The Ullmans

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  • Photo taken in:
    Budapest
    Year when photo was taken:
    1923
    Country name at time of photo:
    Hungary
    Country name today:
    Hungary
This is my mother and her family. The baby is Klari the daughter of my mother’s oldest sister Ilus. She is siting beside my grandpa. My grandmother Janka is standing on the left. Beside her is my mother then Marcsa and Jolan. The man is Dezso Schwartc Ilus’s husband. My mother's family, the Ullmanns, also came from Hajdudorog. My Ullmann grandparents had six children. My mother's oldest sister was Ilus, then came Iren, then my mother, Margit, she came in '94, then Jolan in '97, Marcsa in 1902, and after her Sanyi [nickname for the male Sandor]. My aunts all resembled one-another, in appearance and character too. Since he [the grandfather] had six kids he wasn't drafted to be a soldier, but worked for the Red Cross. For instance, he was there to meet the trains coming from the front in the First World War. My grandfather was a very good-looking man. He wore a top-hat and it was always a joy to walk with him on Andrassy Road [in Pest] because we lived nearby. Grandpa Ullmann prayed in the morning. He didn't go to temple much, but he prayed, every morning.

Interview details

Interviewee: Janos Dorogi
Month of interview:
February
Year of interview:
2001
Budapest, Hungary

KEY PERSON

Bela Ullmann
Jewish name:
Benjamin
Year of birth:
1860
City of birth:
Mihalyfalva
Country name at time of birth:
Hungary
Year of death:
1935
City of death:
Budapest
Country of death:
Hungary
Died:
before WW II
Occupation
before WW II:
Jeweler

Other Person

Janka Ullmann
Jewish name:
Hana
Year of birth:
1864
City of birth:
Eger
Country name at time of birth:
Hungary
Year of death:
1926
City of death:
Budapest
Country of death:
Hungary
Died:
before WW II
Occupation
before WW II:
Housewife
  • Previous family name: 
    Steiner

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