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From: "Vincent E. Summers" <>
Subject: [ORIGINAL-13] KEURLIS Name Change: See This URL, etc.
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2000 13:46:28 -0400
This arrived today. If anyone has this book, or has family in these
lines, and would like to purchase a copy of this book, perhaps even
for the purpose of doing lookups, it would be great.
At any rate, here is the post from that site:
By Sherri Isgar
The following is taken from the book "Memorial of Thomas Potts, Jr.,
1874" By Mrs. Thomas Potts James (published in 1874) on the Keurlis
"At a monthly meeting, held the 20th of 8th mo., 1699, whereas Thomas
Potts and Martha Courlin (Keurlis seems to have been the German
orthography), having declared their intention of marriage with each
before two monthly meetings, inquiry being made by persons appointed and
found clear from all others on account of marriage, did accomplish their
marriage in the unity of Friends, as is signified by thier marriage
certificate". Martha was the daughter of Peter and Elizabeth Keurlis,
and had come from Germany with her parents, in company with Pastorius,
16 years before. An allotment of land was made to Peter Keurlis in the
laying out of Germantown, and his name appears frequently in the early
records as one of the original householders. ..."
I will invite Sherri to join us!
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