I think the Elizabeth you speak of may be my great grandmother
Married to Henry Brinkhaus I am including a website that gives a bit of information about them. http://www.mnbricks.com/henry-brinkhaus
and here is a website showing the family Hotel and livery stable in chaska MN (Carver county) which is in the national historic records Jesse James and the younger brothers stayed here before the northfield MN bank robberyhttp://www.chaskamn.com/Commissions/HPC/Minneapolis%20Hotel%...
I hope this is helpful
my email is MnMunchies@yahoo.com
if I can be of anymore assistance
My name is Marie Brinkhaus