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German Lutherans

Lutherans are Protestants who follow Martin Luther's religious teachings, especially the doctrine of justification by faith alone.
Church Place
Canfield Lutheran Canfield Township, Trumbull County (later Mahoning), Ohio
Dunkels  
Heidelberg Union Church 1757 Heidelberg Township, Northampton (now Lehigh), County Pennsylvania
Heidelberg Union Church 1768  
Hill Evangelical Lutheran Church or Quitophahilla. North Annville Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Moravian York County Pennsylvania
Mt. Pisgah Lawrenceville, Clark County, Ohio
Scholosser's Reformed North Whitehall Township, Northampton (now Lehigh) County, Pennsylvania
St. Jacob's Old Stone Codorus Township, York County, Pennsylvania
Towamensing Towamensing Township, Carbon County, Pennsylvania
1798 Towamensing Records  
Zion Moselem Richmond Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania
 
     
 
 

The American Revolution was ended in 1783 when the Treaty of Paris was signed.

Military Unit Place
1776 Hoover's Company  
1776 Kern's Muster Northampton, Pennsylvania
1776 McDonnel's Company  
1776 Reader's Company  
1782 Kessler's Company  
1785 Wampler's Company  
 
 
 
 
   
1738 The Robert and Alice  
1781 Heidelberg Township  
1800 Early Settlers in Germantownship  
1812 Clark County Soldiers  
1812 Heidelberg Township  
1820 German Township  
Clark County, Ohio  
Mad River Township, Champaign County, Ohio  
Towamensing Township  
   
 
 

 

 

Many settlers in the Shenandoah Valley were Germans from Pennsylvania called the "Shenandoah Deitsch."
Name Lived in  
Alspach    
Baker Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Luray, Page County, Virginia
Clark County, Ohio
 
Bauman Marlborough Township, Montgomery (was Philadelphia) County, Pennsylvania
Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County, Pennsylvania
 
Bilger    
Bloss Heidelberg Township Northampton County (now Lehigh County), Pennsylvania  
Bolin    
Branstetter Berks County, Pennsylvania
Northampton (now) Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
 
Dreisbach Lehigh Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania  
Foltz    
Friermood    
Gramm    
Handwerk    
Henkle    
Hullinger    
Hunsicker    
Kemmerer    
Kenoyer North Codorus Township, York County, Pennsylvania  
Kern    
Kessler North Codorus Township, York County, Pennsylvania
Rockingham County, Virginia
German Township, Clark County, Ohio
 
Kibler    
Kiblinger Virginia
Clark County, Virginia
 
Krum or Crum    
Kunkel    
Loudenback Shenandoah, Virginia
Clark & Champaign Counties, Ohio
 
Maggart    
Nawman    
Neff    
Ohl    
Pence    
Peter    
Printz Virginia & Ohio  
Rockel Clark County, Ohio  
Rust    
Ryman    
Sager    
Sample Clark County, Ohio  
Seybert Salem Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania  
Solt    
Taylor Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Fairfield, Bath Township, Greene County, Ohio
Anna, Dinsmore Township, Shelby County, OhioPerry Township, Shelby County, Ohio
Salem Township, Shelby County, Ohio
McLean County, Illinois
Somerset, Warren County, Iowa
 
Truby    
Xander Clark County, Ohio  
     
The Palatinate is a region in south-western Germany. Many thousands of Palatine immigrants were driven out of Germany by war, famine, despotic rule and disease. They were attracted to Pennsylvania by the first settlers who sent back favorable reports.

 

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