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Springfield was organized in 1743. Passor Community Building

The earliest purchase of land that has met our notice, although there were settlers there several years before, was made in 1737, when the tract on which Houpt's mill stands was surveyed to Hohn Hughes, but it was patented to William Bryan in 1758.

Names of families living there in 1743, German and English, namely: James Green, Stephen Twining, William Crooks, Brien Conniulin, Hugh Orton, Joseph Blair, Richard Jonston, Jacob Mason, Jacob Abel, Samuel Hillborn, John Leister, Christian Levy, Conrad Fahr, Peter Lester, John McCoy, Thomas Folly, Thomas Adamson, Joseph Bond, Joseph Unthank, Conrad Flores, James Williams, Peter Ashton, Christian Shock, Michael Dort, Peter Ademose, Thomas Blair, Michael Gold, Thomas, Lloyd, Michael Dillard, Christian Spug, Peter leatherman, Simon carey, John Greasley, George Hazeley, Daniel Stout, Stephen Acorman, Henry Hornel, Philip Roup, Jacob Maure, Jacob Huber and Michael Gould.

Springfield is not only one of the largest, but one of the most populous, townships in the county. In 1784 it contained 979 inhabitants, and 160 dwellings.

 

bulletBUCKWAMPUM MOUNTAIN
bulletPLEASANT VALLEY
Village near central Springfield Township.  A very old settlement. Its first name was Schuckenhausen, a German word or combination of German words, seemingly a place name of some section in South Germany and Brought here by a German Family or families from that place. 
Place Names of Bucks County
bullet Sleifer Valley
bulletZION HILL CEMETERY
Kindly submitted by Irv Kaufman
bullet PASSER
A town in Upper Bucks County on Richlandtown Pike between Hellertown and Richlandtown.
bulletSpringfield Historical Society
P. O. Box 211
Springfield, PA 19064
bulletSpringfield Township
bulletKnecht's Bridge
  Bucks County is a class 2A county comprised of 23 boroughs and 31 townships.

Allentown in the year 1895

Wednesday, October 16, 1895
Obituary
William Frankenfield, aged 82 years, died Thursday at his home in Springfield, Bucks County. The following children survive: Mrs. David Walp, Hottelsville; Mrs. David F. Hess, Bethlehem, Mrs. David Fluck, Richlandtown and Tobias Frankenfield of Allentown. The funeral was held yesterday.

 

CHURCHES

bullet SPRINGFIELD MENNONITE CHURCH
PLEASANT VALLEY (610) 346-8600
Churchyard off 212 onto Pleasant View Rd. halfway between 212 and Richlandtown Pike
bulletTRINITY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
PLEASANT VALLEY (610) 346-7114
bulletSALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
ROUTE 412 (610) 346-6112
bullet TRINITY EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH

BEAN PICKERS ON A STRIKE

A strike has been instituted among the string bean pickers of the H.S. MILL Canning Company, of Springtown, Bucks County. The Cannery is kept running by uprooting the bean vines and picking the beans therefrom inside of the factory.

Ref: Town and Country Newspaper
Pennsburg, Montgomery County, PA
Saturday - July 30, 1904
   
Springfield Mennonite Church (Circa 1753)
Surnames from a small graveyard contributed by: Donna Lindeman
Cornerstone: J Moyer / A. Sliefer 1824
bulletAhlum
bulletAlbright
bulletBealer
bulletBeans
bulletBeidler
bulletBeihn, Beahn, Biehn
bulletBerge
bulletBleam
bulletBoucher
bulletBright
bulletCarty
bulletDenyer
bulletDotterer
bulletFretz
bulletFunk
bulletGehman
bulletGeissinger
bulletHeft
bulletHinkle
bulletHorn
bulletHottle, Hottel
bulletJacoby
bulletKochersperger
bulletKoehler
bulletKulp
bulletLandis, Landes
bulletLeatherman
bulletLewis
bulletMatts
bulletMcGourney
bulletMease
bulletMiller
bulletMindler
bulletMoyer, Mayer, Meyers
bulletOliver
bulletRauffman (Could be Kauffman)
bulletRenner
bulletRosenberger
bulletSchaffer
bulletSchimmel, Shimmel
bulletSchleiffer
bulletStauffer
bulletStover
bulletThomas
bulletUngem (sp)
bulletWeierback
bulletWeikel
bulletWiener
bulletZiegler
bulletZuck
bulletZweier

 

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DELHAAS-WILSON CLASS OF 1960

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DELHAAS Class 59

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