08 – Henry Hiestand Settles on Penn Family Land

08 – Henry Hiestand Settled on Land Acquired from William Penn’s Sons And who were Henry Hiestands parents? Exactly where did he live in Lancaster County, PA? Why did heContinue reading “08 – Henry Hiestand Settles on Penn Family Land”

06 – The Journey from Ibersheim to America

The Journey from Ibersheim to America Source: http://olivetreegenealogy.blogspot.com/ In early 1727, Henrich Hiestand probably boarded a barge in Worms, much like the one above, saying a “forever” goodbye to hisContinue reading “06 – The Journey from Ibersheim to America”

05a – Our Hiestands (Heystandts) – Refugees on the North Sea

05a – Our Hiestands (Heystandts) – Refugees in Friedrichstadt on the North Sea “Heystandt” was the way the Hollander-Dutch spelled our Hiestand name. In 1689 Ibersheim and the entire PalatinateContinue reading “05a – Our Hiestands (Heystandts) – Refugees on the North Sea”

05 – Where Henrich Hiestand Was Born – Ibersheim, Germany

05 – Ibersheim, GermanyGerman Home-Village of Our Hiestands https://www.akpool.de/ The village of Ibersheim (pronounced, Ibers-heim [“ib” as in “crib”]) is situated on what historically was an unprotected floodplain on theContinue reading “05 – Where Henrich Hiestand Was Born – Ibersheim, Germany”