GÜNSTLING

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Updated 20 May 2017


Günstling, Alfred
Günstling, Arnošt

Günstling, Artur
Günstling, Bedřich (1861)
Günstling, Bedřich (1892)
Günstling, Falkmann
Günstling, Gustav (1853)
Günstling, Gustav (1858)
Günstling, Hermann
Günstling, Joachim Falkmann [My 4xGGF]
Günstling, Josef Joachim
Günstling, Karl (1850)
Günstling, Karl Koppelmann (1853)
Günstling, Karel (1924)
Günstling, Koppelmann [My 3xGGF]
Günstling, Mathias [My 2xGGF]
Günstling, Max
Günstling, Otto [My GF]
Günstling, Petr [My F]
Günstling, Samuel (1819)
Günstling, Samuel (1880)
Günstling, Siegfried [My GGF]
Günstlingová, Barbora
Günstlingová, Bertha
Günstlingová, Elsa
Günstlingová, Františka
Günstlingová, Grethe
Günstlingová, Gabriela
Günstlingová, Hana
Günstlingová, Hedvika
Günstlingová, Jindriška
Günstlingová, Johanna (1815)
Günstlingová, Johanna (1849)
Günstlingová, Johanna (1860)
Günstlingová, Johanna (1888)
{ Günstlingová, Juditha }
Günstlingová, Julie (27.3.1859)
Günstlingová, Julie (20.5.1859)
Günstlingová, Libuše
Günstlingová, Lucia
Günstlingová, Marie (1789)
Günstlingová, Marie (1899)
Günstlingová, Marta
Günstlingová, Margita
Günstlingová, Mathilde
Günstlingová, Ottilie
Günstlingová, Regina (1852)
Günstlingová, Regina (1855)
Günstlingová, Rosa
Günstlingová, Sofie
Günstlingová, Štěpánka
Günstlingová, Taubele
Günstlingová, Theresia
Günstlingová, Věra
Günstlingová, (Stillborn)


Günstling, Alfred [ b. 19.12.1890, Libeň 158 (Prague) - d. c.1942 Sobibór / Ossowa, Poland ] Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document
One of 9 children belonging to Karl K. and his second wife Emma (née Kornblüthová) Günstling. Alfred was born at home and his brit mila followed on the 8th day of life. He married Gisela Poriasová in at the Maisel Synagogue in Prague on 6 October 1918, and they subsequently had 3 children. From the marriage record it appears Alfred was a businessman/trader of some kind, and may have also been involved in business in Brod nad Tichou in western Bohemia. The entire family perished in the Holocaust. Last residence: Dlouhá 33, Prague.

poslední bydliště před deportací: Praha: I
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha: I., Lange Gasse 33 [I., Dlouhá 33]
transport At-776 (07.05.1942 Praha -> Terezín)
transport Ax-776 (09.05.1942 Terezín -> Sobibór, Ossowa)

Parents:
Günstling, Karl Koppelmann
Kornblüthová, Emma

Spouse(s):
Poriasová, Gisela

Children:
Günstlingová, Věra
Günstlingová, Margita
Günstling, Karel (1924)

Günstling, Arnošt [ b. 31.7.1889, Staré Město 658 (Prague) - d. 15.9.1890, Prague ] Police Conscription Document
Arnošt was the first son and middle child of Siegfried and Ottilia (née Kassowitzová) Günstling, and brother of my grandfather. Arnošt died in Prague as a toddler.

Parents:
Günstling, Siegfried
Kassowitzová, Ottilie

Spouse(s):
None

Children:
None


Günstling, Artur [ b. 16.11.1883, Josefov 63 (Prague) - d. 10.12.1884, Josefov 91 (Prague) ]
Artur was the youngest son of Karl K. and Sofie (née Rosenfeldová) Günstling. Sadly his mother did not recover from his birth, and she passed away only two weeks later from puerperal fever. The family also lost young Artur the following year. The death record simply says he passed away at home at 7 in the evening, from "Abzehrung," which roughly translates to emaciation.

Parents:
Günstling, Karl Koppelmann
Rosenfeldová, Sofie

Spouse(s):
None

Children:
None

Günstling, Bedřich (1861) [ b. 2.3.1861, Josefov 53 (Prague) - d. 1.7.1861, Prague ] Police Conscription Document
The last male child of Samuel and Anna (née Kohnová) Günstling. Bedřich (German = Friedrich) died as an infant.

Parents:
Günstling, Samuel (1819)
Kohnová, Anna

Spouse(s):
None

Children:
None

Günstling, Bedřich (1892) [ b. 7.8.1892, Prague - d. c.1942 Sobibór / Ossowa, Poland ] Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Passport Application (1 of 2) Passport Application (2 of 2) Probity Certificate (1 of 2) Probity Certificate (2 of 2) Passport photo (Restored)
Bedřich GünstlingOne of 9 children belonging to Karl K. and second wife Emma (née Kornblüthová) Günstling. It appears he went by Fritz, but of course Fritz, at least until after the formation of the Czechoslovak republic in 1918. Afterward it looks like he went to the Czech variant (Friedrich and Fritz are German variations of the Czech name Bedřich). He was a businessman of some kind. He married Emilie Goldschmidtová at the Maisel Synagogue in Prague on 15 February 1920, and together they had at least one child. All perished in the Holocaust. Last residence: U Milosrdných 12, with a number of his family members. I have restored his passport photo- image left, and linked above. The original is contained in the passport application, also linked above.

