Birth Name: Robert Alan Deal
Place of Birth: Terre Haute, Indiana, U.S.
Date of Birth: unclear, between 1951 and 1955
Ethnicity: German, English, small amount of Scottish
Mick is the son of Tina/Tena and Frank Deal.
Mick’s paternal grandfather was John Joseph Deal (the son of Clarence Quincy Deal and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Elliott). John was born in Indiana. Clarence was the son of Solomon Jackson Deal and Rachel Emaline Anderson. Elizabeth was English, the daughter of Joseph Elliott and Dorothy Scott.
Mick’s paternal grandmother was Emma Irene Dunlap (the daughter of Frank C. Dunlap and Emma G. Snyder/Schnieder). Emma was born in Indiana, to German parents.
Mick’s maternal grandfather was Jesse Stetzel (the son of Daniel Stetzel and Mary L. Hart/Harter/Herts/Lantis). Jesse was born in Indiana. Daniel was the son of George Henry Stetzel and Dorothea Reifsteir, who were German, from Alsace-Lorraine. Mary likely was of German descent as well.
Mick’s maternal grandmother was Jennie Elizabeth Swafford (the daughter of Francis M. Swafford and Anna Bahr). Jennie was born in Indiana. Francis was the son of George W. Swafford and Elizabeth Ellen Denton. Anna was the daughter of Earnest Bahr, who was German, from Lieppe, and of Priscilla Long.
Sources: Marriage record of Mick’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org
Mick’s paternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth Elliott, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Mick’s paternal grandmother, Emma Irene Dunlap, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Mick’s maternal great-grandfather, Daniel Stetzel, on the 1880 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Mick’s maternal great-grandparents, Francis M. Swafford and Anna Bahr – https://www.familysearch.org
Mick’s maternal great-grandmother, Anna Bahr, on the 1870 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org