Anna Wasserman


Name at birth
Anna Freistadt
Date of birth
Where were you born?
Where did you grow up?
Miskolc, Hungary
Name of father, occupation
Lajos Freistadt , Teacher
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Jolan Rosenzweig
Immediate family (names, birth order)
Parents and four children: Sandor Freistadt – born 1908, Maria Freistadt – April 12, 1910, Anna Freistadt – April 22, 1912 Ellie Freistadt – February 28, 1919
How many in entire extended family?
Ellie Freistadt married Lazlo Gubi: Children of Lazlo and Ellie Gubi; Sandor Gubi -Nephew Adolph Freistadt – Grandfather, Pepi (Spitz) Freistadt - Grandmother; Children of Adolph and Pepi Willie Freistadt: Uncle Joseph Freistadt, Uncle Harmina Freistadt. Aunt Miksa Freistadt. Aunt Frances Freistadt., one Aunt Freistadt unknown; Children of Joseph Freistadt: Sandor Freistadt, Cousin Laslo Freistadt, Cousin Maria Freistadt, Cousin Sarina Freistadt, Cousin; Children of Harmina and Aladar Singer: Miklos Singer - Cousin, Gyosz (Jussie) Singer - Cousin, Sandor Singer - Cousin, Laslo Singer - Cousin, Elli Singer - Cousin, Rozsi (Rosi) Singer - Cousin: Children of Frances Freistadt and Lalo Shire: Marion Shire – Cousin, Marton Rosenzweig – Grandfather Esther Braier – Grandmother: Children of Marton Rosenzweig and Esther Braier: Jolan Rosenzweig, Zeno Rosenzweig – Uncle Dezs (David) Rosenzweig – Uncle Samuel Rosenzweig – Uncle: Children of Zeno and Gizella Friedman: Erno Rosenzweig – Cousin, Magda Rosenzweig – Cousin
Who survived the Holocaust?
Out of 35 Immediate Family and Extended Family – Approx 15 survived
History unfortunately unknown.  It was too painful to ever talk about.
Name of Ghetto(s)
Name of Concentration / Labor Camp(s)
What DP Camp were you after the war?
Yes, Lager Leipheim (Lechfield) D.P. Camp Met her husband, Michael Wasserman, in D.P. Camp and got married there on January 7, 1947 in office. Also got married in a Jewish ceremony by a Rabbi on January 22, 1946. They used the Jewish ceremony date as their anniversary.
When did you come to the United States?
Arrived in New York, New York, USA from Munich, Germany on 12/14/1949
Where did you settle?
Detroit, Michigan
Occupation after the war
When and where were you married?
DP Camp Lechfield – Jewish Ceremony 1/22/1946 Civil Ceremony in DP Camp 1/7/1946
Michael (Mihaly) Wasserman , baker
Alex Wasserman – Engineer, Samuel Wasserman - Engineer
Lisa Wasserman - Engineer Susan Wasserman Bryan Wasserman – Engineer Carly Wasserman – Sound Editor; Great-Grandchildren: Ethan Wasserman, Caleb Wasserman, Shira Wasserman, Adrian Wasserman
What message would you like to leave for future generations?
Daughter–in-law - Rhonda (Lenzner) Wasserman
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