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Johann Conrad Weiser

Johann Conrad WEISER Sr. (1662 – 1746) (Wikipedia) was a German soldier, baker, and farmer who fled his homeland with thousands of other German Palatines and settled in New York. Weiser became a leader in the Palatine community and was founder of their … Continue reading

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Martin Buck

Martin BUCK (1689 – 1743) was Alex’s 8th Grandfather; one of 512 in this generation of the Shaw line. Martin Buck (Booken) was born in Germany, most likely in the Palatine.  His father, Paul BUCK, was born in  Germany. He married Elizabeth Becker … Continue reading

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(Johann) Friedrich Merkle

(Johann) Friedrich MERKLE (1669 – 1735) was Alex’s 9th Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. (Johann) Friedrich Markle was born in 1669 in Bayern, Pfalz, Germany. The southern part of what is today the German … Continue reading

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