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Swiss Mennonite Emigrant Ancestors - Pioneers and First Familes

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  • Hans Howry (1678 - bef.1737)
    S_M NWN From Lenzburg, Aargan (Aargau), Switzerland. Married Ann, 1690~,, (i1711) ^ Hans and his wife and his brother Ulrich immigrated to PA in 1711. Took out patents for 300 acres near Strasburg, PA ...
  • Johann Martin Houser (1731 - 1777)
    DAR# A057587 Colonial America Lancaster County married 1754 in Lower Paxton, Dauphin, PA Martin Houser (1731-1800) - My ancestor. He could possibly be the Georg Martin Hauser who came on the Phoe...
  • Benjamin Whitmer (1669 - 1756)
    Emigrated in 1716. Naturalized in 1739.
  • Abraham Kauffman (1741 - 1802)
    DAR# A063700
  • John Salada (1738 - 1827)
    DAR# A099344

A potential companion to or subset of the more recent this project, "The Swiss Mennonite (Anabaptist) Emigrant Ancestors - Pioneers and First Families" could be seen as a collaborative effort between any and all interested parties (and/or descendants) to collect, confirm, and accurately complete the profiles and family trees of the Pioneers and First Families of our Swiss Mennonite (Anabaptist) Emigrant Ancestors. Sub projects could included "Cleaning David Martin's Tree", "Descendants of The Reverend Bishop Hans Haas Herr", and "The Weber Brothers of Weaverland and Weberthal". Collaborators please feel free to revise and/or edit the project description, add Patriarchs (and Matriarchs) of additional relevant First Families, suggest other potential sub-projects, provide links to research materials and other resources for the gathering of information, and to invite all of your Swiss relatives to join the project. Organizers and Leaders (and their ideas and suggestions for moving forward through this monumental task) are welcome, as this will be no easy feat.

Collaborators and Followers are encouraged to join cousin Jim's project