My mother adopted in 1925 by the Herman ELFERS & Katherine or Catherine EVERS-ELFERS family of NYC, NY both of immigrant families. He Herman was b. PRUSSIA, abt 1878. She was born in NYC-however, both her parents were immigrants, I believe from Germany.
Marie or born Annibrita d'WAINIO's, father Frank or Franc d'WAINIO, born Turku, FINLAND 1888, dec'd CA 1878. Marie married Howard Irving LEWIS <b. August 20, 1918 in Washington DC, they married at the Mayflower Hotel, Washington DC-Feb., 1947. they had ONLY two children Blake Christopher & Lora Margaret LEWIS-HANDIBOE. Both children were b. DC.