"Henry Hopke, farmer and stockraiser, native of Germany, born January 6, 1815, married in St Louis MO August 1839 to Miss Louisa Shiemyer. Ten children born. Henry, William, Rob't L, Annie, Augusta, the rest deceased infants.[sic] Wife died August 12, 1866. Married second time in St. Louis, Nov 27, 1866 to Mrs. Dorthea Kaufman." Hope this helps.