Germans of Iowa: Biographical Sketches

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The German of Zoeva(Die Deutschen von Iowa und deren Errungenschaften)
Extract of Biographical Sketches

By Jim W. Faulkinbury, C.G.R.S.
Certified Genealogical Record Specialist


Based on the Book by Jospeh Eiboeck titled:
"Die Deutschen von Iowa und deren Errungenschaften"
(Des Moines, Iowa: des Iowa Staats-Anzeiger, 1900)

FHL Microfilm number for this book is #1036447 (Family History Library, Salt Lake City)

Amend, Conrad - born 3 Jan 1849 Steinau in Kurhessen; married (1) Maria Kronig (died 30 Jun 1897) 25 Jan 1872; 12 children by 1st marr., 9 living: Wilhelm, Johann, Georg, Edward, Gustav, Emma, Hermann, Albert, and Arthur; married (2) Adelheide Schlosser 14 Apr 1898; 1 child by 2nd marr.: Maria; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.621]

Andersen, H.H. - born 18 Dec 1826 in Dorfe Gulde, Angeln; immigrated 1851; married 1854 Maria A. Thomsen; 5 children: Willie, Anna (Mrs. C.H. Klenze), Clara (Mrs. W.T. Klenze), Richard, and Louise; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.422]

Appel, Wilhelm - born 4 Mar 1867 in B�dingen, Hessen-Darmstadt; immigrated 1887; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.649]

Arnemann, Alfred - born 15 Dec 1835 Elbingen, Hannover; resident Guttenberg, Iowa. [p.206]

Arnold, Christoph - born 24 Feb 1822 in Niedernhall, Oberant K�nzelsau, W�rttemberg; resident Fort Dodge, Iowa. [p.705]

Aulmann, William - born 29 Apr 1852 in Burlington, Iowa; son of Adam and Theodore (Pulch) Aulmann who immigrated 1849 [Adam was born 11 Dec 1821 in M�hlen, Nassau]; married 1881 Lucy Welcome of Keokuk, Iowa; 4 children: Bertha, Flora A., William Grover, and Hermann E., resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.648]

Bank, Henry - born 23 Oct 1843 in Adensen, Hannover; son of Heinrich and Julia (Gollmart) Bank; married 1 May 1869 Maria Risser; 7 children: Louise, Marie, Hermann, Heinrich, Dorothea, Katharine, and Elise; resident Keokuk, Iowa. [p.319]

Baumann, John F. - born 10 Nov 1820 in Crailsheim, W�rttemberg; immigrated 1847; married 1847 Philadelphia PA Barbara Wolpert; 5 children, 2 living: George and John ; died 30 Nov 1893 in Marshalltown, Iowa. [p.670]

Bechtele, Peter - born 9 Jul 1827 in Kempten, Bavaria; immigrated Apr 1854; resident Council Bluffs, Iowa. [p.558]

Beck, Conrad - born 26 Nov 1835 in Hemmendorf, Amt Rottenburg, W�rttemberg; immigrated 1854; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.618]

Becker, Alois - born 9 Mar 1854 in Calcar, Kreis Cleve near Niederheim; married 19 Aug 1879 Sophie Louise Viemann; 4 children: Karl, Ferdinand, Henrietta, and Wilhelmina; resident Council Bluffs, Iowa. [p.250]

Becker, Gustav - born 8 Dec 1848 in Tschirnau, Kreis Guhrau; immigrated 1869; married 20 Jun 1872 Wilhelmine Ruehle; 5 children, 3 living: Oswald, Lina, and Alice; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.462]

Beiter, Nikolaus - born 21 Mar 1847 in Strassberg, Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Prussia; immigrated Jul 1866; resident Carroll Co., Iowa. [p.687]

Bergmann, Prof. Ignaz - born 9 Mar 1842 in Wormeln, Kreis Warburg, Westphalia; resident Fort Madison, Iowa. [p.329]

Bernhard, Eduard - immigrated 1854 at age 36; resident Fort Madison, Iowa. [p.329]

Berwald, John - born 28 Jul 1852 in Davenport, Iowa; married Sophie Brauch; 2 children: Anna and Walther; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.461]

Bicklen, Gottlob H. - born 16 Mar 1830 in W�rttemberg; son of Ludwig Bicklen; immigrated 1853; married (1) 24 Jul 1853 Christine Hammer (died Mar 1868), dau John H. Hammer; 2 children by 1st marr.: Christine (w. James S. Klein) and William; married (2) fall of 1868 Christine Paule, dau Jacob Paule; 7 children by 2nd marr. [*** the text indicates 6 children but lists 7 names]: Clara, Regina, Albert Ludwig, Oscar Philipp, Martha Mary, Alma, and Maria; resident Burlington, Iowa. [p.380]

Biermann, Gustav - born 2 Dec 1865 in Gross-Wanzleben, Provinz Sachsen, Prussia; immigrated 16 Jan 1889; married 19 Feb 1895 Carolina Dieterich, dau John F. Dieterich; 2 children: Elisabeth and Carl; resident Marshalltown, Iowa. [p.673]

Blohm, Georg A. - born 1850 in Schleswig; immigrated 1870; resident Madison Co., Iowa. [p.661]

Boehler, Charles A. - born 31 Aug 1836 in Waldshut, Baden am Rhein; immigrated at age 17; married 12 Jun 1859 in New York to Louise Brutsche; 7 children, 5 living: Louise (w. Fred. Kuhlmann), Albert, Anna (w. Dr. Albert Anderson), Antoinette (w. Jacob O'Neil), and Andreas F.; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.627]

Bohlander, Rev. George - born 6 Jun 1861 in Clinton Co., Illinois; resident Council Bluffs, Iowa. [p.551]

Bormann, Christ. - born 6 Feb 1826 in Pirmasens in the Rheinprovinz; immigrated 1854 with wife Friederika Keller; died 13 Feb 1891; children: Lina (w. Wm. Hiles), Mina (w. Ed. C. Jandt), Eliza (w. Carl Hecker), Charles A.; resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.726]

Carstens, J.H. - born 3 Jan 1844 in Schleswig-Holstein; immigrated 1866; married 19 Jun 1879 Anna C. Hinrichsen; 2 children: the w. John J. Hoffmann and Laura; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.692]

Carstensen, Edlef H. - born 15 Oct 1846 in Stedesand, Schleswig; immigrated Sep 1871; married 1874 Elsebe Volkmann; 3 children: Emilie, Hermann, and Lilla; resident Clinton, Iowa. [p.497]

Claussen, Ernst - born 2 Mar 1833 in Heide, Holstein; son of Hans Reimer Claussen; 1st wife died by 1875; married 2) 1876; 3 children: Alfred, Hermann, and Elfrieda; resident Lyons, Iowa. [p.414]

Claussen, Hans Reimer - born 23 Feb 1804 in Fedringer, Ditmarschen, Holstein-Schleswig; married 10 May 1832 Anna Rahbeck, dau Claus D. Rahbeck; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.409]

