Revision of infromation and request:
Walter Alexander Kusch (b.October 29, 1870) was born in Alt Dam, Pomerania, Prussia. He immigrated to the USA about 1884/1885. He married Ida Mielke (Meilke spelling?) August 4, 1894. Walter died March 9, 1949 in Cook County, Illinois.
Ida Mielke was born at Coerlin also in Pomerania, Prussia in January 26, 1875. She also came to the USA 1884/1885. She died April 4, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois. Ida also had a sister Annie who came with her to the USA. Walter and Ida had six children, one of which was my Grandmother, Irma Augusta Kusch. More information may be found at this site: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/k/e/e/Michaelpatr...
Can anyone add any information and insight into Walter's or Ida and Annie's parents?