All four grandparents were born in Germany with birthdates ranging from 1825 to 1836.
The names of six of his eight great-grandparents are known, and their births date to the early 1790s.
One thread of his heritage extends to his 2x great-grandparents Anton Julius and Barbara Sophia Neitzling. Estimated births circa 1770s.
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