Descendants of Martin Kleist

First Generation



1. Martin Kleist [549706187], son of Kleist [549704714], was born about 1830 in Germany and died after 1857 in Germany.

Martin married Rosine Balnufs [549706185] [MRIN: 135] in 1853 in , , , Germany. Rosine was born about 1830 in Prussia and died after 1857 in Prussia.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 F    i. Theresa Kleist [602272249] was born in Jun 1853 in Prussia and died on 13 Feb 1930 in New York City, , New York, USA at age 76.

+ 3 F    ii. Frederike A Kleist [549704710] was born on 19 Feb 1855 in Schwirbeln, , , Germany and died in 1918 in Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, United States at age 63.

+ 4 M    iii. Gustave Kleist [549742667] was born on 29 Aug 1857 in Instarburg, Prussia and died on 8 Jul 1931 in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA at age 73.

Second Generation (Children)


2. Theresa Kleist [602272249] (Martin1) was born in Jun 1853 in Prussia and died on 13 Feb 1930 in New York City, , New York, USA at age 76.

Noted events in her life were:

• Arrival: 1883.

• Residence: 1910, Manhattan Ward 19, New York, New York.

• Arrival: 1881.

• Residence: 1900, Manhattan, New York, New York.

• Arrival: 1885.

• Residence: 1920, Manhattan Assembly District 16, New York, New York.

• Origin: : Prussia.

• Arrival: 18 Aug 1881, New York.

• Departure: : Hamburg, Germany.

• Destination: : United States Of America.

Theresa married Francois Victorin [602275843] [MRIN: 380] on 10 May 1884 in New York, New York USA. Francois was born in Jul 1856 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria, died on 18 Nov 1911 in New York City, , New York, USA at age 55, and was buried in Queens, Queens, New York, USA.

Marriage Notes: Frank & Therese Victorin Marriage Certificate
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Noted events in his life were:

• Arrival: 1884.

• Residence: 1910, Manhattan Ward 19, New York, New York.

• Arrival: : New York.

• Origin: : Emperor Of Austria.

• Arrival: 1883.

• Residence: 1900, Manhattan, New York, New York.

Children from this marriage were:

   5 M    i. Edward Victorin [602275850] was born on 5 Aug 1885 in New York, died on 3 Jul 1952 in New York at age 66, and was buried in 1952 in Queens, Queens, New York, USA.

Noted events in his life were:

• Residence: 1900, Manhattan, New York, New York.

   6 M    ii. William Victorin [602275857] was born on 27 Jul 1890 in New York and died on 30 Mar 1972 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States Of America at age 81.

Noted events in his life were:

• Residence: 1930, Queens, Queens, New York.

• Residence: 1900, Manhattan, New York, New York.

William married Elizabeth Dorothy Bretthauer [602551681] [MRIN: 381]. Elizabeth was born on 20 Oct 1892 in New York, New York, USA and died on 25 Oct 1972 in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA at age 80.

Noted events in her life were:

• Residence: 1920, Waterbury Ward 5, New Haven, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1930, Queens, Queens, New York.

• Residence: : Waterbury, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1910, Waterbury Ward 1, New Haven, Connecticut.

   7 M    iii. Paul Francis Victorin

3. Frederike A Kleist [549704710] (Martin1) was born on 19 Feb 1855 in Schwirbeln, , , Germany and died in 1918 in Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, United States at age 63.

Noted events in her life were:

• Arrival: 26 Sep 1905, New York, New York.

• Departure: : Bremen.

• Arrival: 1870.

• Residence: 1900, Mount Vernon Ward 4, Westchester, New York.

Frederike married Henry N. Limburger [600716229] [MRIN: 379] in 1875. Henry was born in Dec 1842 in Germany.

Noted events in his life were:

• Arrival: 1854.

• Residence: 1900, Mount Vernon Ward 4, Westchester, New York.

The child from this marriage was:

   8 F    i. Josephine M Limburger [600720411] was born in Oct 1882 in New York.

Noted events in her life were:

• Residence: 1900, Mount Vernon Ward 4, Westchester, New York.

