Feb. 12, 1871 Caledonia Houston County Minnesota, USA
He arrived in New York habor 23 Jun 1864, having sailed from Antwerp Belgium, on the sailing vessel Amalie. He and wife Barbara arrived with their family, son Nicolas Frank, wife Cathrin and 3 grand children and his daughters Josephine and Susanne. Their son Jacob had arrived earlier. The family settled in Caledonia and farmed.