I've made further progress and would like to contact any relations to this family. Carl Zopf was b. 1822 in Bad Frankenhausen to John Friedrich Zapf/Zopf and Mary Dorothy Guldner.He md. Frederika Lutz in Seega and they had Friedrich, b. 1846; Carl, b. 1848; William Herman, b. 1850.I there were later 3 daus., one Margarethe md. Heinrich Bauer.
The family came to the US in 1859 and settled in Mendota, LaSalle Co., IL.Of Freidrich I have no record; Carl "Charles" was my line and moved to Lee Co., IL; Herman went to Council Bluffs, IA,