HEMPEL, Rainer L
Title: New Voices on the Shores : Early Pennsylvania German Settlements in New Brunswick. First Edition, Signed
Publisher:  German-Canadian Historical Association, Toronto, 2000, ISBN:0921415087 2000
ISBN Number: 0921415087 / 9780921415084
Seller ID: 64825
HEMPEL, Rainer L. New Voices on the Shores : Early Pennsylvania German Settlements in New Brunswick. Toronto: German-Canadian Historical Association, 2000. First Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(1),1-486, + 16 p. of colour plates. Also includes many black and white illustrations to text. 8vo, illustrated cardcovers.
"More than two centuries ago, German-speaking immigrants settled along the Petitcodiac River in New Brunswick."
1. Conditions in Europe and the Lure of America;
2. Origins of the Petitcodiac Germans (Ricker, Sommer Wortmann, Treitz, Lutz, Stieff);
3. The Journey Westward;
4. The Petitcodiac Germans in Pennsylvania;
5. Northbound to a Vacant Land (a. Germantown, NB: The story of an unsuccessful settlement; b. The Petitcodiac Germans in 'Monckton'; c. The Hillsborough Settlement);
6. History and Stories of the Petitcodiac (a. Land Deeds for 'Monckton' and Hillsborough; b. Matters of the Spirit; c. The Spirit of Enterprise);
7. Homesteading and Beyond (a. New Names in a new Province; b. A Blending of Old and New). With a section of genealogical reference at rear, with information on Beck, Copple, Jones, Lutz, Ricker, Sommer, Stahlecker, Stieff, Treitz, and Wortman(n) families. With sources and index.
Very good. Signed without inscription by Hempel on the first page. 40.00