born in Hesse-Nassau, Germany. According to a Hebrew siddur handed down through the family, he was the son of Rabbi
Abraham Scholum Ha Kohen. Gerson married Eva Goldschmidt, the
daughter of Seligmann Goldschmidt and Hincka Schoenschen Alexander.
Gerson died on 22 Jul 1890, and is buried at Adath Jershurun cemetery in
Philadelphia. Gerson and Eva's
(S.J.)(Joseph “Joe”) Katzenstein
who was born 23 Aug 1848 in Jesberg, Hesse Nassau,
Germany. He married Henrietta D. (Dot) Sigmund, daughter of Albert Sigmund and Ella
Baltimore, MD. Joseph died 7 Dec 1901 and is buried at the
Katzenstein family mausoleum in Washington, PA. Joseph was a
clothing merchant and owned a haberdashery in Washington, PA on
Main St. Go to the Bio of S.J.
was born 20 Feb 1851 in Jesberg, Hesse
Nassau, Germany. He first married Ellen Bohm. She died in 1889 in the famous Johnstown
(PA) Flood with an infant
son. He then married Bertha Miller, the daughter of Samuel
and Eliza Leopold. In 1916, a year of his
death. Go to the Bio of Jacob
was born in 1853 in Jesberg. She married Jacob
Schlesinger. This family also resided in Philadelphia
was the first of the Katzenstein children
to be born in America. He was born in 1856. Perry married Rose
Elias. They had no children. Perry died young in 1903.
Katzenstein was born 24 December, 1869. We do not know
what happened to this daughter.
was the youngest child born 17 Aug 1863 in
Philadelphia. She married Isidore Schoenthal who lived in
Washington, PA, where he was in business with his brother
died 17 Aug 1941 in Philadelphia
here to see the descendants of Gerson Katzenstein