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Re: John Michael Messner phildelphia 1743
Posted by: Gerd Hemminger Date: March 13, 2002 at 10:05:44
In Reply to: John Michael Messner phildelphia 1743 by Michelle Roach of 159

Is it possible your ancestors actually came from Brötzingen, near Pforzheim? This is across the Rhine from Alsace. I have been studying the Mössner line from there as it is my grandmother's. Some of them emigrated to Philadelphia in 1738 aboard the Friendship.

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