Conradi, Georg - born 26 Sep 1850 in Michelbach, Hessen-Nassau; immigrated 1868; married 8 Oct 1893 Katie Stollberg, a sister of Mrs. Phillip Conradi; 3 children; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.630]

Dessel, H.A. - born 27 Jan 1861 in F�rstenthum, Waldeck; immigrated 1869; married 1884 Ottilie Witt of Davenport, Iowa; 11 children; resident Ida Co., Iowa. [p.709]

Dietsch, Gustav - born 21 Aug 1865 in Treuen, Sachen; resident Potville, Iowa. [p. 266]

Dietz, Phillip - born 10 Jan 1838 in Echzell, Hessen; immigrated 1852; married 24 Dec 1859 Dorothea Rissen; 8 children, two living: Mrs. Luise Beh and Ferdinand; resident Scott Co., Iowa. [p.478]

Dippel, Louis - born 25 Dec 1853 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; married 25 Feb 1892 Rica Schuhmacher; 2 children: Robert and Elma; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.636]

Doerr, Charles - born 13 Jan 1831 in Sonnenberg, Hessen-Nassau; resident Fort Madison, Iowa. [p.328]

Domann, Paul - born 1876 in Barwin, near Zellbr�ck, Pommern; resident Clinton, Iowa. [p.266]

Dreher, W.F. - born 23 Mar 1860 in Krotoschin, Posen; son of Johann and Susanna Dreher; resident Spirit Lake, Iowa. [p.265]

Eberle, Phillip - born 27 Apr 1833 in Untermutschelbach, Oberamt Durlach, Baden; immigrated 1851; married 1868 St. Louis, MO Katharina M�rlein; 4 children, 3 living: Phillip, Peter, and Charles; resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.732]

Edens, John - born 22 Dec 1832 in B�som, Dithmarschen; immigrated 1854; married 1863 Dora Heide; 3 children: John H., Lizzie, and Emma; resident Clinton, Iowa. [p.496]

Eiboeck, Joseph - born 23 Feb 1838 in Breitenbrunn (Szeluskut), Ungarn; immigrated 1849; married 15 Jun 1862 Fannie Garrison; 6 children one of whom was Maria, w. S.C. McFarland, American Counsel in Nottingham, England; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.240]

Ende, Carl - born 29 Oct 1837 in Hessen; son of Ferd. von Ende; immigrated with family 1851; married 3 Oct 1869 Thusnelda Leopold; 4 children: Carl Leopold, Marie Louise, August Ferdinand, and Heinrich Leopold Waldemar; resident Mount Pleasant, Iowa. [p.382]

Fischer, Friedrich - born in Hessen; resident Maquoketa, Iowa. [p.254]

Frahm, Mathias - born 17 Jul 1821 in Gulyn, Schleswig; son of J�rgen Frahm; immigrated 1848; twin sons Wilhelm and Carl; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.436]

Frank, Franz Joseph - born 17 Jan 1827 in Waldsee, W�rttemberg; married 17 Sep 1850 Katharine Appell; 10 children, 9 living; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.484]

Friday (Freitag), John - born 18 May 1819 in W�rttemberg; immigrated with family 1832; his sister Caroline (Mrs. Wright) was the first child born in Scott Co., Iowa (18 May 1836); married 6 May 1847 Elisabeth Forgery; 8 children; died 10 Jan 1899; resident Scott Co., Iowa. [p.401]

Frudden, A.F. - born 16 Sep 1854 in the Dorfe Tuftum on the island of F�hr, Schleswig-Holstein; immigrated 1871; married 1878 Clinton, Iowa Philine Johannsen; 7 children, 5 living; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.521]

Gehrig, Joseph - born 26 Dec 1819 in Wallenst�dt, Canton St. Gallen, Switzerland; immigrated 1844; married 26 Sep 1851 Ursula Kiene, sister of Paul, Peter and Richard Kiene born in Switzerland (died 1879); died 13 Apr 1885; 6 children: Marie, Lena, Paul, Heinrich, Johann, and Joseph; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.514]

Geise, Conrad - born 5 Nov 1842 in Kohlst�dt, Lippe-Detmold; married 6 Oct 1864 Ludovika Horn, dau of John Horn (died 27 Nov 1887); 8 children, 6 living: Friedrich, Edwin H., Conrad jr., Philipp E., Ludovika, and Louise; resident Council Bluffs, Iowa. [p.553]

Geisler, Emil N.J. - born 11 Apr 1828 in Dithmarschen, Schlewig-Holstein; immigrated 1852; married 1855; dau Mrs. Jac. C. Claussen; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.439]

Glick, Dr. George - born 19 Mar 1827 in Otterberg, near Kaiserslautern, Rheinpfalz, Bavaria; son of Johann Georg and Katharina (Geier) Glick; immigrated with parents May 1840; married 1855 Jane Ziegenfeller; 5 children, 4 living: Charles, Albert G., Alice (w. Th. J. Fletcher), and Fred. E.; resident Marshalltown, Iowa. [p.645]

Gniffke, Freidrich A. - born 21 Mar 1833 in Neufahrwasser dem Hafenort, Danzig, West Prussia; immigrated May 1850; married 1863 Alvine Laade; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.233]

Gonner, Nicklaus Sr. - born 8 Jan 1835 in the Unterstadt Pfaffenthal, Luxembourg; died 20 Dec 1892 in Dubuque, Iowa. [p.210]

Graeser, Dr. Bernhard - born 13 Feb 1836 in Erfurt, Prussia; married 1870 Watseka, IL Mary Heicks; 5 children: Henry Bernhard, Charles Frederick, Elva, Mathilde, and George Walter; resident Battle Creek, Iowa. [p.644]

Grefe, Albert A. - born 28 Oct 1822 in Niedersachswerter, Hannover; immigrated 1846; married 1846 in Neustadt near Nordhausen to Wilhelmine Appenrodt; 6 children: Augusta, Wilhelm, Albert, Carl, Theodor, and Ida (w. Hugo Umfrid); resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.602]

Groneweg, William - born 24 Jul 1838 in Lemf�rde, Hannover; immigrated 1859; married 1864 Council Bluffs, Iowa Kate Leutzinger; 7 children: George, Kate, Hattie, Nettie, Hermann, Richard, and Sheldon; resident Council Bluffs, Iowa. [p.551]

Groninger, August - born 24 Dec 1828 in Elsfleth, Oldenburg; immigrated 1849; married 1860 Caroline Reinke; resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.715] *** the given name is Hugo in the index ***

Grossmann, G.A. - born 25 May 1862 in St. Sebald, Clayton Co., Iowa; resident Waverly, Iowa. [p.258]

G�lich, Theodor - son Paul; resident Burlington, Iowa. [p.357]

Haaren, Franz - born 6 Dec 1855 in J�nkersfeld, near K�ln; married Frida Kegel; resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.286]