 



 

poslední bydliště před deportací: Praha: I
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha: I., Barmherzigengasse 12 [I., U Milosrdných 12]
transport At-784 (07.05.1942 Praha -> Terezín)
transport Ax-784 (09.05.1942 Terezín -> Sobibór, Ossowa)

Parents:
Günstling, Karl Koppelmann
Kornblüthová, Emma

Spouse(s):
Goldschmidtová, Emilie

Children:
Günstlingová, Hana


Günstling, Falkmann [ b.c. 1778 - d. 31.10.1857, Libeň (Prague) ]
Falkmann was the eldest son of Joachim Falkmann and Marta (née Teveles) Günstling. Falkmann is a most unusual name, and I have seen it only a couple of times in the many thousands of pages of records I've reviewed over the years. Falkmann married Rebekah Hahn on 6 December 1915 (this is probably an actual wedding date). It is unclear whether they had any children, but it would be something of a surprise if they did not. The death record indicates he passed away from "Alterschwache" - a sort of old-age syndrome.

Parents:
Günstling, Joachim Falkmann
Tevelesová, Martha

Spouse(s):
Hahnová, Rebeka

Children:
None/Unknown


Günstling, Joachim Falkmann [ b. c.1747, Prague? - d. 30.1.1835, Libeň 15 (Prague) ]
Joachim is the earliest-identified Günstling family member, and my fifth-great grandfather. He was the son of Moyse and Maria (maiden name unknown), apparently born with the surname Kalmus; the sole existing familiant record for this family indicates same. According to the same familiant record he married Martha Tevelesová in 1776. Note there doesn't appear to be an earlier familiant record for Moyse Kalmus, but there were a fair few Kalmus families in the Prague area around that time.

It's not clear if it was Joachim who changed the family name to Günstling, but it appears the whole of his immediate family took the new surname at the same time. This is plausible because we know his parents died with the Günstling surname. Of course, with the age of these records and the shuffling of names during that period for all Jews, there are many uncertainties in the information we have - there are some unclear names, lots of missing dates, and often no crystal-clear lines between people. I have collected additional contemporary Günstlings with unknown connections, but for now will include only the family members we know belong in the tree. Joachim passed away at home due to complications from pneumonia.

Parents:
Günstling (Kalmus), Moyse
(Unknown), Maria

Spouse(s):
Tevelesová, Martha

Children:
Günstling, Falkmann
Günstling, Josef Joachim
Günstling, Koppelmann
Günstlingová, Barbora
Günstlingová, Libuše
Günstlingová, Maria
Günstlingová, Rosa
Günstlingová, Taubele

Günstling, Josef Joachim [ b. 3.6.1796, Old Libeň or Prosek 22 (Prague) - d. 2.3.1852, Libeň 102 (Prague) ] Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document
Josef Joachim was the youngest son of Joachim Falkmann and Marta (née Teveles) Günstling. He was married twice, first to Barbora Polášek on 24 August 1823 (this may be a community consensus date rather than an actual wedding date). Conceiveably Barbora passed away at some point before 1849, although I have not yet uncovered a death record which confirm this. Josef re-married to Franziska Kücheová on 16 December 1849 at the Pinkas Synagogue in Prague. It appears Josef had only one child, a daughter with his first wife.

Parents:
Günstling, Joachim Falkmann
Tevelesová, Martha

Spouse(s):
Polášková, Barbora
Kücheová, Franziska

Children:
Günstlingová, Theresia

Günstling, Karel (1924) [ b. 23.8.1924, Prague ? - d. 25.7.1942, Majdanek, Poland ]
The only son of Alfred and Gisela Günstling. Karel was probably named after his grandfather. According to the Czech Holocaust Archive, Karel was the only one of his immediate family to be killed in Majdanek; the rest died at Sobibór or the Ossowa labor camp. Last residence, Dlouhá 33, Prague.

poslední bydliště před deportací: Praha: I
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha: I., Lange Gasse 33 [I., Dlouhá 33]
transport At-778 (07.05.1942 Praha -> Terezín)
transport Ax-778 (09.05.1942 Terezín -> Sobibór, Ossowa)

Parents:
Günstling, Alfred
Poriasová, Gisela

Spouse(s):
None

Children:
None


Günstling, Karl Koppelman (1853) [ b. 23.9.1853, Josefov 112 (Prague)? - d. 19.6.1907, Prague ] Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Obituary, Prager Tagblatt, 20 June 1907 Obituary, Prager Tagblatt, 21 June 1907 Obituary, Prager Tagblatt, 26 June 1907 Altstädter Café-Salon Advert, 25 March 1888
Karel was the eldest son of Samuel and Anna (née Kohnová) Günstling. He was born at home and his brit mila occurred at the Klausen Synagogue in Prague on his eighth day of life. He married twice, first to Sofie Rosenfeldová on 17 August 1879. She died in 1883 at age 25 as a result of puerpural fever just two weeks after the birth of their son Artur. Karl married again, to Emma Kornblüthová on 28 February 1886 in Prague. Karel had 4 children with Sofie and apparently 10 more children with Emma (we have only identified 9 so far). Interestingly, Karl and Emma named their first child Sofie.

According to an advert placed in the 25 March 1888 Prager Tagblatt newspaper, Karel was a restaurateur. It seems likely that Karel took over proprietorshop of the Altstädter Café-Salon from his father. The café is listed as being at "Egidigasse 452," which is now Jilská 452 in Prague 1. Karel's date of death is unclear vis-à-vis the conscription documents; one conscription record has 19.6.1906 and the other has 19.6.1907, but the 1907 date is correct (data confirmed by other vital records, and the obituaries included here). The main obituary has him listed as Karl K. Günstling. Note the printing error in the 21 June 1907 newspaper announcement which mistakenly also (!) says 1906. The 26 June obituary indicates he was a waiter, and died at 54 years of age at his home at no. 790, Prague I, which I believe is now Haštalská 790 in Josefov in Staré Město.

