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Perkiomen Past and Present.

EDITED BY

HENRY

S.



DOTTERER.

VOL.

I^OUXI> COPIES,

III.

TWO DOEEARS.

Phiiadetpliia

:

PERKIOMEN PUBLISHING COLIPANY, 1606 North Thirteenth Street 1901.

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.v'.< ., at the. end of the voyage across the Atiaiitie, a lad of sixteen. He came in tire van of the main body of his Schwamkfelder Mitglieder. wlio reached onr .shoi{\>^ a year V\> meet 1dm, now, after an inlater. terval of more than eighteen 3 'ears man of thirty-four. During this period matd'.ood. ac'.juired the lanhe grew guage of his adopted eoimti\v, ntarried a



t. ably Abraham Beyer, bis fatber-iii-law.

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Susanna Wiegner, a well-known maiden lady of tile Scbwenkfeldor community, died in Towmentsin on tlu^ lOtli, and lie Slu' attendi'd her funeral on the 12rh. On the ’Jhth Robert was h8 years old. tb'eenway was at Hillegas’s. This month tliree conferences were held about quit rent: on the 4th, a brief one; and on the 17th and 24th two longer ones were held

Swamp.

in Falconer

records: “We went to Pay’d the Quit Rent, oth, 21131 returned home. Paid £72 for

March

of

Swamp. Tract,

This explains tho

years.”

the

conferences

Pkilkner

at

rent on

Tlie quit

the

(Ireat

or (4erman Tract, granted to the

had remaine«4 un-

F'rankfort Coiiipany,

Ituibtless paid all these many }'ears. about this time the agents of tlie Proprietaries made urgent demand for the back

David Shultze,

rents.

Xew York

as a

man

of ex-

Flxact investigators are finding out tliat

who came to our Provwhose descondaiits are popularly designated “Pennsylvania - Germans,” were in large part of nationalities other than German. Huguenot blood, and Swiss, and Dutoli, coursed through the ince,

quoted.

In the (’ash Book of the Proprietaries’ agent in Philadelphia, the consummation of this busimost weighty to the owners of land ne.ss is concisely and of the (ierman Tract Shuitze’s journal

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corrobiiratively stated, thus:

3 IMarch, 17o2.

A Comp> Fpper A

Receivetl of

Renry Antis

(Fiiitrent

Octob’'

17t)l

To tiieR(U’man Com-

panv

(.'d years in full to liu' P’ Inst:) or ]"rankfort Comp-'' £o.3 17 9. 3:14 C'l (’nrrencv, £71 17 0

Space will not pinniit a r('[jciitioii day by day of tlu- event.« of the year. A Ithongh a fascinating work, their n'citnl in the

verbatim transcript

number must

anothei; part

in

sntlice.

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of

the

Revoiutiortion of t!u‘

a

early settlers ot Fayettt*

vanians,

Town

March

and add greatly

hi'^ftwical sketch.

Thomas

Leiper, Licnte'uant of Light Horse. Patriot and 1‘knnncier in thhia,

and engaged

in

ht'

came

to

the tobacco

PA8T AND PRESENT. busim'Sf^.

ton, the

companion

of

The

this interesting personality

ingly (kvscrihed

h\- ]\lr.

Smyth,

is

work charm-

\\

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into the sgra})iis l>y AVilliam II. Ivicliardson, are an attractive addition to the work; their subjects are: Site of Thomas Leiper’s Railway, ISn!'); Tite Lock Tender’s 1 louse, L('i[)ervil]e; Thomas Lr“i['K^r Lock, 18‘_\S, at Carey’s Brook. ])aper a gnait

The Alumni

The Antes Memorial Fund*

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Anna

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1st

1728.

Anna Margaretha Antes was

])art]y edu(‘ated at Bethlehem, Pa., Moravian commmiity. At tlie beginning of 174d she left her Frederi Frederick Antes*

Born, in Freinsheim, July IJ; 1701. Died, in Frederick torn, in Pennsylvania, al)Out 1702. Died tetober o, 17S2.
ied, in T.oiulon, in 1794. t),

Husband, Rev. Benjamin

I.a Trol)e.

Born. Died, at Fidnec, Yorkshins

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An nil

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Jolin Antics T,a TiV)lx% (el\v Orleans, S-plend>'-r

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1787.

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1821,

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Wife, (first.) in England, Miss lydia Seilon, C’hildix^n:

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L\dia Mellon

IN Hfsevelt. 2. Henry Latrob/e,

S'ptemlxT M'lfo,

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Hazlelmist Latrolxg b>rn .Tune

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August 4.

3,

in

1,

1801;

John Hazlehnr-^t D^neval Latmb?. Julia Elizabeth iCuieval Lavnd>% bt>ru July 17, 1804, IMary Airnvs Latrobe, ar Wiluiijigton, AMv. 7>, 1807), Leujamin

1 leury LatwU'. Latrobe, iKun in 1808,

8.

Anna

Hemy

Lransa Lr-onnraLa Tn)be( Anna iMargaiYAha Antes^, AntosU Pliilip Frederk'k Antes^) Born 178!. irnsb>and, .bJin F*rst(*r, Rishnp of tlte T'nited Rrothren, (

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1.

Donaliy

2.

John F rede lick

3).

M'illiatii Foster,

4.

Louisa Foster,

7).

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died

7, 1ied in Knssia, 1S4H.

A\dfe, Alvina, Baroness Staekelix'Vg. pM>rn 17'27.

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PEPvKIO:^IEN liEGiON,

Sophie de La Trobe, ]\}aiy Agues do La Trobe. Edward de Trobe. Alvina d(‘ La Trol)e. Gustav Friedrieh tt

John HazleliUrst Boneval

Anna

TroUe

La Trolxe

[.atrobe',

Afargaretha Antesk

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Benjamin

Homy

Henry Antes",

Latroj»eL Fred-

[diili[»

erick .Vines' Px‘)rn,

Died

in Philadei[iiiia, iMay 4, isud. in Baltimore.

Wife, (first,) Children:

Stiniart. 1.

Henry

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ist der Jaeol) Selineider ans Oall.'••estoiLen wtatis about

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i;-ei)reeht.

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Noven d>er

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at \\daid(4s apjn’aisment made'.

12.

Wdait to Justici^ Owcai Evans. Wrote for M'as at Smiths.

Id,

John Sell. At home. 10. ,u-int

15.

On Hereford Townshi]>

Till'

des

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in

Germanton

brave active and vi'.dlant Admiral Sir Peter \Varr('n is also

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At Bornt Kunsers Land Surveyd.

England of a malignant wldeh earreyd him olf in

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d. 4.

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