The Cannon King's Daughter

An unrecorded banishment from Germany's Krupp steel family

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April 22, 2016 at 8:23 pm

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Engelbertha Krupp Society seeks researchers fluent in German to assist in locating/disclosing records of Illegitimate Krupp steel dynasty son

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The Engelbertha Krupp Society seeks volunteer historians, genealogists and researchers to assist in locating records of Wilhelm Alfried Lobbert, illegitimate son of Alfred Krupp (1812-1887) from Germany’s Krupp steel and munitions dynasty. Full credit and exposure of work will be given.

In 2003, Prof. Burkhart Beyer, Alfried Krupp Foundation historian, disclosed Lobbert’s existence after it was concealed for nearly 174 years. The subject of Lobbert was again resurrected in 2013 after Germany’s news magazine, der Spiegel, ran a feature story about the disclosure of my great-grandmother’s banishment from the Krupp family in my book titled The Cannon King’s Daughter. Engelbertha Krupp’s banishment was concealed from the public for 134 years.

My intentions are to first locate Lobbert’s birth records, places of residence, marriage record and children through church and civil records. The ultimate goal is to match my DNA to Alfred Krupp’s DNA through one of Lobbert’s surviving descendants via FamilyTreeDNA.

Presently, we are in need of someone who is fluent in German to translate a 20-page investigative journal by German Professor Dr. Burkhard Beyer. This can be done orally via telephone.

Our first model has the search for Lobbert born in Germany c.1829 and living in Denmark, Switzerland or Austria. He may have briefly immigrated to the United States.

The second model has Wilhelm Lobbert born in Germany c.1850 and living in the same countries listed above.

German passport films from the LDS Church would be most helpful in identifying all Wilhelm Lobberts that left Germany after 1829.

Wilhelm Lobbert’s mother was identified by Dr. Burkhard Beyer as being Maria Christina Wickenburg. Place of birth/death unknown.

Interested persons should email info@davidstroebel.com with the subject “Wilhelm Lobbert.”

Thank you all,

David

www.davidstroebel.com

Twitter: @davidstroebel

Translation of 20-page German document

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I have a 20-page document in German needing translating to English regarding the circumstances surrounding Alfred Krupp’s illegitimate son, Wilhelm Lobbert, who reportedly by Burkhart Beyer, settled in the United States. Seeking 4-5 volunteers who are motivated and capable research partners to analyze, interpret and compile finding into a professionally-written journal. Seeking to identify surviving descendants of Wilhelm Lobbert for the purposes of learning new details of his connection to Alfred Krupp, from Germany’s Krupp steel dynasty and to obtain and compare DNA samples to confirm Engelbertha Krupp Stroebele’s banishment from the Krupp family. If you are willing to help by translating this 20-page document, you will be doing so as a member of my research team. All appropriate credit will be given for all work you do.

Please respond to info@davidstroebel.com

Thanks,
David Stroebel
http://www.davidstroebel.com

Written by Dave Stroebel

August 5, 2015 at 2:24 pm

Historians and genealogists to search for illegitimate Krupp dynasty son descendants

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Seeking a volunteer research partnership with historians and genealogists in locating surviving descendants of Wilhelm Alfried Lobbert in the US- the illegitimate son of  Alfred Krupp, from Germany’s Krupp steel dynasty. Findings will be shared between researchers and made available through scholarly publications.

Krupp Foundation historian, Prof. Burkhard Beyer, disclosed Lobbert’s existence for the first time in 2003 after it remained unrecorded for 174 years. He is unwilling to cooperate or discuss Wilhelm Lobbert or the banishment of my great-grandmother, Engelbertha Krupp Stroebele.

Please email: Info@davidstroebel.com

https://cannonkingsdaughter.wordpress.com/2013/12/27/seeking-information-on-wilhelm-lobbert-unrecorded-krupp-son/

http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=de&u=http://lobid.org/nwbib/HT013908115&prev=search

Engelbertha Krupp Society Press Release

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Engelbertha Krupp Society established in Monmouth County, NJ

Society founded by great-grandson, author.

Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, March 3, 2015.

David Stroebel, founder and great-grandson of Engelbertha Krupp Stroebele, has announced the creation of the Engelbertha Krupp Society.

The Engelbertha Krupp Society has been established to further the research on the banishment of Engelbertha Krupp from Germany’s Krupp steel dynasty of Essen, Germany, her life there and in Jersey City, New Jersey, where she immigrated in 1883.

Membership in the Engelbertha Krupp Society is open and provides the opportunity to conduct, analyze, preserve and promote ongoing research into the life of Engelbertha Krupp Stroebele who was the daughter of Alfred Krupp (1812-1887) and Bertha Eichhoff (1831-1888). Fried. Krupp AG became Germany’s largest steel producer and armed Germany through two world wars. The banishment of Engelbertha Krupp was disclosed by David Stroebel in a 2008 book titled, The Cannon King’s Daughter.

Engelbertha Krupp Society members will be expected to carry-out research in New Jersey and Germany and present findings to the society’s monthly and annual meetings which are help in Ocean Township. Many staff and committee positions are to be filled. For consideration,

Contact:

David Stroebel
Founder/President
2 Naomi Rd
Ocean, NJ 07712
732-580-2401
ek_society@outlook.com

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March 4, 2015 at 3:19 pm

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The book that caused a firestorm in Germany

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With the help of three elderly relatives, author David Stroebel conveys century-old revelations, photographs and documents passed down through five generations of his family in a riveting book that caused a firestorm in Germany when his story was published in 2013 by Germany’s renoun der Speigel news magazine.

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Read the Cannon King’s Daughter from Barnes & Noble Online Store

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-cannon-kings-daughter-david-stroebel/1114834943?ean=9780615465289

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Author David Stroebel to Participate in Jersey City Book Festival

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David Stroebel, author of the book, “The Cannon King’s Daughter,” will be participating in the Jersey City Free Public Library’s, “Tales of our City,” book festival being held next Sunday, September 21, 2014, at the Grove Street Pavilion in Jersey City.

Stroebel penned his book after three elderly relatives came forward with century-old revelations, photographs and documents revealing to him that his great-grandmother’s true identity was that of Engelbertha Krupp, who was banished and disinherited from Germany’s Krupp steel dynasty of Essen, known for their production of armaments for Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich.

In 2013, Stroebel challenged his great-grandmother’s constitutional right in Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court to half of the Krupp works net worth. The court ruled his petition was not a constitutional issue.

Stroebel is currently conducting DNA tests on several Krupp dynasty descendants from different parts of the world in hopes of a match. But he warns that FamilyTreeDNA has instructed him that candidates must not be any further away than five generations from Alfred Krupp, his twice great-grandfather who banished his daughter, Engelbertha, for failing to break off a wedding engagement to John Joseph Stroebele, a poor shoemaker.

FamilyTree has also warned Stroebel that only 1 match in 8 will carry DNA markers matching his DNA to Alfred Krupp and thus an undeniable connection to Germany’s largest and wealthiest steel maker.