What is the best method for finding Swiss ancestors that were living in Zurich in the 1950's. I have names and birthdates but have not had any contact with them from about 1960.
Some of my Zimmerman ancestors emigrated from Switzerland to the United States (Tuscarawas, Ohio) in the mid 1800s. When I find them on U.S. Census records, there are a bunch of other Zimmerman ...
Thanks in advance for any insight or research suggestions for understanding this record in the Nordrhein-Westfalen Archive (www.archive.nrw.de). At the bottom of this post are my specific questions. ...
It seems that my mother's family, Kollenborn, came from Romanshorn, Switzerland, near the German border and the Bodensee/Lake Constance (Konstanz). I have found Kollenborn to be an extremely rare ...