The DORNSEIF Family
This site is dedicated to the descendants of Gottschalk DORNSEIFF (1463-1533) from the town of Bromskirchen (and other towns) in Hessen, Germany. Bromskirchen was founded in the year 1238 and celebrated its 750th anniversary in 1988 with the publication of a book 750 Jahre Bromskirchen which mentions various DORNSEIFs through the years.
DORNSEIFs in the United States bear the surnames of DORNSEIF, DORNSEIFF, DORNSEIFFER, DORNSEIFFEN, DORNSIFE, etc.
This site is being updated and expanded as of July 15, 2014
Quick links to web pages:
Relevant DORNSEIF areas in GERMANY (Deutschland)
Dornseifen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
DORNSEIF Emigration from Germany to the USA
Relevant areas in the USA
Additional information about the DORNSEIF family genealogy can be found at:
George Gustave DORNSEIF
Chicago, Illinois, USA
With special thanks to Wolfgang G. Sonneborn
of Wuppertal, Westfalen, Germany for his
many contributions to this web site
and the personal, guided tour of the areas
of our ancestors.
Special thanks also to the late Tom Fitzgerald (formerly of the St. Louis, Missouri, USA area) for his many years of work in researching and sharing information regarding our ancestors