Emigrants to the US

Also from Bavaria some Hutsteiner left their home and emigrated to America: Joseph Hutsteiner was born in Hartmannsreut, parish Wegscheid where all the austro-bavarian Hutsteiners come from, married Georgina Altendorfer from Mistlberg, also close to Wegscheid, but already in Austria and went to the US around 1921 after the first world war. His first son was born in Bavaria, other children already in the US. From a village close to Hartmannsreut, called Aiglsöd, Johann Hutsteiner […]... Read More
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Rudolphstadt / Rudolfov

Rudolfov is a city in the České Budějovice District in the South Bohemian Region, about 5 km north-east of České Budějovice (Budweis). The history of Rudolfstadt/Rudolfov is closely related to the discovery and exploitation of silver deposits in the area. The first mention of silver mining in the area is from 1385 and it reached its peak in the second half of the 16th century. Numerous mining encampments sprang up in the area near mining […]... Read More

Hochstein and Huthstein

It happened several times in history that Hochstein and Hutstein was incorrectly swapped. Johann Hochstein in Wermelskirchen was written as Huthstein, likely because known Ludwig Conrad Hutsteiner, a bailiff, lived there, too. One of Johann Hochstein’s children, Wilhelmina, was recorded as Wilhelmina Huthstein in state records of Wermelskirchen.... Read More

Geldern 1634

  In 1634 Friedrich Hutstein was born to Peter Hutstein and Maria Smitz in Geldern. Unfortunately no more info about Hutstein in this regions and time could be found, but in the Netherlands there had been families Houtsteijn (Hutsteijn, Houtsteen), which could be an early type mismatch. Houtsteijn pronounciation in English is like “H-out-stine” and translated like Wood-stone (germ: Holzstein). ... Read More