GERBER GARBER GARVER

REFERENCES


Abstracts of Church Records of South Central Pa., Book 1, Vol 5, Christ Lutheran. [Family B].

Adams, Dorothy M.K. Myers History. Some Descendants of Hans Meier of Pequea, Lancaster Co., Pa. (1987).

Africa, J. Simpson. History of Huntingdon and Blair Counties, Pennsylvania (1883), pp. 12, 61-63, 104-107: Bachelor Christian Garber of Hollidaysburg. [Family DA].

Anderson, B., D.B. Lapp and M. Darlington, Index to Chester County, Pa. Wills and Intestate Records, 1713-1850 (1970). [Family F].

Andrews, George W. Schäublin and Thommen Emigrants from the Canton of Basel, Switzerland, Akron, Pa. (1996), pp. 20 and 46: Woolrick (Ulrich) Shively and Elizabeth, his wife, daughter of Jacob Thommen, of Zeglingen. [Family E].

Ayars, Walter F., III. Lancaster Diary 1776 (1976); John Garber was in Capt. Bell's Company. [Family DA].

Baer, Willis N. The Genealogy of Henry Baer. (1955). Abraham L. Garver (1859-1920), physician, Roaring Springs, Pa. Descendants of [F271] John Garver and Sarah Eby. [Family F].

Bankert, J.A. Digges' Choice Land Tracts. [Family AC]: pp 1-3: "Batchelor's Choice" tract.

Bare, Daniel M. and Robert B. Genealogy of Johannes Baer, 1749-1910. (1910). pp. 238-239 lists families of F271 John Garver and F2715 George Garver m. Anna Bare.

Bates, M.S. and F.E. Wright. York County, Pennsylvania Church Records of the 18th Century, Vol. 2 (1991). pp. 62, 113: First Reformed and Trinity First Reformed Church, City of York; pp. 278-283, 143, 147: Records of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, City of York; p. 101: Strayers Lutheran Church [Family B]; pp. 23, 64: Records of First Moravian Church, City of York [Family BA].

Beidelman, William. The Story of the Pennsylvania Germans. Express Book Print. Easton, Pa. (1898).

Beiler, Allen R. Beiler/ Byler Surname. The Missing Family Group of Pioneer Jacob Beiler. MFH (Oct. 1991).

Beiler, John M. Correspondence dated Oct. 8, 1997, Nov. 18, 1997, and Jan. 20, 1998. [Families C, E, F, G, OA].

Beiler, Joseph F. "Eighteenth Century Amish in Lancaster County," Mennonite Research Journal, v.XVII, no.4 (Oct 1976, Jan 1977, Apr 1977). [Families C, E, F].

Beiler, Joseph F. "Our Fatherland in America. The Garber Family." The Diary of the Old Order Amish (May, June and July, 1976 [Families C, E, F, O, P].

Beiler, Joseph F. "The Stoltzfus Family in the Millcreek; The Gerber Family; The King (Koenig) Family." The Diary of the Old Order Amish (May 1971). [Family O].

Bell, Herbert C. History, Leitersburg District, Washington County, Md. (1898). [Family LB].

Bender, H.S. et al. The Mennonite Encyclopedia. Mennonite Publishing House. Scottdale, Pa. (1956). pp 478-479: Gerber (in Europe); Samuel Gerber (b. 1863, Carlock, McLean Co., Ill.); Walti Gerber

Best, Jane Evans. Hiestand Family: An Update. MFH (Apr. 1993).

Best, Jane Evans and Howard C. Francis. Six Good Families of Early Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage, xii, 3 (July 1989). [Family AC].

Bittinger, Emmert F. "The Jacob and Varena Bowman Family," Mennonite Family History (Jul 1997), p. 125. [Family AC].

Black Rock Church of the Brethren, Brodbecks, Pa., Dedication Oct 10, 1965. Historical Sketch by N.S. Sellers: in 1738 organized as "Little Conewago", later changed to "Upper Codorus", in 1963 changed to "Black Rock".

Bowen, B.F., publisher. Biographical Memoirs of Jay Co., Indiana (1901). p. 337: J.B. Garber, M.D., grandson of [AC192] Samuel Garber.

Brubacher, Jacob N. The Brubacher Genealogy (1884).

