HI- My Andre background is German. They (Peter, Anton, and Henrick) came during the first wave of German immigration in 1830. They settled in Detroit MIchigan. Peter became a priest and worked at St. Anthony's Parish, Henrick and Anton found work. Anton is my GG Grandfather...He had 8 children ....Anton Jr is my G grandfather, he had to start working at age 9 because his father died in a freak horse accident.(I dont know much about it...but you could ask my grandfather.)Anton worked for the Hinkle corp in Detroit. He met a German woman from Frankfurt (Emma Puff)They got married and had four children-Anthony III(JAck), William, Eugene and Margaret. They have all passed away except for my grandfather, Eugene.Emma and Anton Jr, reared thier family in Huntington Woods, a city outside of Detroit. Eugene married MArgaret Scott and had four children: Eugene Jr, William and Margaret. I am William Andre's daughter. If you are intersted in more info let me know.. The original settlers have a cemetary plot in Mt. Elliot cematery.The writing on the grave stones are all writen in German.