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The Hirschy Genealogy by David L. Habegger $20.00 This book records the
descendants of Philip Hirschy (1787-1831) and Julianna Frey (1795-1839). The
records used in this book were collected as long ago as 1892 when Noah Calvin
Hirschy began writing down his family history. The records, in their current
form, were compiled by David L. Habegger.
Images of America: A Swiss Community in Adams County by Naomi (Eugene) Lehman $21.00 This book focuses on the culture of Berne, Indiana and Bern, Switzerland. It shows the history of Berne, Indiana as well as the struggle, hard work and pride of the Swiss immigrants as they settled Berne.
MRE Cemetery, 1892 to 2000 by Mike Liechty $7.00 (proceeds do not go to the Heritage Room) This collection records the MRE cemetery records going back to April 1892 through December 1999. They are organized by the deceased’s last name.
The Sprunger Family Descendents of Peter Sprunger-Born 1757 by Willis E. Herr $27.50 (proceeds do not go to the Heritage Room) The first part of this book contains brief histories of Switzerland and what is known of the early Sprungers. It includes the descendants of Peter Sprunger-born 1757- including his male ancestral line to Hans Sprunger-born 1565-1575. It also includes an update (May 1996) of Christian Sprunger 1790-1856, 3rd son of Peter Sprunger, updated by Fred Sprunger.
A Sunday Afternoon Drive Through Southern Adams County: the Stories Behind the Stones (video) by Claren Neuenschwander $20.00 This is a video with the late Claren Neuenschwander giving a walking tour through the MRE Cemetery. It is 25 min. in length.
The Swiss of Adams and Wells Counties, Indiana, 1838-1862 by David L. Habegger & Karen C. Adams $21.00 This book contains record of those Swiss and Mennonite persons living in Adams and Wells Counties, Indiana, during the period from 1838-1862.