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The 1710-11 Pequea Land Purchase (3 p6)

1710 Sep 23: A group of 29 Mennonite immigrant families arrive in Philadelphia on the ship Mary Hope (1 pp162-176) and settle along Pequea Creek. (3,4)

 1. Martin Kendig
 2. John Funk
 3. Jacob Miller
 4. Christopher Franciscus
 5. Johann Rudolph Bondeli
 6. Wendel Bauman
 7. John Herr, Jr.
 8. Martin Kendig
 9. Christian Herr
10. Martin Meylin
11. Martin Kendig

This is the first group of Mennonites to settle in what later would become Lancaster Co., PA. The settlers of 1712 will follow.

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Lampter, PA; Pequea Creek

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