1880/IN/Gibson/Patoka Meyer, Alosius29farmer IN Alsace Prussia Meyer, Johana25 wifekeeping house IN PRU PRU Meyer, Benard5sonIN Meyer, John2sonIN Meyer, Casper 4mossonIN Loders, Henry bro-in-law19farm handIN PRU PRU Loders, Elizabeth sis-in-law12at home IN PRU PRU next door: Meyer, Anton20 head farmerIN Alsace Prussia Meyer, Mary K21wife keeping houseIN Alsace PRU
I might have found the key.Take a look at this 1870 census:
I know it's stretching things, but I think this is the Bankford family below. Germans often switched back and forth between their multiple first and middle names - notice that "Lewis" could be Aloysius, and Anton, John and Margaret are the right age: 1860/IN/Gibson/Johnson/p.906 Henry Bangford28farmerFRA Catherine Bangford38FRA Christian Bangford14IN Lewis Bangford10IN Anton Bangford8IN John Bangford6IN Margaret Bangford4
Going back to 1850, I now believe this is the wife's first marriage.Benedicia (or whatever her name was) married Joseph Myre first, Henry Bankford second, then John Appling third.
1850/IN/Gibson/Johnson Joseph Myre35GER Benedicia Myre27GER Joseph Myre9IN George Myre4(could be Christian above?)IN Elisabeth Myre6mosIN