Re: Looking for DUSSELDORF descendants #germany

Sherri Bobish

Hi Tanya,

If you go to and search for Otto Dusseldorf, born 1829, you will find him and his wife and children on the 1870 and 1880 census living in New York.  He is listed as a physician on both census.  According to city directories, Otto's son Louis was also a physician.

Also, Otto passed on in Brooklyn (Kings County) NY in 1897.
Name: Otto L Dusseldorf
Age: 68
Birth Year: abt 1829
Death Date: 5 Mar 1897
Death Place: Kings, New York, USA
Certificate Number: 3488
If you search for Otto's children (their names are all on the 1870  and 1880 census) you should find them on later census.  The U.S. does a census every ten years, and NY State had some of their own census done mid-decade.)

Census up through 1940 are public and searchable at

The 1950 census will be released in April 2022.

Hope this helps,

Sherri Bobish

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