The Markus Ambrunn Family

Markus Ambrunn, merchant, and his wife Sophie, née Reichold, lived in the house at Gerberstrasse 10, which was pulled down in 1983. It’s unfortunately not known when they came to Gunzenhausen.

Their only daughter Mathilde was born in Gunzenhausen on 15. July 1886. In 1905 she married Ferdinand van Wien, with whom she later lived in Munich. Ferdinand van Wien was murdered in in the Dachau concentration camp in 1938. His widow managed to emigrate to the USA in 1939.

© Documentation of Gunzenhausen Jewish residents, by Werner Mühlhäußer