Brumbaugh, G.M. Lists of Swiss Emigrants in the Eighteenth Century to the American Colonies, v. 2 (1925). [Family T].

Burgert, A.K. Eighteenth Century Emigrants from the Northern Alsace to America. Picton Press (1992). [Family G]. Records from Neiderbronn.

Byler, J.M. (letter dated Sep 1996). [Families C, E, F].

Byler, Ruth M. Early Days of Kishacocuillas Seminary Recalled. The Valley Observer, Belleville, Pa. Wed. Jun 9, 1976. Describes Abraham Benjamin Garver's store. [Family F].

Cemetery list at LMHS: Garber Cemetery, Upper Leacock Twp. [Family E].

Census: 1780 Pennsylvania Carver Garber Garver Gerber Kerber Kerver

Census 1790 York Co., Pa.

Census: 1800 Dauphin Co., Pa., p. 237: John Knoop, John Kurtz, David Garber.

Chapman Bros. Portrait Biographical Album of Greene and Clarke Counties, Ohio (Chicago, 1890), p. 857: John N. Garver [LB fam].

Church of the Brethren Encyclopedia (1984). [Family AB]. pp. 528-530: Aaron Leedy Garber; Abraham Garber; Daniel Garber (Gerber); David Benjamin Garber; Henry Garber; John H. Garber (Gerber); Levi Leedy Garber; Ora W. Garber; Samuel Garber; Garber (Garver, Gerber) Family; Garbers Ch. of the Brethren, Va.

Clark, W.B. in Pa. Magazine, v. 57, p. 303 indicates that John Reed's unit on Aug 15, 1776 "was encamped at Garber's Mills. [Family DA].

Closson, Bob & Mary. Lancaster Co., Pa. Pennsylvania Cemetery Surname Index (1988).

Codorus Church of the Brethren (date?). [Family AB]; pp 166-168: Henry Neff.

Converse, Kyle. Jan 11, 1998 conversation notes: [ZA] family; Frank Gerber, founder of Gerber Baby Food; Gerber Products; fam. history. File includes history from web site http://ncats.newaygo.mi.us/gerber; and Dec 17, 1997 letter to Van Hindes.

Cooper, H. Austin. Two Centuries of Brothers Valley Church of the Brethren (1962). p. 376: [AB1] Elder John Garber became minister at Brothers Valley in 1771 and moved to Beaver Dam, Md. in 1778. Also pp. 126-129 and 201: [AB1] at Stony Creek; p. 217: moved to Beaver Dam in 1772; p. 353: list of ministers; pp. 376-377: migrations to Virginia - see note of Roberta Herbert.

Coventry Twp. Tax Records 1693-1747: [Family AC].

Darke Co., Ohio, Brown Twp. pp. 719-720: L.C. Garver (b. 1842, Washington Co., Md.) m. 1865 Charlotte Warvel; son of Isaac Garver, d. at barn raising, 1854. [?possibly AB, LB, or SB fam].

Davis, Richard Warren. "Swiss and German Mennonite Immigrants from the Palatinate, 1718-1726." Mennonite Family History (Apr 1994), p. 85. [Family AB].

Davis, Richard Warren. Emigrants, Refugees and Prisoners (An Aid to Mennonite Family Research). Vol. 1. (Provo, UT: 1995). Gerber Family "A", Casper, Hans, Christian And Michael Gerber, Brothers From Langnau In Early 1500s. Family "B", Ulrich Gerber, Of Steffisburg, Born Ca 1605. Family "C", Hans Gerber, Of Rothenbach, Born Ca 1670. Family "D", Niclaus Gerber, Of Langnau, Born Ca 1642. Family "E", Michael Gerber, Of Eggiwil, Born Ca 1655. [Families A, AC].

Davis, Richard Warren. Emigrants, Refugees and Prisoners. Vol. II. (Provo, UT: 1997). Census lists, Pfalz (1698 and 1709); reconstructed ship lists (1727-1776); family genealogies.

Dull, Keith A. Early German Settlers of York County Pennsylvania, pp. 183-184, Manchester Twp. [Families B, BA]; p. 333: Henry Neff family.

Dyke, Samuel E. The Pennsylvania Rifle (1974). p. 6. A musket owned by Michael Gerber of Leacock Twp. purchased and confiscated for the Rev. War on Aug 8, 1777. [Family E].

