Thank you so much Jim. Thanks to you, I have a little more information on my gggandparents. Do you know anything about Francois or Magdalena parents? I was researching The Passenger List into New Orleans 1820-1850 and there was a Francois Kiefer..age 31. Country of origin:France Ship name: Viola Port of departure:Havre Port of arrival: New Orleans Arrival date: Aug 3, 1847 Wonder if this is the same Francois Kiefer?