Caspar Surber (Sarver) and Barbara Merkj

Casper Surber¬†was born or baptized on 5 March 1719 in Switzerland.He married Barbara Merkj, and shortly afterwards, on 18 April 1741 left from the German-speaking parish of¬†Schoefflisdorf in Oberwenigen (near Zurich) for "Carolina." Caspar and Barbara may have been Mennonites or other religious dissidents such as Anabaptists, as these formed the majority of Swiss emigrants.They … Continue reading Caspar Surber (Sarver) and Barbara Merkj