Haerling, Gustav - born 14 Jun 1840 in Seitz, Sachsen; immigrated 1862; married 28 Mar 1867 Franziska Karstner; 12 children, 10 living: Oscar, Anna (w. John Goebel), Frank, Louise, Emilie (w. John Obermeyer), Alma, Lena, Franziska, Hedwig, and Elsie; resident Le Mars, Iowa. [p.741]

Hafner, Adam - born 4 Nov 1837 in Kurhessen; son of Christoph and Elisabeth (Mai) Hafner; immigrated with parents 1852; married 1) 11 Mar 1861 Maria D. Montgomery (died 1863); 1 child: William; married 2) 1865 Rebecca A. Burnett; 3 children by 2nd marr.: Theodor A.V., Charles A.D., and a dau; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.615]

Hagemann, Eduard - born 4 Jul 1830 in Kobach, Waldeck; son of Eduard and Charlotte (Lehr) Hagemann; immigrated at age 23; married 1) 1853 Katharine Bachmann (died 1886); 2 children; married 2) 1891 Mrs. Emma (Knust) Meyer (died 1898); resident Burlington, Iowa. [p.349]

Hahnen, Henry - born 1841 in W�rttemberg; married Oct 1866 Maria Sophie Becker; 10 children, 9 living: Rosina Sophia (w. Melville R. Davis), Anna Maria, Minnie Christine, Wilhelm Heinrich, Clara Theresia, Ed. Albert, Hermann Franke, Lillian Gertrude, and Josephine Leone; the oldest son August Conrad died 10 Jul 1871; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.629]

Haist, Adam - born 1848 in W�rttemberg; immigrated 1869; resident Anita, Iowa. [p.664]

Harbach, Friedrich - born 1 Oct 1831 in Michelbach, Nassau; son of Wilhelm and Wilhemine (M�ller) Harbach; married 20 Nov 1860 Maria Schneider (died 20 Nov 1894); 5 children: Anna, Frank, Agnes (w. Emil Vollmer), Minnie (w. Wm. J. Stolle), and George; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.595]

Hartenbauer, John J. - born 1843 in Hennepin, Illinois; married 27 Apr 1870 Hennepin, IL Cinthia Durley; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.641]

Heer, Joseph Fridolin - born 30 Jul 1834 in Wallenstaedt, Canton St. Gallen, Switzerland; married 1860 Lisetta Breitler; 3 children; immigrated 1865; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.518]

Heil, Caspar - born 7 Dec 1830 in Forchheim near Carlsruhe, Baden; immigrated 5 Jun 1852; married 1) 1855 Julia Wunderlich (died 3 Jul 1856); married 2) 19 Mar 1861 Susanne Ziegenheim; 8 children by 2nd marr., 6 living: William, Betty, Amalie, Nettie, Oscar, and Hermann C.; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.369]

Heins, Henry -born 10 Mar 1856 in Davenport, Iowa; brother of Fred. Heins; resident Muscatine, Iowa. [p.262]

Hempel, J.G. - born 1860 in Girard, Iowa; married 1887 G.J. Bickel; 2 children: Iowa and Kathleen; resident Elkader, Iowa. [p.536]

Henningsen, Martin - born 2 Oct 1865 in Schleswig-Holstein, resident Clinton, Iowa. [p.266]

Hermann, Adolph - born 8 Apr 1849 in Ulm on the Donau; immigrated 1870; married 1871 Lina Dehlmann; resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.285]

Hermann, John - born 31 Dec 1830 in Hengstfeld, O.A. Gerbrom; immigrated 1847 with younger brother and his uncle George Hermann; married 1861 Anna Spring; 6 children, 4 living: Henry, Otto, John, and Emma; resident Boone Co., Iowa. [p.676]

Hilmer, Aug. - born 14 May 1865 in Bargfeld, Kreis Oldenstadt, Hannover; son of Peter and Katharina (Schr�der) Hilmer; immigrated 1880 with parents; married 20 Apr 1893 Plattvile, WI Carolina Bevers, dau of Nicklaus Bevers; resident New Hampton, Iowa. [p.263]

Hoffbauer, Friedrich and Hugo - Father and son; Friedrich born 10 Nov 1816 in Copenhagen, Denmark; married 1835 Auleben (an der goldenen Aue) Mathilde Schneidewind; Hugo born 1836; the family immigrated 1848; Hugo married 1) 9 Jul 1859 Virginia Meyers (died 1883); married 2) 1888 Emily Mosler; 10 children: Willie, Lulu (w. Louis Reinbrecht), May, and Louis living; resident Buffalo, Iowa. [p.481]

Hoffmann, Oscar B. - born 1858 in Sachsen; resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.261]

Hoffmann, Rev. P. - born 1892? [*** he was ordained in 1888 thus the printed birth year is in error ***] in St Catharine, Iowa; resident Fort Madison, Iowa. [p.326]

Holst, B.P. - born 18 Sep 1861 in Iowa; resident Boone Co., Iowa. [p.677]

Huglin, George Jakob - born 11 Jul 1852 in Baden; son of Johann Georg and Anna Maria (Stempf) Huglin; immigrated with parents 1867; his father died in 1877 and his mother in Mar 1897; married 20 Jan 1877 Karoline M�nzenmeier; 3 children, 2 living: William George Gottlieb and Lina; a dau Emma died 1893 at age 13; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.639]

H�ne, August - born 10 Sep 1863 in Glen Haven, WI; resident Guttenberg, Iowa. [p.532]

Huttenlocher, John C. - born 18 Oct 1828 in Hegensberg, O.A. Esslingen, W�rttemberg; son of Lorenz F. Huttenlocher; immigrated with sister Friederike 1854 (she died RI the same year); 9 children: Christ, Louise S., Hermann G.L., Fred L., Caroline, Ida R., Ernst A., Louis Otto and Frank C.W.; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.604]

Ihm, Hermann - born 1831 in Schwetzingen, Baden; married 1876 Karoline K�litz; 3 sons and 1 dau; resident Garnavillo, Iowa. [p.533]

Ill, Lorenz - born 2 Aug 1854 in Friesenheim, Amt Lahr; son of Carl and Amalie (Hugelmann) Ill; immigrated with parents 1867; married 1) 28 May 1878 Euphemia M�hlhaupt (died 14 Apr 1896), dau of S. M�hlhaupt; 4 children by 1st marr.: Charles, Edward, Joseph, and Harry; married 2) 19 Apr 1898 Mathilda Roddewig, dau of Ernst Roddewig of Davenport Iowa; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.633]

Jacobsen, Peter Nicolai - born 24 Mar 1834 in Eckernf�rde, Schleswig; immigrated 1857; he lost his 1st wife and married 2) in 1884 Wittwe P�hlmann; children: Mrs. Dora Dengler, Charles, Mrs. Anna R�schmann, Claus, Henry, and Peter; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.476]

