Contributed by Bobbi Broeniman, Lannon, WI
Bobbiâ€™s great-granduncle, Fridolin Schmitt who came to this country from Baden, Germany in 1852 when he was five years old. He was a Firefighter Captain of Engine 13 in Milwaukee, WI during the 1890s.
Contributed by Loretto D. Szucs
Louâ€™s great-grandfather, Edwin Brough Dyer. Edwin was a police captain in Brooklyn, N.Y., Twelfth Precinct. He was born 19 September 1837 in New York City, and died 28 February 1898 at his home on McDonough Street.