Early Memories of Saugatuck, Michigan. pp. 157-159: [ZA26] Daniel Gerber, ancestor of Gerber Baby Food founder.

Eash, Sam T. and George C. Cross, Family Record of John Garver and Elizabeth Kauffman with Four Generations of their Descendants (1967). John Garver (Garber), 1786-1865, moved from Juniata Co., Pa. to Elkhart, Ind. Eash [erroneously?] speculates that his John (#1) is the grandson of [F2] John Garver (Garber) of DJH Family 7173. [Family O].

Edward, Morgan. Baptists in Pennsylvania, both British and German (1770), Vol I, pp. 74-79. [Family E].

Egeland, Janice A. Descendants of Christian Fisher and other Amish-Mennonite Pioneer Families (1972). Includes the [F2346] Eva (Garver) Stoltzfus line. [Family F].

Egle, William H. Notes and Queries, Historical and Genealogical, (Pa. State Library: 1899...). A wealth of buried information, but some authors claim it is full of inaccuracies. [Families B, DA, G, H, O].

Ellis, Franklin and Samuel Evans, History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia: 1883), p. 890. [Families A, E].

Eshleman, H.F. Swiss and German Settlers of Pennsylvania (1917).

Evans, Melvern, Jr. The Perils of German Immigration to Mid-eighteenth Century Pennsylvania. JLCHS (1983).

Filbin. Title? (date?).

Flory, R. F. Lest We Forget and Tales of Yester-Years. Vol. 11 (1974). Donnels Creek Church. Clark Co., Ohio. [Family AB].

Fulton, E.J. and B.K. Mylin. An Index to the Will Books and Intestate Records of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. 1729-1850 (1936). Forty six entries with the surname Garber or Gerber are found.

Gager, William H. A Genealogy of Some Garbers and Zents of Richland Co. (Ohio: 1975). Traces the genealogy of Samuel Garber (b. ca. 1775) who moved from York Co., Pa. to Richland Co., O. [Family SB?].

Garber, Allan A. The Christian Gerber Family of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage, Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society (July 1985). [Family A].

Garber, Allan A. The Descendants of Christian S. & Anna Garber of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. (Edmonton, Canada: Garber Historical Associates, 1985). [Family A].

Garber, Allan A. Letter of Dec 11, 1997 to SRG: Group sheets for [A], [C], [E], [F], and [T].

Garber, Clark M. Garber Family, v.1, no.1 (1937), v.1, no.2 (1938), v.1, no.3 (1939). Summarizes Gerbers on Rupp's lists [Families AB, SB].

Garber, Clark M. The Garber Historical and Genealogical Record, v.III (1964). [Families AB, SB].

Garber, Dean K. Ancestors of Jacob and Esther Garber and their Descendants (1970). [Families GBC].

Garber, Dean K. Garber Family (1972). Supplement to Garber (1964).

Garber, Sam Early Michael Garber Lines (Jun 29, 1997); also a 5-page outline titled Garber, the family of Michael Garber, Sr. [Family DA].

Garber, Samuel [E21]. Family Bible Record, York, Pa.

Garber, Virginia Armistead. Harman-Garber Record (1910), LDS Film No. 0928006, Item 1: she claims family tradition which suggested that [DA3] Michael Garber, Sr. immigrated from Germany with Michael Harman, as small boys.

Garver, Clara. Letter dated Jan 10, 1943. Gives Garver Family history from [F234] David and Fanny. [Family F].

Garver, E.E. Souvenir: Garver-Walker Reunion (1903). Obtained from G. Holdt Garver of Naples, Fla. Family line is traced from the same Christian Garver of Garver, Melchora (1942). [Family LB].

Garver, J.T. Paper Read by J.T. Garver at the Garver Reunion, Pleasant Home, Ohio, September 9th, 1897 (1897) lists 5 children: John, Samuel, Nancy, Jacob F., and Christian. [Families LB, B].

Garver, Lois. Louis Garver (1852-1923) and The Garvers in America, 1730- (Dallas, Texas: 1987). Address: Lois Garver, 801 La Prada, Apt. 230, Garland, Texas 75043. [Family LB].

