- Source: a paper in the belongings of Alice Lina Gerdemann. Elisabeth Lehmann, living in Westerkappeln Germany, wrote these names and sent them to Elmer Gerdeman in 1952, she got the records from the Bürgermeisteramt (mayor's office).
- The family came to American in 1837, except Heinrich Wilhelm came in 1833
- Eva married Hermann Heinrich Bower b. 2 Jul 1804