My g-gf Fred KASTEN (b 1854) was born in Vor Pommern to Carl KASTEN and Wilhelmine MAHNKE. He emigrated to the US in 1876 and settled in Milwaukee, WI where he married Wilhelmina MASSMANN (b 1860) in 1882. They had 9 children and he worked as an iceman, delivering ice with a horse and wagon. He died in 1898 at the age of 44 of tetanus.
Carl KASTEN (b 1826) and Wilhelmine MAHNKE (b 1829) emigrated in 1883 with 5 of their 8 children: Wilhelmine (b 1862), Ludwig (b 1864), Bertha (b 1868) and Bernhard (b 1870), and settled in Milwaukee, where their 3 oldest children (Fred, Johann [b 1856] and Charles [b 1860]0 had settled earlier. Carl died in 1889 and Wilhelmine in 1906. They were Lutheran and are buried in Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery in Milwaukee.