Essay on My Mother 's Side Of The Family

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Racial Heritage Although none of my living family members have any memories of immigrating to the United States, both sides of my family have some record of immigration to the United States. Most of my relatives come from Germany and immigrated to the United States a long time ago. With the possible exception of my great-great-great-grandmother Annie, all my family members would be defined as white today.
My mother’s side of the family has significantly more information on our immigration to the United States. The Brewer family emigrated from Germany sometime in the early nineteenth century. Although unclear, my great-great-great-great-grandfather Isic Brewer is believed to be the Brewer family member that immigrated to the United States. My great-great-great-great-grandfather John Beck emigrated from Germany to America in 1834. My great-great-great-great-grandfather Jake Helpher (changed to Helfer once he moved to America), who also came from Germany, emigrated around the middle of the nineteenth century. Very little is known about the Moore family ancestry. The Moore family is believed to be of English and Irish descent. Although my great-great-great-grandmother Annie Moore is rumored to have been part Cherokee Indian, maybe even half Cherokee.
On my father’s side of the family, our immigration to the United States is less clear. My great-great-grandpa and great-great-grandma Bumgarner emigrated from Germany, although it unclear exactly when they moved. I know even…

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