Martin Franz was in Pommern ca. 1800. I think he was married to Katarina Gramms (Grahams). Gr Granpa Julius was born at Rosenfeld, near Schneidemuhl 1832 He married Juliana (Juliania) Ewart or Evert around Schoenlanke. Immigrated to Amerika 1870s with a cousin, Gus or Augustus Franz. Homesrteaded in KS, retired to Medford, WI. Very interested in any linked families and earlier info about Julius or Marting.