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Lenart Arets (abt. 1670)

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Lenart Arets
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Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Lenart Arets has German Roots.


In the summer of 1683, Lenart left Rotterdam, immigrating to the Pennsylvania Province along with other Crefelders aboard the ship Concord. [1], [2], [3] On July 24, 1863, they embarked from Gravesend, England for America aboard the ship Concord (there were two Concord ships). The ship arrived in Philadelphia on 06 October, 1683. The voyage took 73 days.

Germantown Settlement
Lenart was one of the original 13 families which settled Germantown, comprising 33 who came to America on the Concord. [2]

The occupation of Lenart Arets, with others from Crefeld--Abraham, Dirck and Hermann Op den Graeff, Abraham Tunes, and Jan Lensen-- was a linen weaver. [4]

Lenart was a German Quaker. On 20 March 1681 in Crefeld, Lenart signed (as Lenart Arents) a Quaker marriage document and all of the signatories belonged to the Quaker congregation. [1]

Research Notes


The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography (The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1877-)
Niepoth, Wilhelm. The Ancestry of the Thirteen Krefeld Emigrants of 1683
Conrad. Thones Kunders and his children

  1. 1.0 1.1 Niepoth: Page 88.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Ship Passengers Mentioned in Merion MM Minutes; Chester County, PA," ( Accessed 07 May 2017), Yvonne Prough. U.S. Genealogical Web Archives.
  3. Conrad: p. 6.
  4. Pennsylvania Magazine: Vol. IV, Page 18.

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