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Stayman-McCrosky Ancestry

ByDavid Boles

271 pages. With the additional families of Baer, Bär, Bare, Barber, Bartram, Bear, Cartlidge, Clark, Faris, Herr, Hochstrasser, Keller, Kendig, McCoskery, Meilin, Mylin, Nussler, Oberholtzer, Stake, Steman, Stoneman, Tidmarsh, Tobler, Witmer, and Wright. This fully referenced 8-1/2" by 11" work traces descents and near-descents from many interesting characters, including a slave owner's son who moved north from opposition to slavery; a Revolutionary captain in the battles of Manhattan, Monmouth, and Yorktown; an 18th-century veteran, tavern owner, fire company member, and college trustee; a Swiss settler whose 1725 home is now a bed-and-breakfast inn; a Mennonite gunsmith claimed to have invented the famed Pennsylvania rifle; an Indian trader who served as a translator; a shoemaker captured by the French while carrying correspondence to William Penn; a man regarded as "the father of American botany"; and a Swiss Anabaptist couple imprisoned for years for their faith.

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Publication Date
Jul 24, 2014
Language
English
Category
History
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
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By (author): David Boles

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PDF

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