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Relevant Reading

o Benjamin Rush, M.D., An Account of the Manners of the German Inhabitants of Pennsylvania (written 1789), notes by Prof. I. Daniel Rupp (Philadelphia: Samuel P. Town, 1875). Also,+daniel+rupp (Accessed 2007 Nov 8).

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 Provincial Papers: Proprietary and State Tax Lists of the County of Lancaster, for the Years 1771, 1772, 1773, 1779, and 1782, Henry M. Egle (ed.) (Philadelphia: Wm. Stanley Ray, State Printer of Pennsylvania, 1898). Also (Accessed 2014 Dec 3). Lancaster Co., PA. Load link, then search for page number or phrase. has photo copies of the original lists.

o I. Daniel Rupp, Geographical Catechism of Pennsylvania, and the Western States: Designed as a Guide and Pocket Companion for Travellers and Emigrants to Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Missouri (Philadelphia: Lord & Co. and others, 1837). Also (Accessed 2007 Nov 8).

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 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).

o "Historic Farming Resources of Lancaster County" (National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Documentation Form, US National Park Service, 1994 Aug 30). Find form with (Accessed 2006 Jun 9).

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 William Beidelman, The Story of the Pennsylvania Germans: Embracing an account of their Origin, their History, and their Dialect (Easton, PA: Express Book Print., 1898). Also (Accessed 2007 Nov 9).

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