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ZIMMERMAN AND RELATED FAMILIES OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA Updated November 9, 2000
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Hi there, nice to be with you, happy you could stick around! (That's for fans of The Bonzo Dog Band). The majority of my family settled in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The first instance I have of the Zimmermans was Plymouth, Luzerne County in 1880; the Rydzewskis first show up in Kingston, Luzerne County in 1900; the Rutkowskis appear in Edwardsville, Luzerne County in 1910 (later moving to Kingston). My current "brick wall" is Phoebe Carris, my great-grandmother. I have only two mentions of her--my grandmother's death certificate which states that Phoebe was born in Dickson City, Lackawanna County, PA and a marriage certificate for my great-aunt (dated 21 August 1919) that says she was born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA and was deceased. Naturally I am trying to find out more about the Carris line. Seeing as you're here (and you've read this far), I hope you find something of interest or, perhaps, something to help you out. I welcome any new information or corrections. Thanks for checking it out...Ben