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From: Vincent Summers <>
Subject: Re: [ORIGINAL-13] Re: [CASTOR] Paul Kuster on S.S. Fox ??
Date: Sun, 30 Jul 2000 21:43:50 -0400

Could a scan of this information, in its original handwriting, perhaps
with signature, be obtained? Whether accurate or no, I could
temporarily put it on my file site (I will eventually improve my choice
of sites for posting downloadable files), so that others interested
could download a copy of the document.

If not, that is OK, but if so, that would be great.

> Jan:
> This is the first I've heard of a ship being attached to the Kuster
> emigration. Sounds very exciting, and I will explore further. In the
> meantime, I am also posting your data to the Original-13 list. Perhaps
> someone on that list has more ship info.
> Kathy
> In a message dated 7/30/2000 11:49:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
> << In my Grandmother Custer's papers was this information in her
> handwriting:
> "In 1682 Paulus Custer came to America from Germany on the S.S. Fox. His
> children were Arnold, Johannes, and Hermanus. Paul Custer, son of Hermanus,
> settled in Montgomery Co. Pennsylvania." No source was indicated.
> My cursory search for this ship turned up only:
> 1) "The Fox", an immigrant ship which sailed from Rotterdam, to Plymouth,
> to
> Philadelphia, arriving 12 Oct 1738 - no Kusters or similar names listed;
> 2) "The Fox" an immigrant ship from the Netherlands from an unspecified
> port
> to New York and New Jersey arriving 31 Aug 1662 - no Kusters or similar
> names
> listed.
> Anyone else ever run across anything linking Paulus Kuster's passage to
> America with a ship name?
> Jan Custer Bryan
> >>
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