My gg-grandfather was George Henry Eberhardt (b. 10/17/1834 d. 10/4/1911) from Cassel (Kassel), Germany. After coming to America, George worked on the railroad for a time and saved enough money to buy a farm in Iowa
He married Christina (?? Lammerts - not sure of the last name) b. 9/13/1834 d. 7/20/1903) She was of French decent and her people had left France during the French Revolution.
They had three children:
Henry (1862-1908) m. Elizabeth Klein - 5 children
Adam - never married
Katherine m. Robert Peglow
If you have further information on this family tree, especially before George Henry or any spouse mentioned herein, please let me know.