For all the Exterkamp researchers:
John Gerhard Exterkamp born 02/27/1849 in Holland, came to the U.S. from Prussia, arrivial date in Baltimore port, 12/16/1880. With John Gerhard Exterkamp age 31, was wife Francesca Exterkamp age 31, daughter Sophia Exterkamp age 3, daughter Marie age 6 months. M255, Roll 32, List 170.
Francesca Exterkamp was buried Sept. 17, 1882 at St. Marys Cemetary in St. Bernard Ohio. Grave # 946, Section 3.
John Gerhard Exterkamp then married Margaret Altemuehle -maiden name Bueltel on 09/30/1885 in Hamilton County OH.
Sophia Exterkamp was my grandmother born Oct. 22, 1877 in Holland and was buried at Mother of God Cemetary in Covington, KY. next to her husband William Niehaus.