in Lodz, NOR, NOT in Wroclawek either. Herman, one of 4 sons of George & Louisa Krauss says in the Minnesota 1920 Census, age 64, came to Canada 1860, Nat. USA in 1908, says he was born in SILESIA,probably Mittel Ochel in Grunberg Kreis near Swudica, Zielona Gora woj./prov..The family+other Krausses settled in Carver county, Minnesota.Chasta & Waterford towns Louisa K. shows up,aged 79, born Aug 1821 in Chasta as well. As you must already know Schlesien, cap. Breslau was heavily Prussian-German(Brahms wrote his Academic Overture there) & (the famous Prussian general, Carl Von Clausewitz, died in Breslau)...trivia...!