Name on stone is Ludwig Lange. Ludwig was born in Bruggen, Hildesheim, The Kingdom of Westphalia. He is listed in the Bruggen Baptismal Register (21/1809)and was listed as born on 1 Nov 1809. His father was Johann Friedrich Lange (1773-1834) and his mother was Marie Charlotte Justine Stieren (1772-1841).
In 1832 Ludwig's occupation was listed as an angehender (Future master bricklayer). Ludwig and his family emmigrated from Bremen on 17 April 1851 to the United States.
On 28 Feb 1832 in Bruggen, Ludwig married Johanne Marie Justine Elizabeth Streuer. They had six children.