I am just beginning a search on the Luetke family in Chicago, IL.My great-grandmother was Julia Luetke and she had 5 brothers: Walter, Richard, ? , ? , and ?.I was told that Julia's parents were from Germany, but no one knows where.
I am told by my grandmother that the family came to the US around 1850 and settled in Chicago.The family was known for beer making and music.They had their own family orchestra.
Julia Luetke married Henry Kochersperger and moved to NYC.Her family disowned her because they did not approve of Kochersperger.
This is the extent of my knowledge on the Luetkes, and I would be delighted if anyone had information to share on my Chicago ancestors.