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Horwitz Family Patriarch
Yiddish: Henoch Hirsh
of Rezekne, Latvia
about 1838 to about 1909
His Personal Data
His Pedigree Chart
One version of our Family name in
While this transliterates to
Horwitz Click here to find
out more about our family name.
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Photos of Gutta Horwitz Family Gathering in Chicago 1948 to
celebrate the 25th wedding anniversary of Jack and Ida Horwitz
Henoch Hirsh Horowitz Family
in Chicago 1939
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then Float Cursor over face to
see who the person is. Click on face to go to that
Welcome to members of
the HORWITZ, HOROWITZ, HURWITZ, HUROWITSCH, GUREVICH, GUREVITCH, GUREWITSCH, HURWITSCH, GUREVICH, HUROWITSCH, GURVITZ, HURWITZ, GURVITZ, GUREVITCH, SAGALOVITCH, SEGAL,
We now know our Horwitz Ancestors Back to 1750
Click on the chart
to see the generations added by Aleks' report.
Horwitz Family Home in Rezekne
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According to the 1897 All Russia Census our family lived in House #9
on what is today Barona Street. Here is a Photo of House #9 taken 30
Nov 2003. The home has clearly been refurbished. (We are not sure this
is actually the same home or site but it could be.)
Participate in the Horowitz Y-DNA
project and let your "genes" do their own genealogy for you.
We need wide participation of family members. Click
on the following link now to find out more.
Horowitz Family Project at FamilyTreeDNA
We are in Haplogroup Q of Siberian
Origin. Join the Yahoo Group to find out what this means.
We have set up a Yahoo Discussion
Group to Discuss the Interesting Results of our Y-DNA Study
Already a member?
Click Here for a Link to That Group.
Listen to Bessie Horwitz Laibovitz
talk about life in Rezekne, Florence Falling
in the River, Nottie coming home unexpectedly, and lots more.
Recorded April 17, 1979, just a few weeks before she passed away.
Click on this Link.
Our Horwitz/Horowitz Family came
from Rezekne, Latvia
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Horowitz Family Name Comes
from a City in the Czech Republic (Horovice) near Prague
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Find Out More
Before Horovice the
Ha-Levi (Horowitz) Family Came from Gerona (Girona), Spain
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A Word About Riga
Riga sits on the banks of the Daugava
River just as it is about to enter the Baltic Sea. Thanks to the
kindness of Dave's Deloitte Partner
in Riga, Igor Rodin, Dave visited the Museum of "Jews in Latvia" and
connected with Aleksandrs Feigmanis.