I have information on John William Ahrens b. Bern Ger 17 Jul 1855 m. Rose (Rosa)Marguerite Howard 15 Feb 1880. Rosa was born in Troupsburg NY 16 Sept. 1864. Their children were Emma Louise b. 9 Feb 1881, Ethel b. 23 June 1883 Alta b. Oct 13,1889,Retta b.15 Aug 1886 Carlyle (Carlisle) Louis b.5 Sept 1893 & Walter b.25 Oct 1897. Carlyle (Uncle Lou) went to CA where he built a clinic. He lived in Long Beach. Emma was My g.g. grandmother. I appreciate hearing from anyone who has any ties to this JOHN Ahrens. There are so many!!