There is a genealogy volume written by Robert Ronald Zins in 1998 on the Zins family who were pioneers in St. Mary's (of the Rock), Franklin County, Indiana.They immigrated from Gros Rederching, France.The founders of the American line are Adam Zins (b. 1 March 1796 d. 3 February 1876) and his wife, Magdelena Wagner (b. 21 January 1813 d. 14 October 1880), who had five sons: Christopher (b. 29 January 1837) m. Margaret Schneider; Jakob (b. 8 December 1844) m1. Caroline Altherr m2. Mary Elizabeth Weber; Peter (b. 22 November 1847) m. Elizabeth Schwartz; John Frederick (b. 22 July 1854) m1. Elizabeth Joerg m2. Catherine Littman; and, Joseph (b. 17 December 1857) m1. Mary Honecker m2. Barbara Elizabeth Altherr.In this published volume, the Zins line is taken back to Nicolas Zins, born circa 1625, probably in Luxembourg and immigrated to Gros Rederching, France, where he married Catherine ___?___ and had seven children.All known descendants are listed, even to the current Mayor of Gros Rederching, Louis Zins.