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Adam Emigrated to the United States from Bern Switzerland to the United States most likely to the Port of Philidelphia or New York City in 1758. .
He was first found in records in the Robeson tax records for the year 1764. As a single Freeman at least 21 years old.
In 1772 he obtained a warrant and survey from the Proprietors which were heirs of William Penn. This got him 100 acres in Buck's County, Pennsylvania which he sold back in 1773. .
Adam fought in the Colonial Forces during the Revolutionary War there's some debate about which unit. One May 2, 1777 Adam's name shows up on page 201 in names of those that took the oath of allegiance in Berk's County, PA. 
He was buried at Saint Michael's Cemetery in Perry County, Pennsylvania 
Adam also has a marker at Barner Family Cemetery 
Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania, Land Warrants, 1733-1987 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Index of Early Pennsylvania Land Warrants, 1733–1987, from the Pennsylvania State Archives. Stevens, Pennsylvania: Ken McCrea, 2010.
U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission; Records of the Office of the Comptroller General, RG-4; Tax & Exoneration Lists, 1762-1794; Microfilm Roll: 325.
Year: 1800; Census Place: Greenwood, Cumberland, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 38; Page: 60; Image: 38; Family History Library Film: 363341.
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On 4 Jun 2017 at 01:01 GMT Abby (Brown) Glann wrote:
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