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Subject: Re: BRETHREN-D Digest V98 #306
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 02:18:54 EDT


In a message dated 98-07-14 23:58:30 EDT, John Miller wrote:

<< Brethren arrived
mostly in 1725-1745. I found a Jacob Bowman & two John Miller's
arriving Philadelphia on the "Mortonhouse" 21 Jun 1729. Could they be
our ancestors? Could they have arrived with Alexander Mack, founder of
the Brethren Church? >>

I think that this ship must have contained a number of Brethren. Also on that
ship on that date were, Nicolas and Barbara Peffley, and John Phillip Ranck,
both ancestors to Jesse Ronk and Charles Ronk, who were Brethren ministers in
later years.

Vern Turner

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