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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Edwards, Miller, Wuerfel, Krauskopf, Conard/Conrad/Kunder
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Wales, Volhynia, East Prussia, Germany, Switzerland
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
Know where I came from

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John Edwards 1725

John Edwards, from Wales @1700-1710, settled near Perkiomen, Pa, not far from Philadelphia. That was 7 generations ago. 5 generations ago, the direct line ended up in Maryville, Mo

Posted on May 16, 2010 at 8:13pm

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At 10:05pm on May 24, 2015, Patty Mitchell said…

Hi Mark,

My grandmother was a Edwards.Her name was Laura E. Edwards born in Paduchah, Ket.

Her father was James N. Edwards born 1875  in  Paduchah, Ket. His Father was Thomas Edwards born 1840 in Tenn. I'll have look up the Moon family and get back to about that.

I hope this helps you .

Patty

At 12:32am on December 13, 2013, Rosemary Crouse Mohn said…

I wanted to tell you that the earlies Mohn that I know of had bought land off of Didier Marschall of Cumru Township in Berks County when he sold part of his plantation property. Also, most of the Mohn families are buried in Mohn's Hill Cemetery. I took these photo's I am sending the link, (http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/berksp/tsimages/wyomissing.htm)

there are also Mohn Family at Charles Evans Cemetery off of 5th St. Highway in Reading. http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/berksp/tsimages/c-evans.htm

At 12:54pm on December 12, 2013, Rosemary Crouse Mohn said…
At 12:34pm on December 12, 2013, Rosemary Crouse Mohn said…

I feel that Moon was the early spelling of the name because when they were coming off the ship the people that wrote down their names spelled them as they heard them, because of the strong German Accent, also, the Mohn families started out around Adamstown, probably in the Cumru area or on the border of what is now Lancaster County, Pa. but, the Mohn's stayed mainly in Berks County, Pa. I have not seen any of the people you are looking for, but, the original Miller in Berks County, Pa.'s name was Peter Miller, his cabin now resides in Hawaii. Rose

At 1:32pm on January 23, 2012, Jim Avery said…

Hello - Did you know we have an active chat community here at Genealogy Wise? There are usually people in the chatroom to help with lookups, give advice, answer questions or just talk. We also have several scheduled chats every week including trivia at 9 pm Eastern on Wednesday and Saturday evenings. Please join us sometime.

At 1:05pm on September 26, 2011, Janeen Davis Proctor said…
Quaker, Peter Taylor, came on Amity with his brother, bought land from Penn, the next 4 generations were Quakers. He married Sarah Houlston, daughter Sarah married Robert Thornton, daughter Hannah Thornton married John Freeman, son Samuel Freeman married Rebecca Passmore, daughter Rebecca Freeman married Nathan Hobson and their daughter, Elizabeth Hobson married Burrwell Simms, Elizabeth and Burwell were not Quakers.
At 7:26pm on May 12, 2011, Carolyn Casperson said…
Sorry, Mark, I know of no DNA projects for any Edwards.  Since I leave for Ireland in a month, I'm really concentrating on the Irish & Welsh, but I am aware of DNA research for those with Pommern (German Pomeranian) ancestry.
At 2:21pm on May 8, 2011, Carolyn Casperson said…
Sorry, I don't know of that Pennsylvania conection.  Trust you've checked the family trees available on wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com.
At 12:46pm on February 3, 2011, Dawn Kurth-Minard said…
Yes,I am and they are a mess, Alot of descendant heresay involved,and no concrete info as of yet. My Edwards came by way of Utica, NY to ILL to Iowa.
At 8:54pm on December 31, 2010, Rosemary Crouse Mohn said…

I have run across the Moon spelling also, mainly the Moon-Mohn families settled in Berks County, Pa. I feel it was probably because of the way they pronounced their names. But, there could be a possibility that Mohn is the Americanized version Of Moon. As far Your Miller I have no answer for that.

 

Rose

 
 
 

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