Hans Jacob Histant

1727 May 6: Hans Jacob Histand signs letter 2262 (1,3) to the United Mennonite Church in Amsterdam regarding emigration of a group of Mennonites from the Sinsheim area to Pennsylvania (PA).

1727 May 20: Hans Jacob Hiestant signs letter 2263 (2,3) which identifies a group of ten families who are ready to emigrate to Pennsylvania. The [an error occurred while processing this directive] family is one of the ten.

1727 Sep 30: The emigrant group listed in letter 2263 arrives in Philadelphia on the ship Molly. (4)

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3. J. G. de Hoop Scheffer, Inventaris der Archiefstukken Berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente te Amsterdam (Eerste Stuk: Archief Betreffende de Doopsgezinden in 't Algemeen) (Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten Geschenke Aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883). Excerpts localhost/family/peo...ubs/1883/IAA/hs.html (2010 Sep 7). English: Inventory of Archival Records of the United Mennonite Church in Amsterdam (First Part: Archives Concerning the Mennonites in General).

4. Ralph Beaver Strassburger, "Re: Molly, 1727 Sep 30" in Pennsylvania German Pioneers, ed. William John Hinke, Vols. I-II (Norristown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1934), pp I 12-14, II 3. Also localhost/family/peo...4/1727-Molly/hs.html (2015 Aug 27).

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