Madeline's Story

My mom's side of the family came to the United States from Switzerland in the 19th century. They traveled over with six other families and since the trip the six families have all become one, through marriages and children. My direct relatives settled in Wisconsin where they worked as farmers and local bankers. My dad's great-grandmother came to the United States from Ireland and settled in Brooklyn, where my great-grandparents and grandparents grew up.