Veronica _____

1686 ca.: Born.

Hans Scherer marries Veronica _____ (1, p19)

  1711 ca.: Samuel
  1712 ca.: Susannah
  1712 ca.: Esther
               Others...?

The birth dates above are calculated from ages at the time of immigration. (2, p14) (3)

Hans dies before Veronica emigrates to Pennsylvania. (1, p19)

1732 Aug 11: Veronica (age 46) arrives in Philadelphia on the ship Samuel from Rotterdam along with her children, a son Samuel (age 21) and two married daughters Susannah Scherer Good (age 20), and Esther Scherer Burkhalter (age 20). (2, p14) (3)

1732 Aug 14: The Pennsylvania Gazette of Benjamin Franklin announces the arrival of the Samuel. (4)

Notes

1. Jane Evans Best and Howard C. Francis, "Six Good Families of Early Lancaster County, Pennsylvania" in Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage, Vol. XII, No. 3 (Lancaster, PA: Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 1989 Jul), p11-28. Also www.dgatx.com/family/peo.../1989/6Goods/hs.html (2014 Jun 24). Jacob Good (GA), Hans Heinrich Guth (GB), Peter Good (GC), Peter Good (GD), Robert Good (GE), Steffan Good (GF), Lancaster Co., PA.

2. Jerold A. Stahly, "The Family of Jacob Oberholtzer (1704-1755) of Brecknock Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania" in Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage (Lancaster, PA: Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 1989 Apr).

3. Ralph Beaver Strassburger, "Samuel, 1732 Aug 11" in Pennsylvania German Pioneers, ed. William John Hinke, Vols. I-II (Norristown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1934). Pages for Samuel, 1732 Aug 11 www.dgatx.com/family/peo.../1732-Samuel/hs.html (2011 Jan 25).

4. "Re: Arrival of Ship Samuel" in The Pennsylvania Gazette (1732 Aug 7-14). Selections www.dgatx.com/family/peo...732/08-07-14/hs.html (Newspapers.com). The Pennsylvania Gazette.

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