ALFRED HELD B. 1835 GERMANY OR PA CHANGED NAME TO VAN NORDEN (VANNORDEN, VANORDEN, ETC) DIED 1887 ATLANTA, FULTON, GA.
HE MARRIED MARIE VALESKA ROSENSTEIN SHE WAS BORN JAN. 1841 PA AND DIED IN EAST POINT, FULTON, GA
THEY HAD CHILDREN:
EDWIN - b. PA MATILDAb. PA ARTHURb. PA Lizzieb. PA Earlb. SOUTH CAROLINA Willard b. SOUTH CAROLINA
This family is in the 1880 US Census Location:Atlanta, Fulton, GA under name:ALFRED VAN NORDEN and wife VALESKA
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DESCENDANTS OF ALFRED HELD
Apparently he had a run in with the law and changed his name during or after the Civil War....but I have no other info on that.
son of Alfred Held VanNorden:
Edwin VanNordenborn April 1865 PA married:unknown son:Ernest Adolphilus VanNorden b. July 1892 PA married Nellie Belle Baker of Ben Hill, Fulton, GA children:Lois Annie VanNorden,( or Annie Lois) Elizabeth Marie (or Marie Elizabeth) Van Norden, and Ernest Philip VanNorden.
Lois A. married - unknown ? heirs??? Marie single - no heirs Ernest usually called Phillip Van Norden - married at least two times - living heirs
Lois Annie was probably named after sister of Nellie Baker.
Ernest PHILLIP may have married a Madge or Margaret surname unknown.
SEEKING PARENTS OF MARIE VALESKA ROSENSTEIN - FAMILY PROBABLY FROM GERMANY - SETTLED IN PENNSYLVANIA.