4. Gustave Kleist [549742667] (Martin1) was born on 29 Aug 1857 in Instarburg, Prussia and died on 8 Jul 1931 in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA at age 73. The cause of his death was cause of death = Myelogenous Leukemia.

Noted events in his life were:

• Retirement: New York Central Railroad, 30 Nov 1924, New York City, New York, New York, USA.

• Occupation: Employed by the New York Railroad until retirement, 7 Sep 1891, New York City, New York, New York, USA.

• Residence: place of Heinrich's birth, 8 Jan 1891, 425 East 15Th Street, Manhattan, New York.

• Arrival: : New York.

• Departure: 30 Jul 1881, Hamburg.

• Residence: : Berlin, Preußen.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1910, Bronx Assembly District 35, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1930, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1920, Bronx Assembly District 4, Bronx, New York.

• Origin: : Prussia.

• Arrival: 18 Aug 1881, New York. Australia
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• Departure: : Hamburg, Germany.

• Destination: : United States Of America.

Gustave married Maria L Ebel [961269207] [MRIN: 133] on 23 Feb 1890 in New York, New York, USA. Maria was born on 5 Jul 1863 in Erlingerods, Prussia and died on 4 Apr 1929 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, USA at age 65. The cause of her death was cause of death = Diabetes Mellitus.

Marriage Notes: Gustav & Maria Kleist marriage certificate
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=318189a6-9e34-4830-a0bd-7dbe7e0e018f&tid=1130841&pid=-961269207

Noted events in her life were:

• Residence: birth place of Heinrich, 8 Jan 1891, 425 East 15Th Street, Manhattan, New York.

• Origin: : Germany.

• Departure: : Bremen, Germany.

• Destination: : United States Of America.

• Arrival: 4 Aug 1883, Port Of New York, New York, United States. Fulda
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• Departure: : Bremen, Germany.

• Residence: 1910, Bronx Assembly District 35, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1920, Bronx Assembly District 4, Bronx, New York.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 9 M    i. Heinreich Gustav Kleist [549742664] was born on 8 Jan 1891 in Manhattan, New York, New York, USA and died on 4 Feb 1950 in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA at age 59.

   10 F    ii. Lizzie Kleist * ERROR ... Elizabeth Marie Kleist (see +11 below)  Thanks to cousin Lisa Kleist ... Elizabeth was known as Lizzie as a young girl and later in life she was known as Elsie. :-)

+ 11 F    iii. Elsie Marie Kleist [549742659] was born on 28 Jul 1895 in Manhattan, New York, New York, USA, died on 27 Feb 1955 in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA at age 59, and was buried on 2 Mar 1955 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

Third Generation (Grandchildren)


9. Heinreich Gustav Kleist [549742664] (Gustave2, Martin1) was born on 8 Jan 1891 in Manhattan, New York, New York, USA and died on 4 Feb 1950 in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA at age 59. The cause of his death was Error - record states "Never Married."

Noted events in his life were:

• Residence: 1920, Waterbury Ward 2, New Haven, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1930, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut.

• Residence: : Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1930, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut.

• Residence: : Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1920, Waterbury Ward 2, New Haven, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1910, Bronx Assembly District 35, New York, New York.

• Residence: : New Haven, Connecticut.

Heinreich married Mathilda Piel [907581602] [MRIN: 134]. Mathilda was born on 12 Aug 1896 in Radomiel, Russia and died on 10 Sep 1973 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, USA at age 77.

Noted events in her life were:

• Residence: 1920, Waterbury Ward 2, New Haven, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1930, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1930, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1920, Waterbury Ward 2, New Haven, Connecticut.

• Residence: : Waterbury, Connecticut.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 12 M    i. Frederick Henry Kleist [907581601] was born on 3 Dec 1919 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, USA and died on 5 Oct 1987 in Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, USA at age 67.

   13 M    ii. Edwin F Kleist [907581600] was born on 17 Aug 1927 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, USA and died on 7 Jan 1974 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, USA at age 46.

Noted events in his life were:

• Residence: : Waterbury, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1930, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut.

• Departure: : Marseille, France.

• Arrival: 12 Oct 1945, New York, New York.

• Residence: : Connecticut.

