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The Chmiel/Smeall/Smeal Family Updated June 10, 2004
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John Christian Smeall and his wife, Caecelia Mullis Smeall came to the United States from Prussia in about 1852. They initially settled in Shamoken, Pennsylvania before relocating to Snyder, Nebraska in 1867. Sometime after arriving in the United States, their surname was changed, with one brother, Jacob, selecting Smeall and the other brother, John B. selecting Smeal.