Searching for information that connects these two families. Seivert Rohwer born 9/26/1826 in Germany married Elecie born 5/23/1836. (These are my GGgrandparents). Eight children, six born in Germany and two in the US. Venie, George, Annie, Lizzie,Maggie, John, Mary Frances and Alice.
Joseph Walker McKee, (Ireland 1857), met Mary Francis Rohwer (my Ggrandmother) in Telluride Colorado. They married in 11/1887. Their children Elice 1888, Lizzie 1889, Annie 1892, Joseph Charles 1893, George 1894, Marian Adelaide 1897, William Arthur (my grandfather) 1900, Gerhard 1903, John 1906, Claude 1909 and Frank (adopted 1910).
William Artur McKee (my grandfather) met Lillie Mae Orendorff (my grandmother) born (4/29/1900) and married in 7/27/1920 in Los Angeles. The Orendorf family originally were from Numa, Oklahoma (James Delano Orendorff/Willie Ann Crosslin). The Orendorff family home was in Etiwanda, California.