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Looking for sibling, parents and ancestry info on Arnold Deters. He cam from Germany, lived in KS where he married Mary Gottsacker. In Beloit in Oct 1885 they had a son Francis, and later another son Joseph. Arnold is believed to have died in 1890 at sea, and Mary is said to have remarried and moved to Oregon (although she may have moved to Oregon first, and then remarried-it is unclear at this time the order of events). I am assuming from Francis's date of birth that his father Arnold was born approximately 20 years earlier, so that would make Arnold's date of birth near 1865.
Since the spelling of names are often changed, I am hoping that some relation will see this, and contact me for additional info.Deters in itself is a very uncommon name, with only 501 people being on the SSDI, and at least ten percent of those being a relative of this family. That percentage will increase once the Arnold's parents and possible siblings are known. Willing to share info with others.