History of the Amish: Day 29

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History of the Amish: Day 29

Only a few more days until March 3rd and the official release date of Anna’s Crossing!! To celebrate, I’ve been sharing history tidbits I’ve learned about the Amish on my blog and social media.

In 1738, the Charming Nancy was among the most seriously overcrowded of the ships. It is thought that the ship may have still been contaminated with disease from the previous year’s crossing.

Be sure to share on social media and tag all your posts about Anna’s Crossing with the hashtag #AnnasCrossing! I’ll be keeping an eye out for these posts, liking them, and maybe even sharing a few of yours on my social media!

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History of the Amish: Day 28

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History of the Amish: Day 28

The official release date of Anna’s Crossing is almost here! To celebrate, I’ve been sharing history tidbits I’ve learned about the Amish on my blog and social media. Here is today’s fact:

The following year, 1738, became known as “The Year of the Destroying Angels.” It brought the largest year of German immigration, and the highest ship mortality.

 

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History of the Amish: Day 27

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History of the Amish: Day 26

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History of the Amish: Day 26

Only a few more days until March 3rd and the official release date of Anna’s Crossing!! To celebrate, I’ve been sharing history tidbits I’ve learned about the Amish on my blog and social media. Check back tomorrow for a new fact!

There is a record of one ship that arrived at Philadelphia with only four living passengers.

Be sure to share on social media and tag all your posts about Anna’s Crossing with the hashtag #AnnasCrossing! I’ll be keeping an eye out for these posts, liking them, and maybe even sharing a few of yours on my social media!

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History of the Amish: Day 25

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History of the Amish: Day 25

The official release date of Anna’s Crossing is almost here! To celebrate, I’ve been sharing history tidbits I’ve learned about the Amish on my blog and social media. Here is today’s fact:

A haunting custom of 18th century ship life: If a woman should die in childbirth, the dead mother and the living child were both thrown into the sea together.

 

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An Amish Beginnings

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ISBN: 0800723198

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When Anna König first meets Bairn, the Scottish ship carpenter of the Charming Nancy, their encounter is anything but pleasant. Anna is on the ship only to ensure the safe arrival of her loved ones to the New World. Hardened by years of living at sea, Bairn resents toting these naïve farmers–dubbed “Peculiars” by deckhands–across the ocean.   Keep Reading…

History of the Amish: Day 24

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History of the Amish: Day 24

One more week until March 3rd and the official release date of Anna’s Crossing!! I’ve been sharing history tidbits I’ve learned about the Amish on my blog and social media. Here is today’s fact:

The beds in the Charming Nancy were set in rows, side-by-side, and stacked to the ceiling. Supposedly, no more than two persons were to be assigned to one bed but that was almost never held to. Profit-hungry shipowners and captains were known to assign up to as many as ten per bed.

Be sure to share on social media and tag all your posts about Anna’s Crossing with the hashtag #AnnasCrossing! I’ll be keeping an eye out for these posts, liking them, and maybe even sharing a few of yours on my social media!

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History of the Amish: Day 23

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History of the Amish: Day 23

Have you heard? Anna’s Crossing releases March 3rd. To celebrate, I’ve been sharing history tidbits I’ve learned about the Amish on my blog and social media.

A seven-year-old child stood a fifty percent chance of surviving an ocean voyage in the 1700s, while a child under a year of age rarely survived.

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History of the Amish: Day 22

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The release date for Anna’s Crossingis drawing near! To celebrate, I’m sharing from my scrap basket and posting a daily graphic of Amish history onto my blog and social media. Check back tomorrow for a new fact!

History of the Amish: Day 22

Hans Jacob Kauffman was the passenger who kept the diary on the Charming Nancy. He described over twenty-four deaths, mostly children. Four of the children who died belonged to him.

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History of the Amish: Day 21

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The release date for Anna’s Crossing is drawing near! To celebrate, I’m sharing from my scrap basket and posting a daily graphic of Amish history onto my blog and social media. Check back tomorrow for a new fact!

History of the Amish: Day 21

In the 1730s, John Stedman was the favorite ship captain of the immigrating Germans. His brother, Charles Stedman, was the captain of the Charming Nancy.

Be sure to share on social media and tag all your posts about Anna’s Crossing with the hashtag #AnnasCrossing! I’ll be keeping an eye out for these posts, liking them, and maybe even sharing a few of yours on my social media!

Don’t forget to pre-order Anna’s Crossing for the chance to win an iPad!!!

 

Anna’s Crossing

An Amish Beginnings

Coming March 2015

ISBN: 0800723198

About This Book

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History of the Amish: Day 20

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We are only a few weeks away from the release date for Anna’s Crossing! To celebrate, I’m sharing from my scrap basket and posting a daily graphic of Amish history onto my blog and social media. Check back tomorrow for a new fact!

History of the Amish: Day 20

In the 1730s, John Stedman was the favorite ship captain of the immigrating Germans. His brother, Charles Stedman, was the captain of the Charming Nancy.

Be sure to share on social media and tag all your posts about Anna’s Crossing with the hashtag #AnnasCrossing! I’ll be keeping an eye out for these posts, liking them, and maybe even sharing a few of yours on my social media!

Don’t forget to pre-order Anna’s Crossing for the chance to win an iPad!!!

 

Anna’s Crossing

An Amish Beginnings

Coming March 2015

ISBN: 0800723198

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