This is a list of my ancestors who immigrated to America.
Adam Goul: My 4th g-grandfather. About 1763 from Germany to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Adam was a young boy traveling onboard ship with his mother, father – Frederick, and a sister. All but Adam died on the voyage.
Adam Lutz: My 5th g-grandfather. (father-in-law of Adam Goul) about 1749 from Rotterdam on the Lydia. (source: Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine, Baptisms from the Church Book of German Reformed Church of Philadelphia)
Jacob Blazer (or Blaser): My 5th g-grandfather. Came from Baden (German) via Holland late 1700s and settled in the Shenandoah Valley. Traveled to Gallia County, Ohio and settled there by 1803. (source: Blazer Family History, credited to Dan Blazer and Aileen Blazer Rush – no date given)
James Arbuckle: My 6th g-grandfather. Born Glasgow, Scotland and died in Virginia. (source: Jacqueline Ann Richardson – no supporting documentation)
John Madison: My 9th g-grandfather. Born in England about 1620, died in Virginia. (source: Kenneth Soper – no supporting documentation)
Johannes Kohler (Caylor): My 4th g-grandfather. Born in Germany in mid 1700s, immigrated to Philadelphia on ship Britannia in August 1767. (source: paper sent by Ann Hastings from a paper received by Dr. Truman Caylor in a letter to Evelyn Caylor from a church paper.)
Johannes Kuntzi: My 6th g-grandfather. Surname later changed to Kinsey. Born in Switzerland about 1724 and died about 1761 in Berks County, Pennsylvania. (source: Robert Mark Sharp “The Kinsey Family”)
Hans Peter Wampler: My 6th g-grandfather. Born about 1722 in France and died in Frederick County, Maryland. Lived in Schuykill County, Pennsylvania by Sep 1743 when he married Anna Maria Brenneissen (also born in Germany). (source: World Family Tree – no supporting documentation)
John Miller: My 6th g-grandfather. Born in France in 1724 and was in Somerset County, Pennsylvania by Jan 1848 when he married Magdalena Lehman. (source: Rose Patrick – no supporting documentation)
Christian Yoder: My 6th g-grandfather. Born in Bern, Switzerland in 1722 and was in Berks County, PA. by 1752. (source: Greg Raven, Blickensderfer and related families – no supporting documentation)
Barbara Beiler: (Christian Yoder’s wife) My 6th g-grandmother. Also born in Bern, Switzerland about 1723. (source: Rose Patrick – no supporting documentation)
Unknown Amore: My 3rd g-grandfather. Born in England and was in New York by 1828 when my 2nd g-grandfather, William Amore, was born. (source: 1880 US Census, Franklin County, Coshocton County, Ohio, Enumeration District No. 45 – William Amore lists his father’s birthplace as England)
Peter Werts: My 5th g-grandfather. Born 1737 probably in Germany and married in 1758 in Maryland.
Rosina Feurstein: My 5th g-grandmother. Baptised in a Alsace, France and was married by 1768 in Maryland. Immigrated with her parents, Nicholas & Anna Catherina (Nonnenmacher) on the ship “Peggy”, captained by James Abercombie, Master. Arrived in Philadelphia from Rotterdam (where they left after fleeing Alsace) on September 24, 1753. (source: The Firestone Family History and German Pioneers to America, Passenger Listss)
Benjamin Maple: My 7th g-grandfather. Immigrated from Ipswich, England in 1864 on the ship “Friendship”. Ended up in Barbados as an indentured servant for four years. Afterwards, he went to New Jersey. This man and none of his descendents ever owned slaves. (source: Mark Freeman, Mostly Southern, no supporting documentation)
Those individuals that I have no supporting documentation for will have to be researched further until evidence is found of their immigration, marriages, deaths, etc.