Hi Debbie:This is your Aunt Sharon. Maybe I haven't sent you this info. Here goes: your grandfather was Ralph Kasten one of ten children of ggf Louis Frederick Kasten and Christina Schwartn Kasten.Louis was born in 1860 at Gibson, Wisc.(according to the death certicate). According to 1880 U.S. Census it was Gibson county, Manitowoc was the city, Wisconsin. Christina Kasten was born in Schleswig Holstein, Denmark in 1861. Your gggf was Louis Kasten and gggm was Fridericke Kasten. They had six children: Lewis or Louis b. 1860, Mary b. 1856, Ernst Kasten b. 1861, Heinrich b. 1864 and John b. l869. Louis and Fridericke were born in Meckl. Swerin, Germany. I have been doing alot of work on our geneology.