Who from your family history would you invite to dinner?
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Rebecca Florence Smith is my maternal grandmother, known in my family as “Nan.” She was the second of thirteen children born to Albert Campbell Smith and Mary Susan Mallow, in Randolph County, West Virginia. I didn’t know her well. She died when I was fifteen, and by the time I was old enough to really
Johann Carl Müller or John Charles Mueller is my paternal great-grandfather. The fifth of eight children born to Johann Heinrich Müller and Susanna Gertrude Wenzel, I believe he was the first of their children to immigrate to the United States.
Why do I do this? Why do I put the time and effort and money into discovering who the people in my past are? Why do I care about finding people who aren’t directly related to me? That question hit me the other day as I was sifting through a frustratingly confusing search for my