61 years)


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  • Name Willi May 
    Born 24 Sep 1878  Warburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography As a result of inflation the grain company collapsed in May 1925, and Willy May went to Münster on 9th October 1926 with his wife, Rita, and son, Kurt, who had been born on 28th September 1914 in Warburg. The family finally emigrated to Cordoba in Argentina.

    My father was the owner of a grain company, S. May, founded in 1820. In 1927 we moved to Münster, where my father continued in the grain business. My mother died in Münster on 5.8.1929. I myself was born on 28.9.1914 in Paderborn. My parents lived at the time in Warburg. My father died on 10.1.1940 in the Jewish Hospital in Hanover. He was brought to Münster and buried next to my mother in the Jewish cemetery there.  [1, 2
    Hebrew Birth 26 Elu 5638 
    Hebrew Death 29 Tev 5700 
    Occupation Grain Dealer 
    Residence Warburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Muenster, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 10 Jan 1940  Hannover, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Muenster, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2712  Blank Family
    Last Modified 25 May 2010 

    Father Israel May,   b. 6 May 1840, Herlinghausen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1920, Warburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Bertha Eichenberg,   b. 14 Feb 1849, Adelebsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912, Warburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married Warburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kaethe Lenzberg,   b. 30 Oct 1887, Lemgo, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1929, Muenster, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Children 
     1. Kurt May,   b. 28 Sep 1914, Paderborn, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes - date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2008 
    Family ID F1127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Sep 1878 - Warburg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Warburg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Muenster, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jan 1940 - Hannover, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Muenster, Germany Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Warburg Gedenkbukh, Warburg, Germany.

    2. [S57] Letter from, Kurt May.


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