When Finding the Ancestors Points to the Origin of Religious Immigrants

Few passenger lists of the early German settlers who left the lower Palatinate region of Germany to settle in Philadelphia survived. Yet, they were probably the largest concentration of immigrants who came to America!

However, we have to remember that the Palatines spoke the German language, and for this reason established their own communities. From about 1735 to 1752 most of these people were Germans from the Palatinate and Switzerland and they were usually accompanied by their ministers. This is a good…

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Jeannette Holland Austin

Jeannette Holland Austin

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