(last updated 3/24/22)
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.
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, [email protected], for inclusion and full credit here and later, when future articles are posted.