Grunspan

GRUNSPAN, Beatrice Bella Bertha (age 12)
GRUNSPAN, Rachmil/Willy (Visa # 2136 – age 36)
GRUNSPAN, Ryfka née METAL (Visa # 2135 – age 36)

The above visas were issued by Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bordeaux on June 18, 1940.

The GRUNSPAN family crossed into Portugal, where they resided in Porto. They traveled from Lisbon to Havana, where they spent the war years. In 1946, they emigrated to the United States and took the spelling GRINSPAN.

Rachmil/Willy GRUNSPAN

Rachmil/Willy GRUNSPAN

Ryfka GRUNSPAN

Ryfka GRUNSPAN












Photos courtesy of the Felix Archives in Antwerp.