this getting stranger by the min. on what i been tracing since 1997 my frien cindy came across each other back then like a few of i do believe we have something in common
i do have legal doc on wilhem von stein if you want i can e-mail them to you i have 2 of them below is what my dads sister told me and if we are all realted you would not believe on what cousin we do have,for example i worked with a guy for 25 years and we did not know we were cousins and he told me a lot,he told if we ever had a family reunion on the pen side it would be very very large,you know the more i read about wilhelm von steinand get input on him i really like him read between the lines he had a reason to get out of prussia.( i thnk escape is more like it, before he became a u.s.a. citizen he had to renounce any ties to william the first king of prissia and the emperor of germany. so if you guys whant 2 of these documnets i have be glad to give share them with you. boy do i love history.... way to go grt.grt. grt pops.
Don't know how much this can help,but i been trying to chase our family history also.as far as i know THE TREE START SOMETHING LIKE THIS
MY GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT GRANPA ( ANTONIA PENA'S Father came over from germany as a little boy.He lost both of his parents on a trip to Mexico.A man and his wife with the last name( Dela Pena ) adopted him and gave him thier last name. Antonio's parents last was STIEN.Hope ths helps out a little and also a guy named THOMAS A. PENA has put out a book called ( The new world book of the pena's ) he might be on the net also that is who i was looking for before i got to your page. so you folks take care and have a nice holiday BILLY PENA JR.