Descendency Chart, Updated April 6, 2013
The numbering system here is the same as in the Kähler family history book Stammtafeln des Hofrats Dr. med. Johann Siegfried Kähler und seiner Nachkommen from 1888, and also the later version in 1930.
There are five books about the Kähler family tree.
In German, a person's rufname (call name, or commonly used name) is not always in the first position. We have marked a person's call name with an asterisk. Dr. Med. Johann* Siegfried Kähler was called Johann. For family members born in the US, the first name comes first, as is normal here.
The bulk of the information is from the 1888 family history. I own a copy of the
updated 1930 Stammtafeln compiled by Paul Alfred Kähler (C.IV.9). Karen McIver (C.III.3.f.C.II) typed in some of the book in 2004 and added her relatives in the US. She created the page that was at
If you detect any errors in this Kaehler Family Tree, or you wish to add people, please contact Ted Kaehler (B.V.3.d.B.I) or Bob Barnett (C.III.3.d.B.III). The first part of Ted's email address is ted-pb and the second part is legenda.com.
Many members of the Kähler family died in wars. Here is a memorial list.
Aus großer Zeit : Aufzeichnungen aus der Chronik der Familie Kähler by Wilhelm Dreger, Editor Fritz Schmidt, Published by Cottbus in 1813. (I have not seen this book. It is possible that it is about a different Kähler family.)
Dr. Ludwig August Kähler, Mittheilungen über sein Leben und seine Schriften, von seinem ältesten Sohne Dr. Siegfried August Kähler, Königsberg 1856. Ludwig August is (Stammtafel B.) in this tree. See the title page. Full text for free from Google Books. Cached copy.
Beiträge zur Chronik der Familie Kähler
III. Beitrag: A. Die Familie Carl Kähler
B. Die Familie August Kähler bis 1819, Halle a/S. 1871. See the title page.
Stammtafeln des Hofrats Dr. med. Johann Siegfried Kähler und seiner Nachkommen (I don't know if this is the actual title), 1888.