Few families know their history as well as the descendants of Hans Jacob HONEGGER (HONAKER), a Swiss-German immigrant who sailed to Philadelphia in 1749. Credit is given to:
◉ Nadine W. Larson researched Honegger’s ancestors and wrote Hans Jacob Honaker – From Switzerland to America, 1987, 249 pgs.
◉ Frieda Patrick Davison edited Honaker Family in America, Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, MD, Copyright 1998 by The National Association of Hans Jacob Honaker Families
◉ The National Association of Hans Jacob Honaker Families as they continue to make annual updates to the above book as well as publish a quarterly newsletter.
My line is through Hans Jacob’s son Frederick Honaker who married Rachel Wiseman. They are buried in Rehoboth Church Cemetery, Union, Monroe County, West Virginia.
◉ ◉ I’m hoping someday FamilySearch.org will have the images of the Swiss records online so that I can see the documents that Nadine used to add 8 generations to the HONEGGER family tree back to the 1500s.
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