1880 Census Peru, La Salle, Il.129 Market Street. Father Frederick age 40, wife Emma, age 40, Andreas, son 14, Elizabeth age 12, Henry age 11, William age 8 and IDA, age 5 all live at this addresss.Frederick does labor work.All children were born in Pennsylvania.He and his parents were from Prussia.Wife was born in Hamburg, mother in England and father in Germany.This is information on Ida Sechting and her family
1920 CensusHall, Bureau, Illinois.106 West St. Paul Street. William, age 48, wife Catherine, age 42, daughter Emma, age 20, C...(?) age 19, and Bessie. age 17 all live at this address.He was born in PA and all others in Il. He is employed in a meat market.