Edwin married Jane R Marcellus [1503131492] [MRIN: 79] about 1958 in Waterbury City, New Haven, Connecticut. Jane was born on 3 Jan 1923 in Connecticut, USA and died on 6 Dec 2001 in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA at age 78.

11. Elsie Marie Kleist [549742659] (Gustave2, Martin1) was born on 28 Jul 1895 in Manhattan, New York, New York, USA, died on 27 Feb 1955 in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA at age 59, and was buried on 2 Mar 1955 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

Noted events in her life were:

• Residence: : Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut.

• Residence: from Obit - 'Norwalk Hour' and 'Bridgeport Post', Abt 1952, 368 Highland Avenue, Norwalk, Fairfield County, CT. 368 Highland Ave
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• Residence: 1910, Bronx Assembly District 35, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1930, Bronx, Bronx, New York.

• Residence: 1920, Bronx Assembly District 4, Bronx, New York.

Elsie married Henry John Schuessler [961277364] [MRIN: 64] on 7 Nov 1921 in New York City, , New York, USA. Henry was born on 3 Nov 1894 in , New York, New York, USA, died on 9 Jun 1957 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA at age 62, and was buried on 12 Jun 1957 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

Marriage Notes: Marriage Certificate - Henry and Elsie Schuessler
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=3f394986-4888-4c77-b7b9-c71740c71e22&tid=1130841&pid=-961277364

Noted events in his life were:

• Baptism: Baptismal Certificate issues St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church, Harlem, NYC, 13 Jan 1895, New York City, New York, New York, USA. Baptism Cert - Henry J. Schuessler
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=41e6c085-512b-4e15-a8e1-9b79dced7908&tid=1130841&pid=-961277364

• Residence: : Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut. 368 Highland Ave
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• Residence: 1930, Bronx, Bronx, New York.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1900, New York City, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1910, Bronx Assembly District 32, New York, New York.

• Residence: 1920, Bronx Assembly District 6, Bronx, New York.

• Residence: : Bronx, New York.

• Residence: 1930, Bronx, Bronx, New York.

• Residence: : Not Stated, Fairfield, Connecticut.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 14 M    i. Henry Gustave Schuessler [961273887] was born on 7 Sep 1922 in , New York, New York, USA and died on 2 May 2006 in Lincolnville, Waldo, Maine, USA at age 83.

   15 M    ii. William John Schuessler [961273729] was born on 7 Sep 1922 in , New York, New York, USA and died on 6 Aug 1987 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA at age 64.

Noted events in his life were:

• Baptism: Certificate of Baptism, 22 Oct 1922, St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, New York. Cert. of Baptism; WJSchuessler
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=8d9099f8-bfc8-45f7-800f-9ca119c302b4&tid=1130841&pid=-961273729

• Confirmation: Confirmation Cert. - St. Matthew's Ev. Lutheran Church, NYC, 4 Apr 1937, New York City, New York, New York, USA. Confirmation Cert - William J. Schuessler
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• Residence: 1930, Bronx, Bronx, New York.

• Residence: 1930, Bronx, Bronx, New York.

+ 16 F    iii. Joyce Anna Schuessler [961813299] was born on 3 Nov 1931 in , New York, New York, USA and died on 12 Mar 1987 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA at age 55.

Fourth Generation (Great-Grandchildren)


12. Frederick Henry Kleist [907581601] (Heinreich Gustav3, Gustave2, Martin1) was born on 3 Dec 1919 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, USA and died on 5 Oct 1987 in Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, USA at age 67.

Noted events in his life were:

• Residence: 1920, Waterbury Ward 2, New Haven, Connecticut.

• Residence: : Cheshire, Connecticut.

• Residence: 1930, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut.

Frederick married Adele M. [1503167818] [MRIN: 78].

Children from this marriage were:

   17 F    i. Lisa Jeanne Kleist

   18 M    ii. Dave Kleist

14. Henry Gustave Schuessler [961273887] (Elsie Marie Kleist3, Gustave2, Martin1) was born on 7 Sep 1922 in , New York, New York, USA and died on 2 May 2006 in Lincolnville, Waldo, Maine, USA at age 83.

Noted events in his life were:

• Residence: 1935-1993, Lincolnville, ME.

