Here's what I have on your Arthur E. TURK line. I have several Melvin TURKs, who aren't connected to a father. Can you give me your Melvin's identifying information?
Generation No. 1
1.Arthur E. Turk, born October 11, 1896 in ,,IA; died April 1974 in ,,IA.He was the son of 2. August Turk and 3. Bertha Troedel.He married (1) Agnes A. August 20, 1918.
Generation No. 2
2.August Turk, born October 02, 1872 in ,,IA; died December 02, 1942 in Minden, IA.He married 3. Bertha Troedel.
3.Bertha Troedel, born in <, IA>.
Children of August Turk and Bertha Troedel are:
i. Julius Turk, born in <, IA>.
ii. George Turk, born in <, IA>.
iii. Charles (Charlie) Turk, born September 13, 1895 in ,,IA; died December 1973 in ,,IA.
1 iv. Arthur E. Turk, born October 11, 1896 in ,,IA; died April 1974 in ,,IA; married Agnes A. August 20, 1918.
v. John Willie (Johnnie) Turk, born February 22, 1898 in ,,IA; died May 1980 in ,,CA.
vi. Walter Turk, born February 19, 1901 in ,,IA; died May 1976 in ,,IA.
vii. Harry Turk, born September 19, 1902 in ,,IA; died August 02, 1990; married Goldie.
viii. Edward Turk, born April 19, 1904 in ,,IA; died November 1984 in ,,IA.
ix. Virgil Turk, born July 21, 1913 in <, IA>; died January 03, 1996 in ,,IL.