I have a Charles August Rettmann born in Trisotten, Germany on 6-8- 1832 he married to Theresa Telkie, also born in Prussia. They immigrated in Indiana..via New York port in 1863 and he married her in Laporte,Indiana in 1864.Later they moved to Kansas.
Charles sometimes went by August as a first name on occasion.
They had seven children. Ocsar, William Julius, Henry C., Frederick w. (a minister, Eveline L.or Eva, who married to W. Gillette, and Charles August Jr who died at 8 yrs old. and a deaf mute daughter named Anna.
My connection is with William Jullius Rettmann. down the line to us.
Note..Charles August Rettmann above at the begining was Sr.
Trischen or Trisotten, Prussia, Germany about 1832 or so..for him...being born..we are trying to find out about his parents and hers etc. both born in Prussia.We do not know German..and would like to contact someone to help us get in touch with the right agency to find out?