Pequea Settlers 1712

These immigrants were preceded by the Pequea settlers of 1710.

This page is a place holder for future expansion. -- dg 2013 Sep 13


1. John L. Ruth, The Earth Is the Lord's: A Narrative History of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference (Studies in Anabaptist and Mennonite History) (Scottsdale, PA: Herald Press, 2001 Dec).

2. Samuel E. Wenger, "The 1712 Pequea Settlement Tour (Eastern Portion)" (Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2001 Aug 4).

Older Sources

o J. I. Mombert, An Authentic History of Lancaster County, in the State of Pennsylvania (Lancaster, PA: J. E. Barr & Co., 1869). Also (Accessed 2009 Oct 21).

o Oscar Kuhns, The German and Swiss Settlements of Colonial Pennsylvania: A Study of the So-Called Pennsylvania Dutch (Henry Holt and Co., 1901). Also (Accessed 2009 Oct 21).

o C. Henry Smith, The Mennonites of America (Scottdale, PA: Mennonite Publishing House, 1909), 529 pages. Also (Accessed 2009 Oct 20). Some vintage photos.

o H. Frank Eshleman, Historic Background and Annals of the Swiss and German Pioneer Settlers of Southeastern Pennsylvania, and of their Remote Ancestors, from the Middle of the Dark Ages, Down to the Time of the Revolutionary War (Lancaster, PA: 1917). Also (Accessed 2009 Oct 21).

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