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  • John Ernst Steinbeck, IV (1946 - 1991)
    John Steinbeck IV (June 12, 1946 – February 7, 1991) was an American journalist and author. He was the second child of the Nobel Prize-winning author, John Steinbeck. In 1965, he was drafted into the...
  • John Steinbeck Jr., Nobel Prize in Literature 1962 (1902 - 1968)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr .(February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American writer. He wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and...
  • Katharina Rüfner (deceased)
  • Thomas Steinbeck (1944 - 2016)
    homas Steinbeck (August 2, 1944 – August 11, 2016) was an American novelist, screenwriter, photographer, and journalist. After the age of 58, he published numerous works of fiction, including short s...
  • "Traute" Margarethe Elisabeth Cäcilie Gertraud Kieschke (1909 - d.)
    keine Kinder(Quelle: Gespräch mit EG Steinbeck)

About the Steinbeck surname

The name Steinbeck is composed of the two words Stein and Beck. The first one means stone and the second one means brook/creek/ditch (sometimes even beck is used).

It is not an uncommon name in german speaking countries and dozen of places with that name exist.