More info...Daniel Goetz, born 16. Oct. 1814 ? in Bavaria, Germany....died, 7. June 1890...married Anna Maria (Mary) Probst, maybe born 1814 or 1824 in Bavaria or Boden or Baden?...she daughter of a Mary Fae ?...maybe born 1796 in Germany. Daniel and Anna Maria were most likely parents of John William Goetz, born 1846 in Iowa..changed last name to Gates in 1870 or 1871..in Oregon.When he was a child, his mother died and he was raised by his grandmother. Not sure, but maybe that Daniel's father was either Martin or Christian Goetz... ANY info. you have, please let me know. Thank you.