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My mother was Irene Haake, born 1903 in Brooklyn and was one of 8 children. Her father was Herman Haake, born abt. 1857 in Harz Mt area of Germany, died at Cherry Valley, NY Nov.1930. He married in 1888 Mary Louise Henrietta Heydenreich, born 1866, died Apr 1930. Children were Martha, William, Eric, Melba, Irene (died young), Amanda, Irene and George. Family lived most of their lives in Brooklyn. William lived there until he retired to Florida. Does any of this sound familiar?