Looking for information or descendents of Jurgen Eilers who may have emigrated to the US as early as 1866.
1880 census: Green Garden, Wills county, Illinois Juergen Eilers, age 43, b. Oldenburg, immigration year 1866 wife Katherina, age 27 b. 1849, Hannover children: Anna 6 b. Illinois George 5 Henry 3
1900 census: Momence City, Ganeer Twp., Kankakee County, IL Jurgen Eilers, age 43 (this is a transcription error - should be 63) wife Catherine, age 51(married abt. 1876 per this census) children: Henry 22 Fred 11 Lizzie 10