Christopher Kustener, who married Anna Maria (Mary) Ackermann had at least six children according to the 1860 census in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They were Matilda, b. 1849; Louise, b. 1851; Pauline, b. 1853; Charles, b. 1855; Emma, b. 1857; and Ellen, b. 1859. Christopher was listed as a brewer. The other Kusteners in the area, who may have been his brothers, were Philip, b. 1828; and Christian, b. 1820. There was a William Kustener, b. 1840, who was listed as a laborer living with the Christian Kustener Family. Philip Kustener had two daughters. Christian Kustener had 4 children, Mary, b. 1836; Christina, b. 1839, died 1862; George, b. 1841; and Jacob, b. 1845. All four of the men stated that they came from Wurttemburg, Germany. We don't know when the came to the USA. Does any of this match information that you have?