States: California: Alameda
The 1880 census lists my great grandparents Henry Lotz and Geesche Mohn with their two daughters Laura and Lena in Murray Township, Alameda County, California. Also listed are Frank Lotz and Kate Diestel with their children Marthia and Frank, Jr. Henry died in 1899. Geesche and the two daughters are living in Livermore. Frank and Kate are living in San Francisco in 1900 without children. Frank, Jr. is living with his Aunt Lucia Duess in Livermore in 1900. Amandus Diestel aged 15 is living in this household in 1900 and is also listed as a nephew. In the 1880 census a Lucy Diestel aged 22 is living with the neighboring family to Frank Lotz. Frank and Henry are two years apart in age and both came from Holstein. All the people listed here came from Holstein as noted in the 1880 census.