The Gerstenberger Immigrants and Their
A Compendium of Vital Statistics
410 pages, including pictures and an every name index.
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1. The Illinois Gerstenbergers. Alvin B. Gerstenberger (1832-1905) of Dresden, Saxony, Germany and Stephenson County, Illinois, and descendants in six generations.
2. The Iowa Gerstenbergers. Franz Gerstenberger (1828-1908) of Schweinsdorf, Silesia, Germany and Buchanan County, Iowa, and descendants in six generations, with three generations of ancestors.
4. The Massachusetts Gerstenbergers. Carl Herman Gerstenberger (1868-1954) of Leipzig, Saxony, Germany and Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, and descendants in five generations, with one ancestral generation.
5. The Michigan Gerstenbergers. Four immigrants in fifty years, all from the same family. Charles Traugott Gerstenberger (1837-1918), Moritz Carl Gerstenberger (1844-1924), Oscar Robert Gerstenberger (1871-1949), and Julius Richard Gerstenberger (1893-1978), each with a wife and one or more children, from Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany, to Sanilac County, Michigan, and descendants in seven generations, with four generations of ancestors.
6. The Minnesota Gerstenbergers. Gregor (1857-1949), Alexander (1863-1948), and Elizabeth (1866-1939) Gerstenberger, of Alt Budkowice, Silesia, Poland and Browerville, Todd, Minnesota, and descendants in five generations, with two ancestral generations and some living and deceased European relatives.
7. The First New York Gerstenbergers. Hans Otto Gerstenberger (1890-1972) of Leipzig, Saxony, Germany and Long Island, New York, and descendants in four generations, with five generations of ancestors.
8. The Second New York Gerstenbergers. Max Gerstenberger (born 1919) of Tamurka, Bessarabia, (now Romania) and Little Falls, Herkimer, New York, and descendants in four generations, with six generations of ancestors.
9. The Eastern Ohio Gerstenbergers. Johann Gottlieb Gerstenberger (1813-1876) and Johann Wolfgang Gerstenberger (1833-1863) of Austria and Cleveland, Ohio, and descendants in six generations.
10. The Western Ohio Gerstenbergers. Albert Gerstenberger (1843-1901), Charles Gerstenberger (1845-1920), and their mother Dorothea Maria (maiden name unknown) Gerstenberger Volkmer (1813-1868), of Saxony, Germany, and Crawford County, Ohio, and descendants in seven generations.
11. The Texas Gerstenbergers. Johann Gottfried (1797-1886) and Maria Rosine Lichey (1798-1870) Gerstenberger, and their six children, of Kittelau and Langenbielau, Silesia, Germany, and Colorado County, Texas, and descendants in seven generations, with three generations of ancestors.
12. The Wisconsin Gerstenbergers. Gottlieb Gerstenberger (1823-1877) of Sachsen-Weimar, Germany, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and descendants in seven generations.
13. Current Small Gerstenberger Families. Small families with Gerstenberger descendants in the U.S. in 1993. Families of Max Alfred Gerstenberger (1890-1976), Egon Erwin Gerstenberger (born 1916), Oscar Gerstenberger (1906-1951), and Guenther E. Gerstenberger (born 1934), from Germany and Hungary, and some descendants.
14. Other Small Gerstenberger Families. Small families with no known Gerstenberger descendants in the U.S. in 1993. Fourteen immigrants from Germany and their families.
15. Single Gerstenbergers. Fourteen individuals found in various records, with no family affiliations and no known Gerstenberger descendants in the U.S.