I've traced my ancestors back to Germany on a number of my family tree's branches and I'd like to know if there is any further information Out there. Thank you for any help and or suggestions.
Below is a list showing the persons furthest back in all my ten(10) German "branches" with their relations, dates etcetera:
Sander BEAR or BAHR born in or near Metz, Germany. Immigrated to USA in 1890. Last name inadvertently changed to Sander on immigration paperwork. His son, Carl was born in Trier, Germany in 1885(?). Carl married Elizabeth Wiegard April 14, 1909. I don't have Sander Baer/Bahr's spouse or parents name. I've been told his father was a deep sea diver for the German military...?
#2. Wiegard, #3. Berckemeyer and #4. Brauthaupt
I have traced the Wiegards back to Johannes Georg WIEGARD born circa 1680 in Daseburg, Westphalia, Germany. Married May 29, 1707 in Daseburg to Anna Eva Gertrud BERCKEMEYER born April 1682 (parents names: Heinrich Berckemeyer and Maria Elisabeth BRAUTHAUPT). Son's name Johann Christian Wiegard born in Daseburg August 16, 1713/died April 17, 1785. Had a son with Magdalena Wiegard aus der Eisenschmiede(?) born circa 1704 in KÃ¶rbecke, died January 25, 1761 in Daseburg...?
#5. Wasmodt and #6. Grewen
Johann Bernhard Wiegard born circa 1734 in Daseburg (parents: Johann Cristian and Magdalena) wed Anna Maria WASMODT, born circa 1741/died February 13 (buried 15th) 1816, on February 3, 1761 in Daseburg. Anna Maria's parents: Jurgen Wasmodt and Anna Eva GREWEN...?
#7. Peine or Peinen and #8. Menne(?)
Johannes Georg Wiegard born October 6, 1777/died April 5 (buried 8th) 1848/married October 29, 1800 in Daseburg (parents: Johann Bernhard and Anna Maria Wiegard) wed Angela Maria Catharina Ferdinandina PEINE born December 26, 1780/died August 9 (buried 12th) 1822. Her parents names were Adam PEINEN and Maria MENNE...?
#9. Oelrich and #10 Waldorf
Carl Wiegard born April 13, 1822 in Daseburg, died November 21 (buried 24th) 1894 and married April 17, 1849 in Peckelsheim, Westphalia, Germany. He wed Franzisca OELRICH born circa 1828 and died June 14 (buried 17th) 1862 in Peckelsheim. Franzisca's parents: Herr Oelrich and Anna Gertrud (?). Carl and Franzisca's son Henry Wiegard born 1857 in Peckelsheim married Anna WALDORF born 1860 in Peckelsheim. Henry and Anna married in New York, New York, USA circa 1878. Anna died in 1925 and Henry in 1935 in Burlington Iowa, USA