The restaurant advert says something like: "Old Town Café-Salon, under the personal direction of Carl Günstling. Separate kitchen only for the 'Easter-coffee', ritual conducted by Mrs. Kathi Grimm. We encourage everyone to join us. -The Entrepreneur" Pretty cool. The Hebrew appears to say "הפסח חג של"

Parents:
Günstling, Samuel (1819)
Kohnová, Anna

Spouse(s):
Rosenfeldová, Sofie (deceased)
Kornblüthová, Emma

Children with Sofie:
Günstling, Artur
Günstling, Samuel (1880)
Günstlingová, Elsa
Günstlingová, Ottilie

Children with Emma:
Günstling, Alfred
Günstling, Bedřich (1892)
Günstling, Max
Günstlingová, Gabriela
Günstlingová, Jindriška
Günstlingová, Marie (1899)
Günstlingová, Marta
Günstlingová, Sofie
Günstlingová, Štěpánka


Günstling, Koppelmann [ b. c.1781 Libeň?- d. 26.1.1826, Libeň 10 (Prague) ]
Koppelmann was the second son and second of 8 known children of Joachim Falkmann and Martha née Teveles Günstling. He is my 3rd-great grandfather. It appears that he was a master glassmaker. His first and only confirmed marriage was apparently to Sara Karpelesová. They were married in Prague on 7 February 1810 (this may be a community consensus date rather than an actual wedding date, as he was not the first-born son). Together they had the three children identified here, and possibly more.

There is at least the possibility that Koppelmann married one more time, to a Juditha (maiden name unclear). The records are somewhat murky on this matter. We have police conscription records from 1850 and 1853 for a Juditha Günstling, born 1776, but which list no maiden name. Those records indicated she was a widow. There is an 1855 death record for a Juditha Koppelmann Günstling (spelled Günsling in the record) which clearly says she was the widow of "Glasermeister Koppelmann Günstling." Whether these two Juditha's are the same is uncertain, but it seems likely. Adding support perhaps is the birth record for their granddaughter Johanna Günstling (1860), which gives the grandmother as Juditha Koppelmann Karpeles, presumably referring to Koppelmann's wife. Finally, there are disparities in various birth records which refer to the aforementioned as Sara or Anna Karpeles; nowhere do those records say Juditha. So it's possible, although highly questionable, that Kopplemann was married twice - both times to Karpeles women. It also may mean the unidentified Juditha in the 1850 and 1853 conscription documents refer to either wife.

Parents:
Günstling, Joachim Falkmann
Tevelesová, Martha

Spouse(s):
Karpelesová, Sara/Anna
Karpelesová, Juditha - speculation

Children:
Günstling, Mathias
Günstling, Samuel (1819)
Günstlingová, Johanna (1815)

 

Günstling, Mathias [ b. 10.6 or 10.7.1823, Old Libeň 27 (Prague) - d. 5.6.1876, Smichov 354 (Prague) ] Police Conscription Document
My great-great-grandfather, and son of Koppelmann and Sara (nee Karpelesová) Günstling. Apparently he was born at Old Libeň number 27. Mathias married the Theresia Brodová and together they had 8 children, most of whom didn't survive childhood. Interestingly it appears they had two sons called Gustav - the first born in 1853 appears to have died as an infant, and the second was born in 1858. Their eldest child Karel also died as an infant. All daughters - Julie, Johanna, Regina, and Lucia died as babies or young children. This would make Siegfried and the Gustav (1858) the only two children who survived childhood. According to records I viewed in-person at the Czech National Archives, Mathias died at home at Smichov no. 354.

Parents:
Günstling, Koppelmann
Karpeles, Sara/Anna

Spouse(s):
Brodová, Theresia

Children:
Günstling, Gustav (1853)
Günstling, Gustav (1858)
Günstling, Karel (1850)
Günstling, Siegfried
Günstlingová, Johanna (1861)
Günstlingová, Julie (27.3.1859)
Günstlingová, Lucia
Günstlingová, Regina (1852)



Günstling, Max [ b. 6.8.1888, Libeň 17 (Prague) - d. ? ] Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Passport Application (1 of 2) Passport Application (2 of 2) Residence Investigation (1 of 2) Residence Investigation (2 of 2) Criminal Proceedings (1 of 2) Criminal Proceedings (2 of 2) Max Günstling
Max GünstlingMax was a son of Karl K. and Emma (née Kornblüthová) Günstling. Max served in the Austro-Hungarian military as an enlisted man in 1915. He married Karla Zluvová, a non-Jew, on 3 February 1915 in Žižkov. Together they had two children. Max's fate is uncertain, as the Czech Holocaust archive removed him from their database sometime in 2012. This indicates he could have been a survivor, although there is no information currently available that supports this conclusion. The original entry in the Czech Holocaust archive was very simple, and indicates he was a Holocaust victim. I have restored his passport photo- image left, and linked above. The original is contained in the passport application, also linked above.

 

 

 

Narozen 1888
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu:
Praha XI, Dvořákova 33
Zahynul

The Dvořaková 33 address is unexpected - I suspect this is a mistake and should be Dlouhá 33, but the ITS seem to believe the former was the correct address. Under the Nürnberg laws, the two girls were no doubt labeled "Mischlinge" - a term used by the Nazis to identify children of mixed (Jew and non-Jew) marriages. For sure their daughter Hedvika was a survivor - she returned from Terezín to life in Prague after the war, then married and had children of her own. There is no information currently available on Františka's fate, although the census record appears to label her a Catholic. As such it's possible she was not subjected to deportation and possible death at the hands of the Nazis.

