Genealogy of the Royal Family of Romania1

HRH Princess Ileana and her descendants


HRH Princess Ileana of Romania and HI & RH Archduke Anton of Austria-TuscanyHRH Ileana Princess of Romania, Princess of Hohenzollern
* Bucharest, January 5th, 1909
† St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Youngstown, Ohio, January 21st, 1991

Married:

  1. (civil and religious) Pelesch Castle, Sinaia, July 26th, 1931:
    HI & RH Anton Maria Franz Leopold Blanka Karl Joseph Ignaz Raphael Michael Margareta Nicetas Prince Imperial and Archduke of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Prince of Tuscany
    * Vienna, March 20th, 1901
    † Salzburg, October 22nd, 1987
    (Divorced: 1954)
  2. (religious) 30 Hyde Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts, June 19th, 1954:
    Stefan Virgil Issarescu
    * Turnu-Severin, October 5th, 1906
    (Divorced: 1965)

Children from the first marriage:

  1. HI & RH Stefan Prince Imperial and Archduke of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Prince of Tuscany
  2. HI & RH Maria Ileana Princess Imperial and Archduchess of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Princess of Tuscany
    * Mödling, December 18th, 1933
    † (plane crash) Rio de Janeiro, January 11th, 1959

    Married:

    (civil) Vienna, December 6th and (religious) Karl's Church, Vienna, December 7th, 1957:
    Jaroslav Franz Josef Ignaz Maria Count Kottulinsky, Baron Kottulin, Krzizkowitz und Dobrenzenicz
    * Graz, January 3rd, 1917
    † (plane crash) Rio de Janeiro, January 11th, 1959

    Child from this marriage:

    1. Ileana Countess Kottulinsky, Baroness Kottulin, Krzizkowitz und Dobrenzenicz
      * Klagenfurt, August 25th, 1958
  3. HI & RH Alexandra Princess Imperial and Archduchess of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Princess of Tuscany
    * Schloß Sonnberg, May 21st, 1935

    Married:

    1. (civil) Mondsee, August 31st and (religious) Salzburg, September 3rd, 1962:
      HRH
      Eugen Eberhard Albrecht Maria Joseph Ivan Rilsky Robert Ulrich Philipp Odo Carl Hubert Duke of Württemberg
      * Carlsruhe, Silesia, November 2nd, 1930
      (Divorced: Frankfurt am Main, April 6th, 1972; annulled: Rome, November 7th, 1973)
    2. (civil) Mondsee, August 22nd and (religious) Salzburg, December 29th, 1973:
      Victor Franz Clemens Raoul Emil Wilhelm Baron von Baillou
      * Vienna, June 27th, 1931

    Child from the second marriage:

    1. Stillborn child
      * Darmstadt, March 24th, 1975
  4. HI & RH Dominic Prince Imperial and Archduke of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Prince of Tuscany
  5. HI & RH Maria Magdalena Princess Imperial and Archduchess of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Princess of Tuscany
  6. HI & RH Elisabeth Princess Imperial and Archduchess of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Princess of Tuscany

HI & RH Stefan Prince Imperial and Archduke of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Prince of Tuscany
(Uses the name Stefan Habsburg since he became an American citizin; since 1990 he and his descendants in male lineage are entitled to the title Count von Habsburg)
* Mödling, August 15th, 1932
† Brighton, Michigan, November 12th, 1998

Married:

(morganatic) St. Elizabeth's Church, Milton, Massachusetts, August 26th, 1954:
Mary Jerrine Soper
* Boston, Massachusetts, June 19th, 1931

Children from this marriage:

  1. Christopher Habsburg
    * Faulkner Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, January 26th, 1957

    Married:

    1. Mount Tamalpais near Mill Valey, California, May 1st, 1987:
      Elizabeth Ann Blanchette
      * Peoria, Illinois, January 22nd, 1967
      (Blanchette is her stepfather's surname; her father's surname is Popejoy)
      (Divorced: July 1994)
    2. First Congregational Church, Clarkston, Michigan, October 15th, 1994:
      Catherine Q. Ripley
      * St. Joseph's Hospital, Pontiac, Michigan, September 5th, 1958

    Children from the first marriage:

    1. Saygan Genevieve Habsburg
      * Marin County Hospital, San Rafael, California, October 31st, 1987
    2. Stefan Christopher Habsburg
      * Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan, January 19th, 1990

    Child from the second marriage:

    1. Maria Antonia Habsburg
      * Huron Valley Hospital, Commerce, Michigan, October 1st, 1997
  2. Ileana Habsburg
    * Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, January 4th, 1958

    Married:

    Mercy Chapel, Farmington Hills, Michigan, June 23rd, 1979:
    David Scott Snyder
    * Pontiac, Michigan, November 18th, 1956

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Alexandra Marie Snyder
      * Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan, August 18th, 1984
    2. Nicholas David Snyder
      * Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan, February 27th, 1986
    3. Constantza Ileana Snyder
      * Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan, June 23rd, 1994
  3. Peter Habsburg
    * Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, February 19th, 1959

    Married:

    1. Mercy Chapel, Farmington Hills, Michigan, June 27th, 1981:
      Shari Suzanne Reid
      * Highland Park, Michigan, September 11th, 1960
      (Divorced: September 1985; annulled: 1988)
    2. St. Patrick's Church, Union Lake, Michigan, June 17th, 1989:
      Lauren Ann Klaus
      * Detroit, Michigan, May 9th, 1956

    Adopted children:

