I would like to make a connection between our families.I have learned in the last few days that, in Dec. 1903 our Great-Aunt Lizzie Schwerdtfeger, with her daughter, were hurt in a train accident in East St. Louis, Illinois.They were either going or coming from NE. to visit Schwerdtfeger family.
She was married to John Schwerdtfeger Born 05-18-1877, died June 2, 1914 From Lynville, Warrick county, Indiana
His Parents; Fredrich Schwerdtfeger 7-30-1850 to 1926 Mary Strunk1857 to 8-16-1934
His Grandparents; John Fredrich Schwerdtfeger 4-17-1803 to 7-27-1867. from Germany Lisetta Langen 6-10-1814 to 10-15-1902 from Germany
All are buried in Warrick and Pike County, Indiana.Don't know of any siblings for the grandfather.