This may not answer the Pinker connection, but I also have a have a gggrand father named John Neptune Masanz #1 1834-1911,married a Maria Schedlo 1830-1921 in Bohemia. Immigrated to America, WI. in 1866. Had 7 children, oldest son named John Neptune Masanz #2 1859-1933 married a Antonia Wachtl 1866-1931. Had 9 children, oldest son named John Joseph Masanz #3 1886-1958 married a Mary Baur 1888-1950. Are there any connections? I need info about John #1 -- Europeon Home, parent's names, b&d dates, any living relatives I could contact for history information.