Hi Kathy: You are right. We do have a connection!!My wife, Caroline is your 3rd cousin Amalia/Amaline/Aurelia Emke b:25 Aug 1850 Barsbek, Holstien Germany (15km NE of Kiel) m:Marx/Marcus/Max Kroeger b:11 Oct 1836 Beringstedt Germany (44km SW Kiel)15 Jul 1869 Davenport Iowa. daughter Doris/Dora b:30 Jan 1874Watkins Iowa, m:Thomas Henry Greelis in Grundy Center Iowa, 28 Mar 1894 Tom & Doris' son Donald K Greelis b:12 Feb 1906 Traer Iowa m: Ariel A. Scholfield 1930 LA Calif Don & Ariel's daughter Caroline Kay Greelis b:29 Apr 1936 m:Richard A Perdue (that's me)25 Jun 1955.
Deaths & Burials Amalia 2 Sep 1928 LA CA bur:Buckingham Cem 1/2 mile N Traer Iowa Max (fought in Civil War) d:27 Dec 1921 Traer, b:Buckingham Cem next to Amalia Doris d:17 Aug 1947 LA CA bur: Forest Lawn Cem LA (next to brother Gus) Don d: 29 Jan 1979 Travis AFB CA bur: Arlington Cem VA
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