My 4th great-grandfather Isaac's FALLIS Pioneer Cemetery near Bellbrook, Greene County, Ohio FOLLIS Families
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by descendant Stanley J. Follis
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European FOLLIS Families

England, Germany , Scots-Irish, Switzerland and Wales

Scots-Irish

My FOLLIS ancestry is thought to be Scots-Irish whose families moved from Scotland in the 1600's to Ireland before coming to the United States in the 1700's or earlier. My Thomas FALLIS is first found in 1731 New Jersey. One Ancestry.com FALLIS posting mentions FALLIS' coming from "Fermanagh Ireland having moved there from Scotland during the Plantation Era about 1600's."

England

I have not confirmed any of this information it comes from internet sources at Ancestry.com

My sixth-great-grandparents Mary Molly AUSTIN 1723-1788 of Virginia and Jacob WEBB 1730-after 1788 of Franklin County, Virginia 1723-1788.

Mary's parents John AUSTIN 1701-1760 England to Halifax County, Virginia and Hannah LOVE 1702-1778 of Pittsylvania County, Virginia

My ninth great-grandparents John CARY 1610-1681 England to Massachusetts and Elizabeth GODFREY 1620-1680 of Massachusetts.

My eighth great-grandparents Aaron FORMAN before 1637 - after 1698 England to Monmouth County, New Jersey and Dorothy of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York.

Aaron's parents Robert FORMAN 1605-1669 England to Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York and Johanna died before 1672 Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York.

My eighth great-grandparents Thomas THURSTON 1633-1704 England to Massachusetts and Sarah THAXTER 1635-1678 of Massachusetts.

Thomas' parents the immigrant John THURSTON 1600-1685 England to Massachusetts and Margaret about 1605-1662 of Massachusetts. John THURSTON arrived at Boston, Massachusetts on the ship Mary Anne of Yarmouth, England June 20, 1637. It sailed from Ipswich, England in May 1637 with William Goose as ships master. John THURSTON was from Wrentham, England, 30 years old with his 32 year old wife Margaret, sons Thomas and John, and a 23 year old spinster Lucy Poyett.

Sarah's parents were Thomas THAXTER 1594-1653 Plymouth County, Massachusetts and Elizabeth COFFIN 1599-1660 Norfolk, England to Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

Wales

The John VAUGHAN record indicates the immigrant VAUGHAN came from Wales. No further information has been discovered at this time.

France

Alsace

The peace treaty of Westphalia in 1648 saw the Hapsburgs give Alsace to France

My sixth great-grandparents Heinrich Hirt LANDIS 1716-1809 Alsace, France to Ringoes, Hunterdon County, New Jersey and Elizabeth NAAS about 1761-1753 Krefelt, Germany to Ringoes, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Heinrich LANDIS built a stone house in 1750 which still stands, is a Registered National Landmark where Lafayette recovered after the ordeal at Valley Forge during the Revolutionary War.

My seventh great-grandparents Elizabeth HIRT perhaps 1688-1783 Alsace to Germantown, (Pike or Columbia County) Pennsylvania. Elizabeth was a daughter of Jacob HIRT 1662-1727 Germany to Germantown, (Pike or Columbia County) Pennsylvania and Johan Heinrich Landis 1782-1826 Hirzel, Switzerland to Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Germany

My fourth great-grandparents John Henry HINSEY 1730-after 1794 left Hamburg, Germany arrived on the ship Leathley September 19, 1753 in Philadelphia to Wilmington, Delaware and Elizabeth POST of New Castle, Delaware. He served in the Revolutionary War in Delaware.

My sixth great-grandfather Caspar SCHNERR born in Germany 1732-1790 now Adams County, Pennsylvania. A Revolutionary War marker is next to his tombstone.

Alsace

Alsace became part of Prussia or what is known today as Germany after the 1870 Franco-Prussian War

My last ancestor family to the United States in 1881 my great-grandparents John SCHNEIDER 1843-1917 Alsace Loraine, Germany to Stark County, Ohio to Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana and Margaret Longenfeldt 1849-1925 Germany to Stark County, Ohio to Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.

John's parents Oliver SCHNEIDER died before 1880 in Germany and Marie FUHRMAN 1810-1897 Germany to Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.

Bohl

My fifth great-grandparents George ROYER 1710-after 1772 Bohl, Germany to Berks County now Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and Elizabeth who died before 1769.

