i may be able to help. i have a listing of arrivals on ships, etc. i am going to a hosch reuinio in iowa on aug 12, 2001 when i get back i will share what i have if you are interested. the hosch clan in and around cascade, iowa is quite large. they originated from luxemburg. quite a bit of iowa, and wi came from the same parts in luxemburg, also traced down from france and germany.