Charles Frederick Kister Keister family photo

Charles Frederick Kister

Taken in Chicago, Cook County, IL in .

Keister (or Kister) German Great Grandfather - machinist from the Berlin, Germany area: Charles "Carl" Frederick Kister - a colorized photo. About Carl Freiderick Keister: Carl F. Keister (Kister) cam ... show more

Keister (or Kister) German Great Grandfather - machinist from the Berlin, Germany area: Charles "Carl" Frederick Kister - a colorized photo.

About Carl Freiderick Keister

Carl F. Keister (Kister) came over on the Herder Ship in 1881, with his family: wife, Theresa, and son Charles Freiderick. They also had a daughter with them that was only about 6 months old and she died aboard the ship. Her name was Hedwig. Carl was an engineer who was able to get a machinist job when the family arrived in Chicago. He was my Grandma Alma Helen's father and she was born in Chicago. ...more about Carl Freiderick Keister

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