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 Peter Good (GC) family is one of the ten.

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

Notes

1. "Re: Letter 1727 May 6 to Hermanus Schijn from Peter Kolb et al. at Manheim" in United Mennonite Church in Amsterdam Archive (Amsterdam City Archives, Private Archive 565.A, Item 2262, 2014 Jan 21). Also www.dgatx.com/family/peo...2/2014-02-20/hs.html (2014 Feb 20). Peter Kolb, Hans Borchhalter, Hans Jacob Histand, Mannheim.

2. "Re: Letter 1727 May 20 to Hermanus Schijn from Jacob Schnebli et al. at Manheim" in United Mennonite Church in Amsterdam Archive (Amsterdam City Archives, Private Archive 565.A, Item 2263, 2014 Jan 21). Also www.dgatx.com/family/peo...3/2016-02-23/hs.html (2015 Sep 5). Manheim Emigrants of 1727. Signers: Peter Kolb, Hans Borghalter, Hans Jacob Hiestant.

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 www.dgatx.com/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 www.dgatx.com/family/peo...4/1727-Molly/hs.html (2015 Aug 27).

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