Christian Hirtzel Jr. and Salome Beyer

Story by Fred Gahimer. Cover photo: Christian Hirtzel, Jr., and Salome Beyer

The history of the Hirtzel family has its beginnings in the mists of family legend.  Information from the New York Public Library indicates that the Hirtzel family originated in what is now the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland, where still exists a very small village bearing the family name.

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