The New World

I.   Continuing From Ibersheim

While our ancestors were living in Ibersheim, this was not ... Read More

II.   William Penn

William Penn (October 14, 1644 – July 30, 1718) was ... Read More

III.   A Bold Proposal and Deal

Admiral Penn is now close to death and cannot bear ... Read More

IV.   The Birth of the Province of Pennsylvania

In 1682, the year after King Charles II of England ... Read More

V.   Selling the Idea

Scene along the Pequea Creek, Lancaster County, PA.Photo credit: ... Read More

VI.   Departure for The New World

In this post we share what we know to be ... Read More

VII.   Arrival

The South East Prospect of the City of Philadelphia ... Read More

VIII.   The First Brubachers in Canada

In the late 1700’s and early 1800’s, many Pennsylvania Mennonites ... Read More