Garver, Melchora letter to Lois Garver (1942), with attachments: (1) re: Christian Garver and (2) "Revolutionary War Record of Christian Garver" for DAR. This Christian d. ca. 1800 in Leitersburg, Md. [Family LB].

Gerber, Bill. Aug 14, 1993 letter, 16 Princess Ave., N. Chelmsford, MA 01863, with a 4-p attachment Descriptive Chronology of the Johann Christof Gerber and Elisabeth Madori Family. [Family ZA].

Gerber, David K. and William E. Gerber, Jr. Johann Christof Gerber, Journeyman, Saxony - Switzerland - Pennsylvania, in German Genealogical Digest (Winter 1994). [Family ZA].

Gerber, E.P. Historical Sketches of Seven Generations. Descendants of [ZF] Deacon Michael Gerber. 1763-1938. Kidron, Ohio. (1938).

Gibble, Phares B. History and Genealogy of the Brubaker, Brubacher, Brewbaker Family in America. Vol I. Eastern Pennsylvania Brubaker Association. Lititz, Pa. (1979) and Index to History and Genealogy of the Brubaker, Brubacher, Brewbaker Family in America. Vol II. Eastern Pennsylvania Brubaker Association. Lititz, Pa. (1978).

Gingerich, Hugh F. and Rachel W. Kreider, Amish and Mennonite Genealogies (Pequea Publishers, Gordonville, Pa.: 1986. [Families A, F, O].

Gleim, Elmer Q. The History and Families of the Black Rock Church of the Brethren (1738-1988) (1987). [Family AB]; pp 27-29: Batchelor's Choice settlement; p 43: Martin Garber; pp 60-61: [AB1] John Garber family.

Gregory, Cora (Garber). Mohler-Garber Family History (1921). Descendants of Levi Garber of Virginia and his son Martin (b. 1793); these descendants are actually those of AB11 Samuel Garber and AB118 Martin. [Family AB].

Gruber family file. "Gruber" is a distinct family name in Europe; however, isolated misspellings of "Gerber" as "Gruber" have been found. See M.A. Gruber, Gruber Genealogy (Pennsylvania) (July 1926) - LDS Film # 0860454, Item 5; and --, History of Berks County, Pennsylvania (--), pp. 1004-1006.

Hafer, Donna, 182 Deacon Dr., Norristown, Pa. 19403, query in Mennonite Family History (Jul 1986). [Family I?].

Harris, Alex. A Biographical History of Lancaster County (1872), p.230. [Family A].

Hawbaker, G.T. and C.L. Groff. A New Index. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania before the Federal Census.

Heckman, D.R. & Bros. The History of the Heckman Family (1911). pp. 16-17: Family of F27 David Garver of Letterkenny Twp., Franklin Co., Pa.

Hegyessy, Harold M., Jr. Tracing an early Tritt Pennsylvania Ancestor to European Homes in Alsace Germany and Switzerland. German Genealogical Digest, v.4, No. 2 (1988). "Some tips on Swiss tracing".

Heinicke, Milton H. History of Ephrata (1974), v. 7, p. 10s. [Family E].

Henckel Genealogy. pp. 933-934: Christian Garver m. Elizabeth Hinkle Weibling (2nd husb.), child William Christian Garver (b. Oct 31, 1824, Manchester, Carroll Co., Md) moved with parents in 1839 from Hanover, Pa. to Holmes Co., Ohio. [? likely AB, LB, or SB fam].

Henry, J. Maurice. History of the Church of the Brethren in Maryland (1983). [Family AB]; p. 26: 1790 census; p 229-233: [AB1] John Garber.

Herbert, Roberta Miller. Research Notes. Include many transactions of [AB] and [AC] families

Hertzler Genealogy. Family 262: ancestors of Catharine Holley m. to [F23] Isaac Garber. Dr. Hans Blank (ancestor of Catherine Holley) and the persecution of his family in Switzerland. [Family F].

Hess, John. Family Record (1880).

History of Frederick Co., Md. [Family AB]; pp 460-461: Elder John Garber [son of Martin I] in 1828 furnished money for Beaver Dam Church.

History of Jefferson Co., Indiana. pp. 218-219: [DA32e] Col. Michael C. Garber, proprietor of the Madison Courier, anti-slavery, m. Ellinor Schell.

Hoover, Harry M. The Huber-Hoover Family History. Mennonite Publishing House. Scottsdale, Pa. (1928).

