Small round photo of man, is probably Christian Heer, born 1796 in Eppingen, Germany-died 1868 in Galena, IL. Father of Peter, Henry, Christian and Elisabeth from first marriage (wife, Magdalena Neuschwanger died in Germany in 1830) and from his second marriage to Christine Horsch, he had Daniel, David H. and Christiana (later Neuschwanger) Heer.

Photo contributed by Jennifer Heer Norman