The importance of documentation is very important.
I will start with my Kubberness line:
Johann Frederick Theodor Kubbernus his wife Johanna Wilhemina Hamp and their children came to America on the ship the "Trave"
I have been doing genealogy for 30 years. My Great Aunt Ella introduced me to this fascinating adventure when I was a teenager and boy did I get hooked. She inspired me and taught me the importance of my roots and where I came from. I am proud to be a genealogist.