Hostetler, Rev. Harvey. Descendants of Jacob Hochstettler (1977). [Family F].

Juniata County Historical Society. Juniata: A County for All Seasons. (1984).

Kahler, Erich. The Germans. Edited by Robert and Rita Kimber. Princeton University Press. Princeton, New Jersey (1974).

Kauffman, S. Duane. "Miscellaneous Amish Mennonite Documents," Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage (Jul 1979); see also MacMaster (1985), p 71. [Family E].

Keidal, George C. Dr. Abram P. Garber: A Biographical Sketch. Papers Read Before the Lancaster County Historical Society, 18 (Oct 2, 1914), pp. 199-217. Keidal is probably in error stating that Christian's father was John Gerber whose will was proved Jun 6, 1748 in Lancaster Co. with a brother Nicholas whose Feb 24, 1748 will was also proved on Jun 6, 1748 in Lancaster Co. and perhaps another brother who settled in Virginia. See progenitors [AB] and [AC]. [Family A].

Keller, J.G. The Garver Family (1889). Traces the descendants of [B1] Jacob F. Gerber, ancestor of the Garvers who settled near Decatur, Ill.; also, two sons of [LB] Christian Gerber of Maryland;claims that Jacob Gerber emigrated from Switzerland about 1730 and had 5 children (he lists 4). [Families LB, B].

King, Ruth Gerber. Bishop Samuel Gerber: A Brief Look at the Lives and Times of His Ancestors, Family, and Descendants (1991). [Family ZG].

Kriebel, H.W. (ed.) The Perkiomen Region, Vol. xii, No. 3 and 4 (Oct. 1934), pp. 163-164. Upper and Lower Providence Land Grants. 94 acres in the Markham Tract in 1759 to Benedict Gerber (H-6-43 and H-17-273, Philadelphia Co.) [Family H].

Kuhns, Oscar. National Genealogical Society Quarterly (Oct. 1919). [Family AA].

Landis, Ira D. "The Hanover Environs Tour." Mennonite Research Journal. Vol. vi, no. 4, p. 47 (Oct 1965). [A24] Abraham Gerber lived near Menges Mill (Hershey Mill) in Colonial Valley. [Families A, AB].

Lichtenwalter, Gladys E. G. Erb Family History, 1679-1961 (1961). [Family E].

Lind, H.K. "My Search for the Parents of Jacob Garber," Mennonite Family History (April 1996). [Families A, E]. Also: correspondence and pension files.

Lost Creek Mennonite Cemetery, Juniata Co., Oakland Mills.

MacMaster, Richard K. Conscience in Crisis. Mennonites and Other Peace Churches in America, 1739-1789. Herald Press. Scottdale, Pa. (1979).

MacMaster, Richard K. Land, Piety, Peoplehood, The Establishment of Mennonite Communities in America, 1683-1790, Herald Press, Scottdale, Pa. (1985). [Families C, I?].

Madison and the Garber Family (1989?). Michael Garber, Jr. [Family DA].

Mason, Floyd R. Immigrant Michael Miller of 1692 and Many of his Descendants (1986). [Family AC].

Mason, Floyd R. Niclous Garber Family Record (1997). [Family AC]. Also misc notes...

Mayhill, R. Thomas. Lancaster County Deed Abstracts (1729 through 1770).

McAllister, Mary Catharine Descendants of Archibald McAllister of West Pennsboro Twp., Cumberland Co., Pa., 1730-1898 (1898). [Family E].

Meade, Alma B. Fianna, The Dunkard - The True Story of a Pa. Dutch Girl of the 1800s (1957).

Meier, Hanni and Mohr. Famieliennamenbuch der Schweiz Repertoire des Noms de Famille Suisses... (Register of Swiss Surnames). v. 2 (1989).

Menzies, --. The Long Inheritance of the Menzies Families, p. 14ff (1949?). Michael Garber, Jr. joined the army of Gen. St. Clair, but Michael, Sr., a Mennonite farmer, coppersmith, blacksmith and inventor of the cut nail, immediately arranged his release. [Family DA].

Middle Creek Church of the Brethren cemetery list: Eb1 Peter Gerber and w. Mary; Jacob & Lydia Gerber.

Miller, Betty. The Amish in Switzerland and Other European Countries. Berlin, Ohio (date?).

