hi my names is shelly brown. my birth name was shelly flickinger. i didn't know my flickinger family well but had heard that we originated out of switzerland. I was told our name was then changed to flickinger. could this be possible and could i be related to these families. i cannot go back very far. my great grandfather was christian flickinger (bessie), his son my grandfather was harold flickinger (dorothy berquist) and his son my father was dennis wayne flickinger (nancy thornton). i was born shelly flickinger.