Parents:
Günstling, Karl Koppelmann
Kornblüthová, Emma


Spouse(s):
Zluvová, Karla

Children:
Günstlingová, Františka
Günstlingová, Hedvika


Günstling, Otto [ b. 31.1.1894, Vinohrady 502 (Prague) - d. 7.8.1942, Majdanek, Poland ]  Otto Günstling, 1938 Otto and Kamila Günstling, 1932 Police Conscription Document Deportation Card Majdanek Death Register Information Card, Unknown Purpose
Věra GünstlingováMy grandfather and husband of Kamilla Klingerová, whom he married in a civil ceremony in 17 Feb 1932 in Staroměstská.  According to available documentation Otto was born in the Vinohrady district of Prague in 1894 (coincidentally just blocks away from where my father was born). He was a bank officer by profession, and there has been some mention that he was part of the Czech anti-fascist movement, which in addition to being Jewish led to his arrest, deportation, and death.  As with many of my other family members, his name is preserved in perpetuity on the walls of the Pinkas Synagogue in Prague. My grandparents were divorced in 1936.

The supposition is that my grandfather's activism contributed to his quick deportation on the so-called "Heydrich" transport - he was sent directly from Prague to the Majdanek forced-labor and death camp rather than temporarily to the concentration camp at Terezín or another ghetto. Additionally, there were a significant number of political activists and prisoners, Jewish and otherwise, who were deported from Prague in early June 1942; in particular, there were 1000 people on the same AAh transport that held my grandfather and other family members. The only known survivor of the AAh transport was a man who jumped from the train during the deportation.

From The Holocaust Research Project:

     "Following the death of Reinhard Heydrich - on 9 June 1942 about 1,000 Jews left Prague in a single train which was numbered “AaH – Attentat aus Heydrich – for Poland. The official destination was Ujazdow in the Lublin district, but in all probability this transport was murdered in the death camp at Belzec."

Of course many of these Jews ended up being murderd in camps other than Belzec - many were sent to Majdanek like my grandfather, and some also to Sobibór. My grandfather lasted only two months at Majdanek before he was summarily executed.

poslední bydliště před deportací: Praha: XII
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha: XII., Seumestrasse 8 [XII., Seumeho ul. 8]
transport AAh-31 (10.06.1942 Praha -> Ujazdow)


Notes: Actual deportation documents place Otto at Sladkovského 8, not Seumeho ulice 8, prior to his deporation. Certain other Holocaust records list him as having lived at Praha XII, Seumestrasse 8 (same as Seumeho ul.) which is now Balbínova 8 in Vinohrady. Notably this is only about two blocks from where Otto's parents lived. Ujazdow is in the Lublin district in Poland and was used as a staging area very near the Majdanek forced-labor and death camp. 

Parents:
Günstling, Siegfried
Kassowitzová, Ottilie

Spouse(s):
Klingerová, Kamilla (1909)

Children:
Günstling, Petr


Günstling, Samuel (1819) [ b. 18.5.1819, Old Libeň (Prague) - d. 5.4.1880, Prague ] Police Conscription Document Obituary, Prager Tagblatt, 7 April 1880 Obituary, Prager Tagblatt, 7 April 1880
Eldest known son of Koppelmann and Sara (née Karpeles) Günstling. He was born at Libeň 27, as was his brother. Samuel married Anna Kohnová on 19 August 1849 at the Old-New Synagogue in Prague, and together they had at least 8 children. According to the sole conscription document and the census record Samuel was a "glasermeister" - a master glazier - but his obituary indicates he was a restaurateur. Nothing negates the possibility that he was both. It appears that he may have operated the Altstädter Café-Salon in Old Town Prague (see his son's background for more information).

Notes: The name translation on the conscription document for a daughter listed as "Betti" is not correct. It's a misidentification his daughter Bertha. Likewise, the PCD mentions Petr who is also missing from the obituary and the census record. There is a Philip listed in the census record with a birthdate of 2 March 1861 which matches what the conscription record says for Friedrich - this seems to mean that Petr = Philip = Bedřich. The Regina on the conscription record corresponds with what appears to be Rebeka on the census record. By my math that gives us 8 children based on the census record and 9 children from the conscription record. If we consider all of the unexplained names, there is a total possible of 10 children. At this time there is no way to account for the discrepancies between the various sets of records, but suffice it to say this kind of broadly anomalous record-keeping wasn't usual. For now we have removed Petr and Betti as probably mistakenly added to the conscription record.

Parents:
Günstling, Koppelmann
Karpeles, Sara/Anna

Spouse(s):
Kohnová, Anna

Children:
Günstling, Bedřich (1861)
Günstling, Hermann
Günstling, Karl Koppelmann
Günstlingová, Bertha
Günstlingová, Johanna (1849)
Günstlingová, Julie (20.5.1859)
Günstlingová, Mathilde
Günstlingová, Regina


Günstling, Samuel (1880) [ b. 31.5.1880, Staré Město 32 (Prague) - d. 20.5.1921, Vienna, Austria ] Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document
The eldest child of Karl K. and Sofie née Rosenfeldová Günstling. Unfortunately we know almost nothing about his life. He married Olga Käuflerová on 19 August 1906 at the Olomouc Temple (she was from Olomouc). Together they had only one daughter as far as we know. Subsequent to that, neither Samuel's life nor death is especially well-documented. We have one small obituary which calls him "Semi Günstling," but which doesn't mention his wife, daughter, or any other family members. Additionally, the Viennese records seem to calculate his age as 33 at the time of death, although we know him to have been about 41. He apparently died in a Vienna general hospital.

The following appears to be where Samuel is buried in Vienna:

Section: T4 Group: 10 Row: 8 Grave: 79
Address: 1020, Ilgplatz 9 Wiener Zentralfriedhof
Vienna / Austria

His daughter, while listed in the Olomouc Jewish birth register with a 23 June 1907 birthdate, appears to have been documented by the Czech Holocaust archive with a 22 June 1907 date of birth. If that is correct she would have married a Huppert, and perished in the Holocaust along with her son and mother.

