| Information gathered over the past several years related to Ripkes, Scharffs, Nehrings, Koehlers, Hubbards, Andersons.|
The Ripke, Scharff, Nehring and Koehler families emmigrated from Germany in the 1860s-1880s. The Andersons came from Sweden in the 1880s. The Hubbards came from England around 1630.
All these families eventually made their homes in the US Midwest.