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German, Swiss, Dutch & French (Palatine) immigrant ships to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Passenger list for the ship Thistle Sept. 19, 1738

Palatines imported in the ship Thistle, John Wilson, Commander, from Rotterdam, last from Plmouth, England - 300 passenger

Daniel Draichler
Wilhelm Bischoff
Isaac Ommell
Valentin Heiss *
Jacob Kener *
Abraham Stetler
Jacob Sligh *
Thomas Reigh *
Johannes Gers *
Daniel Schneider
Lorentz Gutt
Andreas Neumann
Henrich Becholdt *
Johann Keller
Jacob Carle
Christian Lutz *
Caspar Lutz
Jacob Cloder
Johannes Hedrigh *
Johannes Cron
Jacob Meyer
Elias Zoller
Michael Thiel *
Michael Friess
Johannes Friess *
Martin Rimm
Johannes Krismm
Jost Freueller
Johannes Con *
Bernhart Smith *
Melchior Smith *
Conrad Ruhmle
Christian Lotter
Paul Shiffer se.
Berhart Shiffer
Paulus Shiffer, jr.
Philip Kuhn
Valentin Wildt
Jacob Bender
Christian Brechbull
Johannes Schlighter
Christian Stettler
Peter Habacker *
Henrich Brightbill *
Georg Elias Amendt ?
Peter Fonderburgh *
Valentin Fonderburgh *
Johan Ada Schneider
Joseph Keller *
Johan Georf Lotz
Johannes Weinmuller
Jost Birkenstock
Georg Michel Grotz
Johan Leonhart Muller
Hans Georg Mayer
Joh. Jacob Schulmann
Conrad Weymiller
Andreas Mendung ?
Johan Simon Friess
Caspar Kuhner
Hans Martin Biller
Hans Jacob Pfarr *
Jams Adam Leidy *
Michael Underkoffer
Martin Mansperber
Johan Hermann Schaffer
Joh. Hen. Riemenschneider
Herry Bartholom. Shaffer
John Rudolph Auchenbach *
Michael Hubach
Andreas Hannewalt
Johan Ludwig Muller
Johan Conrad Ziegler
Johan Peter Schneider
Nicholaus Freitag
Elias Nicolas Bender
Jacob Nicolas Bender *
Johan Philip Schmeltzer
Dietrich Six *
Johan Frank
Georg Gunther
Peter Gunther
Wendel Lentz
Johannes Wiest
Hans Meyer
Ulrich Segen ?
Johann Rudolph
Jocob Kallady *
Georg Mattheis Weller
Jacob Hubach
Michael Strobel
Hans Schmauss ?
Joh. Mich. Geisselmann


  • From original German signature unless marked with *
  • * From name written by clerk
  • ? Original German signature difficult to decipher



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; pp.121-122.