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German And Swiss Settlements Of Colonial Pennsylvania: A Study Of The So Called Pennsylvania Dutch

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Covers the German settlement of Pennsylvania down to the Revolutionary War. Discusses Europe in the 1700s, settlements made in Pennsylvania, and every-day life of the immigrants. Also lists German surnames giving information on origins, meanings, and Engl
Paperback, 278 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Heritage Books (first published January 2002)
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Robin
A must read for anyone with Pennsylvania German/Swiss heritage. It details the lives and cultures of these people, their journey of immigration and their influence on the development of Pennsylvania. It's more of what I was looking for when I bought "An Introduction to Mennonite History" so I may abandon that now.

I was a little apprehensive about it because it was published in 1901 so I didn't know what the writing style would be like. But it's very readable and not too long. And since it's out
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