Mohawk Dutch and the Palatines their background and their influence in the development of the United States of America. by Milo Nellis

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Published in St. Johnsville, N.Y .

Written in English

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Places:

  • New York (State)

Subjects:

  • Dutch -- New York (State),
  • Palatines -- New York (State),
  • New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsF122 .N36
The Physical Object
Pagination90 p.
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6086863M
LC Control Number51001034
OCLC/WorldCa3753129

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The Mohawk Dutch and the Palatines by Milo Nellis, Their background and their influence in the development of The United States of America. This book is presented as so many others are on the Fort Klock site, without making any judgment call on the correctness of the information. The German Palatines were early 18th-century emigrants from the Middle Rhine region of the Holy Roman Empire, including a minority from the Palatinate, by which the Mohawk Dutch and the Palatines book group was immigrated to England as refugees and were both Protestant and Catholic farmers.

Towards the end of the 17th century and into the 18th, the wealthy region was repeatedly. The Mohawk Dutch and the Palatines by Milo Nellis Their background and their influence in the development of The United States of America.

This book is presented as so many others are on the Fort Klock site, without making any judgment call on the correctness of the information. There is careful research contained within the book and perhaps. Nelson Greene's History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West is a four-volume set covering six counties in upstate New York.

This online version is part of the Schenectady Digital History Archive, the local history and genealogy Web site of the Schenectady County Public Library, affiliated with the Mohawk Dutch and the Palatines book, USGenWeb and American History and.

The Book of Names, Especially Relating to the Early Palatines and the First Settlers in the Mohawk Valley. Lou D. MacWethy. Genealogical Publishing Com, - Reference. THE PALATINES IN THE MOHAWK VALLEY.

Rev. Wolcott Webster Ellsworth, Rector St. John's Church, Johnstown, N. The first fifteen years of the Palatines in America present a different story from that of any other people in our Colonial times. Judge Benton in his History of Herkimer County, says: "The events which produced the movement in the.

The Book of Names: Especially Relating to the Early Palatines and the First Settlers in the Mohawk Valley. Author: Lou D. MacWethy; Author: Lou D. MacWethy; A collection of upwards of thirty thousand names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and other immigrants in Pennsylvania from to Author: I.

Daniel Rupp. It is probable that some Palatines located at German Flats in It must be remembered that German Flats was a general name which covered the flatlands on both sides of the Mohawk River in what is now Western Herkimer County, by which name this whole region west of the Little Falls was known up to the time of the Revolutionary war.

Both Palatines and Dutch had suffered untold hardships for their religion. In defense of their Reformed faith in their European homes they had been murdered, robbed and persecuted to the utmost limit.

The presence of the Palatines in their Mohawk Valley homes was largely due to these facts. Under such circumstances they took their religion. Dutch, Palatines, Scotch, Irish and English settlers now probably numbered nearly four thousand souls in the Mohawk Valley.

There were churches, schools, stores, mills, blacksmith shops, boatyards and taverns along both the Mohawk and the Schoharie rivers. PALATINES A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the German Palatinate and Palatine Pioneer immigrants to Ireland and North America.

List of Palatines from The Book of Names Especially Relating to The Early Palatines and the First Settlers in the Mohawk Valley.

Recently an article appeared in a local paper in the Mohawk Valley claiming the Dutch were in the Mohawk Valley first and since the Klocks worshiped in a Dutch Reformed Church even though there were Lutheran Churches in the area, they must have been Dutch.

The writer went on to say that since the Palatines were. Those who have German (or Dutch) lines in their ancestry really are blessed in that sponsors are usually named along with parents in most 18th century baptisms.

The importance of these names in the church books cannot be minimized, for being a Godparent in a German family was a great honor and responsibility.

Mohawk Dutch is a now extinct Dutch-based creole language mainly spoken during the 17th century west of Albany, New York in the area around the Mohawk River, by the Dutch colonists who traded with or to a lesser extent mixed with the local population from the Mohawk nation.

The Snells Bush church was built by the Palatines on a piece of land donated by the Snell family. Originally the land was given to Jacob Zimmerman and Johan Jost Snell, by a land grant given to them from King Hendrick the Mohawk (Chief) Great Sachem in in honor of his daughter Anna Margaretha who married Jacob Zimmerman.

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Bloody Mohawk book. Read 33 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Starting with the first clashes between Dutch/English colonists and French traders early in the s and ending with the major ca I am the descendant of German Palatines who migrated to the Mohawk Valley of New York in the s and I have a Great X5 /5(33).

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Book of Names, Especially Relating to the Early Palatines and the First Settlers in the Mohawk Valley at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. hence was born the name Pennsylvania Dutch, for many of these Palatines lived (for a time) in Holland prior to.

This book is of EXCELLENT genealogical worth to descendants of Palatine immigrants who entered New York Harbor inthe first of three waves of Palatine emigrations to the British North American colonies; the other two landings, in andarrived in Philadelphia and were assimilated among the already established German colonists then living in the Colony of.

