American Pioneer Chronicles: Colonial Women

The Heart & Backbone of Our Nation Palatine Barbara Peters married Daniel Gutman at age seventeen and gave birth to two sons in quick succession. Her hometown of Ludwigshafen was a tumultuous place, with wars, famine, and religious persecution for Lutherans,...

American Pioneer Chronicles:

Colonial Women, The Heart & Backbone of Our Nation Catherine Sterf Reed If there is any power in poverty, it’s the push for a better life. Catherine Sterf Reith embodied that power. Born in 1661 in Baalborn, Palatine, she married a simple Mennonite farmer George...

American Colonial Pioneer – Information

There are literally millions of living people who can trace their ancestry to the pioneers in this book. It surprises many to recognize how many descendants a couple just eight generations ago have, and surprises ever more to understand the genetic isopoint and , the...

Peter Thompson & Anne M. Shatteen

February of 1860 was cold in Jefferson County, Georgia, especially in the slave quarters where fires were used only on the coldest nights. It was not a particularly good place or time to be born, but here he was anyway, Peter Thompson—first and only child of his...