Parents:
Günstling, Karl Koppelmann

Rosenfeldová, Sofie

Spouse(s):
Käuflerová, Olga

Children:
Günstlingová, Grethe


Günstling, Siegfried [ b. 30.4.1862, Libeň (Prague) - d. 25.9.1935, Prague ] Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document. Police Conscription Document. Graves of Siegfried and Otilia Günstling, Nový Židovské Hřbitov, Praha
My great-grandfather, and son of Mathias and Theresia (née Brodová) Günstling. He married Ottilia Kassowitzová on 20 December 1885 in Prague, and they had 3 children, only two of whom survived to adulthood (Arnošt died as an infant). Siegfried was a "reisender" or traveling salesman of some kind according to the conscription records. The marriage record says he was a "Platzagent" although it's not clear what that means.  In 1886 the Günstlings lived at what I think is now Vejvodova 941/4 in Staré Město, and by 1893 they had moved to Vinohrady at Na Smetance 502/12, the house where my grandfather was born. In 1905 they moved just on to the next block into a building on the corner of Mánesova and Italská; either address is appropriate depending on the entrance to the building - Italská 753/27 or Mánesova 753/15 (it's the same building but with two addresses). He passed away in 1935 (cause of death unclear from the available record), and is buried in the New Jewish Cemetery at Section 25 / Row 6 / Grave 12, near my great-grandmother.

Parents:
Günstling, Mathias
Brodová, Theresia

Spouse(s):
Kassowitzová, Ottilie

Children:
Günstlingová, Johanna (1888)
Günstling, Arnošt
Günstling, Otto


Günstlingová, Bertha [ b. 11.11.1863 , Libeň (Prague) - d. 12.8.1942, Terezín, Bohemia ] Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Engagement Notice, Prager Tagblatt, 18 March 1885 Postmortem
A daughter of Samuel and Anna (née Kohnová) Günstling. Bertha married Zikmund Porges on 31 May 1885 in Prague, and together they had two children. According to the Czech Holocaust Archives, Bertha was living with her daughter Alice at the time of her deportation. Bertha, Alice, and Alice's daughter Gerta all perished in the Shoah, but her son Paul survived. No further information is currently available. Last residence, Španělská 8, Prague.

poslední bydliště před deportací: Praha: XII
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha: XII., Spanische Strasse 8 [XII., Španělská 8], c/o Fischl
transport AAq-883 (13.07.1942 Praha -> Terezín)

Parents:
Günstling, Samuel (1819)
Kohnová, Anna

Spouse(s):
Porges, Zikmund

Children:
Porges, Paul
Porgesová, Alice


Günstlingová, Elsa [ b. 9.5.1881, Josefov 39 (Prague) - d. 3.10.1948, London, England ]
Else was the eldest daughter of Karl K. and Sofie (née Rosenfeldová) Günstling. It's not clear if she was ever married, but we know she moved to Vienna in February, 1918, where she lived until the Anschluß in 1938. She managed to secure a visa to England where she arrived on 21 February 1939, and she was certainly single at that time. Apparently she was quite friendly with my grandmother, and they kept in touch during their refuge in England during the war. There isn't much information besides this. We know Else passed away in 1948, and that her last known address was in Cambridge.

Parents:
Günstling, Karl Koppelmann
Rosenfeldová, Sofie

Spouse(s):
None/Unknown

Children:
None


Günstlingová, Gabriela [ b. 8.11.1893, Josefov 26 (Prague) - d. c.1941, Łódź / Chelmno, Poland ] Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document
A daughter of Karel and Emma (née Kornblüthová) Günstling. Gabriela married Emil Gans on 6 June 1920 in the Maisel Synagogue in Prague, but it's not clear if they were still together at the time of her deportation. Gabriela and her sons were all deported to Łódź in Poland, and all perished in the Holocaust. Last residence: U Milosrdných 12, Prague, with a number of her family members.

narozena 08.11.1893
poslední bydliště před deportací: Praha: I
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha: I., Barmherzigengasse 12 [I., U Milosrdných 12]
transport E-284 (03.11.1941 Praha -> Lodž)

Parents:
Günstling, Karl Koppelmann
Kornblüthová, Emma


Spouse(s):
Gans, Emil

Children:
Gans, Vilém
Gans, Kurt Ota


Günstlingová, Jindřiška [ b. 26.2.1898, Josefov 26 (Prague) - d. 1942, Auschwitz, Poland ] Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document
A daughter of Karel and Emma (née Kornblüthová) Günstling, she is listed as Henrieta (Czech version of Henriette, although the proper Czech adaptation of the name would be Jindřiška) in the Czech Holocaust Archives. It appears that Henriette was single at the time of her deportation and death in 1942. Curiously, she was deported some months after her brothers and sisters, but at the same time as her sister Marta. As with many of her siblings, she perished in Auschwitz. Last residence: U Milosrdných 12, Prague, with a number of her family members.

poslední bydliště před deportací: Praha: I
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha: I., Barmherzigengasse 12 [I., U Milosrdných 12]
transport Ca-210 (24.10.1942 Praha -> Terezín)
transport By-1452 (26.10.1942 Terezín -> Osvětim)

Note: I'm missing information on the identity of the person who was #209 on the Ca transport from Prague to Terezín (Ca-209) - this person would be registered between Jindřiška and her sister Martha, and may be another family member.

