Immigrations for Beecher

Beecher immigrations in date order. In “Notes” AKA indicates “also known as” name where sources have variations in name spelling. The source code is explained at bottom and indicates which books the list is printed in. Ships link to online passenger lists, so you can see everyone who traveled with them. This is important as we often find our ancestors lived and later intermarried with indicating where the Beecher immigrant came from or settled.

Immigrant

Date

Ship From/To Source Codes Beecher Immigration Notes
Johann Martin Becher 10/8/1737 Charming
Nancy
Rotterdam by Plymouth to PA NF142, TT111,
PG191
 Not yet tied to particular descendants.
Heinrich Becher 1738 Carolina LS95, LS114, LS116 AKA Hans Heinrich Buecher
Jacob Beiser 10/25/1746 Neptune Rotterdam to Philadelphia  AKA Jacob Biser. Died in Frederick, MD in 1804.
Johann Engel Bücher 9/23/1951 Neptune Rotterdam to Cowles to Philadelphia Proven by Y-DNA tests to be the ancestor of the Bicher, Biecher, Beicher, Beacher families in Lancaster, Lebanon, Schuylkill counties PA, Marion OH, and Beecher families in northern CA, OR and WA. DNA matches the descendants of Henry Beecher d.1795 in Adams, PA.
Johann Henrich Bücher 9/23/1951 Neptune Rotterdam to Cowles to Philadelphia Proven by Y-DNA tests to be the ancestor of the Beechers in Adams, Cumberland, York, Berks, Montgomery, Allegheny counties PA, and Beechers in Washington, Frederick, Baltimore MD, Franklin OH, St. Louis MO.

Source Codes for Beecher Immigrations:

Two letters correspond to a book below and the number is the page within it.

Example: TT316 above is page 316 within Thirty Thousand Names of Swiss Immigrants.

Code Book Author
LS Lists of Swiss Emigrants in the Eighteenth Century to the
American Colonies
Faust, Albert B.
NF Name of Foreigners Who Took The Oath of Allegiance Egle, Henry
TT Thirty Thousand Names of Swiss Immigrants Rupp, Daniel
PG Pennsylvania German Pioneers Strassburger, Ralph Beaver
PI Pal-Index: A Surname Index
of Eighteenth-Century Immigrants
Hall, Charles M.

 

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