Miller, Joanna Garber. The B.F. and Annabelle Garber Family and their Descendants. The Biographical and Genealogical History of Part of the Elder John H. and Barbara (Miller) Garber Clan of Timberville, Virginia. Brenneman Printing, Lancaster, Pa. (1997). [Family AB].

Miller, J. Virgil. Updating the Kurtz Family History. MFH, Jan 1997. Attached notes: Kurtz-Garber by JRM, 12/27/96. See also Manheim Twp. map of Kurtz graveyards. See also Gingerich KZ.

Miller, Rev. Ernest. Taufer in Canton Bern.

Milligan, Ella M. A History of the Nickey Family in America, 1700-1940 (1940). p. 132: Henry Gerber (Garber) (b. Jun 20, 1841) m. 1862 Mary Ann Nickey of Washington Twp., York Co., Pa. [ ZA122+ fam., Dover Twp.]

Morin, Linda (LinLB5@aol.com). Correspondence regarding [DA] family vs [E1] vs [BA2] vs [IA].

Paul, F.G. and J.J. Howell, Berks County, Pennsylvania Births. 1705 - 1800, 4 Volumes (H.P. Publishing, Reading, Pa.: 1988); and Berks County, Pennsylvania Marriages. 1730 - 1800, Vol. 2 (H.P. Publishing, Reading: 1987). [Families G, O].

Pennsylvania Archives.

Pennsylvania German Folklore Society. The Adolph Gerber lists of immigrants in v. 10.

Pequea Bruderschaft Library. Early Amish Land Grants in Berks Co., Pa. (1990), pp. 13 and 19: [O] John Gerber, GB1. [Family O].

Piatt County, Illinois, Past and Present. pp. 266-267: John H. Garver, son of [B182] Jacob and Susan (Hisey) Garver.

Publications of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania.

Quast, B. Dawn Eby. Descendants of Durst (Theodorus) Aebi. http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/q/u/a/B-D-Quast/GENE4-0002.html. [F4] Mary Gerber m. John Eby, b. ca. 1745.

Rineer, A. Hunter. A House Divided. A Story of the Rein Family of Earl Township from 1743 to 1810. JLCHS (1983).

Runk, J.M. & Co. Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of Dauphin Co., Pa., pp. 776-777. (1896). John Rudy Garver; and pp. 772-773, Abraham Benjamin Garver, grandsons of [F21] Abraham Garver. [Family B].

Rupp, Israel. A Collection of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and other Immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776 (1876). Seventeen families variously spelled as Gerber-Garber-Kerwar-Kerwer are found on the lists between 1733 and 1805. These are also summarized in Garber, Clark M. (1937) with some omissions.

Rupp. American Branches of the Family Roop (Rupp, etc.). (date?).

Salley, Joanna (upacreek@siscom.net). Descendants of Harriet "Hettie" Garber (Dec 4, 1997). [AB1171b].

Schantz & Johns: The History and Genealogy of the Schantz Family, by Marona Gebert; Johns Cemetery, Upper Leacock, Lancaster Co.

Sharp, B.N. Descendants of Jacob Garver/ Gerber/ Carver (Feb 2, 1997, unpublished). [Families AC, B].

Sharp, Barbara N. Descendants of Johannes H. Garber, unpublished draft lineage dated Feb 10, 1997 [Families AB, LB].

Sharp, Barbara N. Descendants of John Garver, Feb 2, 1997 unpublished draft lineage (1997). John Garver (c.1788-by 1860) may have migrated from Bedford Co., Pa. to Butler Co., Ohio.

Ship Lists: 1734 Hope; 1737 Charming Nancy; 1738 Charming Nancy; 1740 Friendship; 1749 Dragon;

Shoup, Lela Landis "Some of the Montgomery County, Ohio Garbers with a Brief Outline of their Early Beginnings in America," Fellowship of Brethren Genealogists Newsletter, Volume 25, Number 1 (Spring, 1993), abstracted from Clark M. Garber (1964). This is the material she used at the Southern Ohio Genealogy Workshop, Oct 1992. "Much of the information contained in this writing was taken from The Garber Historical and Genealogical Record Vol. III by Clark M. Garber and I cannot vouch for the accuracy of all of it. Any corrections or additions would be welcome." Lela Landes Shoup, 2352 Ebersole Road, Springfield, OH 45502. [Family AB].