Parents:
Günstling, Karl Koppelmann
Kornblüthová, Emma


Spouse(s)
:
None/Unknown

Children:
None/Unknown


Günstlingová, Johanna (1815) [ b. 11.10.1815, Libeň 36 (Prague) - d. ? ] Police Conscription Document
Johanna is the only known daughter of Koppelmann and Sara/Anna (née Karpelesová) Günstling, and the elder sister of my great-great-grandfather Mathias Günstling. She married Moritz Salomon Raudnitz on 28 October 1849 in the High Synagogue in Prague. They don't appear to have had any children, and I also have not located a death record for Johanna. The last date on the existing census record is 1881, so it seems like she lived past that date. The possibility remains, however unlikely, that she remarried following Moritz's 1873 death and took another surname - that may explain the absence of any obvious record concerning her passing.

Parents:
Günstling, Koppelmann
Karpeles, Sara/Anna


Spouse(s):
Raudnitz, Moritz Salomon

Children:
Unknown


Günstlingová, Johanna (1849) [ b. 30.11.1849, Josefov 376 (Prague) - d. 12.1.1918, Prague ] Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Obituary, Prager Tagblatt, 13 January 1918
The eldest daughter and first child of Samuel and Anna (née Kohnová) Günstling. She married Samuel Kolberg (Kohn) - almost surely unrelated to her mother - on 5 May 1867 at the "Old" synagogue in Prague. Together they had no fewer than 8 children. Apparently she worked as a real estate agent. Note also the name change from Kohn to Kolberg, presumably at her husband's behest. She passed away at home at 9:45 in the morning from complications due to diabetes and marasmus.

Parents:
Günstling, Samuel (1819)
Kohnová, Anna


Spouse(s):
Kolberg (Kohn), Samuel

Children:
Kolberg, Arnošt
Kolberg, Emil
Kolberg, Otto
Kolberg, Rudolf
Kolbergová, Ernestine
Kolbergová, Hedwig
Kolbergová, Rosa
Kolbergová, Selma


Günstlingová, Johanna (1860) [ b. 18.12.1860, Josefov 132 (Prague) - d. 3.3.1861, Prague ] Police Conscription Document  
Johanna was born to Mathias and Theresia (née Brodová) Günstling and was the sister of my great-grandfather Siegfried. She died as an infant.

Parents:
Günstling, Mathias
Brodová, Theresia

Spouse(s):
None

Children:
None

Günstlingová, Johanna (1888) [ b. 22.1.1888, Staré Město 658 (Prague) - d. c. 1942, Unknown ] Police Conscription Document. Police Conscription Document Birthday Announcement for Emil Weis, Prager Tagblatt, 25 October 1908
Johanna was the only daughter of Siegfried and Ottilia (née Kassowitzová) Günstling, and my grandfather's older sister. I have included a 25 October 1908 Prager Tagblatt birthday announcement and guest list (see link above) which mentions Johanna - single at that time - as an invitee. From the census documentation, we know Johanna married Otto Klauber of Prague in Vinohrady on 18 December 1910. Johanna and Otto had one daughter, Herta, who was born in Vinohrady. According to the census record they lived in Vienna in 1919. Obviously they returned to Prague, apparently staying at her parents' place until the deportations began.

Note the conscription document lists her as Hanne while the Czech Holocaust Archive have her listed as Jana, both common permutations of the name Johanna. The whole family perished in the Shoah; as you can see in the Czech Holocaust archive record, their place of death is unknown ("neznámé místo" means "unknown place"). I have received some information from the ITS, but they couldn't shed any light on her fate. Last residence, Mánesova 30 or Barthouva 30, Prague.

poslední bydliště před deportací: Praha, XII
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha XII, Mánesova 30
transport Au, č. 852 (12.05.1942 Praha -> Terezín)
transport AAi, č. 981 (13.06.1942 Terezín -> neznámé místo)
Note: The actual deportation card shows the last address was Praha XII, Barthouova 30.

Parents:
Günstling, Siegfried
Kassowitzová, Ottilie

Spouse(s):
Klauber, Otto

Children:
Klauberová, Herta


Günstlingová, Juditha [ b. c. 1776, Old Libeň (Prague) - d. 3.8.1855, Josefov 45 (Prague) ] Conscription or Residency Document Conscription or Residency Document
There are two conscription documents for this Juditha Günstling in the Czech archives. She's listed has having a birthdate of 1776 and 76 years old at the time of the first registration in 1850. That document describes her as blind, widowed, of small stature, and with gray hair, and says she spoke Austrian German. The same document says she lived in Karlín (then Karolinenthal), and was born in Old Libeň. The second conscription document doesn't say much, except that it's clear she was still alive on 26 January 1853 at the time of that survey. Neither document provides any detail about any offspring or marriage.

It appears this Juditha may be either my 3rd-great grandmother and first wife of Koppelmann Günstling, or that she was his second wife & widow. Please see Koppelmann's profile for additional information.

Regardless, this Juditha passed away at 7 in the morning at home, from general old age dysfunctions.

Günstlingová, Julie [b. 20.5.1859, Josefov 124 (Prague) - d. ?] Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document
The middle child and daughter of Samuel and Anna (née Kohnová) Günstling. She married Johann Kobler on 1 June 1879 in Prague. Together they had at least 5 children, two of whom died as toddlers. Julie's fate is unknown.

Parents:
Günstling, Samuel (1819)
Kohnová, Anna


Spouse(s):
Kobler, Johann

Children:
Kobler, Ferdinand (1881)
Kobler, Felix
Koblerová, Karoline
Koblerová, Irma
Koblerová, Zdeňka


Günstlingová, Libuše [ b. c.1783, Prague ? - d. ? ]
Libuše was the eldest daughter of Joachim Falkmann and Martha (née Tevelesová) Günstling. Not much information is available about her life, but we know she married Israel Weinsberg (also spelled across records as Weinberg, Weinberger, Weinburg, among other variations) on 6 September 1815 in Prague. It's not clear if they had any children, but at least one potential son exists - a Joachim "Weinberg" born 4 September 1824.

