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    • Johann Adolph Grosssteinbeck

    • Portraits; Grandfathers
    • Johann Adolph Grosssteinbeck,1832-1913, John Steinbeck's grandfather. He later shortened his name to Steinbeck. He was a carpenter who migrated from Elberfeld in western Germany to the Jaffa area in the Ottoman Empire, now Israel, in 1850. He came...
    • Monument to Caroline Dickson

    • Families; Monuments
    • A Monument to Caroline Samueletta Dickson (1847-1932). Other sides of the gravestone give details of the family's travails in Palestine. Caroline, age 11, was present when Friedrich Steinbeck (previously Grosssteinbeck, her brother-in-law) was...
    • Steinbeck's Father and Family

    • Family members; Fathers
    • From left to right: Herbert Eldredge Steinbeck (age 5), John Ernst Steinbeck (JES) (age 2), Charles Minor Steinbeck (age 7). Sons of Johann Adolph Steinbeck (1832-1913) and Almira Ann Dickson Steinbeck (1828-1923). John Ernst Steinbeck was John...
    • Steinbeck Ancestory Portraits

    • Family members; Grandparents
    • Clark C. Steinbeck (grandson of Fritz Grosssteinbeck) and wife Gertrude with unknown woman. Clark visited Germany & Palestine (Jaffa) in 1937 to find out more about the Grosssteinbeck connection. Prior to that, John Steinbeck had been the Business...
    • Mount Hope landscape

    • Landscapes; Farms
    • A photo of the land near which Grosssteinbecks and Dicksons settled in 1854, probably near what was called by westerners 'Mount Hope.' The Grosssteinbecks had purchased 3 hectares of arboreal land and a house in this area in 1853. Digital copy...
    • Steinbeck's Ancestors

    • Family members; Grandfathers; Grandmothers; Parents
    • Johann Adolph Steinbeck (1832-1913), Charles Minor Steinbeck (1857-?), and Almira Ann Dickson Steinbeck (1828-1923). Charles's middle name probably derives from Clorinda Minor, who was a US-born missionary leader near Jaffa who died in 1855. This...

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