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The Weyerbachers of Pennsylvania By Robin A. Jones
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A history of the Weyerbacher family in America.
Pennsylvania German Lineage Book, Volume III: Genealogical Compendium of the Moll Family of Pennsylvania By Thomas Moll
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The third book in the Pennsylvania German Lineage Book series, this volume traces the descendants of Johan Michael and Rosina Moll of Weisenheim am Sand, Germany, and Upper Hanover Township,... More > Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.< Less
Pennsylvania German Lineage Book, Volume I: The Leibold Family of Rielingshausen, Württemberg and Albany Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania By Thomas Moll
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Rielingshausen, Württemberg was the ancestral home of the Leibold family of Albany Township, Berks County. This volume of the Pennsylvania German Lineage Book traces the ancestors of the... More > Leibolds who lived in Württemberg from the fourteenth through the eighteenth centuries. The Leibold ancestry is traced back through the families of Blumenhauer, Büschler, von Gaisberg, Maurer, Holzwarth, Klinger, Lautenschläger, Lauterwasser, Öttlin, von Rossdorf, Wetzel, Wieland, Wildermuth, and Zwinckh. In addition, the descent of the Leibolds from Emperor Charlemagne is explained.< Less
Pennsylvania German Lineage Book, Volume IV: The Pfaff Family of Milford Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania By Thomas Moll
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The fourth volume of the Pennsylvania German Lineage Book delineates thirteen generations of the Pfaff family in the Duchy of Pfalz-Zweibrücken and in Milford Township, Bucks County,... More > Pennsylvania. The Pfaff forbears in the Albert and Lorentz families are also described.< Less
Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking By Anonymous
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IN 1683 the Plain Sects began to arrive in William Penn’s Colony seeking a land of peace and plenty. They were a mixed people; Moravians from Bohemia and Moravia, Mennonites from Switzerland... More > and Holland, the Amish, the Dunkards, the Schwenkfelds, and the French Huguenots. After the lean years of clearing the land and developing their farms they established the peace and plenty they sought. These German-speaking people were originally called the Pennsylvania Deutsch but time and custom have caused them to be known to us as the Pennsylvania Dutch.< Less
Pastors & Patriots: The Muhlenberg Family of Pennsylvania By Lisa Minardi
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This landmark publication explores the history and material world of the Muhlenberg family, one of the most influential German-American families of all time. Beginning with the immigration of Henry... More > Melchior Muhlenberg to Pennsylvania in 1742, the Muhlenbergs figure prominently in American history. A native of Germany, Henry Muhlenberg served as a Lutheran minister in Pennsylvania from 1742 until his death in 1787, earning him the title patriarch of the Lutheran Church in America. He married Anna Maria Weiser, daughter of Conrad Weiser, and they had eleven children. Three of their sons went on to achieve significant renown: Peter as a Revolutionary War general; Frederick as first Speaker of the United States House; and Henry Jr. as a renowned botanist. This publication brings together for the first time many rare and unique artifacts to help contextualize the Muhlenbergs and bring their legacy to life.< Less
Mary At the Farm: And Book of Recipes Compiled During Her Visit Among the "Pennsylvania Germans" By Edith M. Thomas
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Mary At the Farm: And Book of Recipes Compiled During Her Visit Among the "Pennsylvania Germans" by Edith M. Thomas. What a marvelous book this is. It offers insight into the lives,... More > manners, domestic arts and cuisine of the Pennsylvannia Dutch people. It is considered among the major reliable early 20th century sources for this uniquely American cuisine. After interviewing a number of old informants, the author, Edith M. Thomas, wove together this factual but fictitious story of Mary Midleton and her visit one summer to the farm of her Aunt Sarah and Uncle John. At age nineteen, Mary is about to be married and feels the need of learning about "how to keep house, cook, economize and to learn how to get the most profit from life." What better school could she have than the Bucks County farm home of her great aunt and uncle.< Less
Pennsylvania German Lineage Book, Volume II: Families of Haycock Township, Bucks County, and Vicinity By Thomas Moll
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Haycock Township, in the heart of Upper Bucks County, was home to many early German-speaking settlers. This volume discusses the families and descendants of Michael Martin, Jacob Funk, Heinrich... More > Krout, Heinrich, Daniel, and Ludwig Afflerbach, Johannes Stahr, Felix Leh, Valentine Nicholas, Wilhelm Diehl, and Christian Steinbach. Second edition, 2005: 330 pages, black and white illustrations, maps, and index.< Less
John Albert Beck - The Life and Family of a Pennsylvania Oil Man (softcover) By Janny Beck Jameson
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100 Years and Four Generations in Oil - John Albert Beck grew up as a first-generation American of German immigrant parents and as the son of an oil prospector in the first oil boom in US history.... More > His work and the work of his family shaped the lives of thousands of people living in western Pennsylvania from 1873 to 1973. His daughter Janny Beck Jameson wrote this book to celebrate the life and the family he created.< Less
John Albert Beck: The Life and Family of a Pennsylvania Oil Man (hardcover) By Janny Beck Jameson
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100 Years and Four Generations in Oil - John Albert Beck grew up as a first-generation American of German immigrant parents and as the son of an oil prospector in the first oil boom in US history.... More > His work and the work of his family shaped the lives of thousands of people living in western Pennsylvania from 1873 to 1973. His daughter Janny Beck Jameson wrote this book to celebrate the life and the family he created.< Less