1970 - 2018

Hilda Brück Ceigler Harris Nathan


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Name in US
Hilda Brück (Brueck) Ceigler Harris Nathan
Name at Birth
Hilde Ruth Brück
Date of Birth - Note
October 9, 1925
Country of Birth
City of Birth
Sibling(s) Name(s)

Eugen Kurt Brück
(November 30, 1920 Munich – died in Auschwitz)

Werner Alexander Brück
(July 28, 1922 Munich – 1936, natural causes)

Spouse(s) Name(s)

Harvey Eugene Ceigler
(January 20, 1920 Nashville – May 9, 1956 Nashville)
Married 1948 in Nashville

Howard D. Harris
(Died 1984)
Married 1961

Ernest Bernhard Nathan
Married 1992

Religious Identity (Prewar)
Religious Identity (Postwar)
Camp(s) / Year(s)

Father and brother Eugen were taken to Dachau after Kristallnacht. Upon their return, they fled to Luxembourg until the Nazis invaded. They then fled to France where they were deported for forced labor. Both were murdered at Auschwitz.

Other Experiences

Forced labor in Germany.

US immigration sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ceigler, whose son was Hilda’s first husband.

Year / City / Ship to US
August 20, 1941 / New York City / SS Ciudad De Sevilla
Date Moved to Alabama
Alabama City of Residence
Date of Death
October 27, 2018
City of Death
Johns Creek, Georgia
City of Burial / Cemetery
Huntsville, AL
Dates Lived in Alabama
1963-1973, 1992-2017