My great,great, Grandfather was Johann Hinrich Kroger from Sievern Germany. He married Helena Schlenter in 1847. They had 5 children Meta born 1848, Friedrich(Christian) born 1850, Johann Hinrich (John H.)born 1853, Heinrich (my great Grandfather) born 1856 and Rebecca Wilhelmine born 1858. Johann (John H.)and Heinrich Kroger immigrated to the USA and located in Brooklyn and New York, New York. John R. Kroger owned a wine & liquer store at 523 Third Avenue - New York City. Heinrich Kroger married Wilhelmina Bode lived in Brooklyn, New York and they had 4 children Christian Charles born 1887, Henry (Harry) born 1889, Elsa Meta born 1891 (my Grandmother) and John.