My grand father and his sister traced a family line from Matthias and Eva Marie to my brothers and I; seven generations. Each generation includes all known siblings. Dates are few, but the information provied I believe to be accurate. If anyone is interested in a copy of this, as it may help answer some of your questions, please e-mail me. Names mentioned include Ludwig, Jacob, Adam, Henry, Peter, William, Samual, John, and more.