Parents:
Günstling, Joachim Falkmann
Tevelesová, Martha


Spouse(s):
Weinsberg, Israel

Children:
Unknown


Günstlingová, Margita [ b. 28.5.1922, Prague - d. 1942, Sobibor, Poland ]
Margita was a daughter of Alfred and Gisela (née Poriasová) Günstling. Margita perished in the Shoah, as did all of her family members.

poslední bydlište pred deportací: Praha: I
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha: I., Lange Gasse 33 [I., Dlouhá 33]
transport At-779 (07.05.1942 Praha -> Terezín)
transport Ax-779 (09.05.1942 Terezín -> Sobibór, Ossowa)

Parents:
Günstling, Alfred
Poriasová, Gisela

Spouse(s):
None

Children:
None


Günstlingová, Maria [ b. 1.7.1789, Libeň 12 (Prague) - d. 9.9.1791, Libeň 12 (Prague) ]
A daughter of Joachim Falkmann and Martha (née Tevelesová) Günstling, Maria seems to have been named for her grandmother, who passed away in 1788. Maria died as a toddler.

Parents:
Günstling, Joachim Falkmann
Tevelesová, Martha


Spouse(s):
None

Children:
None


Günstlingová, Marie [ b. 10.9.1899, Josefov 26 (Prague) - d. 1944, Auschwitz, Poland ] Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document
Marie was a daughter of Karl K. and Emma née Kornblüthová Günstling - their second youngest. She married Josef Meller on 4 September 1927 at the Maisel Synagogue in Prague. It's not clear whether they had any children, but it's at least a possibility. Josef's fate is unknown, but Marie perished in Auschwitz. Last residence, U Milosrdných 12, Prague, with her family.

poslední bydlište pred deportací: Praha: I
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha: I., Barmherzigengasse 12 [I., U Milosrdných 12]
transport N-62 (17.12.1941 Praha -> Terezín)
transport Ev-1344 (28.10.1944 Terezín -> Osvetim)

Parents:
Günstling, Karl Koppelmann
Kornblüthová, Emma

Spouse(s):
Meller, Josef

Children:
Unknown

Günstlingová, Marta [ b. 2.12.1900, Josefov 26 (Prague) - d. 1942, Auschwitz, Poland ] Police Conscription Document Police Conscription Document
The youngest child of Karel and Emma (née Kornblüthová) Günstling. It appears that she was single at the time of her deportation and death in 1942, and there's no evidence of a marriage up to that point. Last residence, U Milosrdných 12, Prague, with a number of her family members.

poslední bydliště před deportací: Praha: I
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha: I., Barmherzigengasse 12 [I., U Milosrdných 12]
transport Ca-208 (24.10.1942 Praha -> Terezín)
transport By-1451 (26.10.1942 Terezín -> Osvětim)

Note: I'm missing information on the identity of the person who was #209 on the Ca transport from Prague to Terezín (Ca-209) - this person would be registered between Martha and her sister Jindřiška, and may be another family member.

Parents:
Günstling, Karl Koppelmann
Kornblüthová, Emma


Spouse:
None

Children:
Unknown


Günstlingová, Margita [ b. 28.5.1922, Prague - d. 1942, Sobibór / Ossowa, Poland ]
The middle child and second daughter of Alfred and Gisela (née Poriasová) Günstling. The whole of Margita's family were lost in the Shoah. Last residence, Dlouhá 33, Prague.

poslední bydliště před deportací: Praha: I
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha: I., Lange Gasse 33 [I., Dlouhá 33]
transport At-779 (07.05.1942 Praha -> Terezín)
transport Ax-779 (09.05.1942 Terezín -> Sobibór, Ossowa)

Parents:
Günstling, Alfred
Poriasová, Gisela

Spouse(s):
None

Children:
None


Günstlingová, Regina (1855) [ b. 22.4.1855, Holešovice (Prague) - d. 10.9.1942, Terezín, Bohemia ] Police Conscription Document Terezin Death Document
Regina was a daughter of Samuel and Anna (née Kohnová) Günstling. At least one confirmed birth record refers to her as Rebeka. She married Josef Schubert on 2 August 1874 in Prague, and together the had at least 8 children. At the time of her deportation to Terezín it apperars that she was a widow. According to her Terezín death record, Regina died of a brain hemorrhage and heart failure. Last residence, Dušní 16, Prague.

Note: The two other Schuberts at Regina's last residence were Benno, her son, and his wife Olga née Segerová. It is probable that her daughter Paula passed away before 9 April 1907, Josef's date of death.

poslední bydliště před deportací: Praha: V
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha: V., Geistgasse 16 [V., Dušní 16]
transport AAe-433 (20.06.1942 Praha -> Terezín)

Parents:
Günstling, Samuel (1819)
Kohnová, Anna


Spouse(s):
Schubert, Josef (1844)

Children:
Schubert, Benno
Schubert, Hugo
Schubert, Kamil
Schubert, Leo Abraham
Schubert, Max
Schubertová, Alžběta
Schubertová, Paula
Schubertová, Rosa


Günstlingová, Rosa [ b. 11.12.1798, Libeň 24 (Prague) - d. 17.12.1884, Libeň (Prague) ]
Rosa was apparently the youngest child of Joachim Falkmann and Marta (née Tevelesová) Günstling. Her Hebrew name was Riesl. She married Samuel Löwy probably sometime in the early 1830's. Together they had at least two children - likely more.

