Item 180_rapeport_family_photo_001 - Rapeport Family, "Portrait of Louis Rapeport"

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Rapeport Family, "Portrait of Louis Rapeport"

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Portrait of Louis Rapeport (1859-1926) taken in Oudtshoorn, Cape Colony. He came to South Africa in 1890 from Horodok, Russia (Gorodok Belarus). He initially lived in Oudtshoorn and was a hawker. He married the widow Jetta Fleischer (nee Sebasewitz) and they moved to Calitzdorp. Following the death of Jetta, he married the widow Louisa Ettin (nee Kantor) in Johannesburg and they subsequently lived in Calitzdorp. He and his second wife, Louisa had three sons: William Rapeport, Martin Rapeport and Lazarus Rapeport. He is buried in Pretoria and his tombstone is engraved with the name of Max Louis Rapeport.

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Donated by Naomi Rapeport


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Unless otherwise stated the copyright of all material on the Jewish Digital Archive Project resides with the South African Jewish Museum.

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