My Grandmother was the daughter of Robert Hesselrode. Her name was Katie Almara.She had brothers, Henry Melton,Charles Auto,and Robert ED.She has sisters named Bertha Ann ( Mrs. Wm. Box),Fannie Florina (Eli Walter),and Pet who died as an infant.
Her father was Robert Hesselrode who was married to Alice Strom.Robert was born in Lichlngsen Prussia.(now North Rhineland Westfalia Germany near Dusseldorf and the dDutch border.
His parents were Theodora Hesselrode, and Christina van Holten.I have the Hesselrode family bible.