Parents:
Günstling, Joachim Falkmann
Tevelesová, Martha

Spouse(s):
Löwy, Samuel

Children:
Löwyová, Mathilde
Löwyová, (unknown)


Günstlingová, Sofie [ b. 11.1.1887, Staré Město 693 (Prague) - d. 1943, Auschwitz, Poland ]
Sofie was the first of at least nine children born to Karl K. and Emma (née Kornblüthová) Günstling. She married Oskar Richter on 23 March 1919 at the Maisel Synagogue in Prague. Together they had two sons. Oskar perished in Terezín and both Sofie & their son František were murdered in Auschwitz, but Jiři appears to have been a survivor. Last residence, Cimburkova 3, Prague.

poslední bydlište pred deportací: Praha: XIX
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha: XI., Cimburgstrasse 3 [XI., Cimburkova 3]
transport AAl-36 (02.07.1942 Praha -> Terezín)
transport Ds-926 (18.12.1943 Terezín -> Osvětim)

Parents:
Günstling, Karl Koppelmann
Kornblüthová, Emma


Spouse(s):
Richter, Oskar

Children:
Richter, František
Richter, Jiři


Günstlingová, Štěpánka [ b. 28.5.1895, Josefov 26 (Prague) - d. 1942, ? ]
Štěpánka was a daughter of Karl K. and Emma née Kornblüthová Günstling, and may have gone by Steffi or Stefanie - the German variants of her name. She married Rudolf Altschul, probably around 1920. It's not clear whether the couple had any children. Both perished in the Holocaust, at an unknown location. Last residence, Kamenická 51, Prague.

poslední bydlište pred deportací: Praha, XIX
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha XIX, Kamenická 51
transport X, c. 614 (12.02.1942 Praha -> Terezín)
transport AAi, c. 648 (13.06.1942 Terezín -> neznámé místo)

Parents:
Günstling, Karl Koppelmann
Kornblüthová, Emma


Spouse(s):
Altschul, Rudolf

Children:
Unknown

Günstlingová, Taubele [ b. 10.8.1793, Libeň (Prague) - d. ? ]
A daughter of Joachim Falkmann and Martha (née Tevelesová) Günstling, and younger sister of my 3rd-great-grandfather Koppelmann Günstling. Beyond her birth records, which do contain her parentage, there are no explicit details about Taubele contained in other available Jewish records. However, I have pieced together a fairly strong circumstantial picture of who I believe she may have been. It appears that she may have taken the name Eva Günstling as a civil alternative to the unusual (as was the penchant for names in this family) and obviously Hebrew "Taubele."

If we assume that Taubele and Eva are the same, then we understand the following: Eva was the second wife of widower Gottlieb ("Gidou") Weiler, whom she married on 17 December 1820 in Libeň. Unfortunately neither her lineage nor birthdate is noted in the marriage index. They had a son Karl, born 1826 and died 14 November 1827, and daughter, Katharina, born 2 May 1823 also in Libeň. Additional compelling circumstantial data revolves around Katharina's marriage to Moses Piesen, who also lived at Libeň 12, a known Günstling family address. Several of their children were born at Libeň 37, another known Günstling family address. Additionally, Moses Piesen's parents were Noe and Eva née Weinberg, possibly connecting them to Taubele's sister Libuše's husband Israel.

It's speculative but also worth noting that the available records show Gidou's parents were Salomon and Esther or Sara née Kalmus, which could make Esther/Sara the sister of our Joachim Falkmann Günstling, who seems to have been born with the surname Kalmus. If we're stretching, we could also note Moses Piesen's mother was Eva née Weinberger - there's as good a chance as any she was related to Libuše Günstling's husband. Based on empirical experience, these merely possible connections actually do support the case for one Taubele-Eva.

Unfortunately there does not appear to be a death record for Taubele or Eva, and we're missing birth/lineage data in both the marriage record and her daughter's birth record, so we cannot tie Taubele-Eva together with absolute certainty. There is a date of death for Eva in the Weiler familiant record, however - 23 July 1846.

Parents:
Günstling, Joachim Falkmann
Tevelesová, Martha

Spouse(s):
Weiler, Gottlieb ("Gidou") - speculative

Children:
Weiler, Karl - speculative
Weiler, Katharina - speculative


Günstlingová, Theresia [ b. 20.4.1829, Josefov 23 (Prague) - d. 19.9.1831, Liben 4 (Prague) ]
Theresia is the only known child of Josef Joachim and Barbora (née Poláškovä) Günstling. The death records aren't totally clear, but the first death record appears indicate the cause of death was some kind of latent birth defect. The second says "Abzehrung" which translates to emaciation. Curiously the first record gives her name as Sara, although the index to same correctly gives her name as Theresia. It's possible of course her Hebrew name was Sara.

Parents:
Günstling, Josef Joachim
Polášková, Barbora

Spouse(s):
None

Children:
None

Günstlingová, Věra [ b. 20.7.1919, Prague - d. c.1942 Sobibór / Ossowa, Poland ] Passport Application 1 (1 of 2) Passport Application 1 (2 of 2) Passport Application 2 (1 of 2) Passport Application 2 (2 of 2) Passport Photo
Věra GünstlingováThe eldest child of Alfred and Gisela (née Poriasová) Günstling. The whole of Věra's family were lost in the Shoah. Last residence, Dlouhá 33, Prague. I have restored her passport photo- image left, and linked above. The original is contained in one of the passport applications, also linked above.

 

 

 

 


poslední bydliště před deportací: Praha: I
adresa/místo registrace v Protektorátu: Praha: I., Lange Gasse 33 [I., Dlouhá 33]
transport At-780 (07.05.1942 Praha -> Terezín)
transport Ax-780 (09.05.1942 Terezín -> Sobibór, Ossowa)

Parents:
Günstling, Alfred
Poriasová, Gisela


Spouse(s):
None

Children:
None


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