Stemmons, John "D." and E. Diane. Pennsylvania in 1780, A Statewide Index of Circa 1789 Pennsylvania Taxlists (1978).

Stoudt, John Joseph. Sunbonnets and Shoofly Pie. A Pennsylvania Dutch Cultural History. A.S. Barnes and Co., Inc. Cranbury, New Jersey (1973).

Strassburger, Ralph B. and William J. Hinke. Pensylvania German Pioneers: A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals In the Port of Philadelphia From 1727 to 1808 (Norristown, Pa., 1992).

Stroh, Oscar H. Pennsylvania German Tombstone Inscriptions (2 Volumes). Pennsylvania Chapter, Palatines to America (1984). LOC.

Stroup, John M., et al. The Genesis of Mifflin County, Pa. (1939). No Amish in Mifflin Co. in 1789. First Amish name (Zook) appears in 1792. [Family F].

Stroup, John M., et al. The People of Mifflin County Pennslvania 1755-1798. Mifflin County Historical Society, Inc. (1973). [F23] Isaac and [F21] Abraham Garver on the 1798 tax list, Union Twp. [Family F].

Stroup, John M., et al. The Pioneers of Mifflin County, Pa. (1942). Mifflin Co. was formed in 1789. Later split to Centre, Mifflin and Juniata Counties. [Family F].

Tax Lists (Garvers): Cocalico Twp. (1785-1808); Earl Twp. (1750-1812); Leacock Twp. (1758-1812).

Ruse, Joan (11-2-86). Family of Christian Garver of Washington County, Maryland. [LB]. 2 pp: 17 children; [LB2] Martin Garver: 10 children. Also stamped by: C.R. Thomas.

Trinity Lutheran Church Records, Lancaster, Pa. p. 30: [BA2] Joh. Michael Kirber and [BA1] Eva Kirberin.

Tyndale, John W. and O.E. Lesh. Standard History of Adams and Wells Counties, Indiana, Vol. 1 (c1918). [Family ZE].

Warner, Beers & Co. History of Adams and Cumberland Co., Pa. (1886). p. 509: F2772 John B. Garver and the family of F277 Benjamin Garver of Franklin Co., Pa.; p. 360-363: West Pennsborough Twp., Mount Rock Spring and taverns and distilleries.

Washburn, Elizabeth F. Snively-Snavely. Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc. (1986), pp. 3, 12-13. Johannes Schnely (SN), b. ca. 1445, and Verena Hedinger. Elsbeth Schnebli (SN6127). LMHS.

Weaver, M.G. Weber-Weaver History. Descendants of Henry Weber, 1690-1745, Swiss Emigrant Who Settled in Weaverland in 1723 (1966). JHS.

Weber, Richard R. "Who Named John Garber?" and supplemental articles in Fellowship fo Brethren Genealogists Newsletter (Winter 1992-93, Summer 1993, Fall 1995, and Spring 1996). He believes some authors have [erroneously?] assumed Johannes (H.?) Garber's birth date as 1717, from his tombstone which reads: "17JHG87;" he furthermore speculates that the weathered tombstone actually reads: "11 JOH G 87" or "11 JOHN G 87."

Weir, Barbara. Mennonite Naturalization. Mennonite Family History (July 1989), p. 112. Signature of [A] Christian Gerber on the April 1728 Declaration of Fidelity matches the signature on the Nov 5, 1768 will of [A] Christian Garber of Hempfield Twp.

White, E.D. "Readers Ancestry," Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage (April 1993). See also personal correspondence with the author, Oct 14, 1994. [Family T].

Wilson, Pat. Research notes (1901) covering [LB] family + misc others [A], [B], [F], [ZA] etc.; Europe; ship lists; wills; census.

Wilson, Peggy Sue, web site: http://members.aol.com/Pwilson411/ indexe.html. [Family G].

Wust, Klaus. The Saint-Adventurers of the Virginia Frontier (1977). pp. 52,53,115: Georg Adam Martin (see Cooper, 1962, p. 376: caused trouble at Strasburg, Va.)

York Dispatch, issue of Oct 7, 1933, Early Family in York County. George Weller, of York Twp. [Family BA].

 

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