Lisa, My grandmother, who was born in Chicago, is the daughter of an Elizabeth Gessert and William Krohn.They had 4 children: Bertha (Birdie) b. 1900 d. 1904; Lillian b. 1902 d. 1966; Pearl b. 1906 d. 1983; and Viola b. 1910 d. 1922.Do you have any connection to this line of Gesserts?