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Posted by: Cathy Farrell (ID *****9307) Date: January 21, 2011 at 12:55:06
In Reply to: Re: JACOB FERREE by Dorothea Leonard of 1405


DAVID or JOHN or DANIEL FERREE was born about 1647 in. of, France. He died before 1708 in Lindau, Bavaria, Germany. He married MARIE or MARIA WARRENBAUR in 1669 in , , France.

MARIA or MARIA WARRENBAUR was born about 1650 in Landau, France. She died in 1716 in Conestoga, Chester, Pa.

Blackburn book, 929.273/B562g, pg. 390

Passport application to leave German:Bittingheim, 10 Mar 1708
Whereas: Maria, Daniel Fuehre's widow, and her son Daniel Ferie, with his wife and six children, in view of improving their condition and in furtherance of their prosperity, purpose to emigrate from Steinweiller, in the Mayorality of Bittingheim, High Bailiwick Germersheim, via Holland and England to the island of Pennsylvaia to reside there. They have requested an accredited certificate, tht they have left the town of Steinweiler with the knowledge of the proper authorities, and have deported themselves, and without cause for censure and are indebiteded to no one, and not subject to vassalage, being duly solicited it has been thought proper to grant their petition, declaring that the above named persons are not moving away clandestinely. That during the time their father, the widow and children resided in this place they behaved themselves so piously and honestly that it would have been highly gratifying to us to see them them remain along (with) us; that they are not subject to bodily bondage, the Mayorality not being subject to vassalage, they have also paid for their permission to emigrate. Mr. Fisher, the Mayor of Steinweiler, being expressly interrogated, it has been ascertained that they are not liable for any debts. In witness whereof I have, in the absence of the Councellor of the Palatinate, etc., signed these presents, and given the same to the persons who intended to emigrate, J. P. Dietrich, Court Clerk (Printed in 974.8/D2c.
They sailed to London and sailed with the LeFevres on the ship “Transport Globe”, arriving in N. Y. 31 Dec. 1708. They lived in Kingston, N. Y. then moved with their Huguenot friends to Lancaster County, Pa. She is characterized as being a forceful and outstanding woman.



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...DANIEL LaVERRE (FERREE) is thought to have been born about 1646 in Picardy, France and thought to have a wealthy silk manufacturer. His family was listed in the Patrician ranks of French nobility. DANIEL married MARIE WARENBUER. Their home and business were located in Landau, Bavaria, which was then a part of France. They became the parents of six children: DANIEL, CATHERINE, MARY, JOHN, JANE and PHILIP...

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