    1. Oksana Nicole Habsburg
      (Born as: Oksana Andrejevna Zheleznova)
      * Saratov, May 8th, 1991
      (Adopted: December 8th, 1997)
    2. Alexander Stefan Habsburg
      (Born as: Aleksandr Romanovitch Yemelyanov)
      * Volsk, January 30th, 1996
      (Adopted: March 10th, 1998)
    3. Tatjana Julia Habsburg
      (Born as: Julia Nikolajevna Makarova)
      * Saratov, February 28th, 1997
      (Adopted: December 8th, 1997)
  4. Constanza Habsburg ("Tantzi")
    * Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, October 2nd, 1960

    Married:

    1. St. Owen Church, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, January 16th, 1987:
      Mark Lee Matheson
      * Grosse Point, Michigan, February 15th, 1958
      (Divorced: November 1st, 1995)
    2. Marietta, Georgia, November 8th, 1997:
      Michael Dale Bain
      * Rockwood, Tennessee, January 4th, 1962
  5. Anton Habsburg
    * Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, November 7th, 1964

    Married:

    The Church in Aurora, Hiram, Ohio, October 5th, 1991:
    Ashley Byrd Carrell
    * Nashville, Tennessee, August 23rd, 1966


HI & RH Dominic Prince Imperial and Archduke of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Prince of Tuscany
* Schloß Sonnberg, July 4th, 1937

Married:

  1. (morganatic) St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Houston, Texas, June 11th, 1960:
    Virginia Engel von Voss
    * Houston, Texas, March 31st, 1937
    (Divorced)
  2. (morganatic) North Salem, New York, August 14th, 1999:
    Emmanuela Mlynarski ("Nella")
    * Afula, January 14th, 1948

Children from the first marriage:

  1. Sándor Count von Habsburg
    * Vienna, February 13th, 1965

    Married:

    Berndorf, May 15th, 2000:
    Priska Vilcsek
    * Hofheim im Taunus, March 18th, 1959

    Child from this marriage:

    1. Constantin Count von Habsburg
      * Vienna, July 11th, 2000
  2. Gregor Count von Habsburg
    * Vienna, November 20th, 1968

HI & RH Maria Magdalena Princess Imperial and Archduchess of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Princess of Tuscany
* Schloß Sonnberg, October 2nd, 1939

Married:

(civil) Mondsee, August 27th and (religious) Mondsee, August 29th, 1959:
Hans Ulrich Freiherr von Holzhausen
* Windischgarsten, September 1st, 1929

Children from this marriage:

  1. Johann Friedrich Anton Freiherr von Holzhausen
    * Salzburg, July 29th, 1960
  2. Georg Ferdinand Freiherr von Holzhausen
    * Salzburg, February 16th, 1962

    Married:

    (civil) Vienna, April 30th and (religious) Klosterkirche, Haus Overbach, Jülich-Barmen, May22nd, 1993:
    Elena Maria Victoria Ingeborg Countess von und zu Hoensbroech
    * Schloß Kellenberg, Jülich-Barmen, May 1st, 1965

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Alexander Justinian Victor Christoph Freiherr von Holzhausen
      * Vienna, November 28th, 1994
    2. Tassilo Christoph Johannes Donatus Freiherr von Holzhausen
      * Vienna, May 4th, 1997
  3. Alexandra Maria Freiin von Holzhausen
    * Salzburg, January 22nd, 1963

    Married:

    (civil) Salzburg, July 2nd and (religious) Kirchberg, July 7th, 1985:
    Christian Alexander Rudolf Michael Ferch
    * Salzburg, August 4th, 1959

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Ferdinand Georg Botho Ferch
      * Salzburg, October 17th, 1986
    2. Leopold Anton David Ferch
      * Wels, August 18th, 1988
    3. Benedikt Peter Nikolaus Ferch
      * Munich, March 2nd, 1993
    4. Elisabeth Patricia Katherina Ferch
      * Munich, February 23rd, 1995

HI & RH Elisabeth Princess Imperial and Archduchess of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia, Princess of Tuscany
* Schloß Sonnberg, January 15th, 1942

Married:

(civil) Mondsee, July 31st and (religious) Pfarrkirche, Mondsee, August 3rd, 1964:
Friedrich Josef Maria Sandhofer
* Salzburg, August 1st, 1934

Children from this marriage:

  1. Anton Dominic Sandhofer
    * Salzburg, October 26th, 1966

    Married:

    (civil) Innsbruck, May 28th and (religious) Petrus-Canislus Church, Innsbruck, May 29th, 1983:
    Katarzyna Marta Wojkowska
    * Warsaw, November 23rd, 1962

    Child from this marriage:

    1. Dominik Alexander Sandhofer
      * Innsbruck, January 7th, 1994
  2. Margareta Elisabeth Sandhofer
    * Innsbruck, September 10th, 1968

    Married:

    (civil) Salzburg, June 20th, 1992:
    Ernst Helmut Klaus Lux
    * Graz, September 18th, 1954

    Child from this marriage:

    1. Mauritio Maria Ernst Lux
      * Vienna, April 29th, 1999
    2. Dorian Augustinus Maria Lux
      * Vienna, May 12th, 2001
  3. Andrea Alexandra Sandhofer
    * Innsbruck, December 13th, 1969

    Married:

    (civil) Salzburg, August 30th, 1996 and (religious) Franziskaner Church, Salzburg, June 14th, 1997:
    Jörg Michael Zarbl
    * Wels, September 25th, 1970

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Ferdinand Hans Friedrich Konstantin Maria Zarbl
      * Salzburg, December 8th, 1996
    2. Benedikt Bonifatius Maria Manfred Rainer Zarbl
      * February 19th, 1999 
  4. Elisabeth Victoria Magdalena Sandhofer
    * Innsbruck, November 16th, 1971

Footnotes:

  1. Source: Queen Victoria's Descendants by Marlene A. Eilers. With special thanks to Hein Bruins, Brigitte Gastel Lloyd, Netty Leistra and Paul Theroff.

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Last updated: December 10th, 2001.

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