Researching surnames: Schiess, Ringler, Hoey, Heim, and Sneider.
My father's Great Grand-father Schiess was sent to the US in St Louis as a child with his sister through some agency that sent children off to a better life in the US, something sounding like the Lachlee Exchange, but I am not sure of the spelling.
His mother's Family (Ringler) came from Freidewald in Germany.
My mother's maiden name is Sneider. Father Paul, Grandfather Robert.(Germany)
Her mother was catherine Hoey, grandfather Patrick, wife phobe Roselle. (Ireland)