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  1. Very interesting article.

    A small historical correction: you indicated that “the story begins in 1732 when Peter Bruegger (Bricker) and Margaretha Roesti emigrated from Bern, Switzerland, to the
    Cocalico Valley of Lancaster County.” Actually, Margaretha Roesti was the mother of the immigrant to America Peter Bricker (who was baptized a Bruegger in Switzerland), and neither she nor her husband, Peter Bruegger (senior), ever immigrated to America.