Hans Henrich (Henry) Hofmann 1712 – 1783 71 yrs. The Immigrant Ship “Hope” (Galley) Timeline 1712 22 September, born in Germany His family was from the village of Bockseifen in the Parish of […]
The Little Fork Colony by: Dr. B. C. Holtzclaw The Second Colony from Nassau-Siegen near Jeffersonton, Culpeper Co., VA. The First definite reference to this Colony is found in the report and diary of Brother […]
Hans Henrich Hofmann was christened on 22 Sept 1712. He was from Bockseifen, a very small village about two miles north of Freudenberg. In the Eighteenth Century it was in the parish of Freudenberg. He […]
Journey of our family from the old world to the new world The journey to America was divided into three stages; the first part was down the Rhine to Rotterdam, which was slow and time […]
Birth 1712, 22 Sept Bocksiefen, Westphalia. Immigrated to Philadelphia on the ship "Hope" in 1734 with his new wife Anna.
Example of article published on the arrival of an immigrant ship Ship: St. Andrew Captain: Robert Brown Master Arrival: Charleston SC, Dec 31, 1744 The passengers on the 1744 voyage of the St. Andrew may […]
A list of the Passengers on Board the Ship Hope Galley, Daniel Reed, Comandr. [Qualified Sepr 23d 1734.] MENS NAMES – AGES Jacobus Bowman 28 Bernhartus Richard 29 Fredrick Kufer 63 Jacob Koser […]
The following letter gives some details about the passage of the immigrant ship “Hope” in 1734. David Seipt – An Immigrant’s Letter, 1734 Note: The original of the following letter, written by David Seipt, was […]