Re: godfrey or christian pinnow???
The records I got from my grandmother have a Godfrey (Godfried or possibly Gottfried) Pinnow whose wife was a Marie (nee Ilsky?) with children named:
William (born ca 1833)
Caroline (born ca Jan 1838)
Charlotte (born ca Jan 4,1838)
August (born ca 1840)
Fred (born ca1842)
Henry F. (born ca August 27, 1845)(MY Great-Grandfather)
John G. (born ca February 15, 1848)
Augusta (born ca 1850)
unknown son (born ca 1852)
Do you have any more details?