Rockenbach, Maria Dorothea b. 1810 Gerstheim, Alsace
Searching for ancestors & family of Maria Dorothea Rockenbach, b. 2/4/1810 Gerstheim, Alsace, d. 8/5/1880 in Hooppole, Henry Co., IL.; and also that of her husband, Andreas/Andrew Meyer b. 5/23/1810 Sundhausen, Alsace, d. 7/3/1887 in Hooppole, Henry Co., IL.
They were married 8/5/1835 in Alsace, immigrated to U.S. in the Spring of 1839 to New York City with 2 sons.Took a train to Chicago.Worked as drayman in Chicago and around 1840 bought 40 acres at Des Plaines, Cook, IL., near Deerfield, IL.