The Roolf & Ostien Families
of Turtle Creek, PA

This describes the Roolf and Ostien Families
who lived in Turtle Creek and Wilkins Township, PA

Other spellings: Rolfe, Rolf, and Ostein
Turtle Creek is a small town just east of Pittsburgh


FOR SALE: One of the original lots owned by Henry and Kunigunda (Mary) Ostien, which has been in the family for over 130 years, must be sold. In the mid 1970s, the original house on the property was destroyed by fire. Some of the foundation remains. If you might be interested in this property, located on Highland Ave. in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, please let me know. -Brian.

BulletContents of this web site
BulletBrief History of the Roolfs and Ostiens
BulletJacob Ostien (b. 1788), whose sons were perhaps the first Ostiens in the U.S.
BulletJoseph B. Roolf (b. 1844), the first Roolf in the U.S.
Index of Names, over 500 people added!
Bullet Ancestry Charts. Example: Henry Ostien
Bullet Features
Bullet Church Hill Cemetery web site
Bullet1999 Ostien Family Reunion in Germany
Bullet1997 Ostien Family Reunion
BulletJuly 1934 Ostien Family Reunion
BulletSources of the information on this web site
BulletRoolf & Ostien Name Origins
BulletAbout the Authors
BulletRelated Web Sites
BulletGenealogical Resources on the Internet 

NEW: 2004 Roolf Family Reunion

The Roolf Family Reunion is going on this weekend, 2004 July 16-17, at South Park near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The main event is the reunion at the Cabin in South Park on Saturday, July 17, from 1:00 P.M. through dusk.

For information, please contact:

See you there!


This site was created and is maintained by Brian and Mary Mathewson.

 For inquiries, comments, corrections, or suggestions, please send email to:
or write to us at:

Brian & Mary Mathewson
20751 Beaconsfield Blvd.
Rocky River, OH 44116

Last Updated 2004 July 14