German Immigrant Ancestors
in Syracuse and Onondaga County, New York
Surnames - Z
Sender: Tom Ford
Date: 9 June 2002
Surnames: WINTER, WALTER, ZIMMERMAN, WEIDMAN, CHRISTMANN,
See WINTER on the "W" page
Sender: Jodell Zahn McVey
Date: 3 May 2002
Surnames: ZAHN, Bender, Hornung
Frederick Zahn b. 1819 in Prussia, traveled to the United States about
1848-49, and married Margaretha(?) possibly Hornung b. October
31, 1835. They were married abt. 1852 in Syracuse. Margaretha came from
Bavaria about 1842. Frederick and Margaretha Zahn had at least 10 children,
Mary b. 1853, George M. b. February 1855, Sarah b. March 1859, Catherine b.
March 1861, Unknown child b. 1862, Frederick C. b. February 1867, Emma b.
May 1869, William b. April 1870, John b. September 1873, Matilda C. b. 1876.
Frederick died in Syracuse in 1893 and Margaretha died January 17, 1899.
Both are buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, though Frederick was originally buried
in Rose Hill Cemetery in North Syracuse.
George M. Zahn born February 3, 1855 married Elizabeth Bender, daughter of
William and Mary Bender of Syracuse though they emigrated from Bavaria,
Germany. Elizabeth b. August 1857 in Syracuse had at least 3 children with
George. William born 1876, George b. June 1878, and Flora M. b. April 1886.
George and Elizabeth died in 1913 and 1921 respectively. Both are buried in
Woodlawn Cemetery. Any information on this family would be greatly
Sender: Eric Schultz
Date: 19 August 2001
Surnames: ZIMMER, DANIER, MILLER, SCHREINER, SCHLOSSER, HELLER, KLETTKE, KNOPF, KUEHN, BENKE,
RUMPF, HORNUNG, KELLER, etc.
See Descendants of F. Christian Heller