Joseph and Anna Catherine (Ostermann) Diederich
First generation in America

Joseph and Anna Catherine (Ostermann) Diederich family 
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Back row:  John, Anna Mary, Elizabeth, and Albert.
Front Row:  Mary, Joseph, Anna and Barbara.
This family portrait was taken in 1890 before Clara was born.

Joseph, son of John and Anna (Clasen) Diederich was the second child born in Wisconsin after his parents migrated from Germany.  He married Anna Catherine Ostermann 2 May 1871 at De Pere, Wisconsin.  On 12 March 1878 Joseph moved his wife and children, John and Anna Mary to Fillmore County, Nebraska and established his homestead.  Joseph and Anna had seven children.

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