Looking for ancestors/decendants of Claus Schlichting; born in Germany died 8-18-1865 in Calhoun Co., Ill.He married Elsebe Heinsohn;their children are: Gesche Schlichting who married John Frederick on 6-2-1879. John Schlichting; b: 9-3-1860 in Calhoun Co., Ill. and died:5-2-1932 in Pittsburg, Kansas., Claus (Hamon) Schlichting b: 1863.
Claus Schlichting had two sisters: Catherine Schlichting; b: abt. 1857 and Elizabeth Schlichting; b: 1836 in Hanover, Germany.
Some of the surnames related to the above are:Gieschen, Kahre,Koopman, Meadows, Purden, Shireman, Weymeyer, Bath, Rader, Wheeler, Faulstick and Wintjen (Wintgen).
I'm looking for any information that may help me in my genealogical research. Sincerely, Shirley Graham firstname.lastname@example.org