My gggrandmother is Klink who was born March 31, 1841 to Johann Klink and Annetta Haar who had immigrated to Colonie Johannesthal So. Russia from Wuttenburg Germany where Elizabeth was born. Elizabeth worked in Oddesa as a young girl as a house maid until she was married to Christian Ulmer, a cousin of Mathaus Ulmer's, at Johannesthal. There were three children from this marriage. Gottlieb, Wilhelm and Christian, Jr. Christian, Sr. died in Johannesthal, the date is unknown.
Elizabeth married his cousin Mauthas Ulmer in 1870 in Johannesthaul. This marriage produced six children. Fredricha (who married Adam Herboldt) and Carl were born in Russia. In 1874, when Mathaus was 37 years old and Elizabeth was 34, they immigrated to America with their children and briefly settled in Yankton So. Dakota. They later settled in Menno So. Dakota where Louise (who married Jacob Heckenliable), Lydia (who married Jack Haar), John, Emanuel and Emma (who died when she was only eight years old in Menno So. Dakota) were born.