There is right now a copy of the Alderfer book on sale on the ebay.. hurry..see ad(It is not my family or sale ..I am just trying to help you) Cynthia
Hard bound book entitled: THE ALDERFERS OF AMERICA HISTORY AND GENEALOGY By Helen Alderfer Stanley, Printed Allentown Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, 1972 by Schlechters. First edition, out of print.
Book cronicles the history of this Mennonite name from its earliest roots in Zurich Switzerland and Steinsfurt in the Kraichgau region of Germany to Frederick and Anna Alderfer pioneer settlers of Lower Salford Philadelphia County arriving in 1733. Photographic illustrations and line drawings include an early Alderfer owned book, (with Alderfers name written in the old fraktur schrift or font), the Alderfer grist mill, Alderfers schoolhouse, Salford Mennonite Meetinghouse, and more, plus a fold out genealogical chart showing the earliest known Alderfers in Europe from time of Martin Luther Zwingli, and others during the Reformation. Chapters contain great history on Alderfer homesteads, life in picturesque Salford Township, now Harleysville, detailed histories of many of the Alderfers and related nine generations of the Pennsylvania German Alderfer family in America. Some information on Lancaster County area Alderfers too.
Many Mennonite, Schwenckfelder, German Reformed, Lutheran, and Brethren names such as: Of course Alderfer, Allebach, Auchy, Babcock, Barber, Bergey, Bower, Bucher, Bishop, Blank, Cassel, Clemens, Clymer, Coffin, Cutter, Delp, Dean, Cook, Derstine, Derstein, Detweiler, Dock, Drissel, Fischer, Freed, Fretz, Frey, Geisinger, Gehman, Fryer, Goshow, Godshall, Gottshall, Gottshalk, Groff, Greaser, Haas, Hackman, Halteman, Hagey, Kauffman, Keller, Kratz, Kolb, Kulp, Kriebel, Landis, Landes, Lapp, Lewis, Mack, Markley, Moyer, Meyer, Myer, Nyce, Price, Ruth, Reiff, Schultz, Souder, Sauder, Stauffer, Shelly, Stoudt, Wampole, Tyson, Swartley, Underkoffler, Yoder, Zeller, Ziegler and more are all studied for the Genealogist or family historian. If you are collecting information about your family roots and your family name is located here, this book will not only be a great item for the library shelf, but valuable in your genealogical research.
Book has never been used, it's literally been in the publishers storage box since it's printing 30 years ago, 9 x 6 inches, 594 pages plus a handy every name index, many illustrations, a great genealogy.
Buyer pays $6.45 priority mail, or $3.75 media mail. Money orders PAYPAL or BILLPOINT shipped ASAP, personal cks are welcome but must be from a US bank, book will be held ten days before shipping, international post varies.
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