I've got some more info. First, August and Margaret Ertl's son Harold was born 12/24/1905 and died 7/22/1995 in Fort Dodge. Second, check out http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.comhttp://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.comDo a search on Ann Paterson ssn: 478-09-6122. She is the first Paterson listed under Iowa issued ssn's. With the info I understand you have this site might provide some answers to the Paterson side of our family.