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The John Merkels of Indiana Harbor, IN

Updated November 9, 2000

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We know that our grandparents all came over from Europe at the turn of the century as immigrants--the Merkels from Lithuania, and the Branyiks from Hungary. As far as we know they were all of peasant stock. Grandma Merkel (Luidgarda--born in 1893) was an orphan who was raised by an aunt, eventually coming to the US in 1913 with her cousin Josephine.

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