Annie Schiffman Goldsmith

From Catalogue

Annie Schiffman and Lawrence Bernstein Goldsmith 'Courting' (from Catalogue)

Left to right: Irma Schiffman, Lawrence Bernstein Goldsmith, Sr. and Annie Schiffman Goldsmith (from 5 Generations)
Born:October 25, 1886, Huntsville, AL
Died:February 7, 1959, Huntsville, AL
Daughter of:Bettie Herstein Schiffman
Daughter of:Isaac Schiffman
Wife of:Lawrence B. Goldsmith, Sr. (b1883)
Mother of:Lawrence B. Goldsmith, Jr. (b1909)
Grandmother of:Margaret Anne Goldsmith


•  Daughter of Isaac Schiffman (1856 - 1910) and Bettie Herstein Schiffman (1860 - 1932) - Find A Grave

•  Her maternal grandparents were Robert Herstein (1830 - 1908) and Rosa Blimline (1840 -) -

•  Her siblings were;
     Irma B. Schiffman (1890-1956)
     Robert Lee Schiffman (1888) -

•  Married Lawrence B. Goldsmith Sr.(b1883 son of Betty Bernstein Goldsmith and Oscar Goldsmith (this is the marriage that linked the Schiffman and Goldsmith families together. Their wedding took place at Temple B'nai Sholom, Huntsville, Alabama in 1908. - 5 Generations

•  Married Lawrence B. Goldsmith, Sr. April 29, 1908 in Madison County, Alabama - MCRC

•  "On January 25, 1934, Oscar Goldsmith, Lawrence B. Goldsmith, Annie Schiffman Goldsmith, Robert L. Schiffman, and Elsie Strauss Schiffman gave this property to the City of Huntsville for an athletic field. The gift was in memory of Betty Bernstein Goldsmith (wife of Oscar and mother of Lawrence) and Betty Herstein Schiffman (wife of Isaac and mother of other donors). The Civil Works Administration provided $6500 in materials and labor to construct the field, the first in Huntsville to accommodate night athletic games. The Acme Club raised funds for lighting through season ticket sales. Dedication exercises were held during the first night game on October 4, 1934, when 1000 fans saw Coach Milton Frank's Huntsville High team defeat Gadsden High. [1999: Ward Ave., Huntsville]" - Huntsville Historic Markers Index

Related Links:

•  5 Generations - Article titled "5 Generations of Life: 'My Family and the Huntsville, Alabama Jewish community' 1852-1983" by Margaret Anne Goldsmith Hanaw for Huntsville Historical Review, Volume 12, #3 & #4, Jul-82, Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society. The entire volume is connected to this family.

• - Page owned by Jen White and can be viewed only with an paid subscription (Originally found at

•  Catalogue - The Bernstein, Herstein, Schiffman and Goldsmith Collection: A Catalogue by Margaret Anne Goldsmith, 2014 draft with complete biographical information on page 115.

•  Find A Grave - Page originally created by Bobbie Christian and now maintained by Gene Hill

• - Lineage

•  Huntsville Historic Markers Index - Historical marker for Goldsmith-Schiffman Field (Originally found at

•  MCRC - Madison County Records Center

•  The Goldsmith Family Album

The Following Pages Link to this Page:
•  Bettie Herstein Schiffman
•  Isaac Schiffman
•  Lawrence B. Goldsmith, Sr. (b1883)
•  Lawrence B. Goldsmith, Jr. (b1909)
•  5 Generations
•  Catalogue
•  Margaret Anne Goldsmith
•  The Goldsmith Family Album