My great-great grandfather August Klemme , spelled Klemma on his tombstone, along with his brother(name unknown) came to america in April, 1849. Their father was Henry Klemme of Hanover Germany. August married Mary Barch , daughter of Charlie and Sophia Barch, Dec, 1850. They are buried in the Van Buren Township cemetary, Preston, Iowa.
They had eleven children 1.August (deseased)1865 ,2. Louisa (deseased)1881 ,3.Emma (deseased)1881 ,4.Caroline married Peter Michaelson resident of Antelope county Nebraska,5.Mary married Fred Mosemann They had one son Frank.6.Fred married Mary Wendt.7. Henry (my great grandfather)married Matilda Mangler, they had six children.8.Katie married Fred Meyer, they had two sons Frank, Johnnie also in antelope county Nebraska.9.Almira. 10.Sophia married Peter Miller.11. Mina married a Schultz