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Pieter Keurlis was<strong> </strong>one of the first German immigrants to America (13 families from [[Krefeld (Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)|Krefeld]]), who landed in [[Pennsylvania (USA)|Pennsylvania]] on 6 October 1683, and founded [[Germantown Mennonite Settlement (Pennsylvania, USA)|Germantown]]. He acquired 200 acres of land from[[Telner, Jacob (17th century)| J. Telner]], and was the first German bartender in America. He was a Krefeld Quaker, formerly a Mennonite.
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Pieter Keurlis was one of the first German immigrants to America (13 families from [[Krefeld (Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)|Krefeld]]), who landed in [[Pennsylvania (USA)|Pennsylvania]] on 6 October 1683, and founded [[Germantown Mennonite Settlement (Pennsylvania, USA)|Germantown]]. He acquired 200 acres of land from[[Telner, Jacob (17th century)| J. Telner]], and was the first German bartender in America. He was a Krefeld Quaker, formerly a Mennonite.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. <em class="gameo_bibliography">Mennonitisches Lexikon</em>. Frankfurt &amp; Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 486.
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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. <em class="gameo_bibliography">Mennonitisches Lexikon</em>, 4 vols. Frankfurt &amp; Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 486.
  
 
Hull, W. J. <em class="gameo_bibliography">William Penn and the Dutch Quaker Migration to Pennsylvania. </em>Swarthmore, 1935: 231.
 
Hull, W. J. <em class="gameo_bibliography">William Penn and the Dutch Quaker Migration to Pennsylvania. </em>Swarthmore, 1935: 231.

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Pieter Keurlis was one of the first German immigrants to America (13 families from Krefeld), who landed in Pennsylvania on 6 October 1683, and founded Germantown. He acquired 200 acres of land from J. Telner, and was the first German bartender in America. He was a Krefeld Quaker, formerly a Mennonite.

[edit] Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. II, 486.

Hull, W. J. William Penn and the Dutch Quaker Migration to Pennsylvania. Swarthmore, 1935: 231.

Nieper, Fr. Die ersten deutschen Auswanderer von Krefeld nach Pennsylvanien. Neukirchen, 1940.


Date Published 1957


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