Here is my immediate family.  Click here for a view of our family tree going back 11 generations.

Here are some interesting accounts of their life by several of my ancestors:
  1. My grandmother's (Juliette Deseilligny a.k.a. Maliette) account of the exodus from Paris in 1940 (in English)
  2. An account of the liberation of Paris written in August, 1944 by my great-grandmother, Adrienne Deseilligny (in French).
  3. An essay entitled "My Life" (in English), by Anton Kraabel, who is the brother of my great-grandfather and who emigrated to the USA from Norway in 1867.
  4. A short essay describing their family life by Thelma Kraabel Lund, daughter of Anton T. Kraabel, in English.