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Bus Tour to Long Green, Maryland

Posted by Lois Ann Mast on

Saturday, September 8, 2018 On Sept. 8, 2018, a chartered bus will travel from Morgantown, Pa., to Baltimore Co., Md., to attend the annual meeting remembering the families who moved from Lancaster Co., Mifflin Co., and Berks Co., Pa. Clyde Nafzinger will serve as our guide in the Long Green area. The first family to move was the Moses Millers in 1833, with others following until by about 1849, there were 13 Amish Mennonite families who settled here: Christian Hertzler, Isaac Hertzler, Jacob Hertzler, John Kennel, Preacher John Mast, Daniel Nafzinger, Peter Nafzinger, Christian Neuhauser, Aaron Smoker, John Smoker, Jacob...

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Dick Beam passed away

Posted by Lori Jones on

It is with deep sadness that we report that Dick Beam passed away peacefully on Jan. 26, 2018. Masthof had a long-standing relationship with Herr Beam, helping him to print many Pennsylvania Dutch titles through the years. It was our privilege to print his books for him to help keep the Pennsylvania Dutch language alive. He will be deeply missed. His obituary is at the following link: http://www.gravenorhomeforfunerals.com/obituary.asp?G=48&Image=1241

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11th Annual Bucks County Ancestry Fair this Saturday!

Posted by Lori Jones on

If you are in Perkasie, Pa., this Sat., Nov. 11, come on over to the Bucks County Ancestry Fair, where Masthof Bookstore will be selling books. Check out their website www.ancestryfair.org for more details. Stop at our table and say hi to Liz!

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Furgee by Katharina Zimmermann

Posted by Daniel Mast on

Just translated to English! This historically accurate book describes Anabaptists in the Emme River Valley in Switzerland during the early 1700's.    

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Brubakers From Switzerland to America 300th Reunion

Posted by Lori Jones on

From August 3-6th, 2017, Brubakers from all over will be congregating at Millersville University in Millersville, Pa., to celebrate their 300th Reunion! Lemar and Lois Ann Mast will be in attendance and selling books as well. If you are attending the reunion events, make sure to stop by their stand and tell them "Lori sent you!" It should be a great event with wonderful speakers and lots of activities for the Brubaker descendants.

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