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Kreindler / Kriendler town of origin in Galicia #galicia


Simon Kreindler
 

I have documented my KREINDLER line back to my GG Grandfather, Simon Kreindler, who was born in 1790 in Solotwina, a shtetl in the Austro-Hungarian Empire not far from Stanislawow (today it is Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine).

 

Although the KREINDLER name is not all that common, I have never been able to connect my line with the KREINDLERS of Club 21 fame. Their earliest ancestor in the US was Kieve/Carl KREINDLER who arrived in NY either in 1900 (according to Ellis Island records) or in 1896 (according to his son, Peter).

 

Kieve/Carl’s branch subsequently changed the spelling of their name to KRIENDLER, probably because it was grammatically more correct in English-speaking USA. My line retained the original spelling.

 

Years ago, I tried to find out where Kieve/Carl’s family had originated. It was not on his Ellis Island arrival record and none of his family apparently knew the answer (although the ones I spoke to were also very curious).

 

I wonder if, in the intervening 20 plus years, any of the KRIENDLER branch has been able to find the answer? If so, I would be delighted to hear from you.


Barbara Krasner
 

Simon,
Just by going to JRI-Poland Indexing, it looks like the main places for KREINDLER are Nadworna and Kolomyya, although a fair number appear, too, in Stanislawow. I found some KREINDLER names in my ancestral town of Kozlow, Tarnopol District.
Best,
Barbara


ROBERT WEISS
 

I can’t help you in your search, but as an interesting side fact, Carl KREINDLER’s daughter was a midwife who delivered my father and his two brothers between 1903-7.
 
Bob Weiss
 
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Kreindler / Kriendler town of origin in Galicia #galicia 
From: Simon Kreindler
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 17:56:11 EDT 
 

I have documented my KREINDLER line back to my GG Grandfather, Simon Kreindler, who was born in 1790 in Solotwina, a shtetl in the Austro-Hungarian Empire not far from Stanislawow (today it is Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine).

 

Although the KREINDLER name is not all that common, I have never been able to connect my line with the KREINDLERS of Club 21 fame. Their earliest ancestor in the US was Kieve/Carl KREINDLER who arrived in NY either in 1900 (according to Ellis Island records) or in 1896 (according to his son, Peter).

 

Kieve/Carl’s branch subsequently changed the spelling of their name to KRIENDLER, probably because it was grammatically more correct in English-speaking USA. My line retained the original spelling.

 

Years ago, I tried to find out where Kieve/Carl’s family had originated. It was not on his Ellis Island arrival record and none of his family apparently knew the answer (although the ones I spoke to were also very curious).

 

I wonder if, in the intervening 20 plus years, any of the KRIENDLER branch has been able to find the answer? If so, I would be delighted to hear from you.