TRITT FAMILY HISTORY, VOLUME I



Tritt Family History
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After more than 30 years of research and preparation, Tritt Family Research published Volume I of Tritt Family History. This limited edition publication contains 191- 8.5 x 11 pages, with a full color hard bound cover. It features over 150 photos and illustrations, plus charts, maps, inventories, wills and family records.

This is the first documented published account of the history of the Tritt family in Europe and colonial America. The Tritt story in America began with the arrival of two immigrant brothers, Hans Peter Tritt and his younger brother, Christian, in 1739. This volume traces their origins from 1562 in Canton Bern, Switzerland, through the birth of their grandchildren in America.



TABLE OF CONTENTS


Preface
1999 Officers of Tritt Family Research
Tritt Family History Patron Donors
Important Dates in Tritt Family History
Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations
Naming Customs
Introduction

Section I - The Family Story


Reminiscing
Saint Stephan
Diedendorf
From Diedendorf to Philadelphia
Hans Peter Tritt, Jr. (1715-1768)
Johann Jacob Tritt (Dritt) (1746-1817)
Catharine Barbara (Tritt) Boyer (1747-?)
Johann Paul Tritt (1752-1820)
Johann Peter Tritt (1755-1839)
Joshua/Joseph Tritt (1762-?)
Other Daughters of Hans Peter Tritt (1715-1768)
Christian Treat (Tritt) (1719-1801)
Henry Treat (abt. 1744-1793)
Other Children of Christian Treat (1719-1801)

Section II - Family Records


Section III - Related Topics



Tritt Family Legends
Etymology of the Surname Tritt/Tritten
Tritten Surname Variations
Discovery of the European Origin of Hans Peter and Christian Tritt
A Single Origin of the Tritt Families?
Early Life in the Obersimmental
The Church at Saint Stephan
History of Diedendorf
Other Tritt/Tritten Immigrants and Family Lines
Jacob Dritt Mansion
The Dritt Cemetery

Section IV - Tritt Family Research


History of Tritt Family Research
Tritt Family Archives

Index



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