Joseph, I found in a Macoupin County Biographical Record the folowing: Joseph Dufner born in Germany in 1831 came to America at the age of 22. After working he sent for a brother and sister. He spent 2 years in Cleveland Ohio and moved to Springfield IL. where he was engaged in farm work by Gen, John Williams. In 1858 he returned to Germany and brought back his aged mother. In 1862 he married a Amelis Fehr and they had 9 children. It is my husbands Gr GR grandfather who is the brother of this Josheph. His name is Francis Xavier.although the name is now 1 F when I went to the cemetery in Carlinville IL. the tombstones all had 2 ( Duffner ). Some or these Duffners where in the Alton IL. area.