Samuel Scherer

1711 ca.: Born to Hans Scherer and Veronica _____ of Bockschaft, Germany (1 p14)

1732 Aug 11: The Veronica Scherer family, including Samuel (age 21), arrive at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia, PA on the ship Samuel from Rotterdam. (2)

1732 Aug 14: The Pennsylvania Gazette of Benjamin Franklin announces the arrival of the Samuel. (3)


1. Jerold A. Stahly, "The Family of Jacob Oberholtzer (1704-1755) of Brecknock Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania" in Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage (Lancaster, PA: Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 1989 Apr).

2. Ralph Beaver Strassburger, "Samuel, 1732 Aug 11" in Pennsylvania German Pioneers, ed. William John Hinke, Vols. I-II (Norristown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1934). Pages for Samuel, 1732 Aug 11 localhost/family/peo.../1732-Samuel/hs.html (2011 Jan 25).

3. "Re: Arrival of Ship Samuel" in The Pennsylvania Gazette (1732 Aug 7-14). Selections localhost/family/peo...732/08-07-14/hs.html ( The Pennsylvania Gazette.

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