Palatine Immigrant Ships to Philadelphia

German, Swiss, Dutch & French Palatine ships to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

May 28, 1742. Foreigners imported in the snow Catharine

- Gladman, Commander.

Johannes Brucker
David Bischoff
Michel Miesch ?
Henry Almers
Nathanael Seidel
Jacob Lischy a
George Wiessener *
Matheus Wittgie
Georg Kast
Georg Emder
Georg Schneider
Joseph Moller
Friederich Post b
Gottlieb Petzold
John Adolph Meyer
Johan Brandmuller
Paul Daniel Bryzelius
Heinrich Joachim Sensemann
Michael Tannenberger
Johan Georg Hardtner
Johann Philip Mauerer
Johann Leonhart Schnell
Christian Werner
Joh. Christoph Heyne
Johan Georg Heydecker
Johann Reinhard Rona
Johann Michael Huber.

  • From original German signature unless marked with *
  • * From name written by clerk
  • ? Original German signature difficult to decipher
  • a This was the Rev. Jacob Lischy, a Moravian minister, who officiated for several years as a German Reformed minister in York, Pa.
    b Post was an unassuming, honest German, a Moravian. In 1743 he accompanied the missionaries Pyrlaus and Senseman to Shekomeko, an Indian village bordering on Connecticut, where he married a baptized Indian woman. Having preached the Gospel among the Indians for several years, he was maltreated by being arrested at Albany and imprisoned in New York. After his liberation, he returned to Europe, 1749. He afterwards returned to Pennsylvania, and while at Bethlehem was prevailed upon, 1758, to carry a message from the Government to the Delaware, Shawanese and Mingo Indians in the West.

    Source: A Collection of upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and other Immigrants in Pennsylvania From 1727 to 1776; Prof. I. Daniel Rupp, Second Revised Edition, 1876, Philadelphia.

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