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Hayes Ancestors and related families - Mees Family Line

Johann Mees - father of Palatine Emigrants

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Palatine Emigrants to New York State (1710)

The Palatines originally came from the Palatinate area of south-west Germany (over 160 years before the modern nation-state of Germany was founded) and emigrated to New York State in 1710.

Early Voyages to New England (1600's)

Images of the type of sailing vessels used to cross the Atlantic Ocean in the 1600's.

Early Towns & Communities in North America

The early pioneer settlers built the first homesteads, schools, churches, businesses, towns, roads, bridges ...

Garrison House, Dover, New Hampshire (c. 1675)

An example of an early New England family home that was also used as a Garrison House for protection against attacks from Native American Indian tribes.

Early Transportation by Stagecoach

As soon as roads were built and well enough developed - horse drawn stagecoaches were used to transport passengers, mail and goods between towns and across regions.