Family #301 in the 1857 Grimm census.
This age is probably incorrect, off by at least six years.
Based on this birth year, his father would have been nine years old at the time of his son's birth. Even with a much older mother, it just doesn't seem likely.
There is no mother's name listed for him in the census.
There are several possibilities:
For the time being, I am identifying Jakob Alexander as his non-biological father.
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