The Family Record of Johannes & Barbara (Kaufman) Ramseyer, 1780-2002
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The starting point for this genealogy begins with Johannes Ramseyer (1780-1853) from Mancenans, France, who m. Barbara Kaufman (1780-1844) in Alsace, France, and had 11 children together. They traveled to America in 1835, eventually settling in Stark Co., Ohio. But first the book goes back 250 years before Johannes was born, and explores the lives and times of those who created the framework for his life, starting with Peter Ramseier who was born in 1535 in Signau, Switzerland. Also includes some old Ramseyer family recipes. Frequent surnames: Eicher, Graber, Hilty, Knepp, Lengacher, Schwartz, Wickey, Yoder, Zehr, etc. (818pp. illus. index. hardcover. Carlisle Press, 2002.)