A Family History Book

by Mary Ellen Sanfilippo



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/5/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.25x11
Page Count : 900
ISBN : 9781665719605
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 900
ISBN : 9781665719612

About the Book

Imagine what the world was like for our ancestors hundreds of years ago. Instead of going to the corner grocery store, they had to grow or hunt their own food. There were no clothing stores and no roads or bridges. The nearest neighbor was often miles away and the only way to get anywhere was by walking. In this family history, the author draws on more than five years of research. While she originally planned to only cover the Weaver, Shrock, and Miller lines, she learned that she also had forgotten ancestors with the last name of Sommers, Beachy, Hochstetler, and many more. Most of the author’s ancestors left Switzerland and parts of Germany and France to find religious freedom. While some died at sea while trying to cross the Atlantic Ocean, others went on to settle in the colonies and accomplish remarkable things. Join the author as she examines a forgotten way of life while celebrating her family history and the contributions of her ancestors.

About the Author

Mary Ellen (Miller) Sanfilippo was raised Amish until the age of seven. She is an only child, now a mother to two daughters. Her husband has three daughters and a son. She became a truck driver in 2010 and has traveled to forty-eight states. She is proud of her Amish and Mennonite heritage and her strong sense of family.