George's parents Sebastian ROYER 1688 to 1758-1759 Bohl, Germany to Berks County now Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and Agnes FLOCKIRTH 1685-1758 Bohl, Germany to Berks County now Lancaster County, Pennsylvania daughter of Johann Wendel FLOCKIRTH.

Sebastian's father Hans George of Bohl, Germany and his father was Wilhelm who was Burgermeister or Mayor of Bohl, Germany before 1686.

Hainbrunn

My fourth and fifth great-grandparents John Jacob HECKMAN before 1741-1789 Germany to Franklin County, Virginia and Anna Barbara MYER.

John's parents Johann Peter HECKMAN about 1710-1712 to 1767-1774 Hainbrunn, Germany to Northampton County, Pennsylvania and Anna Elizabeth Margareth Lang Rothenberg, Germany.

Flammersfeld

My sixth great-grandparents Zachariah ALBAUGH came to Hunterdon County, Maryland in 1734 from Flammersfeld, Germany and Anna DUMAT 1698-1773 Preussen, Germany to Frederick County, Maryland.

Krefelt

My sixth great-grandparents Elizabeth NAAS about 1716-1753 Krefelt, Germany to Ringoes, Hunterdon County, New Jersey and Heinrich Hirt LANDIS 1716-1809 Alsace, France to Ringoes, Hunterdon County, New Jersey and Heinrich LANDIS built a stone house in 1750 which still stands, is a Registered National Landmark where Lafayette recovered after the ordeal at Valley Forge during the Revolutionary War.

Loetzbeuren - Oberdiebach

My fifth great-grandparents Johann Casparus BRACH 1704-1782(85) Loetzbeuren, Germany to Berks County, Pennsylvania and Sophia LAUTER 1719-about 1780 Oberdiebach, Germany to Berks County, Pennsylvania.

Neuwied

My sixth great-grandparents Martiniss EICHENBERG 1701-after 1756 Neuwied, Germany to New York to Berks or Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and Anna DORNIN 1702-after 1745 of Neuwied, Germany to New York to Berks or Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Rothenberg

My fourth and fifth great-grandparents were Anna Elizabeth Margareth LANG Rothenberg, Germany and Johann Peter HECKMAN about 1710-1712 to 1767-1774 Hainbrunn, Germany to Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

Württemberg

My fourth great-grandparents Elisabeth BREININGER probably Pennsylvania to 1823 Fairfield County, Ohio and Johann Peter BRACH 1757-after 1830 Berks County, Pennsylvania to Fairfield County, Ohio.

Elisabeth's parents Johann Gottfried BREININGER 1705-1768 Werttenberg, Germany to Berks County, Pennsylvania and Maria Elisabetha Unknown 1707-1794 Werttenberg, Germany to Berks County, Pennsylvania.

Switzerland

My sixth great-grandparents Wendell ESSIG about 1700-1799 Switzerland to Washington County, Maryland and Ann MATTE about 1700-1772 of Washington County, Maryland.

My fourth and fifth great-grandparents Christian KUNZI 1740-1825 Switzerland to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania to Botetourt County, Virginia and Mary Unknown 1748-1828 Berks County, Pennsylvania to Botetourt County, Virginia.

Christian's parents Christian KUNTZI 1700-1774 and Sarah Unknown 1705-1789 both from Switzerland to Berks County, Pennsylvania.

Their son my fifth great-grandfather Jacob KUENTZI 1724-1790 Switzerland to Berks County, Pennsylvania and Ann Margaret 1732-1801 of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

My sixth great-grandfather Heinrich ZUMBRUN born about 1718 in Switzerland died in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

Bern

My fifth great-grandparents Philip ZIEGLER 1734-1803, wife Regina REQUEL 1730-1824 Bern, Switzerland to Berks County, Pennsylvania.

Hirzel

My seventh great-grandparents Johan Heinrich Landis 1782-1826 Hirzel, Switzerland to Chester County, Pennsylvania and Elizabeth HIRT perhaps 1688-1783 Alsace to Germantown, (Pike or Columbia County) Pennsylvania. Elizabeth was a daughter of Jacob HIRT 1662-1727 Germany to Germantown, (Pike or Columbia County) Pennsylvania.

Zurich

My sixth great-grandparents Henry KELKER (Heinrich KÖLLIKER) 1705-1762 Zurich, Switzerland to Lancaster now Lebanon County, Pennsylvania and Regula BRÄETSCHER Andelfingen, Switzerland to Lancaster now Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

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