CousinsConnection
Building a Family Tree for all variations of
Kitces, Keces, Keses, Kitzes, Ketzis, Kitzis, Kicis, Kitsis, Chitis, and Кицис
As well as
Charest, Pearson, Gordon, Westheimer, Greenwald, Simon, Rohr, Dunsky
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Welcome
Welcome to our family website. Please explore the site and let me know what you think. You can see most of the site without a log-in. If you want to register, please do, and you will have greater access, including some of the data that is too sensitive for the general public.

Features

Over 31,00 individuals.

Over 11,500 families.

Over 14,000 supporting documents and photos.



Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about the information on this site, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

> Website News
16 Jan 2024 Added 2,500 people and over 1,000 documents.

1 Jan 2023 - HUGE ADDITON!! Added 12,500 documents and photos linked to family members. Some photos from the prior version have not been transferred yet, but will be soon.

25 May 2022 - Added 150 people in 50+ families. Lots of miscellaneous facts and details added..

18 Nov 2021 - Added 700 people in 300+ families. .

10 Dec 2020 - Added 750 people in 200+ families. Mostly descendants of Juile Weis Sternfels and her sister Baeuerle Weis Hirschman.

16 Jun 2020 - Added 1,100 people in 430 families. Mostly descendants of Schmai Westheimer (b. 1765 in Billigheim, Germany. This includes the Westheimer families from Houston.

22 Apr 2020 - Added 200 people in 50 families. Mostly changes to the top of the Kitzes tree. Most US branches now linked.

28 Mar 2020 - Added 700 people in 300 families. Plus about 3,500 new facts and details

23 Jun 2019 - Added 550 people in 250 families. Plus about 2,500 new facts and details

20 Jun 2019 - As a result of the recent hack incident, I have updated the website to the lates version. New capablities include much better displays on phones and tablets, as well as many new features.

27 Jan 2019 - Added 600 people in 325 families. Plus about 2,500 new facts and details
15 Jun 2018 - Added 1500 people in 600 families. Mostly additions to the Jarast branch and the Oppenheimer family from Aub
05 Jan 2018 - Added 700 people in 250 families. Mostly additions to the Kharast/Jarast branch
23 Jun 2017 - Added 1150 people in 450 families
2 Aug 2016 - Added 500 people in 250 families
16 Apr 2016 - Added 600 people in 250+ families. Mostly descendants of Isak Moses Mergentheimer (b~1759)
28 Aug 2015 - Added 600 people in 200 families Plus many new facts
24 Feb 2015 - Added 450 people in 250 families
20 Aug 2014 - Added 600 people in 175+ families. Mostly descendants of Raphael Moses Mannheimer (1768-1842)
8 Jun 2014 - Added 450 people in 150 families. Many new facts - dates/places
5 oct 2013 - Added 200 people in 70+ families. More descendants of Label Dunsky Plus a new Kitzis branch
15 Sep 2013 - Added 800 people in 300+ families. Mostly descendants of Label Dunsky
31 Jul 2013 - Added 300 people in 150+ families. Many new facts - dates/places
4 Jul 2013 - Upgraded website software to latest version
7 Apr 2013 - Added 750 people in 275+ families. Mostly descendants of Bahle Weiss Pfeiffer
3 Feb 2013 - Added 400 people in 200+ families. Thousands of new facts - dates/places
15 May 2012 - Added 900 people in 400+ families. Mostly descendants of Abraham Strauss
15 Mar 2012 - Added 700 people in 300+ families. Many dates/places updated also
20 Dec 2011 - Family Tree Update -- mostly additions/corrections to dates and places. Also more photos
28 Apr 2011 - Added 500+ people in 230+ families.
     Mostly Charest/Kharast/Arost/Harsat
19 Oct 2010 - Added 500+ people in 300+ families
11 Feb 2010 - "Uncle Harry's" Movies are coming online. Look in Videos.
22 Jan 2010 - Russian is now available!
20 Jan 2010 - Spanish is now available!
21 Dec 2009 - Welcome to the new site!!
More to come!


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Family News

Recent Deaths
  Last Name, Given Name(s) [Married Name(s)]    Born    Birth Location    Died    Death Location 
Fancy, Robert      28 Jan 2024  Rancho Mirage, California, USA 
Contant, Robert Gregory   17 Mar 1943   9 Nov 2023   
Seligman, Howard Steven   17 Jun 1957  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA  16 Oct 2023  Simi Valley, Ventura, California, USA 
Hodges, Judith Elaine [Westheimer]   11 Mar 1949   6 Sep 2023  Michigan, USA 
Savransky, Elaine Susan   13 Nov 1948   6 Sep 2023   


Recent Births
  Last Name, Given Name(s)    Born    Birth Location 
Ziegler, Robert Harrison  13 Sep 2023  Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA  
Bales, Otto Morgan  28 Aug 2023   
Zakarian, Ziggy Jack  15 Aug 2023   
Aarons, Jasper Eisner  20 Jul 2023  Washington, District of Columbia, USA  
Reiter, Danielle Cecilia  18 Jul 2023   


Recent Marriages
  Last Name, Given Name(s)    Spouse Name    Date of Marriage    Place of Marriage 
Storm, Spencer  Freudenberg, Marti Leanne  23 Dec 2023  Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, USA  
Harrison, Adam  Staub, Cydnie Michelle  1 Oct 2023  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA  
Warner, Doug  Miller, Melissa  12 Feb 2023    
Benz, Scott  Lewin, Jami Michelle  2 Oct 2022    
Cascio, Matt  Brandimarte, Chelsea Paige  13 Aug 2022  Sayville, Suffolk, New York, USA