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Barbara (Schenk) Horst (1681 - 1771)

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Barbara Horst formerly Schenk
Born in Switzerlandmap
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Died in Pennsylvaniamap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Oct 2010
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Categories: Groffdale Mennonite Brick Church Cemetery, Leola, Pennsylvania | Palatine Migrants.

Barbara (Schenk) Horst was a Palatine Migrant.
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Came to Pennsylvania from Palatinate Sep 21 1731 on the ship Britannica, her husband Michael ? died on the journey over. Settled in Lebanon Co with her son Joseph

Joseph Horst and family sailed from Rotterdam on the ship Brittania, sailed into Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 21 Sep. 1731.

Barbara Schenk Horst was a widow at the age of 40.

Birth: 1681

Death: AFT 1771 Pennsylvania

Burial: cenotaph at Groffdale Mennonite Brick Church Cemetery, Leola, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania[1]


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