Abraham Philipsen b.1808 in Prussia married *Renetta Fiseck or Seick b.1809 (GX3-grandparents)the married in 1834. There children where Helema b.1835 in Prussia, *John Jacob b.1834 in Prussia d.1911 Neb., Lewis Albert b.1846 in usa.
Helema married Edmund Rankin they had 7boys and 1 girl.
Lewis married Susannah Siebert they had a daughter Anna Philipsen and a son John A. Philipsen the son was a doctor.
*John Jacob Philipsen married *Mary Stone (gg-grandparents)in 1864 in Illinois. there children where. Catherine b.1864 d.1936 Renetta b.1865 Lewis b.1867 Helema b.1868,twin Mary b.1868 twin *Edmund b.1869, Elizabeth b.1872, John Jr b1874, Rosetta b.1877, Irene b.1880, Charlie b.1883 twin Lillie b1883 twin William b.1884 Anna b.1887.