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Genealogical Information Published in the Philadelphische Zeitung by Benjamin Franklin in 1757 of German settlers in Philadelphia/Germantown and the surrounding area

Transcribed by AwesomeGenealogy.com February 2003
Source: Genealogical Data Relating to the German Settlers of Pennsylvania and Adjacent Territory page 160 - 161
By: Hocker 1980

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February 11, 1757

Widow Ulrich, Second street, Philadelphia, near the George inn.

Peter Ox, Falckner Swamp (Montgomery County)..

February 26, 1757

Jacob Franck, glazier, and his wife, of Lancaster, have both died. Friedrich Danbach, Johannes Ebermann and Kraft Roesser, Vormunder (administrators), notify Stophel Franck, Henrich Franck, Andreas Franck, Anna Maria Franckin, Maria Gertraut Mollin, Michael Moeller and Christian Moeller to appear for the settlement of the estate.

May 20 1757

Dr Conrad Schultz, Springfield Township, Philadelphia County (now Montgomery).

June 3, 1757

Johann Ringer, New Hanover Township (Montgomery County)

June 17, 1757

Joseph Jol begins the manufacture of stockings on the Hill, in the David Ronan's house, Philadelphia.

July 15, 1757

Samuel Berry, Bristol, seeks Walter Fryson, formerly of Schnailwell, near Barnwell, or New Market (Virginia), farmer and later woolcomber.

Inquiry for Gudman Lyngberg, born at Helsinggeoer, near Copenhagen.

July 29, 1757

Leonhard Lescher, Market street, Philadelphia.

Jacob Hur, innkeeper, Market street, Philadelphia.

September 9, 1757

Andreas Brochell, furrier, Third street, near Market, Philadelphia.

October 21, 1757

Adam Wilheld, in the burned house on the Schuylkill, Philadelphia.

November 4, 1757

Michael Baertges, innkeeper and tanner, Germantown road, near the Governor's mill, Philadelphia County.

Bernhard Hubele, Lancaster, sells almanacs.

Bernhard Holtzinger, York, sells almanacs.

November 18, 1757

Georg Friedrich Bayer, dealer in cutlery and hardware, Water street, between Market and "Erd" street, Philadelphia.

December 17, 1757

Georg Meyer, York County, near York.

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