My great-grandfather was Charles Dankert- came from Germany unk year- early 1900's?. He married Anne Lauer.They lived in Brooklyn NY.They had 13 children (4 died in infancy). My maternal Grandma Katherine Dankert Carraro was their youngest(born 1915). Their other children who survived included Claire, Warren, Josephine, Olga, Anna, Charles, MArion and Joseph.I have no further info before Charles Dankert.If anyone has any info I would greatly appreciate it. Please send to my email. Thank you.