Posted By:June Browning
Subject:Looking for Info on Johann Ernst Zuter and Anna Maria Ryser
Post Date:June 21, 2012 at 17:04:27
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They are my paternal grandparents. Johann was born 16 June 1865 in Utendorf, Bern, Switzerland and died in Biel, Bern, Switzerland in 1937. He was married to Anna Ryser born 31 Dec 1866 in Utendorf, Bern, Switzerland and died 1948 in Aarberg, Bern, Switzerland. They had two sons together, Werner Fritz and Ernst Johann who immigrated to America in 1911 and 1912. Johann also had a son, Paul. Johann's mother was Maria and I have no surname. We don't know his father's name. Anna's mother was Anna Barbara Stalder and father, Niklaus Ryser. We don't know anything about either set of their parents. Johann and Anna worked at the Vereinigte Drahtwerke AG, who produced a variety of metal threads. The two sons died in America in 1937 and 1947. I would appreciate any information regarding this family or relatives, no matter how minor it is. Thank you. June