Hi Jim, I just got this from Luc Stenger. Hopefully it will help you. Regarding this request I finally got some news !
A Jean Jacques (Jacob) STENGER from BOUXVILLER in Alsace applied for a passport in 1828 (so for emigration)
Beware you have 2 localities with the same name, one in Departement 67 and one in Departement 68.
I would suggest historically starting with 67. Registers are available online so this person should go through the registers carefully.http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/france/passenger-lists....