Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

First Ancestor to Immigrate to U.S.A.

« Back to Projects Dashboard

view all


  • Johann Jacob Geiger, Sr. (1694 - 1772)
    Son of Johann Valentin Geiger Sr and Maria Barbara (nee unknown). Johann Jacob and his wife, Anna Elisabetha, and seven children emigrated in 1742, probably on the ship, Francis & Elizabeth. The insc...
  • Anna Maria Arndt (1695 - 1737)
  • Johann Bernhard Arndt (1691 - 1748)
    Left Germany on 11 September 1731 on the ship Pennsylvania Merchant
  • Johann Abraham Arndt (1722 - 1795)
    Abraham Arndt was the eldest son of the pioneer Bernhard Arndt. The original records of Old Goshenhoppen Church have disappeared. Where Bernhard Arndt and his wife died and were buried is now unknown. ...


A project intended to list ancestors that were the first to immigrate to the country now known as the United States of America. Many managers place a profile picture similar to the one on the right on their ancestor that emigrated from another country and arrived in the U.S.A to build a new life. This project creates a data base of those pioneers.

Your ancestor profiles added to this project will be printed using History Link.