Gerhard Tobben came to US from Oldenberg in 1857.
His wife Gesina (maiden name unknown) arrived in same year. They married, possibly in Ohio, and had their first child, (George) Henry, in 1862. They moved to St. Louis, Missouri by 1876, several daughters were born there.
1880 census show family name as Toebben.
Son Henry married Ida Moosmann in Sept. 1889. Their daughter Rose Ida was born in Dec. 1889. 2nd daughter Ida Rose was born in Sept 1892.
Henry (George Henry Toebben) died Jan. 1893 in St. Louis, MO. His widow Ida Moosmann Toebben married George Hefty in 1896 or 1897 in St. Louis.
Rose married Baptiste Baudet of New Orleans, LA about 1908. They were my mother's parents.