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Wilhelm August Ballerstein and spouse Amelia Auguste Bertha Leiske arrived July 3 1894 with their famil aboard the ship "SAALE" from Bremmen, Germany. With them was the children Ausguste Bertha Emma, Wilhelm August Herman, and Pauline Ann Heswig Ballerstein. The father was born in Zu Doennily Kneis Yemichonv, Proving Laehsen, Germany on August 13 1856. The mother was born in Zn Thoens ee Kneis Culm West Pruessen, Germany. The other childrend born in the USA were Minna Clara Amelia, Elsie Ella Jean, Henrietta Hernine Hedwig, Augusta Hilda, Carl, Lilly Louise, Rose Marie, Edward August Ballerstein. Edward August was my father. This is what I know of the family and would appreciate any help that I could get. Thank You Ed Ballerstein