Missimer family papers
Held at: Historical Society of Montgomery County [Contact Us]1654 Dekalb Street, Norristown, PA, 19401
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Cassimer Missimer (1708-1812), an immigrant from the Alsace region of France, was the progenitor of the Missimer family in America. He operated a tanyard in New Hanover township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. For many years he was an active member of the New Hanover Lutheran Church, the oldest German Lutheran Church in America.
Berky, Andrew S., ed. The Journals and Papers of David Shultze. Vol. 1: 1726-1760. Pennsburg, Pa.: Schwenkfelder Library, 1952.
"Missimer Family." Accessed January 31, 2011. http://missimer.com/
This collection includes a photograph album (mostly reproductions) captioned with genealogical data; a family tree; family history; card index of family members; files of document copies and research notes on individual family members; and photographs and photograph negatives.
Note that additional Missimer photograph negatives are stored in a Reed family papers folder.
- Historical Society of Montgomery County
- Finding Aid Author
- Finding aid prepared by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen and Michael Gubicza through the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories
- This preliminary finding aid was created as part of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories. The HCI-PSAR project was made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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