1878 Pennypacker


1878 Pennypacker, Samuel W, "The Settlement of Germantown and the Causes Which Led To It," an address before the Pennsylvania Historical Society October 20, 1878," by Samuel W Pennypacker.

1880 Published in the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol IV, 1880.

1999 Quoted in Van Bibber Pioneers E-Newsletter, Vol 4, No 1, November, 1999, as submitted by Alice Schurman, found at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~blogan/v04n1.html.

As quoted in the Newsletter: "Arriving October 12,1685, in the ship, Francis and Dorothy: Hans Peter Umstat, wife, Barbara, son John, daughters Anna Margaretta and Eve, of Crefeld. Also Peter Schumacher with son Peter Schumacher (Jr) and Peter, Jr.'s daughters Mary, Frances*, Gertrude and a cousin, Sarah. Heinrich Buchholtz, wife Mary and Gerhard Hendricks, wife Mary, daughter Sarah, and servant Heinrich Frey from Alsace. The Schumacher's and the Buchholtz and Hendricks were from Krisheim, Germany. Peter was a converted Quaker. The Kolbs were grandsons of Peter Schumacher."

Comments: Hans Peter and family were not of Crefeld.

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