I am researching the RUTZEL family.VALENTIN RUTZEL b. April 28, 1842 emigrated to the United States in February 1866 from Marktbreit, Germany.His Father was ANDREAS RUTZEL, from Marktbreit, and he had a brother, JOHANNES, and a sister ELISABETH. JOHANNES may have emmigrated to the US after 1866.
VALENTIN had three children, ANDREW, JOSEPHINE, and IDA.ANDREW RUTZEL had five children, ANDREW, LAURENCE, AUGUST, LEONARD and EDWARD VALENTINE b. 3/14/1894, d. 1959.
Any information regarding the RUTZEL family would be greatly appreciated, as would any contacts in Markbreit, Germany.
Other names currently researching:ANGERMANN, BEDFORD, BERDEL, DAVIDHEISER, HOAGLAND, KITCHEL, LEAVER, MUIR, OCHSENREITHER, PFOST, POTTS, SHIREY, STEIGERWALD, UPDEGROVE