Patty, this may be him:
27 July (that would be his birthdate)
s of Johann S. (who married) Antje (Anna) née Struve.
Accused (in 1878) of illegal emigration or of not showing for military service. Reserve soldier. Farmer. He was said to be in America then.
USA (where he emigrated to)
This information is from here: http://www.rootdigger.de/Emi.htm