Joseph Mayer & Rees Mayer

Bob’s Great Great Great Grandparents:

Joseph MAYER 1790 – ? | parents
& ca1815 Rees MAYER 1795 – | parents
of Neidenstein, Germany

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town of Neidenstein, Germany with the castle on the hill

Children of Joseph Mayer & Rees Mayer:

1. Hayum Joseph Mayer 1817 Frankfort – 18 Sept 1899 NJ
married 1st wife ca 1842
married ca 1848 Esther Mayer 1821 Reichelsheim Ger – 31 Aug 1899 Jersey City NJ
2. Brenda (Brendel) Mayer ca 1834 Frankfort – ca 1880 Ger.
married Frankfort Ger. ca 1846 Max Oberndorf 1824 Rimbach Germany
moved to Heppenhelm, never came to America
a. Amalie Oberndorf 1847 – 1924 Germany
married 1902 Isaac Oberndorf
b. Marie Oberndorf 1849 Germany –
c. Matilde Oberndorf 1851 Germany –
d. Herman Oberndorf 1854 Germany – 1925 Chicago IL
married Chicago IL 31 May 1878 Helen Goodkind 14 July 1860 – 1928 Chicago IL
i. Julie Oberndorf ca 1880 Chicago IL – ca 1880 Chicago IL dy
ii. Leon Oberndorf 6 Nov 1882 Chicago – 1945 California
iii. James Oberndorf 1 May 1887 Chicago – 1950
iv. Robert Oberndorf 1 May 1887 Chicago – 1947
v. Beatrice Oberndorf 12 Oct 1892 Chicago – 1985 Chicago IL
married Edgar N Greenebaum 1890 – died Chicago IL occ: Banker
1. Edgar Greenebaum Jr. 2 Nov 1914 Chicago IL – occ: Banker
2. Robert J Greenebaum 30 July 1917 Chicago IL – occ: Banker
married 14 Feb 1945 Nancy Rosenheim
vi. Alice Oberndorf 8 Oct 1901 Chicago IL –
married Norman Hoefeld
e. Babette Oberndorf 1856 Germany –
married Steinhardt
3. Sophie Mayer 1832 Frankfort, Ger. –

About 1980 Elsa Koestler sought out the home of her ancestors in Neidenstein, Germany.

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Train station – photo by Elsa W Koestler

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