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  • Andris Souplis (1634-1726)
    Andris Souplis (1634-1726). Maybe born in Alsace Lorraine, France. French Huguenot fled religious persecution to maybe Rhineland-Palatinate or Krefeld, Germany along with other weavers by trade. Married Anneke (maybe Keyser) -- had 5 children. Sailed with Anneke and daughter Margaret to New York 1682-85. Admitted a burgher and denizen of NYC 1685. Settled in Germantown among the first 62 settlers who were naturalized and made freemen in 1691 by Deputy Gov. Thomas Lloyd. First Sheriff of Germantown in 1691, still a weaver by trade. Anneke died after 1692. Andris moved to Aronameck, Phila; married Gertrude Stressinger or Mansoon or Enochson by 1697 -- no children. Continued the weaving trade. His property became part of Bartram's Garden. Buried at Wicaco Church, along with Gertrude, which later became Gloria Dei, Old Swede's Episcopal Church, Phila.
    Descendants of Johannes LINCKS, born 1702 - died 1760, Franklin, Blair, Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties.  Kindly submitted by John C. Dawson. PDF file.

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