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Herzstein family



The Herzstein family were early settlers in New Mexico.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Goldsmith Family Papers

Identifier: B313
Abstract The Goldsmith brothers Henry and Abraham, and their wives, sisters Clara and Rosa Straus Goodstein came to Denver, Kansas Territory in 1859. The next year, Clara Goldsmith was the first Jewish girl born in Denver. Her mother Clara Goldsmith died when she was born and her father Henry, uncle Abraham and aunt Rosa moved to Pueblo, Colorado. She was briefly kidnapped by the Ute Indians, but was traded back for a bolt of calico, flour, and pork rinds. Lena, the daughter of Abraham and Rosa...
Dates: 1854-1992

Jewish Pioneers of New Mexico: The Herzstein Family, 2004

Identifier: B074.01.0001.00002

The booklet is the product of the New Mexico Jewish Historical Society's Jewish Pioneer Oral History Video Archive Project, conducted in partnership with the Department of History and the Center for Regional Studies at the University of New Mexico. The booklet is composed of recollections of members of the Herzstein family.

Dates: 2004

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