J�ger, Edmund - born 22 Sep 1833 in Maudach in the Rheinpfalz, Bavaria; son of Simon and Margarethe (B�ttner) J�ger; married 15 Nov 1866 Addie G. Ayres; son Edmund J�ger Jr.; resident Keokuk Co., Iowa. [p.316]

Jungk, Christian - born 12 Feb 1821 in Heindorf near Reichenbach, Sachsen; immigrated 1844; married 22 Feb 1852 Henrietta Malz; 10 children, 8 living: Mrs. Lina Hermann, Mrs. Emma Dammann, Robert, Hermann, Otto, Mrs. Selma Weeda, and Mrs. Clara Wieland; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.525]

Kahrmann, Fr. S. - born 7 Jan 1810 in Neuss near K�ln on the Rhein; immigrated 1854; dau Mrs. K�chert; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.473]

Karberg, Capt. Peter - born 27 Aug 1840 in Apenrade, Schleswig; son of Lorenz Karberg; immigrated with brother Lorenz 1857; resident Clayton Co. Iowa, Lansing Iowa, Dubuque Iowa, and Lincoln Nebraska; died 2 Jul 1884. [p.89]

Kater, Simon - born 1846 in Lippe-Detmold; immigrated 1885; married 1871 Wilhelmine Schmidt; 2 children; resident Council Bluffs, Iowa. [p.558]

Kempker, Rev. John F. - born 18 May 1848 in Lee Co., Iowa; son of Gerhard H. and Therese (Achelwilm) Kempker; resident Fort Madison, Iowa. [p.330]

Kern, Rev. P. - immigrated 1869; resident Fort Madison, Iowa. [p.327]

Kieffer, J.P. - born 14 Oct 1850 in Senningen, Luxembourg; immigrated 1870; resident Le Mars, Iowa. [p.257]

Kiel, William - born 1857; resident Fort Madison, Iowa. [p.744]

Kleis, Christian - born 11 May 1827 in Sitzenkirch, Baden; immigrated 1848; married 1862 Caroline F�ll; they had a large family; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.524]

Klinker, John - born 1868 in Schleswig-Holstein; married 27 Jun 1883 Denison, Iowa to Marie Nessenbrink, dau of J. Nessenbrink; resident Denison, Iowa. [p.692]

Klotzbach, Ed. - born 1865 in Girard, Iowa; resident Elkader, Iowa. [p.536]

Klug, Otto - born 1 Aug 1822 in Burg auf Fehmarn, Schleswig-Holstein; immigrated 1849; married May 1852 Friederika Schricker, sister of Lorenzo Schricker; 7 children, 6 living: Clara (w. Henry F. Petersen), Agnes (w. Wm. Haase), Lillie, Thekla (w. Robert Wagner), Otto, and Frieda; died 24 May 1899, resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.441]

Klumb, Phillip - born 2 Nov 1845 in Laufenselden, Amt. Langenschwalbach, Nassau; immigrated 1867; married 4 Jun 1872 Elisabeth Kurtz; 1 child: Lucia; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.597]

Knoll, Friedrich M. - born 8 Mar 1833 in Elsass-Lothringen; son of John M. Knoll and grandson of Friedrich and Flora Knoll; the family immigrated 1848; John M. Knoll married at age 32 Katharina Dusenburger; 3 children: Friedrich M., Mrs. Appel of Los Angeles CA, and Louis of Howard Co. AR; resident Dubuque Co., Iowa; Friedrich M. Knoll married 1) Kath. Deckert of Elsass, married 2) Agnes Stader of Baden, and married 3) Olga Heymisch of Berlin; 6 children: Eugenia, Josephine, Albert, Auguste, Minnie, and Heinrich; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.512]

Koch, Capt. Heinrich - born 27 Mar 1800 in Bayreuth; immigrated 1832 with wife and two children; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.198]

Koehler, Heinrich - born 25 May 1828 in Obersotzbach, Kreis Gelnhausen, Kursessen; immigrated via England 1849; married dau of Mr. Schlapp; 10 children, 6 living: Oscar, Ida (w. Adolph Priester), Henry, Hugo, Max, and Paula (w. Dr. Carl Vollmer); resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.433]

Korn, William H. - born Davenport, Iowa; son of Henry Korn; brother of Harry, John, and Otto Korn; married Davenport, Iowa Susan Tanner; 2 children: Wilma and Thomas; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.651]

Kraetsch, Paul J. - born 2 Dec 1850 in Colberg, Pommern; immigrated 1868; married 1882 Mrs. Anna (Kronig) Graefe, sister of Mrs. Friedrich Schr�der and the late Mrs. Conrad Amend; 4 children: Karl, Georg, Lillie, and Wilhelm; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.622]

Kraus, Berthold - born 1863 in German Bohemia; resident Manning, Iowa. [p.251]

Krause, Robert - born 13 Nov 1834 in Walkenried, Braunschweig; immigrated with parents and three brothers (Wilhelm named) 1848; his father died in Davenport, Iowa 5 Jul 1900; married 1 Jan 1860 Louise Steinhilber oldest dau of Ezechiel Steinhilber; 2 daus: Mrs. Paul Karlowa and Mrs. Louis P. Best; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.405]

Krejci, Dr. J.C. - born 27 Aug 1836 in Schlusselburg, Bohemia; immigrated 1866; married 15 Feb 1872 Charlotte Otte; resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.717]

Kretschmer, Chas. G. - born 22 Jan 1822 near Breslau; immigrated 1849; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.302]

Krommer, Prof. A.J. - born 11 May 1842 in Bennisch in Troppauer Bezirk, Schlesien, Austria; son of Conrad and Aloisia (Langer) Krommer; immigrated 1879; married 1 May 1872 Lina M�ckstein in Gersdorf, Schlesien; 8 children, 5 living: Max, Charles, Edward, Flora, and Otto; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.635]

Kuhlemeier, August H. - born 10 Dec 1844; son of Friedrich and Sophie (Kl�pping) Kuhlemeier; immigrated with parents 1853; married 4 Jun 1872 Lina Cramer of Charles City, Iowa; 3 children: Frederick J., August R., and Henr F.; resident Burlington, Iowa. [p.370]

Kuhnen, Nicolaus - resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.477]

Lahrmann, Bernhard H. - born 5 Sep 1822 in Hilter near Iburg, in the Osnabr�ck district of Hannover; he met his future wife Wilhelmine Bergfeldt on board ship to the U.S.; they landed in New Orleans 6 Jan 1843; married 3 Mar 1843; 3 children: Julius of St. Louis MO, Otto, and Mrs. Ernst Otto; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.456]

Lambach, Heinrich - born 7 Jul 1815 N�he von Essen, Westphalia; married 1848 Hamm, Westphalia to Mathilde Schmidt; 4 children living: Lina (w. Julius Lehrkind of Bozeman, MT), Hugo of Le Claire Iowa, Fritz, and Tillie; died 19 Jan 1899 in Davenport, Iowa. [p.464]

