|The Coat of Arms of the Comital House of Einsiedel.|
On 26 July 1922, Countess Elinka Karin Harriet von Einsiedel was born as the only child of Count Adolkar Haubold Siegfried von Einsiedel (1889-1963) and Margot Luigina Ilma von Gans (1889-1984/1986). Margot von Gans married Count Adolkar von Eisiedel on 1 October 1921. Margot and Adolkar divorced in 1925. Elinka was the paternal granddaughter of Count Clemens Adolf von Einsiedel (1853-1917) and Countess Caroline von Armin (1865-1898). Elinka was the maternal granddaughter of Dr. Paul Friedrich von Gans (1866-1915) and Baroness Eilinka von Fabrice (1875-1935).
|Countess Margot von Eisiedel.|
|The documentation of the death of Baron Claus von Bischoffshausen, Elinka's half-brother.|
|Harold E. Rydon.|
Margot von Gans had been previously married. In 1917, when she was eighteen, Margot wed Baron Werner von Bischoffshausen (1894–1970). The couple had one son, Baron Claus-Henning von Bischoffshausen (1919-killed in action 1942). Margot and Werner divorced in 1921. After her parting from Count von Eisiedel, Margot von Gans remarried once more. In 1947, Margot wed Harold Edwin Rydon (1890–1970). After being widowed, Margot moved to Denmark, where she passed away in 1984.
|Elinka Ordway's petition to become a naturalised US citizen.|