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The Swiss Mennonite Emigrant Ancestors - Pioneers and First Familes

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  • Hans "John" Hess (1683 - 1733)
    Notes from Aunt Bert: Hess line: Michael Hess 1715 – 1760; Hans Hess 1683 – 1735 ; Jacob Hess 1584; Heinrich Hess 1536 Find a Grave Birth: Jul. 1, 1683, Switzerland Death: 1733 Pequea...
  • Jacob Hege Lehman (1722 - 1794)
    Jacob Hege Lehman @ find a grave Born in Switzerland or Germany. Died in Pennsylvania. Apparently came over with his Father and Mother between 1722 and 1742 because his father was also born in Switze...
  • Wendel Santmann Bauman (1680 - 1735)
    The Genealogical Record of Reverend Hans Herr written in 1908 by Theodore W Herr, Genealogist, after much research has a list of the children of Rev. Hans Herr. Anna is not included. I wonder if Anna, ...
  • Christian Berkey (1715 - 1797)

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 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