Lambert, Peter - born 24 Aug 1835 in Trier, Prussia; son of Nickolas Lambert; immigrated 28 Nov 1853; married Dec 1859 Summerville, Iowa Lucy Compton (born Hancock Co., Illinois), dau of Samuel Compton; 7 children: Charles, William N., Oskar, George F., John D., Rudolph, Theresa, and Frank; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.637]

Lange, Paul - born 4 Aug 1828 in Laubau, Schlesien; son of Elias and Friedericka (Ullerich) Lange; immigrated 1854; married 1853 Emilie Dupuis; 4 sons: Hermann, Otto, Carl, and Paul; resident Burlington, Iowa. [p.367]

Lehner, John - born 21 Sep 1845 in Teunz, Bavaria; son of Michael Lehner Sr. (died 1 Dec 1893 age 85); immigrated at age 24; married Oct 1869 Anna Ostermeier; 1 child: Margareth (w. Ernst Hornbostel); resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.619]

Lerch, William - born 28 Mar 1841 in Nierstein near Mainz on the Rhein; immigrated 1864; married 1) 6 May 1876 Louise Blumer (died 1884); 2 children by 1st marr.: Dr. William H and Kate A.; married 2) 1888 Clara Hoese, dau of Wm. Hoese; 2 children by 2nd marr.: Frank and Herold; resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.732]

Lessenich, John J. - born 28 Nov 1826 in M�nstereifel in the Rheinprovinz of Prussia; immigrated 1854; married Mar 1861 Geneseo, IL to Mary A. Kuhre; 5 children (a dau died age 14): John Friedrich, Leonard C., Mrs. Charles Selzer, and Mrs. Louis Selzer; resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.719]

Lischer, Henry - born 10 Jul 1828 in Weingarten in the Pfalz; immigrated with parents 1835; married 1855 Anna Vollmer (born Bremen, died 1891); 4 children: Oskar, Edward, Fritz, and Julius; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.227]

Lischer, Julius - born 1 Jul 1866 in Davenport, Iowa; resident Scott Co., Iowa. [p.475]

L�bbers, Paul - born 5 Mar 1858 in Lyons, Iowa; son of John (died 1885) and Johanna (Fuhrmann) L�bbers; married 3 Dec 1884 Carolina Hansen; 4 children, 1 was living: Albert; resident Clinton Co., Iowa. [p.502]

Lusch, Adolph T. - born 25 Jan 1841 in Reinbeck near Hamburg; married Feb 1865 Emma M. Evans; 2 children: Harry B., and Eduard F.; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.520]

Lutze, A.C. - born 23 Apr 1862 in Einbeck, Hannover; immigrated with parents 1870; married 1882 St. Joseph, MO Helena Wirtz; 1 child: Lulu (born 1883); resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.239]

Magnus, Christian - born 19 Mar 1834 in Giessen, Hesse-Darmstadt; immigrated 1857; resident Cedar Rapids, Iowa. [p.667]

Mahraun, H. - born 15 Jan 1851 in Allenstein, East Prussia; son of Otto Mahraun; immigrated 1879; resident Iowa City, Iowa. [p.266]

Mandersheid, John - born 6 Jun 1849 in Neudorf, Luxembourg; immigrated 1856; married 1870 Jackson Co., Iowa Josephine Kies (born Alzingen, Luxembourg); 5 children: Heinrich, Katie, Lizzie, John H., and Lilly; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.734]

Mangold, Franz Xavier - born 4 Oct [1817/1818] in Seltz, Elsass; immigrated 1836; married 14 Nov 1840 Maria Eva Berg (died 23 Apr 1899); 2 children; resident Dubuque Co., Iowa. [p.510]

Martens, August Detlef - born 17 Jun 1847 in Lunden in the Ditmarsch; brother of Martin Martens; immigrated 17 Jul 1874; married 16 Jun 1874 Augusta Willner (born Mecklenburg); 6 children, 2 living: Mamie and Elsie; resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.724]

Mast, Augustus F. - born 1 Oct 1819 in Gr�nenplan, Braunschweig; immigrated with parents 1833; married 1846 Johanna Witte; 8 children: Emilie (Mrs. Schomburg), Willie H., Clarence, Julia, Lee, Ferdinand E., Chas. A., Franklin Pierce; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.420]

Mathes, Christian - born 31 Aug 1833 in Ludwigshafen on the Bodensee, Baden; son of S. and Julia (Wiedenhorn) Mathes; immigrated after Rev. of 1848; married 5 May 1859 Rosa Seibel; 2 children: Hermann A. and Ottilia; resident Burlington, Iowa. [p.353]

Mathies, Gen. Carl Leopold - born 31 May 1824 in Bromberg, Possen province, Prussia; immigrated 1849; resident Burlington, Iowa. [p.86]

Mattes, John Jr. - born 1859 in Nendingen, W�rttemberg; immigrated with uncle Paul Mattes 1879; married Des Moines, Iowa Katie Sch�fer (born Indiana); 1 dau: Nora Angeline (born 1 Dec 1883 in Des Moines, Iowa); resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.654]

Mattes, Paul - born 13 Feb 1841 in Nendingen, W�rttemberg; immigrated with bros Alois, John and Alexander 1864; married 1868 Des Moines, Iowa Ursula Allemann; 7 children: Frank P., Mrs. Mary Whittie, Mrs. Pauline Boelter, Mrs. Rosa Kr�mer, Mrs. Hoyt Trisler, Francis, and Lotte; died 10 Dec 1897 in Des Moines, Iowa. [p.612]

Matthey, Dr. Carl and Heinrich (twins) - born 20 Oct 1852 in Berleburg, Wittgenstein district of Westphalia; immigrated 1873 with their parents, sisters Emma and Anna, and brother Rudolph; residents of Davenport, Iowa. [p.450]

Matthey, H. Sr. - born 20 Feb 1825 in M�hlberg on the Elbe; immigrated with family 1873; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.450]

Mauthe, C. - 4 children; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.657]

Menz, John - born 12 Jun 1829 in Albrechts near Suhl in Th�ringer Wald; immigrated Oct 1853; married 1855 Christine Steiner; 6 children: Mrs. Louise Haines of Logansport IN, Mrs. Emma Kraft of Burlington Iowa, Mrs. Milda Kraft of Keokuk Iowa, Ella, Mrs F. Atwood of Keokuk, and Robert J.; resident Keokuk and Lee Co., Iowa [p.320]

Metzger, George - born 13 Apr 1845 in Stetten in the Rheinpfalz, Bavaria; son of Anton and Elisabeth (Richter) Metzger; immigrated with family 1850; married 1 Aug 1864 Sarah E. Coon (Kuhn); 9 children, 5 living: George Lincoln, Sarah E., Robert J., John H., and Mabel; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.471]

Meyer, Carl - born 10 Nov 1863 in Hamburg; married 1893 Phoebe Schudell; resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.287]

