from the following website is an article about Snyder Nebraska.
http://www.casde.unl.edu/history/counties/dodge/snyder/snyder.htmhttp://www.casde.unl.edu/history/counties/dodge/snyder/snyder.htm >".....A new epoch began in 1868 when Frederick Molle built a dugout on his claim within the present boundaries of what would later become a town. Soon other German patriarchs claimed homesteads near the creek: Dobkowitz, Brunke, Kraatz, and Fischer."<
Amy (klemke) Uehara, (not directly related. Martha Dobkowitz married the elderbrother, Constantine KLEMKE of my great-grandfather, Emil Herman KLEMKE, both of Alt Ruednitz and Zaeckerick in the Neumark in Brandenburg).