The Pennsylvania-German : devoted to the history, biography, genealogy, poetry, folk-lore and general interests of the Pennsylvania Germans and their descendants . pr^-*^ liiliMlitf 9mm •ourMsiy of R^T. P. C. Cr>ll. P.D. TIIK UOMi: or RACUKI. DVUN. 100 THE PEXXSYLVAXIA-GKRMAX affecting. The circumstances surround-ing her were of such an interesting char-acter as to demand more than a passingnotice. Rachel Bahn was a descendant of oneof the oldest settlers of York county. Shewas born, lived and died on the old home-stead in the beautiful Kreutz Creek val-ley, midway on the turnpike betweenY

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The Pennsylvania-German : devoted to the history, biography, genealogy, poetry, folk-lore and general interests of the Pennsylvania Germans and their descendants . pr^-*^ liiliMlitf 9mm •ourMsiy of R^T. P. C. Cr>ll. P.D. TIIK UOMi: or RACUKI. DVUN. 100 THE PEXXSYLVAXIA-GKRMAX affecting. The circumstances surround-ing her were of such an interesting char-acter as to demand more than a passingnotice. Rachel Bahn was a descendant of oneof the oldest settlers of York county. Shewas born, lived and died on the old home-stead in the beautiful Kreutz Creek val-ley, midway on the turnpike betweenY
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The Pennsylvania-German : devoted to the history, biography, genealogy, poetry, folk-lore and general interests of the Pennsylvania Germans and their descendants . pr^-*^ liiliMlitf 9mm •ourMsiy of R^T. P. C. Cr\>ll. P.D. TIIK UOMi: or RACUKI. DVUN. 100 THE PEXXSYLVAXIA-GKRMAX affecting. The circumstances surround-ing her were of such an interesting char-acter as to demand more than a passingnotice. Rachel Bahn was a descendant of oneof the oldest settlers of York county. Shewas born, lived and died on the old home-stead in the beautiful Kreutz Creek val-ley, midway on the turnpike betweenYork and Wrightsville. This turnpikewas built as early as 1818. Her familywas allied to the Harbaughs, Fishers andSpanglers, some members of which be-came known to literary fame. She wasone of ten sons and daughters and sur-vived all her brothers and sisters but one. Having had but limited educationaladvantages earlier in life, Miss liahn inher affliction turned her attention to theimprovement of her mind. Her pecu-liar ailment and her sunny, social dispo-sition appealed strongly to an ever in-creasing circle of friends and visitors.It is believed that she

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