August Wiese (1844-1925)married Caroline Busse 1865 in Germany. They came to St. Louis in June, 1880,lived with her family (came over about 1870) at May and Main Sts.
Caroline Busse's parents: Frederick (1816-1888) and Christina (1820-1886), buried Bethlehem Cem., Bellefontaine Rd., STL. He worked Waltke's Soap Factory, was friends w/Waltke, who loaned Frederick $500 to bring Caroline and August to US.
Caroline's sister: Christine (1848-1893) m. Christ Rodenberg, had Anna, Eliza, Fred, Mamie, Della.
2nd sister, Sophia Christine Karoline (1857-aft 1920) m. Hermann Heinrich Schlueter (1852-aft. 1920), had Anna, Sophia Kate, Henry, William Augustus, Emma, Herman, Theodore, Louis, Lydia, Cornelia.
August and Caroline had 14 children,7 which survived childhood:
Christine 1864-1947, m. Wilhelm M. Schaefer 1884, they had Amanda, Wm. M., Lena, all b. 1885-1889. WM. ran Wm. Schaefer Wagon and Auto Body as late as 1930, in N. St. Louis;
Caroline Marie Charlotte Louise 1867-1942, m. Gustave Charles Sawade 1888, had Gustave Wilhelm (1894-1955) and Evelyn Ann Sophie (1896-aft. 1950)Sawade;
Frederick (1869-1948)was a St. Louis policeman, m. Emma Koestering 1893, had Edwin, Edna, Walter, Irvin all b. 1895-1900;
Christian William (1872-1952)m. Joseline Harris, Effie, Margaret B. Roche