Theresia Jörger, b.29-Dec-1809 in Großweier
married 05-May-1834 in Großweier
Xaver MERKEL, b.19-May-1811 in Großweier.
see -> http://www.landesarchiv-bw.de/plink/?f=5-471037-70
(top left Nr.4)
The couple emigrated 1854 "nach Amerika"
Xaver died 05-Apr-1882 in Cresco, Howard Co., Iowa and was buried in the Eddy Cemetery there.
Theresia died 27-Dec-1854 (don't know where).
They emigrated 1854 together with 7 children.
The 2nd child was
Adelheid Merkel, b.19-Dec-1837 in Großweier, d.30-Mar-1905 in Cresco, buried in the Eddy Cemetery.
see -> http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GScid=2...
Adelheid's (or: Adaline's) husband was David Easler, b.Mar-1832 in Germany
This couple had at least 10 children in Fremont, Winneshiek, Iowa
see the 1880 census -> https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDL5-KJM
and the 1900 census -> https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9L1-LYX
Adelheid's older sister Katharina Barbara, b.29-Nov-1835 in Großweier
married NN Miller. She died 19-Apr-1909 in Postville, Iowa abt 35 miles SE of Cresco.
Do you know Miller's first name ?
[ birth, marriage and death data from: "Ortsfamilienbuch Großweier" by Rolf Federle ]