I've been working on my FIL's Tietjen line off and for the last three years. What we 'know'(right, LOL):
born circa 1856 from Germany, parents unknown, interred March 9, 1890
married Meta(Martha, Mattie) Eichmann
(not sure of the correct spelling) born 1854-1856, she was born in NY or Germany.
and they had the following children:
Martha Clara Tietjen
born 1879, married twice according to 1900 census, only know of… Continue