Genealogy expert - Mary Jo Summann
Data Sources   -   Clarice Groeling
                Gerry Kopf
                Pam (Kopf) Gealy
                Arlyce Malchow
               Carmen Summann
Letter Trans    - Pam (Kopf) Gealy
                         Friedrick Summann

    Our SUMMANN Ancestors

                            Use the 'Contact Me' page for directions or more information

We have a very special family history in that very few can take their surname back to it's
origin.  We are able to do this with our Summann name because of the unusual name
practices in the area of Germany where the Summann came from.  Go to the 'HISTORY'
page to read more.

START                  - To start at the beginning
ABBREVIATED  - This is a name only listing of everyone on this site
LEDGER              - Gives the meaning of the abbreviations used on this site
PHOTOS              - All family photographs are in this section
HISTORY            - The family history
LETTERS            - German ancester's letters received from 1908 to 1926
Site Map              - Links to all pages on this site
Family Tree         - A block diagram showing where everyone fits on our Family Tree
Contact Me          - This is a way to contact me for additional information or corrections to the site

Other interesting things about this family:
  • When a couple married, the one owning the land keep their last name, the other one changed their last name.

  • One died fighting in WW I in Italy

  • One died fighting in WW II Russian Front

  • One died fighting in WW II a pilot in England

  • One died fighting in WW II Buried in a mass grave

  • - There were 28 children who died under the age of 10 years

  • - There were 14 children who died under the age of 5 years

  • - There were 12 children who died under the age of 1 year   all but 3 died in the 1800's

  • There are 2 first cousin marriages

  • There is 1 professional football player
  •         The History button has been modified, more information will be added when it is received
The SUMMANN Family
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