The Ancestors of Doron Zeilberger (born July 2, 1950) and of his brother Gil Zeilberger

Compiled by Doron Zeilberger

First Written: Nov. 28, 1999.

Last Update: Aug. 15, 2013, to add Benjamin Latz (thanks to José Matiella)

Previous Updates: Nov. 12, 2002 (thanks to Tom (Sr) and Tom(Jr) Furstenberg). Dec. 12, 1999; May 30, 2000; June 25, 2000; Aug. 13, 2000 [Thanks to Dr. Josef Hesselbach]; Nov. 7, 2000 [Thanks to Dan Brockman];

Dec. 7, 2000 [Thanks to Anne Howson];

Aug. 8, 2002 (after a visit to Leipzig).

Feb. 8, 2004 (entering Gerson Alexander's birthplace and birthday, and the his wife, Zohre).

May 27, 2006 (to change Forchheimer to Vorchheimer, thanks to Georg Schnabel).

Sept. 16, 2006 [to put a link to the Abraham and Madel Kuhl tree, supplied by Michelle Fanwick]; Oct. 22, 2006: Put links to Marianne (b. Rindskopf) Vorchheimer and her father Raphael Rindskopf.; Aug. 21, 2011 [to enter Gerson Alexander's approximate death date, thanks to Karola Nick]

Please send corrections and additions to zeilberg@math.rutgers.edu.


Other Interesting Relatives

Normally, only a direct ancestor gets a page of their own, and all my n^th cousins m-times-removed (m,n positive integers) are mentioned in the page of our closest-common-ancestor. However, four individuals in my extended family deserve special pages:

Posted Feb. 8, 2003: Find out about Gitti Weiss's 90th Birthday Party .


I would like to thank Mrs. Cordula Kappner, director of Landkreis Hassberge Library, and Mr. Buettner, from Heustreu,for kindly supplying much of the information in this page. I would also like to thank my aunt Brigitte Weiss, and my cousin Ada Weiss, for information about my mother's ancestors. I also wish to thank (May 30, 2000) my fifth-cousin, David Schwager, for kindly allowing me to post the .rtf file containing the descendants of Regina Schonemann. I also wish to thank (Aug. 13, 2000), Professor Dr. Josef Hesselbach, archivist of the State Archives of Wuerzburg, for extensive information about the ancestors from Unsleben. I would also like to thank (Nov. 7, 2000) Dan Brockman for kindly finding the maiden name of my great-great-grandmother Wilhelmine Goldbarth Pinner.
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