Research/Writing in Progress: Brenneman

(last updated 1/5/16)

Research questions:

CAN WE CONFIRM OUR LINEAGE BACK TO MELCHIOR?

HOW ARE THE VARIOUS BRENNEMAN FAMILIES IN SOMERSET COUNTY, PA, AND GARRETT COUNTY, MD, RELATED?

Newly discovered resources:

SEE SOMERSET CO. BIOGRAPHIES IN USGWARCHIVES.ORG AND “FREDERICK WILLIAM BENDER,” RELATIVE OF OUR MARIA & DANIEL.

Articles begun:

NONE

Speculation:

A CONNECTION TO MELCHIOR “THE EXILE/REFUGEE” IS VERY LIKELY, GIVEN THE THEOLOGICAL CLOSENESS OF FAMILIES, IF NOT THEIR GEOGRAPHICAL PROXIMITY, OF THE AMISH COMMUNITY OVR THE YEARS. CONNECTIONS BEFORE THAT, LIKEWISE, ARE LIKELY FOR THE SAME REASONS.

Send your questions, corrections, additions, and ideas to me, pearce@atlanticbb.net, for inclusion and full credit here and later, when future articles are posted.

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