From the Passenger List of the S.S. Vaderland

John (Johann) and family came to America in 1873. The passenger list for the S.S.Vaderland shows them arriving in Philadelphia on Dec 27, 1873 with 7 children and a servant. Two children, Phoebe and Elizabeth, were later born in America.

Index to Passengers Arriving at Philadelphia from 1800-1906
(From Fort Wayne (IN) Public Library; Microfilm 360, roll 9)

Date 12/27/1873
Name of Vessel: SS Vaderland
Nationality: German

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