PENNSYLVANIA GERMANS IN ONTARIO
THOSE ENTERPRISING PENNSYLVANIA GERMANS (Markham/Niagara/Waterloo, Ontario). Stories about inventions, Farming, Artificial Insemination (cattle), and Businesses. Stories of the families from pioneer days to present day.
100 photos (earliest is 1865), some maps. Index of approx. 1,000 names. 256 pages. $15.
A STORY OF THE MARKHAM BERCZY SETTLERS, 200 YEARS IN MARKHAM. Chock-full of genealogical gold! Story and
listing of 64 families travelling from Hamburg, Germany through Pennsylvania to Ontario. Excerpts from diary of 1794. 25 addresses for family contacts. Map of original lots and
concessions. 54 pages. $6.
AT YOUR OWN RISK (Pennsylvania German Pioneer Remedies and Cure-Alls). All the recipes to cure everything that ails anyone! What they used to “cure” corns, cancers, colds, asthma, perspiration, arthritis plus some food recipes. 120 pages. $11.
PIONEER HAMLETS OF YORK (York County, adjoining north Toronto). Read about 22 hamlets from Markham to Woodbridge. The interesting stories inform about how people lived and events from the late 1700s and were taken from talks given by locals from 1955 to 1977. Index of approx. 1,400 names. Sketches. 208 pages. $15.
MORE PIONEER HAMLETS OF YORK (York County, adjoining north Toronto). Read about another 20 hamlets from Markham to Woodbridge. The interesting stories inform about how
people lived and events from the late 1700s and were taken from talks given by locals. Index of approx. 1,390 names. Sketches. 208 pages. $15.
THE STORY OF HANNES AND LEVI. Historical novel by Ivan Groh focused on the everyday life and times of John Baer, 1804-94, a gifted Mennonite minister in the Waterloo settlement. 162 pages. $12.
PIONEERS OF WATERLOO 1799-1889 by Ivan Groh. Historical facts in an interesting format. 148 pages. $12.
SAMUEL FRY THE WEAVER AND MENNONITES OF THE TWENTY. Historical novel by B. Coffman based on facts of the early Pennsylvania German Mennonite settlement in Vineland/ Jordan area. Hard cover. 272 pages. $15.
THREE PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN PIONEER HOMESTEADS IN ONTARIO: the families and their way of life. 40 black & white and colour photos of the people and buildings. Index of approx. 1,400 names. 80 pages. Hard cover. $15.
HISTORY OF BLOOMINGDALE COMMUNITY IN WATERLOO. A genealogist’s delight. One family (Schneider) dates their
family tree from 1534. No index but you will enjoy the search! 292 pages. $15.
TALES OF THE TWENTY. Informative book of the history of the community along Twenty Mile Creek in Vineland/Jordan area. 272 pages. $15.
A LOCALIZED STUDY OF PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN DIALECT IN WATERLOO COUNTY by Dr. Kathryn
Burridge. 160 pages $12.
Videos of Pennsylvania Germans and Berczy Settlers available. Professionally produced they show the struggles of these early settlers and their victories.