• Baptism: Certificate of Baptism, 22 Oct 1922, St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, New York. Certificate of Baptism; Henry Gustav Schuessler
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=7585390a-43d8-4b43-8350-3002a84ad6a4&tid=1130841&pid=-961273887

• Confirmation: Certificate of Confirmation - St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 4 Apr 1937, New York City, New York, New York, USA. Confirmation Cert - Henry G. Schuessler
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• Residence: 1930, Bronx, Bronx, New York.

• Residence: 1930, Bronx, Bronx, New York.

Henry married Pauline Blanchette [961273349] [MRIN: 65].

Children from this marriage were:

   19 M    i. William Schuessler

   20 F    ii. Paula Schuessler

   21 F    iii. Lee Ann Schuessler [961272489] was born on 23 Mar 1963 in , , Massachusetts, USA and died in , , Massachusetts, USA.

Noted events in her life were:

• Residence: : Outagamie.

   22 F    iv. Karen Louise Schuessler

   23 F    v. Suzanne Schuessler [226152011] was born on 25 Jan 1953 in Massachusettes, was christened on 8 Feb 1953, and died in Massachusettes, USA.

16. Joyce Anna Schuessler [961813299] (Elsie Marie Kleist3, Gustave2, Martin1) was born on 3 Nov 1931 in , New York, New York, USA and died on 12 Mar 1987 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA at age 55.

Noted events in her life were:

• Residence: : Norwalk, Connecticut.

• Residence: SSN application, 6 Oct 1948, 732 Melrose Place, Bronx, New York.

Joyce married Leslie Demille Lawrence [961813530] [MRIN: 13] on 27 Feb 1955 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. Leslie was born on 17 Jul 1928 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA, was christened on 30 May 1929, died on 29 Apr 2010 in Frenchville, Maine, USA at age 81, and was buried on 5 May 2010 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. The cause of his death was 9 Gagnon Avenue.

Marriage Notes: Wedding Photo - Leslie and Joyce Lawrence
http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=bee816c4-9def-41ec-b17d-5d02c816059b&tid=1130841&pid=-961813530

Noted events in his life were:

• Military: Honorable Discharge, 7 Mar 1952. Naval Discharge Paper; LDLawrence
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• Military: Reported for Duty U.S.S. Waldron (DD-699), 20 Nov 1950, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States. USS Waldron
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• Military: Reported for Active Duty; US Naval Rec. Station, B'klyn, NY; Assigned primary NJC ET-1509-88, Electronics Technician, Basic, 7 Nov 1950, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States.

• Residence: RFD Silvermine Avenue, 13 Mar 1947, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

• Military: USN Reserve Enlistment; Batt.3-28, Noroton Heights, Conn, 13 Mar 1947, Noroton, Connecticut, United States.

• Residence: : Norwalk.

• Residence: 1996, Norwalk, CT.

• Residence: : Cape May Court House, NJ.

• Residence: : Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.

• Residence: 1930, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 24 M    i. Steven Demille Lawrence

   25 M    ii. Craig Martin Lawrence

Craig married Patricia [432685161] [MRIN: 15].

+ 26 F    iii. Eileen Lesley Lawrence

Fifth Generation (Great Great-Grandchildren)


24. Steven Demille Lawrence (Joyce Anna Schuessler4, Elsie Marie Kleist3, Gustave2, Martin1)

Steven married Betty Lou Shemwell [907844647] [MRIN: 14].

Children from this marriage were:

   27 M    i. Matthew Steven Demille Lawrence [907843564] was born on 10 Aug 1984 in Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA and died on 18 Nov 2005 in Cape May, Cape May, New Jersey, United States Of America at age 21.

   28 F    ii. Alayna Marene Lawrence

   29 F    iii. Kaitlyn Elizabeth Lawrence

26. Eileen Lesley Lawrence (Joyce Anna Schuessler4, Elsie Marie Kleist3, Gustave2, Martin1)

Eileen married Brian Paul Muller [1990992477] [MRIN: 1].

Children from this marriage were:

   30 M    i. Andrew Christian Muller

Andrew married Tasha Marie Shouse [962297177] [MRIN: 3].

   31 F    ii. Lauren Alysse Muller

   32 F    iii. Kristen Brianne Muller