Name: Veronica GROFF
Given Name: Veronica
Birth: 1706 in Germantown, Philadelphia Co, PA
Death: 1752/1754 in Warwick Twp, Lancaster Co, PA
Veronica's father, Hans Conrad
Groff, immigrated to America in 1696. He lived in Germantown and then
made his way to Lancaster Cnty with other Mennonite families. It is
possible he owned land near Jacob Landis along the Lincoln Highway
He is also known as Hans Graf, Graff or Graeff.
Graf in German means earl. And Earl Twp, Lancaster Co, PA was named for Hans Graf.
He was one of the wealthiest settlers in the area.
moved to W. Earl Twp in 1717 where he bought 1,419 acres from Thomas
Penn (Deeded in 1737,located between Leola and New Holland in the area
Veronica's father, Hans, was a wagoneer.
inherited a portion of the farm and sold all but 1 acre to her brother
David. The 1 acre Henry and Veronica gave to Groffdale Mennonite Church
for the cemetery (This land had been used as a graveyard previously.)
built a grist mill at the intersection of the Conestoga and Cocalico
Creeks which was probably the first mill in Lancaster Cnty.
Father: Hans Conrad GROFF (GRAF) b: 1 Jul 1683 in Sinsheim, Germany.
Mother: Susan Orendorf KENDIG b: 1678 in Ittlingen, Heidelberg, Baden, Germany.
Henry LANDIS b: 1700 in Europe
- Henry LANDIS, JR b: 4 Mar 1751 in Warwick Twp, Lancaster Co, PA
- Mary LANDIS b: Abt 1732
- Frena LANDIS b: abt 1733
- Anna Groff LANDIS b: 1734 in Warwick Twp, Lancaster Co, PA
- Christina LANDIS b: abt 1735 in Lancaster Co, PA
- Susanna LANDIS b: abt 1736 in Warwick Twp, Lancaster Co, PA
- Barbara LANDIS b: abt 1736 in Warwick Twp, Lancaster Co, PA
- Margaret LANDIS b: abt 1743 in Warwick Twp, Lancaster Co, PA
- Elizabeth Groff LANDIS b: 9 Oct 1743
- Magdalena LANDIS b: 1744 in Warwick Twp, Lancaster Co, PA
- Catherine LANDIS b: 1747 in Warwick Twp, Lancaster Co, PA