Jurgen Thode (b.1787 d. 1870) married a ? Bruechman. They came from Elmshorn,Germany,
and made their way to Newberg, Wis. They had a son named Joachim, as well as other children.
Joachim Thode (b.1832) married Christina Weber. Their children included Henry Fedrick Thode
(b.1855 d.1937) who married Kathrina Peters (b.1855 d. 1941). They moved to Holstein, Iowa.
Together they had six
children. Lillian, Charles, Linda, Albert, Edna, and Alma Emelia. Alma Married Nelson