The book of names: especially relating to the early Palatines and the first settlers in the Mohawk Valley MacWethy, Lou D., 1 copy available at HBLL in Harold B. Lee Library Bookshelves #1. Title: Microsoft Word - Author: doug Created Date: 6/25/ AM.

The Mohawk Dutch and the Palatines, by Milo Nellis. History of 18th Century Germantown, by Walter Miller. The Mohawk, by Codman Hislop. Syracuse University Press.A Brief Sketch of the First Settlement of.

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The Book of Names, Especially Relating to the Early Palatines and the First Settlers in the Mohawk ValleyReviews: 9. Description. When originally published inthis classic work listed for the first time the names of the early Palatines of New York State, the original settlers of the Mohawk Valley, known as the “Gateway to the West.”.

Mohawk Dutch[1] is a now extinct Dutch based creole language mainly spoken during the 17th century west of Albany, New York, by the Dutch colonists who traded with or to a lesser extent mixed with the local population from the Mohawk nation.

See. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Snell, Ada L. (Ada Laura Fonda), Palatines along the Mohawk and their church in the wilderness. The Palatines Flee. In the spring ofthousands of Palatines floated down the Rhine, sneaking through the dark to small, open boats that carried them away from their homeland or walking north through Holland.

The roads and fields which lay deep in snow were blackened by numerable men, women and children fleeing from their homes. The story of the Palatines by Sanford H. Cobb, though a bit wordy in places as books from the s can sometimes be, Is an excellent source of Historical content, If your intent is historical research, this may well be the book to read.

To date it is the most concise font of info on the subject that I have s: Wed, Thurs. 10 am - 2 pm. Mailing Address: PO Box Columbus, OH Office: N High St, Suite C, Columbus, OH Phone: E-Mail.

That settlement came in when the English, who had wrested New York from the Dutch inand established a settlement at Fort Hunter ingranted the Stone Arabia Patent to the Palatines. The Palatines were German refugees of the religious wars of the Reformation. It is apparent that Simmendinger did not have a complete list of Mohawk Valley residents listed in his pamphlet when you examine other documents such as church and patent records.

In addition, the Palatines were not the first European settlers to the area. The Dutch settled around Albany in the late 17th century. When originally published inthis classic work listed for the first time the names of the early Palatines of New York State, the original settlers of the Mohawk Valley, known as the "Gateway to the West." The estima names are classified, combined, and otherwise arranged to.

The Book of Names, Especially Relating to The Early Palatines and the First Settlers in the Mohawk Valley, ed. by Lou D. MacWethy (HTML at ) Colonial Families of Long Island, New York and Connecticut: Being the Ancestry and Kindred of Herbert Furman Seversmith (5 volumes; ), by Herbert Furman Seversmith (page images.

Map of the land of the Mohawks of Sir William Johnson of the Palatines and the Mohawk Dutch. [Edwin G Condé] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create. This proved difficult, as the Poor Palatines were unlike previous migrant groups — skilled, middle-class, religious exiles such as the Huguenots or the Dutch in the 16th century. The ers, by contrast, were rather unskilled rural laborers, neither sufficiently educated nor healthy enough for most types of employment.

The Comming of the Palatines Of all the German states which suffered from the terrors of the Thirty Years' War and the raids of the French, the Palatinate fared worst.

During the first catastrophe one hundred and forty-seven towns and villages were wiped out of existence, so that nothing remained but their almost forgotten names. The identities of at least some of the children of Christian Hauß are contained in an as-yet unfinished book by another family genealogist—the exact source cannot be revealed here, out of professional courtesy, until her book is published—but she has discovered an old ledger from a merchant living in the Albany/Schoharie/Mohawk region, and under the "Haus purchases".

THE BOOK OF NAMES, ESPECIALLY RELATING TO THE EARLY PALATINES AND THE FIRST SETTLERS IN THE MOHAWK VALLEY. [MacWethy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The “Golden Book” It was customary at that time for the German land companies, who had taken up lands in Pennsylvania, to scatter flaming advertisements through Germany and Switzerland.

The Palatines reported that a circular called the Golden Book (so called because it had a picture of the Queen of England in the front, and because the. The inhabitants of the Mohawk Valley were deeply split over the break from England.

General lines of division can be seen -- the Palatines, Dutch and Oneidas/Tuscaroras for the rebels and the English, Mohawks (and Cayugas and Senecas further west) supporting the crown. The Onondagas at the heart of the Iroquois nation sought to remain neutral.5/5(2).

In Palatines settled the Schoharie valley and some of their families are then supposed to have moved north up the Schoharie and west up the Mohawk to the Stone Arabia section.

They soon were followed by other German families and the river westward to Frankfort (32 m.) was (at least sparsely) settled by Palatines by the year The Dutch arrived in the early s. From until the end of the century, the Dutch were primarily the only non-native Americans living in the Mohawk Valley and on westward.

The German Palatines arrived about and were also referred to as Dutch. The German language had become prevalent, but the original name was preserved for the Mohawk.The Book of Names, Especially Relating to The Early Palatines and the First Settlers in the Mohawk Valley.

Title: The Book of Names, Especially Relating to The Early Palatines and the First Settlers in the Mohawk Valley: Editor: MacWethy, Lou D.

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