New Homes in a New Land

New Homes in a New Land

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This work is essentially a compilation of information gleaned from the passenger lists of ships that arrived at Galveston between the years 1847 and 1861. It is also the story of the German immigration to Texas during this formative period of Texas history.Overcrowding of farm lands made the raising of crops sufficient to feed families another reason for seeking a new home in a foreign land. Added to this were glowing pictures of Texas painted by such writers as Friedrich Wilhelm von Wrede inanbsp;...

Title:New Homes in a New Land
Author:Ethel Hander Geue
Publisher:Genealogical Publishing Com - 1970


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