Our purpose and main desire is to gather information about the Köstner family,
search and collect data, pictures kept by family members through the years,
including, family stories whenever possible.
From our investigation
it is concluded that the Köstner family originates in Germany,
in the "Thüringen" area.
Köstner last name is found in Europe; mainly in Austria, Germany,
Italy and Switzerland. In America, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and the United
States; all with the same ancestral origin. The family of the
branch Köstner Kirchner,
reside mainly in Germany, Switzerland, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and in the
The summary of data is made with documents of the Church, of German and American genealogy, finally from verbal information. The lack of more information leaves as with some holes, this information will be included in future summaries and as often as it is received or whenever possible.
The original Köstner Kirchner branch originated in Germany with four siblings who travelled to South America; Ferdinand (Chile), Georg (Bolivia and Argentina), Julius Ernst (Chile) and Wilhelmine (Chile).
The two sisters, Adele and Emmi Susanne (Chile), are the last of the Jungnückel Tahlheim branch.