The History of 8 Families

My wife, Diane Marie McTiernan, nee Rider's great grandparents are like mine, a mixture of Irish and German but not French. Diane's 8 families and my 8 families are our children's great great grandparents from Ireland, Germany and France, one hundred and fifty years, three to five generations away from their origins in Europe. Our kids would be 50 % Irish, 43 % German and 7 % French. Our children's direct line.

Diane Marie McTiernan, nee Rider's 8 Great Grandparents that settled in and around the Baltimore, MD USA area are:

August Conrad Rider (Reuter), 1869--, family is from Michelstadt, Hesse, Germany. Home page of the Rider family

Mary Anne Rider, nee Simms, 1871--1970, family is from Ireland. Home page of the Simms family

James Joseph Brennan, 1862--1927, born in Ireland. 

Mary Elizabeth Brennan, nee Murphy, 1870--1900, born in Ireland. Home page of the Murphy family

John Baptist König, 1871--1937, family is from Germany.

Mary Catherine König, nee Power, 1884--1985, family is from Ireland.

John Joseph Nüdling, 1858--1935, family is from Laubach, Germany.

Philomena Herbst, 1856--1938, family is from Fulda, Germany.

Michael McTiernan
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Last updated Junw 2, 1998


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