Andreas Ludwig Ackerman b. 12/18/1843 in Spertingsdorf, Germany; d. 7/30/1924 in Clay Center, Kansas; son of Adam Ackerman & Louise Rhineman (no further information on Adam and Louise). Andreas married Florentine Elizabeth Grabouski on 10/27/1872 in Danzig, Germany. They had 11 children, 6 of which came to the US. Mary, Susan, George, Helena, August & Carl all came to the US at various times, Anna died at age 16 in Germany, and the other 4 have not been found. Mary and Susan came over abt. 1892 on the ship "America". Helena, August & Carl came over abt. 1900 on the ship "Mainz" with their mother. I have not been able to find when Andreas came over. Mary and Susan married Fred and Karl Pomeranz (brothers)in Nebraska, where they were staying with their Uncle Frank Grabouski.When Andreas died, he had a brother still living in Chicago, IL. No further information known on the brother. Any information would be appreciated.