John was born in Penkun, Penkul (?) Prussia in 1860.He married Antonia C. Komisky-Komisheo-Komischke b. 1864 in Strassburg Prussia (near Berlin). Does anyone know how to find out more about his family?They may may changed the spelling of their last name.They last lived in Hassfurt, Germany and Antonia and two children came to New York in July 1892.Could not find John on manifest.At Ellis Island their name was listed at Kantowk.Family lived in Faribault MN for a few years and then homesteaded in Blowers, Otter Tail, MN.Their children were John Franz b. 1887, Marth A. b. 1899, Ella b. 1892, Anna b. 1894, Arthur J. b. 1898, Bettha b. 1900, John b. 1903, and Paul b. 1905.Martha married Hugh Taggart and moved to Montana.Later Art and John moved to Montana.Art worked for the railroads and had 6 kids.He lived until 1996.Martha gave birth to Beatrice Martha Taggart in 1912.She married William Walsh and lived in Richmond, CA.She suffered from multiple sclerosis.Mary Jane "Toots" born in 1913.She was married to John Person and to Neal Alitalo.She died in San Diego in 1990.Leslie Jean Taggart was born July 10, 1924.When Jean was 3, Martha nd the 3 girls moved to San Diego, CA.Later she married Walter Branch.At 18, Jean legally changed her name to Branch.She first married James D. Tate in 1943 and had Charlene Annette Tate.She later married Harold Gurling.She died of pancreatic cancer in 1986.Martha was an excellent seamstress, had a good sense of humor and was a devoted grandmother.Jean was a good cook, gardener and grandmother with a great sense of humor. Her granddaughter Carina "Cari" Anne Tate died in a traffic accident in 2002.