Hi "new found" cousin!!!!
You're more than welcome!!!! And it's only because of others sharing this that I have it, but I'm compiling the "Genealogy" on MANE, MANI, MANNE, MANNI, MANNY, (Umpteen variations) so just received this smail last week myself!!!I'd already traced the family to Dotzingen, Switzerland, myself, but a new generation has been found!!!!
Exciting "news"in a recent publication: "Bulletin of The Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County [North Carolina, USA] Vol. XXVIII, August 2000, # 3, pp. # 129- 132, is an article entitled: "Mani of Switzerland" by Miles Philbeck.[ I have been trying to find the man...think maybe he lives Chapel Hill, N. C. or else Bostic, N. C. found them thru "whowhere.com"He's the editor!!
You'll have to understand that of the immigrants on the "Lydia" on 29 Sept. 1741, that the one "son" went down into North Carolina.I, myself, however, descend thru "Jacob" aged 50 yr. on the ship, and Hans "Adam" aged 16. [ my ancestor!]
Others were "Jost" aged 19, [ per father's
will died and left 3 heirs names???]
and Jacob, aged 24 (I think, my copy is blurry) and Jacob went down into North Carolina!!Anyone have a photo or replica of that ship, I'd love to see a photo of what it looked like????
The data is given in the "Bulletin"and as to the "authenticness" the author does quote Reformed churches and LDS film numbers.He "only" has photocopies of the "Ancestors" baptisms from Church records.Others simply is typeset material.
I've posted data onwhat "I" myself had found, adding "names only" on what he had found [ simply as a courtesy as I believe
that those doing the "work" should certainly
be given credit!!!!]
Kindly note that his article does indeed give the dates, etc.I did thisjust last night on Switzerland on usgenweb World
project - put a posting, as am curious to what others have to say, etc.
I am not in "total" agreement with everything he says, but remembered your post and the surname from Annette Burgert's publication of 1992 "Eighteenth Century Emigrants from the Northern Alsace to America"....she had the name Wieder, of which he had Witter...knew instantly that was wrong spelling or changed over years.d the marriage fact of Anna, your ancestor of the MANI, MANE lines had been mentioned by
Annette...think they sponsored some child,
etc.Do you have "her" birth & baptism to "prove" she's a daughter???Maybe the marriage states it, author did not say so though!
Incidentally, her publication is "fantastic!!!"
Do you have their family data?? Would like to incl. it in my publication if you do!
I don't know if I can scan this for you and e-mail it or not as often print doesn't copy well.If you e-mail me personally I can smail it to you.
And "yes" to answer your question the data goes back to Benedict MANI (as he spelled it, but don't know why when church records he copied clearly show it as MANE!)
E-mail me and I'll fill you in!!I'd love to see those LDS films, in spite of fact I can't read German script ...but, certainly can make out dates and often names.Basically, once you "know" the "foremat" of how Pastors recorded Baptisms they usually follow pursuit.But, handwriting is sometimes hard to read...just like the "scribbling" of today...what ever happened to penmanship???
Incidentally, yes, I'm hopeful of publishing a couple Volumes on the MANE, MANI, MANNY, etc. family as "I" only descend from these folks three "known" ways and no doubt more as here in Armstrong County, PA. [ USA] they only inter-married umpteen hundred times!!!!I'm forever trying to "unscramble" cousin so & so is my "own" so many times grandma or grandpa, etc.
The family was Reformed Faith...same here in Armstrong County some were Lutheran, however.