Schrempp Family Page

Welcome to the Schrempp Family page. We are the family of Ben and Elieen Schrempp of Pacifica California. Ben is the son of Josef and Edith Schrempp. Edith's maiden name is Engelhorn. He has one sister Frances Orput. Eileen is the daughter of Leland and Kathleen Kolm. She has two brothers Richard and Dave.

Ben and Elieen have four children Jim, Mike, Nancy and Bob.  Mike is married to Gwen, Nancy is married to Greg Haldeman they have two childeren (Steven and Emily) and Bob is married to Katie Rosenbrock.

For more information check out Jim's Family Page.


Dad's side of the family
Family Names: Engelhorn (Englehorn)

Grandpa Schrempp

Joseph Schrempp.jpg (161596 bytes)

Josef Schrempp was born in Gengenbach Germany in 1902. Here is a scan of his birth Certificate and a tranlation:

Birth Certificate No. 66

Gengenbach, October 28 1902.

Before the signing registrar appears today, known in person, Karl Schrempp, Blacksmith resident in Gengenbach, of catholic religion, and announced, that of Franziska Schrempp, maiden name of Suhm, his wife, of catholic religion, resident in his house, in Gengenbach in his house, on October 26th of the year 1902, in the morning at 9:30 am a boy was born and that this child received the first name of Josef.

Read, approved and signed

Karl Schrempp, Blacksmith.

The Registrar:

By Proxy:

F. X. SchweiB, Clerk

It is hereby confirmed that this excerpt matches the main birth record of Gengenbach pro 1902.

Grandpa Schrempp immigrated from Germany to the United States in 1923. He sailed on the S. S. Mount Clay from Hambug Germany on 9 August 1923 arriving at Ellis Island on 20 August 1923. His final destination was Vineburg California (near Napa) the home of his uncle, Bernhard Schrempp.

The following information is off the Ellis Island website. When I look at the image of the original ship manifest, the image does not support the data they are giving. They seem to have an error in their data.

Bernard (1886 - 1949) arrived in the US via Ellis Island on 13 April 1907. Bernard came from Lissen. He sailed out of Havre on the La Savoie.

Here is a link to the Ellis Island web. You can do a search by name of the ship Manifests. Here is a link directly to Joseph Schrempp and Bernard Schrempp.

Note: My scanner is not big enough to scan the birth certificate in one pass.

Craig Orput Check out Cousin Craig's web site, Orput Acres.


Mom's Side of the Family.
Family Names: Kolm • Lüneburg • Maack • Klauck • Hübner/Höfner • Schroeder • Bernitt • Hilmers • Voelters • Frehse • Darde • Frehse • Friese • Lewis • Betts • Jenkins• Metcalf(e)• Hopkins • Lynch • Quinn • Ryan

Grandpa Kolm

Leland "Lee" Kolm

Grandpa worked for NBC Radio in SF for 30 or 40 years. Brother Jim has a page about Grandpa's days at NBC.

Peggy Kolm

Cousin Peggy Kolm is doing genealogy research of the Kolm branch of the family. She has an Ancestry of Leland Bernitt "Lee" Kolm BLOG and The Ancestry of Kathleen (Lewis) Kolm: Lewis and Related families.  Check out her web site for more information.

Brian Kolm

Cousin Brian is a freelance animator and artist with his own website Atomic Bear Press.

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Page Last Updated 10/27/2010