Not too much. Just know some of them today and that they were German Lutherans. There is an older Smyre family buried in the same old Lutheran cemetery as my great-great grandfather.

Elias Smyre
November 1, 1790 — August 14, 1886 Aged 95y., 9m., 13d.
*married Elizabeth Smith, March 1815 in Lincoln County, N.C.

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Pruning the “tangled thicket” of Kühner (Keener) Genealogie in Amerika and reflecting on its relevance to current events.

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Wilhelm Kühner

Wilhelm Kühner

Pruning the “tangled thicket” of Kühner (Keener) Genealogie in Amerika and reflecting on its relevance to current events.