Auglaize County, Ohio - A notation in the Würzburg Diocesan Archives from the Parish of Hausen near Schonungen indicates the Brunn family "moved on May 18, 1844, with children to America." In addition to John Brunn and Catherine Klipfel, the immigrant family included daughter Barbara Brunn, born about 1838 in Bavaria. In 1846 triplets were born to John and Catherine in Auglaize County: Francis Brunn survived to adulthood, siblings August and Elizabeth died shortly after birth. After the triplets, two other children were born to John and Catherine, sons Andrew Anthony Brunn and John Brunn.
Catherine Klipfel's sister Margaret Klipfel married Joseph Wehner in 1835 Auglaize (then Allen) County. Brother Augustin Klipfel married Franziska Miller while brother Francis Klipfel married Elizabeth Miller. These families maintained a close family relationship throughout their lives.
Shelby County, Ohio - Three children of John Brunn and Catherine Klipfel raised their families in Shelby County.
- Barbara Brunn married Frank Okenfels in Auglaize County in 1858; both are buried in Calvary Cemetery
- Francis Brunn, the surviving triplet, married Catherine Warmuth in Auglaize County in 1872; both are buried in Rupert Cemetery in Auglaize County.
- Andrew Anthony Brunn married Regina Kress in Auglaize County in 1868; both are buried in Graceland Cemetery.