Mohme, H.J. - born 24 Oct 1847 near Minden, Westphalia; immigrated 1863; resident Sigourney, Iowa. [p.253]

M�ller, Christian - born 1 Mar 1823 in Heiligenhafen, Holstein; immigrated 3 Mar 1852; wife died 29 Oct 1883; 8 children, 5 living: Frank, Eduard, Wilhelm; Hilda (w. Dr. Heinrich Matthey), and Alfred; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.424]

M�ller, Ernst - born 21 Nov 1832 in Dahl, Westphalia; immigrated 1851; 7 children: Mrs. Lena Zabel, Mrs. Mathilde Ott, Mrs. Meta Randolph, Fred., Mrs. Alwine Wolf, Mrs. Annie Smith, and Miss Th.; died 18 Apr 1899; resident Scott Co., Iowa. [p.431]

M�nzenmeyer, Wilhelm August - born 5 Nov 1855 in Rothenberg, Amt. Cannstadt, W�rttemberg; brother of Otto; immigrated 1872; married 1875 Marie Schr�der; 7 chilren, 4 living: Carl, Ernst, Louis, and Oscar; resident Des Moines Co., Iowa. [p.372]

Murer, John - born 1 Aug 1827 in Erlendorf, Bavaria; immigrated 22 May 1854; married Nov 1854 Christine Kuhn; 1 son: John Murer Jr.; resident Buffalo, Iowa. [p.485]

Neumayer, Jacob - born 23 Jul 1843 in Schnellingen, Amt Wolfach, Baden; married 1873 Franziska Baumeister; 8 children, 3 living: Therese, Lucas, and Louise; resident Council Bluffs, Iowa. [p.556]

Ochs, Francis - born 12 Oct 1815 in Saaz, Bohemia; married a dau of Johann Sch�tt (she died 11 Aug 1855); dau Emma; died 15 Jul 1890 in Davenport, Iowa. [p.444]

Perczel, Col. Nicklaus - born 1813 in Ungarn; died 1862. [p.88]

Petersen, Adolph and Gerhard - born Strurdorf-Angeln, Schleswig-Holstein; son of P.J. Petersen; brothers; immigrated with mother and 3 sisters 1872; residents of Davenport, Iowa. [p.258]

Pfeiffer, F.G. - died 16 Jul 1899 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. [p.248]

Pitschner, Carl - born 19 Nov 1828 in Hagenow, Mecklenburg-Schwerin; immigrated 1850; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.522]

Plumer, Heinrich Ferdinand - born 5 Sep 1827 in Hannover; immigrated 1840; married 1849 Sophie Kinnink; 14 children; resident Council Bluffs, Iowa. [p.558]

Poppe, Prof. Ewald - born Laubau in Schlesien; resident Burlington, Iowa. [p.377]

Poppe, M.A. - born 22 Jan 1858 in Burlington, Iowa; resident Burlington, Iowa. [p.384]

Priebe, William - born 4 Mar 1863 in Danzig, West Prussia; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.652]

Puck, Joachim - born 21 Apr 1835 in Holstein; immigrated 1853; married 1871 Sarah Jane Wilkins; 5 children: Albert Friedrich, Leonore, Ada, Georg, and Mable; resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.736]

Reinecke, Chas. - born 25 Jan 1840 in Calbe on the Saale, Sachsen; immigrated 1866; married 21 Jun 1870 Friederike Wagner, dau of Wilhelm Wagner of Freeport, IL; 5 sons: Wm. F., Max C., Alex C., Richard C., and Carl; resident Elkader, Iowa. [p.237]

Reinking Conrad Daniel - born 2 May 1820 in Westphalia; immigrated at age 16; married 8 Jul 1852 Eleanor Schaver; 4 children: Veva (w. W.A. Jones), Ella (w. Rev. Towle), George F., Daniel P; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.582]

Richter, Adolph Herm. - born 19 Feb 1844 in Rehden, West Prussia; son of Friedrich Otto Richter; immigrated 1870; married Dec 1870 Lydia Bauer (died Mar 1897); 13 children, 7 living: Marie, Johanne, Friedrich, Adolph, George, Rudolph, and Enoch; resident Burlington, Iowa. [p.378]

Richter, Dr. Aug. Paul - born 25 Jan 1844 in M�rkish-Friedland, West Prussia; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.226]

Roddewig, Ferdinand - born 26 Jun 1828 in Bielefeld, Westphalia; immigrated Nov 1848; married 26 Nov 1853 Sheboygan, WI to Meta K�hler (died 2 Sep 1875); children: Lina, Paul, Peter, and Ferdinand; died 6 Dec 1885 in Davenport, Iowa. [p.448]

Rogge, Lorenz - born 1 Nov 1838 in Beberstedt near M�hlhausen, Th�ringen; son of Gottfried and Genoveva (Breitenstein) Rogge; immigrated with parents 28 May 1849; married 27 Sep 1864 Anna Dorothea Meinhardt; 4 children: Philipp L., Mrs. Dorothea Freund, Mrs. Genoveva Freund, Mrs. Louise Kunigunde Freund; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.446]

Rohlfs, Mathias J. - born 19 Apr 1816 in Tondern, Schleswig-Holstein; immigrated 1847; married 1840 Elise Rode; 6 children: August, Theodor, Meta (w. Charles Hetzel), Emil, Emma (w. George Meyer), and Rudolph; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.428]

Ruete, T.W. - born Hannover; immigrated 1861; 1 son: Otto M.; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.520]

R�gnitz, Charles - born 12 Jan 1849 in Waren, Mecklenburg-Schwerin; immigrated with parents 1864; married 1872 Emma Venns; 3 children: Emma, Fritz, and Luis; reseident of Elkader, Iowa. [p.536]

Rusch, Nickolas J. - born 16 Feb 1822 in Marne, Holstein; married 1852 Mrs. Kaack; 3 children: Emilie E.D. (Mrs. J.C. Emeis of Davenport, Iowa), Gustav, and Minnie (Mrs. Joseph Keck of Washington, Iowa); died 22 Sep 1864 in Vicksburg, Mississippi; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.417]

Scharfenberg, H.G. - born 13 Feb 1820 in Pansdorf near the free state of L�beck; married in Germany; immigrated 1855 with wife and dau; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.480]

Schlapp, August L. - born 28 Jul 1837 in Darmstadt; son of H.L. Schlapp; immigrated 1857; married 13 Oct 1866 Lina Knust; 4 children, 2 living: Carl H.L., and Anna; resident Burlington, Iowa. [p.355]

Schmidt, Barney - born 17 Oct 1845 in Homberg, Hessen-Kassel; immigrated 1865; resident Muscatine Co., Iowa. [p.490]

Schmidt, Rev. F. Winfried - born 31 Mar 1851 in Siedlinghausen, Westphalia; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.601]

