The family was listed on the 1870 Federal census as living in Monroe County, Michigan. Paulina died in 1875.
Pius Linafalser (widower) Joseph, Frederick, Annie, Louesa.
Joseph is next found in the 1900 census in London, Monroe Co MI as a farmer. His wife was Louise (Heisler), and they had 4 children, William 1886, John 1889, Daniel 1893, Louise 1895. The 2 oldest boys are listed as in school, Daniel who is 7 and Louise are listed as at home. It says they have been married 11 years, but oldest 2 boys are 14 and 11? Wife Louise dies later in 1900. We next see Joseph in the 1910 census living in Exeter, Monroe Co with no mention of his children. He is listed as a laborer at odd jobs. In the 1920 census he is listed as living with the Eby family as a handyman in Exeter.