Ship list of German passengers to Philadelphia, PA, September 9, 1749.
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Ship Passenger List

Credit: Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Archives

This extraordinary ship list from 1749 includes the name of Jacob Hertzler (1703-1786), first Amish bishop to emigrate from Germany to Pennsylvania. Hertzler settled in Northkill, which grew to close to 200 families after his arrival.

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