John S. Dahnke,SR born Dec 14,1816 in Germany and wife Sophia Brest born Feb 7,1818 in Alsace, France.
Son Louis Henry Dahnke born Feb 3, 1855 in upper New York State and wife Susan Guyer born Sept 1,1860 in Zurich, Switerland. Came to Texas in 1878 and brought a farm in Palmer, Ellis Co. Texas. Bought two other farms in Boyce, Ellis Co. TX.
Louis Henry Dahnke had nine children: Amy b. 1882, Ernest b. 1884, Mabel b. 1886, John b. 1888, Bertha 1891, Minnie b. 1893, George b. 1897, Fred b. 1902 and Robert (Emil) William "Bill" Dahnke b. 1805.
Bill Dahnke was my father. All my father's family are dead and I am searching for data bout my grandfather and great-grandfather and back to Germany. Thank you for your help.