Bernese Anabaptist and Their American Descendants

by Delbert Gratz,
Scottdale, Pa, Herald Press,
pub 1953


Old Bernese Anabaptist family; 1670 a Stauffer family from Eggiwil in the Emmental (BA 49); Also in Alsace (VA 38)

1710 Hans Stauffer expelled from Canton Bern 1685; to the Palatinate: to Pennsylvania settled with wife and 5 children in Berks Co. PA.

1720's 1730's Stover family in Shenandoah Valley Va.

1727 Ulrich and probabaly son Ulrich to Pennsylvania 27 Sep 1737 from Grosshochstetten, Canton Bern, Switz

Wife Lucia born Ramseyer; 6 children 4 Mary 1727, petitioned to emigrate with 1900 pounds to Pennsylvania; granted

Families in Pennsylvania., Maryland., Virginia., Ontario., Iowa


List of Swiss Emigrants in 18th Century to the American Colonies II Washington D. C. National Genealogical Society 1925

Pennsylvania German Pioneers by Ralph B. Strassburger and William J. Hinke editors, 3 Vol Norristown Pa, Penn. German Soc 1934.

From Scottdale, Pa Mennonite Pub House

Mennonite Encyclopedia 1952-1957

Mennonite Cyclopedic Dictonary by Daniel Kauffman

Contributed by Abigail Stover

First US Census

1850 Gilmer Co. Ga Census
1860 Gilmer Co. Ga Census
1870 Gilmer Co. Ga Census
1880 US Fannin Co Census

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