WW-I, Posen was
in the utmost east of
Now Poznan, as it is called in Polish, is a part of Poland. In
this area, close to the eastern border in a village called
Königstreu, a family by the name Griep has been living.
1817 Andreas Griep and his wife, inhabitants of Königstreu, had
a daughter by the name of (Anna) Susanna Griep.
In 1835 this
daughter married a man named Koebernik and their grandson
Frederick Kobernik moved to
Yakima, Washington State, USA. His daughter Joan Kobernik
Hoeft, who made up this page, likes to share her information
about this family.