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Our Closest Kin: The Schmerlings

Our Closest Kin: The Schmerlings

I’ve been feeling a bit discombobulated lately. When I first starting researching my family, I was startled to discover that I had a great uncle and cousin living in Queens whom I had never met, even though we lived a subway ride away in Brooklyn. Recently, another family has come into my consciousness, one-time ManhattanitesContinue Reading