Am trying to trace my wife's family without to much luck.She is Virginia(Jenny)Gail Frobeter McWilliams.She was b-29 Aug. 1942 in Newburgh(Warrick)Indiana, the daughter of Herman Martin Frobeter b-10 sep 1909(Warrick Co., IN. and Kathryn Virginia Hines b-22 June 1924(Whitesville(Daviess)KY.
Herman Frobeter's father was Henry Martin Frohbieter b-about 1870 in Germany.His mother was Elzena Eloise Crow b-about 1881.The story has it that he arrived in the U.S. at the age of two.Henry Frohbieter died June 1919 in Warrick Co., IN.
Henry Martin Frohbieter's father was Herman or Harmon Frohbieter b- about 1837(?)in Germany.He died in 1896 in Warrick Co.,IN.According to family stories Herman or Harmon's wife died on the ship coming to America.Family stories say that they think the landed at the Port of New Orleans but no proof of this has been found.
Would love to have any information which could help us to further our search for ancestors.If you will answer on this forum or I can be reached at RonMack9@aol.com