Peter Christian Baus b. 1841 in Stommeln, Germany married Marie Sibillae in LaCrosse, WI. A daughter Elizabeth was born in October 1859 while they were living in LaCrosse. Peter was the son of Herman Baus and Elizabeth Nelles who were born in Stommeln and lived and died in St. Mary's Ridge. Herman and Elizabeth had a daughter Marie who supposedly also married a Sibillae.