Hi there, thanks for posting the reply. I wasn't able to get your e-mail address off the reply though. So if you want to e-mail me try milesmeyer @ netscape.net.
My great grandfather was Bernard Emmanuel "Emil" Garman (b. 1858, d. 1932). He married Mary Angela Mescher (b. 1869, d. 1951) in 1888. They had 15 children - Frances theresa, Anna Mathilda, August Bernard, Rosa C., Florentine (Flora), Edward H., Aloys Bernard (Al), Marie K., Josephine R., Bertha Joanna Elizabeth, Ida, Lawrence, Alvina (Bonnie), Marcella, and Velma.