Schmidt, William O. - born 9 Jun 1856 in Davenport, Iowa; son of Johann Schmidt and Margarethe (Schricker) Schmidt; his father was born 1810 in Oldenburg and immigrated 1834; his mother was born in Bavaria; his parents married 1848 St. Louis, MO; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.466]

Scholz, Hermann - born 1850 in Schlesien, Prussia; immigrated 1867; married 1872 Julia Br�ner; 6 children; resident Guttenberg, Iowa. [p.533]

Schramm, Johann Sigmund - born 31 Mar 1818 in Plech, Bavaria; son of Johann Christopher (died 1849) and Margareth Barbara (Kressling) Schramm; immigrated Sep 1837; married 1) 15 Mar 1843 Harriet Morgan (died 1850), dau of Jonathan Morgan; 1 child by 1st marriage; married 2) 24 Mar 1852 Amelia P. Williams, dau of Silas Williams; children: Henry, Frank, Herbert, Charles, Walter, Ralph, Mrs. T.G. Foster, Mrs. Edwin Doane of Chicago, Miss Jessie; 4 siblings: Chas. F. Schramm of Burlington Iowa, Mrs. F. Schmieg of Burlington Iowa, Mrs. Louis Teuscher of Burlington Iowa, and George Schramm of Des Moines Iowa; resident Burlington, Iowa. [p.358]

Schr�der, Franz N. - born 16 Jul 1849 in Diekirch, Luxembourg; immigrated 1854 with parents; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.526]

Schr�der, Friedrich - born 15 Aug 1849 in Gross-Mething, Mecklenburg-Schwerin; immigrated 1868; married 24 May 1873 Christine Kronig (born Holstein); 3 children: Siegfried, Bertha, and Sophie; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.600]

Schr�der, James - born 13 Jan 1832 in Steinsel, Luxembourg; immigrated 1852; married 1) 1855 Anna Esser (died 1861); married 2) 1867 Jennie McDonald; 13 children by 2nd marr., 8 living; resident Guttenberg, Iowa. [p.531]

Schrup, Nicolaus J. - born 1853 in Roth, Luxembourg; immigrated with parents when 6 mos.; married 1884 Marie Kranz of Chicago; 4 children; resident Dubuque Co., Iowa. [p.522]

Schultz, Johann Heinrich - born 1838 in Schleswig; immigrated 1858; married 1859 Maria Dora Hansen; 2 daus and 5 sons; resident Pottawattamie Co., Iowa. [p.557]

Schuster, John B. - born 5 Nov 1850 Dorf Ehrenstein in Blauthal near Ulm; son of Joseph and Franziska Schuster; 2 siblings: Louis Schuster and Waldburga Schuster (w. Joseph Reiner); immigrated with family 1869; married 28 Nov 1876 Margaretha Geneser, dau of Jakob Geneser (and niece of Francis Geneser); 5 children: Francis, Joseph, Louis, Mattie, and Annie; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.607]

Schwind, Dr. Peter - born 28 May 1839 in Siemen, Canton Kapellen, Luxembourg; immigrated 13 Apr 1864; married 4 May 1863 Katharine Pietz; resident Le Mars, Iowa. [p.739]

Seeberger, John D. - born 4 Nov 1836 in New York City; son of John D. and Dorothea (Goeth) Seeberger (both of Wetzlar, Prussia); his parents immigrated 1834; he was the youngest of 5 children: Alexander of Monmouth IL and Anthony F. of Chicago IL (2 sisters died young); John D. Sr. died Feb 1886 in Des Moines, Iowa at age 93, Dorothea died 1858; married 13 Nov 1866 Chicago, IL Mariette Cooper, dau of Hugh Cooper of Mt. Vernon, Ohio; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.588]

Seeburger, R. - born 29 Dec 1833 in Schramberg, W�rttemberg; immigrated 1854; married 1857 Fannie Rock of Erie PA; 4 sons: Raymund, Albert, Walter C., and Francis; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.594]

Seibert, Johann Adam - born 11 Dec 1839 in Frebershausen, Waldeck; immigrated 1867; married 8 Nov 1883 Margarethe G�ttelbauer (born Bavaria); 5 children: Johann, Georg, Carl Friedrich, Heinrich Walter, Albert, and Pauline; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.653]

Seibert, Johann Heinrich - born 3 Apr 1845 in Frebershausen, Waldeck; married 1883 Anna Rothfuss of Avon, Iowa; 6 children: Regine Johannette (born 31 Dec 1884), Anna Holda, Maria Justine, Emma Katharina, Maria Louise, and Edna Christine; resident Polk Co., Iowa. [p.650]

Selzer, Rudolph - born 28 Sep 1828 in Giessen, Oberhessen; immigrated with wife 1853; married 2 May 1853 Therese Vasser; 5 children: Charles, Emma (w. William Knittler), Otto, Louis (died 2 May 1897), and Fritz; resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.728]

Sindt, This - born 19 Nov 1824 in Holstein; son of Hans and Anna (Lang) Sindt; immigrated with father (died 1858) 1854; his mother was born in the parish of Sch�nberg and died in Germany; married 1850 Abel Stoltenberg (died 1872), dau of Hans Stoltenberg; 8 children, 7 living; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.458]

Sonneschein, Dr. S.H. - age 61 [in 1900]; immigrated 1868. [p.304]

Starker, Carl Heinrich Wilhelm - born 11 Mar 1826 in Stuttgart, W�rttemberg; immigrated 1849; married 9 Oct 1852 Marie Runge; 7 children; resident Burlington, Iowa. [p.351]

Starzinger, Frank - born 23 Jan 1847 in Gmunden, Austria; immigrated at age 21; married 1875 Parsons, KA Mrs. Anna Eigensatz; 6 children: Frank, Beatrice, Adolph, Pauline, Leonte, and Vincente; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.626]

Starzl, Johann - born 9 Apr 1866 in Bischofs-Leinitz, Bohemia; immigrated with parents at age 10; resident Le Mars, Iowa. [p.256]

Steffen, August Sr. - born 24 Oct 1824 in Herford, Westphalia; immigrated 1848; married 1856 Margaretha Gehrlicher (born Coburg, Germany, half sister of E.S. Carl); 4 children: Meta (w. Dr. Carl Matthey), Alfred, Adela (Mrs. Aufderhaide), and August Jr.; died 8 Oct 1899 in Davenport, Iowa. [p.453]

Stegemann, Gustav - lived for 30 years in Iowa, resident Manning, Iowa. [p.689]

Steinhilber, Ezekiel - born 10 Jan 1819 in Meissingen, W�rttemberg; immigrated with parents 1832; married 1840 Wheeling, WV Minnie Mast; 7 children; lived in Davenport, Iowa; died 10 Apr 1886 in Stockton, California. [p.403]

Strasser, Jakob - immigrated 1846; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.470]

Studer, Major A.G. - lived in Des Moines, Iowa. [p.91]

