Samuel Koestler & Teresa Steinhardt

Bob’s Great Great Grandparents:

Samuel KOESTLER ca 1815 -? | parents
& Teresa “Resie” STEINHARDT | parents
of Bohemia

Samuel Koestler married Teresa “Resie” Steinhardt in Bohemia.

Children of Samuel Koestler and Teresa “Resie” Steinhardt:
1. Lena Koestler 22 Dec 1843 Bohemia – 24 Apr 1910 NYC
resident of US 16 years at death (arrived 1894)
married Marcus Koestler [her 1st cousin]
a. Adolph Koestler 17 Jan 1870 – 19 Nov 1923 NYC
dry goods merchant arrived US 16 May 1885 naturalized 26 Aug 1892
married 1902 Malvina Beck 1880 – 19 Oct 1960 NYC
i. Monroe Koestler 1902 – 1968 NYC
ii. Albion Koestler 1907 – 1971 NYC
(a) Anthony Koestler
iii. Leona R Koestler 1913 – ca 1970 NJ
b. Rosie Koestler ca 1874 – she emig in 1899
married ca 1898 Mayer (Maier) Tilbor ca 1872 – he emig. in 1894
Produce Dealer Market In 1910 Richmond, Richmond NY
i. Dora Tilbor 1899 – she emig. in 1899
c. Carl Koestler 15 Jan 1878 – 29 July 1927 NYC
dry goods merchant arrived US Aug 23 1893 naturalized 26 July 1901
married Evelyn Hoffman 1881 -1953 NYC
i. Milton Koestler 1913 – 1969 NYC
2. Morris (Moritz) Koestler 27 Jan 1849 Bohemia – 23 Jan 1936 Elizabeth, NJ
resident of US since 1868 naturalized 28 Oct 1878
married Jennie Krauskopf 1845 -1921
3. Mary Koestler
married Sigmund Kouper

Melvin Koestler in his letter to Anthony Koestler dated 31 May 1977:
“You may be interested in looking in Who’s Who of American Women (first edition 1958) where you will find the names of Elsa Koestler and Mrs. Albion Koestler and Frances (Mrs. Milton) Koestler
.”

The research and documentation showing the relationship of Lena and Morris was provided by Cousin Anthony Koestler. Lena married her first Cousin Marcus who was son of a brother of the above Samuel. Adolph Koestler indicated that his origins were in Komotau to the north of Pilsen. His wife Marina Beck was born in Neustatdl, Bohemia. Komotau is now known as Chomutov.
Neustadtl now known as Nove Mesto na Morave
Neustadt am Klinger is known as Straz

Tony’s Map of the Origins of his Koestler family

mapkoest

bohemia

Could Arthur Koestler 1903-1983 be related to family?

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