Re: Ihle Family from Edigheim, Bavaria to Meigs, Ohio 1835
I meant to say that the first daughter Caroline may have died after the birth of Elizabeth "Lizzie" and before Caroline "Carrie" was born. If so, the family would be:
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Jacob Joseph Fischer
+ Margaretha Seitz
Elizabeth "Lizzie" (1851-1907)
German naming tradition:
If a child died, the next child born of that gender often was given the name of the deceased child.
In this case, the first Caroline would have died after the birth of Lizzie and before the birth of Carrie.