Huber, Hermine

Plot Location2B22
Given Name(s)Hermine
Place of BirthSomlóvásárhely, Hungary
 (near Devecser)
Date of Birth (Eng)circa 1869
Date of Birth (Heb) 
Date of Death (Eng)August 11, 1946
Date of Death (Heb) 
Age at Death77
Hebrew Nameהרמין
Spouse’s NameJakab Huber
Father’s Name 
Mother’s Name 
Other Surnames 
Marital StatusW
Maiden NameLowy
Title (e.g., Dr) 
Religious Status (כ/ל/י) 
Cause of Death 
Other Family DataChildren: Simon Huber (b. July 27, 1889, Šamorín, Slovakia, d. October 16, 1958, Sydney), Rosa Huber (b. May 24, 1893, Budapest, d. August 14, 1962, Sydney), Olga Chilf
Inscription (Eng)IN MEMORY OF
DIED 11TH AUG 1946
Inscription (Heb)הם הרמין הובר
Inscription (Other)“205” on bottom RHS of slab

Her name appears in a Shanghai migration file (Box #10, Bundle #6). She was headed for Australia with Simon and Rosa and may have died in HK while waiting for onward passage. Olga may have already been in Australia.
A Leopold Huber (b. September 7, 1898, Budapest; d. May 26, 1977, Sydney) was already living in Sydney at the time of her passing. He may have been related. There may have been another daughter, Regina (b. August 11, 1894, Budapest).
In 1954, Olga was living at 139 Old South Hill Road in Bondi (Sydney). There were no other Chilfs living with her.
Simon’s gravestone says that he was a husband, father and grandfather. It appears that Rosa never married. Strangely, his inscription says “Simcha b’r Avraham” while hers says “Sarah bat r’ Yaacov”. Did they have different fathers?
There was a Fritz and a Hans Huber living in Shanghai in 1939. No idea if they were related. Fritz, Lore and Peter Herbert’s names are also listed on the same Shanghai migration document Perhaps Hans had already died.

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