Much of this was found on-line, but the article is no longer posted. Adam LIST is my line. Christian (Christopher?) OLDENBURG b. Mecklenburg, Hannover, m. in Mecklenburg, Mary BURNS, b. Mecklenburg. Christian and Mary died at Mecklenburg. 1. John OLDENBURG b. Mecklenburg. 2. Frederick OLDENBURG b. Mecklenburg. Came to USA with brother Christian. 3. Christian OLDENBURG b. 23 Apr 1834, Mecklenburg, occupation farmer, m. 22 Sep 1870, in Illinois, Magdalena LIST, b. 01 Mar 1847, Baerenthal, Lorraine, (daughter of Adam (Jean Adam) LIST Sr. and Apollonia SCHANTZ) d. 26 Jun 1914, buried: Galena, IL (St. Mary's cem.). Christian died 14 Sep 1895, Illinois, buried: Galena, IL (Greenwood cem.) 4.IV. Henry OLDENBURG b. 1841, Mecklenburg, d. 1886, buried: Galena, IL (Greenwood cem.)(Dates might be incorrect.) Brought 9 year old daughter along to USA. She died young, is buried in Greenwood cemetery, Galena, IL. 5. _____ OLDENBURG b. Mecklenburg.