William Ferguson

“Once up the Juniata River to the Lead mines to bring the stores away that had been left there. We brot cannon, shovels, picks, etc. down the river in boats. It was in the Spring of the year in all time we were away about a month –”

William Steir

William Steir was a German immigrant.  He arrived in the colonies from Rotterdam on the ship Edinburg in 1753. Mr. Steir took the Oath of Allegiance to the King of England upon his arrival on October 2, 1753. Although his full name was Jn. Wilhelm Steir, also called William Stear or Steer.  Once in the […]