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39 Despite the mass demonstrations of tens of thousands of people that the Council of Soldiers and Workers had called for, despite the red ﬂag waving from the central station and the Römer, the inﬂuence of the revolutionaries in the town was no more than a passing episode. 40 The traditions of St Paul’s Church in Frankfurt might be thought to have made it the ideal location for the Constituent Assembly,41 but in the event the government of the Reich opted for the small town of Weimar in central Germany.
As the family grew in number, the need for a change of dwelling became more pressing. They moved from the Schöne Aussicht to 19 Seeheimer Straße. Seeheim lies south of the River Main in the suburb of Oberrad, a district that was absorbed into Frankfurt in 1900, but retained its village character for many years thereafter. The family moved here – Dribbedebach14 – in 1914, shortly after the outbreak of the First World War. They now occupied a two-storey detached house in a quiet side road. There was a nearby tram stop, and it was easy to reach the centre of town on the number 16 tram.
He married Johanna Offenbach, who came from Mannheim and was nine years his junior. Together they had three sons. Initially, they lived nearby in 13 Schöne Aussicht. Later, they moved to Württemberg, where Benedict died at the early age of sixty. His youngest child, Fanni, who was born in 1846, married in Würzburg in 1867 and subsequently emigrated with her husband to the United States. There is no doubt that the eldest of the three siblings fared better. At the age of thirty, David Theodor married Caroline Mayer (1846–94), a banker’s daughter from Worms.