My grandfather Willi Paul Richard Boneß (Boness) was born on January 10, 1894 in Stettin (Szczecin). He had a brother Alfred and a sister Hildegard. His father was Richard Boness, his mother was Louise (nee Kerbe). Richard had a brother John (John) born on February 22, 1856 in Szczecin and an unknown sister. This sister had three children: Charles, Kate (Kate) and Mimie. Karl was 1927 Bank Director in Colombia.