Everything is tracking in my database except for Minna.I don't have her listed.
I have John Nicholas Schäfer Sep 04, 1836 m Margaret Hoffman. Their daughther [6th of 11 children] Susanna Schäfer is my great grandmother.
John Nicholas had a brother, Nicholaus Schäfer b Aug 28, 1834 m Gertrude Kemper. He died Nov 13, 1911 Glencoe, Payne Co., OK.Is this your Nicholaus?I have no further info about them.Would love to exchange with you.
Anna Maria Lamberty d Mar 11, 1883, her husband d. Dec 18, 1876 are buried at Marty [aka Pearl Lake], Stearns Co., MN - Holy Cross Cemetery
Would also be interested in upline info on your Ellis' just to see if they tie in with people on my husbands line.