Paternal
Bater
Beam
Bevier
Bidwell
Cockram
Dancer
Densmore
Farwell
Layton
Lyons
Richards
Skinner
Sloat
Wszolek

Maternal
Bayer
Browning
Hoerner
Kressbach
Redmann
Weiss

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When I was a freshman in high school, I had a class project for my history class that required me to build a very basic family tree. So I called my grandparents and asked them about their families. I wrote up my report, then promptly forgot about it.

Years later, my paternal grandparents died, and I started wondering about their history. I know, I know, great timing. So I dug out my report from 9th grade, downloaded a very simple GED-type program for my computer, and decided that genealogy would be one of my hobbies. At first, I had a great time organizing all the information that I was able to glean from living relatives. But when that was done, I didn't have a clue about where to start researching. So I quit again.

Then for Christmas in 1998, my dad bought me a copy of Family Tree Maker. He had just received a box of his late father's papers, and wanted me to help him sort through the papers and photos. And this time, I have the Internet to help me!

I've posted some of my information to the WorldConnect project at Rootsweb. I've also posted some of it to GenCircles.