A History of The Lutheran Church in New Hanover, Montgomery County, Penna

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The Congregation, 1910 - Church buildings - 710 pages
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Contents

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Page 244 - Lives Lies at Stake With us and our poor Wives & Children that is more to us than Life. Therefore, We the humble Petitioners hereof, Do Desire An Answer from your Excellency By ye Bearer with Speed, so no more at present from your poor afflicted People Whose names are here Subscribed.
Page 102 - Mach End, o HErr, mach Ende An aller unsrer Not ! Stärk unser Füss und Hände, Und lass bis in den Tod Uns allzeit deiner Pflege Und Treu empfohlen sein, So gehen unsre Wege Gewiss zum Himmel ein.
Page 8 - It has already been suggested that the extremely high rate of growth in photo-engraving may be explained, in part at least, by the fact that it is a new industry.
Page 243 - We think It fit to address your Excellency for Relief for your Excellency must Know That we have Sufered and Is Like to Sufer By the Ingians they have fell upon ye Back Inhabitors about falkner's Swamp & New Coshahopin.
Page 263 - From 1854 to 1859 he was a member of the lower branch of the State Legislature, serving as Speaker for three of those years.
Page 84 - ... Stoever (a native of Frankenburg in Hesse) and Gertraudt (family name not given), born in Amt Solingen. When he was six years of age he learned to read German perfectly in four weeks under his father's direction. After this he also commenced to study Latin under his father. Subsequently he received private instruction in Latin and Greek from four pastors successively named, H. Nicolaus Muentz, H. Samuel Bratschisch, H. Valentine Kraft and H. Antonius Pfaffman, and later in the languages named,...
Page 32 - ... that John Henry Sprogell, one of their Community and Persuasion, being at that time possessed of a large Quantity of land in these parts, did willingly make a...
Page 259 - ... Valen tine Geiger, was even more prominent in this congrega tion's affairs. The most satisfactory account we have of him is that given by HM Miihlenberg in his report from 1754-1765, sent to Halle. According to this statement he had lived in this country forty-five years and was seventyseven years old at the time of his death, so that he must have been thirty-two years old when he came. The statement that he had been one of Miihlenberg's hearers for twenty years would indicate that his death...
Page 245 - Indians That Several Families have Left their Plantations with what Effects they Could Possibly Carry away; Women in Child bed being forced To Expose themselves To Coldness of ye air...
Page 245 - Petition of the Frontier Inhabitants of ye County of Philadelphia humbly Sheweth "Whereas Your Petitioners are at Present so Alarmed by a Nois of...

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