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William Addams REITWIESNER

American William Addams REITWIESNER

American genealogist who traced the ancestry of United States political figures, European royalty and celebrities

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on March 08, 1954 in Havre De Grace, Maryland, USA
Died: on November 12, 2010 in Washington, D.C., USA


Biography

Reitwiesner was born on 8 March 1954 in Havre de Grace, Maryland, the son of Homé Stephens (McAllister) and George Walter Reitwiesner. He grew up in Aberdeen, Maryland and Silver Spring. His grandfather, Addams Stratton McAllister, was a board member of the National Genealogical Society, and from the age of five, Reitwiesner would explore his grandfather's library.

He was mostly of German and English descent, with some Scotch-Irish, Irish, French and Dutch descent and distant Frisian, Scottish, Swedish, Norwegian, Walloon and Italian ancestry.

He was a great-great-grandnephew of Frank Stephens, uncle of Henry Stephens Eddy, great-great-great-grandnephew of Robert McAllister, uncle of James Andrew Banks, cousin of James Addams Beaver and William Thompson Walters, great-great-great-great-grandnephew of John Huy Addams and William Addams, six times great-grandnephew of Thomas Sumpter and Elizabeth Kortright, second cousin of William Penn and distantly related to many other famous and notable people.

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