Suksdorf, Carl L. - born 28 Sep 1845 in Drensau, Holstein; immigrated with parents 1858; married 1875 Emma Hahn, dau of W. Hahn; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.391]

Thurmann, Carl - born 1842 in Magdeburg; immigrated 1867; resident Atlantic, Iowa. [p.665]

Tiedemann, Nickolaus - born 29 Oct 1842 in Wilster, Holstein; immigrated 1866; married 1874 Anna Bremer; 3 children, 2 living: John Albert and Edmund Henry; resident Sioux City, Iowa. [p.723]

Timpe, August - born 23 Mar 1830 in Braunschweig; immigrated 1853; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.477]

Tritschler, Philipp - born 1 May 1828 in Schomberg, W�rttemberg; immigrated 1848; married 1858 Caroline Littig, dau of August Littig of Davenport, Iowa; August Littig was born 24 Nov 1818 in Spichern, Elsass, immigrated 1836, married 14 Jun 1840 Maria E. Killing (born Prussia); Caroline Littig was born 1841 and died 28 Aug 1896; 1 dau - Julie (w. Henry Frahm, son of Matthias Frahm of Davenport, Iowa); Philip Tritschler died 20 Apr 1890 in Lyons, Iowa. [p.498]

Trostel, John - born 15 Jun 1843 in Festung Schorndorf, Remsthal; immigrated 1863; married Oct 1878 Marie Bowman, dau of John Bowman; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.605]

Tschirgi, Mathias - born Oct 1824 in Canton, St. Gallen, Switzerland; immigrated 1845; resident Dubuque, Iowa. [p.517]

Van Staden, John - born 1828 in "Hanover, Clayton County, Iowa" [this must be a typo]; immigrated 1845; resident North McGregor, Iowa. [p.540]

Vollmer, Henry - born 28 Jul 1867 in Davenport, Iowa; son of Henry and Dorothea (Plambeck) Vollmer; the father was born in Bremen and the mother born in Holstein; resident Davenport, Iowa. [p.469]

Wachsmuth, Carl - born 13 Sep 1829 in Hannover; immigrated 1852; married 1855 Bernhardina Lorenz (born Hannover); died 7 Feb 1896 in Burlington, Iowa. [p.362]

Wagner, John Sr. - born 13 Nov 1827 in Kirchvers, Marburg, Kurhessen; immigrated 1856; married 9 Jul 1856 Agency City, Iowa Elisabeth Loder; 6 children, 5 living: son A., dau Marie, dau Elizabeth (w. John R. Burgess), dau Caoline (w. Henry Foelscher), and dau Katharine; resident Ottumwa, Iowa. [p.544]

Wagner, John A. Jr. - born 7 Sep 1861 in Agency, Iowa; resident Ottumwa, Iowa. [p.246]

Walzer, C.W. - resident Elkader, Iowa. [p.238]

Weber, John Sr. - born 7 Sep 1837 near Esslingen, W�rttemberg; immigrated 1854; married 1858 Louise Weber (her maiden name); 6 children: Louise (w. Fred. Potthoff), Wilhelmine (w. N. Wyatt), Helene, John, Wilhelm, and Caroline; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.613]

Weippiert, Joh. Wilhelm - born 11 Jun 1822 [birthplace not given]; lived in Ulm; immigrated 1872; married 23 Sep 1850 Anna Maria Magdalena (-----); 12 children, 4 living: Mrs. Emma Normann of Havanna Cuba, Gustaf, Mrs. Clara Pierson, and Mrs. Marie Fox; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.242]

Weis, Gustav - born 1 Oct 1870 in Freiburg; came with parents to Muscatine, Iowa in 1883; resident Musacatine, Iowa. [p.247]

Weisbrod, William - born 1856 in Agency, Iowa; his father was Conrad Weisbrod (born Hesse-Darmstadt) who immigrated 1854 and had 12 children; married 1882 Maria Rose of Bevington, Iowa; 3 children: Maria Katharina, Harry William, and John Chester; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.624]

Weitz, Charles Sr. - born 4 May 1826 in Schotten near Frankfurt; 1 of 4 children of Heinrich Weitz; immigrated with brother Christian; married 1854 Helena Kimmel, dau of Adam Kimmel; 7 children: Lizzie, Charles, Amelia (w. John McPherrin), Rosa, Fritz W., Emma (w. Geo. Mahnke), and Eddie R.; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.591]

Werthm�ller, Alfred V. - born 22 Sep 1835 in Fulda, Hessen; immigrated 1851; married 1864 Charlotte von Ende; 2 children: Nanny and Dorothea; resident Mount Pleasant, Iowa. - [p.382]

Widl, F.S. - born 9 Feb 1849 in Amt M�hldorf, Bavaria; immigrated 1873; married twice; married 2) 27 Aug 1892 Mrs. Christina (Brucklacher) Gerst; resident Marshalltown, Iowa. [p.254]

Wiest, G.F. - born 1825 in Ludwigsburg, W�rttemberg; immigrated 1848; married 1850 Philippine Class; resident Garnavillo, Iowa. [p.533]

Wohlgemuth, Richard - born 11 May 1838 in Untergempen, Amt Neckarbischofsheim, Baden; immigrated 1864; married 1867 Rosina Stutz (died 30 Apr 1868), sister of Louis Stutz; married 2) 9 Aug 1870 Karoline Plantz (born Battenberg, Canton Gr�nstadt, Rheinbaiern; 5 children: Katharine (w. Frank Seiberlich), Elisabeth (w. Alvin Loeppe), Karoline (w. Frank Schlampp), John, and Magdalena; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.643]

Youngerman, Conrad - born 15 Dec 1833 in Wichdorf, Hessen; son of Heinrich and Elisabeth (Sonnenschein) Jungermann; grandson of another Heinrich Youngerman; immigrated with mother; married 1 Sep 1856 Minna Stark, dau of Louis and Minna Stark; 7 children: [the named were] Minna (w. Frank P. Mattes), Louis, Wilhelm A., Georg H. and Carl; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.585]

Youngerman, F.W. - born 8 Jul 1845 in Wichdorf, Kurhessen; married 25 Jun 1874 Julia Lehmann; 3 children: Harry B., Rosa, and Helen; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.610]

Zaiser, Rev. Arthur - born in Illinois; resident Fort Madison, Iowa. [p.327]

Zepter, Prof. Gerhard John - born 2 Aug 1845 in Emmerich am Rhein, Prussia; immigrated 1876; married 28 Nov 1878 Helene Hensen; 3 children: Gerhard Carl, Helene, and Martha; resident Des Moines, Iowa. [p.645]

Zimbelmann, John - born 1817 in Basel, Switzerland; son of Peter Zimbelmann; immigrated 1832; married 1837 Zanesville, OH Magdalena Stenger; 7 children: Jacob L., Lafayette, Miss Louise, Geo. H., Mrs. Rovina Patterson, Charles A., and Alpha; died 16 Dec 1890 in Boone Co., Iowa. [p.677]