Categories: Palatine Migrants.
List of foreigners imported in the ship Samuel, of London, Hugh Percy, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified Aug. 17, 1733.
Jerick Rouk, Senr. 48 (abt 1685) Catharina Rouk 46 (abt 1687) Jerick Rouk. Junr. 24 (abt 1709) Hans Jacob Rouk 17 (abt 1716) Michael Rouk 10 (abt 1723) Maria Eve Rouk 8 (abt 1725)
George (Hans George) RUCH (ROUK) (The_Jr.), son of George (Hans George) RUCH (ROUK) (The Sr.) and Catharina REISS was born in Northern Alsace (now France) in 1709.
He came to America with his father's family on the ship Samuel arriving in Philadelphia on August 17, 1733 and settled with his father's family in Whitehall Township of old Bucks (later Northampton, now Lehigh) County Pennsylvania.
He became a Naturalized British subject at the courthouse in Philadelphia on February 2, 1745. He was listed in this record of naturalization as a resident of the Bucks County.
Probate records indicate that by about 1750 he was living somewhere within Upper Milford Township (later to be part of Lehigh County in Pennsylvania).
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