AUTHOR REVEALS NAMES OF ALBANY , SCOTIA RESIDENTS WHO WERE MAIN SOURCES FOR KRUPP DYNASTY BOOK
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2010 Freehold Township, New Jersey- Albany, and Scotia, New York residents Theodore J. Beebe, Sr., and Charles M. Stroebele are identified by author David G. Stroebel as two of three elder relatives who supplied him with century-old revelations and photographs that were given new life in the upcoming book The Cannon King's Daughter: The True, Untold Story of Engelbertha Krupp due to be published in October, 2010.
Theodore Beebe and Charles Stroebele are also the great-grandsons of Engelbertha Krupp who were contacted by David Stroebel back in 2008 while researching his family tree. It was Beebe that provided the author with revelations that John Stroebele and Engelbertha Krupp worked for Germany Emperor Wilhelm I at the Berlin City Palace. Charles Stroebele provided the author with revelations pertaining to a large trail of money believed to have originated from Alfred Krupp and spent by his grandfather John Stroebele, Jr. in the Albany, and Monticello, NY areas. It is Charles Stroebele who provided the author with century-old photographs of John Stroebele and Engelbertha Krupp taken in 1906 when the couple lived in Jersey City, New Jersey .
The Cannon King's Daughter details the life of Engelbertha Krupp, the banished and disinherited daughter of Alfred and Bertha Krupp from the 400-year-old industrial dynasty of Essen, Germany. It is believed her parents had her birth records destroyed at Essen's Market Church after she refused to break off her pending marriage to John Joseph Stroebele, a poor shoemaker employed at Villa Hugel, the Krupp estate in Essen, Germany.
About the author:
David Stroebel is an award-winning 13-year veteran of the Air Force Reserve Command History Program in which he wrote extensively on the air and ground operations of various Air Force fighter and airlift wings. He is a writer for a Federal Government agency. He is married with three children and resides in Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey .
Contact: David Stroebel