HH son DETLEF HANS SCHLOTFELDT & wf. ANNA CHRISTINA REESE. Married in Germany in 1852, their family had started before coming to Iowa in 1856 after his military service there. They stayed the first winter in the stome home built by his father and his stonemason brother, Jochim at McCausland, Iowa.
This photo was just found in August of 2010 by Kathy Schlotfeldt Wheeler and brother Ed in the collections of their sister Ilene. Detlef was the eldest son of Hans Henry. Many of their descendants settled in the Northwest US. Places like Roslyn,Olympia and the Yakima Valley of Washinton, and in Alaska and Minnesota. Others are still in the DeWitt, Clinton county Iowa area. Detlef and Anna are buried near Davenport, Iowa,near Detlef's parent's, Hans Henry and Catherine. (See marker photo elsewhere in this collection.) They were farmowners in the McCausland area.