Walter Friede, born 21.1.1885
Martha Friede, née Schickler, born 29.12.1895
Ernst Friede, born 11.4.1923
Cläre Friede, born 7.4.1924
Meta Nussbaum, née Friede, born 24.3.1889
Julius Nussbaum, born 5.9.1886
Margot Nussbaum, born 1.8.1920
Günter Nussbaum, born 1924

Ostenhellweg 41, Do-West

Siblings Walter, Meta, Grete (born 1891) and Anna (born 1896) inherited the house on Ostenhellweg from their parents Philipp and Clara, who died in the 1920s.

While the eldest brother Walter Friede used the building for his bed business and partially also as his dwelling house, the two youngest sisters Grete and Anna moved out on marrying and left Dortmund.
Walter married Martha Schickler from Wuppertal and had a son with her in 1893, named Ernst, followed in 1924 by a daughter, Cläre. Ernst left Dortmund in 1938 and moved to a Jewish agricultural training facility for prospective emigrants to Palestine, located near Breslau (now Wroclaw). He later emigrated to either Sweden or Brazil, and later to Israel.
Walter, Martha and Cläre were deported in January 1942 to Riga. Martha was sent in 1944 to Stutthof concentration camp, where she died in December of the same year. Nothing more is known of the fate of Walter and Cläre. However, they are also counted as having fallen victim to the Holocaust.
The eldest of the three Friede sisters, Meta, also lived with her husband Julius Nussbaum in the house at Ostenhellweg 41. Unlike Walter, she lived there continuously. The couple had two children, a daughter, Margot (born 1920) and a son, Günter. In 1942, Meta and Julius were deported “eastwards”, presumably to Zamosc. There, in all probability, they lost their lives.
Their daughter Margot, born 1920, fled to Palestine in 1938 and survived the Holocaust. Günter, who in 1938 was also preparing to emigrate to Palestine and undergoing agricultural training in the Lausitz region, now counts as disappeared without trace. He fell victim to the Holocaust.
The house at Ostenhellweg 41 was later turned into a so-called “Jew house”. Numerous individuals for whom this became their last address, having been forced to move there from their chosen homes, were murdered in the course of the Holocaust.

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