My PIEPER family is from Rietzig, Kreis Arnswalde region in now Poland, east of Stettin and (SE of "old" Stargard Germany, now Poland).
Fredericka PIEPER born Nov. 30, 1843 (Father's name John PIEPER) in Rietzig, Kreis Arnswalde area.
She married Wilhelm Frederick DIEDRICH about 1871 in Kreis Arnswalde; they emigrated that summer to fall; then upon arriving in Douglas Co. Minnesota they were married by the Lutheran Pastor on Nov. 4, 1871. They lived around Leaf Valley Twp. Douglas Co. Minnesota for the rest of their lives (50 years). Some DIEDRICH's are believed to have been in Illinois bacck in 1870-1871, as the above couple came from the east coast by train.