Conrad Weiser Homestead Pennsylvania trail of history guide by Bradley, John

Cover of: Conrad Weiser Homestead | Bradley, John

Published by Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, Pa .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Womelsdorf (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Pennsylvania.

Subjects:

  • Weiser, Conrad, 1696-1760.,
  • Conrad Weiser House (Womelsdorf, Pa.),
  • Pioneers -- Pennsylvania -- Biography.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Indians of North America -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Womelsdorf (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.,
  • Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 48).

Book details

Statementtext by John Bradley ; photographs by Kyle R. Weaver.
GenreBiography.
SeriesPennsylvania trail of history guides
ContributionsWeaver, Kyle R.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF159.W82 B73 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3941908M
ISBN 100811727394
LC Control Number2001020224

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Conrad Weiser returned to his own people towards the end of July On Novemat the age of 24, Weiser married the young German girl Anna Eve Feck (Faeg).

In the couple followed the Susquehanna River south out of New York and settled their young family on a farm in Tulpehocken near present-day Reading, Pennsylvania.

The account book of Conrad Weiser, Berks County, Pennsylvania, Translation. (UPA Vg v) Narrative of a journey from Tulpehocken, in Pennsylvania, to Onondago, the headquarters of the Six nations of Indians, made in by Conrad Weiser. Translation. (Va) At other institutions. Conrad Weiser Homestead A major landholder, farmer, tanner, and businessman, Weiser remained active in local affairs until the end of his life.

He served as a magistrate for Lancaster County and helped to found the town of Reading in and Berks County inwhich he. The Weiser family: a genealogy of the family of John Conrad Weiser, the elder (d. ) Prepared on the two hundred fiftieth anniversary of his arrival in America, by John Conrad Weiser Family Association; Weiser, Frederick S.

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Keeping a "true Corrispondence" between Indians and colonists in colonial Pennsylvania required skilled negotiators, and on the colonial side of the fence, there was no one better than Conrad Weiser.

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