Kieffer Family in Alsace near the Reichsfeld Area
by John Kieffer
(Olathe, Kansas, United States)
Searching for the parents of my great grandparents. Antoine Kieffer (born 3 Jan 1816) in Alsace), & Elizabeth Kieffer (born 10 Jan 1828). They immigrated to the U.S. in 1852, departing from Bremen on the "Neptune" and arriving at the Port of Galveston on June 6, 1852. According to family legend the owned a vineyard/winery in Alsace, which they sold in order to pay for passage to the U.S.