Hello, I can understand your problem. Try geneanet.org\
it is a foreign genealogy website somewhat like ancestry.com. You can
join at a basic level without cost. There are other websites you will
learn about and see at geneanet. You will need Google translate found
at the Goodle website.
I am trying to find a family members parents in Poland/Prussia by the
name of Platzke, but no luck yet - I just keep trying and hope
something turns up.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org
> Hessen-Darmstadt or Prussia?
> I have family helping me, thank god.
> But it's still confusiing.
> I've found things in Kansas that should fit- found the Fourier name
> there in the area- but how to go after what else could be
> there in Nebraksa and Illinois is something I'm still looking at.
> But what's worrying me is Europe.
> I knew it wouldn't be easy, even with help, but this is nuts.
> I hope to find more beofre looking for a researcher- which is
> something I may end up doing on parts of my tree.
> So what would you suggest I do with informatiton pointing to two
> different states and countires?
> I can spread it out to family, but I want to contribute.
> How does anyone go about something like this?