well, I dont' know much on Carl Koepke.I know he married an Oestreich...but that's about it.His son, Henry Ludwig Koepke (b. 4 Nov. 1840 in Plantokow, Germany) married Ulricka Kankelfitz (b. 29 Sept. 1847 near Daber, Germany) in Germany and had 6 children in Germany.They immigrated in 1882. There ship landed in Baltimore.They settles in Pierce Co, Ne. and Wayne Co.